Easter Services 2017

Christ Church, Lancaster

Family events and services Easter 2017

 You will be made very welcome to any of these services and events and hope that you may join us. Children of any age are very welcome to these events too.


Sunday 9th April Palm Sunday

10-30 Parade Service and Family Eucharist. The procession begins at 10-15 in Wyresdale Road entrance to Williamson Park.


Monday 10th April

6-30pm Stations of the Cross

7-00pm said Eucharist


Tuesday 11th April

6-30pm Stations of the Cross

7-00pm Healing Service


Wednesday 12th April

6-30pm Stations of the Cross

7-00pm said Eucharist


13th April Maundy Thursday

7-00 pm Festival Eucharist with Stripping of the Altars. This is followed by a Vigil until midnight – please feel free to join in for however long you are able to.


14th April Good Friday

9-30am Stations of the Cross

10-00am Children’s activities and worship including hot cross buns and Easter egg hunt in the church grounds

2-00pm Good Friday Solemn Liturgy – families and older children very welcome.


Saturday 15th April Holy Saturday

7-00pm A short service that begins in the church grounds with a bonfire from which the Easter candle is lit. We take the lit candle into a dark church to symbolise the hope of Easter before listening to short Bible readings looking forward to the resurrection.


Sunday 16th April Easter Day

Services at 8-30 and 10-30.

Easter eggs for everyone!


We hope that you will make a special effort to attend some of these special services, especially on Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, as well as Easter Day itself.

You will be made very welcome!


Key Contacts

The Vicar: Fr Phil Hudd, 1 East Road  phil.hudd@btinternet.com

Curate: Rev Susan Seed, 55 Masonfield Crescent revsusan.seed@btinternet.com

 Associate Priest: Canon Brenda Harding 66071


Shared church events:


Good Friday 12noon-1pm Walk of Witness starting in Dalton Square and finishing at Market Square

Easter Day 6-30am Sunrise service in Dalton Square followed by breakfast in the Baptist church