Church of England Diocese of Blackburn St. James Blackburn

Services for Holy Week

3 Apr 2020, midnight
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I hope you all are keeping well and safe as we continue to stay-at-home.

Please note the following information about our upcoming services.

5th April Palm Sunday

We will livestream the service at 10am on the United Benefice Facebook page. You are welcome to join the service.

Please make your own cross with whatever material is available or you can use any green leaves to celebrate the Palm Sunday. The crosses will be blessed and after blessing you can display the cross in your window or hang at the entrance door or anywhere you feel appropriate and convenient for you.

The Cross of Jesus is a Good News of Hope/Assurance of Eternal Life to all those who believe in Jesus

Holy Week Reflections: During Holy week we will livestream reflections at the following times:

10am on Monday, 6th April, 10am on Tuesday 7th April, 10am on Wednesday 8th April

5pm on Maundy Thursday 9th April –‘A service of Love Feast (Agape)

10am on 10th April Good Friday reflection

Easter Sunday:

On Easter Sunday 12th April, you are invited to join in a live stream Spiritual Communion service at 10am (Please refer to the United Benefice Facebook page).

Easter Sunday represents the joy of the resurrection of Jesus and ultimate victory of God against evil and death. I will encourage you to be joyfully and creative e.g. make your own Easter Garden during Holy week, take some photos offering Joy and Peace of God in the Resurrection of Jesus and upload the same on the Facebook, and please get children involve at Home for Easter Egg hunt etc.

Sunday Services: Until further notice our services after Easter will remain Livestream on Facebook at 10am.At the appointed time of the services, please use the ‘Spiritual Communion’ document.

We are also, emailing/providing ‘Worship at Home pack’ which include material about Praise and worship, General wellbeing and Mental health.

We will be happy to email or post 'Worship at Home' material to anybody who might be interested. Please send a message on Facebook and we will respond.

Please be assured of my prayers – Remain Blessed

Sarah Gill