Sunday, February 26, 2006


All Saints and the other churches in the Macclesfield Team Parish are running a number of extra opportunities for reflection during Lent.
Town Centre Lunchtime Services
These are going to be held at St Michael's in the Market Place on Wednesdays with a short service at 12.30 pm. This will be followed by a simple lunch.
A Better Way?
At All Saints we are holding a series of five evening meetings beginning on Tuesday 7th March at 8.00 pm. Each evening we will watch a short DVD from NOOMA (see The idea is to look at aspects of living the Christian life in the 21st Century.
The programme is:
7th March - "Trees" - Does my life matter? Does God care about my life?
14th March - "Lump" - What about all the junk in my life? Can God still love me?
21st March - "Luggage" - How can I forgive those who've really hurt me?
28th March - "Bullhorn" - Can I love those I find difficult?
4th April - "Rain" - Where is God when life really hurts?
The Prayer of Silence
A series of five meetings at St Michael's in the Market Place in Macclesfield on Monday evenings at 7.45 pm (6, 13, 20, 27 March, & 3 April). Looking at topics such as: why silence and stillness?; Being fully in the present moment; Coping with our fragile egos; The Cloud of Unknowing; Boredom; difficulties and problems.
Reel Life
Issues of life in the movies. The group will watch a feature film on Sunday evening at 7.45 pm, followed by discussion on the following Wednesday. (Dates: 5, 12, 19, 26 March, 2 April)

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