PALM SUNDAY - March 25, 10:30 AM and 5:00 pm
We will celebrate the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem during our regular services at the Brookland and Columbia Heights parishes. Children and families are invited to join the processional! Please arrive 15 minutes before the service to participate.
Maundy Thursday - march 29, 7:00 PM
Advent will be holding a joint Maundy Thursday service with Church of the Resurrection, located at Capitol Hill Seventh Day Adventist Church, 914 Massachusetts Ave. NE.
Good Friday - march 30, 7:00 PM
Good Friday is the day on which Christians commemorate the suffering, death and burial of Christ Jesus. It is observed on the day of the week when Christ was crucified, and believers have used this day throughout history to gather together for prayer and to recount the events of the Passion.
We will be meeting at the usual meeting location for our Columbia Heights parish, Canaan Baptist Church (1600 Newton Street NW.) Childcare is not provided.
Note that due to Shrine of the Sacred Heart's processional through Mount Pleasant beginning at 8:00 PM, those driving are encouraged to park in the Canaan Baptist lot on Newton Street between 14th and 16th streets or in Columbia Heights.
Easter Vigil - march 31, 7:00 PM (doors at 6:30 PM)
The ancient tradition of the Easter Vigil dates back to the early church. Celebrate the story of God's saving work in history through music, dance, visual art, and liturgy, as we gather with the Church of the Ascension and Church of the Resurrection for our annual Easter Vigil at George Washington University's Lisner Auditorium, 730 21st Street NW. Don't forget your bells! Childcare is not provided.
Join us after the service at a reception to celebrate the resurrection and welcome the Easter season! Light appetizers will be provided. A cash bar will be available for those 21+ to purchase alcoholic beverages (note that no credit cards are accepted.)
Getting there: The Lisner is Metro accessible via the Orange, Silver and Blue Lines to Foggy Bottom - GWU. The auditorium is one block south and two blocks east from the station.
Limited metered street parking is available. There are also several paid public parking garages nearby, including the University Parking Garage (access via H Street between 22nd and 23rd Streets), G Street Garage (access from 20th Street and 21st Streets between F and G Streets), 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue and 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Easter Sunday - April 1
Both parishes will be holding Easter services, where we celebrate Christ's resurrection from the grave and victory over sin and death. Infant and toddler care for children six months through three years old only will be provided at Brookland. Children's programming will not be provided at Columbia Heights.
10:30 AM at Archbishop Carroll High School (4300 Harewood Road NE)
Advent Columbia Heights
5:00 PM at Canaan Baptist Church (1600 Newton Street NW)