We will celebrate Holy Week at the Venerable Bede this year.
You are invited to journey with us through Holy Week, the most special time in the church's year, when we recall the story of Jesus’ passion, death and resurrection. We will be worshipping together in-person and live stream everything for those at home.
Palm Sunday 28th March 2021 at 10.30am Palm crosses and branches are handed out for a procession to remember Christ’s triumphant arrival into Jerusalem. With Holy Communion and a dramatic reading of the passion story.
Maundy Thursday 1st April 2021 at 7.30pm We recall how Jesus’ shared his last meal with friends and washed their feet before he was betrayed. Holy Communion is celebrated and the church is stripped of adornment, after the service the sacrament remains until midnight for the Watch when we remember Jesus praying in the Garden of Gethsemane.
Good Friday 2nd April 2021 at 2pm At the foot of the cross we remember that Jesus suffered and died as we do, and meditate on his sacrifice of love.
Easter Sunday 4th April 2021 at 10.30am The climax of Holy Week and the most important celebration of the Christian calendar. A service full of symbolism with light, music, & water, we rejoice in Christ’s bursting from the tomb, bringing us all hope of new life.