Good Friday Tenebrae

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in News | One Comment
Good Friday Tenebrae

7 pm March 29 As we read the story of Jesus’ trial and crucifixion, we extinguish candles, one by one, and sing stanzas from Hans Leo Hassler’s “Passion Chorale” (O Sacred Head, Now Wounded). After the final candle is extinguished, we remove all worship symbols from the sanctuary (this is called “stripping the chancel”) and […]

Holy Week at Bethlehem

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in News | No Comments

 The palm branches we waved on Sunday have already begun to wither, as our journey toward the cross commences. On Thursday evening, we will gather around tables to wash one another’s hands and serve one another the Bread and Cup of Holy Communion, remembering our Lord’s last supper with his disciples. Maundy Thursday worship begins […]

Holy Week Worship Schedule

Posted by on Feb 27, 2013 in Blog, News | No Comments
Holy Week Worship Schedule

Palm Sunday, March 24 8:30 and 11:00 am Join us for a dramatic reading of the Passion Story, in which you get to participate!   Maundy Thursday, March 28 7 pm (Fellowship Room) Celebrate Communion, as we wash one another’s hands (don’t worry, you can keep your shoes on!) and remember our Lord’s final supper […]