Saturday ~ March 27 ~ Drive-through church parking lot to pick up your palm branch 


Palm Sunday ~ March 28 ~ Pre-recorded worship, posted by 8 AM on 

Facebook and our website


Maundy Thursday ~ April 1 ~ 7:30 PM ~ Evening Prayers via Zoom.

Meeting ID: 875 9949 1942

Passcode: 051035.  


For this evening service of prayer, please have a lit candle close by.  We will extinguish our candles together at the conclusion of the service.


Good Friday ~ April 2 ~ Pre-recorded Worship, posted by 8 AM on Facebook 

and our website


This service will include a setting of Psalm 51 by Michel Richard Delalande (1657-1726), performed with a single singer, a viola da gamba and a harpsichord alternating with verses of 

the psalm. Teresa Wakim will sing accompanied by Matt Zucker and Andrus Madsen, with chant from Jason McStoots. Shiba Nemat-Nasser will also perform a Lamentation of Jeremiah tenebrae lesson by Sebastien de Brossard (1655-1730) accompanied by Matt Zucker and Andrus Madsen.


Holy Saturday ~ April 3 ~ Vespers Organ Recital, 5:00 PM, Second Church Sanctuary 


All are invited to enter the sanctuary quietly, wearing masks and keeping social distance. 

This service will also be livestreamed.


Easter Day ~ April 4 ~ Pre-recorded Worship, posted by 8 AM on Facebook 

Violinist Susanna Ogata will play the “Resurrection Sonata” by Heinrich      

Ignaz Biber. Tom Oesterling and Shiba Nemat Nasser will sing “O Death  

Where is Thy Sting” from Handel’s Messiah, and Max Tipton will sing 

“Rejoice Ye Heavens” by Georg Philip Telemann with strings and Chris 

Beluscio playing trumpet.  Chris will also accompany our Easter hymns. 


All other events at Second Church are CANCELLED until further notice


Dinner Church will be held over the live streaming service Zoom.

We know coronavirus fears are rising. Carla has written information about how we are responding here at Second Church (included below) and what we hope you'll do as well. Wash your hands! Greet one another with smiles and warm words and not handshakes or hugs. To learn the preparations, click



Second Church in Newton
60 Highland Street
West Newton, MA 02465


Our church office is open Monday through Friday 8:30 am- 4:30 pm.


Phone: 617-244-2690
Fax: 617-244-2691