Religion: Second Avenue Baptist Church hosts Community Holy Week services; expanded daily schedules. Also: Services set for Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter.

Religion: Second Avenue Baptist Church hosts Community Holy Week services; expanded daily schedules. Also: Services set for Palm Sunday, Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter.

Local churches like Second Avenue United Methodist are preparing for Easter services. File photo


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Second Avenue Baptist Church the site of this year’s Community Holy Week Services in Rome, which is open to all on April 15-17. The church is at 823 E. Second Ave.

  • Monday, April 15: Community Service,  Noon. Rev. Shari Rates, Metropolitan UMC, Preaching.
  • Tuesday, April 16:  Community Service, Noon. Rev. John Herring, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Preaching.
  • Wednesday, April 17: Community Service, Noon. Rev. Jeff Chadwick, First Presbyterian, Preaching.


St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 101 E. Fourth Ave., Rome.

  • April 18 – Maundy Thursday at 7 p.m., nursery available
  • April 19 – Good Friday at noon, nursery available
  • April 20 – Easter Vigil at 9 p.m.
  • April 21 – Easter services at 9 and 11:15 a.m. Breakfast served between services, nursery available.

St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 911 N. Broad St., Rome:

  • April 14: Palm Sunday; 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m. English on Sunday; 12:30 and 2 p.m.  Spanish on Sunday.
  • Holy Thursday, 7:30 p.m., followed by Adoration from 8 p.m. until midnight.
  • Good Friday: 3 p.m. Stations of the Cross/Last Seven Words.
  • Easter Vigil: 8:30 p.m., bilingual service.
  • Easter: 8, 9:30, 9:35, 11, 11:05 a.m. English; 12:30 and 2 p.m  (Spanish)

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 42 Ash St., Rome

  • April 14: 9:30 a.m. Palm Sunday Holy Communion and Palm Procession
  • April 18: 6:30 p.m. Maundy Thursday  Holy Communion
  • April 19: 5:45 p.m. Nave open for Stations of the Cross
  • April 19: 6:30 p.m. Good Friday service
  • April 20: 9 10:40 a.m. Confession Available
  • April 21: 9:30 a.m.  Easter Holy Communion followed by refreshments and Egg Hunt.
North Broad Baptist Church, 1309 N. Broad St. NE
  • April 14:  10:50  a.m. Palm Sunday Worship:  “Jesus at the Table”
  • April 14: 7 p.m.    “The Living Last Supper.” This is a dramatic musical depiction of the Da Vinci painting providing us with a celebration of the Passover Feast.
  • April 19:  6 p.m.,  Good Friday Service: “Luke’s Version of the Crucifixion”
  • April 21: 10:50 a.m. Easter Worship “ A Resurrection Celebration”
West Rome Baptist Church, 914 Shorter Ave. NW.
  • April 19: “Journey to the Cross,” Good Friday Service. Set for April 19, Journey to the Cross is a self-guided interactive museum-style tour of the last days of Jesus’ life. Included are the Last Supper, the garden of Gethsemane, the courtyard the crucifixion, and the tomb. The event begins at 9 a.m. and the Good Friday Service begins at 6 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday service times – 9 and 10:30 a.m.

Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 1818 Kingston Highway SE, Rome

  • Sunday, April 14     11:00 a.m.           Psalm Sunday. Annual Easter Musical: “My Easter Story.” 12:30 p.m.  Quarterly Fellowship Luncheon. 2 p.m.  Movie     “The Passion of Christ”
  • April 17:     6- 7 p.m.,  Bible Study.  “He Chose To Give Us Confidence”
  • Sunday, April 21: Flowered Cross at Easter. 11 a.m. Easter Morning Worship. Find Hope This Easter  – He Is Risen


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