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Onehunga Co-operating Parish
Grey Street Church & St Stephen’s Church, phone 636 4587

Thursday 13 April 7pm Service of Tenebrae (Shadows)
(at St Stephen’s Church, Waitangi Road)

Good Friday Silent procession with the cross
Starting at 9am from the Grey Street Church, via St Peter’s Anglican to Our Lady of the Assumption, Church Street 
9.30am Combined Onehunga Service

Saturday 15 April 6pm Shared meal
freshly caught fish and home-baked bread in the Onehunga Co-operating Parish Grey Street Hall

Easter Sunday 6.30am Sunrise Service
Jellicoe Park followed by breakfast at the Grey Street Church
10am Combined Parish Easter Communion
at the Grey Street Church


Our Lady of the Assumption
130 Church St, phone 636 4647 or 320 4558


Sunday April 9th Passion Sunday (Palm Sunday) 

Monday April 10th 7.30pm Chrism Mass @ Cathedral 

Tuesday April 11th 6pm Sacrament of Reconciliation 

Holy Thursday April 13th Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper.

- Washing of the Feet 

- Transfer of the Blessed Sacrament and Adoration before the Blessed Sacrament until midnight. 


Holy Friday April 14th 
9am Stations of the Cross and celebration of the Lord’s Passion
3pm Passion play lead by the Parish youth 
We will be having an ecumenical Stations of the Cross with the Anglican, Presbytarian and Methodist Churches. 

Saturday April 15th 7.30pm Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday 16th April 8.30am and 10am 


St James Church, Mangere Bridge
Church Road, Mangere Bridge. Phone 634 3009

Palm Sunday April 9th 9am Holy Communion with the blessing of the Palm Crosses
Maundy Thursday April 13th 7pm 
Footwashing service. Holy Communion. Plus re-enactment of Jesus washing his disciple’s feet. A service of humility.

Good Friday April 14th from 8.30am
The Good Friday service begins with a procession on the Cross and prayer stations beginning outside the hammer hardware in the Bridge Village at 8.30am. The Good Friday reflection service at the church at 9am.

Easter Eve April 15th Saturday 11.30pm 

Midnight service. With the service of light and the re-lighting of the Paschal Candle (the Light of Christ) which will then be lighted at each Sunday service until the beginning of Lent in 2018. Followed by the first Holy Communion for Easter at 12 midnight.

Easter Sunday April 16th 9am.
The day of resurrection. Holy Communion.

Everybody welcome to our services, and all those who are baptised into the Christian faith are invited to join us in the Holy Communion celebrations.


St Peters
Corner of Church Street and Onehunga Mall, phone 636 6368
Come join us - all are welcome


Palm Sunday 9th April 9.30am Eucharist

Wednesday 12th April 10am Eucharist

Maundy Thursday 13th April 7.30pm
Liturgy – The Last Supper and the Desertion.


Good Friday 14th April 8.30am
Gather at Onehunga Cooperating Parish (Corner of Onehunga Mall and Grey Street)
9am Walking the Cross to St Peter’s Church, onwards to Our Lady of the Assumption, Onehunga (130 Church Street).
9.30am Combined Service at Our Lady of the Assumption with the Stations of the Cross.


Easter Sunday 16th April Alleluia! Christ is risen!
6.30am Dawn Service in Jellicoe Park with Onehunga Cooperating Parish.
Afterwards Breakfast at Onehunga Cooperating Parish
9.30am Eucharist at St Peter’s Church




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