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From Rev. Dave's Desktop:

Holy Week Begins

This Sunday is Palm Sunday

This Sunday, March 25th, 8:30am & 10:30am

We'll start in our Gathering Space to begin the Palm Procession by the Lake, weather permitting. Then enter the Church for the service of Holy Communion, and the interactive reading of the first half of the Passion Gospel. I will preach, the sermon Why is this week different from other weeks? based on Matthew 26:14- 27:66 ( All are welcome to join us for Palm Sunday; the best way to begin Holy Week with Jesus.

Holy Week at St. Martin's by the Lake

The Great Three Days:

Maundy Thursday

March 29th, 7:00pm

Foot washing, Holy Communion, and the Stripping of the Altar. Fr. Jason will preach.

Prayer Vigil

Thursday, March 29th, 8:00pm-Friday, March 30th, 8:00am

Pray an hour with Jesus in the Altar of Repose; sign up this Sunday.

Good Friday

March 30th, 7:00pm

Candlelight Choral service of Good Friday, the interactive reading of the second half of the Passion Gospel, with the Veneration of the Cross. Sermon by Rev. Dave.

Easter Vigil

March 31st, 8:00pm

Celebrate the Resurrection at the first Holy Communion of Easter, with Choir, Holy Communion. Homily by Rev. Dave. Festal Reception to follow.

Sunday, April 1st

8:30am & 10:30am.

You are invited for Easter Worship by-the-Lake.

Easter is always a very special day here at St. Martin's by the Lake. While we can't guarantee Spring flowers, we can promise the Hope the Resurrection brings! All are invited to join us, for all are welcome.

Sing your favorite hymns of Easter, hear an inspiring biblical sermon, and end with an Easter Egg hunt for the kids.

Plan now and be sure to arrive early, services tend to fill on this very special day. Donations of food to our local food shelves are gladly welcomed!


I will be away from the Church April 2nd through August. I will have some personal time away for rest, reflection and pilgrimage. I will also be attending a variety of Conferences and visiting innovative Churches in our Episcopal, and Anglican tradition to learn best practices there to bring back here.

Rev. Dave Langille / Rector

St. Martin’s by the Lake Church

2801 Westwood Rd,

Minnetonka Beach, MN, 55361

(o)952-471-8429 tel:952-471-8429

(c)612-723-4942 tel:612-723-494


The Mission of St. Martin’s by the Lake

Because we believe the Gospel transforms, renews and changes lives, St. Martin’s by the Lake is a vibrant Christian community welcoming all to Worship our God, Grow our Faith and Love our world.

Worship Services

8:30am Classic Prayer Book Worship

Morning Prayer, first Sunday of every month

First Wednesday Service with Messy Church - offered the first Wednesday of each month

10:30am Inter-Generational Worship

*Nursery coverage 8:15-11:45

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