Team News 9 February

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

All are welcome to a Celebration of Ministry with the Licensing and Installation of the Rev’d. John Loftus as Priest in Charge of the Benefice of Wrentham by the Archdeacon of Suffolk on Sunday, 9th February  at 3.00p.m. at St. Nicholas Church Wrentham NR34 7LX


WORKING THROUGH GRIEF SESSIONS – led by Rev, Canon Simon Pitcher, Rev Alan Perry and Sarah Wallington Smith (Lay Elder and former hospice nurse). Sessions include
1. How do I survive the grief process ?
2. What helps, and what doesn’t help ?
3. What is Christian hope? How is my faith affected by grief?
Held at St Margaret’s Church Room, Reydon on Tuesdays the 11th, 18th and 25th of February 2020 from 2pm to 3.30 pm. There will be sign-up sheets in all the churches. Alternatively contact Tania Birtwistle on 01502 724115, or


Reydon Cinema in St Margaret’s Church Thursday 13 February at 2pm

This month’s film is ‘Green Book’ which won the Oscar for Best Picture in 2019.  It tells the true story of Dr Don Shirley, a world class African-American pianist who embarks on a concert tour with an unlikely driver in the Deep South in 1962.


Team Council – Thursday 13 February The next Team Council will be on Thursday 13 February at 7pm at St Margaret’s Reydon.



  • 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 – see poster in Church
  • Lent Lunches begin on Friday 28th February in the Southwold Arts Centre (St Edmund’s Hall) 12.30pm – 2pm


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.