Join us at Church of the Resurrection this Holy Week as we journey with Christ through the final week of his life in Jerusalem. Each service throughout the week gives us a glimpse into the final days of Jesus' life, leading to his death and resurrection.
Sunday, March 24
Palm Sunday Services
9:00 am, 11:00 am
Palm Sunday kicks off Holy Week with a celebratory outdoor processional that mirrors Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, creating a palpable excitement while foreshadowing the events to come. During this reenactment, we invite all ages to participate; RezKids begins after the processional.
Wednesday, March 27
Tenebrae is an ancient, contemplative service where light is gradually reduced as a candle is extinguished after each Scripture reading and musical response.
Thursday, March 28
Maundy Thursday Service
This service gives invites us into what Jesus’ disciples experienced the night before he died, allowing us to participate in the Last Supper, washing each other’s feet and following Christ’s words to remember him through Communion. Childcare for children Kindergarten and younger.
Friday, March 29
10:30 am & 1:30 pm
Stations of the Cross
12:00 pm & 3:00 pm
In this ancient, devotional service we walk with Christ through the final hours of his life, his suffering, death, and burial.
Good Friday Service
This service testifies to the mighty power of Jesus’ death on the Cross, the moment in history that changed—and changes—everything for us as we walk with Christ through his sacrifice. Childcare for children Kindergarten and younger
Saturday, March 30
Easter Vigil Service
6:00 pm, Edman Chapel
The Easter Vigil is the thrilling culmination of Holy Week and the entire church year. Shrouded in mystery and wonder, this service begins by taking us on a dramatic, creative, poignant, and sometimes hilarious journey through the stories of the Old Testament that point to Christ. The pinnacle of this service is the Great “Alleluia,” a moment when the joy of Christ’s resurrection becomes tangible through our celebration. Childcare for children Kindergarten and younger until 8:30 pm.
Sunday, March 31
Easter Sunday Services
9:00 am & 11:00 am
Easter Sunday is the celebration of Christ as conqueror of sin and death and the reminder that we have new life through him! Join us on Easter Sunday and on Sundays throughout the month of April for a triumphant festival of worship, art, and music. This year’s Easter Sunday will feature a beautiful garden for our children to tangibly experience the joy of new life. Children’s Ministry is available during both Sunday morning services.
Sunday, April 7
Join us for contra dancing, kettle corn, and a neighborhood block party as we throw a final celebration in our Grand Opening festival to welcome the town of Wheaton to our new building.
About Church of the Resurrection
We are a liturgical, evangelical, and charismatic church committed to building a Sanctuary of Transformation, where people of all ages can meet the Lord in worship and be changed to go out and serve the Lost and the Least in our community and around the world.
Church of the Resurrection
935 W. Union Ave
Wheaton, IL 60187
Easter Vigil Service at Edman Chapel
Wheaton College Campus
401 E. Franklin St
Wheaton, IL 60187
(Not a function of Wheaton College)
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