On this page, you can find out more about services and events taking place throughout Lent, Holy Week and Easter.
You can also download our Lent, Holy Week and Easter 2019 leaflet
5 March Shrove Tuesday
Community Association Shrove Tuesday Party, Chapter House, 7.30pm
6 March Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period leading up to Easter. Ashes are made by burning palm branches blessed in the previous year’s Palm Sunday celebration, and are an ancient sign of penitence and of our mortality.
8.00am Holy Communion with Imposition of Ashes
12.30pm Holy Communion with Imposition of Ashes
5.30pm Evening Prayer
7.30pm Sung Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes
Compline, 9.00pm, St Hugh’s Choir
A service of quiet and reflection before rest at the end of the day.
Fridays throughout Lent.
‘On Christian Virtue’ LENT SERMON SERIES
This series explores virtues of Christian living, to help us to consider how we inhabit the Christian life, and to help those preparing for baptism and confirmation to consider what their commitment entails. The topics have been chosen by the preachers.
Sunday 9.30am Sung Eucharist, St Hugh’s Choir
March 10 (First Sunday in Lent) HUMILITY by Revd Canon Dr Ian Stockton, Former Canon Chancellor of Blackburn Cathedral
March 17 (Second Sunday in Lent) HOPE by The Revd Dr Sally Myers, Principal, Lincoln School of Theology
March 24 (Third Sunday in Lent) GENEROSITY by The Revd Canon Martyn Taylor, Rector of St George’s Stamford
March 31 (Fourth Sunday in Lent) COURAGE by The Right Revd Dr Nicholas Chamberlain, Bishop of Grantham
April 7 (Fifth Sunday in Lent) FAITHFULNESS by The Very Reverend Christine Wilson, Dean of Lincoln
Holy Week and Easter
SUNDAY 14 APRIL PALM SUNDAY
10.30am SUNG EUCHARIST AND PROCESSION WITH PALMS
3.45pm CHORAL EVENSONG
THURSDAY 18 APRIL MAUNDY THURSDAY
7.30pm EUCHARIST OF THE LAST SUPPER AND WATCH OF THE PASSION
FRIDAY 19 APRIL GOOD FRIDAY
9.30am LITURGY OF THE CROSS
12noon THREE HOURS DEVOTION
The Preacher is Canon Professor Vernon White, Visiting Professor in Theology at King’s College London
SATURDAY 21 APRIL EASTER EVE
8.00pm THE EASTER VIGIL WITH BAPTISM AND CONFIRMATION
SUNDAY 21 APRIL EASTER DAY
8.00am Holy Communion
10.30am SUNG EUCHARIST
12.30pm Holy Communion
3.45pm FESTAL EVENSONG