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8:00 AM Rite I Eucharist

9:15 AM - Family Service & Egg Hunt

10:30 AM Rite II Eucharist with Choir - Bring bells to ring!

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Upcoming Events @ St. John's:

See Sunday's Lectionary here.

Thursday Cafe & Healing Eucharist

Thursday, 3/28 @ 10 AM & 11:30 AM

Agape Meal &

Maundy Thursday Worship

Thursday, 3/28 @ 6 PM (meal) & 7 PM

Good Friday Worship

Friday, 3/29 @ 12 noon & 7 PM

Easter Vigil Service

Saturday, 3/30 @ 5 PM in our field

Easter Worship Rite I

Sunday, 3/31 @ 8 AM

Easter Family Worship & Egg Hunt

Sunday, 3/31 @ 9:15 AM

Easter Worship Rite II (Choir)

Sunday, 3/31 @ 10:30 AM

Parkinson's Support Group Wednesday, 4/ 3 @ 1:30 PM

Join us!

ALL are welcome!

10:30 AM Easter Sunday Service will be Live-Streamed.

Please note: The church office will be closed on Monday, April 1.

Triduum of Holy Week

Triduum is a Latin phrase which means 'three days' and, specifically, refers to the three day period between Jesus's last night (Maundy Thursday) and his resurrection (Easter Sunday). Many Christian churches have additional worship opportunities during these three days to help parishioners enter more deeply into this holiest of holy days for Christians. Below are descriptions of St. John's Holy Week practices.

Maundy Thursday

Our worship focuses on the commandments ('maundy' = commandment) that Jesus gives to his disciples on his last night: Jesus tells them to "love one another" and to share bread and wine "in remembrance of me."

  • Agape Meal – 6 PM – 6:45 PM – In the Parish Hall. Please bring a simple foods to share like cheese, fruit, hummus, etc.
  • Worship at 7 PM – Eucharist service with Foot Washing in the church (Live-streamed)

Good Friday

Keeping tradition with the most ancient Christian practices to mark the day of Christ's crucifixion, we will walk the Stations of the Cross. Each station has been created by a St. John's parishioner - from Sunday School, to Youth Group, to our parish elders, all have participated.

  • Worship at 12 Noon and 7 PM will begin in the church and then move through the Parish Hall building, ending with Reserved Sacrament

Easter Vigil and New Fire

We end our Holy Week journey around our fire pit in our field with a service that celebrates the triumph of Christ's light over the darkness of death. Around the fire, we'll tell our ancient stories of faith and give thanks for the light of Christ that even death could not dim. (And, of course, celebrate with s'mores at the end!) Bring your chair and snacks!

  • Informal Worship at 5 PM – Outdoors in the field with a campfire. BYOB and chairs please.

Looking Ahead

Green Team Events (full details here)

April 7 - Black Eyed Susan flower forum @ 11:15 AM in the Battin Room

April 21 - Earth Day liturgy and forum after the late service including a tour of our property and walking down to see our 300 year old Oak Tree - ALL are welcome!

Save the Date:

Saturday, June 15th

Bus trip to Washington DC to see the African American Museum

Please see Rev. Jill or Burt Blackburn if you are interested.

Baseball Game

Friday, June 21 @ 6:35 PM

Wilmington Blue Rocks

vs. Aberdeen Ironbirds

We need to reserve tickets in advance this year to get the group rate.

Cost: $14/ticket

Parking: free

Questions/SignUp: See Steve Long

St. John's Episcopal Church

Usual Office Hours

Monday - Friday

9 AM - 1 PM


The Rev. Jill LaRoche Wikel, Rector

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