On Good Friday the Churches of the town came together for an Ecumenical Service at St. Laurence's Parish Church followed by the Walk of Witness through the town. The Long Eaton Silver Prize Band provided the music and various ministers took part during the service. The heavy rain made for some very damp walkers.
Churches Together Service - June 2014
On the 22nd June the churches of the town came together for a Joint Service on West Park. The service was led by Rev. Arnold Dixon (Trinity) along with the Oasis Worship Team. Speaker Phil Timson of Hope 14.
Carol Singing with the Silver Prize Band - 15th December 2012
On the morning of Saturday 15th December 2012, the Churches of Long Eaton and Sawley were invited to sing along with members of the Long Eaton Silver Prize Band. Mince pies were handed out as people passed by.
Walk of Witness - 6th April 2012
On Good Friday morning, people who took part in the Walk of Witness were invited to join in singing the refrain, which is the Taizé setting of Luke 23:42 (Jesus, remember me, when you come into your Kingdom).
These are some of the events that take place during the year that are organised by the Long Eaton Churches Fellowship (LECF).
Long Eaton Churches Fellowship - A brief introduction
In October 1988, representatives from the Christian Churches of Long Eaton and Sawley met together and formed the Long Eaton Churches Fellowship. Over the years they have held regular meetings together to put forward ideas to help us know and understand each other better and to share in worship, study, witness and action.