April 5: Palm Sunday

Updated: Apr 7, 2020


Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week. The liturgy of the palms commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem as the people greet him with shouts of joy. But all the joy sours as the service transitions to the Passion Gospel’s recounting of Jesus’ betrayal, arrest, and crucifixion. From here on, we walk each day of the week under the shadow of the cross.

Please join us on Palm Sunday via Zoom or Facebook livestream.

9:45 am: Our morning together will begin with Coffee Hour with the Clergy. Please Zoom* in for a chat with us at 9:45 am.

10:30 am: Our Palm Sunday service will be available via Facebook livestream. If you miss the service at 10:30 am, you'll find the video on YouTube later in the day.

(*Zoom meeting details were sent to our parishioners on April 3. Please contact Fr. Chris Golding for access to the meeting:

Resources for the service include:

The Book of Common Prayer online >>

The readings appointed for Palm Sunday online >>


Liturgy of the Palms w/Ante-Communion (Ministry of the Word from Holy Eucharist, Rite II)

Palm Liturgy

Acclamation followed by opening Collect p. 270

Matthew 21.2-11 p. 271

Blessing of the Palms p. 271

Processional Hymn No. 152 — All Glory, Laud, and Honor (Refrain, v. 1, 4, 5)

Collect for Palm Sunday p. 272

Epistle: Philippians 2:5-11

Sequence Hymn No. 164 — "Alone thou goest forth"

Passion Gospel: Matthew 27:11-54

Sermon: Fr. Bryan Owen

Prayers of the People: Form I p. 383

Confession/Absolution p. 360

Final Hymn No. 435 — "At the Name of Jesus"

Sung Doxology

Lord’s Prayer p. 364



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