Holy Week and Easter Services

Here is a list of the Holy Week and Easter services throughout the Benefice, beginning on Monday 10th April – all are welcome, bring your friends and families, or come alone, but be assured of a warm welcome! Please note that all our regular service times throughout April can be found here, or on our noticeboards and in our Parish magazines.

Holy week

Monday 10th at Hampsthwaite ~ Tuesday 11th at Killinghall ~ Wednesday 12th at Birstwith
6.30pm Compline (Night Prayer)
We join together for a short spoken service of Night Prayer

Maundy Thursday – 13th April
6.30pm Hampsthwaite Benefice Holy Communion and Stripping of the Altar

Good Friday – 14th April
11am Birstwith Walk of Witness from the Village Green and our Alternative Stations of the Cross
A family service of seeking, finding and reflecting, followed by Hot Cross Buns

2pm Killinghall An Hour at the Cross
An hour’s quiet reflection on the passion of Christ. A moving service of hearing the Passion Narrative together with recorded music

Easter Sunday – 16th April 2017

7.15am    Clint Bank Lane      Early Morning Easter Service
We greet the Easter morning by joining for a short service of praise together with our Methodist friends

8.30am    Hampsthwaite       Easter Sunday Holy Communion
A traditional service of Holy Communion from the Book of Common Prayer to celebrate Easter morning

9.30am    Killinghall        Easter Sunday Holy Communion
The joy of Easter, shared in Holy Communion, praising God in word and song

9.30am    Birstwith        Easter Sunday Holy Communion
Family Communion, music, retelling the story and the delight of Easter together

11am    Hampsthwaite      Easter Sunday Holy Communion
The wonder of Easter Sunday, celebrating our Lord’s glorious resurrection in joyful song and praise