Holy Week and Easter Services 2013

 

Methodist Episcopal Church of Winooski (1918) ...
Methodist Episcopal Church of Winooski (1918) – interior stained-glass (Photo credit: origamidon)

Palm Sunday

March 24, 2013

10:00 AM

 Palm Procession

The Reading of the Passion

Holy Eucharist

 

English: The Altar of Repose at St James Episc...

English: The Altar of Repose at St James Episcopal Church, Columbus, Ohio following Maundy Thursday services during Holy Week 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Maundy Thursday

March 28, 2013

7:00 PM

 Footwashing

Holy Eucharist

Stripping of the Altar

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Good Friday

March 29, 2013

 The Good Friday Liturgy

12:00 PM

 St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

4620 Linglestown Road

Harrisburg PA

With Reserved Sacrament from St. Paul’s and St. Andrew’s

The Seven

Last Words

12:00 PM

 St. Stephen’s Cathedral

221 N Front Street

Harrisburg, PA

Pastor Kate Harrigan preaching

Veneration of the Cross

Stations of the Cross

7:00 PM

In participation with St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church

Service held at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

248 Seneca Street

Harrisburg, PA

The Great Vigil of Easter

March 30, 2013

Participating with St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Harrisburg

at St. Paul’s

7:00 PM

Lighting of the New Fire

The Reading of the Exsultet

Holy Eucharist

English: Easter egg at the Palm Sunday fair in...

English: Easter egg at the Palm Sunday fair in the Village Museum, Bucharest (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Easter Sunday

 March 30, 2013

10:00 AM

Holy Eucharist

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Lenten Reflection for Wed 3/13/2013

English: This is the portrait of Mother Teresa

English: This is the portrait of Mother Teresa (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

Psalm am: 101, 109
pm: 119:121-144 Jeremiah 18:1-11
Romans 8:1-11 John 6:27-40

 

Let us always meet each other with smile,  for the smile is the beginning of love. —-Mother Teresa

 

 

Lenten Reflection for Wed 2/27/2013

Christ the Saviour (Pantokrator), a 6th-centur...

Christ the Saviour (Pantokrator), a 6th-century encaustic icon from Saint Catherine’s Monastery, Mount Sinai. NB – slightly cut down – for full size see here (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

Psalm am: 72
pm: 119:73-96 Jeremiah 3:6-18
Romans 1:28-2:11 John 5:1-18

 

“For this reason, the Jews persecuted Jesus and sought to kill  him because he had done these things on the Sabbath
  —-John 5:1-18

 
There was a time when the world – believers and non believers – honored
Sunday as a day of worship and a day of rest. People believed that we are
supposed to “be good people” on Sundays (even if we did not subscribe to
this belief the other days of the week). Stores and business were closed on
Sundays. You did not go to work, you could not go shopping and there
were very few if any civic activities to attend – so people went to church.
Over time – laws, customs and traditions changed and gradually businesses
added Sunday shifts, stores and restaurants are open on Sundays and we
can now catch a Sunday matinée at any performance venue. Our hectic
lifestyle tells us that if we can’t get it done the other six days of the week,
we can still get it done on Sunday. We have learned to take advantage of
all that is available to us on Sundays. But does doing such make us less
than holy? If we are true believers and followers of Christ, we know that
effective ministry and worship is not just reserved for Sundays – but everyday
that we have an opportunity to serve, to give, to help and to love.
“Jesus said to them: My father is at work to this very day and I too am
working”

 
Christyan Seay
Lover of the Arts

 

 

 

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About St. Paul’s

St. Paul‘s is a diverse faith community in the Uptown neighborhood of Harrisburg, PA that enjoys a mix of both traditional liturgical and gospel influences in worship.

Rector: Pastor Kate Harrigan

Sunday Morning Worship with Eucharist at 10:00 am

  • Healing and Anointing 2nd Sunday of each month during worship
  • Children’s Sunday School at 10:00 am (2nd and 4th Sundays of the month)
  • Nursery available each Sunday
  • Coffee Hour follows worship every Sunday

Morning Prayer Wednesdays at 7:30 am (Use Susquehanna St Entrance)

248 Seneca St., Harrisburg, PA, 17110

717-233-2175

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