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The Holy Family, Shepherds and Magi St. Lawrence's Church Crosby Ravensworth

The Holy Family, Shepherds and Magi St. Lawrence's Church Crosby Ravensworth

The Posada is complete and Mary and Joseph were overjoyed to make it to Bethlehem on Christmas Day, despite the donkey playing up a bit.

Christmas Candles

Christmas Candles

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The excellent Vigil and Christening service on Saturday was action-packed, with fine readings and hymns and a brazier with which to light our Easter candles.

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Day Venue Time Service
Palm Sunday
April 17th
Thrimby 9.15 a.m. Holy Communion
Morland, Village Hall 10.30 for 11.00 a.m. Procession with donkey
to Atom in Church
Crosby Ravensworth 6.30 p.m. United in Chapel
Monday
April 18th
Thrimby 7.30 p.m. Taizé
Tuesday
April 19th
Morland 7.30 p.m. Cantata and Compline
Wednesday
April 20th
Great Strickland
Village Hall
5.30 p.m. Complete reading of St Matthew’s Gospel, with breaks for tea and dinner
Maundy Thursday
April 21st
Great Strickland 7.30 p.m. Holy Communion and foot-washing
Good Friday
April 22nd
Bolton 2.00 p.m. Vigil at the foot of the Cross
Easter Eve
April 23rd
Crosby Ravensworth 7.30 p.m. New Fire and Vigil.
Bring something to make a loud noise.
Easter Day
April 24th
Bolton, All Saints 9.15 a.m. United Holy Communion with the Rector and the Archdeacon.
Crosby Ravensworth 11.00 a.m. Holy Communion with the Archdeacon
Morland 11.00 a.m. Holy Communion with the Rector
Cliburn 6.30 p.m. Joint songs of praise

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April 13th AGCM [Crosby Ravensworth Village Hall upstairs 7.30]
April 23rd Easter Vigil [7.30 St. Lawrence’s Church]
April 24th Easter Sunday [with Archdeacon Kevin 11.00am]
May 10th Archdeacon’s Visitation 7.30pm
May 21st May fair with primary school [all day at school]
July 3rd Open Gardens and Teas [Crosby Ravensworth Village Hall]
July 23rd Vintage clothes and accessories sale with coffee morning [Crosby Ravensworth Village Hall]
August 25th Crosby Show

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St. Lawrence's Church Crosby Ravensworth - Bell Ringers

St. Lawrence's Church Crosby Ravensworth - Bell Ringers

St. Lawrence's Church Crosby Ravensworth - Christmas Carol Service by Christian Barnes

St. Lawrence's Church Crosby Ravensworth - Christmas Carol Service by Christian Barnes

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Though a bit on the chilly side, our  carol service on Dec.16 was very atmospheric with a fantastic turn-out, lots of candle light, bells, good readings and fine singing.

I thought that the children performed very well and it was very festive and memorable.

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St. Lawrence's Church Crosby Ravensworth - Christmas Musicians by Christian Barnes

St. Lawrence's Church Crosby Ravensworth - Christmas Musicians by Christian Barnes

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