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Celebrating the Cross and Resurrection
HOLY WEEK AND EASTER
at the Lutheran Church of Honolulu

PALM SUNDAY   †   Sunday, March 24, 2013 Christ showing wounds
8:00 AM PROCESSION OF PALMS AND HOLY COMMUNION
The service moves from the commemoration of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem to the reading of the story of Jesus’ passion and death in the Gospel according to St. Luke. Music by the 8:00 O’Clock Ensemble of singers accompanied by piano, guitar, violin, flute, French horn, and steel drums. List of readings and music.
10:30 AM PROCESSION OF PALMS AND CHORAL EUCHARIST
The service moves from the commemoration of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem to the reading of the story of Jesus’ passion and death in the Gospel according to St. Luke. Music by Casals and Victoria and a brass quartet for the Procession of Palms. List of readings and music.

robe and wash basin for Maundy liturgy MAUNDY THURSDAY   †   Thursday, March 28, 2013
7:30 PM CHORAL EUCHARIST AND MAUNDY LITURGY
A joyous celebration of the Eucharist meal quickly changes to one of love through humility in the washing of feet. The service concludes with the stripping of the altar, dramatizing Christ’s betrayal, stripping, and mocking by his captors. Music by Ola Gjeilo and Edmund Rubbra. List of readings and music.

GOOD FRIDAY   †   Friday, March 29, crown of thorns
7:30 PM GOOD FRIDAY LITURGY AND ADORATION OF THE CRUCIFIED
This service celebrates the triumph of the cross. The service features the chanting of the St. John Passion and concludes with prayer around the cross. Music includes Zachary Wadsworth’s setting of the St. John Passion, “Improperia” by Tomás Luis de Victoria, and “Am Karfreitag” from Felix Mendelssohn’s Sechs Sprüche. List of readings and music.

empty cross and Paschal candle EASTER EVE   †   Saturday, March 30, 2013
7:30 PM EASTER VIGIL AND SOLEMN CHORAL EUCHARIST
Kindling of a new fire, the story of deliverance from the Hebrew Scriptures, and renewal of Baptismal promises lead to the proclamation of Easter Victory and a joyous celebration of Holy Communion. Music includes a new setting of “Sicut cervus” by Forrest Pierce and William Byrd’s “Pascha nostrum.” List of readings and music.

EASTER SUNDAY   †   Sunday, March 31, 2013 Chi Rho and empty tomb
8:00 AM FESTIVAL EUCHARIST
We celebrate the empty tomb, the central mystery that through death comes new life. Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Music by the Eight O’Clock Ensemble. List of readings and music.
10:30 AM FESTIVAL CHORAL EUCHARIST
We celebrate the empty tomb, the central mystery that through death comes new life. Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Festive music for Easter including “Let God Arise” (Concerto No. 34) by Dmitry Bortniansky. List of readings and music.

The Reverend Jeff Lilley, Pastor   †   The Reverend Angela Freeman, Associate Pastor
Miguel Ángel Felipe, Director of Music and Liturgy

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