Lent is the period of 40 days which comes before Easter. It is a season of reflection and preparation before the celebrations of Easter Day. By observing the 40 days of Lent, Christians replicate Jesus Christ’s sacrifice and withdrawal into the desert for 40 days. How are we to mark our observance of Lent in…
Christians gather at Huddersfield Parish and then follow a cross around the town centre. A hundred or so individuals witness to the death of Jesus upn that cross. Come and share this solemn occasion.
PALM SUNDAY TRIUMPHAL ENTRY INTO JERUSALEM Sunday 9th April 10.00 am At St Peter’s on Palm Sunday we will be witnesses to Jesus arriving in Jerusalem – walking (weather permitting) around St. Peter’s garden and back in to church. We shall process behind a donkey (a donkey masked child) and offer palm crosses to those…
The Programme of Holy Week & Easter Services at Huddersfield Parish Church Please note Sunday 2nd April the Messiah Concert begins at 2.30pm.
Churches Together in Huddersfield Town Centre walked, read scripture, carried a cross and witnessed to this most holy of days. (And the sun shone.)
St Peter’s Church is prepared. An Easter Garden set, a resurrection cross (the Christmas tree with Advent prayers) is ready for flowers tomorrow, the Paschal candle is dressed and the High Altar is radiant. We wait for the resurrection dawn.
The Usual 12.35pm Wednesday Holy Communion and then…..
8.00am BCP Communion 3.00pm Choral Evensong
We began our Palm Sunday service outside in St. Peter’s Garden. Our palm crosses were blessed and we processed back into church. Congregation and children’s church then focussed on washing and Jesus command to wash each other.