Hundreds of people attend Kenilworth's Walk of Witness

Hundreds of people attended Kenilworth's annual Walk of Witness last week.

Thursday, 25th April 2019, 11:14 am
Updated Thursday, 25th April 2019, 11:28 am
Kenilworth 4th Scouts carrying the Cross. Photo supplied.

The Walk of Witness and open air service, which takes place every Good Friday, was organised by Churches Together in Kenilworth and District.

Members of the Churches Together group participated in the Walk of Witness on Friday morning from All Saints Church in Leek Wootton.

They stopped for refreshments at St John’s Church in Kenilworth, and then carrying the Cross they walked to Abbey End, where they held an Ecumenical Christian open air service.

Hundreds of people attended Kenilworth's Walk of Witness. Photo submitted.

They then proceeded to Abbey Hill where the Cross was raised and prayers said.

Keith Grierson, Chairman of Churches Together in Kenilworth and District, said: "Congregations from all eight member churches and their respective Leaders participated and amounted to some 500 people, who enjoyed the wonderful sunshine and fellowship."

The cross that had been raised on Abbey Hill had been vandalised over the Easter weekend but members of the Churches Together group gathered to fix and restore the cross on Easter Sunday.

If anyone has any information about the vandalism they should call Warwickshire Police on 101.

Raising of the Cross. Photo supplied.

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