Maundy Thursday to Easter
The orders of service are available to download from the link below.
Services at St James will be livestreamed on our Facebook page and available afterwards here and on our YouTube channel
Maundy Thursday is the service of Jesus, the obedient servant, who washes the feet of his disciples and calls them to watch and pray with him on the journey to the cross.
Our Service of Holy Communion and the Maundy Watch is at 7.30pm
Good Friday is the most solemn day of the Church’s year. We enter into the darkness and dereliction of the cross as we contemplate Jesus. As today also makes clear, even in the midst of the horror of the cross, God’s love is poured out in Jesus’ death
Our services are :
10:00 Cafe Church (with Hot Cross Buns!)
Cries for a Lost Homeland” - A Service of Reflection for Good Friday
13:00 At the Foot of the Cross (St James)
14:30 At the Foot of the Cross (St Botolph)
From earliest times Christians have gathered through the night of Easter to recall the story of God’s saving work, from creation through to the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. We experience new life - light which offers hope to all.
05:30 Easter Dawn Service (St James)
Easter Day is the most important day of the Church’s year when we celebrate Jesus’ resurrection with joy and splendour, offering the hope of new life to all.08:30 Eucharist with Hymns (St Botolph)
08:30 Eucharist with Hymns (St Botolph)
10:00 Festal Eucharist (St James)
This Sunday (10th April) is Palm Sunday, the start of Holy Week
Our service at St James will start at 9.30 at St James School with the blessing of the Palms and procession to church.
We will live stream this so as many people as possible can witness this Act of Worship.
Our Eucharist will start as normal at 10am in church and this will be live streamed as normal.
The Passion Reading will be presented as a drama acted out and filmed by the Worship Council of St James CofE Academy. You might like to immerse yourself in the whole story later on
The order of service is available to download
There are two videos today, the first being the procession to church while the church bells ring out.
This Sunday is the 4th Sunday in Lent and also Mothering Sunday. In addition don't forget that the clocks go forward an hour at 2am.
10:00 Holy Communion, also Live on our Facebook page.
You can download the order of service
The readings this week are:
The service will be available to watch afterwards on this page and our Youtube Channel
16:30 Evensong (St Botolph’s, Burton Hastings)
Please pray for… Paul Towers, Margaret Wykes, Anne McCreath, Josie Bayliss, June Quinney, Maggie Harris, Sheila Pike, Lizzie Steel, Vicki James, and Rupert Allen. The students and staff of St James Church of England Academy and Arden Forest Schools
Those in our prayer corner and anyone known to us personally. We pray for those who are bereaved, especially the families and friends of David Lowrence and Jenny Chilton. In our parish we pray for all those who live and work on Morland Close, Neale Close, and New Street.
The people of Ukraine. Prayer cards to pray for Ukraine are now available in the prayer corner.
|Palm Sunday 10th April||09:30||Palm Sunday Procession (meeting at St James CofE Academy)|
Evensong (St Botolph)
|Monday 11th April||19:30||Holy Week Prayer|
|Tuesday 12th April||09:15-10:45||Seashells|
|19:30||Holy Week Prayer|
|Wednesday 13th April||10:00||Holy Communion|
|19:30||Holy Week Prayer (St Botolph)|
|Maundy Thursday (14th April)||9:30||Holy Communion, Foot Washing & Maundy Watch|
|Good Friday (15th April)||10:00||Café Church (with Hot Cross Buns)|
|13:00||At the Foot of the Cross|
|14:30||At the Foot of the Cross (St Botolph)|
|Easter Day (17th April)||05:30||Easter Dawn Service (followed by breakfast)|
|08:30||Eucharist with Hymns (St Botolph)|
|10:00||Easter Holy Communion|
This Sunday is the 3rd Sunday in Lent
08.30 Holy Communion at St Botolph Burton Hastings
10.00 Holy Communion at St James
This service will also be live streamed on Facebook
You can download the order of service so that you can follow the Hymns and Readings especially
1 Corinthians 10:1-13