From the Notices: 10th March 2019

 The funeral service for Stanley Pawson will be held at Chapel Field Road this Thursday, 14 March at 11.30 am, followed by committal at Earlham Crematorium at 12.30 pm. We continue to remember Mary and her family in our thoughts and prayers.

 We also mourn the death of Lynette Collier, who had lived with illness for so long but was always determined and uncomplaining. We pray for her son Stuart and his family. Details of her funeral arrangements will follow.

 LENT 2019: Self-denial envelopes are available in the pews today to enable us to make a donation for the World Mission Fund.

 A service of music and devotions from Taizé, a peaceful sequence of chants, readings and silence, will be held this evening at 6.00 pm for 6.30 in Norwich Cathedral. Sing through the chants informally from 6.00 pm to get to know them.

 The Appointments Commission is meeting this week on Monday 11 and Tuesday 12 March to appoint a new Bishop of Norwich. We pray that they will be guided in their discussions and led to make a wise decision for the Diocese of Norwich and for ecumenical relations in our city.

 Lent Groups are meeting from 11.00 am until 12 noon on Saturdays up to and including 13 April (but not on 30 March). The theme is Living fruitfully.

 Also on these Saturdays from 12.15 pm until 1.15 is a group Preparing for Church Membership. Revd Debbie Caulk can provide details of these groups.

 Next Sunday, 17 March, at 3.00 pm the acclaimed pianist Margaret Fingerhut is performing at the Assembly House, to raise awareness of the needs of refugees and collect for City of Sanctuary refugee groups, including those in our city. Tickets, £15.00, are available through the Theatre Royal booking office.

 Pauline Mann needs items for the April edition of Contact by next Sunday, 17 March.

 A Refresher Safeguarding Course is being held at Chapel Field Road on Saturday 23 March at 9.45 am for 10.00, to finish by 12.30 pm. Please book places now with Michael Garratt: 457053 or mk.garratt@hotmail.co.uk.

 Thursford Songs of Praise, Sunday 24 March: Collect your ticket from Terry Dunning today. The coach will leave CFR at 1.20 pm and return at 5.00 pm.

 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 tomorrow, 11 March.

Please give items for the Notices to Paul Binney by Wednesday Telephone: 01603 811786; email: paulbinney36@btinternet.com