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Churches set special services for Holy Week
A crown of thorns topped a cross on the altar at Riverton's United Methodist Church, one of many community churches planning Easter services. Photo by Wayne Nicholls

Churches set special services for Holy Week

Apr 4, 2012 - By Emily Etheredge, Staff Writer

Christians worldwide are observing Holy Week, and many Riverton churches are having special services in observance of the Easter holiday.

St. James Episcopal Church

519 E. Park St., 856-2733

6 p.m. April 5: Maundy Thursday service

Noon April 6: Good Friday service

10:30 a.m. April 8: Easter service

Pavillion Community United Methodist Church

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. April 4: Easter Week Prayer Vigil

7 p.m. April 5: Maundy Thursday. "Christ in the Passover" film at the church.

6 p.m. April 6: Good Friday. "The Passion of the Christ" film at the church.

6:30 a.m. April 8: Sunrise Service at Ocean Lake

7:30 a.m. April 8: Breakfast at the church fellowship hall

9 a.m. April 8: Worship service (No 11 a.m. worship service.)

Neighborhood Alliance Church

4440 Riverview Road, 856-6554

9 a.m. April 8: Breakfast for all and Easter egg hunt for kids (bring a basket)

10:30 a.m. April 8: "He Chose the Nails" -- a dramatic musical worship experience "so powerful" it may just change your life.

Christian Church of Riverton

1524 W. Main St., 856-2334

6:30 a.m. April 8: Sunrise service at Jaycee Park

8:00 a.m. April 8: Breakfast

9:30 a.m. April 8: Worship

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

430 Elizabeth Drive

Mountain View Ward -- Wendell Richardson, Bishop

Meetings -- 9 a.m.

Riverton College Branch

3100 W. Main St. -- Robert Scott Lorimer, Branch President

Meetings --10 a.m.

Sunset Park Ward

Michael Baldwin, Bishop

Meetings -- 11 a.m.

Aspen Park Ward

Martin J. DeVries Jr., Bishop

Meetings -- 1 p.m.

Easter services will include special music.

Crown of Life Ministries

620 E. Monroe Ave., 851-4481

10:30 a.m. April 8: Easter service

First Assembly of God

701 E. Adams Ave., 856-3637

10:30 a.m. April 8: Easter service

First Baptist Church

First Street and Sunset Drive, 856-2319

12:10 p.m. to 12:50 p.m. April 6: Witnesses of the Cross, a Riverton community service of music, scripture and reflection on Christ's sacrifice. Sponsored by the Riverton Ministerial Association.

10:45 a.m. April 8: Musical celebration of the resurrection -- the Risen Christ.

St. Margaret's Catholic Church

622 E. Park Ave., 856-3757

7 p.m. April 5: Holy Thursday, service with washing of the feet

12:15 p.m. April 6: Holy Friday service

5 p.m. to 6 p.m. April 6: Confession

6 p.m. April 6: Soup supper

8 p.m. April 7: Easter Vigil Mass

8 a.m. April 8: Easter service

10 a.m. April 8: Easter service

Set Free Church SBC

620 W. Adams Ave., 463-2095

10 a.m. April 8: Easter service

3 p.m. April 8: Dinner and Easter egg hunt

Trinity Lutheran Church

419 E. Park Ave., 856-9340

7 p.m. April 5: Maundy Thursday service

Noon April 6: Good Friday service

7 p.m. April 6: Good Friday service

6 a.m. April 8: Sunrise service

8:15 a.m. April 8: Easter service

9:45 a.m. April 8: Bible class

11 a.m. April 8: Easter service

Riverton Church of the Nazarene

408 E. Sunset Drive, 856-4800

6:30 p.m. April 5: Maundy Thursday service. A seder meal celebrating the Last Supper Jesus had with his disciples.

12:10 to 12:50 p.m. April 6: Witnesses of the Cross, a Riverton community service of music, scripture and reflection on Christ's sacrifice. Sponsored by the Riverton Ministerial Association.

6:35 a.m. April 8: Easter sunrise service on Burma Road on the hill, right before heading back down the north side.

10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. April 8: Easter brunch

10:30 a.m. April 8: Easter candy hunt. Children will gather in the foyer for a fun time and Easter reflection.

11 a.m. April 8: Easter worship service

Faith Fellowship

3335 Lewis Road, 851-0604

5:30 p.m. April 5: Maundy Thursday service

7 p.m. April 6: Good Friday tenebrae service

10:45 a.m. April 8: Easter service

United Methodist Church

1116 W. Park Ave., 856-2544

7 p.m. April 5: Living Last Supper Thursday service

7 a.m. April 6: Good Friday worship

8 a.m. April 8: Easter service

10:30 a.m. April 8: Easter service

Riverton Calvary Baptist Church

429 E. Sunset Drive, 856-6320

10 a.m. April 8: Sunday school

11 a.m. April 8: Easter service

Way of the Cross Assembly of God

635 S. Second St. West, 856-0111

10:30 a.m. April 8: Easter service

Wesley Bible Missionary Church

800 S. Broadway Ave., 840-5597

10:50 a.m. April 8: Easter service

Providence Reformed Community Church

120 Cathedral Drive, 463-2131

10 a.m. April 8: Easter service

Hillcrest Baptist Church, SBC

1002 W. Main St., 856-3635

6 p.m. April 6: Good Friday service

10:15 a.m. April 8: Easter service

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