Church News

HOLY WEEK AND EASTER SERVICES – LANGRISH

9th April – Palm Sunday

9.00am Procession and blessing of Palms starting on the Village Green

7.30pm Stations of the Cross (West Meon)

Compline with reflection during Holy Week at 7.30pm

Monday 26th – East Meon ,  Tuesday 27th – Warnford ,                                                Wednesday 28th – Langrish

Maundy Thursday – 29th April  (East Meon)

7.30pm Eucharist to celebrate the Last Supper, foot washing and Watch  ending with

10pm – Compline

Good Friday—14th April

Walk from Langrish to Warnford

9am Prayers – Langrish Church led by the Rev’d Jane Ball

East Meon Church (Coffee & Hot Cross Buns)

West Meon Church (Soup & rolls)

Warnford Church (Tea & Cakes) and a final act of worship

‘Watch by the Cross ’ – 2.30 – 3.00pm

Easter Day 16th April

5.30am – East Meon Blessing of the Easter fire, Dawn liturgy followed by breakfast

9.00am  Blessing of Pascal Candle, renewal of baptismal promises and Eucharist to celebrate the Resurrection

Other events and services of note

Wednesday 3rd April

Come and join the fun of Messy Church

Langrish House 3.00-5.00pm

messy church

 Sunday 29th April – Joint Service with East Meon, West Meon & Warnford              10.30am at Langrish

Tuesday 8th May – Rogation Service

7.00pm on Butser

Annual Parochial Church Meeting  will take place during April

Date to be announced

Message from Jane 

After Easter I shall be starting a period of Extended Ministerial Development Leave. This means I shall be away from the parish from the 8th April until 10th July. The Diocese offer EMDL to around 6 clergy per year and I am very grateful that I have been offered this opportunity. I will be using my time to visit churches in Edinburgh, New York, Quebec and Washington DC to see how they work and to see how they have changed and adapted to serve the needs of the communities where they are. Whilst I am away Rev’d Katy (with support from Rev’d Lionel) will take the main responsibility for worship and pastoral care. I am very grateful to her and to the churchwardens and PCC’s of Langrish and East Meon for their help and support in enabling me to be able to take this opportunity.

Rev’d Jane

 

 

                        

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