Jesus said, "I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live..." John 11:25
Jesus doesn't shy away from the realism of death and suffering, nor does he waste the opportunity to magnify the good news that is found in his resurrection. This good news is for all who believe and is a hope of forgiveness from the penalty of sin and a hope of eternal life which begins the moment we trust in Jesus.
Easter Sunday is a special opportunity for our hearts to pour out the words that Martha uttered from John 11:27 when she confessed, "Yes, Lord; I believe."
We look forward to worshipping with you on Easter Sunday.
- We will have one worship service at 9:30am
- Our Holy Cross Kids classrooms will be open for nursery thru 1st grade only
- Come early to secure a seat and fresh cinnamon rolls and hot coffee
Jesus said, "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: Just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another." John 13:34
Maundy Thursday commemorates the last evening Jesus shared with his disciples before his arrest and crucifixion. Maundy Thursday, literally meaning "New Commandment Thursday" marks three key events in Jesus' last week: his washing of his disciples' feet, his institution of the Lord's Supper, and his new commandment to love one another.
We invite you and your family to a rich and meaningful worship service which calls attention to the many theologically rich dimensions of Jesus' final night with his disciples.
- Thursday, April 14th - 6:00 - 7:15pm
- Childcare will not be available for this event, but our nursery will be open for any nursing mothers.
- Please register for this event as seating will be limited and pre-arranged.
FAQ's for Maundy Thursday
What is involved in a Maundy Thursday Service?
Our Maundy Thursday Service naturally involves the centerpiece of the Lord's Supper. Our service will include corporate singing, call and responses, prayers, Scripture readings, and a short homily. In place of an offertory to support Holy Cross, information will be shared about a local gospel ministry in Tucson and there will be a no-obligation invitation to give to this ministry.
What should I do with my kids?
Our classrooms will not be staffed with volunteers for this event. However, your children are welcome to join you in the sanctuary for this service. Families are encouraged to sit together. The service moves thoughtfully through the events surrounding Jesus' final evening with his disciples and a family bulletin will be provided for kids to engage with the service.
How will The Lord's Supper be administered?
The centerpiece of this worship service is The partaking of The Lord's Supper. Instruction will be given to those in attendance on when and how to participate in The Lord's Supper. As usual, children and adults who have yet to profess faith in Christ should not partake in The Lord's Supper. This can still be a valuable time for children to witness this shared meal and provide sharpening conversations afterwards.