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Maundy Thursday and Tenebrea Service

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2013
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: TUMC sanctuary

Maundy Thursday and Tenebrae Service

 

Thursday, March 28 - 7:00 pm

 

The term “Maundy” is derived from the Latin Mandatum  meaning commandment.  It refers to the command to love one another contained in John 13:34.  This night also commemorates the institution of the Lord’s Supper. 

 

A Service of Tenebrae or “darkness/ shadows” is based on a twelfth-century late night service which functioned as the beginning of a prayer vigil lasting through Saturday.  This service is also a meditation on the passion of Christ.

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