Easter services in Stantonbury Ecumenical Partnership

Churches across the Stantonbury Ecumenical Partnership will be marking Holy Week and Easter with special services and events across the area.

The programme is:

Bradwell Church (St Lawrence)

Good Friday-April 14

10am: Hot cross buns and drinks, followed at 10.30 am by a short child-friendly service for all ages.

2pm: ‘Last Hour at the Cross’

Easter Day -Sunday April

9am: Holy Communion (BCP)

10.45am: All-Age Celebration with Communion.

Cross and Stable Church, Downs Barn

Good Friday April 14

4pm: ‘Last Hour at the Cross’

Easter Day – Sunday April 16

11am: Easter Communion

St Andrew’s, Great Linford

Wednesday April 12

7pm: Said compline service sung lent prose. We will start by practising the singing of the lent prose.

Good Friday April 14

2pm: Devotion – an hour long devotional service with music, readings and prayer

Easter Day – Sunday 16

5.30am: Easter dawn service with first fire and lighting of the paschal candle

10am: Festal Choral Eucharist

St James, New Bradwell

Maundy Thursday April 13

8pm: Service of commemoration of the Last Supper with hand washing and stripping of the altar

Good Friday April 14

10am: Good Friday Workshop especially suitable for children, in the Community Centre

1.30pm: Stations of the Cross in St James Church

2.30pm: Good Friday Liturgy

Easter Day – Sunday April 16

6.30am: Dawn Service with Easter Fire and first lighting of the Easter Candle, followed by breakfast in church

10am: Family Communion and Celebration of Easter

Christ Church, Stantonbury

Easter Day – Sunday April 16: 9.30am: Easter Day Communion followed by breakfast

10.30:am: Easter Day Family Worship led by David Lewis

St Mary Magdelene, Willen

Palm Sunday – April 9

6pm: A Service of music, readings and prayers for the beginning of Holy Week with Quorum choir

Holy Tuesday April 11

7pm: A short reflective service for Holy Week

Good Friday April 14

2pm: Devotional Hour at the Cross

Easter Day – April 16

9.30am: Communion and family celebration for Easter