Holiday and Special Services

We celebrate the special seasons of the church year with great music and liturgy that brings meaning to the seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent, and Easter. Won’t you join us?


Christmas Eve 2019

Festival of the Nativity

  • 4:30pm in the Sanctuary
  • A candle-lighting service that re-enacts the Christmas story through pageantry and song, presented by our children and youth.

Communion Service

  • 8:00pm in the Chapel
  • A candle-lighting service with Holy Communion

Service of Lessons and Carols

  • 11:00pm in the Sanctuary
  • A service of lessons and carols that culminates with candle-lighting that welcomes Christmas Day.

Lent 2020

Ash Wednesday

  • February 26, 2020
    7:00pm in the Chapel
  • A service of Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes that marks the beginning of the Lenten season.

Palm Sunday (2 services)

  • April 5, 2020
    8:30am in the Chapel
    10:45am in the Sanctuary
  • A Lord’s Day Service with palm processional at the 10:45am service.

Maundy Thursday

  • April 9, 2020
    7:30pm in the Sanctuary
  • Tenebrae Service (service of darkness) with Holy Communion.

Good Friday

  • April 10, 2020
    12:15pm in the Chapel
  • A midday worship service marking the death of Jesus Christ.


Easter Sunrise Service

  • April 12, 2020
    6:30am at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School
  • Ecumenical sunrise service of worship celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

Easter Sunday Worship (2 services)

  • April 12, 2020
    9:00am in the Sanctuary
    11:15am in the Sanctuary
  • Two services of worship celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, with brass, handbells, and choir..