Holy Week 2019

|| Palm Sunday, April 14 ||

8am | Chapel
A quiet communion service with blessing of the palms, sermon, and prayers.

9am | Front Circle / Church
A lively communion service for the whole family, beginning on the Front Circle with the distribution of palms and a procession into the Church with banners, bagpipes, and a pony. Homily by guest preacher Martin Laird and music by the St. Cecilia Choir of Girls.

11am | Church
A traditional communion service with blessing of the palms and an extended sermon by guest preacher Martin Laird and music by the Choir of Men & Boys.

5pm | Church
A Service of Readings & Music for Passiontide sung by the Christ Church Singers.

|| Holy Monday, April 15 ||

8am | Church
A brief 20 minute prayer service.

7:30pm | Chapel
A communion service with sermon, prayers, and music sung by the Compline Choir.

|| Holy Tuesday, April 16 ||

8am | Church
A brief 20 minute prayer service.

10am | Chapel
A communion service with brief homily and prayers.

4:30pm | Church
A brief 20 minute prayer service.

7:30pm | Chapel
A communion service with sermon, prayers, and music sung by the Compline Choir.

|| Holy Wednesday, April 17 ||

8am | Church
A brief 20 minute prayer service.

7:30pm | Chapel
A communion service with sermon, prayers, and music sung by the Christ Church Singers.

|| Maundy Thursday, April 18 ||

8am | Church
A brief 20 minute prayer service.

7:30pm | Chapel
A communion service with foot washing and silent stripping of the altar to conclude. The congregation may remain in the church and keep silent watch with the Sacrament at the St. John Altar.

|| Good Friday, April 19 ||

12noon | Church
The Three Hours’ Service, commemorating the three hours Our Lord hung from the Cross. The first hour begins with Thomas Tallis’ Lamentations of Jeremiah, sung by the Gentlemen of the Choir. The second hour includes the Liturgy for Good Friday and music by the Choir of Men & Boys and the Christ Church Singers. The three hours conclude with the Girls’ singing Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater. You are welcome to stay for all or part of the service.

4:30pm | Church
An intergenerational walk through the Stations of the Cross, a quiet and moving devotion during Passiontide.

7:30pm | Church
A 20 minute service of sung prayer led by the Compline Choir with special musical selections for Good Friday.

Christ Church Greenwich