Churches Announce Easter Week Services for 2012

Maundy Thursday, April 5

• 8 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 9 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• 6 p.m. Agape Dinner and Holy Eucharist: Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

• 6:10 p.m. Healing Service and Communion: Twin Towers United Methodist Church, 1411 Oak St.

• 6:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday Service: Central Baptist Church, 2133 Central Ave.

• 6:45 p.m. Maundy Thursday service. First Congregational Church, 1912 Central Ave.

• 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday Service: First Baptist Church of Alameda, 1515 Santa Clara Ave.

• 7 p.m. Liturgy of the Lord's Last Supper: Washing of the feet, followed by Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 10 p.m. St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

• 7 p.m. Mass: Liturgy of the Lord's Supper and ceremonial washing of the feet and hands. St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 7:30 p.m. Tenebrae Service and Holy Communion: Share the Last Supper and recount Christ's crucifixion through scripture, hymns, choral music and the extinguishing of candles. First Presbyterian, 2001 Santa Clara Ave.

• 8 p.m. Mass of the Lord's Supper: Holy Adoration will take place after Mass until 11 p.m. and will conclude with prayer. St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

Good Friday, April 6

• 7 a.m. Mass: Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

• 8 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 8:45 a.m. Eucharistic Adoration: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 9 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• Noon: Stations of the Cross: Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

• Noon: Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• Noon: Stations of the Cross: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• Noon: Silent Reflection: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

• 12:30 p.m. Good Friday Service: Focus on Stations of the Cross. Central Baptist Church, 2133 Central Ave.

• 12:30 p.m. Solemn Stations of the Cross: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• 1 p.m. Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

• 1:30 p.m. Good Friday Service: Veneration of the Cross. St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• 1:30 p.m. Solemn Liturgy and Passion of the Lord: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 2 p.m. Stations of the Cross: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

• 3 p.m. Silent Reflection: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

• 4 p.m. Meditations on the Seven Last Words of Christ: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

• 5 p.m. Stations of the Cross: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

• 7 p.m. Good Friday Service: Bay Farm Community Church, 3189 Mecartney Road.

• 7 p.m. Good Friday Service: Veneration of the Cross and Communion. Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

• 7 p.m. Good Friday Healing Service: First Baptist Church of Alameda, 1515 Santa Clara Ave.

• 7 p.m. Liturgy of the Lord's Passion, Veneration of the Cross: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

• 7 p.m. Evening Prayer and Veneration of the Cross: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 8 p.m. Seven Last Words and Veneration of the Cross: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

Holy Saturday, April 7

• 8 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 9 a.m. Morning Prayer: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• 10 a.m. Blessing of the Food: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 7 p.m. Easter Vigil and Holy Eucharist: Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

• 8 p.m. Easter Vigil: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• 8 p.m. Easter Vigil: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 8 p.m. Solemn Liturgy of the Easter Vigil: Lighting of the Easter Fire. St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

Easter Sunday, April 8

• 7 a.m. Sunrise Easter Service: Presented by First Baptist Church of Alameda. Beach at South Shore, across Shore Line Drive from MacDonald's.

• 7:30 a.m. Salubong: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• 7:30 a.m. Mass: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 8 a.m. Easter Service: Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

• 8 a.m. Easter Mass: St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

• 8 a.m. Mass: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• 8 a.m. Easter Service: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Ave.

• 8:30 a.m. Easter Breakfast: First Baptist Church of Alameda, 1515 Santa Clara Ave.

• 9 a.m. Easter Services: Bay Farm Community Church, 3189 Mecartney Road.

• 9 a.m. Mass: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

• 9 a.m. Easter Breakfast: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Ave.

• 9:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast: Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1910 Santa Clara Ave.

• 9:30 a.m. Mass: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 9:30 a.m. Easter Service: Twin Towers United Methodist Church, 1411 Oak St.

• 10 a.m. "Internet Easter": Children's Easter play. Alameda Christian Reformed Church, 2914 Encinal Ave.

• 10 a.m. Easter Worship Service: Easter egg hunt and coffee hour follow at 11:15. Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1910 Santa Clara Ave.

• 10:15 a.m. Easter Services: Easter egg hunt will follow. Christ Episcopal Church, 1700 Santa Clara Ave.

• 10:30 a.m. Worship Service: Celebration of Christ's resurrection. Alameda Christian Reformed Church, 2914 Encinal Ave.

• 10:30 a.m. Easter Celebration: Special service of verse, music and message that focuses on the hope and joy of the resurrection. Central Baptist Church, 2133 Central Ave.

• 10:30 a.m. Easter Service: First Congregational Church, 1912 Central Ave.

• 10:30 a.m. "Flesh and Blood Faith": Christ is Risen! Alleluia! Family service with Pastor Jack Buckley preaching. Choir and orchestra will perform; and Easter egg hunt and special refreshments follow. First Presbyterian, 2001 Santa Clara Ave.

• 10:30 a.m. Easter Mass: Followed by children's Easter egg hunt. St. Albert Parish, 1022 Holly St.

• 10:30 a.m. Mass: St. Barnabas Catholic Church, 1427 Sixth St.

• 10:30 a.m. Easter Service: Trinity Lutheran Church, 1323 Central Ave.

• 10:45 a.m. Easter Services: Bay Farm Community Church, 3189 Mecartney Road.

• 11 a.m. Easter Worship Service: First Baptist Church of Alameda, 1515 Santa Clara Ave.

• 11:30 a.m. Mass: St. Joseph Basilica, 1109 Chestnut St.

• 11:30 a.m. Mass: St. Philip Neri, 3108 Van Buren St.

• Noon: Continental Brunch: Alameda Christian Reformed Church, 2914 Encinal Ave.