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at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Collingswood, New Jersey


HOLY WEEK

EASTER AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH

  • PALM SUNDAY - APRIL 9
    • 9:30 a.m. - LITURGY AND PROCESSION
    • Everyone is invited to gather on the plaza for the Liturgy of the Palms and grand procession (parade) into the church.
    • Gospel Reading
    • The Passion of Jesus Christ according to St. Matthew. This lengthy reading will be dramatically read in parts. Please sign up to take part in the gospel reading. Available parts include: Peter, Pilate, Centurion, etc. They are all short.
    • The Palm Liturgy
    • will also be celebrated on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

  • MAUNDY THURSDAY - APRIL 13
    • 7:30 P.M. - CHORAL MASS OF THE LAST SUPPER
    • A commemoration of the events in the upper room.

    • Foot-Washing
    • after the example of Christ is included in this Liturgy. To participate, please sign the sheet at the back of the Church.

    • All Night Vigil Watch
    • Jesus said, "Could you not watch with me even one hour?" The altar of repose will be set aside in the Chapel for devotions and meditation until the Good Friday Liturgy. All hours through the night must be covered. Please sign up at the back of the Church.

  • GOOD FRIDAY - APRIL 14
    • 12 Noon - SOLEMN LITURGY OF THE CROSS
    • with the Mass of Pre-Sanctified.

  • EASTER EVE - SATURDAY, APRIL 15
    • 8:00 P.M. - THE GREAT VIGIL OF EASTER
    • This Liturgy is one of the earliest rites of the Christian Church and celebrates the Passover of our Lord from death to life. The Vigil ends Lent and ushers in Easter. The service includes the Lighting of the Paschal Candle and procession with incense, Old Testament readings, Renewal of Baptismal Vows and the First Mass of Easter. The service begins in darkness and ends in joyous light and celebration. Bring small bells to ring.

  • EASTER DAY - SUNDAY, APRIL 16
    • 9:30 A.M. - FESTIVAL MASS OF THE RESURRECTION
    • with music and incense Easter will be celebrated with great festivity and joy. This is the Queen of Feasts for we are heirs of the resurrection life. Please share this celebration with your whole family, your friends and neighbors. Invite someone you know to attend Easter services with you!

      The annual children's Easter Egg hunt will follow this service.

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK
  • WEEKLY SERVICE SCHEDULE
  • Saturdays at 5:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist (Rite II)
    Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Family Mass (Rite II - Rite I during Advent and Lent) and Children's Chapel
    Sundays at 11:00 a.m. Christian Education Classes
    Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist in the Chapel

  • CHILDREN'S COMMUNION CLASS

  • for youngsters ages 5 and older who want to receive Holy Communion is forming. If you have a child or grandchild interested in this class please contact Father Chattin at once.

  • RED EASTER EGGS FOR ALL

  • An Easter tradition is to give each person a red-dyed Easter egg on Easter Sunday. The egg is a symbol of the Resurrection, dyed red for the blood of Christ shed for the salvation of the world. Needed are about 12 dozen eggs. If you are willing to bring a dozen or two hard boiled red eggs, please sign the sheet at the back of the Church. Eggs may be brought to church on Holy Saturday morning.

  • PLEASE SIGN UP FOR COFFEE HOUR

  • Sign up sheet is located at the back of the church. Supplies are provided for you, and all you need to do is set things up and clean up afterwards. We all enjoy Coffee Hour - please take a turn to make it happen!

  • FOOD PANTRY DONATION OF THE MONTH

  • For the month of April we ask for donations of peanut butter and jelly for the Collingswood Food Pantry. Please leave your donations in the tower and we will deliver them.

    (If you bought donations for earlier months, but forgot to bring them in, we'll deliver those too!)

  • HOLY TRINITY IS ON FACEBOOK
  • Please visit our page and "like" us! While you're there, check out the archive photos that Scott Anderson has uploaded and let us know if you can identify them! And for lots of photos and reminders of older events, take a look at our Facebook group, too.