From the Notices: 9th June 2019

We are sad to hear that Revd Charles Banks died early on Friday. He was a distinguished minister and a devoted husband to Phyll. We remember him in our thoughts and prayers.

 Cameo will be holding their Annual General Meeting this Thursday, 13 June, at 7.30 pm. The meeting is open to all who are interested in the continuation of Cameo.

 The June edition of Contact, our Church magazine, is out now. Do ask the Pew Stewards for your copy. Items for the July edition should be with Pauline Mann by next Sunday, 16 June.

 Norwich Refugee Week is 17 – 23 June. Please see the programme on the notice board and leaflets at both entrances of the Church for a wonderful week of exciting and varied activities.

 The Cromwell House AGM will now take place at the Home on Wednesday 19 June at 3.15 pm. All friends are welcome; please do join us. This is to replace the meeting originally planned for 21 May.

 The Church coffee morning on Saturday 22 June will be hosted by the Girl Guides in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. There will also be a stall selling second -hand books and other items to raise funds for a Girl Guiding trip to Mexico this summer, led by one of our adult volunteers. We hope you will support us.

 As part of Refugee Week there will be a fund-raising event in the Bishop’s Garden at Norwich Cathedral on Sunday 23 June from 1.00 – 5.00 pm with homemade cakes and refreshments, live music, a children’s trail and entertainment, Egyptian street food, plant and cake stalls, and the Hawk and Owl Trust. Proceeds will go to Freedom from Torture which supports torture victims, Amnesty International, which campaigns to make refugees welcome, and Norwich City of Sanctuary, supporting groups which work with refugees.

 If you enjoy quizzes, make a note of Saturday 29 June at 7.00 pm, when we shall be having fun at a Quiz Night in aid of the Vidiyal Trust, supporting the work of Revd Pat Atkinson in India. Teams should number six people. Tickets, £5.00, are available from Christina Potter or Roy McLean. There will be a Bring and Share Picnic; strawberries will be provided.

 Thank you for your generous response to Christian Aid Week. The envelopes in the pews raised £363.90 (2018: £337.05) and the house to house collection £513.20 (2018: £498.70), making a grand total of £877.10. An encouraging number of you gift-aided your Church collection.

 If you have a key to the Church car park and if you have not already done so, please see Michael Kellard as soon as possible to renew your permit and pay your annual fee of £46.00.

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