Facebook Twitter YouTube Instagram Contact
Google Play AppStore

Good Friday Holiday

Good Friday is a Christian holiday that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It is observed during Holy Week, leading up to Easter Sunday. Good Friday is a day of reflection and remembrance for Christians around the world.

There are many ways to observe and celebrate Good Friday. Here are some suggestions:

  1. Attend a Good Friday service: Many churches hold special services on Good Friday, including readings, prayers, and hymns that reflect on the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. Attending a service is a meaningful way to participate in the holiday.
  2. Fast: Traditionally, Christians have fasted on Good Friday as a way of mourning the crucifixion of Jesus. Fasting can involve abstaining from food, or from certain types of food, for the day.
  3. Reflect on the Stations of the Cross: The Stations of the Cross are a series of 14 images or sculptures that depict the events leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion. Visiting a church or shrine with Stations of the Cross can be a powerful way to meditate on the events of Good Friday.
  4. Volunteer: Many Christians choose to spend Good Friday serving others in need. This can involve volunteering at a soup kitchen, visiting the sick or elderly, or participating in a service project.
  5. Read the Bible: Good Friday is a good time to read and reflect on the Biblical accounts of Jesus’ crucifixion, such as the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.

Overall, the most important thing to do on Good Friday is to take time to reflect on the significance of Jesus’ sacrifice and to honor and remember his death. Whether you choose to attend a service, fast, volunteer, or engage in another form of observance, the important thing is to set aside time for prayer, contemplation, and gratitude.


The Town of Spring Lake • 300 Ruth Street • Spring Lake, NC 28390 Town Hall: (910) 436-0241 • Water Department: (910) 703 – 8912

The posts on this site will become part of the public record. Representatives of North Carolina State Government communicate via this web site. Any communication via this site (whether by an employee or the general public) may be subject to monitoring and disclosure to third parties. This website is archived as recommended by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources Best Practices for Social Media Usage in North Carolina.

website design by Minuteman Press Web Design