2017 HOLY WEEK EVENTS at First Presbyterian Church of Cranford, 11 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, NJ 07016

Our April worship calendar will offer traditional and unique worship experiences!

PALM SUNDAY, APRIL 9: Worship at 10 am celebrating Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem. We will wave our palms while the children process. The bell choir will play and children’s and chancel choirs will sing.   

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MAUNDY THURSDAY, APRIL 13: In the Dorothy Snyder Chapel (behind the main sanctuary, enter through Church Office door on Springfield Avenue), 7:30 pm. This worship commemorates Jesus’ last supper with His disciples.

GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 14: Worship at 12:00 Noon at Cranford Alliance Church. Join with the Cranford community to remember the crucifixion and death of Christ at this somber and moving service. A combined choir from local churches will sing.

EASTER "SONRISE" SERVICE, APRIL 16: 8:00 am in the Narthex at First Presbyterian Church of Cranford. Weather permitting, we will worship outside! Celebrate Christ’s resurrection with Pastor Chris Kile.

TRADITIONAL EASTER SERVICE, APRIL 16: 10:00 am in the main sanctuary. Full choirs, glorious music, beautiful flowers symbolizing rebirth, will enrich the celebration of Christ’s resurrection. We will sing Handel’s “Hallelujah” Chorus, and organist Bob Grube will play Widor’s “Toccata.”

And don’t forget to come back for:

INSPIRE! CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP EXPERIENCE, APRIL 23: 5:00 pm in the Dorothy Snyder Chapel. Now is your chance to try a different kind of worship service! The INSPIRE praise band will play contemporary worship songs in a relaxed, family oriented atmosphere.  An uplifting message with the Lord’s Supper will be offered! 


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