Jewish Passover & Christian Easter 2019

Jewish Passover & Christian Holy Week Service Information

Many students wish to attend Passover or Holy Week services in the greater Kalamazoo Community.  Here is some information to get you connected with local communities of worship.  Students who are certified campus drivers and are willing to bring others can request the use of a campus car to get to services.  If you have questions or concerns, Chaplain Liz would be happy to help you make a connection.  Feel free to reach to her at (  You may also call the various houses of worship directly.

Passover Services

Congregation of Moses (Conservative)
2501 Stadium Dr.
Passover Services: 
April 20th 9:30am Service
April 26th 7:30pm Service
April 27th 9:30am Service & Yizkor

Temple B'nai of Israel (Reform)
 4409 Grand Prairie Rd
Passover Services:
April 19th First Night Seder's in homes. If you would like to join a local family for a Seder, please contact Chaplain Liz Candido or call the Temple Office at 269-342-9170.
April 20th 6-9pm Second Night Seder/Potluck (students are invited to come with or without food!)


Chabad House
504 Sprague St.
To RSVP call 269-903-2770 / 616-706-8018 or email



Easter/Resurrection Sunday Services

St. Tom’s Catholic Parish (421 Monroe St)  Saturday Easter Vigil 9PM; Sunday 9:30AM, 11:30AM, and 6:00PM

First United Methodist Church (212 S. Park St) Sunday 8:30AM, 11:00AM

Galilee Baptist (1216 N. Westnedge Avenue)  Sunday 7:30AM, 10:00AM

First Presbyterian Church (321 W. South St) Sunday 10:00AM

Mt. Zion Baptist (120 Roberson St.) Sunday 7:45AM, 9:45AM, 11:00AM.


On Campus:  On Sunday April 21st Religious & Spiritual Life will host a brunch at Stetson Chapel from 12:30-2:30pm.  We will have food, easter egg coloring and egg hunt as well as opportunties for reflection on the meaning of Easter/Resurrection.


Obviously, this is only a small selection of the services happening in local Christian communities.  If you need help finding other services, or if you are interested in a carpool, please don’t hesitate to contact Chaplain Liz (  Any student who is a campus certified driver can request the use of a college vehicle if they are willing to bring other students with them to worship.  To learn more about this, please contact Chaplain Liz.