Churches schedule special services for Holy Week
Churches invite the community to join them for Holy Week and Easter services. Among upcoming services are:
Spirit of Joy Lutheran Church, 1735 Main St.
Passover Seder Supper and Service, Thursday, April 5, 6 p.m. In remembrance of Christ at His last Passover Seder shortly before his arrest, trial, scourging, crucifixion, and death on what is today called Good Friday. Following the Seder Supper, all will share a potluck meal.
Good Friday Service, Friday, April 6, 7 p.m. “They came to crucify a man…but sacrificed a Lamb.” Meditate on Jesus’ Seven Last Words.
Easter Egg Hunt, church land at Highway 67 and Highland Valley Road, Saturday, April 7, 10 a.m. to noon. Children should wear socks and shoes as the terrain is semi-arid (behind the Welcome to Ramona sign).
Easter Celebration on April 8. 6:30 a.m. Contemporary Sunrise Service on the land at the corner of Highway 67 and Highland Valley Road; 8:15 a.m. and 9:15 a.m. Traditional celebration, Holy Communion, special music, and Easter Message at 1735 Main St.; Easter Brunch between services. Bring your fresh spring flowers and place them on our Easter Cross.
First Congregational Church, 404 Eighth St.
Maundy Thursday Service, April 5, 7 p.m. This very moving service recalls the events of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday including the celebration of Holy Communion. The combined choir, including friends from the community, will sing a contemporary Tenebrae Service titled “We Remember Calvary.”
Easter Sunday worship services and Sunday School, April 8, 9 a.m., 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. The Christian faith’s most exciting and joy filled day celebrates the risen Savior in word and in song.
Ramona Lutheran Church, 520 16th St.
Maundy Thursday, April 5, 7 p.m., celebrates the Last Supper with special music and scripture.
Good Friday, April 6, 7 p.m., observes the Tenebrae Service of Darkness.
Easter Sunday celebrates Christ’s Resurrection at the 9 a.m. service and features a performance of the cantata, “Who Do You Say That I Am?” written by Lloyd Larson, followed by a free-will offering breakfast prepared by the Youth Fellowship and a children’s Easter Egg Hunt.
- Holy Week services
- Spirit of Joy to mark Friendship Sunday
- Spirit of Joy church adds contemporary praise and worship service in February
- Jews to celebrate Passover Seder
- Congregation Etz Chaim to observe Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur
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