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Holy Week and Easter Services 2017

Holy Week and Easter Services 2017
Sunday, April 2, 2017 James Walker
photo of Easter 2008 processionEaster 2008 procession

Commit yourself to walk with Jesus this week. The services of Holy Week commemorate Jesus’ descent into death before the great miracle of Easter.

The crowds’ cheers at Jesus’ triumphal parade into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday turn to jeers and the demand for his blood on Good Friday. If you allow yourself to descend to the depths of despair in what seem to be Jesus’ final hours, you will experience in new ways the incomparable power of the resurrection of Easter. Daily Eucharist traces the journey, building through Maundy Thursday and Good Friday to the triumph of Easter.

Sun, Apr 9 9:00 & 11:15 AM Coventry; at 9:00 AM: Minisingers, Mastersingers, and Vox Cambiata; at 11:15 AM: Trouvères Trebles
  • Sunday of the Passion, Palm Sunday
  • Begin your Holy Week with the waving of palms during the grand procession followed by a dramatic telling of the Gospel.
  • Pablo CasalsO vos omnes
  • Johann Sebastian Bach O Lord, Thy Little Angel Send
Thu, Apr 13 7:30 PM Trouvères
  • Maundy Thursday
  • A beautiful evening service recalls the last supper Jesus shared with his disciples. The congregation is invited to participate in the washing of the feet, symbolic of the servant ministry Jesus instituted with the disciples. This is a Spanish/​English liturgy. Prayer, meditation and reflection vigil follows the service. The labyrinth is available. Parking is available at Plaza Las Fuentes.
Fri, Apr 14
Noon–3:00 PM
Canterbury, Coventry
  • Good Friday Noon Service
  • This service commemorating the passion and death of Jesus is a major moment in Holy Week. The rector and members of the clergy staff offer five meditations on the meaning of the crucifixion in our own time. Each meditation is part of a fabric of worship and reflection that includes hymns, scripture, prayers and silence. Parking is available at Plaza Las Fuentes. Signs and parking attendants will direct you.
  • Streaming live Noon–3:00 PM, Pacific Daylight Time, online
  • Canterbury Choir
  • Debra ScrogginsOut of the Depths NEW
  • Arranged by Alice Parker and Robert ShawWondrous Love
  • Anton Bruckner Pange lingua
  • David V. Montoya Nada te turbe
  • Coventry Choir
  • Pablo Casals O vos omnes
  • Spiritual arranged by Moses Hogan There Is a Balm in Gilead Kelci Hahn
  • Herbert Howells Like as the Hart Desireth the Waterbrooks
  • Antonin Dvorak Eia, Mater from Stabat Mater
  • Plainsong Crux fidelis
  • Spiritual arranged by Moses HoganWe Shall Walk Through the Valley In Peace
Fri, Apr 14 6:00 PM
  • Stations of the Cross — A Journey Through Pasadena
  • We journey through Pasadena and recreate events that encompassed Jesus’ journey carrying his cross from the Hall of Pilate where he was condemned to death to the site of his execution on Golgotha, reflecting, and praying at each station. This is a Bilingual Spanish/​English service that begins on the Quad Lawn.
Fri, Apr 14 7:30 PM Coventry Renaissance Singers
  • Tenebrae
  • This ancient candlelight service commemorates the somber in-​between-​time of waiting, offering an opportunity to grieve Jesus’ death and sense a glimmer of hope of the resurrection. Parking is available at Plaza Las Fuentes.
  • Plainsong Lamentations of Jeremiah Vincent Robles
  • Plainsong In monte oliveti
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria Astiterunt Reges
  • Giovanni Croce Tenebrae factae sunt
  • Felice Anerio Christus factus est
Sat, Apr 15 4:00 PM Troubadours
  • Children’s Vigil & Infant Baptism
  • Celebrate the conclusion of Holy Week and beginning of Easter with children leading this service through reading and music with infant and child baptisms. Bring a bell to ring at the Easter proclamation!
Sat, Apr 15 7:30 PM Canterbury Chamber Singers
  • Great Vigil of Easter
  • The service begins in the street with the kindling of the fire and lighting of the Paschal candle, then proceeds into the Church to experience the stories of our faith and to baptize adults by candlelight. You’re invited to bring bells to ring during the Gloria. The journey continues into the Church to welcome new members into All Saints, and celebrate the first Eucharist of Easter. Parking is available in the Plaza Las Fuentes. Note: Incense will be used at this service.
  • Streaming live 7:30 PM, Pacific Daylight Time, online
  • William Billings Easter Anthem
Sun, Apr 16 7:00 & 9:00 AM Coventry; at 9:00 AM: Trouvères
  • Easter Sunday
  • The rector preaches in the midst of a blaze of candles, lilies and trumpets. Normal Sunday parking is available in Kaiser and Plaza Las Fuentes. Plaza parking is free only until 1:00 PM.
  • Craig Phillips On This Bright Easter Morn
  • Grayston IvesMissa Brevis
    Gloria · Sanctus/​BenedictusKelci Hahn, Daniel Ramon
  • Johannes Brahms Magdalena
Sun, Apr 16 11:15 AM Canterbury, Trouvères
  • Easter Sunday
  • The rector preaches in the midst of a blaze of candles, lilies and trumpets. Normal Sunday parking is available in Kaiser and Plaza Las Fuentes. Plaza parking is free only until 1:00 PM.
  • Streaming live 11:15 AM, Pacific Daylight Time, online
  • Ludwig van Beethoven Hallelujah from The Mount of Olives
  • Bill CunliffeMass
    Gloria · Sanctus/​Benedictus
  • Johannes Brahms Magdalena