Lent 2020

 

LENT AT ST JOHN’S

 

Shrove Tuesday        

25th February St Andrew's Church, Short Street, 7.00 pm

PANCAKES AND RACE NIGHT! With pancakes, a cash bar and a raffle the evening promises to be an evening of fun for all the family. All ages are welcome, and tickets start at £3 for under 16’s, £5 for adults and a family of 4 for £15. Tickets are available from https://www.ticketsource.co.uk...

 

Ash Wednesday  

26 February, 7.00 pm 
 

Holy Communion with the imposition of ashes.

 

In our Sunday worship we will reflect on the Scriptures – what they are, how they are used by Christians, and how they can inspire us.  

 

On Sunday 15th March we will celebrating the end of Commonwealth Week with Commonwealth Resounds. Our main service will start at 11.00 on that day. Further details to follow.

 

On Sunday 22nd March we have a guest Preacher – Revd. Captain Patience Wanzala, from Kenya.

 

Our Sunday breakfasts, at 9.30 a.m, are open to all. We will request donations in aid of the charities supported by the Bishop of Southwark’s Lent Call.

 

Tuesday Lent talks

 

Ways of praying: Mining the Spiritual Traditions.  

 

3rd March.     Daily Prayer – led by Lisa Bewick

 

10th March    Praying through chaos - Shanon Shah

 

17th March    Lectio Divina  - Mike Mullins 

 

24th March    The Examen, Imaginative gospel  - Nicola Smedley 

 

31st March.    Christian Meditation, intercessory prayer - Giles Goddard

 

#LiveLent: Care for God's Creation is the Church of England's Lent Campaign for 2020. It has been inspired and informed by the Archbishop of Canterbury's 2020 Lent Book, Saying Yes to Life by Ruth Valerio (SPCK). Copies of the booklet, in versions for adults and for young people,  will be available in church, cost £2

 

View/Download the Lent leaflet with full details of all services/events and talk here

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