Holy Week

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Community Holy Week services planned


TELL CITY – Local churches in Tell City will sponsor public Holy Week services in Tell City, March 30 (today) through Friday. Each service will begin at noon and last half an hour. On Monday of Holy Week, the service will be sponsored by Tell City Church of the Nazarene. Tuesday’s service will be at Community Christian Church; Wednesday, First Baptist Church; Maundy Thursday, Tell City First United Methodist Church and Good Friday at Evangelical United Church of Christ.

Everyone is invited to attend as a way to enter into the spirituality of Holy Week.


Tenebrea service set for Good Friday


TELL CITY – Tell City First Church of the Nazarene will host a Tenebrea Service at 6 p.m. Friday, April 3. This service is a time of quiet reflection and  meditation on what the world would be like without the sacrifice of Christ on  the cross. The public is welcome to attend.


Seder meal planned for Wednesday


TELL CITY – A Christian Passover Seder will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1, at Tell City First Church of the Nazarene. Participants will eat matzo bread, bitter herbs, honey and nuts. Seating is limited and reservations can be made by sending email to pastorcharles@tell citynazarene.com or by calling the church at (812) 547-2687. Those who want to watch the meal unfold are also welcome and do not need to make reservations.


Emmanuel Lutheran plans services


TELL CITY – Emmanuel Lutheran Church will hold Holy Week services Maundy Thursday and Good Friday. Services will begin at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 2, and Friday, April 3. Easter services will be Sunday, April 5, with sunrise services at 7 and 10 a.m.


First United Methodist plans services


TELL CITY –  Tell City First United Methodist Church has planned Holy Week worship. The public is invited to take part in all events.

On Thursday, April 2, the church will host an ecumenical service at noon and a worship service at 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday service. On Good Friday, April 3, there will be a service at 7 p.m. On Easter morning, April 5, a grand breakfast will be served in the church’s social hall at 8 a.m.,  followed by an Easter celebration at 9:15.


Holy Week, Easter schedule set for Saint Meinrad Archabbey


ST. MEINRAD – The Holy Week and Easter schedule for Saint Meinrad Archabbey has been set. The public is invited to join the Benedictine monks for these services in the Archabbey Church.

• Holy Thursday, April 2, 5 p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper; no Vespers

• Good Friday, April 3, 3 p.m., Liturgy of the Passion and Death of the Lord; no Vespers

• Holy Saturday, April 4,  5 p.m. Vespers;  8 p.m. Vigil of Easter (beginning with the blessing of the Easter Vigil Fire; the Eucharist will conclude about 11 p.m.

• Easter Sunday, April 5, 8:30 a.m. Lauds. 11:30 a.m. Midday Office;  5 p.m. Vespers.

• Easter Monday, April 6, 9:30 a.m. Mass; 5 p.m. Vespers

• Easter Tuesday, April 7 7:30 a.m. Mass; 5 p.m. Vespers