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[14 Mar 2018 | Leave a Comment | ]
Easter Art Display – by Falkland School children

If you are passing by the church do pop in and have a look at the display of Easter artwork up in the annexe. Falkland School was asked to design St George’s Easter Card, and the runner up was chosen for the cover of this month’s edition of the Wash Commoner.  The winners and other highly commended entries are up on display over the Easter period at St George’s.  
Rev’d Becky, who had the difficult job of selecting the winner, said that it was a challenge to pick one as all the entries were so good; ‘Its not about which picture is best but which design is right for the Easter card. Harvey’s picture of Jesus …

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[6 Feb 2017 | Leave a Comment | ]
Spring into Easter!  Easter Craft Event on 5th April.

Following the success of our summer and Christmas craft afternoons…. 
Spring into Easter!  Easter Crafts at St George’s Church
Join us for a fun afternoon of Easter inspired crafts and activities; learn how to make delicious chocolate truffles
and make your own Easter table decoration.
From 2pm on Wednesday 5th April at St George’s Church, the afternoon concludes with tea and Easter treats – do come and join the fun.

Please could you indicate by 29th March whether you would like to attend (to facilitate the purchase of materials) to pastoral@st-george-newbury.org or office@st-george-newbury.org

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[6 Mar 2016 | Leave a Comment | ]
Holy Week & Easter Services

Services at St George’s & St John’s

Palm Sunday, 20 March

Choral Evensong

Monday, 21 March


Taizé Eucharist

Tuesday, 22 March

Stations of the Cross and Eucharist

Wednesday, 23 March


Youth-led Eucharist

Maundy Thursday, 24 March


Institution of the Lord’s Supper

Institution of the Lord’s Supper

Watch to Midnight

Good Friday, 25 March

Easter Garden Service, followed by Hot Cross Buns

Good Friday Liturgy with readings, hymns and anthems

The Good Friday Liturgy

Easter Eve, 26 March

Easter Vigil

Easter Day, 27 March

First Mass of Easter

Holy Communion

Book of Common Prayer Communion

All Age Easter Service

Parish Communion

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[31 Mar 2014 | Leave a Comment | ]
Easter Services

Holy Week & Easter Services
Come & Celebrate With Us!
Palm Sunday, 29th March
9.30am Procession from Falkland Memorial, followed by Holy Communion
6.00pm Choral Evensong

Maundy Thursday, 2nd April
8.00pm Institution of the Lord’s Supper
9.30pm Watch to midnight
Good Friday, 3rd April
10.00am All Age Good Friday Service followed by Hot Cross Buns
Noon till 3pm The Three Hours Devotion – Join us for all or part of this tradition Good Friday service
Easter Day, 5th April
5.00pm Easter Vigil
5.30am First Mass of Easter
8.30am Book of Common Prayer Communion
10.00am All Age Easter Service
Other Holy Week Services
Monday 30th March
8.00pm Taizé Eucharist
Tuesday 31st March
8.00pm Stations of the Cross and Eucharist
Wednesday 1st April
9.30am Eucharist
8.00pm Youth-led Eucharist
Maundy Thursday 2nd April
2.00pm Eucharist
8.00pm Institution of the Lord’s Supper

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[14 Dec 2011 | Leave a Comment | ]
Easter Gardens

The attraction of an Easter Garden is irresistable. It can be tiny, little more than a seed tray in size,or large enough to actually walk into. Provided that scale and proportion are taken into account, the design is at the command of your imagination.
There are two key elements in an Easter Garden: the stark crosses on Calvary, and the flower filled garden with the empty sepulchre representing Christ’s utlimate triumph over death. You can create such a garden using plant materials that have traditional or folklore links with Easter.
For the starkness of Good Friday, and ideal material is the yew, symbol of mourning. One ancient Passion-tide carol tells how a group of maidens, searching for Christ, …