Good Friday: 24 Hours of Prayer & Seder Meal

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24 hours of prayer

We would like to invite you to participate in filling 24 hours of prayer leading into Easter weekend. We'll begin during our mid-week connection livestream on Thursday, April 9 at 8:00pm. You can join in by signing up to pray during one or more time slots over a 24-hour period. Let us know when you'll be praying using the form below. We will have a livestream running on our YouTube channel during the entire 24 hours. As you pray, take a moment to leave a comment in the livestream to tell everyone what you were praying about.

sign up to pray

At-home Seder meal

A Seder meal is a traditional Jewish meal that retells the biblical story of how God rescued the Israelites from slavery in Egypt. This Good Friday, we're going to celebrate a Seder meal together ... well, not actually together. We'll be broadcasting a livestream at 6:00pm on Friday, April 10 to walk you through the Seder meal and communion so that you can participate from home. Below are the food items you can pick up on your next grocery run/order along with some easy substitutes:

Food & drink:

  • Lamb; substitute: any meat other than pork
  • Unleavened bread; substitutes: pita bread, crackers, any flat bread
  • Wine divided into 5 bottles labelled:
    • Non-ritual (for drinking with meal)
    • 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & 4th cups: 1 bottle each, or 1 representative bottle for all
    • substitute: grape juice
  • Charoset (see recipes on Google)
  • Cooked vegetables (your choice)
  • Vinegar
  • Parsley; substitute: celery

Place settings & materials:

  • Foot-washing Basin
  • Towels
  • Hand-washing basin
  • 4 ritual wine glasses (labelled)
  • Non-ritual wine glasses for each person
  • Plates
  • Cutlery
  • Napkins
  • Candles
  • Seating labels
  • Coffee table
  • Pillows for seating/reclining

Seder meal table setting:


Livestream details

You can join in our livestream for our 24 Hours of Prayer or our Good Friday Seder meal on YouTube or Facebook: