Talks and Study Groups during Lent 2019

Easter logo churches togetherDownload a programme of Events and Activities in Lent here.

Programme of special Services at St Mary’s in Lent and Holy Week

Series of Talks for Lent

Churches Together in Saffron Walden ‘Women of the Gospel Story….’  Wednesday evenings 8.00pm-9.00pm - Refreshments will be served from 7.45 pm.

Wed 13th March - John Goddard on 'Two excluded women' at the SW Baptist Church, High Street

Wed 20th March - Jonathan Burton on 'Mary Magdalene' at the SW Community Church in Castle Street

Wed 27th March - David Clemens Mary on 'Mother of Jesus' at Our Lady of Compassion in Castle Street

Wed 3rd April - Katrina Thurlow on 'The woman caught in adultery' at SW Community Church in Castle Street

Wed 10th April - Caroline Vodden on 'Pilgrimage and encountering the love of God' at the Friends' Meeting House

Lent Study Groups

Cam Villages Lent Course—Prayer

Thursdays at 7.30pm All Saints, Gt Chesterford led by the Saffron Walden & Villages Team clergy
Thursday 14th March -  Intercessory Prayer
Thursday 21st March - Celtic Prayer
Thursday 28th March - Lectio Divina
Thursday 4th April - The Jesus Prayer
Thursday11th April - Praying the Eucharist
Contact Alex Jeewan 01799 531 153

Ashdon Group Thursdays at 7.00pm

Thursday 28th March and 4th April at the Manse, Ashdon
Thursday 11th April at the Vicarage, Ashdon
Thursday 18th April in All Saints’ Church, Ashdon
Contact Richard Spencer 01799 584 171

Sewards End Group Lenten reflections

Fridays 9.30am 15th and 29th March at St James, Sewards End. Contact Judith Hasler

Hadstock Group Book of Ruth

Tuesdays 2pm - 12th - 19th - 26th March & 2nd 9th April
Contact Paula Griffiths

SHAPE course

A 6-week course running in Lent in Church House, Newport. The aim of the course is to enable church members to understand the unique SHAPE God has made them. To recognise the gifts He has given them and how He might want us to use them.  More information here.

Lent Pilgrim Reflections

40 daily reflections based on the Beatitudes. Sign up for daily emails exploring the reflections; each containing a short Bible reading, an invitation to reflect, a suggestion for prayer and a prompt to act. Available by email or app from the Church of England website or as a book from Church House Publishing -