Team News 23 February

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

WORKING THROUGH GRIEF SESSIONS – led by Rev, Canon Simon Pitcher, Rev Alan Perry and Sarah Wallington Smith (Lay Elder and former hospice nurse).
The last session:
–  What is Christian hope? How is my faith affected by grief?
Held at St Margaret’s Church Room, Reydon on Tuesday 25th of February 2020 from 2pm to 3.30 pm. Please contact Tania Birtwistle on 01502 724115, or



  • Ash Wednesday in on Wednesday 26 February and there will be a Communion Service, including the imposition of Ashes at St Margaret, Reydon at 7.30pm.
  • During Lent there will be an opportunity to join up to Lent Groups in individual’s houses.  Please sign up if you would like to join a group and pay £5 to your parish representative.
  • There are Lent Lunches on Fridays in the Southwold Arts Centre (St Edmund’s Hall) 12.30pm-2pm and Lent Lectures on Sundays at 6pm in the URC. 


Southwold Lent Lectures 2020 – Topics of public concern in our modern world

All the lectures will be at 6.00 p.m. in the United Reformed Church, High Street, Southwold.

The Environment

1 March- The Biblical Basis – Dr Hilary Marlow University of Cambridge

8 March- So what can I do? – The Revd Sandie Barton Suffolk Diocesan Environment Officer

Debt and Poverty

15 March- The Biblical Basis – The Revd Simon Pitcher

22 March – So what can I do? – The Revd Nic Stuchfield Saxmundham; Christians Against Poverty

Disagreeing Better

29 March – Speaking the Truth in Love – Professor Hugh Williamson University of Oxford


Beetle Drive with Afternoon Tea; Saturday 14th March, 2.00 pm, at St Margaret’s Church Room. Tickets £5, available from Jan Collins 01502 725731.