Holy Week and Easter 2018

Trinity Church and St. Paul's Chapel

Beginning with celebratory and solemn Palm Sunday, Holy Week is an opportunity to contemplate the days before Jesus' crucifixion and Resurrection through liturgy and music, culminating in the Easter Vigil on Saturday evening. There are many opportunities for worship and contemplation at Trinity this Holy Week, in person and online.

 

Palm Sunday - March 25


Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist
St. Paul’s Chapel, 8am

A simple spoken celebration of the Palm Sunday Liturgy and Eucharist. The Rev. Daniel Simons preaches. Download the service bulletin.

Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist
Trinity Church, 9am - Watch Video

A celebration of the Palm Sunday Liturgy and Eucharist with hymns. The Rev. Phillip A. Jackson preaches. Download the service bulletin.

Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist
St. Paul’s Chapel, 9:15am-10:15am

A service for the whole family, focusing on teaching about Palm Sunday. The Rev. Daniel Simons preaches. Download the service bulletin.

Palm Sunday Blessing of the Palms, Procession, and Liturgy
St. Paul's Chapel and Trinity Church, 10:30am-12:30pm - Watch Video

This joyous but chaotic Palm Sunday service begins at St. Paul's Chapel with the blessing of the palms, refreshments, and a procession, that moves rain or shine down Broadway to Trinity Church for the continuation of the liturgy.

A festive celebration of the Palm Sunday Liturgy with hymns and music by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street. The Liturgy will include the Passion from the Gospel according to Mark. The Rev. Phillip Jackson preaches. Download the service bulletin.

 
 

Wednesday - March 28


Tenebrae
Trinity Church, 6pm-7pm - Watch Video

The Office of Tenebrae is sung by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street. During the service, candles are gradually extinguished while a series of readings and psalms are recited and chanted, followed by meditative musical responses. Followed by an Agape Meal in the Manning Room (Trinity Church). Download the service bulletin.

Agape Meal
Trinity Church, Manning Room, 7pm-8:15pm

A simple, reflective meal, guided by readings and silence. Download the service bulletin.

 
 

Maundy Thursday - March 29


Maundy Thursday
Trinity Church, 6pm-7:30pm - Watch Video

This service commemorates Jesus’ last meal with his friends and his commission to service in the ritual of footwashing. It concludes by preparing the church for Good Friday. The Rev. Dr. Mark Francisco Bozzuti-Jones preaches.

Music by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street. Download the service bulletin.

All Night Vigil Before the Blessed Sacrament
Chapel of All Saints in Trinity Church, 8pm Thursday-8:15am Friday

An overnight silent vigil of prayer and meditation before the reserved Sacrament concluding with communion at 8:15am on Good Friday.

 
 

Good Friday - March 30


Communion from the Reserved Sacrament
Chapel of All Saints in Trinity Church, 8:15am
 
The Liturgy of Good Friday
Trinity Church, 12:05-1:30pm - Watch Video

The Liturgy for Good Friday with congregational hymns. Music by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street. The Rev. Canon Benjamin Musoke-Lubega preaches. Download the service bulletin.

 
 

Holy Saturday - March 31


The Great Vigil of Easter
St. Paul’s Chapel, 8pm-10pm - Watch Video

This symbol-rich liturgy features candlelit readings, psalms and canticles, and the joyful arrival of Easter with festive music, the celebration of Holy Baptism, and the first Eucharist of Easter; followed by light refreshments. The Rev. Phillip Jackson preaches. Download the service bulletin.

 
 

Easter Day - April 1


Easter Festive Eucharist
St. Paul’s Chapel, 8am-9am

A simple but festive celebration of the Eucharist. The Rev. Elizabeth Blunt preaches. Download the service bulletin.

Easter Festive Choral Eucharist
Trinity Church, 9am-10am - Watch Video

A festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns and other music, led by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street. The Rev. Phillip Jackson preaches. Download the service bulletin.

Easter Festive Eucharist for Families with Children
St. Paul’s Chapel, 9:15am-11am

A simple but festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns, with a focus on families with children. The Rev. Dr. Mark Francisco Bozzuti-Jones preaches. Hymns and music by members of the Trinity Youth Chorus and Family Choir with NOVUS NY Brass and Percussion. Followed by an egg hunt, music, and refreshments. Download the service bulletin.

Easter Festive Choral Eucharist
Trinity Church, 11:15am-12:30pm - Watch Video

A festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns and other music by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street  with NOVUS NY Brass and Percussion. The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer preaches. Download the service bulletin.