Bishop Chris Edmondson & Karen Openshaw

A reflective weekend in preparation for Holy Week and Easter. What was it like to be one of the ‘Marys’ who loved Jesus? Travelling from the annunciation to the final week of Jesus’ earthly ministry, we will ponder this question. Join us as we take an imaginary journey with Mary the mother of Jesus, Mary of Bethany and Mary Magdalene through their time with him. Our hope is to give time and space for you to wonder and worship and then to welcome Jesus together, on Palm Sunday; celebrating His humble, yet triumphant, entry into Jerusalem.

Chris is an Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Leeds, and was Chair of Council for the Scargill Movement. Karen runs a consultancy (

If you would like to attend, but the cost of the ticket is a difficulty for you, then contact Phil in confidence about a bursary to help with the cost.

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