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SUNDAY MORNING
8:00 am Holy Eucharist Rite I - Quiet Service

9:30 am Holy Eucharist Rite II -Family Service with choir, music and child care

10:45 am Adult Forum and Church School (September through mid-May)

Refreshments follow both Services

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Need a ride to church? Please call the parish office during the week at 215.699.9204

 
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HOLY WEEK & EASTER SERVICES - 2015

Palm Sunday  –  March 29th
8:00 am  -  Blessing of the Palms, Mark’s Passion Gospel, Eucharist
9:30 am  -  Blessing of the Palms, Mark’s Passion Gospel, Eucharist, Choir & Hymns.

Each of these services begins with the distribution of palms, remembering Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. But after a joyous procession into the church, the tone of the liturgy takes a sudden turn as the recounting of Jesus’ betrayal and passion plunges us into the darker experiences of the week ahead.  
                                                           

Wednesday in Holy Week  -  April 1st
7:00 pm  -  Stations of the Cross & Prayers

The Stations of the Cross have been an important part of Christian devotion and spiritual formation for many centuries and are often used in Holy Week observances. This version of the Stations was written by the Rector as a Lenten discipline several years ago.

Maundy Thursday  -  April 2nd
6:30 pm  -  Holy Eucharist with Foot-Washing and Agapé Meal; followed by Prayers before the Cross

In a very unique liturgy that begins in the Parish Hall, we commemorate Jesus’ teaching through example of our mandate to minister to one another and the world as servants of Christ. In the manner of the Eucharistic gatherings of the early Church, the liturgy leads into a celebration of Christian fellowship and community as we share a simple meal of soup, cheese, fruit and bread. As the evening draws ever closer to Good Friday, we conclude with prayers before the cross.

Good Friday  -  April 3rd
7:00 am, 12:00 noon &  7:00 pm  -  Good Friday Liturgy

The Good Friday liturgy includes a recounting of the Passion narrative, the traditional solemn collects and adoration of the cross, concluding with communion from the sacrament reserved from the previous evening.

Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!

Easter Day  -  April 5th
7:00 am     Holy Eucharist, Rite I – a quieter, more meditative, traditional celebration opens the day; followed by coffee in the narthex

9:00 am*   Holy Eucharist, Rite II – celebratory liturgy featuring festive music from the Messiah and choirs and musicians; followed by a festive reception after each service 

11:00am*  Holy Eucharist. Then the Church School’s annual EASTER EGG HUNT immediately follows the day’s final church service.

*  NURSERY: Childcare will be available for the 9:00 and 11:00 services. Nursery staff will be in place beginning at 8:45. We ask that all parents pick up their children as soon as the third service ends so that they may join in the Egg Hunt.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 






 



 

 

 

 

 

 

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