The Chabad Key Biscayne started the seasonal celebrations by marking Passover with its annual Community Passover Seder April 19.
“The two nights of Passover are very holy and spiritual and mystical evenings. We also celebrate our own personal freedoms from the inherent restraints that limit us from being the best person God has given us the ability to be,” said Rabbi Caroline.
The Key Biscayne Community Church, starts Easter Weekend at 6 p.m. on Good Friday, April 19, with a Soup Supper and Garden Prayer. On Saturday, April 20, church members will meet at 4 p.m. to carry the cross to the Key Biscayne Beach Club in preparation of the Annual Sunrise Service.
Sunrise Service begins at the Beach Club at 6:45 a.m. on Easter Sunday, April 21. There is also a traditional Easter service at the church at 11 a.m., which includes a youth worship service.
The Key Biscayne Presbyterian Church, Easter Sunday service is at 10 a.m. The KBPC is part of the Crossbridge family of churches; Crossbridge is offering Maundy Thursday services on the 18th at 7 p.m. in Miami Springs, Good Friday services in Brickell at 7 p.m. and Rise 2019 on Sunday in Brickell; for more details, visit www.crossbridgemiami.com.
St. Christopher’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church starts the Easter weekend with a Maundy Thursday service April 18 at 7 p.m.: Foot Washing, Holy Eucharist and Stripping of the Altar. On Friday from noon-3 p.m. the church hosts the Good Friday Interdenominational, The Seven Last Words of Christ. Residents are encouraged to bring a guest.
Easter Sunday Service is at 10:00 A.M. and the Annual Butterfly Release and Easter Egg Hunt immediately follows the Mass.Don’t forget to bring your Easter Baskets! See you there! Bring a friend. Everyone is welcome.
St. Agnes Catholic Church starts Holy Thursday, April 18, with confessions heard from 4-6 p.m., the Mass of the Lord’s Supper in English at 7 p.m. and the 10-hour Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the chapel from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Friday.
On Easter Sunday, there are masses in English at 8:30, 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; and masses in Spanish at 1 and 7:30 p.m.