Ash Wednesday at Hurst
a snowy Ash Wednesday morning 45 pupils from Year 5 at
In the centre of the worship space they were able to write the name of someone who was in pain onto a plaster and stick it onto the Cross.
was also a space to just sit on the carpet and look at books and pictures.
Quiet music played in the background.
having the chance to have a go at a couple of craft activities, including
making very sticky ‘sugar string eggs’, they enjoyed a snack before taking
part in an Ashing Service.
The School Chaplain, Rev’d Julie Coates said: "This was a wonderful experience to be part of – some very moving prayers were written and some deep and difficult questions articulated. Despite the weather children (and staff) loved the morning and can’t wait to come again."
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