Sunday, 1 April is Palm Sunday the start of Holy Week, which begins with the enactment of the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, only days later to find himself arrested and facing an agonising death. And there is the really interesting part… Easter!
Everyone is welcome to join in the drama of the week through the series of services noted above.
And to get you thinking, there is a new Pause for Thought – A question of loyalty?
'Just as the golden daffodils are blooming and spring is in the air, so the golden edition of the
is published. Yes we have edition 50, a golden anniversary for our church anniversary year!'
So writes the editor BN editor in poetic mode! And it is a truly golden edition.
The editor and contributors hope you enjoy the read, as much as we in Hamburg are enjoying the 400th anniversary celebrations to date.
Please also take the chance and use the STB400 Memories page to leave a message or memory, it can be your way of joining in the celebration.
A new Pause for Thought has been posted!
Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has
announced he is to stand down in December. He will take the position of Master of Magdalene College at the University of Cambridge from January 2013.
Sunday 18th March is the deadline for your contributions for the 50th (Golden?) Edition of Becket News! Please don't keep the editor in suspense, though. Please get the articles in early. There is an awful lot to report, so may even be competition for space!
Hard on the heels of the last walk, the Wanderers are off again: Ohlstedt
to Ahrensburg West this coming Saturday, 10 March.
Meet at the exit from Ohlstedt U1 Bahnhof at 11.00 am . The 10.13 train leaving from the U1 platform at Jungfernstieg arrives at Ohlstedt at 10.53.
The length of the walk is approx. 9kms.
As usual, please bring a picnic lunch. We shall have an opportunity for Kaffee und Kuchen at the end of the walk.
Please let Cicely know by Friday, 9 March if you are planning to come and also how you intend to travel to Ohlstedt.
On the Saturday before Palm Sunday 31 March 2012 John Stainer's Passion oratorium “The Crucifixion“ composed in 1887 will be performed at STB.
Anyone with some experience of choir singing is welcome to
join the special choir rehearsals for this to be held 24 and 25 March as well as a dress rehearsal the evening prior to the concert.
This is a not-to-be-missed opportunity to sing a great piece of popular Victorian Anglican music together with soloists Pit Zorn (Tenor) and Lukas Dittmann (Bass) with STB's organist Jochim Trede under the direction of Choir Director Yotin Tiewtrakul.
Please contact Choir director Yotin Tiewtrakul (cantor (at) ansverus-haus.de) if you are interested in joining.
The concert is free, though a donation to the STB400 fund would be welcome.