From Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday

What is holy week?

Sometimes we have a bad habit of using “church talk” without explaining it. This can be a barrier for children, certainly, but also newcomers or adults who may to have the liturgical literacy we’re expecting! Here’s a short recap of what we mean by “Holy Week”.

Palm sunday

We follow Jesus into the city of Jerusalem

maundy thursday

We hear about Jesus' dinner with his friends before he is arrested

good friday

We watch Jesus' trial and execution

holy saturday

We wait, distraught, with Jesus' friends after he's laid in the tomb

easter sunday

We celebrate Jesus' surprising return to life!

Jesus, Glue & Glitter