Holy Week services at area houses of worship

April 04, 2007

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Sharpsburg, Maundy Thursday will be observed at a 7 p.m. service.

The Good Friday service is at noon.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Williamsport, Maundy Thursday will be observed with the Rev. Mark Sandell preaching on the topic, What Will We Do With This Jesus?, at the 7 p.m. communion service.

Mount Nebo United Methodist Church, Boonsboro, Maundy Thursday will be celebrated with communion at 7 p.m.

Grace Bible Church, 2227 Hoffman Road, Greencastle, Pa., a Good Friday program featuring seven pastors and seven voices about the cross will be held from noon to 3 p.m.

Broadfording Church of the Brethren Fellowship, Maundy Thursday will be observed at 7 p.m. with a love feast and communion.

On Good Friday, Pastor Len Smith will speak at 7 p.m. on the topic, A Guest's Testimony.

Christ Reformed UCC of Cavetown, Maundy Thursday will be observed with the dinner theater presentation of The Room Upstairs at 6 p.m.


Trinity Lutheran Church, Smithsburg, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services will begin at 7 p.m.

St. Paul's Free Lutheran Church, Leitersburg, Pastor Terry Culler will speak at the Maundy Thursday communion service at 7 p.m. on the topic, Tempt Us Not.

On Good Friday, the topic of the 7 p.m. service is Delivered from Evil.

Christ Lutheran Church, 216 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services are at 7 p.m. with communion.

St. John's Lutheran Church, 101 W. Martin St., Martinsburg, W.Va., Maundy Thursday services are at noon in the chapel and at 7:30 p.m. in the nave with communion.

The Good Friday Tenebrae service begins at 7:30 p.m.

Grossnickle Church of the Brethren, on Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m., there will be a Love Feast and communion in the sanctuary.

Good Friday worship will begin at 7 p.m. and will include a monologue, From One Servant to Another," by Pastor Tim Ritchey Martin.

St. John's Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Maundy Thursday services are at noon and 7 p.m. and on Good Friday, the service is at 7 p.m.

The church will be open for a Walk through the Passion both days from 1 to 7 p.m.

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, communion will be celebrated tonight at 7 followed by the stripping of the altar.

Table communion, by reservation only, will be Maundy Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

The Good Friday service of Tenebrae is at 7 p.m.

St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Berkeley Springs, W.Va., today at 1:30 p.m., there will be a service of healing and communion.

On Maundy Thursday, there will be communion and the stripping of the altar at 6 p.m.

There will be the Good Friday liturgy with communion at noon.

Mount Zion Episcopal Church, Hedgesville, W.Va., on Good Friday, the liturgy will be read at 6 p.m.

Concordia Lutheran Church, 17906 Garden Lane, Hagerstown, the Rev. James Murr, Jr. will lead the 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday service with communion followed by the Stripping of the Altar.

Good Friday services are also at 7 p.m.

Boonsboro Family Worship Center, 7605 Old National Pike, a 24-hour prayer chain will begin Good Friday and continue through Saturday, April 7.

Anyone with a prayer request may call 301-432-8710 and leave your request.

Ebenezer AME Church, 40 W. Bethel St., Hagerstown, the Rev. Leroy Jackson will preach on the Seven Last Words at the 7 p.m. Good Friday service.

Zion United Church of Christ, communion and Tenebrae will be celebrated on Maundy Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

St. Catherine Eastern Orthodox Church, Hagerstown, holy week services will begin at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday and Friday.

Otterbein United Brethren Church, 146 Leitersburg St., Greencastle, Pa., the Easter musical, Eyes of Faith, will be presented on Good Friday at 7 p.m. and Easter Sunday at 9 a.m.

Blair's Valley First Church of God, Clear Spring, a communion service will begin at 7 p.m. on Maundy Thursday.

Haven Lutheran Church, 1035 Haven Road, Hagerstown, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services will be held at 7 nightly.

On Good Friday, there will also be a noon service.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Hancock, tonight at 7:30 p.m., the Stations of the Cross will be held in Parish Hall followed by Holy Eucharist in the church.

On Maundy Thursday, a soup and salad supper at 6:30 p.m. in Parish Hall will be followed at 7:30 p.m. with the liturgy of the Last Supper and stripping of the altar.

A prayer vigil will resume on Good Friday at 7 a.m. A Good Friday procession by local churches will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will end at St. Thomas.

Communion will follow at noon with a reading of the Passion Gospel.

St. Peter's (Beard's) Lutheran Church, Old Forge Road, Hagerstown, the Rev. David Baker will speak on the topic, Do This In Remembrance of Me, at the 7:30 p.m. communion service on Maundy Thursday.

On Good Friday, Baker will speak at 7:30 p.m. on A Good Day to Live.

Pikeside United Methodist Church, 25 Paynes Ford Road, Martinsburg, W.Va., the Rev. Thomas Young will speak on the topic, Christ and Culture, at the 7 p.m. communion service on Maundy Thursday.

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