Lent, Holy Week & Easter 


Ash Wednesday, 14 February 
10.30am Holy Communion with imposition of ashes
8.00pm Holy Communion said service with imposition of ashes

Lent Events
Hertford & District Churches Together: An opportunity to explore each other's churches in fellowship and raise funds for Christian Aid. Please click here see the Events poster or check the Notices page for more details.

A Quiet Day in Lent

Saturday 24 February, 10.00am - 3.00pm at 39 Port Hill, Bengeo
In the busyness of life, an opportunity to prepare and reflect in beautiful surroundings. Short reflections followed by time to relax, read or enjoy the gardens. Spaces limited - please book a place with Phil via the St Andrew's Church Office (Tel: 01992 504373 ; Email: standrew.hertford@btinternet.com). All you need to bring with you on the day is a packed lunch.


Mothering Sunday All Age Service
11 March, 10.30am
A special All Age service, with Choir and Organ, at which the children give a plant to every woman in the congregation to mark Mothering Sunday.


Holy Week

Palm Sunday, 25 March
8.00am  Holy Communion (BCP)
10.30am  Holy Communion 
The congregation is invited to begin the service outside the church, weather permitting. For those who are able to join this, we will process into church through the West Doors. At 10.30am, Rev. Alan Stewart and the Choir with lead everyone inside as the service begins.

Monday 26 March
8.00pm Compline/Night Prayer for Holy Week

Tuesday 27 March
8.00pm  A Meditation for Holy Week

Wednesday 28 March
10.30am Holy Communion
?8.00pm  Taizé service
A candle-lit service for Holy Week in the style of Taizé

Maundy Thursday
8.00pm  Holy Communion followed by Tenebrae & watch ’til midnight
Tenebrae is a candle-lit medieval service of the shadows

Good Friday
9.30am  Refreshments at Hertford URC, Cowbridge,
Drinks and buns, followed by the Walk of Witness to Bircherley Green - all welcome.
10.30am  Churches Together Open-Air Service at Bircherley Green
People of all denominations come together for this special half-hour service, singing together, praying as one body and listening to the Gospel. Do come along for this special experience.
The Three Hours at St Andrew's
From 12noon - music and reflection
From 2.00-3.00pm - worship led by the Choir

Easter Day

5.30am Dawn Service at St Mary's, Hertingfordbury 
With the lighting of the first fire of Easter, followed by breakfast at The Rectory. In the early hours of Easter Sunday, just as the dawn is rising, travel with us as we re-enact the journey of the women who first went to the tomb. We begin in darkness in the church and then move outside where we light the first fire of the day. Please bring with you a torch and a noise-maker.

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP) at St Andrew's

10.30am All Age Holy Communion at St Andrew's
with a grown-up sermon, activities for children and an Easter Egg Hunt (please remember to bring a fresh flower to decorate the cross)


Easter Monday Pilgrimage

On 2 April, join pilgrims from across St Albans Diocese to celebrate the Risen Christ on Easter Monday at St Albans Cathedral. For more details, click here.