All Saints Boyne Hill, Maidenhead

Easter Services 2017

 

Our talks through Holy Week are based on the book ‘The Church of Mercy” by Pope Francis

 

Palm Sunday 9th April

  8.00 am          Holy Communion with Distribution of Palms
10.00 am          Palm Procession and Parish Eucharist with Address by Fr John Chadwick

 

The Service begins in the Parish Centre and processes to the Church

 

 

  6.00 pm          Sundays at Six : Taize service for Palm Sunday at the Church of the Good Shepherd Cox Green

 

Monday in Holy Week 10th April

  7.30 pm          Eucharist with Address by Fr Jeremy

 

Tuesday in Holy Week 11th April

  7.30 pm          Eucharist with Address by Fr Jeremy

 

Wednesday in Holy Week 12th April

10am and 7.30pm Eucharist and Address by Fr Jeremy

 

Maundy Thursday 13th April

7.30 pm           Eucharist of the Last Supper and Gethsemane Watch with address by Fr Jeremy.

 

The service is followed by the Watch until midnight.

 

11.50 pm          Night Prayer - Compline

 

Good Friday 14th April

10.00 am           Morning Prayer and The Litany

11.00 am           United Walk of Witness in the Town

3.00pm             The Passion of Christ with Veneration of the Cross and address by Fr Jeremy. *

 

 * An hour at the Cross. We focus on the Crucifixion with Readings, Hymns, Reflection, Prayers, PASSION John 18.1-19.42, Veneration of the Cross, and Communion from the Reserved Sacrament, which is brought from the Altar of Repose.

The Service ends around 4.00pm. Hot Cross Buns will be served at the back of the Church.

 

Holy Saturday 15th April

8.00pm           Easter Ceremonies, lighting of the Easter Fire and First Mass of Easter followed by Easter hospitality

 

The service begins in the Parish Centre. The new fire is kindled, the Paschal Candle lit and brought into Church, for a festival of light, the Exultet is sung, Baptismal Vows are renewed and the First Mass of Easter is celebrated.

 

Easter Day 16th April   - Alleluia! Christ is Risen, He is Risen indeed, Alleluia!

  8.00 am          Holy Communion (BCP) – preacher Fr Jeremy Harris

10.00 am          The All Age Parish Eucharist with Procession during which the EasterGarden is blessed. The preacher is Fr Jeremy                            Harris, Vicar of All Saints.