Donkeys return for Hunslet’s Palm Sunday parade

The donkeys are back in Hunslet!

Next Sunday (24 March 2024) at 2pm, our two donkeys will journey through the streets of Hunslet for Palm Sunday. Will you join the Celebration Parade?

The event has been arranged by Hunslet Gathering – Hunslet’s new Anglican church in Hunslet.

We’ll start wandering from Church Street next to St Mary’s Spire at 2pm, travel between the Hemingway flats, followed by a stop off at Assisi Place. We will then meander through the estate stopping along the way, to finally arrive at Hunslet Church of the Nazarene around 3:15pm.

Then it’s donkey rides, refreshments and celebration.

Each stop will include an Easter reading by an all-star cast of local children and adults. Music will also be played throughout the walks between the stops. We’ll use leaves and flags to celebrate.

We would love you and your loved ones to be part of the fun this Easter time by either joining in all or part of the journey or meeting us at one (or more) of the stops.

Further details on the event including the route can be found on the Hunslet Gathering Facebook page, the church website or email Alternatively contact me, Revd Jean-Louis on 0785 0701 588.

The Hunslet Gathering is an emerging Anglican Church seeking new ways to serve Hunslet and share the good news of Jesus. New members are welcome anytime whatever age, background or church/faith experience. Our current activities include:

  • A monthly service on the third Sunday of the month 3:30-5pm at Involve Centre (Whitfield Avenue) including a free meal.
  • Outreach in the community each Thursday.
  • Various online services, prayer meetings and bible study groups.

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday 24 March at 2pm.


This post was written by Rev Jean-Louis Pecher

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