The mission of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church is to proclaim and share the good news of God’s love and salvation through Jesus Christ. We invite you to fellowship with us through worship and service.
PoP Holy Week Schedule of Worship
Sunday of the Passion, March 20th @ 8:45am & 11am
From a joyous procession with palms, our worship moves to the passion story of our Lord. Breakfast is served at 10am.
Holy Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (March 21-23) follows with Quiet Holy Communion at noon each day: a spoken service of Holy Communion with prayer, scripture reading, and brief meditation.
Maundy Thursday begins what is known in the Church Year as the Triduum – The Three Days. Holy Communion with the stripping of the altar.
Noon | Reading of the Passion
Noon is the hour of our Lord’s crucifixion. We gather for brief prayer, song and meditation upon the passion account according to John.
7:30PM | Solemn Service of Tenebrae
After prayer, song and a sobering word from the prophet Isaiah, we hear the very traditional account from John recalling our Lord’s suffering and death for our sin and the sin of all the world. With each passage, we sing a refrain and pray while candles are extinguished, until the sanctuary is dark. Only votive candles cast light upon a large cross laid in the chancel.
We gather by a fire outdoors, waiting to hear the stories of God’s creative, saving work. After lighting the new Paschal Candle, we move into a darkened sanctuary to ponder the story of our salvation: God’s mighty work in our Lord’s incarnation, passion, death and resurrection.
A blessed festival day! Festival choir with brass, timpani, violin, bells and flute. A glorious procession with cross, banner & torches. Jesus has been raised from the grave that we might fear death no more. Our Lord gives new life now!
We celebrate Holy Communion each Sunday at 8:45am and 11:00am. We affirm our Lord’s presence in, with and under each element of the Sacrament. All baptized Christians are welcome at the Lord’s table.
- Childcare provided on Sunday morning
- Sound enhancement for hearing impaired
- Wheel chair accessibility
- Large Print worship materials
- Weekly Scripture Readings
- Education for all ages at 10:00 a.m.