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Lent is a time for prayer and fasting. It is a season of spiritual preparation in which we remember Christ’s temptation, suffering, and death. Historically, the church has celebrated Lent as a 40-day period beginning on Ash Wednesday and concluding the day before Easter. It is observed in many Christian churches as a time to commemorate … More Fast from hurting words..
Deanery Lent Lectures on God and Politics by Bishop Tim Stevens A Lent Course led by Bishop Tim Stevens: Wednesday evenings at St Mary’s Church Centre Woodbridge at 7.30 pm: February 21st to March 21st, “In uncertain and often confusing times, how are we as Christians to develop habits of wise reflection if we are … More God and Politics – Deanery Lent Course
Would you consider doing Lent differently? 40acts is back for its 8th year with a brand new set of generosity challenges for you to try over the 40 days of Lent! Lent is one of the most important times of year for many Christians around the world, particularly those within the Anglican, Catholic and Orthodox traditions, held … More 40Acts – Do Lent Generously
It’s been a busy Christmas in our churches this Christmas with over 825 people joining us to hear again the story of the first Christmas and to celebrate God with us. We had traditional candle carol services, crib services and a nativity in a barn in Otley. Often it was standing room only, or sitting … More Christmas – God with Us