Walk of Witness on Good Friday

The annual ‘Good Friday carrying of the cross walk of witness’ was held in Lisburn on Friday March 25.

The procession gathered at the lower end of Bow Street at 1pm and made its way along Bow Street to Market Square for a short act of worship led by by some Lisburn City Centre Clergy.

At the cross:
Lisburn City Centre Clergy pictured at the cross prior to the annual Good Friday carrying of the cross walk of witness in Lisburn.  L to R:  Rev Simon Genoe (Vicar at Lisburn Cathedral), Father Dermot McCaughan (P.P. of St Patricks Church, Rev John Brackenridge (First Lisburn Presbyterian Church), Rev Mervyn Ewing (Seymour Street Methodist Church), The Very Rev Canon Sam Wright (Lisburn Cathedral), Evelyn Whyte (Deaconess at First Lisburn Presbyterian Church), Rev Paul Dundas (Christ Church Parish) and George Hilary (Lisburn Christian Fellowship).

At the cross: Lisburn City Centre Clergy pictured at the cross prior to the annual Good Friday carrying of the cross walk of witness in Lisburn. L to R: Rev Simon Genoe (Vicar at Lisburn Cathedral), Father Dermot McCaughan (P.P. of St Patricks Church, Rev John Brackenridge (First Lisburn Presbyterian Church), Rev Mervyn Ewing (Seymour Street Methodist Church), The Very Rev Canon Sam Wright (Lisburn Cathedral), Evelyn Whyte (Deaconess at First Lisburn Presbyterian Church), Rev Paul Dundas (Christ Church Parish) and George Hilary (Lisburn Christian Fellowship).

The Rev Paul Dundas (Christ Church Parish) welcomed all who gathered. Melvin Jose (St Patrick’s Roman Catholic Church) led a prayer and Evelyn Whyte (Deaconess of First Lisburn Presbyterian Church) led a prayer for the City of Lisburn.

The Scripture lesson was read by Lucy Fitzpatrick (First Lisburn Presbyterian Church) and an Easter reflection was given by Rev Bobby Liddle (Legacurry Presbyterian Church).

Pastor Nick Serb and and Mark Ferguson (Mount Zion Community Church) led the singing of the well known Easter hymns, ‘When I survey the wondrous cross’ and ‘I stand amazed in the presence of Jesus the Nazarene’.

The Rev Mervyn Ewing (Seymour Street Methodist Church) closed in prayer.