Reading 1: The Lamentation of the Prophet Jeremiah:
or Lamentations 1:1–2, 7–8, 11–12, 14; 3:19–23
Extinguish the first candle.
Psalm: Psalm 22 or Psalm 71
Extinguish the second candle.
Prayer offered in the tone of the two scripture
Extinguish the third candle.
Reading 2: The Betrayal: Mark 14:43–50
Extinguish the fourth candle.
Psalm: Psalm 27 or Psalm 51
Extinguish the fifth candle.
Period of Silent Prayer
Extinguish the sixth candle.
Reading 3: The Letter to the Hebrews: Hebrews 4:14—5:10
Extinguish the seventh candle.
Reading 4: Ezekiel 36:24–28 or Hosea 6:1–6
Extinguish the eighth candle.
Prayer for Knowing God
Extinguish the ninth candle.
Reading 5: John 12:23–28 or John 8:21–30 or
Extinguish the tenth candle and all other unnecessary