Team News 11 AprilApril 6, 2021
Mid week services resume as normal this coming week.
As we return to worship in our churches, the same restrictions apply before the latest lockdown (e.g. wearing of face masks and social distancing). Services will be live streamed via YouTube from St Margaret, Reydon for those continuing to join us from home.
It is very simple to give to the Bishops’ Lent appeal for Kagera. Please look at the ‘Donate now’ button on the website at www.cofesuffolk.org/bishops-lent-appeal. You can also Gift Aid your donation as well.
Daily Hope prayer hotline Available 24 hours 0800 804 8044, for those who have no or limited access to the internet offering options including hymns, prayers, reflections and advice on Covid-19.
Food Bank Donations Thank you for all the your support so far – The Sole Bay Foodbank (working with Lowestoft Foodbank and Trussell Trust) is currently short of the following –Tinned Fish, Tinned Tomatoes, UHT Milk, Rice Pudding, and Tinned Fruit. Please bring your donations to John and Jan Collins house at 19 Lakeside Park Drive or phone 01502 725731 for collection. Also, now a collection point in Blythburgh Church – just inside the main door, beside the Traidcraft stall. If anyone is aware of someone in financial difficulties and/or need who could benefit from a food parcel please encourage them to contact the VHC in the first instance (01502 724549) or email@example.com.
Guidance regarding Financial Giving during the CrisisOur churches are not immune from the same financial challenges as other institutions during this time. Please continue to give, as is your custom, by weekly envelopes, by Standing Order or the Parish Giving Scheme. The Parish Giving Scheme tel is 0333 002 1271. The unique PGS code for your parish (usually 9 digits in length). St Edmund, Southwold (330 633 380); St Margaret, Reydon (330 633 377); St Peter & St Paul, Wangford (330 633 387); St Mary, Uggeshall (330 633 384); St Andrew, Walberswick (330 633 385); St Lawrence, South Cove (330 633 379); Holy Trinity, Blythburgh (330 633 364); St Andrew, Sotherton (330 633 378). For some of our Churches you can donate online. You can join the Parish Giving Scheme online at parishgiving.org.uk