Forthcoming events 


Lent, Holy Week and Easter

Our regular services, events and activities will continue throughout Lent.
We have a number of special events and services for Lent:
-A Sunday evening service (of varying traditions) reflecting on the Beatitudes, with opportunity to discuss and pray together.
-A Lent Group based on the film ‘The Greatest Showman’ on Tuesdays at Holy Innocents’ 1pm-2.30pm and repeated on Thursdays at St John’s 7pm-8.30pm.
-A Quiet Morning (13 April, Holy Innocents' Church)
-CTiK Desert Island Lent talks (Wednesday evenings)
-For children and families, Messy Church Does Lent (10 March), Easter Teatime Storytime (12 April), Easter Family Fun Day (13 April), The Walk Through Easter Experience (17 April), Messy Church Does Good Friday (19 April), CTiK Easter Trail Brinton Park (20 April)

Ash Wednesday (Wednesday 6th March)
9.45am Holy Eucharist with the imposition of ashes at St John's Church
7.30pm Sung Eucharist with the imposition of ashes at Holy Innocents' Church

CTiK Desert Island Lent talks
Wednesday evenings, 7pm for 7.30pm
Wednesday 13th March, St Oswald Broadwaters
Wednesday 20th March, Foley Park Methodist Church
Wednesday 27th March, St Ambrose Parish Hall
Wednesday 3rd April, Holy Innocents' Church
Wednesday 10th April, Trinity Methodist Church

Afternoon Tea

Saturday 30 March 2.30pm – 5.00pm (St John’s)

Coffee Morning
Saturday 6th April 10am-12noon (Holy Innocents' Community Hall)

Easter Teatime Storytime
Friday 12 April 4pm-5.30pm (Holy Innocents’)

Following the success of our Christmas storytime event, we present Easter Teatime Storytime! 
Teatime for children and families with  crumpets, toast and juice, followed by stories of Spring, Easter, and new life.   No charge, but booking is essential: email
Easter Family Fun Afternoon
Saturday 13 April 2pm-4pm (St Peter’s)
Have fun on the bouncy castle, candy floss, glitter tattoos, Easter fun!  FREE entry, £2.50 unlimited bounce.  

PALM SUNDAY (14 April)
9.30am Sung Eucharist & Blessing of the Palms (Holy Innocents’)
10.30am Sung Eucharist & Blessing of Palms (St John the Baptist)
11.00am Celtic Eucharist (St Peter’s)
6.30pm Music and Readings for Palm Sunday (St John’s)
Monday of Holy Week (15 April)                      
1.30pm Film Friends ‘The Robe’ (Holy Innocents’)

7pm Stations of the Cross & Address (Holy Innocents’)
Tuesday of Holy Week  (16 April)                       
7pm A service of Night Prayer & Address (St Peter’s)

Wednesday of   Holy Week  (17 April)
9.45am Holy Eucharist  & Address (St John’s)
1.30pm Walk Through Easter Experience (Holy Innocents’)
7pm Christian Passover Meal (St John’s)
Maundy Thursday  (18 April)  
10am Holy Eucharist (Holy Innocents’)
7pm Sung Eucharist & Address Followed by the Vigil Watch to 10pm - PLEASE NOTE incense will be used at this service (St John’s)
Good Friday (19 April)   
9am Eucharist of the Presanctified (St John’s)
10am Messy Church Does Good Friday (St John’s)
10am Messy Church Does Good Friday (Holy Innocent’s)
10am Messy Church Does Good Friday (St Peter’s)
1pm Walk of Witness St John’s to Holy Innocents’
2pm The Celebration of our Lord’s Passion & Address (Holy Innocents’)                                            
Holy Saturday (20 April)          
10.30am CTiK Easter Egg Hunt (Brinton Park) *** or at Holy Innocents’ Church if the weather is bad***
7.30pm  Easter Vigil & Eucharist - PLEASE NOTE incense will be used at this service (Holy Innocents’) 

Easter Day

  21 April
5.45am CTiK Sunrise Service (St Oswald, Broadwaters)
8am Holy Eucharist (St. John’s)
9.30am Sung Eucharist (Holy Innocents’)
10.30am Sung Eucharist - PLEASE NOTE incense will be used at this service (St. John’s)
11am Celtic Eucharist (St Peter’s)
Monday of Easter Week (22 April)    10am Holy Eucharist (St John’s)
Tuesday of Easter Week (23 April)    10am Holy Eucharist (Purcell House)
Wednesday of Easter Week (24 April)  9.45am Holy Eucharist (Holy Innocents’)
 We extend a warm welcome to everyone at all of our services.
For further information please contact Fr. Tim  01562 631856 / Rev Laura 01562228712 / Canon Alex 01562 515894

Regular forthcoming events:

Film Friends Community Cafe

Our regular film club invites you to join us to watch a classic film followed by refreshments. No charge, accessible building, everyone welcome.
The club will be running at Holy Innocents' Church on the following dates. All films start at 1.30pm.
Monday 7th January
Monday 21st January
Monday 4th February
Monday 18th February
Monday 4th March
Monday 1st April
Monday 15th April
For details of the films we'll be showing, contact or ring 01562 228712

Messy Church

Messy Church runs roughly every 6 weeks, 3.30pm-5.30pm at St John's Church. Dates for 2019 are as follows:
Sunday 27th January
Sunday 10th March
Sunday 5th May
Sunday 16th June
Sunday 21st July
Sunday 15th September
Sunday 17th November
Sunday 8th December