Holy Week schedule

Services scheduled to conclude Holy Week observances in Clallam and Jefferson counties are as follows:

Good Friday, April 9

* St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 510 E. Park, Port Angeles.

Noon, liturgy, including prose readings and poetry; 2 p.m., Haydn’s “Seven Last Words” performed by string quartet comprised of Kate Dean, JoDee Ahmann, Paul Cornaby and Fred Thompson; 3 p.m., Stations of the Cross.

Come for all or any portion of this service.

* St. Andrew’s Episcopal and Holy Trinity Lutheran churches meeting together at Holy Trinity, 301 Lopez, Port Angeles.

Joint liturgy at 7:30 p.m.

The offering collected will go to schools, hospitals and orphanages in the Diocese of Jerusalem.

* First Presbyterian Church, 294433 Highway 101, Quilcene.

At noon, special observance to mark the day Christ was crucified.

* Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim.

The 7 p.m. Good Friday service will focus on Stations of the Cross.

* Grace Lutheran Church, 1120 Walker, Port Townsend.

Tenebrae, the Service of Darkness, at 7 p.m., calls to mind Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross and ends in silent anticipation of the resurrection.

This service will conclude the congregation’s Lenten study series “On the Psalms” with Psalm 22.

* Unity Of Port Townsend, meeting in the Masonic Temple, Jefferson and Van Buren, Port Townsend.

Celebration of the Path at 7 p.m. with a spiritual community of light honoring God, in whom we live, move, and have our being with peace, joy, and grace.

* Assembly of God Church, 81 Huckleberry Lane, Forks.

“Prince of Preachers,” 7 p.m. dramatization of the renowned 1800s diamond-in-the-rough evangelist and preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeon, addressing the crucifixion of Jesus and the triumph that came from what was intended to be a tragedy.

Former TV and motion picture actor Dave Richards will appear as Spurgeon.

There is no admission charge; all are welcome.

For more information, call the Rev. Dennis LaMance at 360-374-6909.

* Independent Bible Church, 116 E. Ahlvers, Port Angeles.

At 7 p.m., Good Friday Communion; the Rev. Dr. Mike Jones will speak on “The Passion of the Christ: What Can Never Be Captured on Film.”

Nursery care available.

For more information, phone 360-452-3351 or visit www.indbible.org.

Great Vigil, April 10

* Grace Lutheran Church, 1120 Walker, Port Townsend.

At 9 p.m., The Great Vigil of Easter will be celebrated. as the first service of Easter. It will include the Pascal candle and lighting of the new fire, as well as baptism of new believers and renewal of baptismal vows.

This week only: no 5 p.m. Saturday service.

Easter Sunday, April 11

* Quilcene Community Easter Sunrise Service at Worthington’s Pond, across from the Presbyterian Church on East Columbia Street.

The 7 a.m. service will include a Resurrection Sunday message by the Rev. Steve Mandeville of Quilcene Assembly of God Church, prayer by the Rev. Becky Anderson of Quilcene First Presbyterian Church, and traditional and contemporary songs by local musicians.

* First Presbyterian Church, 294433 Highway 101, Quilcene.

Potluck brunch will follow the Community Sunrise Service at Worthington’s Pond.

Early worship service at 8:45 a.m. will include worship, special music and communion.

There will be no Sunday School.

Family Worship, at 11 a.m. will include nursery care and feature its message in music with the Easter Choir’s presentation of “Our God Reigns.”

Fellowship time, featuring traditional hot cross buns, is scheduled following the service.

* Independent Bible Church, 116 E. Ahlvers Road, Port Angeles.

Easter services at 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. will feature the Rev. Dr. Mike Jones speaking on “Why Seek Ye The Living Among The Dead?”

Nursery care and children’s church both available.

For more information, phone 360-452-3351 or visit www.indbible.org.

* Trinity United Methodist Church, 100 S. Blake Ave., Sequim.

Observances begin with breakfast at 8:30 a.m., with resurrection celebrations at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.

* Grace Lutheran Church, 1120 Walker, Port Townsend.

Festival Eucharist, at 8 and 10:30 a.m., will be celebrated with a contemporary order of worship, “Now the Feast and Celebration.” Special music will include organ and trumpet offerings with Grace Lutheran Choir, directed by Forrest Daniel.

Between the services there will be a potluck breakfast at 9:15 a.m.

For more information, call the church at 360-385-1595.

* Assembly of God Church, 81 Huckleberry Lane, Forks.

Community breakfast, beginning at 9 a.m., followed by Easter music at 10 a.m. and, at 10:30 a.m., continuation of Friday’s “Prince of Preachers” dramatization of the renowned 1800s diamond-in-the-rough evangelist and preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeon, addressing “Who was Jesus in the Past? Who is he in the present? And who will he be in the future?”

All events are free.

For more information, phone the Rev. Dennis LaMance at 360-374-6909.

* Quimper Unitarian-Universalist Fellowship, 2333 San Juan Avenue.

At 9:15 and 11:15 a.m. worship and religious education services: Life from Death, Death from Life, presented by the Rev. Robert Moore.

* Unity Of Port Townsend, meeting in the Masonic Temple, Jefferson and Van Buren streets.

Easter Sunday Celebration of Life at 11 a.m.

* Olympic Unitarian Universalist, 73 Howe Road (off Barr Road), Agnew.

At 10:30 a.m. the Rev. Amanda Aikman will speak on “The New Reverence,” reflecting on what is most worthy of reverence from a Unitarian Universalist standpoint.

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