Team Notices 18 March

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

Due to Holy Week and the Passion Play the Tuesday Communion service will resume on April 10 at 6.30pm in St Margaret’s Church Room.


FOODBANK UPDATE:  With effect from the beginning of March 2018 Access Community Trust handed over management and operation of the local Foodbank to the Lowestoft Community Church (LCC). The ‘new’ Foodbank is currently in process of being organised according to Trussell Trust principles.  Please keep donating basic items of essential ‘in date’ non-perishable foodstuffs to the Sole Bay collection points as before. These will be taken on a regular basis to the LCC warehouse, Lowestoft for distribution to people in crisis       


LENT LECTURESGreat Christian Thinkers

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

TONIGHT      “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 – 23rd March

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


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 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.


Safeguarding Basic Awareness Training:

All Servers, Welcomers, Refreshment 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.