‘Thy Kingdom Come’, Scargill and Lee Abbey are jointly embarking on a pilgrimage of prayer and mission to celebrate our long standing partnership in the gospel.

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Starting at Lee Abbey Devon, representatives from each community will journey to Scargill House between Ascension and Pentecost 2018. On route Paul, Esther, Jonathan, Tim, PK, Sheila and Kate will visit other communities, groups and churches sharing in prayer, testimonies and stories and seeking opportunities to share God’s love and grace with all they encounter.

Itinerary for the joint Lee Abbey & Scargill Community Journey

We would love you to join us at any of the following events:

Thursday 10 May

The Pilgrims set out on their adventure from Lee Abbey Devon

3.00 – 4.40 pm – Afternoon Tea with Lee Abbey friends and Community at Knowle West BS4 1JN

Friday 11 May

7.30 pm – An evening at Lee Abbey London (57-67 Lexington Gardens, Kensington, W8 6JJ) with comedian & illusionist Tom Elliott.

Saturday 12 May

12.00 – 2.00 pm – Community members will be happy to meet with local folk at The Parish Church of Saint James The Apostle, Cowley OX4 3LF where there will be a plant sale.

Sunday 13 May

Pilgrims from the journey will be involved in services at churches in Oxford & the Midlands and looking forward to meeting anyone in the area.

  • 8.00 am – St James (OX4 3LF)
  • 10.00 am – St James (OX4 3LF)
  • 10.30 am – St Francis (OX3 7JF)
  • 10.30 am – St Peters Kineton (CV35 0HX)
  • 5.30 pm – St Peters Church centre Wellesbourne (CV35 9LS) tea & cake followed by a service at 6.00 pm

Monday 14 May

7.30 – 9.00 pm – Prayer evening at St James’ Church Frederick Rd, Birmingham B6 6BP

Tuesday 15 May

6.00 pm opportunity to join the pilgrims for a pub quiz at the Crispin Pub Station Rd,Great Longstone, Bakewell DE45 1TZ

Wednesday 16 May

7.30 pm – 9.00 pm – Teams got Talent! at St Stephens church Manchester Rd, Astley M29 7BT. Bring a poem, sketch or music etc. Please contact Nick Hardman on 01942 888786 to make your offering and book a slot.

10.00 pm – Night Prayers

Thursday 17 May

7.30 pm – there will be a joint ecumenical service at St John Stones Church, 7 Sandbrook Way, Southport, PR8 3RN Follwed by a party at St John Stones Parish Club.

Friday 18 May

7.30 pm – social evening with tea & cake at St James’ Bolton, 1042 Bolton Rd, Bradford BD2 4LH A chance to celebrate all God has done on the Journey and to reflect. Bring a friend!

Saturday 19 May

The Journey ends at Scargill House

This was posted on 9 May 2018.

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