Why not enjoy Easter the traditional way at one of St Albans' churches?
PUBLISHED: 09:30 10 April 2017 | UPDATED: 09:30 10 April 2017
Churches across St Albans are preparing to celebrate Easter this weekend - why not join them?
Hallelujah! Christ is Risen! That’s the cry that will go up in churches across St Albans, Harpenden and the surrounding district on Easter Sunday (April 16th).
Local Christians will join with millions of others across the world to celebrate that Jesus Christ, the Son of God, rose from the dead and lives today.
The celebration comes just days after Good Friday, when Christians recall Christ’s suffering and death, and share in sombre reflection. Christ’s resurrection offers the promise of a new beginning, a fresh start in life for anyone who puts their trust in God and seeks to follow him.
Rev Peter Crumpler
Associate Minister, St Leonard’s Church, Sandridge
Dagnall Street Baptist Church - 10.15am, reflective worship
Marlborough Road Methodist Church - 10.30am, all-age worship
Hatfield Road Methodist Church - 10.30am, service of music and reflection
St Mary’s, Marshalswick - 11am - worship and activities for all ages; 1.30pm, liturgy of the day
Homewood Road United Reformed Church - 2pm, Good Friday meditation ‘Thirty Pieces of Silver’
Ridgeway Church, Sandringham School - 11am, short reflective service
St Nicholas’, Harpenden - 9.15am, all-age service
St Mary’s, Kinsbourne Green - 9am, Stations of the Cross; 4pm, children’s activity and service
All Saints, Station Road, Harpenden - 1.30pm, procession from Sauncey Wood School to All Saints followed by short act of witness.
New Testament Church of God, Fleetville Community Centre - 10am, reflective service
St Leonard’s, Sandridge - 2pm, an hour’s meditation at the Cross
St Paul’s, St Albans - 10.30am, Good Friday service and all-ages activities; 2pm, hour at the Cross reflective service
St Mary’s, Redbourn - 10am, all-ages Good Friday service; 1.30pm, Good Friday liturgy
Vineyard St Albans - 12pm, Good Friday meditation
Marshalswick Baptist Free Church - 3pm, Good Friday reflection
Thirlmere Church - 10.30am, walk of witness
St Albans Cathedral - 8.30am, morning prayer; 10am, pre-school children’s service; 12noon, three hours devotion; 5pm, evening prayer; 8pm, unity at the Cross
Spicer Street Church - 10.30am, Good Friday service
St Luke’s Church - 2pm, hour before the Cross
The Salvation Army, St Albans - 10.30am, worship
St Peter’s St Albans - 10am, Messy Church all-age service; 12 noon, meditations at the Cross; 2pm, walking the way of the Cross; 6.30pm, choral evensong
St Michael’s, St Albans - 12noon, Good Friday liturgy; 1pm, preaching the Cross; 2pm, children’s service
St Julian’s Church, Watling Street - 4pm, Good Friday children and family service
St Stephen’s Church, Watling Street - 2pm, an hour at the Cross.
SS Alban and Stephen RC Church, Beaconsfield Road - 12noon, children’s Stations of the Cross; 3pm, liturgy of The Passion; 6.30pm, Stations of the Cross; 7.20pm - Procession with the Cross to the Abbey for ecumenical service.
Dagnall Street Baptist Church - 9am, communion; 10.30am family worship; 6.30pm, evening worship
Marlborough Road Methodist Church - 8.30am, holy communion; 10.30am, all-age communion
St Albans Quaker Meeting, Upper Lattimore Road - 10.30am, peaceful meeting open to all
Hatfield Road Methodist Church - 9am, communion; 10.30am, all-age celebration; 7pm, reflective quiet service
St Mary’s, Marshalswick - 9.30am, parish eucharist with renewal of baptist vows
Trinity United Reformed Church, Beaconsfield Road - 8.30am, breakfast; 10am, worship
Park Street Baptist Church - 10.30am, all-age Easter Day celebration
Homewood Road United Reformed Church - 10.30am, Easter celebration, ‘Easter Changes Everything’
Ridgeway Church, Sandringham School - 10am, Easter Day services
St Nicholas’ Church, Harpenden - 8am, holy communion; 9.30am, sung eucharist; 11.30am, morning praise with holy communion; 6.30pm, said holy communion
St Mary’s, Kinsbourne Green - 9.30am, family communion for Easter
All Saints Church, Harpenden - 10.30am, joint worship after Easter communion
Thirlmere Church - 10.30am, Easter family celebration
New Testament Church of God, St Albans - 10.30am, holy communion
St Leonard’s, Sandridge - 10am, all-age celebration followed by Easter egg hunt
St Paul’s, St Albans - 8am, Easter Sunday holy communion; 10.30am, all-age Easter celebration with holy communion
St Mary’s, Redbourn - 6am, Easter vigil and parish breakfast; 8am, holy communion; 10am, all-age family eucharist followed by Easter egg hunt; 12noon holy communion; 6.30pm, Easter choral evensong
Vineyard Church - 9.30am, 11.30am, Easter Sunday guest services
St Albans Cathedral - 8am, eucharist with hymns; 9.30am, parish eucharist; 11.15am, matins; 6.30pm, solemn evensong
Spicer Street Church - 9.30am, 11.15am and 6.30pm, Easter Sunday services
St Luke’s, St Albans - 10.30am, Easter all-age celebration with communion
The Salvation Army, St Albans - 10.30am, worship
St Peter’s, St Albans - 9.30am, all-age holy communion; 11.15am, choral matins; 6.30pm, choral evensong
Chiswell Green United Reformed Church - 9.30am, family service
Bethany Community Church, St George’s School, Harpenden - 10.30am, dynamic guest service
St Mary’s, Childwick Green - 11.15am, festival communion
St Michael’s, St Albans - 9.30am, festival communion
St Julian’s, Abbots Avenue - 9.30am, holy communion
SS Alban and Stephen RC Church, Beaconsfield Road - 8am mass; 9.30am, mass; 11.30am, mass
St Stephen’s, Watling Street - 5.45am, dawn service; 8am, holy communion; 10am, parish Easter communion; 6.30pm, holy communion.