Holy Week & Easter at Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church
Palm Sunday - The Sunday of the Passion
Saturday, April 13th (5 p.m.) & Sunday, April 14th (8 & 10:30 a.m.)
Wednesday in Holy Week
Wednesday, April 17th -6:00 p.m.
Maundy Thursday Service
April 18th - 5:00 p.m.
"Maundy" is derived from the Latin mandatum novum meaning "new commandment." This is a service of the Washing of the Feet, Holy Eucharist, and the Stripping of the Altar. The Reserved Sacrament will be placed in the Angel Chapel for an all-night vigil for anyone wishing to come and pray.
April 19th - 12:00 Noon
This liturgy, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, includes the Passion Gospel, solemn collects (dating fromn ancient Rome), and Holy Communion from the Reserved Sacrament from Maundy Thursday's Eucharist.
Holy Saturday Service
April 20th - 5:00 p.m.
The Book of Common Prayer offers us a service of scripture, a spoken anthem, and the Lord's Prayr for the first service on Holy Saturday. There will be a celebration of Holy Eucharist at this service. Followng the service, there will be a potluck supper.
The Great Vigil of Easter - Saturday Evening
April 20th - 8:00 p.m.
We will gather in the darkness in front of the church to kindle the new fire, light the Paschal Candle and process into the church for readings and Holy Eucharist.
Easter Sunday - April 21st
7:30 a.m. • 9:30 a.m. • 11:30 a.m.