April 7, 2023

Pastor John Veentra, Readers: Ted Bootsma, Teresa Groen

Welcome and Opening Prayer

Celebration of Communion – Art: “Supper at Emmaus” Rembrandt 1648
Prayer for the Persecuted Church – Song: “What Wondrous Love is This”

The Garden of Gethsemane – Art: Prayer at Gethsemane” Walter Richard West, Cheyenne Indian
“We Asked” Colleen Hanycz – Song: “Go to Dark Gethsemane” 1&2

Betrayed By Judas – Art:”The Betrayal of Christ” circa 1305, Giotto di Bondone
Prayer – Healing of Racism – Song: “Ah, Holy Jesus, How have You Offended”

Denied by Peter – Art: “The Second Denial by Peter” James Tissot
Prayer of Confession – Song: “Ah, Holy Jesus How Have You Offended”

Judged By Pilate – Art: “Ecco Homo” – Antonio Ciseri
Prayer for Prisoners and Wrongly Convicted – Song: “Man of Sorrows, What a Name”

Scourged and Crowned with Thorns – Art: “The Mocking of Christ” circa 1305, Giotto diBondone
Prayer from Psalm 51 – Song: “Oh, Sacred Head, Now Wounded”

Crucified – Art: “Roman Nail in Heel Bone” – Jerusalem Museum
Prayer for Healing of the Church – Song: “Oh To See The Dawn”

Promises His Kingdom to the Thief – Art: “Christ and the Thief” – Nicolai Ge, 1893
Prayer for Refugees and Captives – Song: “Jesus, Remember Me”

Dies on the Cross – Art: “And the Curtain of the Temple was Torn in Two” Kirsten Malcolm Berry
Prayer for Peace and Providence – Song: “Oh To See the Dawn”

Placed in the Tomb – Art: “The Entombment” James Tissot [1886-1894]
Silent Prayer and Song: “Were You There”
Christ Candle removed
Congregation departs in Silence – Offerings accepted at the Door