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Doylestown church sets Holy Week observances


Doylestown Presbyterian Church invites the community to join in for several online and in-person opportunities to observe Holy Week.

Each service will be available to view at the listed times and any time after at Social distancing will be in place and masks will be required for in-person gatherings.

On Maundy Thursday, April 1, a virtual service will be posted to the church’s website at 8 a.m. Communion will be offered any time from noon to 1 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. in the Narthex of the Sanctuary building. Enter through the red doors at the front of the building.

Visitors may take some time to pray and meditate in the Sanctuary while listening to a brief musical offering, which will be repeated every 15 minutes during these designated times. Social distancing will be in place and masks are required.

On Good Friday, April 2, a virtual service with a focus on the Seven Last Words of Jesus will be shared on the church’s website at 8 a.m. The Sanctuary will be open for a time of prayer from noon to 3 p.m. Bring a mask and enter through the doors on Mechanics Street.

On Easter Sunday, April 4, all are invited to join in for Easter in the Park, at Central Park, 425 Wells Road in Doylestown Township, at 9:30 a.m. for a celebration featuring song, prayer and opportunities to make memories with friends and family – including a fun photo station.

Participants also will learn how they can be a part of the church’s growing effort to fight against hunger in the community and beyond.

Bring your own Communion elements (bread or crackers and juice) to share in the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. Prepackaged elements will also be available. Lawn chairs are recommended and masks are required.

In the event of inclement weather, the church will offer its usual Livestream service at 9:30 a.m. and all are invited to tune in from home.