Spirit-filled people are praising God with joy!
8:00 am – Quiet service features blessing and distribution of palms, sermon, and communion.
10:30 am – Principal service features blessing and procession of palms, hymn singing, choir anthem, sermon and communion, and dramatic reading of The Passion According to St. Mark.
Enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread and table fellowship at 6pm as preparation for the worship to follow.
Book of Common Prayer proper liturgy for Maundy Thursday begins at 7pm. Informal worship in parish hall with sermon, communion and (optional) footwashing. All who care to participate may close the service by assisting in "stripping of the altar": removing all ornamentation from the upstairs sanctuary in preparation for Good Friday.
Friday April 3—Good Friday worship begins at 12 noon
12:00 noon – Book of Common Prayer Proper Liturgy for Good Friday, including: hymn singing, dramatic reading of the Passion Gospel according to John, sermon, extended prayer for the country and the world (The Solemn Collects), veneration of the cross, and distribution of communion from reserved sacrament.
2:00 pm – Stations of the Cross indoor procession, with meditation on woodcuts featuring a Black Jesus
Sunday April 5—Easter Day Principal Service at 6:00 am
Sunday April 5—Easter Day Principal Service at 10:30 am
Both services feature majestic trumpet voluntary, joyful hymn singing, hope-filled resurrection sermon, and communion offered freely to all. The Lord is Risen Indeed! Alleluia!!!
Sunday April 19—ACF Annual Spring Social 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Adult Christian Fellowship of St. Bartholomew's Church will hold their annual Spring Social to benefit the ACF Scholarship Fund and support other ministry activities of St. Bartholomew's Church. Join the ACF at "Biff's Lounge", 24 Washington Street in Dorchester for dinner, dancing, raffles and socializing. Admission is $15.00--contact the church office to purchase tickets or get more information.
Saturday May 9—Men's Fellowship Jazz Concert
Good jazz, good food, good friends, good fun! Tell all your family and friends who enjoy live jazz! Call the parish office at 617-354-8582 for ticket information.
Saturday June 13—Barbados Cultural Committee of Boston food sale
Barbados Cultural Committee of Boston gets ready for the 49th Anniversary of Barbadian independence with a food sale fundraiser at St. Bartholomew's! For more information, contact 617-257-3424.
Sunday June 14—Celebrating Dads and Grads
During and after our worship we will acknowledge and celebrate our heavenly Father, our earthly fathers, and graduates at every level of educational achievement.
Sunday June 21—Sunday School Appreciation Day
During our 10:30 service we will acknowledge and celebrate our Sunday School children, adult teachers, and teen helpers.
Sunday July 5—Summer worship schedule begins
One service at 10:00 am in the parish hall until and including Sunday September 6.
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