Team Notices 21 February

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Revd Rich Henderson will be licensed as Priest in Charge of Beccles on Friday 26th February, 7.30pm at St.Michael’s Parish Church, Beccles.


Lent Lunches – in St. Edmund’s Hall, Southwold. A soup lunch will be served from 12.30pm until 2.30pm – Every Friday until 18th March. Do come and join us.


Lent Lectures will be exploring some of the ethical challenges that are before us in the world at the moment.  Lectures will be at 6pm in Southwold URC. We hope you will join us.

TONIGHT – Just War Theory and British Involvement –Revd. Prof. Nigel Biggar

28th February Assisted Dying – Revd. Dr. Richard Higginson

6th March        The Future of Marriage – Revd. Dr. John Bradbury

13th March      Human Sexuality – Revd. Dr. John Hare

20th March      Faith Schools and RE in a Modern Education System – Helen Matter


Installation ServiceSaturday 27 February, 3.30pm at St Edmundsbury Cathedral
A celebration of mission to welcome Revd Canon Dr Mike Harrison and his family and mark the start of his ministry among us as our next Bishop of Dunwich.  The service will be based around the ‘Growing in God’ Diocesan vision for growth, and will include music and prayers for all ages and traditions. Everyone is invited. Followed by tea and cake for all.  For tickets, email or call 01284 748722.


You are invited to book on and attend Safeguarding vulnerable children and adults training which is being provided for the Deanery directly. Please note that you are required  to attend training every three years if your church responsibilities (Clergy or Lay, paid or voluntary) include direct activities with children or vulnerable adults and you have a DBS Check. The training is also open to any Churchwardens and any PCC members who may choose to attend. Training Courses take place on:

31st March 2016 St Edmund’s Hall, Southwold 14.00 – 17.30

18th April 2016 St Lukes, Beccles 10.00 -1.00

To attend please complete the booking form (copies at the back of Church) and return to Jane Held, Oak Cottage, The Street, Rumburgh, Halesworth, Suffolk IP19 0JX or