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Lent Course - "Encounters with Jesus"

To sign up for the Lent Course  please contact Rev'd Steve Spencer on 02084671351 e-mail: revsteve.spencer@btinternet.com or Rev’d Rachel Winn on 07311330202 or e-mail: curaterachel@yahoo.com

The courses will all be via Zoom. This will use the same Zoom id and password that we use for our Sunday services. The details are:

  • You can access the Zoom room opening on the dates and at the times detailed below, by clicking here.
  • If this link doesn't work or you wish to join via telephone, instructions are here.
  • The Zoom id is 8160181393 and the password is 1234.

Starting from Thursday 18th February, there will be four groups meeting online using Zoom.  Each session will last for one hour at the following dates and times:
 

 

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

Thursdays 7.30

18 Feb

25 Feb

04 Mar

11 Mar

18 Mar

25 Mar

Saturdays at 11.00

20 Feb

27 Feb

06 Mar

13 Mar

20 Mar

27 Mar

Mondays at 11.00

22 Feb

01 Mar

08 Mar

15 Mar

22 Mar

29 Mar

Tuesdays at 7.30

23 Feb

02 Mar

09 Mar

16 Mar

23 Mar

30 Mar

Resources:

Prior to each week’s session there will be one or two sheets of Lent Course Resource to download which include an image and bible passage (those not online will receive this in their newsletter delivery).

Week One: Zacchaeus (Luke 19:1-10)

Week One: Zacchaeus (Luke 19:1-10)
Resource for Week 1 - Click here
Week Two: The woman at the well (John 4:1-26)
Resource for Week 2 - Click here
Week Three: Nicodemus (John 3:1-21) 
Week Four: The healing of the sick woman (Luke 8:40-48)
Week Five: The rich man (Mark 10:17-27)
Week Six: The woman caught in adultery (John 8:1-11)

 

Purpose of the Lent course:

The purpose is not just studying the Bible but engaging with those whose lives were transformed. We will look at these Encounters with Jesus and see how they impact our own lives. We encourage you to become part of the narrative and allow God to speak to you through this time.Reflection:

During Lent we usually take time to REFLECT and search our soul. We allow God to reveal to us hidden things which he wants to address, things which may be acting as a barrier to us growing spiritually.

Un-pressured:

You can enter into this as much or as little as you like. You may wish to join a group just to listen to the talk and to have an opportunity to personally reflect. We encourage you to be as open and honest as you feel able. There will be an ‘Interactive Reflection’ and you (and others) may gain more by sharing within the group

Change:

Lent is a time for ‘penitence’ (showing sorrow for things we have done), absolution and expectation in the lead up to Easter. So join us for this course, be prepared for God’s renewal and expect to be changed, at least a little!

 


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