Valley churches offer Easter services

The congregation of the Carson Valley United Methodist Church would like to invite all members of the community to join them for the upcoming Holy Week activities. On April 13, Maundy Thursday, at 7 p.m. a Readers' Theater program titled "The Last Supper" will be presented. The Chancel Choir will sing, and communion will be celebrated.

On April 14, Good Friday, a self-guided meditation will be offered in the sanctuary from noon to 3 p.m. At 7 p.m., a Readers' Theater program titled "The Last Words" will be presented. The Chancel Choir will sing, and the evening will conclude with a liturgical dance performance.

Easter Sunday, April 16, will have Sunrise Service at 6 a.m., outside at the cross. At 8:30 and 10 a.m., traditional services of worship will be offered, with another liturgical dance being performed, and the Chancel Choir presenting "Who Is This King?", a cantata by Lloyd Larson and Joseph M. Martin.

Carson Valley United Methodist Church is located at 1375 Centerville Lane in Gardnerville. For questions, or additional information, contact the church office at 782-4600.

St. Gall Catholic Church

St. Gall Catholic Church, 1343 Centerville Lane, Gardnerville has scheduled the following events in celebration of Easter.

On April 6, Lenten Reconciliation Service will be 7 p.m. Passion/Palm Sunday masses follow the regular weekend schedule. Plan to gather in front of the church to begin mass and bless palms.

Starting Saturday, April 8 from noon to 7:30 p.m. the Labyrinth will be set up in the pastoral center with the following days and times: April 9 from 9 a.m. to noon and 3:30 to 6:30 p.m., April 10-12 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and April 13 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Holy Thursday/Mandatum April 13 at 7 p.m.

Good Friday/Veneration of the Cross April 14 at 7 p.m. Holy Saturday/Vigil of Easter April 15 at 7 p.m. plan to gather in front of the church to begin mass and bless the Easter fire.

There will be no 5 p.m. mass and 6:30 p.m. Spanish Mass.

Easter Sunday April 16, Sunrise Mass of the Resurrection 6 a.m., (in the church and Pastoral Center) Mass of the Resurrection 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

There will be no 5 p.m. Spirit Mass.

n Churches throughout Carson Valley are welcome to submit their Easter services information to The Record-Courier for publication. Deadline to submit information is April 5.

Easter services information can now be e-mailed to or faxed to 782-6132.

Information may also be hand delivered to The Record-Courier, 1503 Highway 395, Suite G, Gardnerville. Include the name of the church, location, times of services, phone number and any other relevant information.

The Record-Courier will publish the list as often as there is space available prior to Easter.


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