Lent, Holy Week And Easter 2017
Lent, Holy Week and Easter
Please note that we do many things together with the Old Royal Naval College Chapel in this season. All services in St Alfege Church unless noted below.
Wednesdays in Lent
Journey to Jerusalem
A series of explorations into the Ministry of Jesus in words and images led by the clergy for the five following Wednesdays in the Church at 8.00pm.
March 8 Baptism Revd Pat Mann
March 15 Boat Revd Pat Mann
March 22 Wells Revd Chris Moody
March 29 Temple Revd Caroline Risdon
April 5 Vineyards and Olive Groves Revd Chris Moody
Mothering Sunday March 26
10.00am All-age Eucharist with contributions from
Children’s Church and Junior Choir
6.30pm Choral Evensong with a short talk on Francis Thompson’s Hound of Heaven by Ian Pawlby
St John’s Passion April 1
Performance of JS Bach’s St John’s Passion by the Thomas Tallis Society conducted by Eamonn Dougan.
Tickets available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/tts or at the door.
Passion Sunday April 2
Visiting Preacher at the 10am Eucharist, Canon Mark Oakley of St Paul’s, author of The Splash of Words.
Holy Week April 9 - 15
10.00am Eucharist with the Blessing of Palm Crosses and Dramatic Reading of the Passion according to St Matthew
5.30pm Choral Evensong at the ORNC Chapel
1.00pm Organ Recital in the Chapel
5.30pm Evening Prayer in Church
5.30pm Evening Prayer in Church.
7.00pm Music for Lent and Passiontide in the Chapel by the Chapel Choir including music by Lobo, Allegri and Roderick Williams (free with retiring collection).
8.00pm Eucharist with the washing of feet and stripping of the altar followed by silent vigil before the Blessed Sacrament until Midnight.
10.00am Family Service in Church
11.00am The Liturgy with Veneration of the Cross and Communion in the Chapel
12.15pm Procession of the Cross from the Chapel to the Church
12.45pm to 3.00pm
Good Friday Meditations led by
Revd Andrew Williams, University Faith Adviser at Kingston University and assistant priest in the Kingston Team Ministry.
Easter Day Sunday April 16
8.00am Holy Communion
10.00am Sung Eucharist
with Renewal of Baptismal Vows