Holy Week and Easter

During Holy Week (the week leading up to Easter), we are aiming to have a variety of services being held both inside and outside of church, and also services via Zoom. 

For any services held in church (shown below highlighted), due to social distancing impacting the capacity of our churches, places will need to be prebooked, this can be done using the online booking form.

HOLY WEEK Monday 29 March

8pm Stations of the Cross via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84012280923?pwd=anZ2Y1BxVEtza08xOGlyclAwTEgwQT09
Meeting ID: 840 1228 0923 & Passcode: 040404

Tuesday 30 March

8pm Film discussion "The Shawshank Redemption" via Zoom

Wednesday 31 March

10am Midweek Service via Zoom

Maundy Thursday 1 April

11am Chrism Eucharist with renewal of the clergy ordination vows (Winchester Cathedral via Livestream)

8pm the Last Supper Holy Communion (Hook) also via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85217620782?pwd=OWMxLy93MkVvZ3JwSUpFTkhkSDBBQT09
Meeting ID: 852 1762 0782 & Passcode: 212121

Good Friday 2 April

9am Stations of the Cross via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84012280923?pwd=anZ2Y1BxVEtza08xOGlyclAwTEgwQT09
Meeting ID: 840 1228 0923 & Passcode: 040404

10am Liturgy of the Cross (Hook)

2.00pm Good Friday Meditation (Mattingley)

There will also be an online Meditation - spoken word & music available for you to listen to from your home

Easter Sunday 4 April

6:30am Sunrise Outdoor Holy Communion (Hook)

8:30am Easter Communion (Mattingley)

10.00am Easter Worship via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85217620782?pwd=OWMxLy93MkVvZ3JwSUpFTkhkSDBBQT09
Meeting ID: 852 1762 0782 & Passcode: 212121

10:30am Easter Communion (Heckfield)

2-4pm Rotherwick Outdoor Family Easter Fun -
Beyond the Egg

6:00pm Easter Communion (Hook) also via Zoom
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85217620782?pwd=OWMxLy93MkVvZ3JwSUpFTkhkSDBBQT09
Meeting ID: 852 1762 0782 & Passcode: 212121

the cross - Pete Linforth from Pixabay

We extend a warm welcome to you all to join us in worship during Holy Week and Easter.

Holy Week is the most important week of the year, in which we go with Jesus on the road to the Cross and Resurrection. The emphasis is on participation and doing - being part of the drama as it is told and enacted through the week. Doing helps deepen our understanding of what Jesus did for us.

Palm Sunday

On Palm Sunday at our morning service we begin the journey, as Jesus rides into Jerusalem on a donkey.

Easter Sunday

We do not know when Jesus rose from the dead, all we know is that when the women went to the tomb on Easter morning, that the tomb was empty. If Good Friday is the most serious day, then the Easter Day is certainly the most splendid and joyful moment.

We light the Easter or Paschal Candle as Christ is proclaimed as the light of the world.

We renew our baptismal vows together because baptism of christening is into the death and resurrection of Jesus. We then celebrate the Eucharist and our Risen Lord.

Image by Raheel Shakeel from Pixabay    (crosses)