Team Notices 11 March

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LENT LECTURESGreat Christian Thinkers

This year our lectures will focus on some great Christian thinkers.

TONIGH        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

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


Spring Concert Saturday 17 March Wangford Saturday 17 March at 7.30pm St Peter & St Paul, Wangford are hosting a Concert of Music and Harp. Carol Skinner will play the flute and Stewart Green the Harp. Free admission, retiring collection. All welcome.


Commonwealth Day 12th March – Southwold Town Council will be taking part in “Fly A Flag for the Commonwealth” at the Town Hall on March 12th 2018.  The Town Mayor, Cllr Matthew Horwood will be reading the Commonwealth Affirmation at 9.55 along with a message from the Secretary-General, prior to the flag being flown at 10am. The Town Mayor would be delighted if members of the church community joined him for this event outside the Town Hall at 9.55. 


The Southwold Passion – a Passion Play for Southwold Directed by Rev Alan and performed by members of the local community and supported by The Sole Bay Team of Churches. 3 Performances only: 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, where seating will be provided inside the church. The performance on 27 March is designed for those who will find the play’s different locations a challenge. Tickets £10 adults and £8 available from The Southwold Arts Centre. Tel 01502 722572, or, booking fee applies. You can also purchase tickets from Joan Goldsmith or from Rev Alan. If anyone would like to make a financial contribution towards this 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. 


Safeguarding Basic Awareness Training:

All Servers, Welcomers, Refreshements Helpers, Cleaners, Sidespersons, Flower Arrangers, Bell Ringers, Choir Members, PCC Members, Children and Youth Leaders, Service Leaders.  We have been advised by the Diocese that you need to complete the Church of England’s Basic Awareness in Safeguarding Training so that we are compliant with their new Safeguarding requirements.  This can be done either online or at a face to face training course in Southwold and Reydon.  For online training,

For those wishing to attend a face to face training session, they are 7pm, 17 April in St Edmunds Hall or 7.15pm, 24 April in St Margaret’s Reydon.  Sign-up sheet at the back of church. Completed online training certificates and any questions to Revd Simon, Revd Alan or your Church Warden please.