HOLY WEEK IN COWAL

Written by on 23/03/2016

Holy Week Schedule 2

As we all know Holy Week is the annual Christian observance commemorating Jesus’ last week on earth and the events leading up to his resurrection on Easter Sunday.

It is also the final week of Lent, and the week prior to Easter Sunday.
Holy Week commences on Palm Sunday and includes the Christian observances and solemn holidays of Holy Thursday (Maundy Thursday), Good Friday and Holy Saturday (often referred to – wrongly – as Easter Saturday).

Holy Week does not include Easter Sunday. Easter Sunday immediately follows Holy Week and is its culmination – a day of joyous celebration.

Churches throughout  Cowall celebrate Holy Week and Easter in many different was here is some of the local activities as published on the DCR97.4fm WHAT’S ON page

holy week schedule

22nd March 2016 – Tuesday

Easter Labyrinth in Innellan Village Hall, soup and sandwich lunch available from 10 am till 4pm

Worship in the High Kirk at 11am

Easter at  DCR 97.4FM  6.00pm Pastor Norman Wright from the New Life Christian Fellowship talks about Easter

Worship in Holy Trinity Episcopal Church at 7pm

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23rd March 2016 – Wednesday

Worship in the High Kirk at 11am

Easter at DCR97.4FM   5.00pm Captain John Colman talks about Easter

Stations of the Cross Ecumenical Service in St Mun’s Roman Catholic Church at 7pm

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24th March 2016 – Maundy Thursday 

Children’s Stations of the Cross led by the Children of St Mun’s Primary at 10am in St Mun’s Church

Worship in the High Kirk at 11am

Eucharist with hand/foot washing, followed by stripping of the altar, the church will be open late for those wishing to observe vigil at 5.30pm in Holy Trinity

Living  Lords Supper Kirn and Sandbank Parish Churches combine at Kirn Parish Church in this dramatic re-enactment.  Come and Witness this moving event at 7pm. Service conducted by Rev R. SCOTT,MA.,B.D,

Mass of Our Lords Supper at 7pm in St Mun’s Church

Maundy Thursday Communion Service  at 7.00pm Dunoon St John’s Rev RUTH GRIFFITHS

Maundy Thursday Communion Service  at 7.00pm- united Communion Service in  Strone Church. This service will end in silence , but opportunity will be given to ‘linger’ and reflect Rev DAVID MILL Rev JOE STEWART,L.Th

Watching at altar of respose till night prayer at 10 pm in St Mun’s Church

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25th March 2016 – Good Friday 

Morning Prayer at 10am in St Mun’s Church

Worship in the High Kirk at 11am

Vigil in Kilmun  12noon to 3.00pm Rev DAVID MILL Rev JOE STEWART,L.Th

Commemeration of Our Lords Passion at 3pm in St Mun’s Church

Private Meditation and prayer 4.00pm to 8.00pm with opportunityto refect on ‘Stations’

Worship in Kirn Parish Church at 7pm with Rev RUTH GRIFFITHS

Stations of the Cross service led by the women of the parish at 7pm in St Mun’s Church

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26th March 2016 – Saturday

Morning Prayer at 10am in St Mun’s Church

Easter Walk of Witness meet in St John’s Church Gardens at 2pm with Easter Hymn Singing . 2.15pm Walk along Argyll Street, Celebrating Easter in Argyll Gardens at 2.30pm

The Meaning of Easter  Gospel Rally with Cowal Baptist Church and the New Life Christian Fellowship at 7.00pm Senior Citizens Hall Alfred Street

Vigil and Service of Light ending with a sung eucharist (please note incense will be used in this service) at 8pm in Holy Trinity

Easter Vigil in St Mun’s Church at 8pm

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27th March 2016 – Easter Sunday

Sunrise Service at 6.30am Castle Hill

Mass at 9am in St Mun’s Church

Easter Service in Toward Church at 10 am

Easter Day Family Eucharist with Childrens activities and Easter Egg Hunt at 10.30 am in Holy Trinity

Mass at 11am in St Mun’s Church

Easter Service In the High Kirk at 11am

Easter Service in Innellan Church at 11.30am

Easter Songs of Praise in the High Kirk at 7pm

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