Holy Week and Easter Services
Holy Week begins with the celebration of Palm Sunday as we remember Jesus entering Jerusalem, greeted by cheering crowds. As the week moves on, we walk with Jesus through the Last Supper with his disciples, his betrayal and his death on the cross on Good Friday. We wait at the tomb until the great celebration of Jesus' resurrection on Easter Day.
Our services for Holy Week take us on this journey, through sorrow, friendship, death and the great joy of resurrection. Details of all are services are below. You are very welcome to any or all of the services. Please get in touch if you need more information.
Palm Sunday: 9th April
10.30am Service on St. Peter’s Green - we join our friends from other churches in South Ham for this celebration of Palm Sunday with a donkey! This short service is followed by Holy Eucharist with Hymns and the reading of the Passions Gospel
Tuesday 11th April
Maundy Thursday: 13th April
7.30pm Eucharist with Footwashing, Stripping of the Altar and Watch - we celebrate the Last Supper and then watch with Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane
Good Friday - 14th April
8am Ecumenical Breakfast & Prayer (St Joseph's)
12noon Church open for reflection in quiet or with crafts
2pm Liturgy of Good Friday - we wait with Jesus at the cross
Holy Saturday – 15th April
8pm Easter Vigil & First Eucharist of Easter - we move from darkness to light with the lighting of the Easter Fire and blessing of the Easter Candle
Easter Day – 16th April
10am Holy Eucharist with Hymns - a joyful celebration of Jesus' resurrection in words and music