Celebrating Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem this service begins with a Palm Sunday drama performed by the children in the Narthex.
Come on a journey – Holy Week to Easter
Stations of the Cross | MONDAY 15 APRIL, 8pm
A devotional and reflective tradition in Holy Week. Using images, bible readings, poetry and music we travel with Jesus on his final journey to the cross. Reflective, moving and profound.
Passover Meal | Tuesday 16 April
7.45pm for a prompt start at 8pm. An opportunity to take part in a Jewish Passover Meal and see how it has influenced our understanding of the Eucharist. Held at St Thomas the Apostle. Joint Churches Together Event. Limited places (22), sign up at the back of church.
Maundy Thursday Service | 18 APRIL, 8pm
A powerful and moving service where we remember Jesus’ last supper with his friends. At the centre of this service is Jesus’ example of servant-hearted love. The service includes optional foot washing. At the end of the service the church will remain open for a silent vigil in the side chapel until 10pm.
Good Friday | 19 April
10am Walk of Witness
We walk as a group of pilgrims and disciples carrying the cross through our local streets and parks. We walk prayerfully and mostly in silence, stopping at various points to engage with parts of the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ journey to the cross. We start at St Catherine’s and end at Nunhead Green. This is a very moving way for adults and children to connect with the heart of Good Friday.nAfter the walk we return to St Thomas the Apostle for tea and hot cross buns.
1.30-3pm Good Friday Liturgy at St Catherine’s A reflective service with music, readings, silence and art where we reflect on Jesus’ death on the cross.
Holy Saturday Easter Vigil | 20 APRIL 8pm
This service begins with an Easter fire outside, followed by candlelit procession and a joyful, intimate service of readings and reflection. (This service is not suitable for children under 10, but you could come just for the first 10 min for the lighting of the Easter fire and some songs outside).
Easter Sunday | 21 APRIL Alleluia! He is risen!
10am – Parish EASTER Eucharist The 10am is followed by an Easter Egg Hunt for children and tea and coffee in the Narthex.