Holy Week Services at St Mary’s

Palm Sunday, 9 April, 10.30 am
Family Eucharist with Palm Procession and Passion Reading of Jesus’ welcome in Jerusalem with palms and the story of his suffering.

Maundy Thursday
, 13 April, 8 pm
Holy Communion with Stripping of the Altar.
Join at the Lord’s table and stay at his side at Gethsemane.
The church will remain open until 10 pm for prayer and meditation.
Good Friday, 14 April
10.30 am Churches Together in Wivenhoe Walk of Witness from The Cross with prayer stops along the way, followed at 11 am by a combined service at the Methodist church.
2.30 pm   Meditation at the Foot of the Cross (St Mary’s).
7.30 pm   Music for Good Friday. St Mary’s Singers will be singing the St Luke Passion by
J S Bach.
Holy Saturday, 15 April
2-4 pm  Dramatic Easter Story telling, Easter Garden making and other art and crafts activities for children under 12 in preparation for Easter.
8 pm      Easter Vigil Service. The first sparkle of Easter; the Easter light received in our midst.

Easter Day Services, 16 April
8 am         Early morning Communion
10.30 am Family Easter Eucharist.