Holy Week and Easter across the Diocese

March 18, 2016

St Andrew’s Cathedral, Inverness


Maundy Thursday

8.00 am Morning Prayer

10.15 am Communion (from Reserved Sacrament)

5.00 pm Evening Prayer

7.30 pm Sung Eucharist and Watch until midnight 


Good Friday

8.30 am Morning Prayer and Litany

11.30 am until 1.30pm Messy Cathedral

2.00pm Meditation

7.30 pm Good Friday Liturgy


Easter Eve

9.00am Ante Communion

7.30 pm Easter Vigil


Easter Day

8.15 am Holy Communion

9.15 am Eucharist with Hymns

11.00 am Sung Eucharist

5.30 pm Evening Prayer

6.30 pm Songs of Praise

7.30 pm Solemn Eucharist


Christchurch Huntly, Holy Trinity Keith & St Marnan Aberchirder

THE ISLA DEVERON GROUP & Gordon Chapel, Fochabers

Maundy Thursday

7:00pm Ecumenical Service – St Rufus Keith

7:30pm Maundy Thursday Holy Communion – Christ Church Huntly

Good Friday

10:30a.m. Good Friday Service – Christ Church Huntly

2:00p.m. Good Friday Service – Gordon Chapel, Fochabers

7:00pm Ecumenical Service – St Rufus Keith

Easter Eve

7:30pm Easter Vigil and Holy Communion –– Gordon Chapel, Fochabers

Easter Day

10:00am Easter Holy Communion from Reserved Sacrament, Gordon Chapel, Fochabers

10:00am Easter Holy Communion Christ Church Huntly

11:30am Easter Holy Communion – Holy Trinity, Keith


Holy Trinity Church, Elgin & St Margaret of Scotland, Lossiemouth

Maundy Thursday

10:00am Eucharist & Strip of Altar, Lossiemouth

6:00pm Easter Triduum, Eucharist/Agape of the Lords Supper in the Church Hall followed by the Watch until 10pm, Elgin

Good Friday

10:00am Stations of the Cross
12 noon Meditations on Our Lord’s Passion
1:30pm Liturgy of the Cross


Easter Eve

4:00pm Blessing of Paschal Candle & Meditation, Holy Trinity, Elgin

Easter Day

5.50am Sunrise Eucharist, Lossiemouth East Beach (over the bridge to the beach)
8:00am Eucharist, Elgin
9:30am Eucharist, Lossiemouth
11:00am Eucharist, Elgin

St Columba Grantown on Spey


 Maundy Thursday

7.00pm united service commemorating of the last supper

 Good Friday

10.30am Playing of St Matthew’s Passion by Bach

7.00pm united service at Inverallen Church of Scotland Church.

Easter Day

8.00am Holy Communion

10.30am Sung Eucharist


St. John the Baptist, Rothiemurchus


Maundy Thursday

10.30am said Eucharist

7.30pm  Commemoration of the last supper

 Good Friday

2 -3pm Hour at the Cross.

 Holy Saturday

7.30pm Easter Eve Vigil.

 Easter Day

10.30am Easter Festival Eucharist.

6.30pm Evensong and Holy Communion.


 St Maelrubha, Poolewe

Palm Sunday

11.00 am Eucharist


Wednesday of Holy Week

10.30 am Eucharist


Maundy Thursday

3.00 pm Eucharist with foot washing


Good Friday

2.00 pm  Eucharist


Easter Day

7.00 am:  “Welcome the Dawn” with hymns and prayers on Poolewe Beach                    

11.00 am:  Eucharist


St Donnan Nostie

Good Friday

12 noon. Devotional Service held at St. Donnan’s 

Easter Day

10.30 a.m Eucharist .


The Black Isle Charge


6:30pm – Informal Supper at St Regulus’

7:00pm MASS OF THE LORD’S SUPPER in St Andrew’s, Fortrose


10:00am – Morning Offices in St Regulus’, Cromarty

12:30pm – THE SOLEMN LITURGY in St Andrew’s, Fortrose

5:00pm – Stations of the Cross in St John’s, Arpafeelie


Morning – Quiet, prayerful prepping our three Churches for Easter Celebrations

8:00pm – THE GREAT VIGIL in St Andrew’s



8am & 11:30am in St Andrew’s, Fortrose

9:45am in St Regulus’, Cromarty

9:45am in St John’s, Arpafeelie


St Ninian’s Invergordon

Maundy Thursday

1930 Maundy Thursday Service 

Good Friday

1200 Liturgy for Good Friday 

Easter Day

1030 Easter Sung Eucharist



St Mary the Virgin, Ullapool 

Maundy Thursday

7.00pm Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper, Address  & Washing of Feet, followed by Watch until 10.30pm


Good Friday   

1.00pm Way of the Cross (at St Martin’s )

2.00pm Liturgy of the Day (at St Mary’s)


Easter Day

9.30am Village Easter Praise on the Pier (in the CalMac Ferry Terminal waiting room)

11.00am Easter Day Eucharist at St Mary’s


St Gilbert of Caithness, Lochinver

 Easter Day

Eucharist 2.30pm


St Boniface of Ross, Achiltibuie

Easter Day

Eucharist 2.30pm


St Gilbert of Caithness, Kinlochbervie

 Easter Day

Eucharist 6.00pm


St Mary-by-the-Cross, Tongue


Friday 21st April

12.00 noon – Holy Eucharist of Easter


East Sutherland & Tain

St Columba Brora, St Curetan Ardgay, St Finbarr Dornoch, St Maelrubha Lairg, Crask Inn Mission & St Andrew Tain

Maundy Thursday

7:00pm Liturgy of the Last Supper (incl.  foot washing, stripping of the altar and watch in the garden) at St Finbarr’s Dornoch

Good Friday

10.30am Walk of Witness, Lairg

2:30pm  Service of Meditation at St Finnbarr’s Dornoch
7:00pm Stations of the Cross at St Andrew’s Tain


Easter Eve

8:00pm Easter Vigil – St Andrew’s, Tain

Easter Day

8:15am St Maelrubha’s Lairg
9:30am St Columba’s Brora
11:00am St Andrew’s Tain
11:00am St Finnbarr’s Dornoch