Cranford Calendar

Apr
18
Thu
2019
Holy Thursday Celebration – St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
Apr 18 @ 7:00 am – 11:45 pm
Holy Thursday Celebration - St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Holy Thursday will be celebrated at St. Michael Church with the following services:
8 A.M. Morning Prayer

7:30 P.M. Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper followed by the transfer of the Eucharist to Its place of repose.
Adoration of the Eucharist will follow until 12 Midnight.

All are invited.

MAUNDY THURSDAY @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm
MAUNDY THURSDAY @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

MAUNDY THURSDAY, April 18 Held in the church’s Snyder Memorial Chapel (signs will indicate where
to go), 7:30 PM. This worship service will commemorate Jesus’ last supper with His disciples before His
passion through reflections on traditional scriptures and communion served in an intimate setting.

Maundy Thursday Eucharist & Hand Washing & Vigil at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church
Apr 18 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Maundy Thursday Eucharist & Hand Washing & Vigil at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

We follow Jesus’ example of what it means to be a servant through ritual hand washing and see the origins of the Eucharist at the “Last Supper” Jesus shared with his disciples. The altar is stripped as all exit in silence. The “Vigil” is kept through the night following the service. All are welcome!

Apr
19
Fri
2019
Good Friday Observance at St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
Apr 19 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Good Friday Observance at St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Good Friday will be observed at St. Michael Church with the following:

8 A.M. Morning Prayer

3 P.M. Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Death

7:30 P.M. Living Station of the Cross, presented by members of the parish’s youth ministry

All are invited

Good Friday Stations of the Cross at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church
Apr 19 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am
Good Friday Stations of the Cross at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Stations of the Cross is a series of images and related prayers covering events that Jesus Christ went through on the day of his crucifixion on Mount Calvary. Stations helps Christians make a spiritual connection to the suffering Christ endured on his Passion. It is typically a path of 14 numbered images arranged around the nave of a church. Worshipers stop at each station in order for specific prayers and reflections.

Good Friday Service @ Calvary Lutheran Church
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Good Friday Service @ Calvary Lutheran Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

A day to remember the ultimate sacrifice Jesus made for us, so that our sins may be forgiven. Our Tenebrae Service or Service of Darkness is a somber service concluding with a “Strepitus” or loud noise symbolizing the earthquake and agony of creation at the death of Christ. This is Christ’s church, and there is a place for you here.

Good Friday Taize Service at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Good Friday Taize Service at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The Taize form of worship utilizes short repetitive chants and periods of silence to nurture a quiet meditative space for us to encounter God. The church will be specially decorated for the service with Taize-inspired elements to create an environment of intimacy. All are welcome!

Apr
20
Sat
2019
Holy Saturday Observance at St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church
Apr 20 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
Holy Saturday Observance at St. Michael Church @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

Holy Saturday will be celebrated with the following:
8 A.M. Morning Prayer
8:30 A.M. Blessing of the Food
8:30 P.M. Liturgy of the Great Vigil of Easter.
This Liturgy will include, Lighting of the New Fire and Blessing of the Paschal Candle, singing of the Exsultet, Liturgy of the Word, Singing of the Gloria, Proclamation of the Gospel, Blessing of the Water and Liturgy of the Eucharist.

All are invited.

Apr
21
Sun
2019
Easter Worship Sunrise Service @ Cranford United Methodist Church
Apr 21 @ 6:30 am
Feast of the Resurrection of Lord (Easter) @ St. Michael Church
Apr 21 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm
Feast of the Resurrection of Lord (Easter) @ St. Michael Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

The feast of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Easter) will be celebrated with the following:
7 A.M. Morning Prayer
Liturgies of the Eucharist will be celebrated at
7:30 A.M. 9 A.M. 10:30 A.M.(choral) and 12 Noon -in the church
10:40 A.M and 12:10 P.M. in the Sports Center of the Parish School
All are invited to come and celebrate this joyful day.