Ross Parishes continues to foster a sense of community and spiritual nourishment with a diverse range of events and activities scheduled for the upcoming week. From virtual prayers to physical gatherings, there’s something for everyone seeking solace and connection.

Wednesday, February 28:

8:45-10:15am: Kickstart your day with Toast & Toddle at St. Mary’s—an opportunity for parents and toddlers to come together for a morning of fun and companionship.

11:00am: Get your creative juices flowing with Craft time at St. Mary’s, a chance to indulge in artistic expression and camaraderie.

11:15am: Engage in spiritual contemplation with Ponder & Pray via Zoom. For access, contact [email protected].

12:00 noon-1:30pm: Join the Lent Lunch at St. Mary’s, a time for fellowship and reflection as the community gathers over a meal.

Thursday, February 29:

10:00am: Attend the Eucharist at Markye Chapel, St. Mary’s, to partake in a solemn communion.

11:45am: Connect with the St. Mary’s Thursday Prayer group via Zoom. Visit for participation details.

6:00pm: Experience “Matilda” by St. Joseph’s RC Primary School at St. Mary’s, a delightful performance sure to enchant audiences of all ages.

7:30pm-9:00pm: Delve deeper into Lenten reflections with the Benefice Lent Course at St. Michael’s, Walford, fostering spiritual growth and communal learning.

Friday, March 1

6:30pm: Celebrate St. David’s Day with a special service at St. Michael’s, Walford, honoring Welsh heritage and traditions.

6:30pm-7:30pm: Join the Youth Choir rehearsal at St. Mary’s—a platform for young voices to harmonize and express themselves.

7:00-8:00pm: Fine-tune your vocal talents at Choir practice, also held at St. Mary’s.

Saturday, March 2

10:30am: Savor a cup of coffee provided by Sgwrs at St. Mary’s—a perfect opportunity for casual conversation and relaxation.

6:00pm: Immerse yourself in the ethereal beauty of Round Byrd Choral Evensong at St. Mary’s—a serene way to conclude the day.

Sunday, March 3

8:00am: Commence the day with BCP Holy Communion at St. Mary’s, a tranquil service steeped in tradition and reverence.

9:30am: Tune in to the live-streamed All Age Eucharist at St. Mary’s, or join the Parish Eucharist at St. Michael’s, Walford, to participate in communal worship.

11:00am: Engage with the GROW Youth Group at St. Mary’s Church Hall—a nurturing environment for young minds to explore faith and friendship.

11:50am: Take a moment of solemn reflection at the National Day of Reflection, held at the Plague Cross, St. Mary’s, honoring those affected by the pandemic.

Monday, March 4

12:00-1:00pm: Offer prayers for St. Mary’s at Markye Chapel—a time to come together in spiritual solidarity.

Tuesday, March 5

9:00-11:00am: Indulge in Tea & Toast and browse the Community Larder at St. Mary’s Hall—a welcoming space for nourishment and fellowship.

Ross Parishes invites all members of the community to partake in these enriching experiences, fostering connections and nurturing the spirit. Join in, and be uplifted by the collective embrace of faith and fellowship.