Holy Week at St. Dunstan’s, 2023
ALL ZOOM SERVICES will be on our usual Sunday Morning Worship link, available in the weekly Enews or by reaching out to Rev. Miranda at .
Palm Sunday, April 2
Palm Sunday worship at 8AM & 10AM in person; at 9AM on Zoom.
Maundy Thursday, April 6
ZOOM WORSHIP, 5:30PM: Join from the dinner table! Consider setting your table for a special occasion, with dishes you love, flowers, candles, and so on. Have bread and wine/fruit juice on hand.
IN PERSON WORSHIP, 7 – 8PM: This year’s service will include sharing an informal Eucharist (with additional food but not a full meal), gathered at tables together; an opportunity for foot washing; and the stripping of the altar.
NIGHTWATCH: Keep vigil for an hour, at home or at church, Thursday evening or Friday morning. It’s appropriate to pray, sing, read the Bible or spiritual texts, or just sit in silence. Sign up for an hour using this link: Nightwatch Signup Link
Good Friday, April 7
ZOOM WORSHIP, 1PM: A Zoom-adapted version of Good Friday worship, with Passion Gospel.
IN PERSON, 12PM and 7PM: We will read the Passion Gospel and pray the special prayers of this day. This liturgy does not include the Eucharist.
IN PERSON Children’s Stations of the Cross, 4:30PM: A gentle multi-sensory exploration of the Stations of the Cross, for all ages.
The Great Vigil of Easter, April 8
ZOOM WORSHIP, 6:30 – 7:30: A service of story and song that prepares us for Easter Sunday. Gather by candlelight or dim light; bring bells or noisemakers; and have a treat ready to celebrate at the end! This service is appropriate for all ages.
IN PERSON, 8PM – 9:30PM: We’ll honor the Great Vigil, one of the Church’s most ancient rites, with fire and water, story and song, renewal of baptismal vows and the first Eucharist of Easter. This service is appropriate for all ages, as long as they can handle a late night!
Easter Sunday, April 9
ZOOM WORSHIP, 9AM: A festive Easter liturgy.
IN PERSON, 8AM & 10AM: Gather for Easter worship with Eucharist. All are welcome! There will be a festive reception and an egg hunt after the 10AM service.