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Easter services at Christ Church

Sunday 14th April – Palm Sunday 10:45am

Join us on Palm Sunday as we celebrate with a real donkey. We will be meeting at the green barn across the field from Christ Church around 10:15am to walk with the donkey down the track and into church.

Thursday 18th April

Maundy Thursday -Tenebrae service – 7:30pm

As well as traditional foot washing, we will be having a Tenebrae service. This is an ancient Christian service that makes use of gradually diminishing light through the extinguishing of candles to symbolize the events of that week from the triumphant Palm Sunday entry through Jesus’ burial. The church will remain open for an hour after the service for all those who wish to pray silently in church.

Good Friday – 19th April

We meet at 11:30am at Christ Church for a walk of witness to the clock tower, Ormskirk.

3:00pm – Join us for An hour at the Cross in church

7pm Stainer’s crucifixion – members of the Christ Church choir will be singing Stainer’s ‘Crucifixion’. All welcome. No ticket required.

Easter Sunday 21st April

5:45 am – We are having a special Easter Sunrise service at the Green barn up the track from Christ Church. Bring your flasks all welcome. Sunrise will take place around 5:59am so make sure you’re with us to see the Easter sunrise.

8:15 Holy Communion

10:45  All Age Easter service.

IMPORTANT NOTICE PLEASE READ

Preparation of a new Electoral Roll 2019

Every six years each parish is required to prepare a new electoral roll. The Church electoral roll is the foundation of the whole structure of synodical government in the church. It contains the names and addresses of everyone who can vote at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting, which will be on Sunday 28th April.

The amended electoral roll list will be displayed 2 weeks before 28th April If you are currently on the electoral roll and wish to continue please complete the form and hand to a warden. If you are not on the electoral roll and would like to be added please see below

Who can be on the electoral roll?

To be on the electoral roll a person needs to have been baptised, be at least 16 years old and either:

  • Living in the parish and a member of the Church of England or a Church in communion with the Church of England
  • Not resident in the parish but is a member of the Church of England (or a Church with which the Church of England is in communion) and has regularly attended worship in the parish during the six months prior to enrolment
  • A member in good standing of a Church which subscribes to the doctrine of the Holy Trinity and they are prepared to declare themselves a member of the Church of England, having regularly attended worship during the six months prior to enrolment