True Spirituality – Ash Wednesday – 17 February

Ash Wednesady

Our service for Ash Wednesday was recorded at St James the Great, Silsoe and is led by Rev David Payne. Rev Anne Barker gives the address and Nick Thompson reads from the Bible.

Music is from the musicians and singers of St Martins in the Field and the Royal School of Church Music.

You are welcome to watch the service at any time, but the suggested worship time for our Virtual Congregation is 7:30pm on Wednesday 17 February.

Click on the buttons below to see a copy of the Order of Service and to watch the service on YouTube – each will open in a new window.

At the end of the service you will find information about our Lent course ‘Teach Us to Pray’ (including a possible second course) and also the Church of England’s #LiveLent. There’s also a short video from Rev David talking about Lent.

If you would like to take part in one of our services, maybe by reading from the Bible or leading the prayers, please contact Rev David on 01525 864858 or

Praying hands

Please remember in your prayers

Those who have recently died, including

Jean Bird,
Gerald & Kathleen Jones,
Martins Ogunbuyi,
Janet Powers,
Doreen Wrightson

and their family and friends
who mourn them

Those who are ill

Des Brazier,
Kara De Napoli – granddaughter
of Margaret Butt,
Brian Finney,
James Kerr,
Stella Lawton,
Sally & Andy Metianu,
Joan Preston

and we also remember

Jonah – born at 27 weeks –
great-grandson of Anne Stiles

All the staff and residents
at Taymer Nursing Home

We thank all our congregation who have been continuing to support us whilst our Churches have been closed, with contributions made directly to our bank accounts or by passing money to our treasurers.  

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You can make a donation to support all 3 Churches in our Benefice by clicking on the button below which will take you to an online donation page