Cranford Calendar

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.

Downtown Cranford Spring Movie Series @ Cranford Theater
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am
Downtown Cranford Spring Movie Series @ Cranford Theater | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

New Vision Theatres and Downtown Cranford invite you to join us every Saturday in April at 11 a.m. for our Spring Movie Series.

Tickets are $8 for Adults and $ for children.

APRIL 6 – THE SANDLOT
In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.
APRIL 13 – KICKING AND SCREAMING
Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father’s competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids’ soccer team, and soon finds that he’s also taking on his father’s dysfunctional way of relating.
APRIL 20 – THE BAD NEWS BEARS
An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
APRIL 27 – LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.

Thank you also to That Suburban Life from Lindsay Lehault Real Estate for sponsoring the series!

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.

EASTER “SONRISE” SERVICE @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am
EASTER "SONRISE" SERVICE @ The First Presbyterian Church of Cranford | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

EASTER “SONRISE” SERVICE, April 21: 8 AM in the Narthex of the church. Weather permitting,
everyone is welcomed to come and worship outside and bask in the spring air while celebrating Jesus’
resurrection with an “unplugged” acoustic version of Easter Worship.

Easter Eucharist at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church
Apr 21 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Easter Eucharist at Trinity Cranford @ Trinity Episcopal Church | Cranford | New Jersey | United States

All are invited to the Easter Rite I Eucharist service at Trinity Cranford. Come hear the story of the joy that came on that resurrection morning. A story that continues to change the world and people’s lives. ALLELUIA! All are Welcome.