Special Services for Holy Week and Easter, 2018
On the corner of Kensington High Street and Kensington Church Street, W8 4LA
SPECIAL SERVICES & EVENTS
LENT, HOLY WEEK AND EASTER 2018
Sunday 11 March MOTHERING SUNDAY
9.30am Family Eucharist
with Blessing and Distribution of Flowers
11.15am Choral Matins and Eucharist
Sunday 18 March PASSION SUNDAY
9.30am Sung Eucharist (Voluntary & Professional choirs)
with Children on Sundays Groups
11.15am Sung Matins with Solo Cantor
nb – Set your clocks forward one hour tonight!
Sunday 25 March PALM SUNDAY
Jesus enters Jerusalem to great rejoicing.
Palm Crosses distributed at all services.
8.00am Holy Eucharist
Starting at St Mary Abbots Centre, Vicarage Gate, W8 4HN:
9.00am Procession of Palms and Sung Eucharist
11.15am Choral Matins
6.30pm St John Passion – J S BACH
(see back page for details & tickets etc)
26 March to 28 March
Holy Monday, Holy Tuesday and Holy Wednesday
Jesus teaches in the Temple; his enemies plot to kill him.
9.00pm Devotional Address followed by Compline
Thursday 29 March MAUNDY THURSDAY
Jesus shares the Last Supper with his disciples;
in the Garden of Gethsemene he is betrayed, abandoned and arrested.
11.30am Holy Eucharist
7.00pm The Liturgy of the Lord’s Supper
Followed until midnight by The Vigil of Gethsemene
Friday 30 March GOOD FRIDAY
Jesus is tried: the crowds now shout for his blood.
He is crucified, the ultimate sign that Almighty God suffers with and for his creation.
8.30am Morning Prayer & Litany (said)
10.00am Children’s Passion Play
12.00-2.00pm Preaching the Lord’s Passion
The Vicar offers a series of Devotional Addresses
2.00pm Good Friday Liturgy and Communion
Saturday 31 March HOLY SATURDAY
The broken body of Jesus lies in the tomb.
9.30am Morning Prayer and Litany (said)
10.00am The Easter Preparation:
we clean, scrub and polish the church.
Sunday 1 April EASTER DAY
The tomb is empty! The Lord appears to his disciples!
SIN AND DEATH ARE DEFEATED! CHRIST IS RISEN! ALLELUIA!
5.00am The Easter Vigil, Easter Ceremonies,
& First Eucharist of Easter
8.00am Holy Eucharist
9.30am Family Eucharist, Baptism and Easter Procession
11.15am Festal Choral Matins
12.30pm Holy Eucharist
5.00pm Festal Choral Evensong and Eucharist
OUR LENTEN CHARITABLE GIVING:
We’ll only grow in the Christian life if we grow in our generosity and love for those in need, so we offer these opportunities for sacrificial giving:
LONDON DIOCESAN LENT APPEAL
Once again, our main Lent giving is directed to the Diocese of London’s Appeal, Tackling Homeless Together.
More information can be found here