2019 Holy Week & Pascha Services

(Orthodox Easter)

Visit our Lent/Pascha page for additional resources

​Saturday April 20th - 9:00am - Divine Liturgy for Lazarus,   5:00pm - Vespers and Blessing of the Palms for Palm Sunday (Confessions from 4:00pm to 5:00pm)

Sunday April 21st - 10:00am -Divine Liturgy for Palm Sunday

Monday -Tuesday April 22-23rd - 7:00pm- Bridegroom Matins

​Wednesday April 24th - 7:00pm - Bridegroom Matins & Service of Annointing

Thursday, April 25th - 4:00pm - Vesperal Liturgy for Holy Friday, 7:00pm - Matins with reading of the Passion Gospels

Friday, April 26th - 3:00pm - Vespers for Holy Friday,  7:00pm - Matins for Holy Saturday with Lamentations and Procession

Saturday, April 27th - 10:00am -Vesperal Liturgy for Holy Saturday,
11:30pm - Paschal Nocturns, Matins, and Divine Liturgy for Holy Pascha (Easter Service)

Sunday April 28th - 12 Noon - Vespers of Pascha

Monday April 29th - 9:00am - Divine Liturgy for Holy Monday

Orthodox Church of the Holy Cross


11 Wilkins Station Road, Medford, NJ 08055
Fr. John Shimchick, Rector

Church: (609) 654-4865

Rectory: (856) 665-2491

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Schedule of Services - Fall/Winter Schedule

Saturday: Great Vespers - 5:00pm (April 6th after Retreat, 3:30)

Sunday: Reading of the Hours - 9:45am ,  Divine Liturgy - 10:00am​​

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11 Wilkins Station Road, Medford, NJ 08055
Fr. John Shimchick, Rector - Church: (609) 654-4865 - Rectory: (856) 665-2491

See below for full list of Services​

Holy Friday, April 26th

PASCHA, April 28th