EASTER CHURCH SERVICES A listing of Holy Week services in the area.



BAPTIST
Tabernacle Baptist Church, 707 Arlington St., Youngstown. Holy Thursday: Community service, 7 p.m.
Vienna Baptist Church, 504 Youngstown-Kingsville Road, Vienna. Easter: Breakfast, 9 a.m.; special combined service, 10 a.m.
CATHOLIC
Holy Family Church, 2729 Center Road, Poland. Palm Sunday: Mass, 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Stations of the Cross, 3 p.m.; Passion and Veneration of the Cross, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: Blessing of Easter food, 2 p.m.; Easter Vigil, 7 p.m. Easter: Mass, 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, 811 Oak St., Youngstown. Today: Vigil, 4 p.m. Palm Sunday: Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, 10 a.m. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Service, 3 p.m. Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil, 7 p.m. Easter: Resurrection of the Lord, 10 a.m.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 4490 Norquest Blvd., Austintown. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Liturgy of the Cross with Communion, 3 p.m.; Living Stations of the Cross performed by parishioners, 8 p.m. Holy Saturday: Blessing of food baskets, 1 and 4 p.m.; Easter Vigil Mass, 7 p.m. Easter: Sunrise service, 7 a.m.; Mass, 9 and 11 a.m.
Infant Jesus of Prague Byzantine Catholic Church, 7754 South Ave. Ext., Youngstown. Wednesday: Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts and Healing Service, 7 p.m. Thursday: Divine Liturgy and Vespers, 7 p.m. Friday: Great Vespers with Entombment of the Shroud, 7 p.m. March 30: Resurrection Matins followed by the blessing of Easter foods, 7 p.m. Easter: Divine Liturgy followed by blessing of Easter foods, 10 a.m.
National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon, 2759 N. Lipkey Road, North Jackson. Holy Thursday: Divine Liturgy and ceremony of the washing of feet, noon. Good Friday: Mass of the Presanctified, 8 a.m.; Solemn Ceremony of the Burial of the Lord, noon, followed by a meal; Start of a nine-day Novena of Divine Mercy, 3 p.m. Easter: Sunrise Mass, 6:30 a.m.; Mass, 10 a.m.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 343 Via Mount Carmel, Youngstown. Confessions: Today, 11 a.m. to noon and 6 and 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday: 11 a.m. to noon. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Celebration of the Lord's Passion and Death, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: Blessing of the Easter food, noon; Easter Vigil Mass, 7 p.m. Easter: Mass: 8 and 10 a.m. and noon.
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, 618 Ohio Ave., McDonald. Confession schedule: 3 p.m. today; after the 8 a.m. Mass and from 7 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, and after the 8 a.m. Mass on Wednesday. Today: Mass, with Blessing of the Palms, 5 p.m. Palm Sunday: Mass with Blessing of Palms, 7:45 and 10:15 a.m. Holy Thursday: Chrism Mass at St. Columba Cathedral, 10:30 a.m.; Mass of the Lord's Supper with washing of feet, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Stations of the Cross, noon; Good Friday service with Communion, 3 p.m.; Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: Blessing of Easter food and children's Easter baskets, noon; Easter Vigil Mass, 7 p.m. Easter: Mass, 7:45 and 10:15 a.m.
Queen of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 291 Scoville Drive, Vienna. Today: Sacramental Confession, 4:30 p.m.; distribution of palms and Low Mass, 5 p.m. Palm Sunday: Sacramental Confession, half-hour before each Mass; Distribution of palms and Low Mass, 8 a.m.; Solemn procession with palms and Mass, 10 a.m. Holy Thursday: Solemn Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m.; followed by confession and Adoration at the Altar of Repose until midnight. Good Friday: Confession, 1 to 2 p.m.; Stations of the Cross with Benediction of the True Cross, 2 p.m.; Solemn Liturgy of the Passion and Death of Christ, 3 p.m. Holy Saturday: Confessions, noon to 1:30 p.m.; blessing of Easter food baskets, noon; Solemn Easter Vigil Liturgy, 8:30 p.m. Easter: Low Mass, 8 a.m.; Solemn Mass, 10 a.m.
St. Brendan Roman Catholic Church, 2800 Oakwood Ave., Youngstown. Today: Mass with blessing of palms, 4 p.m. Palm Sunday: Mass, 8:45 and 10:45 a.m. Weather permitting, both services will begin outdoors with blessing of the palms and a procession. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m., followed by procession and Reposition of the Eucharist. Good Friday: Stations of the Cross, 3 p.m.; Liturgy of the Lord's Passion and Death, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: Easter Egg hunt on parish grounds, 11 a.m.; blessing of Easter baskets and food, noon; Easter vigil service, starting outdoors (weather permitting), 7 p.m. Easter: Mass, 8:45 and 10:45 a.m.
St. Dominic Church, 77 E. Lucius Ave., Youngstown. Palm Sunday: Mass, 6, 8 and 10 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. with palms distributed at all Masses. Holy Thursday: Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7:30 p.m.; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 10 p.m. Good Friday: Liturgy of the Hours, 8:30 a.m.; Stations of the Cross, noon; Solemn Commemoration of the Lord's Passion, 3 p.m. Holy Saturday: Liturgy of the Hours, 8:30 a.m.; blessing of Easter food baskets, noon; Solemn Vigil of Easter, 7:30 p.m. Easter: Mass, 6, 8 and 10 a.m., noon, and 2 p.m.
St. Edward Church, 240 Tod Lane, Youngstown. Palm Sunday: Mass, 9 and 11:30 a.m. Monday: Mass, 8:45 a.m. Tuesday: Living Stations, 9:30 a.m.; Mass: 5:20 p.m.; confession, 6:45 p.m. Wednesday: Living Stations, 7 p.m. Holy Thursday: Mass, 7:30 p.m.; Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament after Mass until midnight. Good Friday: Liturgy of Good Friday, 2:30 p.m. Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil Mass, 7:30 p.m. Easter: Mass, 8 and 10 a.m. and noon.
St. Elizabeth Roman Catholic Church, 124 Keystone St., Campbell. Palm Sunday: Mass, 10 a.m. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Celebration of the Lord's Passion and Communion, 3 p.m.; Stations of the Cross, Procession and Entombment, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: Easter Vigil Mass, 7 p.m. Easter Mass, 10 a.m.
St. Joseph the Provider Catholic Church, 633 Porter Ave., Campbell. Confession schedule: Today, 4 to 4:30 p.m. Monday: 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday: 11 a.m. to noon. Wednesday: 11 a.m. to noon and 6 to 7 p.m. Services: Today: Mass, 5 p.m. Palm Sunday: Mass, 8:30 and 11 a.m. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m., with the church remaining open until midnight for private prayer and devotion. Good Friday: Stations of the Cross, 3 p.m., Celebration of the Lord's Passion and Communion service, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: Blessing of traditional Easter foods, 1 p.m.; Easter Vigil Mass, 7 p.m. Easter: Mass, 8:30 and 11 a.m.
St. Luke Roman Catholic Church, 5235 South Ave., Boardman. Today: Mass, 4:30 p.m. Palm Sunday: Mass, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday: Tenebrae service, 7 p.m. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Good Friday service, 7 p.m. March 30: Easter Vigil Mass, 7 p.m. Easter: Mass, 9 and 11 a.m.
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, 281 Glenview Drive, Canfield. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7:30 p.m.; night prayer, 11:30 p.m. Good Friday: Celebration of the Lord's Passion, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Holy Saturday: Blessing of food, noon; Easter Vigil, 7:30 p.m. Easter Sunday: Mass, 7:30, 9 and 11 a.m.
Sts. Peter and Paul Croatian Catholic Church, 421 Covington St., Youngstown. Today: Mass, 4 p.m. Palm Sunday: Mass, 9 and 11 a.m. Holy Thursday: Mass of the Lord's Supper, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Service, 3 p.m. March 30: Blessing of food baskets, 3 and 6:30 p.m.; Easter Vigil Mass, 7 p.m. Easter: Mass, 9 and 11 a.m. For Holy Week Reconciliation, call the rectory between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday at (330) 747-6762
EPISCOPAL
St. John's Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Palm Sunday: Area churches including St. John's, First Presbyterian Church, First Christian Church and New Beginnings Outreach Ministries, begin the day with a joint celebration at Wick and Lincoln avenues with a brief liturgical program featuring brass ensemble and praise team at 10:30 a.m., after which each congregation will process to its own service. Wednesday: Service of healing, noon. Maundy Thursday: Eucharistic meal followed by "The Upper Room," an interactive drama, 6 p.m. Good Friday: Contemplative service with hymns and meditation, noon; with the church open for prayer and reflection until 3 p.m.; Good Friday liturgy and children's activity, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: Family service including baptism and Holy Eucharist, 5 p.m. Easter: Holy Eucharist with organ music, 8 a.m.; continental breakfast, 9 a.m.; Holy Eucharist with festal brass, 10:30 a.m.
St. Rocco's Episcopal Church, 239 Trumbull Ave., Liberty. Palm Sunday: Holy Eucharist and Liturgy of the Palms, 10 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Holy Eucharist and washing of feet, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Meditations on the Cross, noon; Stations of the Cross, 7 p.m. Holy Saturday: The Great Vigil, Lighting of the Paschal Candle and Holy Baptism, 7 p.m. Easter: Holy Eucharist and youth Easter hunt, 10 a.m.
LUTHERAN
Good Hope Lutheran Church, 12030 Market St., North Lima. Palm Sunday: Procession of Palms service, 8 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; Procession of Palms service, 10:30 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Worship with Holy Communion, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Worship, 7 p.m. Easter: Sunrise worship with Holy Communion, 7 a.m.; breakfast, 8 a.m.; worship with Holy Communion, also 8 a.m.; worship with Holy Communion, 10:30 a.m.
Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 550 N. Broad St., Canfield. Palm Sunday: Services, 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. Monday: Evening prayers, 7 p.m. Tuesday: Evening prayers, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Service of the Word and healing, 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday: Communion and foot washing, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Tenebrae service, 7 p.m. March 30: Easter Vigil with Communion, 7 p.m. Easter: Communion, 8:15 and 10:45 a.m.
Martin Luther Lutheran Church, 420 Clearmount Drive, Youngstown. Palm Sunday: Holy Communion, a message, "The Passion in Two Perspectives" and distribution and blessing of palms, 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. There will be a prelude at 10 a.m. and special music at the second service. Maundy Thursday: Holy Communion, noon; Holy Communion and stripping of chancel area in preparation for Good Friday, 7 p.m.; and a 12-hour prayer vigil beginning at 8:30 p.m. Good Friday: Tenebrae service of darkness, noon and 7 p.m. Easter: Holy Communion with special music and a message, "God's Rebate," 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2305 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Austintown. Palm Sunday: Service, 10:30 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Service, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Tenebrae service, 7 p.m. Easter: Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m. followed by breakfast; Sunday school, 9 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.
Saint Mark's Lutheran Church (Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod), 280 Mill Creek Drive, Boardman. Maundy Thursday: Last Supper drama, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Tenebrae service, 7:30 p.m. Easter: Breakfast, 9:30 a.m.; Easter Celebration, 10:45 a.m.
Zion Lutheran Church, 3300 Canfield Road, Youngstown. Today: Holy Communion and distribution of palms, 5 p.m. Palm Sunday: Holy Communion and distribution of palms, 8:15, 9:30 and 11 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Holy Communion, 12:15 p.m.; Holy Communion and Stripping of the Altar, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Sanctuary open all day for private meditation; worship, 7 p.m. March 30: Sacrament of Holy Communion, 5 p.m. Easter: Holy Communion, 7:30, 9:30 and 11 a.m.; coffee hour, 8:15 to 11 a.m.
METHODIST
Boardman United Methodist Church, 6809 Market St., Boardman. Holy Thursday: Presentation of "The Last Supper," 7:30 p.m. Easter: Youth-led sunrise service, 7 a.m.; regular service, 9 and 11 a.m.
Coalburg United Methodist Church, 1906 Wick-Campbell Road, Hubbard. Maundy Thursday: Communion, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Service, 7 p.m. Easter: Youth-led sunrise service, 7 a.m. followed by breakfast; worship, 10:45 a.m.
Girard First United Methodist Church, 22 N. Market Street, Girard. Palm Sunday: Adult choir cantata, 10:45 a.m. Thursday: Maundy Thursday service, 7 p.m. Easter: Community breakfast and Easter egg hunt, 9:15 a.m.; celebration service, 10:45 a.m.
Mahoning United Methodist Church, 2214 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown: Easter: Casual worship, 8 a.m.; followed by breakfast; regular service concluding with Handel's Hallelujah chorus, 10:45 a.m.
Ohltown United Methodist Church, 2001 Ohltown Road, Mineral Ridge. Palm Sunday: Celebration service, 9:45 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Holy communion and Tenebrae service, 7 p.m.; Easter: Sunrise service presented by youths, 7 a.m. followed by breakfast; celebration service, 9:45 a.m.
Richard Brown Memorial United Methodist Church, 1205 Elm St., Youngstown: Good Friday: Community service, 4 p.m. Easter: Service of Light, 8 a.m.; Celebration of Easter, 10:30 a.m.
Smith Corners United Methodist Church, 3000 S. Canfield-Niles Road, Youngstown. Thursday: Holy Communion, 7 p.m. Easter: Sunrise service with the senior choir presenting a cantata, "Easter Song," 7 a.m., followed by a continental breakfast.
Trinity United Methodist Church, 30 W. Front Street, Youngstown. Palm Sunday: Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; cantata, "Behold the Lamb," 10:45 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Communion, 7 p.m. with message, "My Friend Jesus." Good Friday: Service, noon to 12:20 p.m.; continuous Communion in the chapel, 12:20 to 5 p.m.; Tenebrae service in the sanctuary with message, "The Three Crosses," 7:30 p.m. Easter: Continental breakfast, 8:45 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; worship and celebration with message, "Son Rise! Alleluia!" 10:45 a.m.
Western Reserve United Methodist Church, 4580 Canfield Road, Canfield. Maundy Thursday: Communion, 7 p.m. Good Friday: Vigil from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary; Tenebrae service in the chapel at Green Haven Cemetery, 7 p.m. Easter: Sunrise service at outdoor chapel at Woodland Haven, 7 a.m.; followed by continental breakfast at church; Communion in sanctuary, 8:30 a.m.; Toggle Praise Team with contemporary worship in fellowship hall, 9:30 a.m.; service with choir cantata, "Rise Again," 10:45 a.m.
PRESBYTERIAN
Cornerstone Presbyterian Church (PCA), 471 Mathews Road, Boardman. Palm Sunday: Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m. Good Friday: Communion, 7 p.m. Easter: Early service, 9 a.m.; Breakfast, 9:30; worship, 11 a.m., no Sunday school.
First Presbyterian Church, 890 Church Hill Road, Girard. Good Friday: Worship with Southside Presbyterian Church in Niles, noon. Easter: Worship, 11 a.m.
First Presbyterian Church, 201 Wick Avenue, Youngstown. Maundy Thursday: Tenebrae and Communion service, 7:30 p.m. Easter: Festival service, 10:45 a.m.
Gibson Heights Second Presbyterian Church, 755 E. Dewey Ave., Youngstown. Good Friday: Communion, 7 p.m. Easter: Service, 10:30 a.m. (no Sunday school.)
Pleasant Grove Presbyterian Church U.S.A., 3919 Southern Blvd., Youngstown. Maundy Thursday: Holy Communion, 7 p.m. Easter: Contemporary youth service, 9 a.m.; traditional service, 11 a.m.
Poland Presbyterian Church, 2 Poland Manor, Poland. Palm Sunday: Annual pet menagerie and distribution of palms, 9 and 11 a.m.; annual Easter egg hunt, 2 p.m. Maundy Thursday: Communion services, 12:15 and 7:15 p.m. Good Friday: Tenebrae service of light and darkness with the Stations of the Cross, 7:15 p.m. Easter: Sunrise service with brass and soloist, 7 a.m.; services will choir and brass, 9 and 11 a.m.
Southside Presbyterian Church, 102 W. Second St., Niles. Maundy Thursday: Potluck dinner and worship with First Presbyterian Church of Girard, 6 p.m., followed by worship with Communion. Easter: Worship with Communion, 9:30 a.m.
Westminster Presbyterian Church, 119 Stadium Drive, Boardman. Palm Sunday: Service with special music, 8:15 and 10:30 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Communion, 7:30 p.m. Easter: Sunrise service, 7 a.m.; worship, 8:15 and 10:30 a.m.
Wickliffe Presbyterian Church, 45 Idlewood Ave., Austintown. Palm Sunday: Choir cantata, 10:30 a.m. Easter: Sunrise service, 8 a.m.; worship, 10:30 a.m.
UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST
Grace United Church of Christ, 140 S. Main Street, Columbiana. Easter: Sunrise service followed by breakfast, 7 a.m.; regular service, 10:45 a.m.
John Calvin-St. Paul United Church of Christ, 1951 Mathews Road, Youngstown. Palm Sunday: Service with Cantata, "Thy Will Be Done" that also observes the church's 30th anniversary, 10:45 a.m. Maundy Thursday: Service with Holy communion, 7 p.m. Easter: Sunrise service, 7 a.m.; Easter worship service, 9 a.m.
OTHER
First Covenant Church, 5210 Glenwood Ave., Boardman. Easter: Service, 10:30 a.m.
New Life Church, 3507 Canfield Road, Youngstown. Palm Sunday: Service, 10:30 a.m. Good Friday: Candle light service, 7 p.m. Easter: Service, 10:30 a.m.
Salvation Army Youngstown Citadel, 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown. Monday through Thursday: Services, noon. Easter: Sunrise service, 7:30 a.m. at Lake Park Cemetery on Midlothian Boulevard near route 680 in Youngstown; service at 1501 Glenwood Ave., Youngstown, 10 a.m.

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