Saint Swithins Church - Parish of Walcot

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Upcoming Events

Palm Sunday Quiet Afternoon

Date: 25th March 2018 3:00pm

The Story, Their Stories, My Story

Join us for this afternoon of silence, space and contemplative prayer as we make the transition between Palm Sunday and Holy Week

You will be guided through the different sections and you're welcome to come for the whole time or just part

3.00pm - The Story: Introduction to Silence

3.30pm - Exploring Their Stories though Prayer Stations

4.45pm - Telling Our Story through prayerful activities

6.00pm - Finishing together with Compline

Holy Week and Easter at St Swithin's

Date: 26th March 2018

Join us during the week as we explore our journey to the cross and beyond. The church will be open:

Monday 26th March, 9.00am to Thursday 29th March, 7.30pm to pray and reflect on the Easter story in an engaging and creative space.

Stories at the Cross Monday 26th, Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th, 7.30pm - 8.00pm, People sharing personal faith stories


Thursday 29th March- Maundy Thursday Service at 7.30pm

Friday 30th March - Good Friday, Walk of Witness from St Swithin's at 10.20am

At the Cross - 12noon - 1.00pm

All Age Good Friday - 4.00pm

Sunday 1st April, Easter Sunday, Easter Day Breakfast at 9.00am

Easter All Age Celebration (including Communion) at 10.00am 

Lunchtime Holy Communion

Date: 4th April 2018 12:00pm

Do join us for this midweek Communion Service with a time of extended intercessory prayer


Why not stay on for lunch in our cafe afterwards?



Date: 12th April 2018 10:00am

Toddlers  - Thursday mornings 10.00am - 11.45am.  Great space in the crypt for kids to play, and time for parents to chat over a coffee.


The cost is £2.00 per adult - includes coffee and toddler drink and biscuit

Men Behaving Dadly

Date: 21st April 2018 9:00am

Monthly event for Dads with pre-school aged children

Give your loved one a lie in and join us 9.00am to 10.30am for breakfast, toys and activities.