Church of England Diocese of Newcastle Benwell and Scotwood Team

These special, one-off events occur on specific dates.

Holy Week

28 Mar 2021, 10:30 a.m. for 7d

Venerable Bede
West road
Newcastle upon Tyne

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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.

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.