Holy Week Services Announced By Grace Episcopal

Friday, April 11, 2014
Holy Week services following Palm Sunday, leading up to Easter at Grace Episcopal Church, 20 Belvoir Ave. are:
Maundy Thursday, 7 p.m. – This liturgy commemorates Jesus’ commandment to love one another and includes the washing of feet and if followed by a night-long vigil.
Stations of the Cross on Friday, April 18, 11:30 a.m. begins in the courtyard and moves through the grounds unless the weather sends it into the Nave. A meditative experience, the service follows Jesus’ journey to the cross.

Good Friday Liturgy,  April 18, 12:15 p.m., is solemn and quiet, centering around Jesus’ crucifixion.
Easter Vigil,  Saturday, April 19, 8 p.m., is a service which begins outdoors with the kindling of the new fire, which is carried into the darkened Nave. It's first part is a remembrance of the salvation history of God’s people, followed immediately by the first service of Easter. This liturgy will be followed (in true Grace style) with a champagne reception and potluck goodies. Please bring potluck goodies.

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