Lent & Holy Week

This page is designed to give you information on recommended Lent reading, Lent groups you can join, special services and other events.

Lent Fast

by Annie di Castiglione

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Holy Week images

Dates of services









Palm Sunday - 9th April

8.30am - Service at Boxworth

10.30am - Services at Bourn, Croxton, Yelling, Papworth Everard

11.00am - Service at Elsworth

6.00pm - Evening prayer at Conington


Maundy Thursday - 13th April

7.30pm - Holy Communion at Kingston Church

7.30pm - Holy Communion at Papworth


Good Friday - 14th April

9.30am - Family Service at Bourn Church

12 noon-1pm - Stations of the Cross at Eltisley Church

noon-1pm Quiet Reflection at Papworth Everard Church

2pm - Reflection at Boxworth Church

Holy Saturday  - 15th April

9pm ~Service of the Light at Conington

Easter Sunday - 16th April

8.30am Holy Communion  at Croxton and Knapwell

9.00am Holy Communion at Yelling

9.30 am Holy Communion at Conington and Longstowe

10.30am Holy Communion at Bourn, Boxworth, Eltisley, Graveley, Kingston and Papworth

11.00am Holy Communion at Caxton and Elsworth

6.00pm Songs of Praise at Toseland

Lent Course

              Becoming Bigger Christians

                 Every Tuesday of Lent from 7th March at Papworth 

                 Village Hall at 8.15pm

For more information please contact the Administrator


Lent Reading


If you are looking for something to guide your preparation for Easter, the team would like to suggest the following books:


  • Seeing Jesus and Being Seen by Him Christopher Cocksworth

  • The Journey: With Jesus to Jerusalem and the Cross (the SPCK Lent Book)  John Pritchard

  • Stations of the Cross  Timothy Radcliffe

  • The Lent Factor: Forty companions for the forty days of Lent (The Mowbray Lent Book 2015) Graham Jones

  • Reflecting the Glory Tom Wright

  • Reflections for Lent 2015 Lucy Winkett, Malcolm Guite, Ben Quash, Frances Ward

  • The Little Book of Lent: Daily reflections from the world’s greatest spiritual writers Arthur Howells

  • Not by Bread Alone: Daily Reflections for Lent 2015 Jan Cormier

  • Roll Away the Stone Brian Fahy


Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke, to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?

Isaiah 58v6


Team Administrator 

Lower Pendrill Court 

Ermine Street North 

Papworth Everard 

CB23 3UY