Events in Holy Week
Palm Sunday services, Sunday, 2nd April
- All Age Service, St John’s in the Hall at 9:15am
- Palm Sunday Holy Communion, St Michael’s at 11:15am
Experience Easter Stations, Monday to Thursday, 3rd – 6th April
During Holy Week, St Paul’s will be open for people to come and spend some time in reflection and prayer. We will place the Experience Easter Stations around the Church as visual reminders of the different parts of the story.
Compline, Monday to Wednesday, 3rd – 5th April
Compline is a simple quiet service, traditionally said at the end of the day. We begin Holy Week with three services of compline in St Paul’s and St Leonard’s:
- Holy Week Compline on Monday 3rd April at 6:30pm in St Paul’s (John 12:1-11)
- Holy Week Compline on Tuesday 4th April at 6:30pm in St Leonard’s (John 12:20-36)
- Holy Week Compline on Wednesday 5th April at 6:30pm in St Paul’s (john 13: 21-32)
Agape meal followed by a service of Tenebrae, Maundy Thursday, 6th April
At 6pm on Maundy Thursday, there will be an agape meal followed by a Tenebrae service at St Paul’s. Tenebrae is a service of readings, which begins in the light and ends in the darkness. After hearing the passion narrative, we leave the church in silence.
Good Friday, 7th April
From 10:30 till 12:00 there will be a Family Easter Experience Event at St Michael’s Arlecdon. As well as the traditional Easter Egg Treasure Hunt, egg dumping and Easter crafts, there will be an opportunity to reflect and learn more about the Easter story.
We will be holding a quiet reflective service on Good Friday afternoon from 2-3 at St John’s in the Hall. This service, traditionally known as the Hour at the Cross, will be a service of readings, music and silence.
Easter Sunrise Service, Easter Sunday, 9th April
Please join us for our Easter Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday from 6 to 7:30am. We will meet at Black How car park before walking to the top of Dent to greet the Easter Sunrise. There will be a short service of celebration. Hot cross buns will be served, but please do bring your own hot drink. Do let Rev. Nicki know if you are intending to come.
Other Easter Sunday services, 9th April
- 9:15am: Holy Communion at St Paul’s
- 11:15am: Holy Communion at St Leonard’s