The Benefice of:

The Brickhills &
Stoke Hammond


Revd John Waller
The Rectory
10 Pound Hill 
Great Brickhill
Milton Keynes
MK17 9AS
Tel: 01525 261062

Lent Courses 2011

                                       AT THE TABLE

                                         We will be reflecting on five themes drawn from
                                    Bible passages about people sharing meals together. 

The Subject Matter:-

The  readings listed below will be used as the basis for discusssion at the Lent Groups:-

Week  1:     Welcoming the stranger:  Abraham & the 3 visitors   (Genesis 18: 1 - 15)

Week  2:     A meal for the journey :  The Passover  (Exodus 12: 1 - 14)

Week  3:     Eating with sinners: The company Jesus kept   (Luke 5: 27 - 35)

Week  4:     Feeding on the word of God:  Mary and Martha   (Luke 10: 38 - 42)

Week  5:     Feasting in the kingdom of God:  Who is invited?   (Luke 14: 15 - 24)

N.B.     The readings and theme for the Lent Groups will be used in the Services on the Sunday prior to the Lent Group

The Rector prepares a handout for each session. To download a PDF file of the handouts, click on the link below for the relevant week:-

        Week 1       Week 2        Week 3       Week 4       Week 5

A Prayer for the Lent Course:

Living God, your Son made himself known to his friends
as they gathered at the table and broke bread together:
open the eyes of our faith so that we may see all things
in the light of your love, shown to us in Jesus Christ our Lord.

The following Discussion Groups will be held:-
Stoke Hammond on Tuesday afternoon:

March 15th,  22nd,  29th,  April 5th,  12th

Discussion group at the Methodist Church, in the afternoon at 2.15pm for 2.30pm until 3.30pm.

Before the first meeting on 15th March there will be a shared lunch from 1.00pm onwards.

For more information contact the Rector or Revd. Jim Gorringe.

Great Brickhill on Thursday afternoon:

Simple lunch at 12.30pm followed by discussion group at 2pm at different venues each week (see below). Come to either, or both! No charge for lunch—donations for a chosen charity are welcome.

March 17th:   51A, Lower Way

March 24th:   Green Farm, Stoke Lane

March 31st:   Furze Hill, Ivy Lane

April 7th:   Roxburgh House, Ivy Lane - changed to 1.00pm at the new meeting room at the Parish Hall

April 14th:   Brandlings, Pound Hill

For more information please contact Betty Kinsey (01525) 261836

Donations from the Lent Lunches 

Donations received from the Lent Lunches will be sent to chosen charitable causes. 


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