Church of England Diocese of Bristol Christ the Servant Stockwood Bristol

Lent 2021

14 Feb 2021, 12:15 a.m.
Church_news Easter Lent Notices

We begin Lent 2021 in the midst of the 3rd National Lockdown, and in a situation where we are not currently meeting physically for worship. Marking the beginning of Lent is Ash Wednesday, and an important day in the Christian year. This year we will be live streaming via our facebook group from 10.20am on Wednesday 17th February a service of Morning Prayer with ashing, please have a spent match to hand. 

Lent course - Some hard sayings of Jesus

Taking place on Wednesday's throughout Lent, we will be spending time thinking, praying and reflecting on some of the hard sayings of Jesus. Each Tuesday there will be a pre-recorded talk on our facebook group, followed by an open zoom session at 7.30pm on Wednesdays. If you wish to join us on zoom, please email us to be included. 

Wednesday 24th February "Whoever desires to come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me" Mark 8:34

Wednesday 3rd March "Love your enemies, bless those who curse you." Matthew 5:44

Wednesday 10th March "Fear him who has power to cast into hell" Luke 12:4-5

Wednesday 17th March "Lead us not into temptation" MAtthew 6:13

Wednesday 24th March "Here it is again, the great reversal: many of the first ending up last, and the last first." Matthew 20:16

The Triennium

Maundy Thursday 1st April - Meditation facebook live stream 7.30pm

Good Friday 2nd April - Meditation facebook live stream noon (The church will be open for private prayer noon - 4pm)

Easter Day 4th April - Sunrise meditation facebook live stream 6am

Easter Day 4th April - 10am service to be confirmed depending on lockdown restrictions.