Services For Holy Week and Easter Sunday
Sunday 5th April Palm Sunday -8.30 am: Holy Communion -10.00 am: Family Service on Palm Sunday -4.00 pm: Evening Prayer</span>
Tuesday 7th April 7.30 pm: The Way of the Cross: A contemplative service engaging actively with the path of suffering walked by Jesus.
Maundy Thursday 9th April 7.30 pm: An Evening in Gethsemane - A Service of Holy Communion Service with hymns, words and actions to remember the time and place that Jesus prayed to his Father before going to meet the one who would betray him.
Good Friday 10th April: Services Through the Day
10,30am Churches Together Service at United Reformed Church
12.00 Midday Walk of Witness from United Reformed Church into the Town Centre for readings and hymns.
2.00 pm –4.30 pm Open Church at St Chad’s - Feel free to stay throughout or to come and go during an open afternoon of quiet meditation and reflection. Bible readings and poetry at intervals with opportunities in between to pray, sketch, paint or reflect in your own way using a variety of materials.
Sunday 12th April - Easter Day 6.00 am: Dawn Vigil -Meet in church—but wrap up warm and bring a torch as we go outside for a circular walk of the churchyard and to witness the light coming into the world.
Sharing breakfast afterwards.
10.00 am: Family Communion - The big celebration - all are welcome
4.00 pm: Holy Communion with Hymns - A joyful sung service from the Book of Common Prayer.