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Benedictine Day – 25 April 2015

Benedictine Day – April 25th at Calvary

The focus for this Benedictine Day will be on the dispersed religious Christian Communities in the church today. In these communities there are no restrictions concerning age, celibacy, or residency. Time will be given to questions, prayer, silence, and a sharing of the Holy Eucharist. Sessions will be led by Brother John Huebner (Community of the Gospel), Companion Noel Schwartz (The Rivendell Community), and Deacon Ray Escott (Companions of St. Luke-Benedictines) and the Rev. Elizabeth Canham. All communities represented are recognized by the25 April Benedictine day House of Bishops and are members of the National Association of Episcopal Christian Communities.

Coffee and registration will begin at 10.30 a.m. with the program starting at 11:00.

Please bring a bag lunch; dessert and beverages will be provided.

Call the church at 684-6266 to register (or sign up in the Old Well Hall.) $5 for Calvary members.

Holy Week and Easter 2015 at Calvary Episcopal


Looking Ahead to Holy Week and Easter

Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday, March 29, 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.

Liturgy of the Palms, Reading of the Passion, & Holy Eucharist.

Monday, March 30, 6:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist.

Tuesday, March 31, 6:00 p.m. – Holy Eucharist with Soaking Prayer.

Wednesday, April 1, 10:00 a.m. – Holy Eucharist & Healing.

No evening service today.
Easter Egg dying for the youth at 7:00 p.m.

Maundy Thursday, April 2, 6:00 p.m., in the Parish Hall –
Agape Eucharist & Meal.

Following the meal, we will process to the church to the
Strip the Altar.

Good Friday, April 3, 12:00 noon – The Liturgy of Good Friday.

11:00 a.m. – Stations of the Cross.

Saturday, April 4, 8:00 p.m. The Great Vigil of Easter

Holy Eucharist & Baptism.

Bishop_Taylor_2_webEaster Day, April 5, Festival Holy Eucharist at 8:00 & 10:30 a.m.


Bishop’s Visitation:  The Rt. Rev. G. Porter Taylor, the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Western North Carolina, will be preaching at both services.

Easter egg hunt for children younger than fifth grade between the services.