Ceremonial worship on Good Friday is closely related to the events that have been described in the scriptures. Some congregations still hold a three-hour service on Friday, representing the three hours when Jesus Christ was hanged on the cross. A typical service includes seven distinct elements representing Christ s seven utterances while he was on the cross.
A popular ceremony takes place on Good Friday which is popularly known as ‘the Way of The Cross’. The ritual is performed by the clergymen along with the crowd following and carrying a large wooden cross-representing the cross on which Jesus was hanged and nailed down to death.
Good Friday’s Message – The message of Good Friday is that evil can never be conquered by evil, but only by goodness, violence by non-violence and hatred by love for the enemy.