Lent 2019 at Holy Trinity

at Holy Trinity

Join us as we look at the stories of some of the people who were with Jesus as he journeyed to the cross, through death and to resurrection. 

Monday 18th March: 
Peter with Bishop Richard
Peter: named by Jesus, denied Jesus, restored by Jesus 

Monday 25th March:
Judas with The Revd Preb Kay Garlick DL 
Judas: chosen by Jesus, betrayed Jesus, forgiven by Jesus? 

Monday 1st April:
John with Bishop David Thomson 
John, the beloved disciple: the roots, shoots and fruits of life with Jesus 

TUESDAY 9th April: 
Mary Magdalene, Mary, Salome, Joanna with Canon John Simpson
The women: accepted by Jesus, found the empty tomb, proclaimed the risen Jesus.

All evenings will take place at Holy Trinity Church, Whitecross Road 
(parking is available).

7.00 pm: refreshments
7.15 pm: introductions followed by the speaker presenting the theme for the evening
8.00 pm: questions are taken from those present
8.30 pm: closing prayer

For more information please phone the West Hereford Team Office on 01432 273086

Bishop Richard Frith is the 105th Bishop of Hereford. From 1978 to 1983 he was a Team Vicar at Thamesmead and from 1983 to 1992 Team Rector at Keynsham, Bath and Wells diocese. From 1991 to 1998 he was Prebendary at Wells Cathedral, for 6 of those years being Archdeacon of Taunton. He is chair of the Rural Affairs Group of General Synod and Vice-Chair of the Liturgical Commission. Bishop Richard is married to Kay and he has four children and four stepchildren. His interests include the theatre and sport, with a particular passion for cricket. Bishop Richard will retire in the autumn of this year.

The Revd Preb Kay Garlick DL was born and brought up in South East London, read music at Leeds University, and moved to Hereford 44 years ago. She is married to Peter (a retired GP) and has four children and six grandchildren. She was ordained priest in 1994, and has worked in this diocese as a non-stipendiary curate, a sixth form college chaplain, a Rector of a rural benefice, and as Hereford Cathedral Chaplain. She served on General Synod for fifteen years, and for five years on Archbishop’s Council and as Chair of the Business Committee of General Synod. She is a Queen’s Chaplain and a Deputy Lieutenant for Herefordshire.

Bishop David Thomson After retiring recently as Bishop of Huntingdon, David and his wife Jean moved to Hereford to be near their eldest son Chris and family (who worship at St Michaels’ Breinton). Other children are in Edinburgh, Sheffield and Doncaster. They have made Holy Trinity their base, and David will be licensed as an Hon Asst Bishop to help across the diocese and beyond. Jean was an ‘early years’ teacher and is interested in family history, while David enjoys fiendish crosswords, and is an academic mediaevalist. They are looking forward to getting to know new Hereford friends.

Canon John Simpson, retired to Hereford  just over 3 years ago.  He was ordained in 1963 in the then Congregational Church, (which became the United Reformed Church). He served for 30 years in Essex and Suffolk, also serving as a Methodist Superintendent Minister for 17 years.  John was then ordained priest and deacon in Norwich Cathedral becoming Team Rector of Lowestoft and an Honorary Canon of Norwich. He moved to Somerset in 2010 and served as a House for Duty Priest in charge of 3 parishes near Bath.