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Holy Week and Easter Services in Newton

A list of Easter events and services happening in Newton this year.

Updated March 27, 11:49 a.m.

While we tried to get all the services in Newton, we may have missed a few. If you know of any services or events that we've missed, let us know in the comments section below and add it to our events calendar!

BOSTON CHINESE EVANGELICAL CHURCH218 Walnut St., Newtonville

 

CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER, 379 Hammond St., Chestnut Hill 

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Liturgy with stripping of the Altar and foot washing at 7:30 p.m.
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Hour-long Liturgy at noon; Children's Liturgy at 5 p.m
  • .; Festival Eucharist at 11 a.m.

 

CORPUS CHRISTI-ST. BERNARD'S PARISH, 1529 Washington St., West Newton (St. Bernarnd's)

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Holy Thursday services at 7 p.m. followed by Solemn Adoration until 10 p.m. in the chapel
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Good Friday services at 3 p.m. (young families) and 7 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, March 30 - Holy Saturday services and Easter vigil at 8 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Easter morning services at 7:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

 

ELIOT CHURCH OF NEWTON, 474 Centre St., Newton Corner

  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Worship at 10 a.m.

 

EPISCOPAL PARISH OF SAINT PAUL, 1135 Walnut St., Newton Highlands

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Maundy Thursday service with servant washing and Holy Eucharist at 7:30 p.m.
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Voices from the Foot of the Cross at 7:30 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, March 30 - Easter vigil with Grace Church, St. John's Church and Trinity Church at 8 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Sunrise service in the garden at 6:38 a.m.; Festival Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. followed by annual Easter egg hunt and parish breakfast

 

EPISCOPAL PARISH OF THE MESSIAH, 1900 Commonwealth Ave., Auburndale

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Service at 7:30 p.m.
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Service at 7:30 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, March 30 - Service at 8 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Service at 10:30 a.m.

 

EVANGELICAL BAPTIST CHURCH OF NEWTON, 23 Chapel St., Nonantum

  • Good Friday, March 29 - Service at 7 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Easter breakfast at 9 a.m.; Service at 10:30 a.m.

 

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH IN NEWTON, 848 Beacon St., Newton Centre

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Soup and bread supper at 6 p.m.; Worship service at 7 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Sunrise service at Crystal Lake at 6:30 a.m.; Pancake breakfast at 7:30 a.m.; Community Easter egg hunt on the lawn at 9:30 a.m.; Easter worship at 10:30 a.m. (with music from the Boston String Quartet)

 

, 1141 Walnut St. Newton Highlands

  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Service at 10:45 a.m.

 

FIRST UNITARIAN SOCIETY IN NEWTON, 1326 Washington St., West Newton

  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Intergenerational service at 10:15 a.m.

 

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 76 Eldredge St., Newton Corner

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Service at for all ages at 5:30 p.m. (Chapel); Light supper at 6 p.m.; Evening services at 7:30 p.m. (Sanctuary)
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Service at 7:30 p.m. (Sanctuary)
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Rite I Eucharist at 8 a.m.; Rite II Eucharist with choir at 10:30 a.m.

 

GREEK EVANGELICAL CHURCH OF BOSTON, 1115 Centre St., Newton Centre

  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - English service at 11:30 a.m.; Greek service at 12:30 p.m.; Worship service at 7 p.m.

 

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE NEWTONS, 1310 Centre St., Newton Centre

  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Worship at 9:30 a.m.

 

MARY IMMACULATE OF LOURDES, 270 Eliot St., Newton Upper Falls

  • Wednesday, March 27 - Tenebrae service at 7:30 p.m.
  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Sung mass at 5:30 p.m. (ordinary form); Missa Cantata (extraordinary form) at 7:30 p.m.; 
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Service (ordinary form) at 3 p.m.; Service (extraordinary form) at 7:30 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, March 30 - Vigil and First Mass of Easter (Extraordinary form) at 8 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Masses at 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.; Evening mass at 5:30 p.m.

 

MYRTLE BAPTIST CHURCH, 21 Curve St., West Newton

  • Good Friday, March 29 - Seven Last Words Service at 7:30 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Resurrection Sunday Celebration sunrise service at 7:45 a.m.; Breafast at 8:45 a.m.; Sunday school presentation at 9:45 a.m.; Morning worship at 10:45 a.m.

 

NEWTON HIGHLANDS CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH, 54 Lincoln St. Newton Highlands

  • Good Friday, March 29 - Tenebrae worship at 7:30 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Community Easter egg hunt at 9:35 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m.

 

NEWTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 75 Vernon St., Newton Corner

  • Holy Wednesday, March 27 - Dinner at 6:15 p.m.; Stations of the Cross and worship at 7 p.m.
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Worship service at noon
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Sunrise service at 6:30 a.m.; Worship service at 10:15 a.m.

 

OUR LADY'S HELP OF CHRISTIAN'S PARISH, 573 Washington St., Newton

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:30 p.m. 
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Morning prayer at 9 a.m.; Stations of the cross at noon; Liturgy and Passion (suitable for children) at 3 p.m.; Celebration of the Lord's Passion at 7 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, March 30 - Morning prayer at 9 a.m.; Easter Vigil at 7:30 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Easter Mass at 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and noon

 

SACRED HEART CHURCH, 1321 Centre St., Newton Centre

  • Holy Thursday, March 28 - Morning prayer at 10 a.m.; Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at 7:30 p.m.
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Morning prayer at 10 a.m.; Stations of the Cross (children) at 11 a.m.; Stations of the Cross at 3 p.m.; Celebration of the Lord's Passion at 7:30 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, March 30 - Morning prayer at 10 a.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Masses at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. (ASL) and noon

 

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH, 65 Ellis St., Newton Upper Falls

  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Sunrise service on Echo Bridge at 6:30 a.m. followed by coffee and donuts at the church; Easter morning worship service at the church at 11 a.m.

 

SECOND CHURCH, 60 Highland St., West Newton

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Supper and Tenebrae service at 6:30 p.m.
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Good Friday service of music at 8 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Service at 10:30 a.m.

 

ST. JOHN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 297 Lowell Ave., Newtonville

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Parish supper at 6:30 p.m.; Holy Eucharist and Stripping of the Altar at 7:30 p.m. 
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Service at 5:30 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, March 30 - Parish garden clean-up day at 9 a.m.; The Great Vigil of Easter at 8 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Service at 10 a.m. followed by a parish brunch

 

ST. MARY’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 258 Concord St., Newton Lower Falls

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Service at 7:30 p.m.
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Liturgy at 7:30 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Sunrise service at 6:15 a.m.; Service at 10 a.m.

 

TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH, 11 Homer St., Newton Centre

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Liturgy at 7:30 p.m.
  • Good Friday, March 29 - Liturgy at 7:30 p.m.
  • Holy Saturday, March 30 - Easter vigil at St. Paul's at 8 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Holy Eucharist at 10 a.m.

 

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF NEWTON430 Walnut St., Newtonville

  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Service at 10:30 a.m.

 

UNITED PARISH OF AUBURNDALE, 64 Hancock St., Auburndale

  • Maundy Thursday, March 28 - Service of Shadows at 7 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday, March 31 - Service at 10 a.m. followed by an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m.
    Note: The times on this listing have been updated. There is no Good Friday service. 

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