Entering the labyrinth
The Holy Week Prayer labyrinth at Yew Lane is now in place, here are some photos (more will be added during the week hopefully) to give a flavour of the prayers and reflections over this week. Please feel free to visit us or leave a prayer on this page.
Palm Sunday Crosses
Next week sees the start of Lent when Christians across the world prepare themselves spiritually for Easter. With this in mind, Cross at Yew Lane will be hosting a prayer labyrinth throughout Holy Week (1st – 8th April.
A labyrinth is an opportunity to contemplate the deeper things of life on your spiritual journey. This Holy Week the labyrinth will enable you to reflect on Jesus’s journey to the cross and beyond. The focus will change each day, so you can walk the path every day if you wish or just visit once or twice. Help will be available so that you can make the most of your experience.
The path has three stages. The ‘inward’ journey is about letting go of things which hinder your inner approach to God. The centre of the Labyrinth is a space of meditative prayer and peace. The ‘outward’ journey is about your direction in life in the light of your relationship with God.
The Labyrinth will be open at various times during the week, here is the timetable of sessions.
Preparing & Opening the Labyrinth:
Sunday 1st April 1.30-4pm
Open each day in Holy Week:
Monday 2nd – Sat 7th April 2-3.30pm & 7-8.30pm
Easter Sunday 8th April 6.30am
(after Sunrise Service and breakfast – exact time to be confirmed.)
Closing the Labyrinth:
Sun 8th April 2-4pm
Refreshments will be served throughout
For more information, contact Judith on: 0114 231 3518
or e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
From 23rd February we’ll be starting with a new regular weekly quiet space at The Cross at Yew Lane. The building and gardens will be open from 10am until 3pm every Thursday and will offer a quiet space for anyone who wants to use it for; prayer, relaxation, reading, studying or even a quick nap!
Each session will be hosted by someone from the team at Yew Lane, and it will also be possible to book times to meet with someone from the new Listening Service based in Parson Cross with PXI. At 12.30pm there’ll be chance to enjoy some more hospitality and share some soup and bread with each and enjoy some shared time together. Keep watching for more information.