Good Friday at Church – 22 April 2011

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Despite lacking in the artistic talents of former St Luke’s vicar Richard Holroyd, the annual Good Friday Activity Morning went ahead, led by creative congregation-member Carole Baughan.

This year, despite a noticeable shortage of children, we made chocolate crispy cakes, Easter boxes, and walked on a path of footprints.

CRAFTY_Children making Easter boxes.

LIKE FATHER LIKE SON_Will Mohr and son Johan make a chocolate crispy cake.

GET STUCK IN_Ruth Baughan, 19, adds her footprints to a path of painted feet.

Revd Terry Robinson, who led the footprint activity pointed out the symbolic representation of her washing the feet of the punters after their dunk in the paint.

This year, the big activity was to make a large cross. On one side, it is plastered in the sadder headlines of recent newspapers, whilst the other (to be revealed on Easter Day) is a beautiful design in warm colours.

SMILES ALL ROUND_Harriet Burdett, 19, works on a part of the artwork for the Easter Day cross.

GOOD FRIDAY CROSS_The sadder side of the cross, lasting until Easter Day.

I made this video for the church’s YouTube account.

Andrew Burdett

Andrew Burdett is a 21-year-old from Maidenhead in Berkshire. He is now two-thirds of the way through his Journalism Studies degree at the University of Sheffield. In his spare time, he enjoys swimming, going to the theatre, and writing about himself in the third-person.