Holy Week Resources
The world has changed since COVID-19 has become a household word. State-wide stay-at-home orders have resulted in most of our gatherings and worship services being canceled, postponed or moved to unfamiliar formats. While following the social distancing guidelines to protect the vulnerable has been a sacrifice that we have been willing to make, the decision to do so has left many of us bereft- especially as we approach Holy Week- a time usually filled with beautiful services, and beloved traditions.
In an effort to allow us to participate in the transformational experiences of Holy Week despite the restrictions on gathering in our communities, we are pleased to provide a thoughtfully curated collection of resources for use by adults and families with kids of all ages- all of which can be done from home! Your friends at Faith-to-Go and the diocesan staff have put together a robust offering of activities, liturgies, prayers and more, designed to deepen our devotion as we follow Christ’s journey from Palm Sunday to the Resurrection. I invite you to celebrate this time with us, even though we are unable to gather in person. I hope you will be inspired and renewed during Holy Week as we look forward to resurrection, healing and new life ahead!
-Christian Gillette, Canon for Evangelism and Discipleship
You are invited to join Bishop Susan Brown Snook on Easter Sunday morning for a diocesan-wide Easter celebration, featuring contributions from across the diocese of San Diego. This service will be streamed online at www.edsd.org
and on the EDSD YouTube channel
at 10:00am! Additional Easter Sunday resources for families will be available on the Faith-To-Go
website, on Monday April 6. Come celebrate the risen Christ with us!
Category: #Evangelism, #Outreach, #Sundays, #Uncategorized, #Youth, Children, & Families
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