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.

 st_matt_door_2Elevator access is through the St. Matthew’s Avenue door; otherwise, come in through the Maryland Street door pictured here.