LCMS Holy Week 2019

Palm Sunday: Divine Service, 10:00 a.m.
Begins outside the church (weather permitting) for the Procession with Palms; the Passion according to St. Matthew is read; First Communions are celebrated

Holy Thursday: Matins, 11:00 a.m.; Divine Service, 7:00 p.m.
The evening service concludes with the Stripping of the Altar as the choir sings an Anglican Chant setting of Psalm 22.

Good Friday: Solemn Vespers, 12:00 noon; Divine Service, 7:00 p.m.
The evening service includes the Passion according to St. John, the Reproaches (sung by Pastor, Choir, and Congregation); the majestic “Sing, My Tongue, the Glorious Battle”; and Holy Communion.

Holy Saturday: The Great Vigil of Easter, 8:00 p.m.
Begins outside the church (weather permitting) for the blessing of the Paschal Candle, followed by the Procession of Light; The Exsultet is sung; the History of Redemption is read; Baptisms and Confirmations are celebrated, concluding with the First Gospel of Easter

The Resurrection of Our Lord: The Festival Divine Service for Easter Sunday, 10:00 a.m.
No adornment is out of place on this day: brass and choral music punctuate this joyous Feast of Feasts; the ancient Victimae Paschali is sung, along with all the beloved hymns of the resurrection.
N.B. There is no Sunday school this day.