Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, which may also be known as Passion Sunday. Traditionally, Palm Sunday commemorates the Triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Jesus's entry into Jerusalem was noted by the crowds present who shouted praises and waved palm branches as they thought of him as potential leader to ...
This booklet is intended as a resource for us to be able to continue to worship together each Sunday. We can read, reflect and pray together each Sunday either at home or in-person at your local church. We may be separated for the moment, but we can gather together in ...
St John the Baptist church is the home of the Church of England in the parish of Farrington Gurney. We have a small and welcoming community, made up both of village people and those who travel specially to worship in this beautiful and friendly church.
We occasionally hold informal cafe style services, which are particularly attractive for family members of all generations to attend together. We occasionally hold informal cafe style services, which are particularly attractive for family members of all generations to attend together.
An online book of condolence has been opened by the Church of England for His Royal Highness, Prince Philip.
Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday, which may also be known as Passion Sunday. Traditionally, Palm Sunday commemorates the Triumphal entry into Jerusalem. Jesus’s entry into Jerusalem was noted by the crowds present who shouted praises and waved palm branches as they thought of him as potential leader to restore the fortunes of the Jews.
It will be Palm Sunday this Sunday and we will begin our Holy Week in Lockdown.
I have prepared a set of family friendly resources that you can use to mark each day of Holy Week and prepare for Easter.
We are approaching the end of Lent and moving into Holy Week. We have made the decision as a Benefice to remain online with our services over Easter and begin to open our churches in line with the national timetable.
I hope that your Lent wilderness journey is taking shape and that you are seeing signs of God leading you through this time. Don’t worry if things aren’t going according to plan,
Please see the document below for the Faculty for repairs to the Church Tower Clock.
After careful discussion we have decided that we will maintain our pattern of online services until the May 17th deadline when most things are due to re-open. That way we are operating in line with the national time table and continuing a safe and cautious approach to resuming our public gatherings.
We are now into the first phase of Lent and I pray that you are finding it a useful time of reflection and growth. Remember again that this is not about success or failure,
Our focus for Lent has been on understanding our Lent time as one of both physical and spiritual practice that will allow us to deepen our relationship with God.
If you click the banner below you can view our menu of Lent activities.