Easter Sunday Services – 04/04/21

Happy Easter to you all! We will celebrate Easter in many different ways at St Paul’s this year. We hope that you can join in, connect and share the Easter joy! Read on to find out more…

  • Easter Sunrise Holy Communion Service

We start with our Easter Sunrise Holy Communion Service at 6.30am. This service will last for approximately half an hour and will be held outside in the church grounds. Places do not need to be booked for this service.

  • Easter Breakfast

Say hello and happy Easter from 9am at our Zoom Easter Breakfast. Stay for as long or as short a time as you wish. For Zoom login details, please get in touch via the Contact Us page.

  • Easter Worship Service with Holy Communion

Our Easter Worship Service with Holy Communion takes place in church at 10.30am. Places for this service are limited, due to Covid restrictions, and must be pre-booked by texting: 07960 626938. The service booklet, which can be used in conjunction with this service, is available to view/download here.

  • Easter Worship Service

For those not able to join us in church, we will have an online celebratory Easter worship service, with participation by congregation members, available to view on our YouTube channel from 9am on Sunday morning.

  • Shipley Christians Together Easter Service

Join us in the evening for the Shipley Christians Together Easter Service, put together by St Peter’s Church. This will be available to view on the SCT YouTube channel from 6.30pm.

Easter Prayer

Rejoice!
The stone is rolled away,
grave clothes neatly folded,
no more the smell of death,
behold the empty tomb!
Halleluia! (He is risen!)

Rejoice!
Scripture has been fulfilled,
the sting of death is gone,
the victory has been won,
behold the risen Christ!
Halleluia! (He is risen!)

Rejoice!
The curtain’s torn in two,
our God invites us in,
Christ’s sacrifice enough
to wash away our sins!
Halleluia! (He is risen!)

Easter Resources

  • Holy Week & Easter 2021: Ideas & Resources – Diocese of Leeds. Click here to view/download.
  • Zephaniah Trust Easter Activity Pack. Click here to view/download.
  • Outdoor Easter Challenge – The Blackburn Diocesan Board of Education. Click here to view/download.
  • Outdoor Easter Scavenger Hunt – The Blackburn Diocesan Board of Education. Click here to view/download.

Children & Young People’s Resources

  • Worship at Home – A national Church of England resource designed to help families have a short time of worship as a household at home. Click here to find out more.
  • Light at Home – Weekly sheets by the Diocese of Leeds to support families at home. Each sheet has a bible story, prayers, something to do together and a challenge. Click here to access these sheets.
  • Weekly@ January-April 2021: Weekly lectionary-based children’s resources aimed at 5-11 year olds. Each session includes a theme, Bible story, game, craft activity, songs and a reflection.  These resources can be printed out and used at home on a weekly basis by those who wish to do so. Click here to view/download.
  • #LiveLent God’s Story Our Story – Family Activities. Click here to view/download.

Other Worship Resources

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