‘Steps on the way to a Faithful Lent’
Wednesday 26th February: Ash Wednesday Services, 9.15am & 7.30pm
Eucharist, Short Address & Imposition of Ashes
Ongoing during Lent…Opportunities to meet / study / discuss with others…Wednesdays, 10.45am-12.15pm – Study Group in Church 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March, 1st April- after the 9.15am Eucharist
and a ‘cuppa & t-cake for charity’ The focus of our Study Group will be a booklet entitled “Approaching Jesus” The author writes…”there are many examples of people who approached Jesus in the Gospels……as they approached and spent time with Jesus, they recognised more and more about God, and saw their lives in a new perspective.” That is what we shall hope to do too!
Sign-up in church for a Study Book (£5 )
Opportunities to worship / pray / reflect with others…Wednesdays – 9.15am Eucharist(followed by ‘Cuppa & Tea-Cake for Charity‘)
Thursdays – Informal / Reflective Eucharist, 7pm in Church
Thurs 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th March, 2nd April.
An evening Eucharist with time and space to reflect, aided by the words and images provided by Stephen Cottrell (Archbishop of York designate), Paula Gooder & Philip North, in their new book “Walking the Way of the Cross” .
Everyday Prayer – sheets available to pick up in church to pray at home.
#LiveLent Booklets—providing a bible reading & reflection, and something ‘to do / think about’ for everyday of the Lenten Season—booklets £1.99, sign up in church to make sure there is one for you!
LENT LUNCHES (all in March) in Church
10th, 17th, 24th, 31st March, 12.30pm -1.30pm.
GIVING DURING LENT: Through our Lenten Giving, Jars, Coffee
Mornings, and Lent Lunches we will support the work of ToyBox’- and their birth registration project. In Guatemala 700,000 children don’t have a birth certificate; in El Salvador 670,000 children don’t officially exist; in
Bolivia 23% of children don’t have a legal name. This means that they are invisible; they often live on the streets without any rights and without any protection. They suffer neglect, abuse and danger. ToyBox work to give these children, an official identity. ToyBox tell us that “..it costs upwards of £32 to register a child . Your donation can help one more child to gain their official identity and open up the door to their new life.” www.toybox.org.uk
OUR SUNDAY SERVICES follow our usual weekly and monthly pattern,
and a programme to cover Holy Week & Easter will be available nearer the time.