The March edition of Contact, our Church magazine, is out today. Do ask the Pew Stewards for your copy. Items for the April edition should be with Pauline Mann by 18 March.
You’re warmly invited to join in a Lent Study Course which continues this Wednesday, 7 March, at Trinity Thorpe Marriott Church, NR8 6XE, from 7.00 – 8.30 pm.
During Fair Trade Fortnight, 25 February – 11 March, Traidcraft is running a campaign called Hidden Entrepreneurs. Donations to Traidcraft Exchange will help to train and support people who are entrepreneurs in poor countries. UK Aid will double the amount donated. Our usual stall will be in the Hall after morning service next Sunday, 11 March, at which you can buy ‘The Real Easter Eggs’.
The Norwich Singers will present their Spring Concert at Chapel Field Road on Saturday 17 March at 7.30 pm. Tickets at £8.00 include a finger buffet.
The first phase of our Stewardship Renewal will take place on Sunday 18 March, when we shall offer our financial pledges for the service of God in our Church and Circuit, and in the wider world. You should be receiving a letter from Revd Catherine Hutton, together with a Pledge of Giving form, from your Pastoral Visitor shortly.
In connection with this, if you are a Pastoral Visitor please collect your bundle of Stewardship Renewal letters from the table in the Church Centre and deliver them to your members as soon as possible.
The Together Group will be visiting the Castle Museum on Wednesday 21 March for the Square Box on the Hill exhibition, which illustrates the Castle’s history through photographs, paintings, plans and archives, many of which haven’t been on display before. There will also be the latest plans for the castle’s Gateway to Medieval England project. If you would like to join us please speak to Pauline Mann or Roy McLean.
Make a note in your diary of Friday 20 April at 7.30 pm, when the distinguished poet, priest and singer-songwriter Malcolm Guite will be presenting Songs and Sonnets for Christian Aid at Norwich Cathedral. You will have read some of his poems in our Notices. We’re fortunate that he has fitted this event into his performances at festivals and cathedrals across the world. Tickets at £7.50 are available from Paul Binney; alternatively contact the local Christian Aid office on 01603 620051 or firstname.lastname@example.org. All profits will go to Christian Aid.