Shrewsbury Churches to Hold Easter Services

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SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Shrewsbury's churches are preparing to hold Easter Services on the Sunday holiday, Good Friday and more.

The Easter schedule at St. Mary's Church, located on 16 Summer Street, includes a 7 p.m. Mass of the Lord's Supper on Holy Thursday. On Good Friday, there will be a Liturgy of the Lord' Passion and Death at 7 p.m. On Holy Saturday, there will be a 7:30 p.m. Easter Vigil. On Easter Sunday, there will be Masses at 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m.

The First Congregational Church on the Town Common will remember Christ's Last Supper as we share Holy Communion and follow the ancient Order of Tenebrae at their Maundy Thursday service at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, Rev. Jennie Thrash-Crichlow, Wellspring United Methodist Church, will be preaching at a ecumenical service at noon. All residents are welcome to three services on Eastor, one at Sunrise at 6 a.m. and then two more at 9 then 11 a.m.

Mt. Olivet Lutheran Church, on 34 Prospect St., will hold services at 7 p.m. on Thursday, 7 p.m. on Good Friday, a 7 p.m. Easter Vigil on Saturday and 10 a.m. services on Easter Sunday.

At St. Anne's Church, on 130 Boston Turnpike (Route 9), a Mass of the Lord's Supper will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday. There will be a 7 p.m. service on Good Friday and an Easter Vigil at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Trinity Episcopal Church at 440 Main Street will be holding a Holy Thursday service at 7 p.m. as the Eucharist of the Lord's Supper. On Friday, they will hold a ecumenical service at noon then a 7 p.m. Celebration of the Lord's Passion. On Easter, there will be services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m.

The Chapel on the Hill, located at 145 Memorial Dr., will host a Good Friday service from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and an Easter Sunrise service at 6:15 a.m. on Sunday.

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Liberty Churches ( will have services at their Shrewsbury campus on Sunday at 7am, 9am, and 11am. 495 Hartford Turnpike Shrewsbury, MA 01545 (508) 845-0800!

I would like to draw attention to the noontime Ecumenical Good Friday worship service to be held at Trinity Episcopal Church. This will be a wonderful opportunity for Christians of various denominations from across Shrewsbury to come together in worship of our one Lord Jesus Christ. I look forward to the event and am thankful for this opportunity to build relationships with my fellow neighbors.
-Pastor Andrew Heisen, Mount Olivet Evangelical Lutheran Church, Shrewsbury