Team News 3 January

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

For people who are unable to attend Church, The Team will be live streaming services from St. Margaret’s, Reydon via YouTube. There will be a 9.30am service every week, along with an 8am service on the 2nd & 4th Sunday.

YouTube can be found on a SMART television or on any device that has the internet.  To look for the service please put in the search facility ‘St Margaret’s Reydon‘.  A picture of the Church should appear with the calendar of future services.  When it gets to the time of the service you should be able to join the service by clicking on the image.  You can set up a Free Subscription to find the services easily each week.  This is FREE OF CHARGE!  In addition to the name search for St Margaret’s Reydon in YouTube one can also put the URL address into Google which should take you straight to the St Margaret’s YouTube Channel. www.youtube.com › UCIUdNcR3cg5C_q1CJyT1

Mid Week Services – return to the normal rota this week.Tuesday 6.30pm Holy Communion, St Margaret, Reydon by Zoom.Wednesday 8.45am Morning Prayer, St. Margaret, Reydon & 10am Eucharist, St. Andrew, WalberswickThursday 8.45am Morning Prayer and 10am Eucharist at St. Edmund, Southwold & 8.30pm Compline from Blythburgh via Zoom.Friday 4pm Evening Prayer, St. Edmund, Southwold 

Our website www.solebayteamministry.co.uk and CoE www.churchofengland.org/contains details of how to join others online for prayer, worship, study, and community life                                             

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.

The Home, But Not Alone free phoneline 0800 876 6926, which supports vulnerable people in our communities who may be struggling with the impact of Coronavirus. Staffed from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

 Alpha UK   Sole Bay Churches Together and Walberswick Connect Explore Life, Faith, Meaning – Online Alpha course – interested in exploring the basics of the Christian faith from the comfort of your own home? Dates: Thursday 14 January for 12 weeks Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m. For information or to book a place, please call Julie Winyard 07753 980427 julieawin@btopenworld.com.

Food Bank Donations  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 vhcsouthwold@btinternet.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 are able to donate online at www.parishgiving.org.uk/donors/find-your-parish/