The holiest week of the year is approaching, and you’re invited to take part in the journey through Holy Week.
Palm Sunday March 25
At both 8:00 am and 10:00 am. The later service will include an outdoor procession with palms, weather permitting
Maundy Thursday Liturgy March 29
Foot washing service in the church, 6:00 pm. Followed by a simple pot-luck Agape Meal with communion downstairs, concluding with the stripping of the altar back up in the church. Bring a simple vegetarian food to share.
Good Friday March 30
Pilgrimage to Portsmouth - come to Portsmouth for a Good Friday service at noon followed by a stations of the cross walk along the Black Heritage trail from 1:30-3. Contact Elsa for carpool information. More info about the pilgrimage is HERE
St. James will be open for prayer during the day. Our Good Friday Liturgy is at 7:00 pm, which includes communion from reserved sacrament.
The Great Vigil Saturday, March 31, 9:00 pm
The service begins in the dark, with a fire, chanting and candlelight. When the bells ring, the lights come on and it is Easter!
Easter Morning Sunday, April 1
Services at both 8:00 and 10:00 am - the later service is followed by a festive potluck Easter coffee hour
More info: https://www.stjameskeene.com/holy-week-and-easter/