Holy Week and Easter 2017 at Trinity Wall Street and St. Paul’s Chapel

    When:
    April 9, 2017 – April 16, 2017 all-day America/New York Timezone
    2017-04-09T00:00:00-04:00
    2017-04-17T00:00:00-04:00
    Cost:
    Free

    Holy Week and Easter 2017 at Trinity Wall Street and St. Paul’s Chapel

    April 9 – 16, 2017

    In Lower Manhattan

    Palm Sunday – April 9

    Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist

    St. Paul’s Chapel, 8am

    The Rev. Phillip Jackson preaches.
    A simple spoken celebration of the Palm Sunday Liturgy and Eucharist.

    Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist

    Trinity Church, 9am

    The Rev. Winnie Varghese preaches.
    A celebration of the Palm Sunday Liturgy and Eucharist with hymns.

    Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist

    St. Paul’s Chapel, 9:15am-10:15am

    The Rev. Phillip Jackson preaches.
    A service for the whole family, focusing on teaching about Palm Sunday.

    Palm Sunday Blessing of the Palms and Procession

    St. Paul’s Chapel & Trinity Church, 10:30am-11:15am

    Palm Sunday begins at St. Paul’s Chapel with the blessing of the palms, refreshments, and a procession that moves, rain or shine, down Broadway to Trinity Church for the continuation of the liturgy.

    Palm Sunday Liturgy

    Trinity Church, 11:15am-12:30pm

    The Rev. Winnie Varghese preaches.
    A festive celebration of the Palm Sunday Liturgy with hymns and music by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street. The Liturgy will conclude with the Passion from the Gospel According to Matthew.

    Music:

    Gibbons—Hosanna to the Son of David
    Lotti—Crucifixus
    Bruckner—Christus factus est

    Watch the procession and liturgy

    Wednesday – April 12

    Tenebrae

    Trinity Church, 6pm-7pm

    The Office of Tenebrae is sung by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street. During the service, candles are gradually extinguished while a series of readings and Psalms are recited and chanted, followed by meditative musical responses. Followed by the Agape Meal in the Manning Room in Trinity Church.

    Agape Meal

    Trinity Church, Manning Room, 7pm-8:15pm

    A simple, reflective meal, guided by readings and silence.

    Maundy Thursday – April 13

    Maundy Thursday

    Trinity Church, 6pm-7:30pm

    Sermon by the Rev. Winnie Varghese. Music provided by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Family Choir, and the Trinity Youth Chorus.
    This service commemorates Jesus’ last supper with his friends and his commission to service in the ritual of footwashing. It concludes by preparing the church for Good Friday.

    Music:

    Ives—Nos Autem Gloriari
    Duruflé—Ubi caritas
    Tallis—If Ye Love Me
    Stanford—Beati quorum via
    Duruflé—Tantum ergo

    All Night Vigil Before the Blessed Sacrament

    Chapel of All Saints in Trinity Church, 8pm Thursday-8:15am Friday

    A silent vigil of prayer and meditation through the night before the Reserved Sacrament, concluding with communion at 8:15am on Good Friday.

    Good Friday – April 14

    Communion from the Reserved Sacrament

    Chapel of All Saints in Trinity Church, 8:15am

    The Liturgy of Good Friday

    Trinity Church, 12:05pm-1:30pm

    Sermon by the Rev. Dr. Mark Francisco Bozzuti-Jones.
    The liturgy for Good Friday with congregational hymns and a sermon. Music by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street.

    Saturday – April 15

    The Great Vigil of Easter

    St. Paul’s Chapel, 8pm-10pm

    The Rev. Phillip Jackson preaches. Music provided by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Family Choir, the Trinity Youth Chorus.
    This symbol-rich liturgy features candlelit readings, Psalms, and canticles. It continues with the joyful arrival of Easter with festive music, Holy Baptism, and the first Eucharist of Easter. Followed by light refreshments. Everyone is encouraged to bring bells to celebrate.

    Music:

    Monteverdi—Cantate Domino
    Byrd—Sing Joyfully
    Palestrina—Sicut cervus

    Performers: The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, Family Choir, the Trinity Youth Chorus

    Easter Day – April 16

    Easter Festive Eucharist

    St. Paul’s Chapel, 8am-9am

    The Rev. Elizabeth Blunt preaches.
    A simple but festive celebration of the Eucharist.

    Easter Festive Choral Eucharist

    Trinity Church, 9am-10am

    The Rev. Winnie Varghese preaches.
    A festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns and other music, led by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street.

    Music:

    Wood—This Joyful Eastertide
    Rachmaninoff—Having Beheld the Resurrection

    Easter Festive Eucharist for Families with Children

    St. Paul’s Chapel, 9:15am-11am

    The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer preaches and the Rev. Dr. Mark Francisco Bozzuti-Jones celebrates. Hymns and music by members of the Trinity Youth Chorus with Brass.
    A simple but festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns, with a focus on families with children. Hymns and music by members of the Trinity Youth Chorus with Brass. Followed by a special coffee hour.

    Easter Festive Choral Eucharist

    Trinity Church, 11:15am-12:30pm

    The Rev. Dr. William Lupfer preaches.
    A festive celebration of the Eucharist with Easter hymns and other music by The Choir of Trinity Wall Street, the Trinity Youth Chorus, and Family Choir with Brass and Percussion.

    Music:

    Prelude: Selections for Brass and Percussion
    Wood—This Joyful Eastertide
    C.H.H. Parry—I was Glad
    Thompson—Alleluia
    Stanford—Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem
    Widor—Toccata from Symphonie No. 5

    There will be no Compline service held on Easter day, April 16.