The Three Days: Celebrating the summit of Holy Week with four services and two sacraments

An article by Leonard Vander Zee reflecting on celebrating the summit of Holy Week with four services and two sacraments

Leonard Vander Zee

I remember when I was a kid and sometimes Christmas and New Years Day fell in a particular year on a Saturday Because we were a pious church-going family, we would attend all the services the church offered. That meant worship on Saturday morning for Christmas service, and then again on Sunday morning and evening. But the real kicker came the next weekend. Our Church Order in those days called for services on Old Years evening, New Years Day, and, of course, twice on Sunday So we would find ourselves in church Friday night for the Old Years service, Saturday morning for New Years, and twice again on Sunday. I believe we spent more time in church than at home.

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