All Saints Boyne Hill, Maidenhead
Easter Services 2018
Our talks through Holy Week are based on the book ‘How to Pray like Jesus and the Saints” by Alfred McBride
A booklet detailing the services information can also be viewed and downloaded here.
PALM SUNDAY 25TH March
8.00 am Holy Communion with Distribution of Palms
9.45 am Shared Palm Sunday Service “The People’s Passion” with Distribution of Palms at the Desborough Suite, Town Hall, with Roughshod, from Riding Lights Theatre Company. Information about Roughshod's 10 days in Maidenhead can be found here.
6.00 pm Sundays at Six: Stations of the Cross at All Saints
MONDAY IN HOLY WEEK 26TH MARCH
7.30 pm Eucharist with Address by Jo Sheppard (Small deeds-great love-St. Therese of Lisieux)
TUESDAY IN HOLY WEEK 27TH MARCH
7.30 pm Eucharist with Address by Jeanette Lock (Praying with Mary-Mary’s Song-The Magnificat)
WEDNESDAY IN HOLY WEEK 28th MARCH
10am and 7.30pm Eucharist and Address by Fr Jeremy (Thus shall you pray-The Our Father)
MAUNDY THURSDAY 29TH MARCH
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 30TH MARCH
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 31st MARCH
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 1st 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.