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Holy Week and Easter 2017


This year's Holy Week and Easter celebrations saw rocking rectors and flinching acolytes, hot wax and duelling clergy, short-of-breath trumpeters and a miserable Miserere, impish monks and virgeless vergers – and, to top it all off, stale jokes and bad haircuts! And naturally our Mystery Worshippers were there to take it all in – "meek members of the Resurrection," as poet Emily Dickinson so vividly put it.

> Stale jokes at Everyday Church, Clapham, London
> Clergy sword-fight at All Saints, West Dulwich, London
> No misbehaving at King's College Chapel, Cambridge, UK
> Swinging and swaying at St Mark's, Swindon, UK
> Getting the shivers at Incarnation, Harrisonburg, USA

> Crucifer flinches at St Clare of Assisi, Surprise, USA
> Verger but no virge at All Saints, Sun City, USA
> Nails thrown at St Andrew's, Brockley, London
> Miserere disappoints at St John's Smith Square, London
> Service booklet disappears at St George’s, Berlin, Germany

> Totally charmed at St Mary & St John, Cambridge, USA
> Great camaraderie at St Dunstan and All Saints, London
> Lovely hymn at Emmanuel Episcopal, Harrisonburg, USA
> Unfinished haircut at Roosevelt Community, Phoenix, USA


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