CONGREGATIONS across Littlehampton are preparing to celebrate Easter.
One of the highlights will be the Good Friday Walk of Witness tomorrow (April 18), from 10.15-10.50am in the pedestrian precinct. Church members will follow the cross from The Arcade to the garden of the United Church, through the Friday market.
Other events include:
All Saints (C of E), Wick Street, Wick: tomorrow – meditation at noon, followed by a bring and share lunch. Sunday – communion, 8am and 10am.
Arun Community Church: tomorrow – interactive/meditative prayer at the Wickbourne Centre, Clun Road, from 7am-9pm. Sunday – celebration from 10.30am-noon at The Littlehampton Academy.
Littlehampton Baptist Church, Fitzalan Road: today – the Gospel of Matthew, 6pm; communion, 7.15pm. Tomorrow – service at 11.30am. Sunday – sunrise service, 7am (at the coastguard tower on the seafront); family service, 10.30am.
Parkside Evangelical Church, St Flora’s Road: today – communion service, 7.30pm. Sunday – Easter celebration, 10.30am; evening service, 6.30pm.
St Catherine’s (Catholic), Beach Road: tomorrow, celebration of the Lord’s passion, 3pm. Saturday – blessing of first fruits, 11am; Easter vigil and first mass of Easter, 8.15pm. Sunday – Easter mass, 11am.
St James’ (C of E), East Ham Road: today – the Lord’s supper, 7.30pm. Tomorrow – children’s workshop from 10am-noon at church hall; Stations of the Cross, 1.30pm; the Passion of The Lord, 2pm. Saturday – Easter vigil, 7.30pm. Sunday – service at 10.30am.
St Joseph’s Convent (Catholic), East Street: today – mass of the Lord’s Supper, 6.30pm. Friday – celebration of the Lord’s passion, 3pm; Stations of the Cross, 7pm. Saturday – Easter vigil and first mass, 7pm. Sunday – mass, 10.30am.
St Mary’s (C of E), Church Street,: today – mass of the Lord’s Supper, 8pm, followed by watch to midnight. Tomorrow – Stations of the Cross for children, 10am; conducted meditation, noon; Stations of the Cross, 1pm; liturgy of the Passion, 2pm. Saturday – vigil and first mass of Easter, 8.30pm. Sunday – eucharist, 8am; parish eucharist, 10am; solemn evensong and benediction, 6pm.
St Mary Magdalene (C of E), Lyminster: today – commemoration of Last Supper, 7.30pm. Tomorrow – The Way of the Cross, 2pm. Saturday – craft morning for young people, 10am. Sunday – communion of the resurrection, 8am; family communion, 11am.
Society of Friends (Quakers), Church Street: Sunday – meeting, 10.30am.
United Church (URC and Methodist), High Street: today – supper and communion, 7pm. Tomorrow – meditation (with walk of witness option), 10am. Sunday – celebration and communion, 10.30am.