Chelmsford Cathedral
Lent Groups

During Lent 2018 there will be a series of day time and evening meetings exploring different aspects of a topic on the Christian faith. 

Wednesday Day-Time Lent Group

The Psalms - Prayers for Today's Church led by Canon Edward Carter and Heike Prentice

Meeting between 11am and 12.15pm in the Johnson Room (1st floor Chapter House) the group will be using a course called 'The Psalms - prayers for today's church', written by Bishop Stephen Cottrell.  The course includes audio recordings from a range of leading Christian voices such as Rose Hudson-Wilkin and John Bell.  A course booklet will be available for everyone attending.  The course is open to all with no cost (donations will be invited towards the cost of the booklet).  For those who wish to stay, there is a Communion Service at 12.35pm in the Cathedral.  For further details contact Canon Edward Carter on 01245 294486 or

The dates of the five Wednesday meetings are:-

21st February

28th February

7th March

14th March

21st March


Wednesday Evenings in Lent

'Faith and Literature'. 

Taking place in the Cathedral at 7.30pm

21st February with Revd Duncan Dormor, Chief Executive Director of USPG - 'The Gilead Trilogy' by Marilynne Robinson

28th February with Linda Brown-Easton, Academic Developer within Anglia Learning and Teaching at ARU - 'Cloud Atlas' by David Mitchell

7th March with Bishop Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford - 'Monsignor Quixote' by Graham Greene

14th March with Canon Edward Carter, Canon Theologian at Chelmsford Cathedral - 'Watership Down' by Richard Adams

21st March with Canon Cilla Hawkes, Area Dean of Dunmow & Stansted - 'The Secret Garden' by Frances Hodgson Burnett, and other favourites

There is no charge for these events.

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