Easter Events in Wolfville 2017

This post will be updated as information comes in from the member organizations.

Manning Memorial Chapel

Thursday 8:00pm. Compline and readings. Communion with music including miserere by allegre. Good Friday WAICC service at 1:00pm.
Easter Morning 7am communion service followed by a Easter breakfast in the chapel hall. 

Wolfville Baptist Church

Easter Breakfast at 9am and worship at 11am on EasterSunday

St Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church
118 Main Street, Wolfville, NS B4P 1B7

Easter Vigil Saturday 8:30pm – 11:00pm Mass
Easter Sunday 9:00am – 10:00am Mass

Father Craig Cameron

Parish of Cornwallis, Anglican Church

Maundy Thursday, St. John’s Anglican Church, Port Williams 7 pm
Easter Sunday 9:30 St. Thomas Kingsport and 11 am St. John’s Port Williams

Orchard Valley United Church, 130 Cornwallis Ave., New Minas

Maundy Thursday: 7 pm  Service of Holy Communion with Tenebrae

Good Friday9 am  Fundraising Breakfast hosted by the Women’s Breakfast Group
                7 pm Good Friday Service,  “Hear The Nails”

Easter Day:  7 am Sunrise Service “Easter Snapshots” with Holy Communion – behind the church building.  Followed by Easter breakfast

11 am  Easter Service with Holy Communion, featuring the Orchard Valley Choir and Brass Quartet

St. John’s Anglican Church,  Parish of Horton, 164 Main Street, Wolfville

Holy Week and Easter services

Tuesday, April 11th – Tuesday in Holy Week
4:30 pm – Taizé prayer (Taizé music, readings and prayer for the world)

Wednesday, April 12th – Wednesday in Holy Week
5:30 pm – Seder Meal (an instructed Passover meal like our Lord’s last supper where we’ll learn about Jewish traditions observed in his time)
*you must register to attend, so that adequate food is available

Thursday, April 13th – Maundy Thursday
7:30 pm – The Institution of the Lord’s Supper (a service of hand-washing where we hear Jesus’ great commandment to love one another, followed by the stripping of the altar in preparation for Good Friday)

Friday, April 14th – Good Friday
11 am – L’Arche Walk with the Cross (Theme: Fear Not!)
Beginning at St. Francis of Assisi Roman Catholic Church, Main St., Wolfville

1 pm – WAICC Ecumenical Good Friday Service
Manning Memorial Chapel, Acadia University

7:30 pm Tenebrae: A Service of Shadows (the church gets darker as we hear readings from the Passion and music by St. John’s choir and chamber choir) 

Saturday, April 15th – Holy Saturday
10:30am – Between Cross and Resurrection (a short service giving space for this in-between time in the church year and in our lives)

Sunday, April 16th – Easter Day
8 am – Holy Communion                  10 am – Holy Eucharist
Breakfast will be served between the services


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