Lent, Holy Week and Easter 2017


Experience Lent, Holy Week and Easter with stirring music from orchestra and choirs; experiential worship experiences and passionate preaching; and the opportunity to celebrate Christ’s resurrection in community with believers.

Lenten Wednesday Services – Wednesdays March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 2017

10:30 a.m. – St. Andrew’s Village
12:00 noon – Great Hall, with lunch to follow
6:30 p.m. – Sanctuary

Lenten Mentor Information Page

Lenten Book Study: Present Over Perfect – Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4 – 7:30 p.m.  Details

Lenten Bible Study: Roaming Around Romans – Saturdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25 and April 1  – 6:15 p.m.  Details

Holy Week

Experience the mystery of this holy, hope-filled week.

Sunday, April 9 – Palm Sunday – Regular Worship times; Pancake Breakfast at Youth & Sports Center, 9:30 a.m. – Noon

Maundy Thursday – April 13  – Sanctuary

We celebrate the Last Supper – a Passover meal that Jesus shared with his disciples the night before his death.

1:00 p.m. – Worship at St. Andrew’s Village
7:00 p.m. -Worship in the Sanctuary – Music: New Dimension Singers and Handbells.  Childcare (birth-age 5) available.

Holy Week Prayer Vigil – Thurs., April 13, 8 p.m. to Sat., April 15, 8 a.m.

As a part of our Holy Week observance we are inviting you to keep vigil, to watch and pray with us. There will be someone praying in the Chapel every hour, day and night, from the end of the Maundy Thursday worship service until Saturday morning—the time from Jesus arrest in the Garden until after his death and burial. The Vigil will include resources to help guide your time. You can sign up at the information desk or simply show up. For more information contact Pastor John Straiton jstraiton@saintandrews.org or Dale Bakken dbakken@saintandrews.org

Good Friday – April 14

Worship at St. Andrew’s Village – 10:30 a.m.

Good Friday Experiential Family Worship – 11 a.m.1 p.m. and 3 p.m. – Begins outside the Great Hall

All ages are welcome as we journey with Jesus from Palm Sunday to the Upper Room to the Cross and to the Empty Tomb. This interactive worship experience involves compelling drama, beautiful music, and experiential elements that will prepare you for the Easter promise. Come 30 minutes early to enjoy the animal petting zoo as part of the Marketplace.

Good Friday Passion Service  – 7 p.m., Sanctuary

The story is told through the Biblical text and music by St. Andrew’s Choir, St. Andrew’s Orchestra and the 108-rank Casavant organ. Childcare (birth-age 5) available.


Easter Saturday, April 15

Contemporary Worship, Great Hall – Saturday, April 15, 5 p.m.   Childcare (birth – age 5 ) available. Communion served.

Easter Sunday, April 16

Contemporary Worship, Great Hall –  Sunday, April 16, 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. Childcare (birth-age 5) available. Communion at both services.

Traditional Worship, Sanctuary – Sunday, April 16 – 7,8,9,10,11 a.m. and noon. Childcare (birth-age 5) available. Communion at 7 a.m. and noon.

Worship at St. Andrew’s Village  – 1 p.m.