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Holy Saturday's Reflection and Music

(Watch the rest of the Holy Week Series on our YouTube Channel:
Reflections and music for Good Friday:

Easter Sunday (April 4th)

While we can't gather for our usual Dawn Campfire Communion, we have filmed a special Easter Campfire service.

If you can, bring along some chocolate... 
Watch it on demand, or join us on Zoom at 10.30am with your breakfast/snacks to catch up, sing, watching our Campfire Communion , and maybe even try your hand at a food craft.
[ For those of us from an Anglican background, the physical bread and wine, consecrated and shared in person, is a key part of our tradition, and something we deeply miss. During the pandemic, we are invited to focus on Spiritual Communion :Read about Spiritual Communion here]
Afterwards, we will be inviting you to decorate the Christmas Tree Cross with bright coloured ribbons, as a sign of hope and new life.
  • 10.30am Join us online and share Easter Greetings.
    Feel free to bring along your breakfast/Easter snacks (look in the URC Easter recipe booklet if you want ideas)
  • 10.45am Watch Party for our Campfire Communion.
    If you have chocolate to hand, the video will prompt you when to share it.
  • 11.20am Optional Breakout Rooms
    • Rachel’s Food Craft session: bring along the ingredients to make the Easter Garden Biscuits on the backpage of the URC Lent at home booklets. You will need a digestive biscuit, green icing, a jammy dodger, a mini egg, and optionally some sprinkles.

    • Chat Room: looking back over Holy Week and sharing what has struck us

  • 11.45 Final Blessing

2021 Northstowe Passion Play

Wow! You are brilliant! Thanks to everyone who helped make this video, and to all who joined our Zoom watch party on Palm Sunday when we watched the first three acts.
The final act -retelling the story of Easter morning - will premier on Sunday (and feature in our online Easter Campfire Communion service too)

Watch the videos here:
The first in our three-video Passion Play: the story YOU made. Watch on YouTube

Easter Art Trail

If you are local, why not visit our  Reflective Trail here in Northstowe.

Can't  make it in person? Don't worry, it's also all online:

Music & Reflections  for Holy Week 

YOU have made a brilliant set of music to help us walk through Holy Week together, linking into some of the themes in the Lent-at-home booklets you already have.

Sign up to our enews to get them straight in your inbox from Monday 29th March, or watch them here

Monday's Music
Music for Holy Week: Monday - Build my life
Tuesday's Music
Music for Holy Week: Tuesday - Waiting here for you
Wednesday's Music
Music for Holy Week: Wednesday- King of my heart
Thursday's Music
Music for Holy Week: Thursday- Come to the Altar
Friday's Music
Music for Holy Week: Good Friday - Forever
Saturday's Music
Music for Holy Week: Saturday- Graves into Gardens
Easter Sunday's Music
Music for Holy Week: Easter Sunday - Happy Day

Maundy Thursday (April 1st)

Join us on zoom, or on demand, for 30-40 mins of quiet reflection as we combine our familiar monthly Compline services with extracts from the Passion Play and hauntingly beautiful music.

You might like to bring a bowl of water to wash your hands with,  bread and wine to eat, during the retelling.

Good Friday (April 2nd)

Pray from where you are, or come and visit the Christmas Tree Cross (observing social distance).

Read all about it here, and watch out for more resources through the  eNews.

And while we wait for Easter Sunday...

And while you are waiting, enjoy this flashback to 2019, when we asked "What's Special about Easter?"

with Pathfinder Church Northstowe