ANSONIA — On Good Friday, April 2, eleven places of worship are coming together to host and participate in a community Way of the Cross in downtown Ansonia. The procession with a wooden cross and hymns will begin in Veterans Park next to City Hall, and will go up Main Street to the top of Foundry Hill at the Armory.
The sponsoring churches are: Christ Episcopal Church; Church of the Assumption, First and Second Congregational Churches of Derby, First Congregational Church of Ansonia, First United Methodist of Ansonia, Holy Rosary Church, Saint Anthony Church, the Salvation Army, the Spirit and Truth Worship Center, and Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church. Members of all other churches are very welcome and invited to participate.
Participants should meet at the Veterans Park at 11.45 a.m.. The procession will leave the park at noon. The readings during the procession will be based on the Last Seven Words of Christ, and will be led by local clergy.