Celebrate the Season with Brookside
Holy Week at Brookside Church
Join our inclusive, spiritually alive celebration including Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday and an Outdoor Easter Sunday Service
Manchester, NH, March 26, 2021 – Everyone is invited and welcome to celebrate Holy Week with Brookside Church. The church will host virtual and outdoor events to help us reflect and focus on Jesus before celebrating His resurrection on Easter Sunday.
Join us for the sacred journey of Holy Week that begins this Palm Sunday, March 28 at 10:00am. with a virtual service livestreaming on Facebook,” said the Rev. Laura Biddle, interim minister of Brookside Church. “Before worship begins you are welcome to come pick up palm branches that will be laid out on the front steps of the church. Friend or stranger, you belong in the crowd waiving palms as Jesus enters Jerusalem on a donkey.
March 28: Palm Sunday
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Pick up palm branches on front steps of the church
10 a.m. Palm Sunday Service livestreaming on Facebook
April 1: Maundy Thursday
7:00 p.m. Livesteaming service on Facebook including Holy Communion and Tenebrae, Dramatic Reading “Following Jesus in the Shadows,” written by Rev. Laura Biddle. We will meet and hear from people, both friend and foe, who followed Jesus to the cross.
April 4: Easter Sunday
10 a.m. An outdoor Easter Worship Service will be held in the garden behind the church. Social distance will be maintained and everyone must wear a mask, and come with lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. An empty cross will be displayed and you and your family can help fill it with colorful flowers.
You will also be delighted with music from the Nottingham Brass, the Brookside bell and chancel choirs. An art installation by Andrew Daigle will also be on display.
This service will also be livestreaming on the church Facebook page.
Easter Egg Hunt
Following the service, an Easter Egg Hunt for children will be held in the church yard for children 4th grade and under. Please bring your own basket.