Lent in 2021 will be a little different, as the nation also deals with the extended lockdown to protect against Coronavirus. We’re pulling together resources here, which you might want to use through the coming forty days of Lent!

Services during Lent

  • Wednesday 17th April – 6pm Ash Wednesday Service

Sunday’s through Lent we will be exploring spiritual practices during our 10am services:

  • 14th February – Study
  • 21st February – 1st in Lent – Fasting
  • 28th February – 2nd in Lent – Fairtrade
  • 7th March – 3rd in Lent – Creativity
  • 14th March – Mothering Sunday – Cathedrals
  • 21st March – Passion Sunday – Silence
  • 28th March – Palm Sunday 

Details to follow as we come closer to Holy Week!

Church of England Daily lent App

Why not sign up for the daily free lent email reflections from the Church of England, or to download the app for ios or android? Details here.

We've reached the end of Lent and from the lows of Maundy Thursday and Good Friday, we've reached Easter day. Read more
Saturday 3rd April is Easter Eve, and in a service from darkness to light, St Mark's and St Thomas lead Read more
A dramatization of the final days of Jesus life - before a triumphant resurrection on Easter Sunday. Part of our Read more
Sunday the 28th March is Palm Sunday and brings us into the last week of Lent - as we come Read more
Rachel presides
An update from St Mark's as we look to re-opening our church building for services from Easter. Read more
Sunday the 21st March is the fifth Sunday of Lent and is also known as Passion Sunday. For our 10am Read more
Sunday the 14th March is the fourth Sunday of Lent but it's also Mothering Sunday - we hope you're going Read more
Sunday the 7th March is the third Sunday of Lent and for our 10am service it's St Thomas taking a Read more
Sunday the 28th February is the Second Sunday of Lent and for our 10am service it's Paul and Eve - Read more
Sunday the 21st February is the First Sunday of Lent and for our 10am service it's St Thomas who are Read more
Wednesday 17th February is Ash Wednesday and St Mark's and St Thomas churches come together for a 6pm service of Read more
Alleliua colouring in sheet
During Lent we usually don't use Alleluia's in our liturgy, as this is a more sombre, penitential season. There's an Read more
Love yourself through Lent
In a really challenging season, why not focus on self-care this Lent. Here are 40 self-care ideas to choose from, Read more
With Ash Wednesday nearly upon us, the start of Lent is not far behind. As we are unable to meet Read more
Winchester Diocese Logo
How might a Rule (or Rhythm) of Life help us to grow and be more fruitful in our relationships with Read more
Wooden cross on purple tablecloth with palm
We invite you to journey through Lent with us, using items and symbols that you can find around your home Read more