Weekly Notices

 Sunday 20th May
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.30am Holy Communion
6.30pm Evening Prayer

Monday 21stMay
10.30am Monthly Service at Hildesley Court
1.00pm Parents and Toddler Group

Wednesday 23rd May
10.00am Holy Communion in the Portacabin
10.15am Coffee Morning in the Hall

Thursday 24th May
1.30pm Banner Group in the Hall

Friday 25th May
6.15pm Hour of Prayer

Sunday 27th May
8.00am Holy Communion
10.30am Morning Worship & Baptisms
6.30pm Evening Prayer (BCP)

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Advance Dates for the Diary
 
Saturday 23rd June – Fundraising Coffee Morning for the Defib supplier and its upkeep.
Saturday 30th June – Summer Fete
Sunday 22nd July – Institution & Induction of the Rev Sharon Lord, as Rector of our Church

NOTICES

Pentecost Party
Christians Together in Lowestoft and District invite you to a Pentecost Party this afternoon in the Kirkley Rectory Garden. It’s from 1.30 to 4.00pm and there will be a bouncy castle, BBQ/refreshments, Games, bird Kite making and a prayer dome.

Christian Aid
Many thanks from Roz and helpers for the grand sum of £200.00 made at the Coffee morning.

Car Boot Sale
Help is needed please to sort out the tables for the Car Boot Sale after the 10.30am Sunday service next week, and then to put them back at 12.00pm on the day. Please speak to Brian as soon as possible if you can help with this.

Hour of Prayer…
… is this Friday at 6.15pm as we meet to pray for the work and outreach of our church. If you believe in prayer and want to support the Ministry of the church – and pray for the needs of our local community and the world, then please make this hour a priority.

Children’s Holiday Club
This year’s holiday club for children of primary school age is ‘Space Academy’ and will be taking place here at our church (this year) from Tuesday 31st July to Thursday 2nd August. Bookings are now being taken soplease contact Katey on 07834 910714 or e mail
eastcoastholidayclub@gmail.com.

A lot of help is needed to run the Holiday Club so please speak to Katey if you are able to help at any, or all the days in any capacity, as soon as possible.

Lothingland Deanery Pilgrimage
The Lothingland Deanery are organising a pilgrimage to all the churches in the area. Each church, including us, needs to provide 12 disciples who will each visit one other church and we will host 12 disciples from other churches here in Pakefield. We are looking for volunteers to be our disciples; there would be a trip to another church sometime in late June/July for worshipnd reflection and a joint celebration afterwards! Please see Trudie if you can help.

Celebration of Faith on Trinity Sunday
“I’m sending this note to invite you to the Diocesan service taking place at the Cathedral on Sunday 27th May. I hope many of you will be able to join me that day at 4pm in the nave. We will gather to celebrate our Trinitarian faith through story, prayer and music. Do bring a picnic to enjoy in the Cloisters after the service if you would like to.”

From BishopGraham

Clothes for the Homeless
If you have any donations for Brian to distribute can you please leave this in the small room at the back of the church, under the stacking tables and not behind the font. Thank you.

Come and Sing….
….is being held on Saturday 2nd June at Kirkley Church. This is a community singing day for everyone who loves to sing! You don’t have to be able to read music – just come and have some fun! The event is being organised by Kirkley Church and we are asking for a donation of £5 towards the cost of lunch and other arrangements. Flyers with full details are at the back of church or contact Judith Betts (539237) or Patti Caplin (573733).

Welcoming Church’
This is a competition being run by Norwich Diocese for churches who want to enter believing they are a welcoming church to visitors. The visit and the judging will be done unannounced between Easter and June.

  Prayer Guide

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 the preparations by workers at St. Peter’s, Carlton Colville and here at Pakefield for the Holiday Club.

Community
• For those who live on Irex Road, Jubilee Road and Kilbourn Road.
• For airline pilots, bus, train, coach, lorry and taxi drivers.

People
• For those you know who are unwell or in hospital, especially for Zara Dyer and her parents Judith and Peter, June Begbie, Gilly Ellis, Wendy Secker and her daughter Joanne, Chris Bennett , Gavin Barrett, Virginia Whitten, Frank Spooner, Lorna Bevan-Thompson, Cathy Green and Dorothy Wyburn.
• For Pam Best who sadly is in hospital in a vegetative state following a further stroke, and for her husband Norman and the family.

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

Mission
• For the work of the Gideons, Hope House and Town Pastors.
• For the Diocese of Costa Rica (Central America) as a new bishop is sought.
• 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 Sandra Bendall know)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTICES

Posters..
….. for Christian Aid Coffee Morning, and flyers for New Wine are at the back of the church.

Dennis Bidle
Dennis’s funeral will be on Thursday at 12.00 in Church.

Pakefield New Wine…
…is a group for young woman and the young at heart who are meeting this Friday at 7.30pm at 3, Badgerwood Close. The evening will be spent getting to know one another and an opportunity to do some rock painting. Please come along and support this new group. To find out more please contact Michelle on 07973 469590 or Judith on 07753 613433.

Beryl Bird…
… sadly, died last week and her funeral will be on Tuesday 15th May at 2.00pm.

Car Boot Sale
Help is needed please to set up the tables for the Car Boot Sale on 7th May. Leon and Elizabeth would welcome some help to set up the tables in the church hall after the Sunday service on May 6th and then put them back put back at 12.00 o’clock on the Monday.

Family Day and Fun Run
Everyone is invited to Holkham Hall on Monday 7th May from 10am to 3pm. Bring your own picnic and there will be a craft market, live band, children & youth activities, classic cars, refreshments and cakes.

Ascension Day Service
This year’s Deanery Service will be at 7.30pm on Thursday 10th May at St Edmund’s Church,
Kessingland. All are welcome.

Christian Aid Week 13th – 19th May
A coffee morning is being held in our hall on Saturday 12th May from 10am-12noon to raise
funds for Christian Aid. Donations of cakes, raffle prizes and help will be much appreciated. Please contact Roz if you can help in any way.

All church collections on Sunday 13th May, excluding those in white envelopes, will be
donated to Christian Aid.

Food Bank
Please put any donations for this very worthwhile cause in the plastic box at the back of the font.

Men’s Breakfast
The next breakfast will be at 8.00am on Saturday 12th May at Martello’s, Sparrows Nest. The speaker will be Alan Palmer, Chaplain at James Paget Hospital. (full list of meetings at the back of the church).

A Garden Party….
… is being held at the Bishop’s House Gardens, St Martin at Palace Plain, Norwich, NR3 1SB on Sunday 13th May from 1pm to 5pm in aid of Mothers’ Union Norwich Diocese work at home and overseas. There will be refreshments, stalls, children’s activities and entertainment. Admission is £4.00, with children under 16 and wheel chair users free. For further
details contact Sheila Tuffield on 01603 419896 or Sheila.tuffield@btinternet.com.

Graham Kendrick Concert
Judith Betts has a spare seat in my car for the  Graham Kendrick evening if anyone would like to
take that up I am happy to offer a lift. She hasalready organised tickets but is happy to try and
obtain another one if necessary. The concert is at St Andrews Church, Gorleston on Thursday May 17that 7.30pm and tickets cost £12.00.

Bible Study Group for Men
Two men have signed up for this already, so please think about adding your name if you are interested in finding out more.

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Advance Dates for your Diary

Saturday 19th May- Great Yarmouth Brass Band
Monday 28th May – Car Boot Sale
Saturday 30th June – Summer Fete
Sunday 22ndt July – Institution & Induction of the Rev Sharon Lord, as Rector of our Church

  Prayer Guide

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

  Pakefield Church
• For visitors to our church, who come to simply look around or to pray, that they may know God’s touch.
• For the leaders and families attending the Teddy Edward Club on Wednesday

Community
• For those who live on Foxglove Road, Gondree and Grand Avenue.
• For builders, construction workers, and factory and agriculture workers.

People
For those you know who are unwell or in hospital, especially for Zara Dyer and her parents Judith and Peter, June Begbie, Gilly Ellis, Wendy Secker and her daughter Joanne, Chris Bennett , Gavin Barrett, Denis Bidle, Virginia Whitten and Frank Spooner, Lorna Bevan-Thompson and Cathy Green.
• For Shirley and the family at Dennis’s funeral this week.
• For Beryl’s family.

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

Mission
• For the work of the Care Trust, Open Doors and the Barnabas Trust.
• For the Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East and the leadership of Archbishop Suheil Dawani.
• 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 Sandra know)