THIS WEEK AT
ST JOHN'S
SPECIAL EDITION
JOIN US FOR MAUNDY THURSDAY
MAUNDY THURSDAY
Thursday, April 1, 2021
7:30pm Online

Join us to celebrate Maundy Thursday online from St John's.

While we are not able to celebrate the Eucharist or share the foot-washing, the service will include a time of Garden Watch as we join the disciples who waited while Jesus prayed and watched from afar after Jesus was arrested. Please have a candle to light as part of the concluding prayers on the Zoom portion of the Maundy Thursday liturgy.

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HOLY WEEK AT ST JOHN'S

Palm Sunday - March 28, 9:30am. You are invited to come to the church and pick up a palm (on Saturday...see notice below). If you are not able to get to the church or to have someone do so on your behalf, please join in other world Palm Sunday traditions by picking a cedar branch or some pussy willows to use as your palm. There will be an additional blessing on Zoom for these extra "palms".

Maundy Thursday - April 1, 7:30pm. While we are not able to celebrate the Eucharist or share the foot-washing, the service will include a time of Garden Watch as we join the disciples who waited while Jesus prayed and watched from afar after Jesus was arrested. Please have a candle to light as part of the concluding prayers on the Zoom portion of the Maundy Thursday liturgy.

Good Friday - April 2, 12:00pm. The liturgy will an invitation to place a cross where you can see it. This might be a cross on the wall, an item of jewelry, or a cross that you might choose to draw.

Easter Vigil - April 3, 7:30pm. Please prepare a cup/bowl of water for the renewal of the Baptismal Covenant. The Easter Vigil will conclude with the Resurrection Party, a social gathering on Zoom. Plan to join us by getting ready with an Easter bonnet and/or a frilly drink with over-the-top decorations!

Easter Sunday - April 4, 9:30am. Plan to have a flower present where you can see it during the service.

***Links to all services will be available soon on the website and in the newsletter***
HOLY WEEK TENEBRAE:
A HOME BASED DEVOTIONAL

Don't miss out on Holy Week! Download this devotional in either pdf e-reader format or printable format (printing instructions available). A wonderful way for us to be connected in prayer and liturgy during this special time of the church year!
ST JOHN THE EVANGELIST
ANGLICAN CHURCH

 154 Somerset Street West, Ottawa, ON K2P 0H8
613-232-4500
office@stjohnsottawa.ca

The Reverend Gary van der Meer, Rector
The Reverend Dr Caroline Ducros, Deacon 
The Reverend Michael Hicks, Honourary Assistant Emeritus
Dr Gordon Johnston, FRCCO, Organist and Choirmaster  
Detlef Dransch, Rector’s Warden 
Stephen Giles, People's Warden
David MacIntyre, Deputy People's Warden