“Easter is the high point of the Church Year,” writes Lee Maxwell in The Altar Guild Manual. “No preparation is too elaborate, and no observance is too jubilant” (p. 83).
During the fifty days of the Easter season, the Church rejoices in the resurrected Lord and the new life He brings. This season includes three great feasts that we celebrate: the Feast of the Resurrection, the Feast of the Ascension, and the Feast of Pentecost. Here is an overview of these three feasts and some suggestions for preparing your sanctuary for them.