Photos & Video of Holy Week & Easter 2013

We have photos from Palm Sunday through Good Friday to Easter – plus a video of the traditional Hallelujah Chorus sing-along at the conclusion of the Easter services!

If you have Holy Week photos or video you'd like to share, please email them to webmaster@stgeorges-maplewood.org.

Easter Hallelujah Chorus Video

At St. George's, it's a tradition that at the conclusion of the Easter service the congregation is invited to join the choir in singing Handel's Hallelujah Chorus. John Ayer, organist; Carlos Baptiste, violin. Video by Kirk Petersen (time: 4:29).

Photos

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Palm Sunday: The Altar Guild decorated the high altar with palms. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Strawberry the pony arrives at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Strawberry the pony arrives at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: The Family Service beings in the Memorial Garden. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Fr. Poppe blesses the palms at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Acolyte Dan Mitchell distributes palms at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: At the Family Service, the youth group tells the story of the first Palm Sunday, with Strawberry the pony portraying the donkey that carried Jesus. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: At the Family Service, Strawberry the pony helps young St. Georgians re-enact the first Palm Procession. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: The young St. Georgian who portrayed Jesus with Strawberry the pony at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Fr. Poppe with Strawberry the pony at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: The children's choir sings at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: The children gather around the altar with Fr. Poppe at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Fr. Poppe and the children say the Lord's Prayer at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Usher Michael Francaviglia hunkers down to talk to a young worshipper at the Family Service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: After the Family Service, the youth group prepares Easter eggs for Easter Sunday. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: After the Family Service, the youth group prepares Easter eggs for Easter Sunday. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: After the Family Service, the youth group prepares Easter eggs for Easter Sunday. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: After the Family Service, the youth group prepares Easter eggs for Easter Sunday. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: After the Family Service, the youth group prepares Easter eggs for Easter Sunday (and also does quality control). NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: After the Family Service, the youth group prepares Easter eggs for Easter Sunday. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Easter eggs ready for Easter Sunday! NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Fr. Poppe at the Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: A young musician at the Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Fr. Poppe with Strawberry the pony at Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: The children's choir sings at the Family Service. JOEL HERBERT PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Warden Val Laedlein with her two sons, who are serving as acolytes at the 10:30 service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: The 10:30 service begins in the Memorial Garden for the Blessing of the Palms. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: An acolyte holds the thurible as Fr. Poppe fills it with incense for the Palm Procession. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Palm Sunday: Acolyte Martha Gardner distributes palms at the 10:30 service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: Children's service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: St. George's children's service helps children understand the crucifixion through the stations of the cross. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: At the children's service, participants have a chance to feel a crown of thorns. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: At the children's service, the children take turns carrying the cross from station to station. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: Children's service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: Children's service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: At the children's service, participants have a chance to taste a sip of vinegar. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: Children's service. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: At the children's service, participants get a chance to hold (non-sharp) nails. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: At the children's service, participants get a chance to hold (non-sharp) nails. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO
Good Friday: The last station at the children's service is a representative tomb with thee crosses behind it. NINA NICHOLSON PHOTO