HOly Week at CEC
Palm Sunday April 14 - The Passion of Christ
At the 7:30, 9 & 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. services Charissa Fenton will perform her dramatic reenactment of the Passion. Definitely not to be missed!
Palm Sunday April 14 - Ministry Fair and Picnic
On Palm Sunday, the Ministry Council has planned a morning of fun, fellowship, and food - our favorite things! The conclusion of both the 9 & 11 a.m. services will be a procession, with music and palms, from the church to the Outreach Campus. There will be a lunch of pulled pork sandwiches and the opportunity to learn about and join the various ministries of Christ Church. The fair and picnic will run from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. so you may attend the service of your choice. No adult Sunday School that morning.
Maundy Thursday April 18 - Agape Dinner 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. in the Parish Hall followed by our Youth led service at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Enjoy a Mediterranean meal with your CEC family before attending the Maundy Thursday service led by our Youth. The Agape Dinner has a suggested donation of $7/adults and $3/children. Please RSVP so we know how much food to prepare. The registration form is at the right.
Maundy Thursday April 18 Prayer Vigil in the Veterans Chapel over night from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
"Couldn't you keep watch for one hour? Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak." Mark 14:37b-38
Immediately following the Maundy Thursday service, there will be a prayer vigil in the Veteran's Chapel. Those willing to "watch with Jesus for one hour" may sign up for one of the available spots below and spend an hour in meditation and prayer prior to our Good Friday observance. Security will be on the premises for your safety. Sign up to pray.
Good Friday April 19 - The Way of the Cross in the Sanctuary at noon
This meditational service without communion will feature “Lux Aeterna” by Morten Lauridsen performed by the Christ Church Adult Choir accompanied by orchestra. Join us as we mark the “Way of the Cross” that Jesus trod.
Good Friday April 19 - Seder Experience in the Outreach Pavilion
The Well, our young adult ministry, invites everyone adults, youth, and children, to come and experience a traditional Passover meal on Good Friday. The experience will be about two hours long. Tickets will be sold at the church ($10/adults, $5/children 12-years and under). You must have a ticket to attend. Limited seating. Free childcare for those who need it. Please RSVP at the time of ticket purchase for childcare. A meal will be served to the children in childcare. Contact Justin Lindstrom.
Children’s Liturgy of Light and Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, April 20
Families are invited to gather in the first floor of the Family Ministry Center at 10 a.m. on Saturday to prepare for the Liturgy of Light service in the Children’s Chapel. After the service, an Easter Egg Hunt for all ages from toddlers to fifth-graders will take place on the Christ Church lawns. As always, the Easter Bunny will be there. Don’t forget your baskets and your cameras!
Holy Saturday Easter Vigil and Baptism April 20
The first celebration of Easter will take place at 5 p.m. as our newest Christians are baptized.
Easter Sunday April 21
Happy Easter! Join us for a Festival Eucharist at 7:30, 9, and 11 a.m. There will be brass and full choir at the 9 & 11 a.m. celebrations. No 6 p.m service on this Sunday.