Religious Notes Bethlehem Lutheran offers Easter services, Saturday pancake breakfast April 8, 2009 THE VILLADOM TIMES II • Page 17 Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Ridgewood is offering three Easter services on April 12. There will be a Sunrise Communion service at 7:30 a.m., a Praise Worship service at 9 a.m. and the Easter Communion service at 11 a.m. Bethlehem Lutheran is hosting an Easter Saturday pancake Breakfast on April 11 at 9 a.m. The breakfast will be held in the gym and will also include an egg hunt, and a special Easter message for the children. Cost is $4 per person and $10 for families of three or more. Bethlehem Lutheran Church is located at 155 Linwood Avenue in Ridgewood Passover services scheduled The Glen Rock Jewish Center is holding services during the Passover holiday. On Thursday and Friday, April 9 and 10, the service will be at 7 a.m.; on Sunday, April 12, the service will take place at 9 a.m.; Monday through Wednesday, April 13 through 15 at 7 a.m. and on Wednesday, April 15 there will also be an 8 p.m. service with Yizkor; Thursday, April 16, the service will be at 7 a.m. with Yizkor. The Glen Rock Jewish Center is located at 682 Harristown Road in Glen Rock. For information, call (201) 652-6624, email visit the website at Ridgewood, will begin on April 9 with the Maundy Thursday service at 7:30 p.m. which will include communion and the Seven Last Words. This service will be held in the Peace Lounge. On Good Friday the sanctuary will be open from noon until 1 p.m. for all those wishing to come in and reflect and pray. On Easter Sunday, April 12, a sunrise service will be held at 7:30 a.m. followed by a breakfast which is hosted by the deacons. The breakfast will be held in Heritage Hall. At 10:30 a.m. there will be the Celebration of the Resurrection featuring special choir music with trumpet accompaniment by Tomo Jubo. At 11:30 a.m. will be coffee hour and an Easter Egg Hunt for children, which will be held outdoors, weather permitting. For more information contact the church office at (201) 444-7300. All are welcome to the services and the facilities at Emmanuel Baptist are ADA compliant. (six and under). Checks should be made payable to Glen Rock Jewish Center. Visit to download a reservation form or to see contact information. Call (201) 652-6624 with any questions. Holy Week services at Old Paramus Church Holy Week services at Ridgewood’s Old Paramus Church will be expanded, and Pastor Tom Marsden extends a warm welcome to the community to join in the solemnity and joy of these events. The Maundy Thursday service on April 9 at 7:30 p.m. will include a living tableau entitled “At the Last Supper” with hand washing and Holy Communion. There will be two services on Good Friday, April 10. At noon, come for meditations on “The Seven Last Words of Christ.” At 7:30 p.m., the church will host Tenebrae: A Service of Darkness, with a Chancel Choir Cantata. On April 12 at 10 a.m., the Easter Sunday service will be a celebration of Christ’s Resurrection, with a sermon by the pastor and special music featuring the choir, organ, and brass. The service will conclude with the singing of Handel’s “Hallelujah Chorus.” The church is located at 660 East Glen Avenue at Route 17. Contact the office at (201) 444-5933. Passover Seder scheduled The community is invited to celebrate the second night of Passover, April 9, at 6 p.m., at the Glen Rock Jewish Center. The Seder will be led by Rabbi Neil Tow. The menu for the evening will include gefilte fish, chopped liver, roast chicken, meatballs, side dishes, vegetables, dessert, fruit, and more. A vegetarian dinner is available upon request. There will be Kiddush wine and grape juice. Participants may bring their own beverages, which must be kosher for PassEaster at Emmanuel over. Holy Week services at Emmanuel BapThe cost is $42 for adults age 21 and tist Church, located on the corner of East up, $38 for young adults (13 to 20); $30 for Ridgewood Avenue and Hope Street in children (seven to 12); and $20 for children 555 Russell Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481 (just west of Rt. 208) 201-891-4595 • Grace United Methodist Church “Experience Grace at Easter” The people of Grace invite you and your family to join with us in worship and fellowship this Easter season Thursday, April 9 at 12 noon • Service in our Chapel 8:00 - Communion and re-enactment of the Last Supper Friday, April 10 at 8:00 pm • Service of the Tenebrae HOLY THURSDAY SERVICES GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE EASTER DAY SERVICES • Sunday, April 12 at 9 am & 11 am Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors: The People of the United Methodist Church The LORD is risen! HOLY WEEK 2009 MORNING PRAYER 8:30am in Chapel 7:30pm - FEAST OF THE LORD’S SUPPER. Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:00pm to 8:00am in Chapel MORNING PRAYER 8:30am in Chapel 12:00pm - Family Stations of the Cross (outside-weather permitting) 3:00pm - LITURGY OF THE LORD’S PASSION AND DEATH. 7:30pm - Living Stations of the Cross in Church MORNING PRAYER 8:30am in Chapel 8:15pm - EASTER VIGIL MASS: Blessing of the New Fire and Baptismal Water. Welcoming of Victoria Solari and her son Matthew Solari into the Catholic Faith (NOTE: No 5:00pm Mass on Holy Saturday) HOLY THURSDAY, APRIL 9th BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH 155 Linwood Ave., Ridgewood, NJ 07450 EASTER SERVICE SCHEDULE APRIL 12, 2009 ��������������� ���������������������������������� ������������������������������� ���������������������������������� ����������������������������������������������������� EUCHARISTIC LITURGIES: 8:00am, 10:15am, 12:00 noon GOOD FRIDAY, APRIL 10th HOLY SATURDAY, APRIL 11th EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 12th MONDAY, APRIL 13th No Daily Mass PLEASE JOIN US ��������������� ���������������������������������������� ����������������������� ������������������ ����������������������������������������������������������������������� ����������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������� �������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������� Church of the Nativity 315 Prospect Street, Midland Park 201-444-6362