Holy Week & Easter

kids“Palm Saturday” Children’s Gathering, Saturday, April 13 , 10:00am – Noon: People of all ages are invited to make Easter crafts, palm crosses, and Communion bread, and to participate in a gentle, age-appropriate telling of the full Easter story, from Last Supper to empty tomb. Visitors and guests are welcome.

PalmSunPalm & Passion Sunday, April 14, 8am & 10am: We will begin our liturgy with a Palm Procession, recalling Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, then proceed to the reading of the Passion Gospel according to Luke. This is a solemn and powerful service, and our doorway into Holy Week.

maundyThursday, April 18,  Maundy Thursday, 6:00pm: In our Maundy liturgy, we walk through Jesus’ final evening with his friends before his arrest and trial, including a simple shared meal, foot washing (optional), and the stripping of the altar.  All ages are welcome at this service.

goodfriGood Friday, April 19, 12pm & 7pm. Join us for the simple & solemn Prayer Book service. The 7pm service leads into our Good Friday Wake, a one-hour vigil with an icon of the buried Christ, with tea and hot cross buns.

Good Friday Service for Kids, April 14, 4pm. A simple service for kids of all ages, based on the Stations of the Cross.

VigilThe Great Vigil of Easter, Saturday, April 20, 8pm. We gather for one of Christianity’s most ancient and beautiful liturgies. Fire and water, music and art, darkness and light, death and resurrection! Please bring bells and noisemakers (some will also be available at church). We will use INCENSE at this liturgy. The liturgy is about two hours long.

eastereggsEaster Sunday, April 21, 8am & 10am. We celebrate our festive Easter Eucharists here at St. Dunstan’s.  After each service, there will be an Easter egg hunt for children (indoor or outdoor, as weather permits). Visitors and guests are very welcome!

6205 University Ave., Madison WI

St. Dunstan's Episcopal Church