Preparing for Easter: Good Friday in Morristown

The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret's Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret's Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
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St. Margaret’s Church re-enacts the Crucifixion. Video by Penny Lopez

Morristown commemorations of Good Friday 2016 included a solemn re-enactment of the Crucifixion of Jesus at St. Margaret’s Church, and reflections from the pulpit by retired Bishop John Shelby Spong at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church.

Here are some scenes.

Caution: The video may be disturbing for young viewers; parental discretion advised.

The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret's Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret’s Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
Bishop John Shelby Spong reflects on the Gospel of Matthew on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter's in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Bishop John Shelby Spong reflects on the Gospel of Matthew on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter’s in Morristown. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret's Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret’s Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
The faithful listen to Bishop John Shelby Spong on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter's. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
The faithful listen to Bishop John Shelby Spong on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter’s. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Morristown faithful watch the Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret's Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
Morristown faithful watch the Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret’s Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
The choir prepares to sing on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter's. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
The choir prepares to sing on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter’s. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret's Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret’s Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
Music Director Joshua Stafford listens to Bishop John Shelby Spong on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter's. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Music Director Joshua Stafford listens to Bishop John Shelby Spong on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter’s. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Centurion at the Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret's Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
Centurion at the Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret’s Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
Bishop John Shelby Spong speaks on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter's. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
Bishop John Shelby Spong speaks on Good Friday 2016 at St. Peter’s. Photo by Kevin Coughlin
The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret's Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
The Crucifixion of Jesus, re-enacted by St. Margaret’s Church. Photo by Penny Lopez
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