Churches schedule Lenten and Easter events

April 15, 2014

Groome UM Church posts Easter services

Groome, Faith and Israel United Methodist Churches will hold a combined service at 7 p.m., Holy Thursday, April 17, at Faith United Methodist Church on Church Street in Rehoboth. The speaker will be the Rev. William Hopkins, pastor of Groome United Methodist Church.

Starting at 10 a.m,  Good Friday, April 18, Groome will join other Lewes churches in a Cross Walk through Lewes beginning at Bethel United Methodist Church on Fourth Street. Youth will take turns carrying a wooden cross as participants read Scripture and pray at various historic locations in Lewes. Groome Church will be open to the public for prayer from noon to 3 p.m. Good Friday.

The churches of Lewes will conduct a Sunrise Service at Lewes Beach at 6 a.m., Easter Sunday, April 20.

Groome’s Easter worship services will be at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Special music will be offered, and the Stick Figures will perform. This group is made up of youth from Groome who perform with music and pantomime to deliver a special and meaningful message. Groome invites the public to all of the above services and events. Groome United Methodist Church is at the corner of Savannah Road and Dewey Avenue in Lewes.

Conley’s UM Church hosts Easter season services through April 27

A Maundy Thursday service and Cantata will be presented at Conley's UM Church at 7 p.m., April 17. Good Friday services with prayer time will be held from noon to 3 p.m., and a Women of the Bible program will take place at 7 p.m. A Contemporary Easter service and Saturday evening worship will take place at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 19. Easter Sunday Sunrise service will occur at 6:30 a.m., Sunday, April 20, and traditional Easter services are scheduled for 8:45 and 10:30 a.m..

Cantatas will be performed at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 26, and at 8:45 and 10:30 a.m., Sunday April 27.

For more information, call the church office at 302-945-1881 or visit Conley’s United Methodist Church is at 33106 Jolyns Way, Lewes.

St. Jude The Apostle announces schedule for services April 12-20

St. Jude The Apostle announces its schedule through Easter Sunday:

The Seven Last Words service will be held at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the church.

Triduum services begin Holy Thursday, April 17, with Morning Prayer at 7:30 a.m.. There will be no 7:30 a.m. Mass. The Mass of the Lord’s Supper will be celebrated at 7 p.m. in the church.

On Good Friday, April 18, Morning Prayer will be at 7:30 a.m.. (no 7:30 a.m. Mass). The service of the Lord’s Passion will be at 3 p.m. in the church. On Holy Saturday, April 19, Morning Prayer will be at 7:30 a.m. (no 7:30 a.m. Mass). Also, there will be no 4:30 p.m. Mass and no Sacrament of Reconciliation available April 19.

The Easter Vigil Mass will be held at 8 p.m., Saturday, April 19. Easter Sunday Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord will be at 7, 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. April 20.

St. Jude’s is on northbound Route 1 in Lewes just north of the Five Points intersection.

St. John the Baptist in Milton posts upcoming Easter services

The Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, 307 Federal St. in Milton announces its parish Easter schedule.  Maundy Thursday, April 17, Holy Eucharist Service is scheduled for 7 p.m. Stations of the Cross will take place at noon, Good Friday, April 18; Holy Communion will be served. Tenebrae Service will take place at 7 p.m., April 18, also with Holy Communion.  An Easter Sunday Holy Eucharist Service will occur after sunrise at 7 a.m.  A Festival of the Resurrection Holy Eucharist Service will take place at 10 a.m.

Lutheran Church of Our Savior posts Holy Week schedule

Lutheran Church of Our Savior's Maundy Thursday Service begins at 7 p.m., April 17 with a symbolic Seder in Fellowship Hall before moving to the sanctuary for communion and stripping of the altar.

Good Friday, April 18 is  a 3 p.m. Worship Service and at 7 p.m. a Tenebrae Service.

Traditional Service with Communion will be held at 8 and 11:15 a.m., Easter Sunday, April 20.  A Contemporary Praise Service with Communion will be held at 9:45 a.m.  The Lutheran Church of Our Savior is at 20276 Bay Vista Road in Rehoboth Beach.

St. Paul's announces Easter season services

St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 113 East Pine St. in Georgetown, on Maundy Thursday, April 14, will mark the Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper with a ceremony of washing and being washed and Holy Eucharist beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Gethsemane Vigil and Remembrance will take place from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Good Friday Service of our Lord’s Passion will take place at noon, Good Friday, April 18, and Stations of the Cross through the streets of Georgetown will occur at 1 p.m.

Easter Sunday, April 20 will offer two Holy Eucharist services, 8 and 10:30 a.m. St. Paul’s will also hold an Easter Brunch following the services. An Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 9 a.m.

St. Peter's announces Easter services

St. Peter's Episcopal Church on Second Street in Lewes on Maundy Thursday, April 17, will have a Choral Eucharist at 7 p.m. and Garden Vigil from 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Friday. A Good Friday Service comes at noon, April 18, followed at 7 p.m. by Living Stations of the Cross. The Great Vigil will take place at 7 p.m., Holy Saturday, April 19. Easter Sunday will offer a Festal Chorus Eucharist with Brass Quintet at 8 and 10 a.m. The service at 10 a.m. will be held in two locations, the church and the parish hall.

St. Stephen's announces Easter season services

St. Stephen's United Methodist Church, 101 East State St. in Delmar, will hold a Maundy Thursday Service in preparation for Good Friday at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 17. A Good Friday Service will talke place at noon, April 18 at Union United Methodist Church, 1203 E. Pine St. in Delmar. Easter Sunday Service at St. Stephen's will occur at 11 a.m., April 20, followed by an Easter bonnet and tie contest for adults and children.

Holy Spirit Anglican Church announces April 17-20 services

A member of the Anglican Church in North America, Holy Spirit Anglican Church will hold a Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m., April 17.  At 7 p.m., Good Friday, April 18, there will be a lay-led meditation service on the Seven Last Words of Christ. Easter Sunday Celebration will be held at 10:30 a.m., April 20. All services are held at The Grange,1528 Savannah Road in Lewes.

Coolspring Presbyterian Church announces Easter service

Coolspring Presbyterian Church, 28843 Log Cabin Road in Lewes, will hold its Easter service at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, April 20. Call 302-703-2545 for more information.

Easter Sunrise Service in the Park April 20

Easter Sunrise Service in the Park will take place at 6:30 a.m., Easter Sunday, April 20, in the Georgetown Park on N. Bedford Street in Georgetown. Coffee and donuts will be served following the service in Tunnell Hall, adjoining the park.  Rain location for service is Tunnell Hall. The service is sponsored by Georgetown Presbyterian Church.





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