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Holy Week at The Riverside Church 2014

Palm Sunday, April 13
Nave, 10:45 a.m.

Prophetic Voices Series Guest Preacher:
The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II
Sermon: A Moral Movement for the Nation
Scripture Lessons: Matthew 23:23
Music: The Riverside Choir

Tuesday, April 15
The Night Jesus Ate Matzah: Passover Seder with Dinner and Gospel-Style Music
South Hall, 6:00 p.m.

Experience Christianity’s Jewish Roots
Led by the Rabbis Berkowitz
Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr., participating
Music: Space for Grace Praise Team Singers
All are welcome.
Suggested donation for dinner is $10.

Wednesday, April 16
Space for Grace, Footwashing Ritual
Assembly Hall, 7:00 p.m.

Preacher: Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.
Sermon: A Ritual in Need of Understanding
Scripture Lessons: Psalm 70:1–5; John 13:1–17
Music: The Praise Team

Maundy Thursday Tenebrae, April 17
Nave, 7:30 p.m.

Communion will be shared.
Preacher: Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.
Sermon: Proclaiming the Death of our Lord
Scripture Lessons: Psalm 116:1–2, 11–14;
1 Corinthians 11:23–26
Music: The Riverside Choir
Click here to view the stream of the service.

Good Friday, April 18
Nave, 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

A family-friendly service of meditation
Preacher:The Rev. James A. Forbes, Jr.
preaching during the second hour

Click here to view the stream of the service.

Holy Saturday, April 19
South Hall Lobby

Labyrinth Walk, 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Easter Vigil, 7:30 p.m - 9:00 p.m.
Starting in South Hall Lobby, then proceeding to Christ Chapel and the Narthex.
A celebration of the ancient Christian service, the Easter Vigil will include renewal of baptism vows and a communal feast.
Scripture Lessons: Lamentations 3:19–24; Matthew 27:57–66

Easter Sunday, April 20

Nave, 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m (identical services)
Preacher: Rev. Dr. James A. Forbes, Jr.
Sermon: The Message of the Easter Angel
Scripture Lessons: Zephaniah 3:14–20; Matthew 28:1–10
Music: The Riverside Choir, Riverside Ringers, and Brass Ensemble

Click here to watch the Easter Sunday, 8:45 am Service of Worship Video Stream

Click here to watch the Easter Sunday 10:45 a.m Service of Worship Video Stream

 
The Riverside Church on Easter Sunday
The Riverside Church on Easter Sunday
The Riverside Church on Easter Sunday
The Riverside Church on Easter Sunday
The Riverside Church on Easter Sunday