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Holy Week and Easter 2022

April 10, Palm Sunday

Holy Week begins with shouts and waving palm branches as we join the crowd to cheer Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem. We will gather outside of the church to bless palm branches and process in together, following the cross. Then we’ll transition from the triumphant entry to Jerusalem to the story of Jesus’ passion and death, read dramatically and punctuated with congregational singing.

April 14, Maundy Thursday:
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Woburn

On Maundy Thursday we remember Jesus’ last supper with his disciples. This year, we will share a service of Holy Communion with Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Woburn at 7pm. We’ll meet online and in person to remember Jesus’ greatest commandment: as Christ loved us, so we should love one another. All who join us are welcome to share in hand or foot washing as well as holy communion.

April 15, Good Friday:
First Lutheran Church in Malden

On Good Friday we remember Jesus’ crucifixion and death. Join us to hear the passion story, sing hymns of faith, doubt, and lament at 7pm at First Lutheran Church in Malden. We’ll meet both online and in person. The evening ends in darkness and silence, and continues the following night …

April 16, Great Vigil of Easter:
First Lutheran Church in Lynn

The Great Vigil of Easter is a celebration like no other. We begin outside around a fire and end in the sanctuary proclaiming the resurrection of Jesus Christ. During the service we tell the stories of what God has done for us: creating the world, liberating the Hebrews from Egypt, the young men from the fiery furnace, and us through the waters of baptism. We end in the light of Easter Sunday, sharing holy communion with one another. This service is hosted at 6pm by our friends at First Lutheran Church in Lynn.

April 17, Easter Sunday

Alleluia! Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia! We will raise our hands and voices in prayer and praise because God has raised Jesus from the dead – and that changes everything. Join us at 9:45 for festive worship with holy communion as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and the promise of new life for all of creation.