Worship

Maundy Thursday and Good Friday

It has been a really eventful couple of days! Once the traditional foot washing service for Maundy Thursday had concluded, Holy Nativity’s Youth Group kept the overnight vigil with a sleepover. Maundy Thursday is all about remembering the last supper so they began by baking bread for the vigil. Millions of candles were set up on the high altar with the loaf and then we were keeping watch all through the night. Later, a camp fire and toasted marshmallows kept…

Palm Sunday | Our Holy Week Preparations

What a busy week we’ve been having as we prepared for Palm Sunday and Holy Week! Ash Green spent a day looking at how Jesus rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. We waved palm branches and palm crosses around whilst shouting hosanna! Then we cut our own palms out of green paper to make leaved that became these fantastic rad banners to decorate Holy Nativity! Of course Holy Nativity’s youth group helped out with the decoration acros the bottom of…

Very Metal Christmas | Money Raised

On the Monday before Christmas, Holy Nativity went for it’s annual carol singing night down at the Upper George. Robb, Ruth and CJ took Metanoia, the band from Rock Mass here at Holy Nativity and played the loudest carols for the crowd. Very Metal Christmas is always one of the most fun nights of the year and all for a good cause as Holy Nativity raises money for the mental health charity Mind. The staff at the Upper George put…

New Music | Lord You Hear The Cry

In our online worship for the last year, we have recorded a lot of songs. Lord You Hear The Cry is a song we were just starting to sing at Holy Natvitity before the pandemic. Robb and Ruth recently recorded it for online services.

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

It was wonderful to be able to meet together as a community and celebrate Easter around the fire! After a lent that feels like it has lasted for 57 weeks, we sang Jesus Christ `is Risen Today at the top of our voices! The last 12 months living with Covid 19 have felt like a great darkness for everyone across the globe. This morning we are reminded that out of Darkness comes light. From the cross comes resurrection. We met…

Holy Week 2021 | Services

Friends, This third lockdown has been a very difficult time for us all.  This week marks a full year of our worship together being online with occasional in person said services when it has been safe to do so.  I long for that point where we can meet together and sing the Lord’s song at the top of our voices once again!  Ruth and I miss you all a great deal. Palm Sunday Holy Week is with us once more.…

Day of Reflection | One Year Later

Today marks a year since the first lockdown on March 23rd 2020. As we reflect on the past year, we remembering all of those who have lost their lives, their family and friends. We also give thanks to the many heroes who have kept us going in the past year. Tonight we will be holding a live service over on our YouTube channel to bring all of these things before God in prayer. We would love to have you come…