Easter Holy Week services announced

Here’s a look at local places of worship in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, offering Easter Holy Week services from Maundy Thursday to Easter Sunday.

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. —Here’s a look at local places of worship offering Easter Holy Week services. 

The following places of worship are listed in no particular order. 

Place of Worship Address Maundy Thursday Good Friday Holy Saturday Easter Sunday
St Mary’s Episcopal Church








324 East Main Road








Maundy Thursday Service – 7 p.m.








Good Friday Service – 12 p.m.

Good Friday Service – 7 p.m.







Great Vigil of Easter – 7 p.m.







Easter Service – 8 a.m.

Easter Service – 10:30 a.m.






St. Barnabas Church






1697 East Main Road





Mass of the Lord’s Supper – 7 p.m.





Stations of the Cross at 3 p.m.

Good Friday Service at 7 p.m.


Easter Vigil begins at 8 p.m.





Easter Sunday Masses – 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.





Portsmouth United Methodist

(Please note different locations for services)









2732 East Main Road













Soup for the Soul – St. Paul’s UMC at 6 -7 p.m. (12 Marlborough Street, Newport)










Evening worship at Calvary UMC at 7 a.m. (200 Turner Road, Middletown)











Prayer Meeting 5 – 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary (No Sat Night Alive)











Easter Sunrise Service, 6 a.m. on Easton’s Beach – led by Calvary UMC Youth


9 a.m. – Traditional Worship – special Easter choir music


10 – 10:45 a.m. – Easter Egg Hunt – children’s event


10:45 a.m. Contemporary Worship – special Easter music


King’s Grant Fellowship





1000 West Main Road





      Easter Sunday – 10 a.m.





Portsmouth Abbey



285 Cory’s Lane



Mass at 5 p.m.



Liturgy at 3 p.m.



Vigil at 7:30 p.m.



Mass at 7, 8 and 9:30 a.m.



St. Paul’s Episcopal Church


2679 East Main Road


      All services are held Sundays at 9 a.m. (according to phone recording*)


Did we miss a place of worship? Email Sandy@PortsmouthPress.com and we’ll add the information to our list. 

*Portsmouth Press reached out to both St. Anthony Church and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church via telephone multiple times, but was unable to speak with a person. A phone recording from St. Paul’s Episcopal Church stated all services are held on Sundays at 9 a.m. 


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