Ross Parishes is set to be a hive of activity this week, offering a diverse range of events for both the spiritually inclined and those simply seeking community connection. From daily morning prayers to craft groups and bereavement support, there's something for everyone.
The week kicks off with a daily Zoom Morning Prayer at 9 am, ensuring that even those unable to leave their homes can still connect with their faith and community.
Tuesday promises to be a day of warmth and support. From 9 am to 11 am, St Mary's Hall will open its doors for 'Tea and Toast' alongside the Community Larder. For those navigating the challenging waters of grief, the 'Just B Bereavement Support Group' will be held at St Mary's at 2.30 pm. This supportive group meets on the fourth Tuesday of every month, with the next session scheduled for 26th September.
Parents and toddlers have a special treat on Wednesday with 'Toddle and Toast' at St Mary's starting at 8.45 am. Craft enthusiasts can join the Craft Group at St Mary's from 11 am to 12.30 pm, which convenes on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. For those seeking a moment of reflection, 'Ponder and Pray' will be available on Zoom at 11.15 am, taking place on the first and third Wednesday of the month.
Thursday is packed with activities, starting with the 'Messy Church' at St Mary's at 3.30 pm, a delightful event held on the first Thursday of every month. This is followed by a 10 am Eucharist service at St Mary's and a Prayer Group on Zoom at 11.45 am.
The week culminates on Sunday, 10th September, with a series of spiritual services. The day begins with an 8 am BCP Communion Service at St Mary's. At 9.30 am, a live-streamed Sung Eucharist will be held at St Mary's, while simultaneously, a Celtic Prayer Service will take place at Walford. The day concludes with a 6 pm Evening Prayer and Talk at St Mary's.