Holy Week 2019

Date: 04/14/2019 - 04/22/2019
Time: Holy Week Worship Schedule
Location: 7423 San Jose Boulevard

Holy Week and Easter at San Jose

Worship Schedule

Lenten Taizé Service   April 17th   7:00 pm  

Taizé (pronounced Teh-ZAY) worship is a peaceful way to pray, using musical chants,

silent meditation, and scripture readings.

Maundy Thursday   April 18th   7:00 pm

We remember Jesus’ Last Supper with his disciples with a service at 7:00 p.m. featuring

Foot Washing, Holy Communion and the Stripping of the Altar.

Overnight Vigil following Maundy Thursday service until just after midnight

The Labyrinth is open and brochures about the Holy Walk are available outside. Silent meditation is always appropriate.  Prayers for those in need are encouraged.  Music will be played at various times during the night.  Join in and participate in tonight’s Vigil. 

Good Friday April 19th  Noon & 7:00 pm

On this day, we commemorate the day Christ died upon the cross. The noon service will feature the Stations of the Cross.  The 7 pm service includes the reading of a passion narrative and is a somber spoken service.

Easter Day April 21st
This is a time of great celebration and rejoicing in our redemption.

The Great Vigil of Easter 6:45 am
From Darkness to Light.  We begin with the Lighting of the New Fire at 6:45 am in our courtyard. The Paschal Candle is then lit from the newly kindled fire and everyone processes into the church. Remember to bring bells and noisemakers!

Festival Eucharist 10:30 am

A service of joy and praise.  A children’s egg hunt for grades PreK through 5th follows this service.

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