Team Notices 11 February

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

Wednesday 14th February – Ash Wednesday Service, 7.30pm at St. Edmund’s, Southwold.


LENT GROUPS commence 16th February – please see poster and flyers at the back of Church.


LENT LECTURESGreat Christian Thinkers

This year our lectures will focus on some great Christian thinkers and how they have helped the lecturers in the understanding of their faith

18 February   John Henry Newman, Anglican prophet to the Catholic Church Professor Eamon Duffy

25 February   Robert Browne: Grandfather of Western Democracy? The Revd Charles Croll

4 March         William Blake  The Very Rev Dr Christopher Lewis

11 March       Martin Luther The Rt Revd Martin Seeley

18 March       “There is no God behind the Back of Jesus Christ”: The Mediation of Christ in the Theology of T.F. Torrance The Revd Dr Alex Irving

25 March       John Wesley and the Pursuit of Holiness    The Revd Christine Kennell

Lectures at 6.00 p.m. on Sunday evenings in the United Reformed Church, High Street, Southwold


LENT LUNCHES in St Edmund’s Hall from Friday 16th February

Friends from all the Churches in Southwold & Reydon, will serve Homemade Soup, with Bread & Cheese.

Followed by Tea or Coffee.  Lunches served from 12.30 pm until 2.30pm. Charity – The Sole Bay Care Fund

16th February – St Edmund’s                     23rd February – Methodist Church

2nd March – Sacred Heart                        9th March – United Reformed Church

16th March – St Margaret’s                       23rd March – St Edmund’s


The Southwold Passiona Passion Play for Southwold

Performed by members of the local community and supported by The Sole Bay Team of Churches.

Monday 26 March at 7pm, Tuesday 27 March at 2.30pm, Wednesday 28 March at 7pm

The play begins on St. Bartholomew Green in Southwold and then moves into St Edmund’s Church.

The Audience will promenade, apart from those who will find this physically challenging. The performance on 27 March is designed for those who will find the play’s different locations a challenge. Tickets £10 for adults and £8 for children. Tickets are available from The Southwold Arts Centre. Tel01502 722572, or A booking fee applies. You can also purchase tickets from Joan Goldsmith or from Rev Alan. If anyone would like to make a contribution to support the financial cost of putting on such an ambitious project or if you are able to help back stage or front of house for the performances please speak to Rev Alan for more details. 

Free Firewood Available A large quantity of firewood is available at Southwold Bowls Club. If anyone is interested please contact Derek Rumsey on 07943 181755.