Weekly Notices

    Tuesday 26th March

     8.30am             Morning Prayer in Church  

Wednesday 27th March       

         8.30am           Morning Prayer in Church  

     10.00am       Holy Communion in Church

       10.15am          Coffee morning in the Hall.

        1.00pm           Funeral in Church

Thursday 28th March

         8.30am          Morning Prayer in Church

        7.00pm          Lent Course continues in Hall

Friday 29th March

         8.30am          Morning Prayer in Church

       10.00am          Lent Cafe in Church

          4.30pm – 5.15pm        Visiting Bell Ringers in Church

Saturday 30th March

         8.30am           Morning Prayer in the Church  

Sunday 31st March

8.00am           Holy Communion

 10.30am          Family & Parade Service

  4.00pm           Songs of Praise

NOTICES

 Posters.

   …are at the back of the Church for Mothering Sunday  and our Easter Services.

Extra Rota!

 Please sign up if you can help at some of the extra Easter    Services – the sheet is on the notice board by the font.    

Donations…

    … of small chocolate eggs would be appreciated as our Rector continues with the tradition of an Easter Egg  Hunt after the Easter Sunday Service!

April Digest

Please let Michelle have any contributions for this by  this Wednesday at the latest.

Our Lent Course…

  …continues on Thursday at 7.00pm in the Hall – it’s  not too late to join!

Lent Cafe 

A big thank you to all who helped and supported last  week’s Café, when £350.00 was raised. Please continue   with donations of any cakes, sausage rolls, scones etc.  for this Friday!

Mothering Sunday…

    …is next Sunday, please invite someone to come along  with you to one of our services – 8.00am Holy  Communion, 10.30am Family and Parade or 4.00pm  Songs of Praise.

 New Wine

The next meeting will include Pilates, and will be on Friday 5th April at 8.00pm in the hall.

Pakefield Wives ..

    …are holding their annual Fundraising Coffee morning on Saturday 6th April. Please come along between  10am to 12.00 and enjoy all that’s on offer!

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

 This will be at 11.00am on Sunday 7th April. There will be a Joint congregation Holy Communion service at  10.00am – this will be the only service that day so that we can come together as a church family, to worshipand celebrate together. We can then have fellowship together over a ‘bring and share’ finger-food lunch that doesn’t require knives and forks or heating up.

Local Men’s Group

 The next meeting will be on Tuesday 9th April at 7.00pm for a 7.30pm start in the Parish Room at St.Peter’s Church,  Carlton Colville. More details from Lloyd on 587608.

 Chrism Eucharist

On Maundy Thursday at 11am this service will take place at Norwich Cathedral, all are welcome. There is a lunch of soup and bread served after the service.

Pastoral Visits

Do you know someone who needs a home visit?  Perhaps they are poorly or housebound or lonely?  Contact Revd Sharon who will ask one of our Pastoral Team to visit.

 Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2019

 This year’s appeal is focused on supporting the Church of North India in tackling modern day slavery. Some of your gifts will also support the education of children living in Balhura Safe House, a computer lab and a library to enable the children to have a good education and literacy skills.  Please collect your free Lent Appeal Bookmark from the back of the Church, where there are also small  sticky labels to put on the envelopes in the pews should you wish to put any donations in during Lent.

The Real Easter Egg

The Real Easter Egg is available once again and is the only one which has an Easter story book in the box, is made of Fairtrade chocolate and supports charitable projects. The Original egg costs £3.99 and Tesco, Asda, Morrison’s and Waitrose are planning on tocking them.

 Bishop Alan’s Visitation and Confirmation Service

  This will be on Sunday 21st July 10.30am. If you wish to  be confirmed, please speak to Revd Sharon. (Confirmation classes will begin after Easter)

Advance Dates for your diary

 Saturday 11th May – Deanery Day – more details soon.

 Saturday 1st June – Pakefield Singers Concert

Saturday 8th June – Abseil

Sunday 9th June – Baptism in Sea – more details soon.

      P R A Y E R  G U I D E

We believe in the power of prayer. Please give thanks and pray for the following as you pray    

Pakefield Church

    • For visitors to our church, who come to simply look around or to pray, that they may know God’s touch.
    • For all those attending our Lent Café and those serving them.

Community

  • For those who live on Peakdale, Pinbush Road and all Parishioners living outside the Parish.
  • For builders, construction workers and factory and agriculture workers.

People

  • For those you know who are know who are unwell or in hospital, especially for June, Chris, Gilly, Wendy and Mick and daughters Joanne and Karen, Gavin, Sue, Mike, Virginia, Cathy, Lynn, Pat, Samantha, Margaret F, Janet and Geraldine.
  • For the family and friends of Daphne Dye whose funeral is on Wednesday.

Praise and Thanks

  • For answers to prayers in our lives and those we love.

Mission

  • For the work of Christian Aid, Tear Fund and MAF
  • (Mission Aviation Fellowship)
  • For the Anglican Church in Hong Kong and Macao: Archbishop Paul Kwong.
  • For anything you have seen or heard during the past week and pray for whatever comes to mind.

(If there is anyone or anything that you would like us to include in this prayer list please let Revd Sharon know).