Holy Week and Easter

9th to 16th April 2017



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St Mary’s Wargrave


Palm Sunday 9th April
8.00am Holy Communion (1662 Book of Common Prayer)
10.30am  An all-age service will be the time when we remember Jesus' triumphant ride into Jerusalem

Good Friday 14th April
10.00am . Walk of Witness. This is an all age church family event. An opportunity to hear readings leading up to and including the first Good Friday, meet with the Church family, and join in the opportunity to reflect on the suffering of Jesus which was for us all. We start at Highfield Park at 10.00am walking down Victoria Road, Hamilton Road, Silverdale Road, School Hill, Braybrooke Road, Spring Walk, School Lane, Church Street and Mill Green. We will stop for dramatic readings and hymns along the route at Elizabeth Court and The Mount. At St. Mary's Church there will be a 10 minute service followed by refreshments and Hot Cross Buns. All are welcome  - bring your dog if (s)he needs a walk. Bikes,buggies and scooters are all welcome.

2.00pm , An hour at the Cross - devotional service with hymns, readings and commentary conducted  by the Revd John Cook.

Easter Day 16th April
8.00am Holy Communion (1662 Book of Common Prayer)
10.30am Holy Communion with special music and activities for young people including an Easter Egg hunt.
Listen again to Sean and Liz Sutcliffe reading the lessons, and John Cook's sermon on John Chapter 20, the reactions of the first visitors to the Garden Tomb on Easter Morning.
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St Peter’s Knowl Hill

Palm Sunday 9th April 
9.15 am Holy Communion 

Good Friday 14th April
10.30 am, An hour at the Cross - meditation conducted by the Revd John Cook

Easter Day 16th April
9.15am Holy Communion followed by an Easter Egg Hunt starting at 11.00 from the Royal Oak ???




Easter Lilies

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Beautiful Memories


The Easter Lilies purchased to decorate St Mary’s are not just a symbol of the new life and hope given to us in Christ’s death and resurrection; they can be a tangible and beautiful way of remembering a loved one. There is a tradition in our Church of donations being made in memory of a particular person and the money being used to buy these blooms. A list of those being remembered in this way is placed in the Church over Easter and, seeing the Church filled with these beautiful flowers on Easter Sunday morning is a very satisfying way of marking and sharing the memory of someone who is still loved and missed.


Anyone wishing to make a contribution is asked to place this, together with the name to be inscribed on the List, in an envelope marked Easter Lilies, and hand it to a sidesman or post it to St Mary’s Parish Office, Mill Green, Wargrave RG10 8EU. (Cheques should be made payable to Wargrave with Knowl Hill PCC) 
Thank you 
Sheila Williams 
Church Flower Coordinator  
0118 940 3587
 


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Mill Green,Station Road, Wargrave, Berkshire, RG10 8EU       Tel: 0118 940 2300       Email:
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