Churches in three places announced schedules for Holy Week and Easter.
This year, Easter Sunday falls on April 9, while Holy Week is from April 2 to 8.
The Beijing Gangwashi Church said pastors will preach every day during the Holy Week. There will be four services on Palm Sunday. A baptism service will be conducted after the third Easter Sunday service, with a sacred music service to be held that evening.
Fangcun Church in Guangzhou, Guangdong, reminded its members to watch the film The Passion of the Christ on April 6 and attend a sacred music service on Good Friday. Believers are to be organized to participate in a collective tomb-sweeping activity on Saturday morning.
Besides meditations on mornings from April 3 to 7, Zion Church in Guangzhou is about to host a prayer meeting on Holy Tuesday, a gathering on Maundy Thursday, a moon service and music prayer service on Holy Sabbath, and three services on Easter Sunday.
Chongqing Agape Church stated it will carry out services on Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter Sunday, as well as a classical music concert by candlelight.
- Translated by Abigail Wu