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Apr 01, 2017

Christ Episcopal Church Holy Week Schedule

The historic Christ Episcopal Church, located at the intersection of Sycamore and Broad Street in Shrewsbury, invites all to worship with them. They also invite you to visit during the upcoming Weekend in Old Monmouth, held the first weekend in May. Here is their Holy Week Schedule of Services.

Sunday, April 9:  Palm Sunday

8:00 a.m. – Blessing of the Palms and Liturgy for Palm Sunday and Holy Eucharist

10:00 a.m. – Liturgy and Procession for Palm Sunday and Holy Eucharist

Wednesday, April 12: 7:30 p.m. Service of Tenebrae

Maundy Thursday, April 13: 7:30 p.m. – Liturgy for Maundy Thursday, including Washing of the Feet, Stripping of the Altar, and Prayer Vigil

Good Friday, April 14: 12:00 p.m. – Seven Last Words from the Cross as told through prose, poetry, and music, including Communion from the Reserved Sacrament

Holy Saturday, April 15: 9:30 a.m. – Liturgy for Holy Saturday, followed by preparing the church for Easter

Easter Sunday, April 16:

6:30 a.m. – Sunrise Vigil Service

10:00 a.m. – Festive Eucharist with full choir, Flowering of the Cross and Holy Baptism. Easter Egg Hunt to follow.

To learn more about the welcoming Christ Church community and history, visit www.christchurchshrewsbury.org.