We are sad to hear of the death of Revd Charles Banks at Cromwell House. He was a distinguished minister and a devoted husband to Phyll. We remember him in our thoughts and prayers. His funeral will take place at 12.30 pm on Tuesday 25 June at Earlham Crematorium, followed by a Service of Thanksgiving for his life at Chapel Field Road at 1.30 pm.
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 today.
This is Norwich Refugee Week: 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.
If you’re in the Forum this week (Monday to Thursday), look out for an exhibition on the history of Action for Children.
The Cromwell House AGM will now take place at the Home this 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.
At the Church coffee morning this Saturday, 22 June, the Girl Guides will be collecting for Macmillan Cancer Support. They will also have 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 their adult volunteers. They hope for your support.
As part of Refugee Week there will be a fund-raising event in the Bishop’s Garden at Norwich Cathedral next Sunday, 23 June, from 1.00 – 5.00 pm with home-made cakes and refreshments, live music, a children’s trail, plant and cake stalls, and the Hawk and Owl Trust. Proceeds will go to Freedom from Torture, Amnesty International, which campaigns to make refugees welcome, and Norwich City of Sanctuary, supporting groups which work with refugees.
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. Teams should number six people. Tickets, £5.00, and details about refreshments from Christina Potter or Roy McLean.
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 £551.80 (2018: £498.70), making a grand total of £915.70. An encouraging number of you gift-aided your Church collection.
We’re invited to join with other churches in praying this week for the redundant churches and for inter-faith links in our city.
Please give items for the Notices to Paul Binney by Wednesday Telephone: 01603 811786; email: firstname.lastname@example.org