Holy Week 2018

During Holy Week, a number of meetings and events that regularly occur will be canceled/postponed. Morning prayer will continue through Holy Week, but Evening Prayer will be canceled for the evening services. Sign-ups for worship volunteers and leadership are available in the parish office.

Palm Sunday, March 25
8:00 & 10:30 am
Palm Sunday features a liturgy of the palms and a reading of
the passion narrative from the Gospel according to Mark. Please note, no Sunday School for children or adults will be observed on this Sunday.
Quiet Eucharist, March 26 & 27
5:45 pm
Monday and Tuesday of Holy Week are the quiet beginnings of the week.
We mark these days with a simple and contemplative service of quiet Eucharist.
Tenebrae, March 28
7:00 pm
A service of diminishing light, Tenebrae prefaces the coming passion of
Jesus Christ while acknowledging our foreknowledge of his resurrection.
Maundy Thursday, March 29
7:00 pm
Featuring a communal meal in the Nave, Maundy Thursday celebrates
Jesus’ institution of Eucharist through a light Mediterranean meal in the midst
of a service of Holy Eucharist.
Good Friday, March 30
A simple, quiet service in observance of the crucifixion.
This service will last approximately one hour.
Holy Saturday, March 31
Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
3:00 pm
Bring your kids and their empty Easter baskets to celebrate Easter weekend
and to hunt for Easter eggs across the Ascension campus.
The Great Easter Vigil
8:00 pm
The Great Easter Vigil awaits the resurrection of Christ and celebrates the global tradition of the spreading of the light of news of Christ’s resurrection.
Easter Sunday, April 1
7:30, 9:00 & 11:15 am
Celebrate Jesus’ triumphant resurrection from the dead with a service at 7:30 am and a full choral Eucharist at 9:00 and 11:15 am. Please note, no Sunday School for children or adults will be observed on this Sunday. Make sure to bring a bell from home to ring at the 9:00 or 11:15 am services. The Rt. Rev. Brian Lee Cole will preside at our Easter services this year.

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