Because of the way that the Orthodox Church schedules Holy Week services, the Matins of Holy Friday are served on Thursday night.
This service features the Twelve Gospel lessons, all of which are accounts of the Passion of Christ.
Yes, Orthodox Holy Friday will be on April 30 this year, and Pascha on May 2.
Glory be to Jesus Christ! Glory forever!!!!
Aye, between the Matins of the Twelve Passion Gospels, the Royal Hours, and the Unnailing we hear each of the Seven Last Words twice, possibly thrice.