EASTER IN CLITHEROE
All of our churches welcome you to celebrate Easter this year.
Joint services and events
All free entry and no booking required
Wednesday 13th April
7 pm at Trinity Methodist Church: ‘The Vigil’ – an Easter play in 3 acts.
Good Friday 15th April
10.30 am at St. Mary Magdalene’s: ‘The Cross of Christ” – a devotion for choir and congregation, followed by the Walk of Witness to the Castle grounds.
12 noon Short open air service near the Castle gates.
Services at individual churches
All Holy Week (and Easter week too)
St. Paul’s Low Moor and Christ Church Chatburn
“Experience Easter Outside” - Reflect on the Easter story as you journey round the church grounds. Leaflet available from each church.
Maundy Thursday 14th April
12.30 pm at the United Reformed Church: Short service of reflection followed by optional soup lunch.
7 pm at St. Michael and St. John’s: Mass of the Lord’s Supper
7.30 pm at St. Paul’s Low Moor: Holy Communion
Good Friday 15th April
10.30 am at St. Mary Magdalene’s: Joint service - see above
10.30 am at St. James’: interactive Family Service with games, crafts and activities
11 am at St. Mary’s Sabden: Stations of the Cross
11 am at St. Hubert’s Dunsop Bridge: Stations of the Cross
1 – 3 pm at the Salvation Army: Vigil at the Cross with Prayer Stations and Easter videos
2pm at St James': An hour at the cross with readings and reflections
3 pm at St. Michael and St. John’s: The Passion of the Lord
Holy Saturday, 16th April
2pm-4pm in Clitheroe Castle Grounds: The Wonder of Easter - explore the events of Holy Week with those who were there, through drama and multisensory activities. Resourced by St. James’ church.
6.30 pm at St. Michael and St. John’s: Easter Vigil
Easter Day, Sunday April 17th
Parish of Our Lady of the Valley
8 am at St. Hubert’s Dunsop Bridge: Mass
9.30 am at St Michael and St. John’s Clitheroe: Mass
11 am at St. Mary’s Sabden: Mass
Benefice of Clitheroe, Chatburn and Downham
St. Mary Magdalene’s Clitheroe: 8 am Holy Communion; 10 am Family Sung Eucharist;
6.30 pm Evening Prayer
St. Paul’s Low Moor: 9.30 am Holy Communion
Christ Church Chatburn: 11 am Holy Communion (breakfast available from 9 am)
St. Leonard’s Downham: 11.15 am Holy Communion
Trinity Methodist Church
10 am: All age service with Holy Communion
9.30 am: Prayer Breakfast; 11 am: Easter Worship
9 am: Holy Communion; 10.30 am: Family Service with Holy Communion
Clitheroe United Reformed Church
10.30 am: Easter service with Holy Communion
Clitheroe Community Church
10 am: Messy Church All-age Easter worship. Children’s activities and Hot Cross Buns