Prayer the focus of Norwich church Lent course 

Thorpe Parish Church is holding a Lent course looking at different perspectives of prayer, including Ignatian prayer, icons and art, using music, the Bible and meditation.

Revd James Stewart said, “Lent offers us the opportunity to deepen our relationship with God and prayer is central to this. Yet how often have we wondered whether we might try different approaches to it or do it more often?” Anyone interested in exploring different perspectives of prayer is welcome to join this six session course run by Rev Stewart and Rev Hutton. The group will gather on Wednesday afternoons at The St Andrew’s Centre, Norwich NR7 0LH at 2.00 with tea and coffee, starting the study at 2.15pm. The sessions will last just over an hour.

  • February 14 - What is prayer?
  • February 28 – Praying with the Bible
  • March 7 - Contemplative prayer
  • March 14 - Praying with icons and art
  • March 21 - Ignatian prayer and spirituality
  • March 28 - Praying with music

Please note that there is no session on 21 February.

Lenten Evensong

4 March at 5.00pm
The choir at the Parish Church will sing a service of Choral Evensong for Lent on 4 March (The Third Sunday of Lent) at 5.00pm.  Come and experience God’s presence in the beautiful liturgy of the Book of Common Prayer and the choral music.

Lent Lunches

The church will hold two Lent lunches, with the proceeds going to the Bishop’s Lent Appeal (this year for our brothers and sisters in the Anglican Church in Papua New Guinea). The meal with consist of a simple bowl of soup and bread and cheese to follow.
16 February: 12 noon for 12.30pm at The St Andrew’s Centre.
Please be in touch with Ann Cox (01603 436619) or Olga Bradshaw (01603 435678) to book a place.
16 March: 12 noon for 12.30pm at The Rectory.

Please be in touch with The Rector: email on or 01603 927291 to book a place.

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