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The parish of

Kings Norton

Part of the Church of England

March 2010

Lent is about getting ready for Easter. It’s what the church has done for hundreds of years. In 2010 we’ll do it again. But, if it is to mean anything more than six weeks of weight-watching and extra church, we need to ask “And then?”

Every story about Jesus seems to come to us first as a story with a lesson, complete in itself. But life isn’t like that, and neither are the stories of Jesus. They lead on and grow from one to the next. They are full of “And then?”

In Lent, Holy Week and Easter we need to give real attention to their special stories, traditions and services. But they lead on, like every life-changing story, to something more...

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