Team Notices for 19 July

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

WEDNESDAY TEAM MORNING PRAYER takes a break for the summer and resumes on Wednesday 2 September at 8.45am at St.Margaret’s.

If you would like to contribute towards a farewell gift for Lizzie & Joan, please give your donation, in an envelope, to Church Wardens by the end of July, and we will then offer a Team gift as a farewell thank you to both Lizzie and Joan when they leave. Note – if you are providing a cheque please make this out to Sole Bay Team No.1 account.

A MUSICAL JOURNEY with BLYTH FIVEFriday 24 July, 7.30pm at Reydon Church.Tickets £7.50 from Sarah Britten 724617 or Revd Rich 722192 from mid June. Blyth Five comprises JoanneKnight and Valerie Walker (Sopranos), Helen Hudson (Contralto), Kit Prime (Tenor) and Michael Collins (Bass), all experienced singers who sing in various choirs and as soloists.  They meet to share their love of singing and enjoy performing together.  A Musical Journey includes songs from around the world and the group is certain that there will be something for everyone to enjoy. Proceeds to church funds.

Weekends 25/26 July and 1/2 Aug: Uggeshall Country Teas in Uggeshall School Hall and garden from 3pm.  If you can offer help, please speak to Stella King 578771.


St Edmunds Roof Tours :  Would you like to tour the roof restoration works at St Edmunds?  On Saturday 25th July there will be four guided tours at 10.00, 11.30, 14.00 and 15.30.  Each group will be a maximum of 16 people.  £10 per head to help raise funds for the work.  If you would like to join a tour please book by signing your name on the poster in the porch of St Edmunds, or    email  your name & preferred time.


FLOWER FESTIVAL & MEADOW SALE 2015 – St.Lawrence Church South Cove

‘A Floral Carnival’ Saturday 1st August – Wednesday 5th August 11am-5pm

Teas, coffee & cakes    Home-made ice cream   All welcome!

Ticketed preview evening on Friday 31st July 6pm-8.30pm Preview tickets £3 each (To include a glass of wine and canapés) available from Alison Evans 01502 675610 Richard & Gill Wood 01502 722861


The Revd Lizzie Gregory’s farewell service takes place on Saturday 8th August, 4.30pm at St.Margaret’s, Reydon. This is an opportunity to thank Lizzie for her ministry here and prayer for her as she moves on. The service will be followed by wine and cake. (do bring along cake to share).


Sunday 9 August – 11am, Blessing of the Animals Service at Holy Trinity Blythburgh. Bring your pet to be blessed.  All creatures great and small very welcome.


Sunday 9th August 2- 5pm Cream Teas and various stalls at Tudorland, Reydon Smere.  All proceeds to Christian Aid, Partner Church Project Empowering women and girls in El Salvador & Honduras.


Friday 14th August 7.30pm at Stella Peskett Millennium Hall

Jerusalem: Then and Now -An archaeological lecture examining this captivating city from Biblical times to the present day.  Professor Hugh Williamson OBE.  In aid of The Loft Youth Centre,

£5 on the door, or call 01502 723221 to reserve.


A special farewell service for Revd. Joan Lyon at St. Peter’s & St. Paul’s at Wangford on Sunday 30th August at 11am.


St Edmunds Church Picnic : On Sunday 6th September from 12.15 the church family from St Edmunds will gather for a picnic on Tibby’s Green.  All are welcome to join us.

There will be a Deanery Confirmation Service with Bishop Martin on Sunday 13 September at 4pm. Venue to be announced.