Holy Week 9 to 16 April 2017

Holy Week

Sunday 9th to Sunday 16th April

The most solemn week of the Christian year, Holy Week is the week leading up to Easter and is the week during which Christians particularly remember the last week of Jesus's life.  Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday.




Palm Sunday Eucharist Service, 9th April at 9:45 a.m.  

Starts outside near the Green.

The Eucharist begins outside with a Palm Sunday procession, with a donkey, that we all follow, walking around the Green, below the church, and then the donkey goes on its way along the road while we go into church for the Eucharist service which starts at 10 a.m.  Palm crosses will be given out at the service. Children are also very welcome!




Stations of the Cross, Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th April

6 p.m. 

Takes place inside the church.

Come and join us with a reflection and prayer at each staion of the cross.  

All are welcome.




Holy Communion, Wednesday 12th April at 10:15 a.m.

This is a lovely gentle Holy Communion service that takes place in the altar area of the church.




Maundy Thursday - 13th April at 7 p.m.

Eucharist of the Last Supper with washing of the feet (after which, a vigil until midnight)




Good Friday - 14th April at 10 a.m.  The Passion Play 

Takes place inside the church 

"We Were There!" The Dramatic Story of the Passion of Christ

Musicians and singers will be accompaning the dramatic action








Good Friday - 14th April at 2 p.m. 

"At the Foot of the Cross"  A Liturgy for Good Friday

Led by Barry Sugg






Easter Day


Easter Sunday Holy Communion, 16th April at  8 a.m.


Easter Sunday Eucharist Service,  16th April at 10 a.m.  

Festival Eucharist service, with the blessing of the Paschal Candle.  Children are very welcome. 



and straight after the Easter Day service...


Children's Easter Egg Hunt and Craft Activities!

Easter Sunday, 11 am in and around the Church

After the service there will be a Grand Village Easter Egg Hunt and children's craft activities at 11 am in St. Wulfran's Church

Whatever the weather!

Follow the clues to discover the hidden eggs and join in Easter craft activities in the church.  Quiz for bigger brains.  Outdoors if weather permits, or inside the church if not.  

Entry Free!

Donations welcome!




Past Events
Webpage icon Bishops Visit
Webpage icon Celtic and Taize Evening Service 12 March 2017
Webpage icon Christmas Faire
Webpage icon Easter Egg Hunt
Webpage icon Harvest Festivities
Webpage icon Ladies Lunch Club - Men too!
Webpage icon Lent and Holy Week 2017
Webpage icon Lent Course: Interpreting the Bible 13, 20 and 27 March 2017
Webpage icon Lent Lunch 18 March 2017
Webpage icon Lent Services and Events - 1st March to 8th April 2017
Webpage icon May Camp - Annual Youth Event, 26-29 May 2017
Webpage icon Morning Bible Study -NEW!
Webpage icon Mozart Requiem sung by the Ovingdean Singers, 2 April at 7:30 pm
Webpage icon Organ Fund
Webpage icon Past Events
Webpage icon Sunday 8th January
Webpage icon The Parish Vision
Webpage icon The Passion of Christ - Musical at 10am 14 April 2017
Webpage icon Vicarage Tea Party