Wednesday 22nd February
10.30am Holy Eucharist with Ashing
7.45pm Holy Eucharist with Ashing
Sermon Series -
Justice and the Kingdom of God
During the Eucharist on Wednesdays and Sundays
Our preaching this Lent will focus on social justice, including themes of money, power, race, gender and rebuilding lives.
Saturday 18th March, 3pm - 5pm
Activities, games, crafts, stories and worship for all the family, exploring what justice means. Rounded off with a shared meal.
Sacred Space - Iona Service
Sunday 19th March 6pm
The Iona Community is committed to peace and justice, and this simple, beautiful style of worship leaves space for patience, protest and praise.
A resource for you to use at any time during Lent, available online and in print form. You may also like to join Lucy as she prayer walks the parish. Times and starting locations each week will be found on the e-newsletter and pew sheet.
A weekly offer of meditations, one of each of the five principles of Social Justice, with a prayer, focus text, and links to local and global groups working in that area.
Available through our Thursday email newsletter.
Booklet - Live Lent Embracing Justice
Pick up a booklet from the back of Church, with Bible readings, reflections, prayers and suggested actions for each day of Lent.
There is an adult version as well as a booklet for parents and children to enjoy together.
Lent Course - Embracing Justice
7.45pm Thursdays, 23rd February to 30th March inclusive
In the Holt Room and on Zoom
A course exploring the theology and practice of social justice. We will delve into scripture together and hear from members and friends of St Andrew's about their work in Social Justice in Bedford and beyond.
23rd February: God and Social Justice
2nd March: 'A stranger and you welcomed me'
9th March: 'Let the oppressed go free'
16th March: 'Good news to the poor'
23rd March: 'Nowhere to lay his head'
30th March: 'In prison and you visited me'
Charity Concert for Emmaus
Saturday 11th March, in Church, 7.30pm
Proceeds from this popular concert by the Ouse Orchestra and Chorus will support Emmaus Village Carlton.
Tickets available through Eventbrite or on the door.
12noon every Thursday in March - in the Holt Room
This Lent there is such a thing as a free lunch!
Open to everyone in our community; enjoy a wonderful homemade lunch of soup, bread and cheese. There is no charge, but any donations will go to support the work of Emmaus Carlton.
Saturday 18th March, 7pm, in the Main Hall
Based on a true story, this comedy-drama is about a shared fight for social justice across divides. Licensing restrictions mean that we can't share the title of the movie in advance, but we can promise a great evening in good company. Pre-order fish and chips for 7pm or join us for the movie at 7.30pm.