A COUNTY Durham church is holding a series of events to commemorate Lent next week.
On Shrove Tuesday (March 4), St James' Church, on Collingwood Street in Coundon, is hosting a pancake supper from 6pm. Entry is £5 and includes entertainment.
The following day, on Ash Wednesday, a frugal lunch will be held at noon at 15 Victoria Lane in Coundon to mark the start of lent. Donations to good causes are welcome.
This will be followed by a sung mass at the church for the imposition of the ashes at 6pm.
And on Sunday, March 9, at 6pm, a service to commemorate the Stations of the Cross will be held.
All are welcome.