Holy week at MCCNL

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At Easter we have a series of events which take us through the Easter story, from Jesus triumphal entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday through to Easter Sunday resurrection.

Palm Sunday Picnic and Music – Sunday 2nd April 1pm-5pm.

Palm Sunday is a traditional time to take church out of the doors of the building and into the streets. We will gather in Regent’s Park near Gloucester Gate with a picnic to share, and musical instruments so we can sing and be joyful together, just like those crowds who gathered round Jesus as he approached Jerusalem. Come and eat and sing with us. In the event of rain we do have a gazebo!

Last Supper Meal -Thursday 6th April – 7pm.

There will be a full dinner, as well as a remembrance of the last supper Jesus shared with his friends, and all that happened on that evening. (Please confirm if you are coming, so we know how much to cook).

Stations of the Cross – Good Friday – 7th April 7pm.

A contemplative service contemplating the events of Jesus’ arrest, condemnation and crucifixion.

Exsultet and Easter Vigil – Saturday 8th April from 7pm.

Beginning with a short service celebrating the Light of Christ, we will sit in vigil, through the night, around the sanctuary dressed up as the garden tomb where Jesus body lay. There will be creative ways of prayer throughout the night, and usually deep conversation! Then at sunrise we share communion and eat breakfast together before going home to get some sleep before the excitement of…

Easter Sunday ServiceSunday 9th April 6pm – Come and Celebrate the Risen Christ!