April 7, 2023 at 7:30 p.m.
On Good Friday, we remember Christ’s suffering and death.
His self-sacrifice is good to us who believe, because it paid for our debt of sin and opened the way for our reconciliation with God.
The Service of Tenebrae (“shadows”) dates back to eighth-century Rome. The most significant aspect of this service is the gradual extinguishing of the lights and candles in the room, symbolizing the flight of the apostles and the darkness and disturbance that accompanied Christ’s passion. The central purpose of the service is for us to encounter the reality of Christ’s death and admit our part in it.
Redeemer’s Tenebrae Service will be at 7:30 P.M. in the sanctuary.