From the Notices: 27th October 2019

 We are sad to hear of the death of Ruth Levett of Cromwell House, who passed away peacefully on Tuesday. We hold her family and the residents of Cromwell House in our thoughts and prayers.

 This year’s Shoebox Appeal is organised by Link to Hope and the shoeboxes will be sent to families and the elderly in Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Bulgaria. The boxes will be received and dedicated during the morning service today.

 The amount raised in the Harvest envelopes for All We Can amounted to £722. Thanks to everyone who contributed so generously.

 St Martin’s Housing Trust are once again asking for volunteers to help with their Christmas street collection from 2 – 24 December. There is a list for you to enter your details in the Church Centre by Sunday 10 November. Find out about the valuable work that the Trust does with homeless people on www.stmartinshousing.org.uk. One hour of your time can make a big difference to somebody’s life.

 The next Science and Faith in Norfolk meeting develops the theme of climate change. Dr Meric Srokosz will ask what should be the Christian response to the fact that humans are causing profound changes to the world’s oceans and to the planet in general. This open meeting will take place on Monday 4 November from 7.30 – 8.45 pm at the Meeting Place, Holy Trinity Church in Trinity Street.

 On Tuesday 12 November at 7.30 pm the Sillars Windband are presenting a Memorial Concert in honour of their founder, Ralph Dye, at Ipswich Road United Reformed Church. Entrance is free; a collection will be taken for one of his favourite causes, St Luke’s Leprosarium in Tamilnadu, India. All are welcome.

 Advance notice that on Saturday 16 November at 7.30 pm in Holy Trinity Church the All Souls Orchestra, conducted by Noel Tredinnick and Michael Andrews, will be presenting Prom Praise. Tickets are available at £15.00 and £10.00 (students and under 18s). Full details on the Church Centre notice board.

 We’re invited to join with other churches in praying this week for St John the Theologian Eastern Orthodox Church, for housing needs and the homeless in our city and the work of St Martin’s Housing Trust.

                      Longing for light, we wait in darkness.
Longing for truth, we turn to you.
Make us your own, your holy people,
light for the world to see.
Christ, be our light!
Shine in our hearts,
Shine through the darkness.
Christ, be our light!
Shine in your Church gathered today.

Bernadette Farrell