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Easter Weekend 2019

April 19, 2019 - April 27, 2019
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The Paschal season is truly the high point of the year at the Garden Tomb. Join us on Good Friday as we contemplate the crucifixion of Christ together and on Resurrection Sunday as we celebrate the Risen Lord!

Please note that each service will be limited to 1,500 participants for health and safety reasons. On Easter morning please arrive early to make sure you are able to enter.

Following is a full schedule for the Easter related events:

Good Friday – April 19th

  • 9:00-10:00 Good Friday meditative service in English (doors open at 8:00)
  • 10:00-20:00 Garden open all day for private prayer and meditation

(no organized tour groups all day)

Holy Saturday – April 20th

  • 8:00-15:30 Garden open as normal with organized and private visits

(The Garden closes for the day at 16:00)

Resurrection Sunday – April 21st

  • 5:30-6:30 Sunrise Resurrection Service in English with a preaching from Paul Weaver (doors open at 5:00)
  • 7:30-8:30 Second Resurrection Service in English with a preaching from Paul Weaver (doors open at 7:00). Service will be live streamed on our Facebook page and on this event page.
    If you have problems with the video link above try this one Click here for video on Facebook
  • 9:30-10:30 Resurrection Service in English, Arabic, and Hebrew with Holy Communion (doors open at 9:00)
  • 11:30-12:30 Resurrection Service in Scandinavian (doors open at 11:00)

(The Garden closes for the rest of the day at 13:00)

Eastern Holy Saturday (Sabt al-Nour) – April 27th

  • 8:00-15:30 Garden open as normal with organized and private visits
  • 16:00-17:30 Resurrection Service in Arabic

Throughout the rest of the Paschal season the Garden Tomb is open as normal: Monday to Saturday 8:00–20:00 (closed on other Sundays).

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