Team Notices 4 March

Posted on by Tania Birtwistle

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      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

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

9th March – United Reformed Church       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.  Over 950 Commonwealth flags are expected to be raised around the UK at this time.


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 or if you are able to help back stage or front of house for the performances please speak to Rev Alan for more details. 


Please hold the date.  Jane Held, a very experienced leader in Safeguarding, will deliver CO training to the Sole Bay Team & Wrentham benefice at 7pm on both the evenings of 17th and 24th April. Venue TBA.  All PCC members, bell ringers, choir, cleaners, flower arrangers, organists & musicians are invited to attend one of these sessions in order that we are able to comply with our statutory responsibilities.