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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.