Lent, Holy Week, and Easter 2018

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

Lent

Ash Wednesday Services, Wednesday, February 14, 2018
10:30 a.m. – St. Andrew’s Village
12:00 noon – Great Hall – Soup and sandwich luncheon follows
6:30 p.m. –  Sanctuary

Lenten Wednesday Services – Wednesdays, February 21 & 28, March 7, 14, & 21, 2018
10:30 a.m. – St. Andrew’s Village
12:00 noon – Great Hall – Soup and sandwich luncheon follows
6:30 p.m. – Sanctuary


Holy Week

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

Palm Sunday, March 25 – Regular worship times; Pancake Breakfast at Youth & Sports Center, 9:30 a.m. – Noon

Maundy Thursday, March 29

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

10:30 a.m. – Worship at St. Andrew’s Village
12:00 p.m. – Worship in the Sanctuary
7:00 p.m. – Worship in the Sanctuary – Music: New Dimension Singers and Handbells.  Childcare (birth-age 5) available.

Holy Week Prayer Vigil – Thursday, March 29, 8 p.m. to Saturday, March 31, 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 or Dale Bakken.

Good Friday, March 30

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

11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. – Good Friday Experiential Family Worship – 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.

7:00 p.m. – Good Friday Passion Service, 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

Easter Saturday, March 31

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

Easter Sunday, April 1

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

Contemporary Worship, Great Hall –  8:30, 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Childcare (birth-age 5) available. Communion at 10:30 a.m.

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