Grace Church in New York














Holy Week and Easter

 

Palm Sunday, April 14

9 a.m., 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. in the Church

Palm Sunday Liturgy & Holy Eucharist

Dramatic readings of the Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ.

Preacher: The Rev. J. Donald Waring

At 11 a.m.: Music by Gibbons & Guilmant.

The Choir of Men and Boys with the Adult Choir.

4 p.m. in the Church—Choral Evensong

Jesu, Meine Freude, BWV 227 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750).

The Adult Choir.

Holy Monday, April 15

7 p.m. in the Church—Musical Meditation for Holy Week

Sept chorals-poèmes pour les sept paroles du Christ by Charles Tournemire

Holy Tuesday, April 16

7 p.m. in the Church—Musical Meditation for Holy Week

Leçons de ténèbres pour le mercredi saint by François Couperin

Holy Wednesday, April 17

6 p.m. in the Church

Holy Eucharist

Preacher: The Rev. Julia Macy Offinger

Agape reception immediately after in the Honor Room

Maundy Thursday, April 18

7 p.m. in the Church

Holy Eucharist, foot washing, stripping of the altar.

Preacher: The Rev. Julia Macy Offinger.

Music by Allegri, Duruflé, Farrant, Tallis, & others.

The Adult Choir.

Good Friday, April 19

12 – 3 p.m.  Personalities of the Passion

Seven sermons on the people who encountered Jesus in his last hours.

Preachers: The Rev. J. Donald Waring, the Rev. Chase Danford, the Rev. Julia Macy Offinger, Ms. Heather Sisk, the Rev. Mary Cat Young, the Rev. Robert Pennoyer, the Rev. Harry Krauss.

7 p.m. in the Church—Evening Worship

OLIVET TO CALVARY by John Henry Maunder (1858 – 1920)

A moving account of the Passion set to music and sung by

the Adult Choir with tenor and bass soloists.

Holy Saturday, April 20

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Easter Eve Walk

Children ages 4–12 and their families are invited to experience the Passion and

Resurrection through interactive storytelling, crafts, lunch, and an Easter egg hunt.

RSVP to the Rev. Julia Offinger.

7 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter—Holy Baptism & Eucharist

Preacher: The Rev. Chase Danford.

Music by Byrd, Hancock & Palestrina.

The Adult Choir.

Easter Day, April 21—All Services Held in the Church

9 a.m. Festive Choral Eucharist

Preacher: The Rev. J. Donald Waring.

Music by Batten, Byrd, Noyon/Hancock & others.

The Combined Choirs of Grace Church.

11 a.m. Festive Choral Eucharist

Preacher: The Rev. J. Donald Waring.

Music by Batten, Byrd, Noyon/Hancock, Parker & others.

The Combined Choirs of Grace Church with Brass & Tympani.

4 p.m. Organ Music for Easter Day

Music by Bach, Handel, Pachelbel & Widor.

6 p.m. Festive Choral Eucharist

Preacher: The Reverend J. Donald Waring.

Music by Batten, Byrd, Noyon/Hancock, & others.

The Adult Choir.

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