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Diary for April

Monday 1

18.30 Mass

19.00 Stations of the Cross – a half hour meditation of the Way of the Cross.  

Wednesday 3

09.30 Mass

14.30 Mothers’ Union meets in the Parish Room to hear Richard Dean talk about ‘Horninglow Happenings. This will also include old films taken by Bill Barge.
This is an open meeting, everyone welcome

19.00 – 20.30 CLYC meets in the Parish Room to make Palm Crosses. Congregation welcome to come and join in the fun.

Thursday 4

18.30 Mass

19.30 The Lent Course (The Bible Rediscovered) will be held in St. Thomas’ Church.

Coffee will be served from 19.00

Friday 5

09.30 Care, Healing and Prayer Group Mass for Healing.  Everyone welcome

Saturday 6

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room

Sunday 7

11.30 Annual Vestry and Parish meetings held in the Parish Room. Coffee beforehand with a buffet lunch to follow

Please note There will be no 12.00 Mass.

Monday 8

18.30 Mass

19.00 Stations of the Cross – a half hour meditation of the Way of the Cross.  

19.45 Men’s Choir practice in church.

Wednesday 10

15.00 (seated please) Wives Fellowship Group meets for afternoon tea at Byrkley Park Garden Centre.

Thursday 11

09.30 Standing Committee meets in the Vicarage.

18.30 Mass

19.30 The Lent Course (The Bible Rediscovered) will be held in St. Thomas’ Church.

Coffee will be served from 19.00

Friday 12

12.00 – 13.00 Lent Lunch. Proceeds for the Bishops Lent Appeal: Mental Health and Wellbeing. Adults £3.50, children £2.00. We are having fewer Lent Lunches this year: Please do your best to come.

18.30- 20.30 Knitting Group meets in the Parish Room for a knit and natter.

 New members welcome.

Saturday 13

10.00 Mass, followed by breakfast in the Parish Room

Sunday 14 – Palm Sunday

Parish Magazine copy date

09.45 The congregation meets on the vicarage drive for the blessing of palms and  procession to church.

15.00 There will be a rehearsal in church for all servers and administrants on duty

during Holy Week.

18.30 Evening Prayer with Benediction

Monday 15

18.30 Stations of the Cross – a half hour meditation of the Way of the Cross.

19.30 Mass sung by the Men’s Choir

Tuesday 16

19.30 Mass sung by the Men’s Choir

Wednesday 17

09.30 Mass

19.30 Mass sung by the Men’s Choir

Thursday 18 – Maundy Thursday

11.00 Chrism Mass at Lichfield Cathedral

19.30 Sung Mass with Foot Washing.  

Procession of the Blessed Sacrament to the altar of Repose  

Stripping of the church and Vigil until midnight

Friday 19– Good Friday

Please note: There will not be a 09.30 Mass

10.30 Walk with the Cross, Burton March of Witness to the War Memorial.

14.30 – 16.00 Devotions

19.30 Solemn Celebration of the Lord’s Passion.

Saturday 20 –Holy Saturday

Please note: There will be no 10.00 Mass.

10.00 Decorate the church for Easter

14.00 – 16.00 Messy Easter in church including building the Easter Garden, followed by refreshments

20.15 Vigil and First Mass of Easter.

Sunday 21 - Easter Day

Coffee in the parish room after the 10.00 Mass

Monday 22

09.30 Mass

Tuesday 23

19.30 Guild of the Servants of the Sanctuary meeting - CANCELLED

Wednesday 24

Easter Communion to the Housebound after the 09.30 Mass

Saturday 27

10.00 – 11.30 Red Lion House Charity Coffee and Cake Morning.  Entrance £3.00

 Surplus cake sold in the Parish Room after the 10.00 Mass on Sunday

18.00  Folk Mass


Each Sunday at S. John’s:

Said Mass at 08-00 and
12-00

The Parish Family Mass sung at 10-00.

(Coffee afterwards in the Parish Room)

Junior Church at 10.00 in the Parish Room or in Church

Night Prayer at 18.30


Each Tuesday

19.30 - 21.00 Bell ringing practice – New members welcome.


Alternate Wednesdays

19.30 - 21.00 Church Linked Youth Club (CLYC) in the Parish Room for 11 – 16 year olds who have a link with the Church.


FORTHCOMING EVENTS:

Wednesday 3 April

Horninglow Happenings, a talk by Richard Dean in the Parish Room at 14.30.

Sunday 7 April

Annual Vestry and parochial church meetings at 11.30 in the parish room.

Friday 12 April

Lent Lunches in the parish Room, 12.00 to 13.00.

Sun 14 April

Palm Sunday.  Meet at 09.45 on the vicarage drive to process into church for the 10.00 Mass.

Thursday 18 April

Maunday Thursday, sung Mass with foot washing at 19.30

Friday 19 April

Good Friday.

Walk with the Cross , 10.30

Devotions 14.30 to 16.00

Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 19.30.

Saturday 20 April

Messy Easter, 14.00 to 1600 in church.

Vigil and First Mass of Easter at 20.15

Sunday 21 April

Easter Sunday. Family Mass at 10.00

Wednesday 15 May

CLYC fundraising event - Bingo and Cakes, 19.00 to 20.30 in the Parish Room.

Thursday 30 May

Ascension Day Mass at 19.30

Sunday 9 June

Confirmation Service at 10.00

Sunday 7 July

Lichfield Sinfonia Concert in memory of Rita Freeman at 16.00