Church Events

April 2019
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The Week Ahead

Friday 19th April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
12:00
- 13:00
Stations of the Cross
13:00
- 01:00
Good Friday Meditations on the Cross
14:00
- 15:00
Good Friday Liturgy
Saturday 20th April
21:00
- 22:00
Easter Vigil
Sunday 21st April
08:00
- 09:00
Holy Eucharist with sermon, no hymns (traditional language)
10:00
- 11:00
Parish Eucharist
18:30
- 19:00
Taize
Monday 22nd April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
Tuesday 23rd April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 12:00
Baby and Toddler Group
12:00
- 13:00
B&T packing up
Wednesday 24th April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
Thursday 25th April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer
10:00
- 11:00
Holy Eucharist, Common Worship
18:30
- 19:45
Choir Practice
Friday 26th April
08:30
- 09:00
Silent Prayer
09:00
- 09:30
Morning Prayer

Worship & Music

Seasons of the Liturgical Year

Liturgy is a drama, displaying the human need to glorify God. The drama involves the language of body, mind and spirit in a festival of colour, sound and light.

The Liturgy of the Church has developed over the 2,000 years of Christian history. It gives us space and time to celebrate the heroes of the church - the Saints - as well as permission to share in the life of Christ through the seasons of the year.

Colour gives meaning to the liturgical drama. Each season of the year is promoted by its own particular colour and mood.

The Christian year begins at the fourth Sunday before Christmas with:
Advent (purple), and the seasons continue as follows:
Christmas (gold or white),
Epiphany (white),
Ordinary Time (green),
Lent (purple),
Easter (gold or white),
Pentecost (red),
Ordinary Time (green), finally ending with:
The Kingdom Season (red).

Even Ordinary Time is not that ordinary as it depicts the green growth of God's world as well as (we hope) growth within our own faith and God's Church.

Please take a look at the "factfile" of each of the seasons characteristics which we hope will help in introducing more people to the wonderful drama of the Liturgy.

Advent factsheet. Christmas factsheet. Epiphany factsheet. Lent factsheet. Easter factsheet. The Kingdom Season factsheet.

Today's Prayers

Morning Prayer
Evening Prayer

From the Church of England web site
© The Archbishops' Council

News

Christian Aid Bring and Share Lunch

Sunday 19th May 12.30pm
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EASTER FLOWERS

Make a donation towards the cost of the Easter flowers in church
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CHRISTIAN AID WEEK 12TH - 18TH MAY

New volunteers needed and good instruction given.
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ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING (APCM)

Takes place on Sunday 28 April 2019 at 1130 hrs in church.
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FUNDRAISING PICNIC FOR RTU

Picnic in the Church gardens on Sunday 2 June 2019 (12 noon to 3pm) to raise money for RTU
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Silent and Morning Prayer times to change

From the start of 2019, the times of the daily Silent and Morning Prayers will be brought forward by 30 minutes to 8:30 and 9:00 am respectively.
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Toilet Twinning

Thank you! We raised £405.85:-)
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The Guardian Angel

The latest edition has been printed and can also be found on our web site.
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