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What's Happening - Events
This will be a wonderful evening with proceeds split between church and Chorlton C of E PTA
Congregate for an evening of acoustic entertainment with
Badly Drawn Boy
...and a well-stocked bar
on Saturday 7th May 7pm — 11pm
at St. Clement’s Church, Chorlton, M21 9AE
Tickets £7.50 advance, £10 on the door
All proceeds to Chorlton CofE PTA and St. Clement’s Church
Tickets available online at bohochobno.co.uk
For those who want to keep on the move, there will be a 6km run from St Clement’s Church down through the nature reserve, along the River Mersey and back.There will also be a 1.5km route suitable for buggies and wheelchairs. For those who prefer a more relaxed start to a Bank Holiday Monday, there will be a café in the youth centre selling drinks and snacks, perfect for relaxing and chatting.
To enter, please download a form below.The full entry fee is £7 for adults and £5 for children when paid on the day, but ‘Early Bird’ registration is available at the REDUCED RATE of £5 for adults and £3 for children. To register as an ‘Early Bird’ simply return your form with the reduced rate fee by 25 April 2016 to Dave King, 8 St Clement's Rd, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, M21 9HU.
Sunday 20th March - Palm Sunday10.30am Procession of Palms and Eucharist
(Suitable for families)
The service attempts to capture some of the mood that may have existed when Jesus arrived in Jerusalem. The service begins outside with the blessing of palms. After the procession around the church, the Gospel is acted out and the Eucharist is celebrated by everyone.
Monday 21st March10.30am Chrism Mass at Manchester Cathedral
Each year, the Bishop invites the Diocese to gather at the Mother Church for the blessing of the holy oils. These oils are then used in the coming year for baptism, confirmation and healing. The clergy and licenced ministers also renew their ministerial vows.
A service of quietness and reflection before rest at the end of the day.
Tuesday 22nd March12.15pm Midday Eucharist
Wednesday 23rd March12.15pm Midday Prayer
Thursday 24th March - Maundy Thursday12.15pm Midday Prayer
8.00pm The Maundy Eucharist with the Watch of the Passion
The Eucharist on Maundy Thursday re-lives the events of the Upper Room and the Last Supper. It includes the powerful ceremonies of ‘Foot Washing’, ‘Stripping the Altar’, and ‘Watch of the Passion’, which is kept until midnight. Jesus, in the garden of Gethsemane, said to his disciples, “Could you not stay awake with me for one hour?”
Friday 25th March - Good Friday2.00pm The Good Friday Liturgy
On this most solemn of days we hear of our Lord’s Passion, we kneel at the foot of the cross in awe and wonder, we pray for the world he died to save, and we incorporate ourselves into these saving acts by sharing in the Body broken on the Cross.
(The service will be followed by tea and hot-cross buns.)
Sunday 27th March - Easter Day8.00am Said Eucharist
10.30am Eucharist for Easter Day
(suitable for families)
As we celebrate Christ’s Resurrection, we renew our baptism vows at the font and share the Eucharist together.
(Do remember to bring a bell or whistle to sound during the introduction to the Gloria to greet the Risen Lord)
7.30pm Taize Service
This year there will be two Lent Groups:
Exploring Spiritual Practices: Following Jesus' example, exploring spiritual practices such as prayer, reading scripture, fellowship, sharing bread and wine. Wednesdays, following the 10am service at St Werburgh's, ending with soup lunch.
Faith Pictures: Looking at how we can share our faith, through understanding why we find it hard, how we share things we love, beginning to tell our own stories, finding images or stories from elsewhere to help us. Thursday evenings (7:30pm) at St Barnabas' Church (every Thursday in Lent but not 10th
Midday Prayer & Prayer Booklet
I hope to build on the Day of Prayer through Lent. Can you join us for one service of Midday Prayers. We are looking for people to commit to one (or more day each week. I have also produced a simplified prayer booklet based on the service we do in church. Please take one and pray at home.
t Clement's is holding a Come and Sing concert on 20th February 2016 at 7.30pm. Concert tickets £7/5. All Singers are warmly invited to join St Clement's choir - £5 per singer. Music: I was glad (Parry); Greater love hath no man (Ireland); Great is the Lord (Elgar); For lo, I raise up (Stanford); To music (Dyson).
Rehearsal, 2.30-5pm; Afternoon Tea, 5-6pm; Final rehearsal, 6-7pm
If you would like to join us please download and fill in the form below.
Thurs 2nd - Sat 4th July
St Clements Church, Edge Lane Chorlton
Thurs 2nd 6-10.30pm
Fri 3rd 6-10.30pm
Sat 4th 1-9.30pm
ENTRY £10 inc £5 Beer token Thurs, £4 beer token Fri and Sat (tickets available from website)
Thursdays 30th April, 7th May, 14th May, 21st May, 4th June, 3.15pm - 4.30pm
at St Clements, with the Admission service as part of our service at 10.30am on
Sunday 7th June. If you have a child of 7 years of age or older who regularly
attends at St Clements with you, we offer this time of preparation for them to
receive communion prior to confirmation. For more information see Captain
This year’s Retreat will be held at
The Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield from
Friday 9th October to Sunday 11th October
The Retreat Leader will be :
The Venerable David Sharples
Archdeacon of Salford
The cost not including transport will be £110.
Contact Jenny on 0161 861 0898 to book a place.
We will be holding an additional PCC meeting after the main service on Sunday