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Where to Celebrate Easter in Winchester

Check out what services and events are going on around Winchester in celebration of Easter and Holy Week.

Where to Celebrate Easter in Winchester Where to Celebrate Easter in Winchester Where to Celebrate Easter in Winchester Where to Celebrate Easter in Winchester

  • Holy Thursday: 9 a.m. sung morning prayer; 7:30 p.m., Eucharist, washing of the feet, Eucharistic Procession and Adoration of the Sacrament;
    10:45 p.m., sung night prayer.
  • Good Friday: 9 a.m., sung morning prayer; 3 p.m., way of the cross, veneration of the cross; 7:30 p.m. liturgy and reading of the Passion, veneration of the cross and communion service.
  • Holy Saturday: 9 a.m., sung morning prayer; 3 p.m. to 4 p.m., Reconciliation.
  • Easter Vigil: Saturday, 8 p.m. blessing and lighting of new fire, Vigil readings, renewal of Baptism promises and Eucharist.
  • Easter: 7:30 a.m., Church; 9 a.m., Church and Manion Hall; 11:15 a.m. Church and Manion Hall. There will be no 5 p.m. mass.

  • Maundy Thursday: At 7:30 p.m. there will be a choral Eucharist with a foot washing. And at 8:45 p.m., the rector will be turned into the Garden of Gethsemane and be used for quiet prayer.
  • Good Friday: At 7 a.m. there will be a prayer book liturgy with Communion; 2 p.m., Confessional 4 p.m., the children's Stations of the Cross; and 7:30 p.m., there will be a prayer book liturgy with music and the veneration of the cross.
  • Holy Saturday: Beginning at 9:30 a.m. there will be a prayer book liturgy. Easter Vigil with Baptism and the First Eucharist of Easter will begin at 7:30 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday: At 7:30 a.m. there will be the Eucharist celebration and at 9 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. there will be a choral Eucharistic celebration.

  • Holy Thursday: Service begins at 6:30 p.m.
  • Good Friday: There will be a solemn prayer service at 6 a.m.
  • Easter Sunday: 7 a.m., sunrise service on Sandy's Island at the Town Common; 9 a.m., church breakfast; 10:30 a.m., The Occasional Brass Quintet plays Easter selections; 10:45 a.m., Easter Worship, with choir, brass, timpani; noon, Easter egg hunt.

  • Maundy Thursday: The service will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. 
  • Easter Sunday: There will be a service and baptism at 9 a.m. That will be followed by a pancake breakfast at 10 a.m. There will be worship at 11 a.m.

  • Maundy Thursday: Communion service at 7 p.m.
  • Good Friday: There will be a service at 7 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday: There will be no Sunday school and the Easter breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. and the service will begin at 10 a.m.

  • Holy Thursday: There will be mass at 7:30 a.m. in the upper church.
  • Good Friday: At the upper church, beginning at 9 a.m. there will be a morning prayer; 3 p.m., the living Stations of the Cross; 7:30 p.m. there will be a Good Friday service.
  • Holy Saturday: Morning prayer will begin at 9 a.m. and the Easter Vigil is at 8 p.m. -- both at the upper church
  • Easter Sunday: Service will be held at 8 a.m. in the upper church and at 10 a.m. and 11:30 at the upper and lower church.

      • Easter Sunday worship service on April 24 at 10:30 a.m. in the sanctuary, no family worship. 

          •   Easter Sunday: Service begins at 10:30 a.m.

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