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.

Loading article content

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.