Holy Week 2016 is upon us. From all at St John’s, Dumfries,
wherever you may be, we wish you blessings for this special time of year when we remember the sacrifice our Lord made for us and celebrate his resurrection. Happy Easter everyone.
Below is the services at St John’s and other churches, organised by Dumfries Christian Network, that you may like to attend.
Services for Holy Week 2016
Palm Sunday 20 March: 11am – Sunday Eucharist with the distribution of Palms and reading of the Passion.
Monday 21 March: 7.30pm – Dumfries Christian Network Holy Week service at St Andrew’s RC, Brooke Street.
Tuesday 22 March: 7.30pm – DCN Holy Week service at St Michael’s & South, St Michael’s Street.
Wednesday 23 March: 7.30pm – DCN Holy Week service at Glen Aros Church, Steele Avenue.
Maundy Thursday 24 March: 7.30pm – Holy Communion and Stripping of the Altar; 9pm – Watch of the Passion (until midnight).
Good Friday: 10.30am – Walk of Witness starting from Troqueer Parish Church & finishing at the Fountain on Dumfries High Street at noon for a short service.
Good Friday: Noon: Traditional Devotions at St John’s led by Bishop Gregor
Good Friday: 4pm: Veneration of the Cross and The Communion, St John’s
Good Friday: 7.30pm – DCN Holy Week service at Troqueer Parish Church, Troqueer Road
Holy Saturday: 7.30pm – Ceremonies of the Easter vigil with Affirmation of Holy Baptism for Confirmation & Renewal, St John’s
Easter Sunday: 8am: DCN Sunrise service, Mill Green, next to the River Nith.
Easter Sunday: 11am – Family Sung Eucharist, St John’s