The Church observes Holy Week as a solemn time to remember and reflect on the final week of Jesus' earthly life. The services offered give us the opportunity to participate as we learn and remember what Jesus has done for us. By recalling and participating in the sadness of his passion (suffering), we prepare our hearts to rejoice more fully and vibrantly on Easter Sunday as we celebrate together his amazing resurrection. Everyone is welcome to participate. Children and families are invited to all our services. We hope that the following information will inspire you to invite your friends to join in too.
April 10, 2022
We'll hear the scripture that describes Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem to the joyful and hopeful shouts of praise from the people then walk along Loma Vista Road, making our way to the church. Once inside, we'll hear amazingly beautiful music, inspiring prayers, and uplifting sermon and hear about the final days of Jesus' life on earth.
Join us ONLINE at facebook.com/saintpaulsventura or youtube.com/stpaulsventura
or IN-PERSON at 3290 Loma Vista Road, Ventura
April 14, 2022
Join us as we remember Jesus’ last supper and the mandate that we must love one another as he has loved us.
7pm – You are invited to come wash one another’s feet outside on the labyrinth (optional)
7:30 – service with Holy Eucharist and Stripping of the Altar. A very moving service!
9 pm - Keeping the Watch begins. “Stay with me, remain here with me. Watch and pray, watch and pray.” We will “Keep the Watch” from our homes remembering the time when Jesus prayed in the garden and was arrested. Sign up for 1-hour shifts to watch and pray from home. Sign up in the narthex (lobby) or by emailing us at [email protected]
April 15, 2022
6am - 3pm WALK THE LABYRINTH Looking for a meaningful way to remember Jesus’ sacrifice on Good Friday? Come and walk the Labyrinth anytime between 6am and 3pm. Walk, pray, be grateful.
Noon - GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE Traditional Good Friday service with Veneration of the Cross. The church will remain open until 3pm when the bells will ring and the doors will be locked.