This is quite simply the most important service of the entire church year. It is the time when we experience the paschal mystery in a very real way. It is the movement from dark into light, in many tangible ways — through candlelight coming into the darkened church, through hearing the captivating stories of God’s plan for humankind’s salvation through the stories of liberation and new life found in the Hebrew Bible, through chanting and song, and through the celebration of the first Eucharist of Easter. It is moving, memorable and draws us into the mystery of living into Christ’s death and resurrection. We are also blessed that we will baptize two young people at this service. Easter Eve was the traditional time in the early church for baptisms, after the Lenten preparation of 40 days. Come and join us for this time of prayer, worship, music, and the abiding presence of Christ.