Holy Week and Easter 2021

Easter is for everyone and all ages. This means in 2021 that we will be outdoors, indoors, and online.

Due to the current complexities, details of times are not all given below but will be made available through our regular email. This is because the email will give you access to the latest booking arrangements (for spatial distancing), Youtube links, Zoom codes, and – heaven forfend! – contingency plans. If you don’t already subscribe, please join by contacting [email protected]

March 16th – April 6th – The Way of the Cross

Six simple ‘stations’, a self-guided walk through the story of Good Friday – St Michael’s churchyard

March 28th – Palm Sunday Children’s Workshop §

2pm An exciting Zoom workshop led by Jo Fabian to reflect on the story of Holy Week and make crafts which you can bring to the Good Friday children’s service (see below)

March 29th, 30th, 31st – Holy Week Lates

Candles and Calm: St Michael’s will be open into the evening for you to sit in stillness, ending with a short (15-minute) service of Compline beginning at 8.15pm.

April 1st – Maundy Thursday: reliving Jesus’ Last Supper

8pm Holy Communion and Watch – St Michael’s

April 2nd – Good Friday: remembering Jesus’ death

Praying with the Isenheim Crucifixion – an online meditation – Youtube from 6am (click here)

12noon – The Good Friday Liturgy – St Michael’s church [booking required*]

Children’s Service – building the Easter Garden – St Michael’s paddock [booking required*]

8pm Compline – St Mary’s church and Zoom §

April 4th – Easter Day: rejoicing in Jesus’ Resurrection

Paschal Praise – a reflection on George Herbert’s poem ‘Easter’ – Youtube from 6am (click here)

All Age Communion – St Michael’s paddock [booking required*] The logistics required for an outdoor service means that, with regret, we are unable to offer an 8am service this day. Plan B: if the weather looks awful, we reserve the right to postpone this service until the Sunday after.

Regular Services (click here for details) continue around the week at both churches and online. In addition, St Michael’s and St Mary’s remain open daily 9am – 5pm.


* Onsite service and booking required – please subscribe for the link via [email protected]

§ Zoom code required– please subscribe for the link via [email protected]