Churches Announce Easter Week Services for 2013

Compiled by Laurel Yeates

Maundy Thursday, March 28

■ 8 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 9 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ 6 p.m. "Remembering Our Lord's Last Supper": Maundy Thursday service. Twin Towers United Methodist Church, 1411 Oak St.

■ 7 p.m. Holy Eucharist: Foot and hand washing, stripping of the altar. Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 7 p.m. "Pouring the Water, Healing the Heart": Maundy Thursday service. First Congregational Church, 1912 Central Ave.

■ 7 p.m. Liturgy of the Lord's Last Supper: Washing of the feet, followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 10 p.m. St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

■ 7 p.m. Mass: Liturgy of the Lord's Supper and ceremonial washing of the feet and hands. St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 7:30 p.m. Tenebrae Service and Holy Communion: First Presbyterian, 2001 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 8 p.m. Mass of the Lord's Supper: Holy Adoration will take place after Mass until 11 p.m. and will conclude with prayer. St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

Good Friday, March 29

■ 8 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 9 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ Noon: Good Friday Service: Central Baptist Church, 2133 Central Ave.

■ Noon: Stations of the Cross: Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

■ Noon: Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ Noon: Stations of the Cross: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ Noon: Silent Reflection: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

■ 12:30 p.m. Solemn Stations of the Cross: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ 1 p.m. Taize Service: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

■ 1:30 p.m. Good Friday Service: Veneration of the Cross. St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ 1:30 p.m. Solemn Liturgy and Passion of the Lord: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 2 p.m. Stations of the Cross: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

■ 3 p.m. Silent Reflection: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

■ 4 p.m. Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

■ 5 p.m. Stations of the Cross: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

■ 6 p.m. Stations of the Cross: Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 7 p.m. Good Friday Service: Bay Farm Community Church, 3189 Mecartney Road.

■ 7 p.m. Good Friday Service: Good Friday liturgy. Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 7 p.m. Liturgy of the Lord's Passion, Veneration of the Cross: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

■ 7 p.m. Evening Prayer and Veneration of the Cross: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 7 p.m. Good Friday Worship: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Ave.

■ 8 p.m. Seven Last Words and Veneration of the Cross: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

Holy Saturday, March 30

■ 8 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 9 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ 10 a.m. Blessing of the Food: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 7:30 p.m. Easter Vigil and Baptism: Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 8 p.m. Easter Vigil: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ 8 p.m. Easter Vigil: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 8 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Easter Vigil: Lighting of the Easter Fire. St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

Easter Sunday, March 31

■ 7 a.m. Sunrise Easter Service: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1420 Lafayette St.

■ 7:30 a.m. Salubong: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ 7:30 a.m. Mass: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 8 a.m. Easter Service: Holy Eucharist with hymns. Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 8 a.m. Easter Mass: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

■ 8 a.m. Mass: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ 8 a.m. Easter Service: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Ave.

■ 8:30 a.m. Easter Breakfast: Youth fundraiser. First Congregational Church, 1912 Central Ave.

■ 9 a.m. Easter Services: Bay Farm Community Church, 3189 Mecartney Road.

■ 9 a.m. Mass: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

■ 9 a.m. Easter Breakfast: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Ave.

■ 9:30 a.m. Mass: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 9:30 a.m. "Celebrating the Resurrection": Easter service. Twin Towers United Methodist Church, 1411 Oak St.

■ 10 a.m. Easter Service: Pancake breakfast, coffee hour and children's egg hunt follows at 11:15. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1420 Lafayette St.

■ 10 a.m. Easter Service: Celebration of the church's first anniversary and inaugural performance by the church choir. Unity of Alameda, 2255 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 10:15 a.m. Easter Services: Holy Eucharist with hymns and special music; Easter egg hunt will follow. Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 10:30 a.m. Easter Celebration: Special service of verse, music and message that focuses on the hope and joy of the resurrection. Central Baptist Church, 2133 Central Ave.

■ 10:30 a.m. "Celebrating a Whole New Creation": Easter Service; children's Easter egg hunt follows the service. First Congregational Church, 1912 Central Ave.

■ 10:30 a.m. "Alive Again!": Easter service. First Presbyterian, 2001 Santa Clara Ave.

■ 10:30 a.m. Easter Mass: Followed by children's Easter egg hunt. St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

■ 10:30 a.m. Mass: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

■ 10:30 a.m. Easter Service: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Ave.

■ 10:45 a.m. Easter Services: Bay Farm Community Church, 3189 Mecartney Road.

■ 11:30 a.m. Mass: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

■ 11:30 a.m. Mass: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.