From the Notices: 24 February 2019

 Fair Trade Fortnight starts tomorrow, 25 February, and runs until 10 March. Campaigners, businesses, schools and churches show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food in developing countries and we can all join in. Look out for the Fair Trade logo while you’re shopping, choose Fair Trade products and make a difference!

Next Sunday, 3 March, is Stewardship Sunday
When we shall return and dedicate our pledges, giving thanks to God for all that he has so generously given for us.

 We are sad to hear that Stan Pawson died recently and remember Mary and their family in our thoughts and prayers. We do not yet know details of the funeral arrangements.

 MHA is organising a Circuit event at Hethersett Methodist Church on Tuesday 5 March, 11.00 am – 1.00 pm, to raise awareness of the services they offer for older people. Everyone is welcome to attend. It will include a free light buffet lunch. Anita Ingham has further details if you are interested.

 All are invited to a Circuit MWiB Spring Lunch on Thursday 7 March, 12.30 pm for 1.00 pm, at Trinity Church, Thorpe Marriott. To book a place let Margaret Snelling know today. Details are on a poster on the Church Centre notice board.

 Refresher Safeguarding Courses are being held at Chapel Field Road on Saturdays 9 and 23 March at 9.45 am for 10.00, to finish by 12.30 pm. Please book places now with Michael Garratt: 457053 or

 Thursford Songs of Praise, Sunday 24 March: Please pay the coach fare of £8.00 to Margaret Snelling, if you have not already done so. Terry Dunning will have the entrance tickets on Sunday 10 March.

 MWiB’s Spring District Day will be held at Dereham Methodist Church on 28 March, 11.00 – 4.00, speaker Rev Debbie Caulk. If you’d like to attend and go by coach please let Margaret Snelling know at the latest by 11 March.

 You’re invited to join other churches in praying this week for the Salvation Army and for Youth Projects in our city.

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