Holy Week at St. Matt’s
PALM SUNDAY – procession with palms. Sunday March 25. Biscuits and tea at 10, service 10:30am
STATIONS of the CROSS – self-guiding stations will be set up around the sanctuary for Holy Week; check them out before or after a service, or make an appointment.
MAUNDY THURSDAY – celebration of the Last Supper with a potluck service (you don’t have to bring anything) on Thursday March 29 5:30pm. Closes with the Stripping Down of the Sanctuary to symbolize the grimness of betrayal and loss.
GOOD FRIDAY – knowing the desolation and laying down our burdens. Friday March 30 10:30am. We enter and leave in silence.
VIGIL of HOLY SATURDAY – candlelight vigil for the turning from bleakness to brightness. Saturday March 31 9pm. Kids welcome to attend in jammies with blankies; adults too if you must.
EASTER SUNDAY – celebration of Resurrection Sunday April 1 10:30am. No lilies, but flowers and chocolate.
St. Matthew’s is a diverse inner-city faith community whose mission is to serve our neighbourhood faithfully and to be a healing and transforming presence in our world.
We have a long history starting in 1896 and have a full and exciting future. We’re an active, justice-seeking presence in our inner-city neighbourhood of West Central Winnipeg. We are committed to being a welcoming and hospitable place for people to experience the heart of God in the heart of the city.
All are welcome in our church family.
Elevator access is through the St. Matthew’s Avenue door; otherwise, come in through the Maryland Street door pictured here.