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Forthcoming Events

The Parish Calendar lists the services and events at all three churches.

Lent Lunch

Thursday 30 March from 1pm to 2pm at St Peters

Lent Lunch of bread, cheese and fellowship in church. Any donations will go to Christian Aid famine relief appeal for South Sudan and Yemen. All welcome.

The final Lent Lunch takes place next week on 6 April

Annual Meeting

Sunday 2 April at 9.30am at St Johns

The combined service and meeting will be followed by a bring and share lunch for those who wish to stay. Please come to discuss the activities of the past year, our plans for the future, to elect wardens, PCC members and Deanery Synod members and to ask questions of your clergy and church council. Documents have been posted at the APCM 2017 page. Please note that paper copies of the documents will not be available at the annual meeting, nor will the reports be read out, so please do read them beforehand.

There will be no other services in the parish this morning. There will be a 6.30pm Communion service at St Peters.

Holy Week and Easter

Come to reflect and celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus.

Palm Sunday

Sunday 9 April at 8am at St Peters

A said service of Matins using the Book of Common Prayer.

Sunday 9 April at 9.30am at St Peters

Holy Communion with blessing of palms, beginning with a procession from Caversham Court.

Sunday 9 April at 9.30am at St Johns

All Age Worship including procession with donkeys.

Sunday 9 April at 11.15am at St Margarets

Palm Sunday Holy Communion

Sunday 9 April at 4pm at St Johns

2017 03 St Johns LabyrinthA Prayer Journey, using a labyrinth laid out in the church.

Sunday 9 April at 6.30pm at St Peters

A choral service celebrating our entry into Holy Week

Monday of Holy Week

Monday 10 April at 7.30pm at St Peters

A quiet service of Compline

Tuesday of Holy Week

Tuesday 11 April at 2.30pm at St Johns

Mothers Union Communion Service – all welcome.

Tuesday 11 April at 7.30pm at St Johns

A Prayer Journey, using a labyrinth laid out in the church.

Tuesday 11 April at 7.30pm at St Peters

A quiet service of Compline

Wednesday of Holy Week

Wednesday 12 April at 9.30am at St Peters

Our regular Wednesday morning communion

Wednesday 12 April at 7.30pm at St Peters

A quiet service of Compline

Maundy Thursday

Thursday 13 April at 7.30pm at St Johns

Agapé Meal with Holy Communion and vigil. To help us know numbers for the meal, please ask for a free ticket, available from Richard Purkis.

Thursday 13 April at 8pm at St Peters

A sung service of Holy Communion with foot washing and stripping of the altar, followed by a vigil. The music includes A new commandment by Shephard, Tantum Ergo by Duruflé, Wash me thoroughly by Wesley, and Drop drop slow tears by Gibbons.

Good Friday

Friday 14 April at 10am at St Johns

Easter Fun and Children’s activities – until noon.

Friday 14 April at 10.30am at St Margarets

Good Friday worship

Friday 14 April at 12 noon at St Peters

A three hour devotional service: spend time at the foot of Christ’s cross, led by Bishop Tim Stevens (formerly Bishop of Leicester)

Holy Saturday

Saturday 15 April at 2pm at St Johns

A Prayer Journey, using a labyrinth laid out in the church.

Easter Day

Sunday 16 April at 6am at St Peters

The Easter Liturgy: celebrating the resurrection at dawn, starting in Caversham Court. The music includes movements from Gounod’s Mess breve.

Sunday 16 April at 9.30am at St Peters

Festival Communion

Sunday 16 April at 9.30am at St Johns

All Age Easter Celebration with Communion

Sunday 16 April at 11.15am at St Margarets

Festival Communion

Choral Evensong

Sunday 14 May at 6.30pm at St Peters

Tonight’s evensong will be fully choral.

Ascension Day

Thursday 25 May at 7.30pm at St Peters

Our choir help us celebrate the next stage in the Easter story.

The Fete

Saturday 8 July at Caversham Court

A date for your diaries! Offers of help, cakes, raffle prizes and lots else are most welcome; or join us this afternoon to enjoy our main community event of the year.