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Holy Week and Easter Services at Local Houses of Worship

March 27, 2024: Below are Holy Week and Easter Services at local houses of worship.

Christ Church Bronxville
17 Sagamore Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708

Wednesday, March 27, 7pm: A beautiful Holy Week Service of readings and music at Christ Church Bronxville

Christ Church begins Holy Week with the service of Tenebrae (shadows) on Wednesday evening, 3/27 at 7pm.  This unique service, based on ancient tradition and usually offered on Wednesday of Holy Week, brings together meaningful readings of poetry, literature and essays with beautiful musical selections spanning styles and centuries.  The church is dark, with the exception of 15 candles, which are extinguished one-at-a-time, between the readings and music, until there is one remaining.  This one-hour service is reflective, solemn and spiritually uplifting.  We hope you will join us to experience the magic of the Service of Shadows.  Christ Church Bronxville, 17 Sagamore Rd. Bronxville.

Thursday, March 28, 7pm: Maundy Thursday: Solemn Eucharist with stripping of Altar & all-night watch
Friday, March 29, 12 noon: Good Friday: Liturgy with music, veneration of the cross and Communion form Reserved Sacrament 
Saturday, March 30, 7pm: Holy Saturday: Great Vigil of Easter and the first Mass of Easter
Sunday, March 31, 9am and 11:15am: Easter Day: Festival Easter Eucharist. 10:15 Children’s Easter Egg Hunt
Reformed Church Bronxville
180 Pondfield Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708
Thursday, March 28, 7pm: Maundy Thursday
Friday, March 29, 12 noon: Good Friday
Sunday, March 31, 7am, 9am and 11:00am: Easter
Village Lutheran Church
172 White Plains Rd, Bronxville, NY 10708
Saturday, March 30, 11am: Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 30, 5:30: Holy Saturday Service
Sunday, March 31, 9:00 and 10:45: Easter service

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Christ Church Bronxville

Christ Church Bronxville, or "CCBNY" as it's known in the community, is the village's Episcopal church, whose beginnings date back to 1898. The current church, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was completed in 1926 and was designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, who also designed St. Bartholomew's in New York City and the Chapel at West Point.

CCBNY offers a wide array of programs to its parishioners, who live throughout southern Westchester. The acclaimed music program boasts five choirs; international outreach efforts to Cuba; and education and service programs for family members of all ages. CCBNY is also home to the renowned children's music program Young at Arts (http://www.youngatartsny.org), and Eliza Corwin Frost (www.elizafrostschool.org), a nursery school for children ages 1 to 5.

Our services are as follows:
8:00AM Rite I Spoken Eucharist
10:00AM Family Choral Eucharist, with 11:00 AM Coffee Hour
5:00PM Informal Eucharist or Choral Evensong

"No matter where you are on your spiritual journey there is a home for you at Christ Church. Our worship, music, education and outreach challenge us to embrace holiness and fearlessly share Christ's love."

The Rev. Dr. Kurt J. Gerhard, Rector
17 Sagamore Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

First Baptist Church

The First Baptist Church was organized in 1854. Its mission is “to reach out as a caring and Christ centered Church to people of all culture and races, helping them to know God and find fellowship with each other through Jesus Christ to the glory of God.”

407 New Rochelle Road
Bronxville, New York 10708


Reformed Church of Bronxville

The Reformed Church of Bronxville is the community church in the heart of the village. We welcome people of all faiths and persuasions to be a part of our church family. We have exciting programs to meet your interests including music and the arts, service and outreach, children's ministry and a wonderful Nursery School.

Starting Sept. 7th, we have three Sunday services held at 8:30 am, 10:30 am and 5:00 pm. A Fellowship Coffee Hour is offered after the 10:30 am service. Childcare is available during our 10:30 am service along with Church School classes for children from 2 years old through the 8th grade.

The Reformed Church
180 Pondfield Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

St. Joseph’s Church

St. Joseph Church, which opened its doors in 1925, is the Catholic Church in Bronxville. It offers services on Saturday, Sunday, weekdays and Holy Days. It offers a religious education program for K - 8th grade which takes place on Wednesday during the school year. It also offers a myriad of opportunities for parishioners to meet, share ideas and experiences and help others. The St. Joseph’s School offers classes for K – 8th grade.

15 Cedar Street
Bronxville, New York 10708


Village Lutheran Church

The Village Lutheran Church “is a ministry of word and sacraments. This ministry gives opportunities for witness, nurture, fellowship, stewardship and service.” The Chapel School, which goes from pre-school three-year olds through 8th grade, is an integral part of the Church’s ministry for children.

172 White Plains Road
Bronxville, New York 10708


West Center Congregational Church

West Center Congregational Church is a member of The United Church of Christ. It welcomes “all who seek to find, know and serve the living God better in all they are and do.”

101 Pondfield Road West
Bronxville, New York 10708


Sinai Free Synagogue

Sinai Free Synagogue is Westchester`s "newest" Reform congregation but its roots go back almost 100 years. Formed in 1999 by a merger of Mount Vernon`s Sinai Temple (founded in 1906 and the first Reform congregation in Westchester County) and the Free Synagogue of Westchester (founded in 1927), the 250-member congregation has a long, distinguished history.

Please check the Calendar for dates and times.

550 North Columbus Avenue

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