Holy Week Services Planned at Sanbornton UCC

SANBORNTON — Holy Week at Sanbornton Congregational Church will begin on Palm Sunday, April 1, at the 10 a.m. Worship Service with the Senior Choir singing Gabriel Faure’s Requiem, a very beautiful piece of music first sung by this choir in 1974.

Composed between 1887 and 1890 as a choral orchestral setting for the Roman Catholic Mass for the dead, it has become the best known of Faure’s works. It is 35 minutes long, in seven movements. Listen for the soprano aria, Pie Jesu.

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SANBORNTON — Holy Week at Sanbornton Congregational Church will begin on Palm Sunday, April 1, at the 10 a.m. Worship Service with the Senior Choir singing Gabriel Faure’s Requiem, a very beautiful piece of music first sung by this choir in 1974.

Composed between 1887 and 1890 as a choral orchestral setting for the Roman Catholic Mass for the dead, it has become the best known of Faure’s works. It is 35 minutes long, in seven movements. Listen for the soprano aria, Pie Jesu.

Kim Bossey of Meredith and Herb Lauterwasser of Laconia will be the soloists. The Junior Choir will join the Seniors in the final section, "In Paradisum." Children will be involved in the Palm Sunday processional at the start of the worship service.

On April 5, Maundy Thursday at 6 p.m., there will be the traditional Lenten potluck supper of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods in the Church Undercroft. At 7 p.m. there will be a Tenebrae Service with Communion in the Sanctuary.

If you are not a church member, you are welcome to attend both the Maundy Thursday Supper and the Easter Breakfast. Call 286-3018, leave name and number and tell how many are coming to which event.

On Sunday, April 8, at 6:10 a.m., there will be an Easter Sunrise Service behind the Church (go up on the left side of the Church building). The service will be followed by a buffet breakfast in the Undercroft. Breakfast is free, but donations are welcome.

On Sunday, April 8, at 10 a.m., there will be an Easter Worship Service. Rev. Ruth Martz will preach and both choirs will sing.