A Combined Way Of The Cross And Tenebrae Service

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The service below requires two narrators, a song leader, three characters dressed in black (one of whom carries a cross and represents Jesus), one or two people to extinguish candles, two readers, and a person to offer prayer. The room should be semidark. Ten candles should be lit; one will represent Christ and should be larger or made of a different color. The three symbolic figures may take their place in the back of the church and stand in silence as the people enter.

Invocation: (Pastor...


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