Upcoming Events

Wednesday Evenings in Lent
@ 6 p.m. on March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10 & 17

Each Wednesday evening following Ash Wednesday, we will gather for a simple dinner and compline in Emmaus Hall at
6 p.m. Children are encouraged to participate and will be invited to serve as readers in the liturgy.

Storyboards of the Stations
Beginning Sunday, March 10

Storyboards of the Stations, a liturgical arts project for all ages, will begin on Sunday, March 10. For each of the six weeks of Lent, participants will be assigned one Station of the Cross and be asked to create a storyboard scene of that station using an artistic medium. One hi-tech artistic medium will be Storyboard That, an online graphic design program that you may access at church or at home. On Sunday mornings, children may work on the project with assistance from Children’s Worship volunteers during the 10:30 a.m. worship service until ushers summon them to join the congregation for Holy Communion.  If you or your child is interested in using Storyboard That for this project, you need to contact Elizabeth Floyd right away, elizabeth@episcopalgreenwood.org.

New Programs for Adults & Youth

We begin a new program of adult and youth formation on Sunday, April 28, at 9:30 a.m. in Emmaus Hall. Father Bolle and Chuck McDonnell will lead an Inquirer’s class, exploring and answering your questions about faith, church, Christianity and the Episcopal tradition. This class will also serve as confirmation preparation for our confirmands.  Confirmation will take place on June 30 with Bishop Waldo’s visit.

Nursery (infant thru age 3) and formation programs for Pre-K through 5th grade will take place during this time in the Sunday school rooms.

There are ways all of us can lend our support for this ministry of Habitat for Humanity, even if it’s just to bring snacks to the workers. Our parish contact, Rick Green, will be glad to coordinate your help. The Apostle’s Build house is located at 222 Lindsey Avenue. Watch for updates in the parish emails, Sunday bulletin, and the Index Journal.

Youth Sunday will be May 19 during the 10:30 a.m. service, and we will also honor our graduates at that time. If your child is graduating from high school or college this May, be sure to notify the church office as soon as possible, cor@episcopalgreenwood.org.

Regular Worship Schedule

Sunday
8:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite I
10:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist, Rite II, with Adult Choir & Children’s Worship
Nursery provided

Wednesday
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist and Healing

Holy Week Schedule

April 14 – Palm Sunday
8:30 a.m. Liturgy of the Palms & Holy Eucharist
9:30 a.m. Fellowship & Palm Crosses – No Sunday School – Gather in the Marion Avenue Community Park; light breakfast & fellowship as we make palm crosses.
10:30 a.m. Palm Procession on Marion Avenue, Dramatic Reading of the Lord’s
Passion, & Holy Eucharist  (Children’s Worship and Nursery)

April 17 – Wednesday in Holy Week
10 a.m. Holy Eucharist and Healing
11 a.m. Wesley Commons Service of Holy Eucharist followed by lunch
12:35 p.m. Lenten Pilgrimage at Morris Baptist Church

April 18 – Maundy Thursday
7:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist, with foot washing (Nursery)

April 19 – Good Friday
12 Noon The Way of the Cross, a neighborhood prayer procession with Macedonia Baptist Church. * Gather at the flag pole,Greenwood County Library. Silence
and meditations before and after the service.
6:00 p.m. Special Liturgy for Good Friday (Children’s Worship and Nursery)

April 20 – Holy Saturday
10:30 a.m. Lunch Preparation in Emmaus Hall for Apostles’ Build Site Visit
11:30 a.m. Lunch to Apostle’s Build Site
9 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter with Immanuel Lutheran, Edgewood Cemetery Mausoleum, by First Baptist Church. Bring a lawn chair.

April 21 – Easter Day
8:30 a.m. Festival Eucharist, Adult Choir
9:30 a.m. Fellowship, Pictures, and Crafts for Children – No Formation Programs
* Children should gather in the courtyard for the resurrection of the Alleluia banner and procession. Bring flowers to adorn the cross!
10:30 a.m. Festival Eucharist, Adult Choir, (Children’s Worship and Nursery)

Emerald City Brass at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m..

Directions

We are located at:
700 S. Main Street
Greenwood, SC 29646

 


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