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St. Paul’s Episcopal lists Holy Week schedule

Holy Week services at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1000 Michigan Ave., La Porte, began with a Palm Sunday service at 9 a.m. March 28, when for the first time in more than a year, the congregation could sing the hymns. Everyone wore a mask to cover both nose and mouth and was encouraged to sing softly, as if singing a lullaby to a baby. Soloist Mona Coalter still sang from another room with a microphone. Everyone was given a cross made from a palm as they entered the church. Six members of the parish read The Passion.

— Maundy Thursday Holy Communion will be at 6 p.m., followed by the stripping of the altar.

— The Good Friday service will be at noon.

— On Easter Sunday there will be two services, the spoken service at 7:30 a.m. and the sung Eucharist at 9 a.m.

Registrations are appreciated for all services. Links are available at www.stpaulslaporte.org. Please note that everyone must be masked and will be socially distanced.

Rev. Canon Michelle I. Walker is the priest in charge at St. Paul’s.

New Church Easter service is at 10 a.m.

Entrance to New Church.

LaPorte New Church, 812 Indiana Ave., welcomes everyone to its in-person worship service on Easter Sunday at 10 a.m. Masks inside the building will be required.

The sacrament of Holy Communion is open to all, offered to everyone who desires to receive its blessing, regardless of their religious affiliation, or those having no affiliation at all.
The New Church is an inclusive, non-judgmental Christian community whose belief is that God’s goodness and peace will prevail in all who draw closer to God and the love, wisdom and forgiveness that is offered to each of us.
LaPorte New Church also continues to offer Zoom Sunday services at 10 a.m. with Rev. Kit Billings. Email Rev. Billings for the Zoom meeting login: revkit123@gmail.com. Also feel free to connect with him at 219-380-4682 for grief support, wedding information or pastoral care. We wish you peace.

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