Calvary Episcopal sets Holy Week services

By on April 9, 2009

Calvary Episcopal Church announces the following schedule of special services through Easter Sunday, April 12. The public is invited to all services and special events.

On Maundy Thursday, April 9, the church will hold a morning prayer and reflection service at 9:30 a.m.; a 6 p.m. Simple Agape Supper; at 7 p.m. a Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper, including ceremonial foot washing, procession and watch opportunity until midnight, at which time the church will hold a Night Prayer at the Altar of Repose.

On Good Friday, April 10, the church will hold a 9:30 a.m. morning prayer and reflection; a community ecumenical service at noon; Traditional Stations of the Cross at 3 p.m., and Solemn Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death at 7 p.m.

Holy Saturday, on April 11, will feature a morning prayer, reflection and preparation of the Pascal Candle at 9:30 a.m.; and Great Vigil of Easter, including Salvation History and Renewal of Baptismal Vows at 7:30 p.m.

On Easter Sunday, April 12, the church scheduled a sunrise service at Logan Street Baptist Church at 6 a.m.; a Festival Holy Communion Service with Renewal of Baptismal Vows, followed by Festive Coffee Hour after each service at 8 and 10:15 a.m.

Calvary is located at 222 S. Batavia Ave., at the corner of Route 31 and Main Street. The Rev. Michael Rasicci, rector of Calvary, will officiate and preach at each worship service. For more information, call or visit