June 24, 2019

Local Churches Hold Easter Services, Events During Holy Week; Read Our Full Listing

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Thursday, April 18, Maundy Thursday

Christ The King Church hosts the Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 7 p.m.

Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church hosts a Maundy Thursday Liturgy at 7 p.m. with washing of the feet, Holy Eucharist and Stripping of the Altar.

The First Congregational Church of Old Lyme (FCCOL) hosts the traditional service of Tenebrae at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, April 19, Good Friday

An Inter-denominational Walk to End Hunger will be held for the Shoreline Soup Kitchens and Pantries. Gather in the Griswold Room of Saint Ann’s at 9:45 a.m. for sign-in and prayer. The route follows Shore Rd. to Johnny Cake Hill Rd. to McCurdy Rd., past Christ the King Church to First Congregational Church, and then back again, a distance of approximately three miles.

All ages are welcome and encouraged to come. Even if you are unable to walk, you can contribute by sponsoring a walker. Envelopes for monetary donations can be found on the counter outside the Griswold Room and at the walk. Participants are asked to please bring a non-perishable food item. 

Christ The King Church hosts the Passion of our Lord and Veneration of the Cross at 3 p.m. and the Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. followed by Confessions.

Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church hosts a Good Friday Liturgy Service at 12 p.m. There will be no celebration of the Holy Eucharist. The veneration of the Cross will take place outside – weather permitting.

Saturday, April 20, Easter Saturday

Christ The King hosts Blessing of the Food at 12 noon and an Easter Vigil Mass at 8 p.m. with choir, organ, timpani, and bells.

Sunday, April 21, Easter Sunday

Join clergy, members and friends of Saint Ann’s Episcopal Church, Christ the King Church and First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, for an Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service. Meet at Griswold Point, Old Lyme, at 6 a.m., rain or shine. Follow signs to the location. If you need directions, call the church at 860.434.8686

Christ The King hosts:

  • a Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection at 8 a.m. and with choir and orchestra at 10:30 a.m.

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The FCCOL hosts:

  • Worship services at 9 and 11 a.m.

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Saint Ann’s hosts:

  • Festival Holy Eucharist with full choir and instruments at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

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