At Bethel Presbyterian Church, Bethel Park, Easter observances begin at 7 p.m. Maundy Thursday, April 18. On Good Friday, April 19, a Tenebrae service of diminishing light will be held at 7 p.m. Easter services on April 21 include a 10:30 a.m. service at Old St. Luke’s Church in Scott Township and a sunrise service at 6:30 a.m.
At St. Bernard Parish, Mt. Lebanon, and Our Lady of Grace Church, Scott Township, and Lenten and Easter services will include:
Sacrament of Reconciliation will be offered at noon on Saturdays at OLG. At St. Bernard, they will be offered Wednesdays after the 7 a.m. Mass and Saturdays after the 8 a.m. Mass, and at 4 and 7 p.m. Thursdays. There will be no confessions during Holy Week.
Holy Thursday Mass on April 18 – 4 p.m. OLG, 7 p.m. St. Bernard
Good Friday, April 19 – Communal Rosary, noon at OLG
Stations of the Cross, 1 p.m. OLG; Passion of the Lord, 2 p.m. OLG; Stations of the Cross, noon at St. Bernard; Passion of the Lord, 1:30 p.m. St. Bernard; Tenebrae, 7:30 p.m. OLG only
Holy Saturday, April 20 – Blessing of the Baskets, noon at St. Bernard; Easter Vigil – 8:30 p.m. St Bernard
Sunday, April 21 – 8, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. at OLG; 7, 9 and 11 a.m. at St. Bernard (main church); 9 and 11 a.m. at St. Bernard’s Clairvaux Hall
Regular Sunday Mass times include: Anticipated, Saturday at 4 p.m., OLG; Anticipated, Saturday at 5 p.m., St. Bernard; Sunday at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., OLG; Sunday at 7, 9 and 11 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., St. Bernard. Evening Masses will be at 7 p.m. April 15, 16 and 17 at OLG.
At Peters Creek Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Peters Township, Easter and Holy Week services will include: 11 a.m. service on Palm Sunday, April 14; 7 p.m.service of Communion on Maundy Thursday, April 18; 11 a.m. Easter Sunday service on April 21. A Children’s Easter Egg Hunt and Brunch will precede the Easter service, at 9:45. Services are held at St. David’s Episcopal Parish Hall, 905 East McMurray Road. For more information, call 724-941-6210.
At Ruthfred Lutheran Church, Bethel Park, services are at 2 p.m. Wednesday. A soup and sandwich supper will precede the evening service, beginning at 6. The theme for this year’s Lenten services is “The Psalm of the Shepherd: A Lifelong Journey of Loving & Living with the Good Shepherd.”
For more information, visit www.ruthfred.org or call 412- 835-7140.
At South Hills Assembly of God, Bethel Park, a Good Friday service will be offered at 7 p.m. April 19. On Easter, April 21, a Resurrection Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., followed by the annual Easter candy hunt for children. For more information, visit www.southhillsag.org.
At Westminster Presbyterian Church, Upper St. Clair, a Maundy Thursday service will be offered at 7:30 p.m. April 18. On Easter, April 21, services will be at 8:30, 9:45 and 11 a.m. For more information, visit www. westminster-church.org or call 412-835-6630.