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Holy Week Services at Faith Lutheran

Faith Lutheran Church in New Providence invites area residents to each of its liturgical services during Holy Week.

On Passion or Palm Sunday, April 1, two Eucharistic liturgies will be conducted; one at 8:30 am and the other at 11:00 am. Rev. James Krombholz will preach at both liturgies. The title of his sermon is “The Life That Is The Story.” The music of each liturgy will be provided by the Sanctuary Choir, accompanied by brass, timpani and organ.

On Holy Thursday, April 5, a spoken Eucharistic service will be conducted at 12:15 pm and a fully sung Eucharistic liturgy will be offered at 7:30 pm. Pastor James Krombholz will preach at both services, with the title of his sermon being, “Why Is This Night Different?” At the evening service, the rite of First Communion will be given to six young people, who are in the fifth grade.

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On Good Friday, April 6, from 10 am to 11 am, the Children’s CrossWalk will occur. This interactive worship program is for children of ages three and up. The children will follow Jesus’ journey to the cross and learn about God’s gift of love, which is found there. To assure enough craft materials, registration is required. Registration forms may be obtained at the office of Faith Lutheran.

Also, on Good Friday, April 6, a community ecumenical service will be offered at Faith Lutheran by the Clergy Association of New Providence and Berkeley Heights. The service will begin at 12 noon and conclude at 1:00 pm.

At 7:30 pm, on Good Friday, a Tenebrae Service with the Stripping of the Altar will be conducted. Rev. Dr. Murdoch MacPherson will preach, with his subject being, “You Won’t Believe This Story.” The music of the service will be provided by the Sanctuary Choir and instrumentalists.

On Easter Sunday, April 24, at 7:00 am, Faith Lutheran will hold in its garden a brief service, which will include the lighting of the Paschal Candle. At 8:30 am and at 11:00 am, Faith will conduct an Easter Processional and a Festival Eucharistic Liturgy. Rev. Dr. Murdoch MacPherson will preach at both services. The title of his sermon is “You Really Won’t Believe This Story.” The music at the liturgies will be provided by the Sanctuary Choir, the Faith Bell Ringers, as well as brass, timpani, instrumentalists and organ; all coordinated by Dr. John Girvin, Minister of Music.

Faith Lutheran conducts an open communion table. All visitors, who are baptized members of the Christian Church, are welcome to the Lord’s Table.

Faith Lutheran Church is located at 524 South Street in New Providence. For more information,  about these worship opportunities, call the church office at (908)-464-5177. The website of Faith is www.famfaith.org

 

 

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