Category Archives: Lent

Lent for Families: Week One

LENT FOR FAMILIES WEEK ONE: 15-21 FEBRUARY 2021 This week we have Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. Next Sunday will be the first Sunday in Lent. Micah 6:8 The Lord has told you what is good. He has told you … Continue reading

Lent course 2017 – What happens when we pray?

What happens when we pray? Does it make a difference? At Castle Street we’ll be using a recently published book to guide our thinking about prayer this Lent. We’ll be meetings on Thursdays from 2nd to 30th March at 2000. … Continue reading

Lent course – Pilgrimage

This year’s Lent course follows an new discussion series from the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland website. Each week, in our TableTalk slot, we are invited to gather in groups for reflection and spiritual conversation around a series … Continue reading

Impossible God

Join us on Wednesday 1st April at 1930 for a performance of Impossible God – a one-man passion play written by Frank Topping and performed by Mark Topping. Impossible God is a powerful exploration of the historical events at the … Continue reading

Lent course – Parables and Possessions

Our Lent course this year is entitled Parables and Possessions. In 2012 the Church of Scotland General Assembly received the report of the Special Commission on the Purposes of Economic Activity – A right relationship with money. A small … Continue reading

End Hunger Fast

Members of Castle Street’s congregation are going to be fasting this Lent, joining many others around the country in solidarity with the hungry. We’ll also be applying pressure on the government to take hunger seriously. In the UK there has … Continue reading

Lent course – Time to Talk of God

Time to Talk of God aims to stimulate discussions about recovering Christian conversation as a way of nurturing discipleship. All are very welcome to take part in this Lent Course – please indicate which time and venue would be best … Continue reading

Lent course

This year’s Lent course starts with pancakes on Tuesday 12th February. The course is entitled Encountered: meeting God in ordinary places and is organised by Church at Castle student ministers. There is a Tuesday afternoon session at St Luke’s, … Continue reading

Sign up for prayer texts during Lent

Young Methodists are offering people the chance to sign up for prayer text messages over the Lent period. The prayer texts have been written by children and young people from across the Methodist Church. They are intended to … Continue reading