Maundy Thursday Taize Worship

Maundy Thursday is my favorite worship service of the Christian year! Yes, for me it even tops Christmas Eve and Easter. Jesus knew this was his last chance to show his friends God’s Truth and he does not disappoint! Teaching us what love is, giving us a new covenant open to everyone, sharing one last blessing with those he loved even though he knew they would soon desert him… that’s the good stuff.
This year, we used a Taize style worship for Ash Wednesday and it was so well received we decided to do it again for Holy Thursday. We’ll be holding this worship service around tables in our Community Room with candles and Communion elements on each table. The service includes the song By My Side from Godspell and a poem/reflection on Jesus’ foot washing by Rev. Carol Ferguson.

Download the PDF worship outline here: Maundy Thursday Taize Worship 2019

There’s more Holy Week resources coming.. I’ll be sharing our Good Friday prayer stations soon! Check out my Easter Sunrise worship and be sure to subscribe!

Happy (almost) Holy Week! May the odds be ever in your favor!Related image

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Reflection Video for Holy Week

I made this video as a time of reflection after my sermon on Maundy Thursday last year.

Video images of the Holy Land: ‘Time Land’ by Noam Armonn
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f14U1ObHgW8)
Music: ‘Beautiful City’ from Godspell sung by Hunter Parish
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXezjFLTl-c)