Advance Notice for Holy Week

Here, in brief, is a list of the special services for Holy Week this year.

Lent has only just begun but the publishing schedule for the Newsletter doesn’t quite match up with the way Easter falls this year. So here, in brief, is a list of the special services for Holy Week this year.

Palm Sunday 29th March

11am              Palm Sunday Eucharist with Dramatic Reading of Mark’s Passion

6.30pm          Love Bade Me Welcome: English Music & Readings for Holy Week

                        St Mary’s Choir sing:

                        Finzi                           Lo, the full, final sacrifice

                        Walton                       Drop, drop slow tears

                        Vaughan Williams  Five Mystical Songs


Monday/Tuesday/Wednesday 30th March – 1st April

8.00pm           Compline & Meditation


Maundy Thursday 2nd April

8.00pm          The Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper

                        With Watch of Prayer until Midnight


Good Friday 3rd April

10.00am        Children’s Good Friday Workshop with Hot Cross Buns

12.00pm        Children’s Stations of the Cross

1.00pm          An Hour at the Cross: Meditations for Good Friday

2.00pm          The Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion & Death


Holy Saturday 4th April

8.00pm          The Easter Vigil and Liturgy of the Lord’s Resurrection

                        Followed by a party


Easter Sunday 5th April

8.30am           Traditional Language Eucharist

11.00am        Festival Eucharist for Easter Day