Holy Week and Easter at St Paul's


This year's Holy Week Services are a little different to usual!

You can still join us online for the big moments during Holy Week,

which will be broadcast on our YouTube channel.

To join in at home, you can also look at the resources on our Prayers page.



Palm Sunday, 5th April


10am Palm Sunday procession and Liturgy from the Deanery

including the Passion Narrative, and a full NZPB Eucharist, with music from Vierne, Gibbons and Grayston Ives.

The Bright Lights Sunday School also have a Palm Sunday edition here,

and via their facebook page at www.facebook.com/DunedinBrightLights


  7pm Palm Sunday Choral Evensong

including music by Trepte, Bevan, Wood, and Poulenc, sung by our own choir and the choir of Newcastle Cathedral.


Monday to Wednesday of Holy Week,  6th-8th April

                   Reflections for each day of Holy Week from Dr Michael Godfrey.



Maundy Thursday, 9th April


8pm Eucharist and Maundy Thursday liturgy from the Deanery.

The order of service is downloadable here.


Good Friday, 10th April


1.15pm The Three Hour Devotion - available on YouTube here.

8pm Online Tenebrae service prepared by Ruth, Bruce and Jeanette 


Holy Saturday, 11th April

8pm the Easter Vigil and Service of Light

including the lighting of the new paschal candle, and readings and music from our choir and congregation.

Order of Service downloadable here.


Easter Sunday, 12th April


9am Bright Lights Sunday School Easter Special on YouTube



10am Sung Festival Eucharist from the Deanery

including readings from our congregation and music from our Cathedral Choir.

You can find the order of service here.


 7.30pm Easter Sunday Choral Evensong

including new music and a virtual performance from our Cathedral Choir.

Download the order of service here.



A huge thank you to Radio New Zealand, Regent Records, Sarah MacDonald,

and the choirs of Selwyn College, Cambridge and Newcastle Cathedral UK,

for making our Holy Week and Easter Broadcasts possible!





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