The programme for the Lent course for 2017 will be based around:
John Ortberg: Spiritual disciplines for ordinary people. The life you’ve always wanted.
There are participant books to go with the course, and also a DVD.
The DVD is designed to help with preparation, for the benefit of each week’s speakers/facilitators.
The six themes are: Transformation; Slowing Down and Celebrating; Praying and Confessing; Meditating on Scripture and Seeking Guidance; Practicing Servanthood, Finding Freedom; Going the Distance with a Well-Ordered Heart,
The six weeks fall like this:
Ash Wednesday. March 1st. 7.30pm in church. Holy Communion.
Margie to lead, Philip to speak. Transformation.
Buckland Chapel. Tuesday, March 7th. 7.30pm.
Slowing Down and Celebrating. Roy to speak.
Buckland Chapel. Tuesday, March 14th. 7.30pm.
Praying and Confessing. Reuben to speak.
Buckland Chapel. Tuesday, March 21st. 7.30pm.
Meditating on Scripture and Seeking Guidance. Andy Farmer to speak.
Buckland Chapel. Tuesday, March 28th. 7.30pm.
Practicing Servanthood, Finding Freedom. Mark and Angela to speak.
Buckland Chapel. Tuesday, April 4th. 7.30pm.
Going the Distance with a Well-Ordered Heart. Pippa to speak.
April 11th is Maundy Thursday, and we will follow a last supper theme.
We will incorporate worship into these evenings.
Also refreshments provided by home groups.