Holy Week Services At Zion Lutheran Church

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Mar 242018

Following is the Holy Week service schedule for Zion Lutheran Church, 780 Grassy Hill Road, Orange.

Holy Week service schedule for Zion Lutheran Church.

Maundy Thursday, March 29, 7:30 p.m., Good Friday, March 30, 7:30 p.m.Saturday Vigil, March 31, 7:30 p.m.

Easter Breakfast, April 1, 9:15 a.m., Easter Sunday festival worship with a string quartet at 10:30 a.m., followed by an Easter egg hunt.

All are welcome! For more information, call (203) 795-3916

Holy Week At The Orange Congregational Church

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Mar 252016

orange congregational church Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, 205 Meeting House Lane, released the following Holy Week schedule:

On Maundy Thursday, in observance of the night in which Jesus had his last meal with his disciples we will gather at7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary for “A Service of Darkness”.  We will hear seven choral meditations on the Last Words of Christ, as composed by Dale Wood and adapted from the ancient Tenebrae.   Lights will be extinguished as we hear the Passion of Christ in song and words. Communion by intinction will be offered.

Good Friday service will take place at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.  This will be a somber service and we will have readings from the Gospel of John.

On Easter Sunday, join us for a Festival of Resurrection:  At 6:30 a.m. the youth of Orange Congregational Church will offer their traditional Easter Sunrise service at Hannah’s Hill, by the church.  Come to hear their music and meditation.  At the conclusion of the service everyone meets at Chip’s Restaurant in Orange for pancakes.

At 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary we will celebrate and worship together.  Rev. Suzanne’s meditation is entitled, “Today’s Good News”. The Senior Choir will sing at both services, joined by the Handbell Choir at the 9:00 a.m. service and the Junior Choir at the 11:00 a.m. service. Both services in the Sanctuary will conclude with the choir and congregation singing the “Hallelujah” Chorus from The Messiah by G.F. Handel.


Maundy Thursday  

March 24

7:00 p.m.  Service of Communion & Tenebrae

“A Service of Darkness” as composed by Dale Wood

7 choral meditations on the Last Words of Christ

Good Friday  

March 25

7:00 p.m.  Worship in Sanctuary

Easter Sunday  

March 27

Festival of Resurrection

6:30 a.m. Sunrise Service at Hannah’s Hill

9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.  Worship in Sanctuary

Church Services and Events Announced

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Mar 182014

Good shepherdChurch of the Good Shepherd, 680 Racebrook Road, Orange announces upcoming events:

Weekly Services


7:00 p.m.                                 Midweek Contemplative Eucharist with Discussion and Healing Prayer


7:45 a.m.                                 Traditional Eucharist – no music

9:00 a.m.                                 Church Alive, Eucharist with the worship band

10:30a.m.                                Choral Eucharist

Lenten Program Series

All Welcome

Join us for a Lenten series, To Serve Christ in all Creation, an exploration of how we care for the environment as people of faith. Sunday mornings during Lent in the parish hall from 9:50 a.m. – 10:25 a.m., March 9, 16, 23, 40 and April 6.


April 17 Holy Thursday: Supper, Foot Washing, and Worship–6:00 p.m.

April 18 Good Friday: Stations of the Cross, Youth –4:00 p.m.; Good Friday Liturgy 7:00 p.m.

April 19, Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil, Worship, and Eucharist–8:00 p.m.

April 20, Easter Sunday: Easter Sunrise Worship Service- 6:00 a.m.

Family Easter Service followed by Easter Egg Hunt on Church Lawn- 8:30 a.m.

Choral Eucharist of the Resurrection- 10:30 a.m.