Patronal Festival etc St Edward’s

On Saturday (20th) at St Edward’s there will be the Annual Parochial Church Meeting at 2.00 pm, and a Contemplative Eucharist with much silence at 5.00 pm.

Next Sunday there will be the usual Prayer Book Communion at 8.00 pm, at which Alan Cole will be celebrant.

At 11.00 am there will be the Patronal Festival Service. Fraser will preach, and the churchwardens will be admitted to office by the Master of Trinity Hall. The service will be followed by lunch at Trinity Hall (cost £3.00) to which members of any congregation at St Edward’s are invited.

At the 5.00 pm Eucharist, Malcolm will continue his series of sermons on Meeting the Risen Christ, focusing in this last sermon in the series on meeting Christ in one another.

The student-led Taizé service will continue on Monday at 9.00 pm. On Thursday at 12.30 pm there will be prayers for reconciliation and healing, led by Matt. On Friday, there will be Holy Communion at 10.30 am with Alan Cole, and meditation at 5.30 with Fraser.

On Saturday there will be a visit to Coventry as part of our preparations for being admitted to the Community of the Cross of Nails.

The programme for On The Edge (Weds at 8.00 pm) for the next three months is pasted in below.


May 1: David Pickersgill
The Shadow of Death in the songs of Sufjan Stevens

May 15: Malcolm Guite
Where the Nails have Been: The Spirituality of Gillian Welch

May 29: Fraser Watts
Keeping Imagination Healthy:
Learning from Davie Bowie, Nick Cave and others

June 12 Malcolm Guite
Drag Queens in a Limousines:
Mary Gautier and other hard core Troubadours

June 26: Matt Russell
The Spirit in the Dark: Afro-American Spirituality Songs

July 10: Matt Russell
The Spirituality of ‘Twelve Steps

July 24: Malcolm Guite
Psychedelic Pill: Spirituality & Psychedelia
with the Grateful Dead, Neil Young and Jefferson Airplane

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