Bethesda Holy Week 2019

WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK
April 17
“I gave my back to those who struck me,
and my cheeks to those who pulled out the beard.”
12:10 P.M. HOLY EUCHARIST
7:00 P.M. STATIONS OF THE CROSS

MAUNDY THURSDAY
April 18
“I give you a new commandment, that you love one another.”
7:00 P.M SOLEMN LITURGY OF
THE LORD’S SUPPER
with the Mandatum,
Procession of the Blessed Sacrament
to the Altar of Repose, and Vigil of Prayer
Music by Percy Buck, Ola Gjeilo, Anton Bruckner,
Plainsong
A sign-up list for The Watch awaits your signature
at a lectern in the narthex of the church.

GOOD FRIDAY
April 19
“It is finished.”
12:00 NOON SOLEMN LITURGY OF
OUR LORD’S PASSION & DEATH
with Veneration of the Cross and
Holy Communion
Music by Thomas Victoria, Plainsong,
John IV of Portugal, John Gerrish

EASTER EVE
April 20
“Alleluia. Christ is risen.”
7:00 P.M. THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER
The Blessing & Lighting of the New Fire,
the Blessing & Lighting of the Paschal Candle,
the Paschal Proclamation, the Liturgy of the Word,
the Baptismal Liturgy, and the
First Eucharist of the Resurrection
Music by Robert Cooke, Herbert Howells, Henry Purcell,
Plainsong.
A champagne reception will follow in the narthex.

THE SUNDAY OF THE RESURRECTION:
EASTER DAY
April 21
“This is the day which the Lord hath made;
We will rejoice and be glad in it.”
7:30 A.M. MORNING PRAYER
8:00 A.M. HOLY EUCHARIST with Hymns
10:00 A.M. SOLEMN EUCHARIST
with the Great Procession
and Blessing of the restored High Altar Reredos
Music by Farrell Goehring, Gerre Hancock, A. Atkins,
Edward Bairstow, Jacobus Handl, Samuel Scheidt

 

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