Parish of Kidlington with Hampton Poyle
Parish of Kidlington
with Hampton Poyle
Lighting of the Easter Fire
St Mary's Hampton Poyle
Easter Day, April 5th, 2015
We gather in the dark at St Mary's Kidlington
to walk across the fields to St Mary's Hampton Poyle
At St Mary's Hapton Poyle our Rector - Felicity Scroggie - is waiting for us
The Easter Fire service at St Mary's Hampton Poyle starts in darkness
with bible readings by torchlight
The first fire of Easter is lit. Christ is Risen; He is Risen Indeed!
The Easter Candles are lit from the first fire of Easter.
The first commmunion of Easter continues by candle-light at
St Mary's Hampton Poyle.
The Paschal candle, lit from the Easter Fire, is taken back
across the fields to St Mary's Kidlington.
Celebrations concluded with a hearty breakfast in St Mary's Refectory.