Holy Week & Easter

Christ Church has worship services and other events throughout Holy Week and on Easter Sunday.

Holy Week 2019

Palm Sunday, April 14
7:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist (note earlier start time)
9:00 a.m. Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist with Children's Choir
10:15 a.m. Special Serving Others Sunday
11:00 a.m. Liturgy of the Palms and Holy Eucharist with Adult Choir

Holy Monday, April 15
7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist
Mark Wright, homilist

Holy Tuesday, April 16
7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist
The Rev. Dr. Hemchand Gossai, celebrant; Kennerly Chapman, homilist

Holy Wednesday, April 17
12:10 p.m. Holy Eucharist 

7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist
The Rev. Dr. Hemchand Gossai, celebrant; Matt Brown, homilist

Maundy Thursday, April 18
6:00 p.m. Seder Meal (Murdock Room)
RSVP by April 14 at 301-762-2191

7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist with sermon and adult choir.
Remembrance of Christ's Last Supper with Ceremony of Foot Washing and Stripping of the Altar.

Good Friday, April 19
12:00 noon Liturgy of the Day – Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the reserved Sacrament
Julianna Chitwood, violinist; Jason West, pianist

7:00 p.m. Making of Pretzels & Hot Cross Buns (Dining Room)

7:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross (Murdock Room) – Interactive, intergenerational experience for all ages

7:30 p.m. Liturgy of the Day – Veneration of the Cross and Holy Communion from the reserved Sacrament
Robert Toense, flutist; Jason West, pianist

Easter Sunday - April 21

7:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist with sermon and hymns (note earlier start time)

8:45 a.m. Children meet in the Lending Library to prepare for Flowering of the Cross. Bring a sprig of flowers.

9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with sermon, hymns and anthems.
Christ Church Choirs with Festival Brass and Hallelujah Chorus sung at conclusion of service.
Nursery is available through age 4.

10:10 a.m. Coffee Hour

10:30 a.m. Annual Easter Egg Hunt begins outside in Foley Park (next to the church driveway). Bags will be provided.

11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist with sermon, hymns and anthems. 
Christ Church Choirs with Festival Brass and Hallelujah Chorus sung at conclusion of service. 
​Nursery is available through age 4.

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