14th  April   Palm Sunday  9.45 am        Sung Eucharist  (Holy Communion)

N.B.  The congregation meets at the Headless Cross (outside the Launderette on corner of Brick Street) for the Distribution of Palm Crosses followed by a Procession of Witness to St John’s Church for the service.

3.00 pm        Holy Week Messy Church

Another opportunity to experience Messy Church for all the family.  A time to join others in an afternoon of craft activities, fun, prayer and song on the theme of Holy Week.  Tea and cake!  Ideal for all ages!

18th   Maundy Thursday     6.00 pm        Passover Supper

A chance to experience the Passover Meal as Jesus did on the night before he died.  A shared meal, shared friendship and shared worship – deepening our understanding of that night.

7.30 pm        Sung Eucharist (Holy Communion)

Continuing with the events of that night, we re-enact Jesus’ extraordinary

washing of the disciples feet, followed by his walk to the garden where he

prayed to God for his life but surrendered to God’s will for him and we

make bare the church in readiness for the Good Friday services.

19th   Good Friday             10.00 am       Informal Family Service

A service for everyone to deepen their understanding of the meaning of the day and an opportunity to witness to the faith by processing into the garden for a final act of worship around the cross.

2.00pm          Good Friday Communion

A more formal service with a dramatised reading of the events leading to Christ’s death on the cross with hymns and the Veneration of the Cross.

21st April  Easter Day             9.45 am         Family Eucharist

We celebrate the joy of Easter as we begin the service gathered in the garden for the Lighting of the New Fire of Easter and then move into church with our candles.

6.30 pm          Choral Evensong