Ash Wednesday
Sung Mass – 10.00 hrs.
Hymns today: – New English Hymnal
67, 70, 425, 490
The Mass setting is
The New English Folk Mass – NEH 541
The Psalm is to be found at NEH 532

Mass and Intentions this week:
Day. Time Intention.
Sunday 10.00 Wisdons Close, Barton Ave
Monday Ebury Court Old People’s Home
Tuesday Leonard Ave, Gorseway
Wednesday 19.30 Horace Ave, Legon Ave
Thursday 10.00 Croxford Way, Strood Way
Friday Philip Ave, Philip Close
Saturday Thorntons Farm Av, Fourth Av

Next Sunday is
The First Sunday of Lent
Sung Mass – 10.00 hrs.
Evening Prayer (BCP) at 18.00 hrs.
Psalm 119:17-32; Genesis 21:1-21; Mark 14:1-26

Electoral Roll & APCM Elections
The Parish Electoral Roll opens for revision and the application of qualified new members TODAY. The revision period ends on Sunday March 4th. After the revision period the time for nominations as Churchwardens and PCC members begins. This year we will have 2 vacancies for the PCC. Details will appear at the appropriate time, but please give some thought now as to whether you are being called to one of these positions.

Reports to the APCM
Reports are due to Fr. Martin by Sunday March 4th please.

Upcoming Events & Meetings…….
Monday 5th March – Said Mass at 19.00 hrs, around the main altar.
PCC Meeting – at 19.45 hrs. in the Lady Chapel.
Tuesday 13th March – The Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary will be prayed at 19.30 hrs. in the Lady Chapel. All are welcome to attend, a rosary can be borrowed on the night and instruction will be given, if required.
Tuesday 20th March – Holy Communion according to the rites of The Book of Common Prayer at 19.30 hrs. in the Lady Chapel.
Friday 23rd March – Grounds Working Party from 13.00 hrs. to 16.00 hrs. If wet we will do maintenance work on the Church and the Hall.

Stations of the Cross
Thursday 22nd February at 9.45 am.
Tuesday 27th February at 2.00 pm.
Monday 5th March at 7.00 pm.
Friday 16th March at 7.30 pm.
Wednesday 21st March at 7.30 pm.

Palm Sunday—25th March
Assemble in the Vicarage Garden at 9.50 am
(or the Hall if wet).

Holy Week
Chrism Mass at Chelmsford Cathedral – Midday 26th March.

26th, 27th & 28th March.
Mass with devotion each evening at 7.30 pm..

Maundy Thursday-Mass at 8.00 pm and vigil until midnight.
Good Friday—Stations of the Cross at 10.00 am
Midday—Procession of the Cross from the Y.M.C.A.
1.00 pm Hour of devotion at the foot of the Cross.
2.00 pm Liturgy of the Day.

Easter Saturday
Vigil Mass with full ceremonies at 6.00 pm.

Easter Sunday
Shorter Form Vigil Mass at 7.00 am with breakfast to follow.
10.00 am Sung Mass of Easter.
6.00 pm Evening Prayer.

Easter Monday—Said Mass at 10.00 am in the Lady Chapel

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