Holy Week at St. Peter's
April 10 - April 17

Live streaming will be available on the St. Peter's Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/St.PetersEpiscopalChurchGlenside)

Palm Sunday

10 a.m., April 10.  A choral Eucharist starting outside (weather permitting) with the blessing and procession of palm branches.

 

Maundy Thursday

7:30 p.m., April 14.  A choral Eucharist including foot washing and the stripping of the altar.

 

Garden of Repose

Open Maundy Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Good Friday from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.  Plantings and flowers in the St. Philip-in-the-Fields chapel at St. Peter’s create a space for quiet, personal contemplation during the three days leading up to Easter.

 

Good Friday

Community Stations of the Cross, Noon, April 15. Join members of local churches for an outdoor procession featuring the 14 Stations of the Cross. The walk will begin in the parking lot of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, off Roberts Avenue, and will last about 45 minutes.  If you would like to read one of the prayers, email the Rev. Barbara Ballenger at StPeter654Rector@gmail.com.

Tenebrae Service, 7:30 p.m., April 15.  As the church slowly dims to darkness, contemplate through Scripture, music, prayers, and silence the saving work of Jesus Christ on the cross.

 

The Great Vigil of Easter

Saturday, April 16 at 7 p.m at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, 7020 Camp Hill Rd. Fort Washington, PA. Offered by the churches of the Montgomery Deanery, this service invites our siblings in Christ from parishes throughout the deanery for the first celebration of Easter. There will be a combined choir, with rehearsal beginning at 6 p.m.  Immediately following the service, a reception will be held in MacColl Auditorium.

 

Easter at St. Peter’s

April 17 at 10 a.m. Celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus with this joyful choral Eucharist, followed by a reception in the parish hall. An Easter Egg hunt will also follow the liturgy.

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