Lent 2007

Events for your diary during Lent

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Lent Groups It is our custom at St Mary's to have Lent Groups - some in the daytime, some in the evening. This year the groups will not be ecumenical but we shall be joining up with St Paul's so we hope to have mixed groups. Queries to Diana Spink.

The Lent Readings The Lent Sermons

 

LENT AND HOLY WEEK SERVICES

Ash Wednesday 21st Feb
8:00pm Sung Eucharist with imposition of Ashes.

Sundays in Lent
8:00am Holy Communion
9:30am Sung Eucharist
6:30pm Evening Service

Wednesdays In Lent
10:30am Holy Communion

HOLY WEEK
Palm Sunday
8:00am Holy Communion
9:30am Sung Eucharist with Procession
6:30pm Evening Service - Stations of the Cross
Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday in Holy Week

8:00pm Night Prayer with Address
Maundy Thursday
8:00pm Sung Eucharist with foot washlng commemoration of the Last Supper and Vigil
Good Friday
11:00am Procession of Witness, Marlowes
1:30pm Liturgy of the Cross
Holy Saturday
10:00am - 12noon Easter Workshop
Easter Day
5:00am Easter Liturgy
8:00am Holy Communion
10.00am family Eucharist
6:30pm Evening prayer

SUNDAY EVENINGS IN LENT
at 6.30pm:
Lent 1
Lent 2
Lent 3
Lent 4
Lent 5
Palm Sunday
Stations of the Cross

LENT GROUPS

Lent Course: God's Story In Action.
Lent provides a great opportunity to take time to grow in faith. There will be four groups in the parish following this
diocesan course which offers the chance to do just that.
Three of the groups are in the evening; one in the day time.
Now is the time to sign up.
Tuesdays:
2.30pm at the Old Mill House, starting 27th Feb
7.30pm at 91 Highfield Lane, starting 20th Feb
8.00pm at 35 Walnut Grove, starting 27th Feb)
Wednesdays:
7.45pm at 39 Garland Close, starting 28th Feb.
Further details and sign-up sheet on the table at the back of church.

Sessions

  1. Our Story, Gods story

  2. Gods Story: the Mission of God

  3. Gods story : The Mission of Christ

  4. Gods story, our story

  5. Asking the difficult questions

  6. Our part in Gods story

Lent info

Books

During Lent some people may like, slowly and thoughtfully to read a book, A traditional practice it can be rewarding and illuminating, sometimes calming, sometimes disturbing. Here is a selection complied by Harvey Smith. if you have queries, please contact him on 266377. All the books are availabie through the Mustard Seed except the two marked . These you can borrow from Harvey or from Peter Cotton.

When They Crucified my Lord Brother Ramon,
£6.99
A popular and respected writer on prayer and spirituality.
`Soul Maicing**, Alan Jones
A personal, deeply spiritual journey with some good stories on the way.
`With Jesus In the Upper Room~ David Winter
£6.99
An lndepth look at the teachings of Jesus on the night before he died.
`Poetry and Prayer', Richard Griffiths
£9.99
Exploring and expressing faith through the arts, Silence and Honey Cakes, Rowan Williams,
£6.99
A good read ftill of profound theology, elegance and enjoyment
`Lent with Luke David Thomson,
£3.99
A reflective journey through Lent using images and paintings of scenes from Luke's gospel
`Free of Charge Miroslav Volt
£6.99
Subtitled Giving and forgiving in a culture stripped of grace'; this is the Archbishop of Canterbury's Lent Book.

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