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Christ the Lord, Broadfield

Church of England

Broadfield Barton, Crawley, West Sussex, RH11 9BA

News & What's On:

Come and join us for Morning Worship on Sunday at 11am and find a warm welcome!

Pray for Broadfield

A new ecumenical prayer meeting is being launched to pray for our neighbourhood. The meeting will be in Broadfield church every 3rd Monday of the month at 6.45pm. The first meeting will be April 16th. Please support this as it will make a difference.    

CAP Money Course at CtL

Great advice on budgeting, ordering your money, reviewing your funds etc. When: Friday Mornings (crèche provided). Starting April 20th for 3 Fridays. For more info and to book on the course contact Howard the Vicar.

Dave - CtL Men's group

Meal out for the guys on Friday 11th May (8pm). We are going back to a favourite.
The Ephesus Restaurant, on the Tilgate parade of shops.
Please speak to Andy Dixon, Jon Hope or contact the Vicar.

Easter is the celebration of Christ's resurrection from the dead. It is celebrated on Sunday, and marks the end of Holy Week, the end of Lent.

As we know from the Gospels, Jesus Christ rose from the dead on the third day following his crucifixion, which would be Sunday. His resurrection marks the triumph of good over evil, sin and death. It is the singular event which proves that those who trust in God and accept Christ will be raised from the dead.

In the Gospels, the precise details of the Easter narrative vary slightly, but none of these variances are critical to the main story. In fact, it is said that the variances are simply matters of style and not substance. Despite the variances, the key aspects of the Easter story all match. Above all, they agree that the tomb of Christ was indeed empty, which is the most essential fact.

The Easter date is movable and always falls on a Sunday between March 22 and April 25. Easter for us is always on the first Sunday after the first full moon after the spring equinox.  I wish you a blessed and joyful Easter.

The Vicars reflections on anxiety

For more information, please call 01293 541275 or email the Vicar