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10,000 Step-a-Day Challenge for Christian Aid

by Burnhead Church

For Christian Aid Week 2024, Christian Aid are highlighting their work in Burundi, one of the poorest countries in the world financially, and one of the least prepared to combat the effects of climate crisis. With a fragile economy built on agriculture, people in Burundi find themselves in a precarious position in the face of […]

Holy Week Timeline:
Saturday in the Tomb

by Burnhead Church

Jesus’ body lay in the tomb where it was guarded by Roman soldiers throughout the day on Saturday, which was the Sabbath. When the Sabbath ended at 6 p.m., Christ’s body was ceremonially treated for burial with spices purchased by Nicodemus: “He brought about seventy-five pounds of perfumed ointment made from myrrh and aloes. Following […]

Holy Week Timeline:
Good Friday’s Trial, Crucifixion, Death, Burial

by Burnhead Church

Today we’ll trace Jesus’ steps on Good Friday, the most difficult day of Passion Week. Christ’s journey turned treacherous and acutely painful in these final hours leading to his death. According to Scripture, Judas Iscariot, the disciple who had betrayed Jesus, was overcome with remorse and hanged himself early Friday morning. Meanwhile, before the third […]

Holy Week Timeline:
Thursday’s Passover, Last Supper

by Burnhead Church

Our tour through Holy Week takes a sombre turn on Thursday. From Bethany Jesus sent Peter and John ahead to the Upper Room in Jerusalem to make the preparations for the Passover Feast. That evening after sunset, Jesus washed the feet of his disciples as they prepared to share in the Passover. By performing this […]

Holy Week Timeline:
Silent Wednesday

by Burnhead Church

The Bible doesn’t say what the Lord did on Wednesday of Passion Week. Scholars speculate that after two exhausting days in Jerusalem, Jesus and his disciples spent this day resting in Bethany in anticipation of the Passover. Bethany was about two miles east of Jerusalem. Here Lazarus and his two sisters, Mary and Martha lived. […]

Holy Week Timeline:
Tuesday – Jerusalem to Mount of Olives

by Burnhead Church

Today our journey with Jesus through Holy Week takes us back to the Temple in Jerusalem and then to the Mount of Olives. On Tuesday morning, Jesus and his disciples returned to Jerusalem. They passed the withered fig tree on their way, and Jesus taught them about faith. At the Temple, the religious leaders aggressively […]

Holy Week Timeline:
Monday – Jesus Clears The Temple

by Burnhead Church

Today, we continue tracing the footsteps of Jesus, as Monday morning he returned with his disciples to Jerusalem. Along the way, Jesus cursed a fig tree because it had failed to bear fruit. Some scholars believe this cursing of the fig tree represented God’s judgment on the spiritually dead religious leaders of Israel. Others believe […]

Holy Week Timeline:
Palm Sunday’s Triumphal Entry

by Burnhead Church

Holy Week – Day 1: Palm Sunday’s Triumphal Entry Beginning with Palm Sunday, we’ll walk the steps of Jesus Christ this Holy Week, visiting each of the major events that occurred during our Saviour’s week of passion. On the Sunday before his death, Jesus began his trip to Jerusalem, knowing that soon he would lay […]

Holy Week Services

by Burnhead Church

This year’s Holy Week Services are as shown below… » Palm Sunday – 24th March, 10:30am at Market Square then procession to Burnhead Parish Church » Holy Monday – 25th March, 7pm at Church of Nazarene » Holy Tuesday – 25th March, 7pm at Viewpark Parish Church (Click for livestream) » Spy Wednesday – 26th […]