Fri, Apr 07|
A Service Of Shadows
We will come together as a believers to sit in the reality of the events that transpired leading up to and including what happened that day Jesus was crucified.
Time & Location
Apr 07, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Upper Marlboro, 6906 Woodyard Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, USA
About The Event
The service of Tenebrae, meaning “darkness” or “shadows”, has been practiced by the church since medieval times. Once a service for the monastic community, Tenebrae later became an important part of the worship of the common folk during Holy Week. We join Christians of many generations throughout the world in using the liturgy of Tenebrae. Tenebrae is a prolonged meditation on Christ’s suffering. Readings trace the story of Christ’s passion, music portrays His pathos, and the power of silence and darkness suggests the drama of this momentous event. As lights are extinguished, we ponder the depth of Christ’s suffering and death.