LENT 2011 in the United Benefice

Services and events in addition to the pattern of regular weekday services

Wednesday 9th March

ASH WEDNESDAY – the First Day of Lent

10.30 am Holy Eucharist with hymns and imposition of ashes (SM)

8.00 pm SOLEMN EUCHARIST and imposition of ashes    
followed by Baked Bean Supper (SF)

Fridays in Lent in S. Faith’s or S. Mary’s at 6.30 pm

Stations of the Cross and Holy Eucharist

11th March at S. Mary’s
1st April at S Faith’s
18th March at S. Faith's
1st April at S Faith’s
8th April at S. Mary’s
15th April at S. Faith’s
25th March No service – “Food for the Journey” at the Cathedral

Saturday 12th March: 12 noon – 4.30pm

"Be still, and know that I am God"
An afternoon of reflection at Sandymount with The Bishop of Warrington

Friday 25th March at 5.30 pm and Saturday 26th March 9.00 am - 4.00 pm

'Food for the Journey'
- Led by Rev Canon Dr Jules Gomes
(A Lenten Retreat with Buxtehude and the Bible)

Themes for the addresses:
    How Lovely are the Wounded Feet
    Rusty Nails in Righteous Palms
    Jesus Christ Superscar

Sundays at 6pm

A series of Devotional Addresses, based on familiar Lenten hymns,
will be given by students of the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield.

These devotional addresses (set in the context of a simple evening service concluding with Benediction)
will help us to explore our Christian discipleship and the nature of the God we worship.

Lent 1 (13 March)    Michael Maine
When I survey the wondrous cross
...the cost of discipleship

Lent 2 (20 March)    Nick Nawrockyi
There’s a wideness in God’s mercy
...the breadth of forgiveness

Lent 3 (27 March)    Richard Norman
My song is love unknown
...our eternal destiny

Lent 4 (3 April)    David Pickett
Stabat Mater dolorosa
...the pain of loving

Lent 5 (10 April)    Steve Holt
Lift high the Cross
...the inclusiveness of salvation

Use the links below to access other seasonal pages


CLICK for Holy Week and Easter schedule for 2011

CLICK for the Lent and Easter resource pages (prayers, poems, pictures)
CLICK for pictures of the 2011 Easter worskhop
CLICK to read Revd Denise's pre-Lent sermon: 'Ready for the Journey'
CLICK for the current weekly bulletin of services and events at St Faith's

CLICK for the website of St Mary the Virgin, Waterloo Park
CLICK to return to St Faith's home page