March Events at St. Johns

March Events at St. Johns

A Warm Welcome from St John’s Church, Chester. It’s good to see more visitors joining our services each week and also enjoying the unique history of this beautiful building. With the March events at St. Johns we hope to see even more people as the Easter services...
The Institution of the Last   Supper  Maundy Thursday

The Institution of the Last Supper Maundy Thursday

When the hour came, he took his place at the table, and the apostles with him. He said to them, ‘I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; for I tell you, I will not eat it until it is fulfilled in the kingdom of God.’ Then he took a cup,...
Easter Day

Easter Day

Easter is of course, the celebration of Christ’s resurrection from the dead. It is celebrated on Sunday, and marks the end of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the last day of the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday), and is the beginning of...
The Paschal Candle

The Paschal Candle

The Paschal candle represents Christ, the Light of the World. The pure beeswax of which the candle is made represents the sinless Christ who was formed in the womb of His Mother. The wick signifies His humanity, the flame, His Divine Nature, both soul and body. Five...
The Easter Vigil

The Easter Vigil

The Easter Liturgy has included baptism or the renewal of baptismal promises from the earliest times. Those who are baptized are united with Christ in his death and resurrection. Traditionally, new fire is kindled and from this the Easter Candle (The Great Paschal...