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AMC ash wed

Our minister Rev. Helen Kirk will lead a reflective communion service on Ash Wednesday, 10th February at 7.30pm. This will mark the start of Lent.

Traditionally, Lent is the period of self-restraint and abstention for Christians prior to Easter. It marks the first day of fasting, repentance, prayer and self-control. It is often a time that people aim to give up a luxury such as chocolate or other specific favourites. It can also be the period when people focus on aiming to give up bad habits such as impatience or intolerance.

For those who wish to take part, Ash Wednesday services include marking the sign of the cross on the forehead with ashes from the previous years's Palm Sunday, mixed with oil.

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