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

PALM SUNDAY   †   Sunday, April 1, 2012 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. Mark. 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. Mark. Music includes the Honolulu premier of “Tristis est anima mea/Love Sick” from Tenebræ Responsories on Songs by Bob Dylan (2007) by Paul Crabtree and a brass quartet for the Procession of Palms. List of readings and music.
9:00 PM COMPLINE will not be sung this evening.

robe and wash basin for Maundy liturgy MAUNDY THURSDAY   †   Thursday, April 5, 2012
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 Duruflé, Victoria, and Byrd, plus additional responses from Crabtree’s Tenebræ Responsories on Songs by Bob Dylan. List of readings and music.

GOOD FRIDAY   †   Friday, April 6, 2012 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 Victoria’s choruses for the St. John Passion and “Ecce vidimus eum/Unbelievable” from Tenebræ Responsories on Songs by Bob Dylan by Crabtree. List of readings and music.

empty cross and Paschal candle EASTER EVE   †   Saturday, April 7, 2012
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 by Hassler, Stanford, and Ledger. List of readings and music.

EASTER DAY   †   Sunday, April 8, 2012 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 for trumpet and organ and by the 8:00 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 “Singet dem Herrn,” by J. S. Bach. List of readings and music.
9:00 PM COMPLINE
The Compline Choir sings jubilant Easter music as a fitting end to the day’s celebrations, with music by Charles Wood and Jacob Handl. List of readings and music.

The Reverend Jeff Lilley, Pastor
Miguel Ángel Felipe, Director of Music and Liturgy   †   Katherine Crosier, Organist  †   Keane Ishii, Conductor of the Compine Choir

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