Holy Week is the holiest week in our church calendar, and it remembers the events leading up to the crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord, Jesus Christ. It begins with Palm Sunday (March 28th) and concludes with Easter Sunday (April 4th).
Below is a brief description of each days events that we remember in Jesus’ life, and the services offered at St. Andrew’s throughout the week. To attend any of the in-person, indoor services you will need to register due to the pandemic and the necessary capacity limits. You can register by clicking on the link below. For our outdoor services on Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday, no registration is needed. We will live-stream a service on Facebook each day of Holy Week, as well.
Palm Sunday remembers the triumphant entry of Jesus into the Holy City of Jerusalem riding on a colt. We remember on this Sunday the full passion story and celebrate that Jesus was declare publicly as King: “Hosanna in the highest.”
Sunday 28th @ 8:00am Indoor/Online Service . @ 10:30am Outdoor Service
Holy Monday remembers the action Jesus takes when entry the temple complex and see how the Jewish elite were conducting business. Jesus condemns them for making his Father’s house a ‘den of thieves’.
Monday 29th @ 7:00pm Service of Evening Prayer
Holy Tuesday remembers how the temple leaders challenged Jesus by putting him to the test. They raised a number of theological debates with him and questioned he teaching and authority.
Tuesday 30th @ 7:00pm Service of Evening Prayer
Holy Wednesday is a service of shadows or darkness known as Tenebrae. It’s a service of solemn readings marked by the extinguishing of a candle. This service leads us into the darkness of the Tridium.
Wednesday 31st @ 7:00pm Service of Tenebrae
Maundy Thursday remembers Jesus, with his disciples, celebrate the Passover, Jesus offers a new commandment to love as he loves, and Judas betraying Jesus.
Maundy Thursday 1st @ 5:30pm Service @ 7:00pm Service/Online
Good Friday remembers Jesus before Pilate and the crucifixion of our Lord.
Good Friday 2nd @ 12:00pm Service @ 5:00pm Service @ 7:00pm Service
Easter Sunday is all about the resurrection! Alleluia, Christ is risen! The Lord is risen indeed, Alleluia!
Easter Sunday 4th @ 8:00am Service @ 10:30am Outdoor Service