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Area churches announce Holy Week, Easter services

The following is a list of Holy Week services announced by area churches:

AMHERST

First Congregational Church, 165 Main St.

March 24, 10:30 a.m., Palm/Passion Sunday, worship with communion

March 27, 7 p.m., A service of foot washing

March 28, 6 p.m., Simple supper in the Dining Room; 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday service with communion

March 29, noon, Good Friday ecumenical service in Amherst Grace Episcopal Church

March 31, 10:30 a.m., Easter celebrative worship with communion, followed by an Easter egg hunt for children

Grace Episcopal Church, 14 Boltwood Ave.

March 24, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Sunday of the Passion: Palm Sunday

March 25, 7 p.m., Holy Eucharist

March 26, 7 p.m., Holy Eucharist

March 27, 12:10 p.m., Holy Eucharist with healing prayer

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday, Holy Eucharist, foot washing and Reservation of Blessed Sacrament

March 29, noon, Good Friday ecumenical service, 7 p.m. Good Friday liturgy

March 30, 9 a.m., Easter vigil liturgy of the Great Sabbath; 8 p.m., service

March 31, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Easter Sunday

ASHFIELD

St. John’s Episcopal Church, Main and South streets

March 23, 7 p.m. Service

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday service

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday observed

March 29, 7 p.m., Good Friday, Holy Communion, egg hunt

DEERFIELD

First Church of Deerfield, 71 Old Main St.

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday service of communion and Tenebrae

March 31, 10 a.m., Easter services, music with Montreal soloist Tracy Smith Bessette. Children are welcome but there will be no Sunday School

EASTHAMPTON

Easthampton Congregational Church, 112 Main St.

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday Service

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday Service

March 31, 6:30 a.m., Easter Sunrise Service at Molitoris Orchards, Park Hill Road; 10 am Easter Service

Envision Easthampton, 150 Pleasant St., Paragon Arts & Industry Building

March 31, 10:30 a.m., Easter Service instead of its usual 3 p.m. service time

Our Lady of the Valley, 33 Adams St.

March 22, 6:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross

March 23, 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Palm Sunday Masses

March 24, 7:15 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Palm Sunday Masses

March 26, 7 p.m., Tuesday Tenebrae service

March 28, 7 p.m., Holy Thursday Mass

March 29, 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., Good Friday services

March 30, 8 p.m. Holy Saturday services

March 31, 7 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Easter Sunday services

St. Philips Episcopal Church, 128 Main St.

March 24, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., Palm Sunday, reading of the Passion narrative and blessing and distribution of palms

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday, Eucharist, foot washing, stripping of the altar

March 29, noon, Good Friday prayer service

March 30, 7 p.m., Easter vigil and first Easter Eucharist, followed by alleluia! refreshments

March 31, 10 a.m., Feast of the Resurrection choral eucharist with trumpet, trombone and timpani

GRANBY

Church of Christ Congregational, 235 State St.

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday service

March 31, 7 a.m., Easter sunrise service; 10 a.m., regular Easter service

HADLEY

First Congregational Church, 102 Middle St.

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday service

March 28, 6 p.m., Maundy Thursday dinner; 7 p.m., worship service

March 31, 6 a.m., Easter sunrise service; 10 a.m., Easter Sunday service

Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 120 Russell St. (Route 9)

March 24, 8 a.m., and 10:30 a.m. Palm Sunday

March 28, 7 p.m., Holy Thursday

March 29, 3 p.m., Stations of the cross; 7 p.m., Veneration

March 30, 11 a.m., Holy Saturday blessing of Easter food; 8 p.m., Easter vigil

March 31, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., Easter Sunday

Wesley United Methodist Church, 98 North Maple St.

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday Service

March 29, 7 p.m., Good Friday, A Service of Shadows (Tenebrae)

March 31, 6:34 a.m., Easter sunrise service, 10 a.m. celebration of Easter

HATFIELD

First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Main Street

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday service

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday service

March 31, 6:15 a.m., Easter sunrise service, Mountain Road, North Hatfield; 10 a.m., Easter service

HOLYOKE

Hampshire Community Church, Pilsudski Park, 200 County Road

March 28, 6:30 p.m., Good Friday services

March 31, 10 a.m., Easter service

HUNTINGTON

Pioneer Valley Assembly of God, 63 Old Chester Road

March 29, 7 p.m., Good Friday Service. A community service with six other Hilltown churches: Chester First Congregational Church, Chester Cornerstone Christian Church, Huntington First Congregational Church, Huntington Evangelical Church, Russell Community Church, Montgomery Community Church. Offerings accepted for the Huntington Food Pantry

March 31, 6:45 a.m., Easter Sunrise service, joint service with Huntington Evangelical Church on Littleville Dam, Huntington. Rain location is Huntington Evangelical Church; 10:30 a.m., Easter service

LEVERETT

Leverett Congregational Church, 4 Montague Road

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday, a traditional service with music and palms handed out in remembrance

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday service to remember the Last Supper, with readings and communion

March 31, 6:30 a.m., Easter at sunrise, service of celebration held in the stone sculptured Emerson Garden beside the church (or inside if raining). A complimentary breakfast follows at 7 a.m. in Leverett Town Hall

March 31, 10 a.m., Easter Sunday service, music and readings. Child care provided.

NORTHAMPTON

Annunciation Chapel, 87 Beacon St., Florence

March 29, 3 p.m, Good Friday stations of the cross

March 31, 9:30 a.m., Easter Sunday Mass

Edwards Church, 297 Main St.

March 24, 8:30 a.m., Palm Sunday, annual youth pancake breakfast; 10 a.m., worship service with the reading of the Passion

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday service of Tenebrae

March 29, 12:30 p.m., Good Friday music and meditation

March 31, 6:20 a.m. Easter Sunday sunrise service at Westhampton Congregational United Church of Christ, 1 Tob Hill Road

Florence Congregational Church, 130 Pine St., Florence

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday Service

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday Service

March 31, 7:30 a.m., Easter breakfast; 10 a.m., Easter worship service

Hampshire Jail and House of Correction, 205 Rocky Hill Road

March 31, 6 a.m., ecumenical Easter sunrise service

St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, 99 King St.

March 25, 7:30 a.m., Daily Mass Blessed Sacrament

March 26, 7:30 a.m., Daily Mass Blessed Sacrament

March 27, 7:30 a.m., Daily Mass Blessed Sacrament

March 28, 7:30 a.m., Liturgy of the Hours Blessed Sacrament; 7 p.m., Mass of the Lord’s Supper

March 29, 7:30 a.m., Liturgy of the Hours Blessed Sacrament; 7 p.m., celebration of the Lord’s Passion and death

March 30, 7:30 a.m., liturgy of the Hours Blessed Sacrament; 10:30 a.m., blessing of food; 7:30 p.m., Easter vigil

March 31, 8 a.m. and 11 a.m., Easter Sunday Mass

St. John’s Episcopal Church, 48 Elm St.

March 24, 8 a.m., Palm Sunday Holy Eucharist and Liturgy of the Palms; 9 a.m., Palm Parade begins at Pulaski Park; 10 a.m., Holy Eucharist and Liturgy of the Palms

March 27, 12:15 p.m., Holy Eucharist and prayers for healing

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday, A Journey to Calvary and Holy Eucharist; 9 p.m. to 11 a.m., all-night vigil

March 29, 5 p.m., Good Friday stations of the cross; 7 p.m., Good Friday Passion and meditation

March 31, 8 a.m., Easter traditional quiet eucharist; 10 a.m., traditional celebration with eucharist

St. Valentine’s Polish National Catholic Church, 127 King St.

March 24, 9:30 a.m., Palm Sunday Holy Mass blessing and distribution of palms and procession

March 27, 7 p.m., Holy Wednesday Gorzkie Zale (Bitter Lamentations)

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday Holy Mass

March 29, 7 p.m., Good Friday, solemn service of the Lord’s Passion and death

March 30, 7 p.m., Holy Saturday, Liturgy (Blessing of Fire and Water); noon, blessing of Easter food and liturgy

March 31, 6 a.m., Easter Sunday procession and Holy Mass of Resurrection

SOUTH DEERFIELD

Holy Name of Jesus Church, 15 Thayer St.

March 24, 9 a.m., Palm Sunday Blessing of the palms, liturgy

March 27, 7 p.m., Holy Wednesday Penitential Services

March 28, 6 p.m., Holy Thursday Mass

March 29, 4 p.m., Good Friday Youth Stations of the Cross; 7 p.m., Mass of the Pre-Sanctified

March 30, 8 a.m., Holy Saturday, the liturgy of the blessing of fire and water and the reading of the prophecies; 5 p.m., Easter foods will be blessed in the homes of parishioners by invitation and again at church

March 31, 9 a.m., Easter Sunday, the resurrection liturgy, eucharistic procession to the four corners of the church, Holy Mass and a children’s Easter activity

South Deerfield Congregational Church, 71 N. Main St.

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday Service

March 28, 7:30 p.m., Maundy Thursday Holy Mass, Tenebrae

March 29, noon, Good Friday service, prayer and meditation

March 31, 10 a.m., Easter Service of the Resurrection

SOUTH HADLEY

Congregational Church of South Hadley Falls, 11 North Main St.

March 25, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday worship, procession with palm branches

March 29, noon, Good Friday service

March 31, 10 a.m., Easter Sunday worship service with communion

SOUTHAMPTON

First Congregational Church of Southampton, 210 College Highway

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm/Passion Sunday service, Easter egg hunt

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday Service with Tenebrae and communion

March 31, 6:15 a.m., Easter sunrise service and communion on the hill just behind the church, pancake breakfast to follow service; 10 a.m., service in the sanctuary

SUNDERLAND

The First Congregational Church of Sunderland, 91 South Main St.

March 24, 10a.m., Palm Sunday service

March 25, 7 p.m., Ecumenical Lenten Discussion Series

March 28, 7 p.m., Tenebrae and Maundy Thursday order of worship, the Sacrament of Holy Communion

March 31, 10 a.m., Easter Sunday worship

WILLIAMSBURG

First Congregational Church, 4 North Main St.

March 24, 10 a.m., Palm Sunday parade in the church

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday service, communion and Tennebrae

March 29, noon to 3 p.m., the church will be open for Good Friday meditation

March 31, 6:40 a.m., sunrise service in the Village Hill Cemetery; 10 a.m., Easter celebration

Haydenville Congregational Church, 143 Main St.

March 24, 10 a.m., worship service, sixth Sunday of Lent, sanctuary

March 28, 7 p.m., Maundy Thursday service, sanctuary

March 29, noon to 3 p.m., Good Friday, silent meditation, sanctuary

March 31, 10 a.m., worship service, seventh Sunday of Lent, sanctuary

Our Lady of the Hills Parish, 173 Main St.

March 28, 7 p.m., Mass Of The Lord’s Supper

March 29, 3 p.m., Stations Of The Cross-Outdoors; 7 p.m., Good Friday Services In Church; 8 p.m., The Easter Vigil

March 31, 8 a.m. and 10:15 a.m., Easter Sunday Mass of the Resurrection of the Lord

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