Team Notices 18 February

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

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

TONIGHT      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

23rd February – Methodist Church     2nd March – Sacred Heart             9th March – United Reformed Church

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


Wangford Men’s Breakfast -24th February with John Crossley, a local artist, with a London Gallery giving a talk entitled “Ways of Seeing”. All men are welcome. 9am The Angel Inn. Contact Bernard on 01502 578766 if intending to attend. Cost £10 for a Full English or £6 for a light breakfast.


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.


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 for adults and £8 for children.Tickets are available from The Southwold Arts Centre. Telephone 01502 722572, or online at 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 orif 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.