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Hi! We're glad you're here to find out more about St. Anthony on the Desert. We believe that each person is created by God with value and purpose and that together we are better than we are alone. We invite you to discover your purpose in a community of friends and feel inspiration and spiritual connection. We hope that you return soon.
Monday - Friday 8:30- 3:30 pm
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Lent, Holy Week and Easter Schedule
Palm Sunday, March 25
8 and 10 am Worship
The story of Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem all the way through to his arrest and crucifixion, presented by our youth.
11:15 am Easter Egg Coloring
All are invited to participate
Maundy Thursday, March 29
6 pm Agape Meal in the Parish Hall
The reenactment of Jesus’ last supper with his disciples, sharing of tender fellowship and a reminder of Jesus’ commandment to love. A Mediterranean-style meal of soup, bread, condiments and wine will be served.
Holy Eucharist and Foot Washing
7 pm in the Sanctuary
Those present will be invited but not obligated to participate in Jesus’ own servant act of washing the disciples’ feet. At the conclusion of Holy Eucharist will be the removal of all decorations called stripping of the altar. This solemn act prepares us for Good Friday and the reality of Jesus’ death. For those who wish to remain, there will be a time of silent meditation and prayer to reflect on the enormity of Jesus’ sacrifice in the Chapel of St. Luke the Physician.
Good Friday, March 30
This reflective worship retells the Passion narrative of Palm Sunday based on the Gospel of John connecting it to our own lives.
Youth-Led Meditations in the Chapel
Powerful meditations of Jesus’ walk to the cross. presented by our youth in the Chapel of St. Luke the Physician.
Holy Saturday, March 31
Self-led walks in our Inspire Labyrinth and Gardens
Easter Sunday, April 1
7:30 and 10 am Holy Eucharist
The celebration of the resurrection of Jesus on the third day following his crucifixion is at the heart of Christian belief.
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Read the 2017 St. Anthony on the Desert Annual Report here.
Walking the Mourner's Path
National Grief Ministry
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