A SERIES of services will be held at a Coundon church to celebrate Easter.

The next event at St James Church will be a solemn mass to commemorate the last supper at 6pm on Maundy Thursday, April 17, which will include foot-washing, the stripping of the altar, and the watch of passion.

Lenten devotions with the proclamation of the cross will be held at 2pm on Good Friday, April 18, followed by the walk of witness from St James vicarage at 5pm.

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A savoury supper will be held in the church at 7pm on Saturday, April 19, followed at 8.15pm by the Easter Vigil which includes the lighting of the holy flame and the blessing of the Paschal Candle.

The festal Eucharist will be held at 10am on Easter Day, Sunday, April 20.