News-Review guide to holiday church services in Riverhead Town

04/05/2012 4:12 PM |

BETH YOUNG PHOTO | Rescued donkeys joined parishoners at First Parish Church in Northville for a Palm Sunday morning processional down Church Lane.

The following is the News-Review’s annual listing of Easter and Passover services hosted by local churches:

Riverhead

Sunday, April 8: Community sunrise service at Indian Island Park, 7 a.m.

Living Water Full Gospel Church

Friday, April 6: Good Friday services, 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Easter services, 8:30 and 10 a.m.

St. Isidore R.C. Church

Saturday, April 7: Easter Vigil, 7:30  p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Easter Masses, 6 (Polish), 8, 9:15, 10:45 (Polish) a.m. and 12:15 p.m.

Friendship Baptist Church

Thursday, April 5: Maundy Thursday service, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 6: Good Friday service, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Sonrise service, 6 a.m.; Easter service, 11 a.m.; Resurrection Day celebration and youth ministry anniversary, 4 p.m.

St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church

Thursday, April 5: Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7:30 p.m., followed by adoration until 11 p.m.
Friday, April 6: Solemn Good Friday Liturgy and Veneration of the Cross, 3 p.m.; Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 7: Easter Vigil: First Mass of Easter, 7:30  p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Easter Masses, 7, 9 and 11 a.m.; Mass in Spanish, 7 p.m.

Riverhead United Methodist Church

Thursday, April 5: Holy Thursday Seder, 6 p.m.
Friday, April 6: Meditative vigil, noon-3 p.m.; Tenebrae service, 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Dawn service on front lawn, 7 a.m.; Easter service, 10 am., followed by egg hunt for children age 12 and under.

Church of the Harvest

Sunday, April 8: Easter service, 10 a.m.

Baiting Hollow Congregational

Sunday, April 8: Sunrise service on church lawn, 6:30 a.m.; Easter service, 10 a.m.

Truth Community Church

Saturday, April 7: Easter egg hunt and games, 1-3:30 p.m..
Sunday, April 8: Easter service, 10:30 a.m.

Calvary Baptist Church

Saturday, April 7: Community Easter celebration for preschoolers to sixth-graders and their parents, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.. Rain or shine.
Sunday, April 8: SonRise service at Jamesport Beach, 6 a.m.; Easter service, 10:50 a.m.

First Congregational Church

Thursday, April 5: Maundy Thursday service, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Easter service, 10 a.m.

House of Praise

Friday, April 6: Good Friday observance, noon.
Saturday, April 7: In-home observance, 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Easter service, 11:30 a.m.

Temple Israel of Riverhead

Friday, April 6: Passover begins, 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 7: First day of Passover, 9:30 a.m.
Sunday, April 8: Second day of Passover, 9:30 a.m.
Friday, April 13: Seventh day of Passover, 8 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 14: Last day of Passover, 9:30 a.m.

First Baptist Church of Riverhead

Thursday, April 5: Washing of feet and Holy Communion, 7 p.m.
Friday, April 6: “Seven Last Words From the Cross,” noon-3 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Sunrise service, 7 a.m.; Easter breakfast, 8:30 a.m. (tickets available for purchase); Easter service, 10:45 a.m.

Aquebogue-Jamesport

First Parish Church

Friday, April 6: Good Friday service, 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Easter service, 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, April 15: Holy Humor Sunday, 10:30 a.m.

Old Steeple Church

Sunday, April 8: Easter service, 10 a.m.

Our Redeemer Lutheran Church

Thursday, April 5: Maundy Thursday services, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Friday, April 6: Good Friday services, 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Easter service, 10 a.m.

North Fork Unitarian Universalist

Sunday, April 8: Service led by the Rev. Dr. Linda Anderson, 10:30 a.m. at Jamesport Meeting House.

Wading River

Wading River Congregational Church

Thursday, April 5: Maundy Thursday communion supper, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, April 6: Good Friday Tenebrae service, 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Sunrise service by duck pond, 7 a.m., followed by breakfast; Easter family worship, 10:15 a.m.

North Shore United Methodist Church

Thursday, April 5: Maundy Thursday service with foot washing and communion, 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 6: Good Friday Tenebrae service, “The Seven Last Words of Christ,” 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, April 8: Son-Rise service, 8 a.m., followed by breakfast; worship service, 10 a.m.

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