Join us for Holy Week and Easter… an invitation to walk with Jesus from the Cross to the Empty Tomb!
Palm Sunday, April 9
7:30 & 10:00 a.m. The Holy Eucharist with the Palm Sunday Liturgy and a Choral Reading of the Passion of
Jesus Christ. Both services will begin in the court yard with the Palm Sunday procession.
Wednesday, April 5-our regular midweek Eucharist with lessons for Holy Week
6:30 am Holy Eucharist in the Chapel
12:00 pm Holy Eucharist and Healing Service with Anointing for healing in the Chapel
The Tridiuum or The Great Three Days, April 13th, 14th, and 15th
Maundy Thursday, April 13th – The Holy Eucharist with a liturgy of foot washing. The service ends with the solemn stripping of the altar.
A Prayer Vigil will last from the end of the Maundy Thursday service through the start of the noon service on Good Friday in the Chapel. You may pray from home for your shift and don’t need to come in to the church, especially for those that take place during the night. A sign-up sheet is available outside the chapel.
Good Friday, April 14th
12:00 p.m. Ecumenical Service with Bell Choir at Gloria Dei Lutheran, 1290 Thompson Rd.
Please bring a non-perishable food item for the Coos Food Cupboard.
You are welcome to join the Community Choir, directed by David Aakre, in providing the music for this
service. They will practice at SWOCC in Sunset Hall on April 3rd and 10th at 7:00 PM. They will practice the songs for Good Friday right at the beginning of their practice.
7:00 p.m. The Good Friday Liturgy – Includes the Reading of the Passion, prayers and Holy Communion from the reserved sacrament.
Holy Saturday, April 15th – 7:00 p.m. The Great Vigil– This service starts with a fire in the court yard representing the first light of Easter, procession into the church, the foundational stories of our faith, Holy Baptism and the first Holy Communion of Easter, followed by s’mores in the courtyard/undercroft.
Easter Day, April 16th – Alleluia! The Lord is Risen!
7:30 a.m. The Holy Eucharist
10:00 a.m. The Holy Eucharist with Music by Emmanuel’s Choir with
Easter egg hunt following the service.
Read more →