What's on and where

Dr Rowan Williams at The Priory Lancaster

The former Archbishop of Canterbury will speak on 
‘Fiction and the Work of Grace: Can Novelists do God?’
Tuesday 11th February 7pm 2020
 
 

Sat 29 Feb, Exploring the Spirituality of the Desert Fathers and Mothers, during Lent

(Sat Feb 29th, Sat Mar 28th, Wed 1st April) The 1st of April retreat will enable retreatants to go deeper by focusing on the guidance of the famous Desert Father, Evagrius of Pontus.  Retreats are at: The Xaverian Mission Spirituality Centre, 169 Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston PR28HE.   10am for coffee, then 10.30am-4pm. Cost £20, bring packed lunch. To book, please email Donna:  http://drworthington@live.co.uk

Tues 3 March, 10.30am:  Spirituality and Dementia Care, a reflection day at Lund Church – see attached

Spirituality and Dementia Care - A Gospel Message of Hope - led by Sr Siobhan O’Keeffe.  This is a reflection day that offers an overview of the clinical aspects of dementia and how as a community we may support people through Gospel based Person Centred Care.  Siobhan is a registered General Nurse. Siobhan is currently working in community palliative care.  Being held at Lund Church Community Hall, Church Lane, Clifton, Preston PR4 0ZE. 10.30am-4pm, with coffee from 10am. Cost £20 (please bring packed lunch).  For bookings email: http://lundretreat@gmail.com 

Friday 6th March, at 2.30 and 6.30pm: this year’s World Day of Prayer Services

Rise! Take your mat and walk. This year’s World Day of Prayer (formally known as Women's Day of Prayer) will take place on Friday 6th March.  The Service has been written by the women of Zimbabwe. 

All are welcome to join one (or both!) of the local Services: at 2.30pm in United Reform Church, Symonds Rd.  PR2 3BL –and at 6.30pm in Ashton Methodist Church, Wellington Road, Ashton-on-Ribble  PR2 1BU       Poster here

Sat 4 April, 10am: Come & Sing Workshop (St John Passion) hosted by Preston Orpheus Choir

New Longton Methodist Church from 10am to 4pm on. Only £15. A score can be provided if required. Bring a packed lunch. Hot drinks will be provided. Option to sing this work with Preston Orpheus Choir at their 90th as -
Sat 16 May, 7pm: 90th Anniversary Concert at St Michaels Church, Kirkham.  Tickets £12 - inclusive of Cheese & Wine.  Full details for both workshop & performance on the website.  [Alison Wallwork]  Poster here

Fri 10 April, 11.30am: GOOD FRIDAY Procession of Witness 

All are invited to join the Procession of Witness organised by the City Centre Churches.  Meet at St George's Church around 11.30am, ready for setting off at 11.45am.  Process up Lune Str and Fishergate to the Flag Market for a Service, concluding by 12.30pm.  More details later but please book the date and if possible set your service times to allow members of your congregation to be in the City Centre by 11.30am.

Thurs 23 April, 10.30am: A Christian Retreat to contemplate Creation – Poster here

Being held at the Parish of Lund.  The Old Norse word ‘lund’ means ‘a grove of trees’.  This is a day to take time out and contemplate creation, particularly trees and the peace they offer.  We will reflect on The Cosmic Christ and Christ, The Tree of Life. At: Lund Church Community Hall, Church Lane, Clifton, Preston PR4 0ZE from 10.30am - 4pm, with coffee/tea from 10am (free parking available).  Cost £20 (please bring a packed lunch).  For bookings, please contact Helen Bushe at: lundretreat@gmail.com 

Sat 25 April, 9.30am: New Wine 2020 National Accessibility Conference at St Cuthbert’s Church, Fulwood

This National Conference is coming to Preston. The one day conference will empower church leaders, volunteers and communities to make church more accessible and inclusive for individuals with additional needs. The day will include both teaching and practical application as well as ideas for how to make your local church accessible for all children, youth and adults. Please note there will be BSL interpretation on the day. If you’ve an interest in or need to become more aware of Accessibility please follow this link: http://ttps://www.facebook.com/events/423093331881832/   [Mark Bradford]