Holy Week Schedule

Holy Week

Commemorate the holiest week of the Christian year with us and walk with Jesus as he makes his way to the cross. The Sacred Triduum – the three sacred days – are basically one continuous liturgy that begins with the institution of Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday and concludes with the most important liturgy of the year: the Great Vigil of Easter.

Palm Sunday, April 9

Normal Sunday schedule

WEEKDAYS IN HOLY WEEK

8 am – Morning Prayer & Holy Communion (Memorial Chapel)
No Holy Communion on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday

Noon – Holy Communion With Healing Ministries (Memorial Chapel)
Wednesday only, April 12

4:40 pm – Evening Prayer (Memorial Chapel)

5-5:45 pm – Sacrament Of Reconciliation — Confession (Good Shepherd Altar in the Church)
Monday – Wednesday only, April 10-12

THE PASCHAL TRIDUUM

Maundy Thursday, April 13

Noon – Holy Communion (Memorial Chapel)
Said Service With Homily; No Stripping Of The Altar

6:30 pm – Maundy Thursday Service History & Traditions (Education Building, Room 114)

7 pm – Choral Holy Communion (Church)
with Foot Washing & Stripping of the Altar

7 pm – Uptown Contemporary Service (Ascension Chapel)
with Foot Washing & Stripping of the Altar

The Vigil at the Altar of Repose begins as soon as the Blessed Sacrament is taken to Memorial Chapel near the conclusion of the Maundy Thursday liturgy, and continues until 8 am on Good Friday.

Good Friday, April 14

Noon – Solemn Liturgy Of Good Friday (Church)
with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the Pre-sanctified Gifts

5:30 pm – Good Friday Service History & Traditions (Education Building, Room 114)

6 pm – Solemn Liturgy Of Good Friday (Church)
with Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the Pre-sanctified Gifts

6 pm – Uptown Contemporary Good Friday Service (Ascension Chapel)

*6 pm – Children’s Good Friday Liturgy  (Education Building, Room 29)

*For children in Kindergarten – 3rd grade. For more information and to RSVP, please visit incarnation.org/thecity. (Children are to meet at 5:45 pm in Room 29.)

Holy Saturday, April 15

7:30 pm – Easter Vigil Service History & Traditions (Education Building, Room 114)

8 pm – The Great Vigil Of Easter (Church)

The Kindling of the New Fire; the Vigil of lessons that tell the story of redemption from Creation to Jesus Christ; the Sacraments of Baptism and Confirmation for adults; the first Easter celebration of Holy Communion. The people are invited to bring bells to ring after the Easter Acclamation and the return of “Alleluia!”

The Sunday of the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ

Easter Day, April 16

7 am – Holy Communion With Hymns (Church)

9 & 11:15 am – Traditional Service (Church)

9 & 11:15 am – Uptown Contemporary Service (Ascension Chapel)

No evening services or Sunday School on Easter Sunday.