HOLY WEEK SERVICES
Masons sunrise service
The Glenwood Commandery will hold its traditional Easter Sunrise Service at 7 a.m. Sunday, April 20 at the Masonic building, 901 Colorado Ave, Glenwood Springs. Rev. William Brown presiding. Pancake breakfast will follow the service. Public welcome.
New Hope Church
Easter Sunday services at New Hope Church in New Castle begin with a sunrise service at 7 a.m. followed by brunch from 8-9 a.m. An indoor Easter celebration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the theme of “He Reigns.” New Hope meets every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. at Riverside School in New Castle. For information call the church office at 984-2656.
St. Barnabas Services
St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, Hyland Park and Blake Ave., Glenwood Springs, will hold holy Week services as follows: April 18, Good Friday: Morning Prayer, 7 a.m.; The Liturgy for Good Friday, 12 noon and 7 p.m.; April 19, Holy Saturday: The Great Vigil of Easter and Holy Baptism, 7 p.m.; April 20, Easter Sunday: Holy Eucharist, 8 and 10 a.m. For more information call 945-6423.
HOly Cross lutheran
Holy Cross Lutheran Church Glenwood Springs will hold Easter Sunday service at 8 a.m. Breakfast to follow the service.
A Tenebrae Service will be held at First United Methodist Church in Glenwood Springs at 8 p.m. Friday, April 18. Tenebrae, or “darkness” is based on a 12th-century, late-night service and is an extended meditation on the passion of Christ. The church will offer two Easter worship services and Easter brunch and an Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 20: 8 a.m. early worship service; 9:15 a.m. Easter brunch. Please bring a dish to share and your own table service; 9:45 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt; 10:30 a.m. worship service.
The tri-parish communities of St. Mary in Rifle; St. Brendan in Parachute, and Sacred Heart in Silt will commemorate and celebrate the passion, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ at services during Holy Week and Easter Sunday on the following schedule: Friday, April 18, St. Brendan, Parachute; 6 p.m., Sacred Heart, Silt; 7:30 p.m. St. Mary, Rifle. Living Stations of the Cross will be at 4 p.m. along the tree-lined pathway at St. Mary, Rifle, enacted by the seventh- and eighth-grade religious education classes.
Easter Vigil, 9 p.m. Saturday, April 19, St. Mary, Rifle.
Easter Sunday, 7:30 a.m. Sunday, April 20, Sacred Heart, Silt; 7:30 a.m., St. Mary, Rifle, y en Espanol, 8 a.m. and English Mass at 8:30 and 11 a.m.
Holy Cross services
Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 62 County Road 135, West Glenwood, will hold Good Friday worship service at 6 p.m. Friday, and Easter Sunday service at 8 a.m. For information call 945-6871.
Carbondale Community United Methodist Church Holy Week services are: Good Friday service is at 7 p.m. Easter Sunday sunrise service is at 6 a.m. in the field south of the Heuschkel house, 0164 Thomas Road south of Carbondale. Breakfast follows at 7 a.m. and worship service at 10 a.m. followed by an Easter Egg Hunt in the churchyard. For information call Fred Amborn, minister, 963-4461.
Grand River Baptist Church, 126 N. 4th St., New Castle, will hold Good Friday services at 7 p.m. Friday. Easter Sunday service is at 10:30 a.m. For information call 984-2349.
Congregational Church services
The Congregational Church of the Valley will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. for silent prayer on Good Friday. A community sunrise Easter Sunday service will be held at 6:30 a.m. at the New Castle Cemetery sponsored by the Congregational Church of the Valley. The service will be followed by a pancake breakfast at 8 am. at the church at 6th and Home in Silt. The 10:30 a.m. Easter Sunday service will include chancel and bell choirs. For more information call Jim Warn at 625-4320.
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