Easter church services in Suffolk

Details of Easter church services

Details of Easter church services

Easter is an important part of the Christian calendar, it is when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

There are additional services at most churches to allow for worship during this period.

St Edmundsbury Cathedral

Sunday, March 29 - Palm Sunday

10am Sung Eucharist and Procession of the Palms


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Monday, March 30

10am to midday - Messy Cathedral

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Monday, March 30 and Tuesday, March 31

7pm Sung Eucharist with address

Wednesday, April 1

3.30pm Choral Evensong - Live broadcast by BBC Radio 3

Thursday, April 2

11.30am Chrism Eucharist

7pm Solemn Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper with address, followed by Procession to the Altar of Repose and Vigil until midnight

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

10.30am Churches Together Walk of Witness from the Cathedral

Midday Good Friday readings, meditations and hymns

2pm Good Friday liturgy

4pm Children’s service

7pm Good Friday poetry reflection

Saturday, April 4 - Easter Eve

6.30pm Easter vigil, proclamation, blessing of the Easter fire, confirmation and first Eucharist of Easter

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

8am Holy Communion

10am Festal Eucharist

3.30pm Festal Evensong and farewell to Bishop David

St Mary Le Tower, Ipswich

Sunday, March 29 - Palm Sunday

8am Holy Communion

10.30am United Palm Sunday service at Christ Church, Tacket Street

6.30pm Choral Evensong

Monday, March 30

Midday Holy Communion

9pm Compline and address at Bishop’s Chapel (14 Park Road)

Tuesday, March 31

Midday Holy Communion

9pm Compline and address at Bishop’s Chapel (14 Park Road)

Wednesday, April 1

10.30am Holy Communion

9pm Compline and address at Bishop’s Chapel (14 Park Road)

Thursday, April 2

7pm Celebration of the Last Supper and Watch of Prayer

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

10.30am United Walk of Witness from Christ Church, Tacket Street

Midday to 3pm Good Friday devotions

Midday Reflections of the cross, hymns, address, silent prayer

1.30pm Liturgy of the Passion, choral service with Holy Communion

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

6am Sunrise Easter celebration, followed by breakfast

8am Holy Communion

9.30am Choral Matins

10.30am Easter Eucharist

St Mary’s Parish Church, Woodbridge

Thursday, April 2

8pm Celebration of the Last Supper

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

Midday to 3pm Service of devotions

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

8am Holy Communion

10am Parish Eucharist with choir

6.30pm Evensong for festival, with choir

St Mary’s Catholic Parish

St Mary’s Church, St Mary’s Road, Ipswich and The Church of the Holy Family and St Micheal, Main Road, Kesgrave

Sunday, March 29 - Palm Sunday

9.15am Palm Sunday service at Holy Family and St Michael’s

9am, 10.30am and 6pm Palm Sunday service at St Mary’s

Monday, March 30

10am Mass in Polish and English at St Mary’s

Tuesday, March 31

9.15am Mass at St Mary’s

Wednesday, April 1

10am Mass at Holy Family and St Michael’s

7pm Chrism Mass in St John the Baptist Cathedral, Norwich

Thursday, April 2

3pm Children’s Service at St Mary’s

7.30pm Evening Mass of the Lord’s supper at St Mary’s

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

11am Children’s Service at St Mary’s

Midday Stations of the cross in Holy Family and St Michael’s

3pm The Solemn Commemoration of the Passion of the Lord at both churches

7.30pm Stations of the Cross at St Mary’s

Saturday, April 4

8pm Easter Vigil at St Mary’s

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

9am, 10.30am and 6pm Mass for Easter Day at St Mary’s

9.15am Mass for Easter Day at Holy Family and St Michael’s

St Clements Congregational Church, Back Hamlet, Ipswich

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

10.45am Celebrate Easter - all welcome

The Methodist Church, Ipswich

Alan Road church

Thursday, April 2

7.30pm Service led by Deacon Georgina Brooks

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

11am Joining Landseer Road

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

10.45am Communion

6.30pm Joining Museum Street

Bramford Road church

Thursday, April 2

7pm Ecumenical Passover meal at All Saints Church, Chevallier Street

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

10am Good Friday service

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

6am Sunrise service at Broomhill Park, followed by breakfast at Bramford Road

11am Communion service

6.30pm Joining Museum Street

Chantry

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

9.30am Easter Day service

Landseer Road

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

11am Good Friday service

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

11am Communion service

Museum Street church

Thursday, April 2

7pm United service, joined by Christchurch, Tacket Street

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

9.30am Good Friday service followed by the Walk of Witness

Sunday, April 5 - Easter Sunday

10.45am Communion service

6.30pm Easter Day service

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