Easter 2017

Holy Week and Easter 2017

PALM SUNDAY (9th April)
St Mary & St. Nicholas, Wilton

Holy Communion – 8.00am

Sung Eucharist and Procession of Palms: – 10.30am
Gather outside Old St. Mary’s (Market Square),
with members of Wilton Baptist Church, at 10.30 am
– Procession of Palms leads to the Parish Church
(If wet, service begins in the Parish Church at 10.45am)

St Catherine, Netherhampton
Holy Communion (BCP) – 9.30am

in St. Mary and St. Nicholas unless otherwise stated.

Monday 10th April
Morning Prayer – 9.30am
Stations of the Cross – 6.00pm

Tuesday 11th April
Morning Prayer – 9.30am

Wednesday 12th April
Morning Prayer – 9.30am
Holy Communion at St. John’s Priory – 10.30am


Chrism Mass – Salisbury Cathedral – 11.00am
(Renewal of Ministerial Vows and Blessing of Holy Oils)

“The Lord’s Supper” – Parish Church – 7.30pm
Shared meal concluding with a simple Eucharist.

GOOD FRIDAY (14th April)
Holy Communion – 9.00am
We consume Bread and Wine blessed at the Maundy Thursday Eucharist.

Good Friday Family workshop – 9.45 -10.45am
Simple craft activities in preparation for Easter.

The Way of the Cross – 11.00am
Ecumenical Procession of Witness – from the Parish Church to St Peter’s Churchyard.

Meditations on the Cross – St. Catherine’s – 11.00am

The Last Hour – 2.00pm
Meditation in words and music, led by the Parish Choir.

HOLY SATURDAY (15th April)
N.B. NO Morning Prayer today.

Vigil Service – in the Community Centre – 11.00pm
Recalling the waiting of God’s ancient people for the Messiah, and the disorientation of the disciples after Christ’s death.

Liturgy and First Eucharist of Easter – Midnight
The Easter Beacon is lit and a flame is carried to the West Door of the church for the lighting of the new Paschal Candle before the Easter Liturgy begins in the darkened church. Incense is used in this service.

EASTER DAY (16th April)

St. John’s Priory
Holy Communion (CW) – 8.00am

St Catherine, Netherhampton Holy Communion (BCP) – 9.30am

St Mary & St. Nicholas, Wilton
Parish Eucharist (CW) – 10.45am