Easter Vigil

19/20 April 2014

Have you ever spent a night in church, praying and meditating?
Including a performance of Bach’s St John Passion, a midnight service, early-morning meditations and an Easter fire.

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Saturday 19 April

 7pmDoors open
 7.30pmWelcome and Introduction by Rev. Carla Maurer and Peter Yardley-Jones
 8pmPerformance of St John’s Passion by Johann Sebastian Bach, first part
 8.45pmInterval - soup and drinks provided
 9.15pmSt John's Passion, second part
 10.30pmBreak - Opening of cold Buffet table
 11.30pm-12.15amMidnight service with Rev. Carla Maurer & Rev. Sebastian Baer-Henney
 12.30-1amIntroduction to silent meditation by Dharmachari Sanghasiha
 1-5amVigil with a Music/Bible/Prayer input every 20min (there will be the option to rest in the Gallery)
 5.30amWalk through Covent Garden to St-Giles-in-the-Field
 6-7amEaster fire at St-Giles-in-the-Field churchyard
 7-9amEaster breakfast at the Swiss Church
 9.30–10amOrgan recital by Peter Yardley-Jones

Easter service at the Swiss Church

 with Rev. Carla Maurer, Apero
We would love for you to join us for any part of the event - it is free but donations are welcome. Refreshments will be available, and there will be comfortable places to rest but bring your own sleeping bag if you like.