Holy Week 2017 at
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

1532 S. Easton Avenue (at Hayes Street), Peoria, Illinois

Click for Zion's mid-week Lenten services, beginning Ash Wednesday, March 1.

Read these Devotions for Holy Week by Pastor Tibbetts.

[Palm Sunday]
Passion Sunday — April 9
Palm Procession with Holy Communion: 9:00 am

Zion's Holy Week observance begins with a Palm Procession as we gather in the Upper Parish Hall, parade into God's House (as Jesus and his followers paraded into Jerusalem), hear the Passion according to St. Matthew, and celebrate Holy Communion.

See and read about Zion's Palm/Passion Sunday 2009 celebration in this front-page article from the Peoria Journal Star.



Wednesday of Holy Week — April 12
Healing Service: 11:00 am

As many of us were marked with a Cross of the ashes of repentance at the beginning of Lent on Ash Wednesday, we conclude the 40 days of Lent by being marked again with a Cross -- this time of oil for healing.

[Healing Service]

[Maundy Thursday]

Maundy Thursday — April 13
Maundy Thursday Liturgy: 7:00 pm
with Holy Communion

We gather to remember the Last Supper, where Jesus gave his disciples a new command (mandatum) to "love one another even as I have loved you." The evening liturgy includes Corporate Confession and Absolution, the Lord's Supper, and the Stripping of the Altar for Good Friday.



Good Friday — April 14
Good Friday Liturgy: Noon at Zion
Good Friday Liturgy: 7 pm at Bethel

We gather at the foot of the Cross to witness Christ's glory while hearing the Passion according to St. John.

[Good Friday]


Easter Sunday — April 16
The Resurrection of Our Lord: 7:00 am

Zion's festive Easter Sonrise Service begins as the Sun is rising after the darkness of
Good Friday and Holy Saturday, bursting with the light of the Resurrection.
We celebrate Holy Communion with the Risen Lord Jesus.

Then join us for Easter Breakfast following the service, beginning after 8:15 am.

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The Rev. Steven Paul Tibbetts, STS
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
1534 S. Easton Avenue
Peoria, IL 61605-3407
(309) 637-9150

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