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March 23, 2013

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Pilgrim Congregational Church, Merrimac

Holy Week worship services at Pilgrim Congregational Church will begin with Palm Sunday worship service Sunday March 24, 10 a.m. A Maundy Thursday Soup and Salad Supper will be held on Thursday March 28, 6 p.m. followed by a worship service and Communion at 7 p.m. A Prayer Vigil will be held Friday, March 29 from midnight through Sunday March 31, 6 a.m. An Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service will be held Sunday March 31, 6:30 a.m. at Carey Park on River Road followed by Easter Worship Service at 10 a.m. The Pilgrim Congregational Church is located at 27 Church Street and is fully accessible. All are welcome to join in worship.

Rev. Gwyneth Arrison invites the public to Palm Sunday Worship Service at 11 a.m. on March 24 at the Merrimacport United Methodist Church with palm branches to wave and nursery provided.

Easter Egg Hunt on Palm Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. Holy Thursday Service 7 p.m. on March 28; Good Friday Prayer Centers on March 29, open at noon. 8 p.m*. *(revised time)* The church is open for all to come in and take a spiritual journey through centers set up around the church such as a prayer wall and other creative ideas.

Holy Saturday Prayer Vigil on March 30, open 6 a.m. 6 p.m. (revised time)* for all to come in for quiet reflection and prayer. Easter Morning Worship on March 31, 11 a.m. Nursery provided.

The Way Faith and Family Study on Wednesdays through April 3 at 6 p.m. to walk in the footsteps of Jesus. Includes dinner, DVD by Adam Hamilton The Way, interactive discussion and activities for parents and grandparents with their children. Contact the church at 978-346-8818. The Way message series 11 a.m. on Sundays through March 24 at the Merrimacport United Methodist Church with kids Sunday School during worship and nursery provided. The Way DVD Christian study by Adam Hamilton. Mondays through April 1 at 6:30 p.m.

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