photos: Bad weather can't halt Brent Knoll Easter crosses ceremony
group of local people braved icy winds to take part in the traditional
blessing of three Easter crosses on top of Brent Knoll on Sunday
30 people watched the three symbolic crosses moved into position,
as pictured here, with the strong winds making the job more challenging
Palm Sunday service, lasting 20 minutes, has been held each year
for the past 15 years on the summit of the Knoll.
three crosses are now clearly visible to motorists travelling
along the A38 and M5 on the eastern side of the Knoll and will
be in place until the weekend after Easter.
from across the Burnham-On-Sea area were represented at the hill-top
service, led by Reverend Sharon Crossman of Highbridge's St John's
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had a good turnout despite the
winds and bitterly cold conditions and thank everyone who wrapped
up with extra layers to venture up the Knoll to support us."
the service, organised by 'Churches Together in Burnham and Highbridge',
the congregation sang several hymns including 'There is a green
hill far away'.