January 2020

1st -The Naming & Circumcision of Jesus

2nd -Basil the Great and Gregory of Nazianzus
Bishops, Teachers of the Faith, 379 and 389

6th – Epiphany

11th – Mary Slessor,
Missionary in West Africa, 1915

12th – Plough Sunday
The observance of Plough Sunday goes back to Victorian times and looks forward to the time of sowing with the promise of the harvest.

17th – Antony of Egypt,
Hermit, Abbot, 356

18th – Amy Carmichael,
Founder of the Dohnavur Fellowship, 1951

18th to 25th – Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

20th – PCC Meeting
in the Cantelupe Centre at 7:30pm.

21st – Agnes,
Child Martyr at Rome, 304

22nd – Vincent of Saragossa,
Deacon, first Martyr of Spain, 304

25th – Chinese New Year (The Year of the Rat)
A rat-themed lantern procession will take place from the Erewash Museum to the Market Place led by the Seven Star Lion Dance between 5:30pm and 6:30pm.

25th – The Conversion of St Paul

25th – Burns Night
Commemorating the life of Robert Burns, born on January 25th, 1759. The traditional Burns Night Supper consists of haggis, neeps (turnips) and tatties (potatoes).

26th – World Leprosy Sunday

27th – Holocaust Memorial Day