lent, holy week & easter worship

Worship and Gatherings During the Time of Easter

return to the lord your god

for he is gracious and merciful, 

slow to anger and

abounding in steadfast love

  • Lenten alms collection - Feb. 14 - Mar 25

    Safe Place, A ministry which provides a safe overnight parking place and a place to get ready for school for women and children who are temporarily homeless. Located at another Eastside church, the program is in need of travel size toiletries and non-perishable snacks. See the narthex collection site for details or to drop of small sizes of toothpaste, shampoo and conditioner, body wash, lotions and granola bars .  Collection from February 14 to March 25. 

  • Ash Wednesday

    February 14  at 7:00 pm   Confession, Imposition of Ashes, and Holy Communion at the beginning of the Lenten Season. No soup supper.

  • Lenten Midweek worship

    Wednesdays during Lent, at 7:00 pm   Prayer at the Close of the Day using the

    Order of Compline.

    February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21.

  • Midweek soup suppers

    Simple soup and bread suppers precede Evening Prayer each Wednesday in Lent in the Fellowship Hall.  Come for supper at 6:15 and stay for worship.

    February 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21.

  • palm sunday - sunday of the passion

    March 25 at 8:30 am  Traditional rituals open Holy Week, following Christ from his entry into Jerusalem to the cross, including palms, handbells and choir, the reading of the Passion Gospel According to St. Mark, and Holy Communion.

    11:00 am  Contemporary celebration of Palm/Passion Sunday, also including Holy Communion and palms.

  • maundy thursday - holy thursday

    March 29 at 7:00 pm  Joint service at All Saints Lutheran Church, 5501 148th Avenue NE Bellevue, WA 98007.  Service includes a liturgical drama based on the Last Supper and Holy Communion.

  • good friday tenebrae

    March 30 at 7:00 pm   Traditional Good Friday rites, including the Reproaches, the Bidding Prayer, and the Office of Tenebrae or service of darkness. Choral Anthem.

  • the resurrection of our lord - easter day

    Sunday, April 1 at 9:30 am  Festival Easter Worship with Holy Communion, hymns and anthems, celebrating the highest festival of the Christian church.

  • easter breakfast

    Easter buffet breakfast for the whole family, following worship service.  Free will offering to benefit  a ministry of the congregation. 

    Easter Egg Hunt for children.