Churnside Benefice

The Parishes of
South Cerney with Cerney Wick,
Siddington and Preston

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Holy Week and Easter

Services in the Churnside Benefice during Holy Week and Easter 2020

Service sheets for these services will be posted shortly (updated Holy Saturday, 11th April)

Monday 6th April

7.30pm Compline with meditation

Tuesday 7th April

7.30pm Compline with meditation

Wednesday 8th April

7.30pm Compline with meditation

Thursday 9th April - Maundy Thursday

7.30pm Informal Maundy Thursday worship - Service Sheet

Friday 10th April - Good Friday

We had planned to run Messy Easter for families this morning at All Hallows Church, but so families don't miss out we are sharing resources we have found on the Messy Church Facebook page.

2pm Meditations at The Foot of The Cross - Service Sheet

Saturday 11th April - Holy Saturday

As we are not able to make Easter Gardens in our church this year I invite you to make an Easter Garden at home instead. We make them in church as a reminder of Jesus' resurrection and the conquering of life over death.

7.30pm Easter Vigil. We have two resources for our worship:-

  An order of service for you to follow.

  A video of the Renewal of Baptismal Promises to use at the relevant moment in the service.

Sunday 12th April - Easter Sunday

At 7am I will be lighting the Easter Candles in the Vicarage Garden. A witness that the light of Christ is so strong that nothing, not even death, can put it out. Why not join me by lighting a candle in your garden at the same time?

10am - Garden Singing
Join with others across the country in singing "Jesus Christ is Risen Today" and "Thine be the Glory" outside for all to hear.

10.30am Easter Day Worship
You are invited to join us at home as we celebrate with joy the resurrection of Jesus.

We have three resources for our worship:-

  An order of service for you to follow.

  A video of the Easter Day Sermon.

  A video of the Prayers for Easter Day.