Holy Week 2020 Resources

Triduum Under Quarantine 2020 a folder with multiple documents on various topics from the Virginia Theological Seminary

The Easter Homily of St. John Chrysostom especially appropriate to read at the Easter Vigil

Easter Vigil at Home shared by Rev. Ryan Mails of St. George's, York Harbor

The Three Days at Home adapted for the Episcopal Church by Diocese of Massachusettes (ready to use as is, if desired)

Love Feast or Agape Meal for Maundy Thursday

Holy Week from Home booklet created by Bob Ludwig of Church of the Good Shepherd, Rangeley using some of the resources above

Praying the Stations with Children by Mary Costello, booklet created and shared by St. Bartholomew's, Yarmouth

Sermons for each day of Holy Week 2020 from Sermons that Work

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry’s Word to the Church: On Our Theology of Worship during the COVID-19 pandemic can be read and shared

The videos from the Diocese for Holy Week below can be shared with your congregation:

Diocesan Reading of The Passion for use on Palm Sunday or any other time

Maine Episcopal Youth have planned times to worship together online during Holy Week

Christian Churches TogetherChurches Uniting in Christ, and The National Council of Churches offer these resources:

Digital program offerings from The Episcopal Church:
 

Friday, April 10 – Good Friday
The Episcopal Church Facebook page and The Episcopal Church website
@ 12:00 pm Good Friday service from St. Christopher’s, Gladwyne Preacher: The Rt. Rev. Daniel Gutiérre
@ 1:00 pm Video of Bishop Curry’s Good Friday sermon from Church of the Heavenly Rest, NY available here
@ 8:00 pm Livestreamed candlelight vigil on The Episcopal Church Facebook page with clergy receiving prayers in comments section

Saturday, April 11 – Holy Saturday
The Episcopal Church Facebook page and The Episcopal Church website
@ 9:00 am Holy Saturday service from St. Christopher’s, Gladwyne Preacher: The Rev. Dr. Hillary Raining
@ 7:30 pm Great Vigil of Easter service from St. Christopher’s, Gladwyne Preacher: The Rev. Canon Dr. Stephanie Spellers (Recorded in 2018)
 
Sunday, April 12 – Easter Sunday
The Episcopal Church Facebook page, Presiding Bishop Curry’s Facebook page, and The Episcopal Church website
@ 11:15 am Easter from Washington National Cathedral Preacher: The Most. Rev. Michael Curry
Video of Bishop Curry’s sermon available here, following livestream.
Virtual choir video available here, following livestream.

Find additional resources for online worship, prayer and formation here.

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