The Church looks up at Ascension!! .... come and celebrate with wonderful music and a glass of fizz afterwards.
At St Andrew's come and join in the Prayer Breakfast on Saturday 8:30am. Free breakfast and a chance to hear a Chaplain from Addenbrookes talk about 'Prayer at Times of Illness'.
On Saturday afternoon a prayer walk begins at St Andrew's at 2:30pm. We'll walk through the village remembering before God everything we see, arriving at St James, Wulfstan Way by about 3:30. After a stop there, we'll carry on to St John's, Hills Rd, where we can join the families at Messy Church for tea. 2.6 miles one way, add on a shorter route back for a 5 mile round trip walk with plenty of refreshment.
The other churches have many more activities over the weekend. Please see their websites for all the details.
Cherry Hinton's Robin Greenwood (Head of Programme Delivery at Christian Aid) will speak during the church service and Pansi Katenga, who leads the work of Christian Aid in Malawi, will be our guest speaker after lunch. Lunch is free, but donations equal to the cost of your usual Sunday lunch requested. Lunch begins at noon, and everyone is welcome to come to the service, the lunch, or both!
Stay on after Church this Sunday to celebrate the year just past and to have your say in the shape of the year to come!
ST Andrew's stays open all afternoon so that everyone can come along and see the fabulous flower displays and eat cake! Come and listen to the organ, stroll in the churchyard and continue the celebration of this joyous day.
Alleluia Christ is Risen! Come and celebrate with light and song and astonishment. A glorious festival Eucharist with our new choir and fabulous organist! Everyone is welcome to join in.
The journey through Holy Week reaches the moment when Jesus utters his his last cries. It is finished. An hour of meditation on this moment in history -- through spoken word and improvisation on organ and harp.
A solemn walk, with other Christians from this area, from St Andrew's Church down to the centre of Cherry Hinton. You can join at any point.
On Good Friday morning the church will be full of Easter activities. Families welcome to drop in at any point between 10 and 12 to experience something of the Easter story, or just to chat over tea and hot cross buns. At noon there will be a big egg hunt in the churchyard (weather permitting!) This is a free event. Children must be accompanied by an adult!
Tonight we re-enact the events of the Last Supper through to the arrest of Jesus. The evening begins with a jolly bring and share supper in the main body of the church to which everyone is welcome. During supper there will be an opportunity to have your feet washed. After a break for after dinner tea/coffee, the service will resume at 7:30 with Communion, followed by the stripping of the altars. We will disperse, as Jesus' friends once did, in silence and fear. Yet some will stay on, keeping vigil till the end of this day at the candlelit side altar. Feel free to join at any point of the evening, and to leave.
The most peaceful form of prayer, with Addison Shore as Cantor and Lucy Bunce on harp. If you've never tried Compline... try it!
A third opportunity to think about the meaning of the cross, within a short service of Holy Communion.
The second in a series of sermons on 'What is the point of the Cross', within a short contemplative service of Holy Communion.
A short service of Holy Communion featuring the first in a series of three sermons asking 'What is the point of the Cross?' Come and hear three preachers give their different perspectives.
Cherry Hinton Baptist Church hosts an afternoon's reflection on the Passion according to St Matthew and the events of Holy Week. With Rev'd Stephen Leeke. All welcome at the Family Centre.
Come and celebrate the start of Holy Week with palms and a procession. Our new instrumental music group will accompany us as we move together from 'Hosanna' to 'Crucify Him'...
Come and get to know this lovely medieval church better -- by dusting and polishing it!
Lots of work to do to get it ready for Easter!
Bring and Share Lunch after church on Sunday 2 April, to celebrate Roger Picton, who steps down after many years as a churchwarden.
Our weekly service of Communion.
A chance to get the overall picture of the Bible on Wednesday evenings 7:30-9:00pm hosted by Ian and Karen Hoskings (86 Mill End Road, Cherry Hinton, Cambridge, CB1 9JP) starting on Wed 8th March. This course will carry on for a few weeks after Easter too as there are 8 sessions -- you do not have to come to every session!)
A daytime group which will look at how to use the Bible as a source of strength, support and guidance by going very in depth into one or two passages. This group will meet at 11:15-12:15 pm at Gill Rapley's (5 Chartfield Road, Cambridge, CB1 9JX: Tel245949 ) on Wednesdays from 8th March.
An opportunity to look in depth at the Letter to the Philippians on Tuesday evenings 7:30-9:00pm hosted at The Vicarage, starting Tuesday 7th March.