Holy Week and Easter 2017

Holy Week and Easter 2017

Palm Sunday – Holy Communion

Palm Crosses

Palm Crosses

Sunday 9th April – 10.15am

Our traditional Palm Sunday Service where we celebrate Christ’s entry into Jerusalem before starting his final week of ministry. Service starts with a palm cross parade and includes a dramatic reading of the Passion.

Maundy Thursday – Holy Communion

Thursday 13th April – 7.30pm

Maundy Thursday is one of the most holy days of the Christian year. It is when we remember Christ’s promise to us, it is the moment when Jesus gave us the Eucharist as our main act of worship and it is the service when he washed the feet of his disciples and set us the example of how to live as Christians.

Good Friday Services

Friday 14th April – 11am (United Service in South Oxhey Precinct)

Friday 14th April – 2.30pm (Service at All Saints’ Church)

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Please join us as we remember the sacrifice that Jesus made for us as he suffered on the cross to save our sins. Good Friday is also one of the holiest days in our calendar and it is important that as Christians we all observe it seriously.

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There is no Easter without Maundy Thursday or Good Friday.

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Easter Day – Holy Communion

Sunday 16th April – 10.15am

Pascal Candle

Pascal Candle

Come and join the celebration of Jesus’ resurrection . The service will start outside with the lighting of the Pascal Candle from a fire. The lit candle will then be carried into the church symbolising the light of Christ coming into the world.

This will be an All Age service.

Our Easter Service will be followed by:

Decorated Egg Competition: Once again we will be holding a decorated egg competition so get those creative juices flowing. Decorate a hard-boiled egg and bring it along on Easter Day and you could win an Easter egg.

Easter Scavanger Hunt: After the service, the children can let off some energy and join the hunt for some sweet treats.

Easter Eggs

Easter Eggs

Easter Monday Pilgrimage to St. Albans Abbey

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Walk – Depart from Carpenders Park Station at 9am

Picnic – Meet in the Abbey Gardens from 1pm

Service – St Albans Abbey at 3pm (parade into Abbey from 2pm)

Each year a group of us have joined in the Easter Monday Pilgrimage to St. Albans. We have always had a wonderful time! We go into the Abbey and join over a thousand other people for a tremendous service. Come along and share in the joy of the risen Lord!

Some of us will walk to the Abbey (an 11 mile walk). We are planning to leave All Saints’ at 9am, getting to St Albans for around 1pm. If the full 11 miles is too much, you can meet us at Bricket Wood Station (parking available) at around 11:30 for the final 4 miles or just meet us outside the Abbey for a picnic before the service (picnic may be moved inside the Abbey depending on the weather).

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Lent 2017

Ash Wednesday Service

Wednesday 28th February 2016 at 7:30pm

Oxhey Chapel

Oxhey Chapel

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Lent is a very important time in the Christian calendar as we journey towards the Cross and Resurrection. It is also a time of penitence and our Lenten journey begins at the Ash Wednesday Service of Holy Communion.

This year the service will be a short said service held in Oxhey Chapel – starting at 7.30pm.  Please come along to this lovely service – there is no better way to begin Lent and to prepare for the events of the cross and Easter.

Lent Course

Thursdays at 11:30am weekly starting 9th March

or Fridays at 8:00pm weekly starting 10th March

Lent is a time of study, prayer and reflection. If you would like to join in some form of study and discussion during Lent then join us for one of our Lent Groups.

This year we will be using the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland course that can be downloaded from their website.  There will two sessions each week Thursday morning 11.30am – 12.30pm (with lunch for those who wish to stay) and Friday evening 8.00pm at 14 The Hoe. A sign up list with the available times will be in our foyer after our Sunday morning service.

Everyone is welcome. We all need to learn more about our faith and to grow together in Christ – please consider joining us for this Lent course.

Mothering Sunday – Breakfast Service

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Our next Breakfast Service will be on Mothering Sunday (26th March). Take it easy and let us supply your breakfast.

As usual we will all share breakfast together at 10:15am followed by Holy Communion with activities for all the family.

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Holy Week and Easter Dates

  • Palm Sunday – 9th April
  • Maundy Thursday – 13th April
  • Good Friday – 14th April
  • Easter Sunday – 16th April

Christmas Services 2016

Advent and Christmas Services 2016

Lessons and Carols in Oxhey Chapel

Sunday 18th December at 4pm

This Service will be held in in Oxhey Chapel (may be transferred to main church in the event of very cold weather).

Traditional Bible readings interspersed with your favourite carols. This service is followed with mince pies, tea and coffee in the main church. Wrap up warm as there is no heating!

This service is particularly suitable for families.

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Christingle Service

Christmas Eve (Saturday 24th December) at 4 pm

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Crib

This beautiful service is especially for the little ones – it is their opportunity to learn about the real meaning of Christmas. They will sing sing traditional carols to the light of their candles and be able to take part in a nativity play. We especially welcome children but all ages can really enjoy this lovely moment before Christmas. Come along and bring a neighbour!

This service is particularly suitable for families and young children.

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Candle Lit Midnight Mass

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Christmas Eve (Saturday 24th December) at 11:30pm

Come and celebrate at this traditional service as we wait by the manger for the birth of Jesus on Christmas morning.

A candle lit service of Holy Communion with traditional carols.

Christmas Day Family Communion

Christmas Day (Sunday 25th December) at 10am

Come and welcome the birth of Jesus at our Christmas morning family service with traditional carols. Please bring along and show us one of the presents you have received.

This service is particularly suitable for families.

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