Holy Week and Easter 2019

Holy Week (1)

14th April: Palm Sunday

8.00am Holy Communion

10.00am Parish Communion Beginning with a Palm Sunday procession from the Market Cross

6.00pm Stations of the Cross


Holy Week

A series of addresses will be given by Lay preachers and The Venerable David Middlebrook

“The Seven Last Words of Christ from the Cross”


Weekday Eucharist at 8.00pm

15th April – Father, forgive them

16th April – Truly I say to you    

17th April – Women behold you son


18th April: Maundy Thursday

10.00am Holy Communion

7.30pm Commemoration of the Last Supper with foot washing and Procession to the Altar of Repose 

Address by The Venerable David Middlebrook

9.00pm Gethsemane Watch

The Church will be open for prayer at the Altar of Repose until midnight; it would be good to have numbers of people.  The Watch will conclude with prayers at midnight.


19th April: Good Friday

11.15am March of Witness Service at the Market Cross

12noon Meditative service of music and readings

12.45pm The Preaching of the Cross – The Venerable David Middlebrook                           

      My God my God why have you forsaken me

      I Thirst

      It is finished

      Father into thy hands I commend my spirit

2.00pm The Liturgy of the Cross


Saturday 20th April

9.00am  Service of Quiet Reflection

9.00pm The Easter Vigil and First Eucharist of Easter – followed by cheese and wine.


21st April: EASTER DAY

8.00am Holy Communion

9.15am Parish Communion

11.15am Messy Mass for Easter

6.00pm Festal Evensong