Palm Sunday—March 20
9:30 a.m. Sunday School in the lower level of the Parish Hall.
10:00 a.m. Palm Sunday Worship in Saint James Church. This service recalls Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem and features a dramatic presentation of the Palm Sunday Gospel, music, and Holy Eucharist with one combined service (no Sat 5:30pm or Sun 8am).
Holy Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday—March 21, 22, 23
9:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist in All Saints Chapel
Maundy Thursday—March 24
7:00 p.m. Maundy Thursday Worship in Saint James Church. This service features music, the ceremony of
the footwashing, a celebration of the institution of the Eucharist, and the stripping of the altar.
Good Friday—March 25
The Church will be open and available for prayer & meditation all day.
12:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross in Saint James Church.
7:00 p.m. Shared Good Friday Worship at St. Andrew's in Turners Falls. This service commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus, a reading of the Passion gospel, music, and solemn prayers.
Easter Vigil—March 26
7:00 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter in Saint James Church. This service is the primary celebration of
Easter, beginning in darkness. The worship features the kindling of new fire, lighting the Paschal candle, the
Exsultet, music, readings from the Hebrew Scriptures, the renewal of our baptismal vows, and the Eucharist.
Easter Sunday—March 27
8:00 a.m. Easter Sunday Worship in All Saints Chapel. A celebration of Christ’s resurrection with Holy Eucharist.
10:00 a.m. Easter Sunday Worship in Saint James Church. A celebration of Christ’s resurrection with music and Holy Eucharist followed by Coffee Hour in the Parish Hall and an Easter Egg Hunt on the Lawn.
We believe God is calling us to cultivate a community of love, joy, hope, and healing. Jesus is our model for a life of faith, compassion, hospitality, and service. We strive to be affirming and accessible, welcoming and inclusive; we seek to promote reconciliation, exercise responsible stewardship, and embrace ancient traditions for modern lives.