Christ Church Glendale
Holy Week and Easter 2019
A Schedule of Services and Events
Palm Sunday, April 14
8:00 am, 9:00 am, and 11:00 am—Liturgy of the Palms, Procession (9 &11) and Holy Eucharist
The 8:00 service begins at the rear of the Church
The 9:00 service begins in the courtyard next to the Chapel of the Holy Spirit (CotHS)
The 11:00 service begins in the Rose Window Room of Olivia House
Wednesday in Holy Week, April 17
8:00 am—Holy Eucharist at the Annunciation Altar in the Church
Maundy Thursday, April 18
5:30 pm—Simple dinner provided by the Men’s Group in Olivia House
7:00 pm—Holy Eucharist and Proper Liturgy for Maundy Thursday in the Church
This service includes the ancient ceremony of foot washing. All are welcome to participate; none must. If you would like to take part, please plan footwear that can be removed quickly and easily. If your feet are washed, you will wash the feet of the person who comes next behind you.
8:30 pm—Prayer Vigil in the Pise Chapel
The Vigil is kept until 11:00 am on Friday. A sign-up sheet is located in All Saints’ Hall.
Good Friday, April 19
12:00 pm—Proper Liturgy for Good Friday in the Church
5:30 pm—Evening Prayer, reading of the Passion Gospel, Stations of the Cross in CotHS
(By custom, the Good Friday offerings support the work of the Church in Jerusalem.)
Holy Saturday, April 20
9:00 am—Proper Liturgy for Holy Saturday in the Church
(not the Easter Vigil)
This brief service recalls the days the body of Jesus lay in the tomb.
Easter Eve, April 20
8:00 pm—The Great Easter Vigil and First Eucharist of Easter in the CotHS
Please bring small bells or bunches of keys to be sounded at the Gloria, if you wish.
Easter Day, April 21
8:00 am, 9:00 am, and 11:00 am— Festal Holy Eucharist of the Lord’s Resurrection
The 9:00 service begins with the ‘flowering of the Cross’, during which children cover the wooden cross used on Good Friday. While flowers are provided homegrown flowers are encouraged as well.
The annual Easter Egg Hunt follows the 9:00 service immediately.