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The word “Tenebrae” comes from the Latin meaning “darkness.” The Tenebrae is an ancient Christian service that makes use of gradually diminishing light through the extinguishing of candles to symbolize the events of the last two days of Jesus life.
Maundy Thursday Tenebrae
Thursday, April 6th 7pm
Description: A Tenebrae service reflecting on The Last Supper, communion, the new commandment, and Jesus’ arrest in Gethsemane. If you want to join us in communion have supplies nearby. Don’t worry about what you bring God will make use of it! This service incorporates silent periods for prayer and reflection.
Optional supplies up to 6 candles if you want to extinguish candles during our journey through the story together.
Good Friday Tenebrae
Friday, April 7th 7pm
Description: A Tenebrae service reflecting on the passion story. Our time will include liturgy, scripture, and silence. Optional supplies, up to 7 candles if you want to extinguish candles during our journey through the story together.
Saturday April 8th 9:15am
Description: We reflect on the liminality of Holy Saturday as Jesus followers did on the day between death and resurrection. We will have a short reading/liturgy followed by a contemplative prayer sit.
Sunday, April 9th 11am
Description: A liturgical and contemplative celebration through Celtic inspired liturgies from Iona Abbey Community and music. We gather as a resurrection people in communion with all saints around the world on this sacred day to celebrate hope and resurrection.