Alton Webteam: March 2016
Details of our Easter services this year are as below and we encourage everyone to join us as we mark His journey through Holy Week.
24th March Maundy Thursday — PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF TIME.
A GAP service in the Church of the Holy Rood, Holybourne at 8:00pm. This will be a reflective communion service and there will be the opportunity for those who wish to have their feet washed.
25th March — Good Friday
9:00am A service for Good Friday
10:30am Ecumenical Walk of Witness starting from the Harvest Church travelling to Alton Methodist Church, All Saints', the Market Square and finishing at St. Lawrence Church where there will be refreshments served after a short act of worship. Everyone is welcome as we witness to our town.
27th March — Easter Day
10:00am Easter Morning service including Holy Communion and the transformation of our Lenten Cross — please bring a flower(s) with you.
6:30pm Easter Evening service with Holy Communion
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