Lent to Easter 2018

Rochdale Churches of All Saints Hamer, St Ann, Belfield, St Chad, Rochdale, Christ Church, Healey, and St Mary in the Baum, Rochdale


Lent and Holy Week Programme 2018


14 Feb Ash Wednesday – Eucharist with option of ashing

St Mary’s in the Baum 10 am

St Ann Belfield 10.30 am

Christ Church Healey 7pm

St Chad’s 8pm


Please join in with one of our courses during Lent

“Hospitality” St Chad’s and St Mary’s Weekly Lent Group will be on Thursdays at St Chad’s at 11 am finishing with Midday Prayer followed by option of shared lunch (please bring your own) on 22 Feb, 1,8,15,22 March

“Churches Together Lent course has chosen a theme of  "Music" this year. Every Wednesday held at St Patrick's Presbytery, Watt Street, Rochdale. (21st Karl Jenkins, The Armed Man, 28th Charles Wesley, 7th Latin Music, 14th Music of Taize; 21st Passover celebration)

“The Sacraments” – St Ann Belfield, discussion on Wednesdays after the morning service.


9 March

Christ Church Parish Hall 10am-12 noon.  Religious Art appreciation -  Reflection of the Passion. 


11 March - Mothering Sunday – services at the usual times


25 March- Palm Sunday – services at the usual times


27 March – Tuesday in Holy Week

Eucharist at St Ann’s 10.30 am

St Chad’s at 8pm. Stations of the Cross at finishing with Compline


28 March – Wednesday in Holy Week

St Mary’s at 10 am: Holy Communion

St Ann Belfield at 10.30 am Holy Communion and Stations of the Cross

7pm at Christ Church Healey, Stations of the Cross


29 March - Maundy Thursday

St Mary’s in the Baum at noon, Passover Meal, Eucharist with foot-washing

Christ Church Healey at 7pm Maundy Thursday Service of Holy Communion followed by hour’s vigil

St Ann’s Eucharist of the Lords Supper 7.00pm

St Chad at 8pm Maundy Thursday Service of Holy Communion followed by hour’s vigil


30 March- Good Friday

Christ Church Healey at 10 am Good Friday Service “An hour at the Cross”

St Chad’s at 10 am Liturgy of Good Friday (Children’s activity provided)

1115 am United Service in Rochdale Town Centre (Meet at Lords Square)

2pm at St Mary’s: At the Cross: The Last Hour.

St Ann Belfield at 2pm, Liturgy of Good Friday


31 March- Easter Eve/Holy Saturday

St George’s Oakenrod at 7pm Easter Vigil (Bury Road, OL11 4ED)


1 April -Easter Sunday – services at the usual times

New service launches at St Chad’s with Easter Egg Hunt at 930 am





Our Churches, contact numbers and usual Sunday Service times



Christ Church, Healey, Gandy Lane, OL12 6EF 01706 355292 10 am

St Ann Bellfield, Rochdale Road, OL16 5BT 01706 642846 10.30 am

St Mary in the Baum, St Mary’s Gate, OL16 1DZ 01706 632809   9.30 am

St Chad, Sparrow Hill, OL16 1QT 01706 632809 11 am


Or contact Revd Mark Coleman at hellomarkcoleman@gmail.com