THARSTON CHURCH FETE

8 hours ago

 
THARSTON CHURCH FETE

THARSTON CHURCH FETE

22nd July 2017 at 2.00pm
(Please note of change of venue, the Fete will now be held at)

WHEELER BARN, THARSTON
(Opposite the East Church gate)

PLEASE CAN YOU HELP THE FETE BY TURNING OUT YOUR
CUPBOARDS, BAKING US A CAKE, OR GIVING US A RAFFLE PRIZE

WE ARE LOOKING FOR - BRIC A BRAC, BOOKS, PLANTS, PRESERVES, CAKES AND LOTS OF BOTTLES

Please call Chris Lawson on 01508 530055, or email either
Sue Hubbard on naicura@icloud.com
or Chris Lawson on email@chrisandhelen.co.uk

Do try to join us, you may not use the Church but it is always there if and when you may want it.
In 2018 it will cost nearly £10,000 a year just to keep it open.
Thank you.

 

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First Sunday

3 weeks ago

 
First Sunday

Leaders: Sally And Team

Croissants and pancakes from 9am with informal worship for all ages from 9.30am

 

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Saxlingham Church Fete

3 weeks ago

 
Saxlingham Church Fete

 

 

 Everyone is welcome at the

Annual Church Fete

Saturday 1 July

2 – 4pm

Refreshments, Books, Games, Bric-a-brac, Plants, Raffle, Ice Cream, Music, Children’s Games and Stalls

Any items you are willing to donate to the fete will be gratefully received either by your local collector or please leave items at the New Rectory from Thursday 29 June.

 

 

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Festival of Flowers

3 weeks ago

 
Festival of Flowers

come and join us for our

FESTIVAL of FLOWERS

and much more

held in our beautiful round tower church

culminating in a Songs of Praise Service

 

This will be awesome!

All most welcome

 

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Saxlingham Open Gardens

4 weeks ago

 
Saxlingham Open Gardens

SAXLINGHAM’S

Open Gardens

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

In aid of St Mary’s Church

Sunday 25th June,

1 – 5pm

 

£5/adult, under 18’s free

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                       

£5 adult, children under 18 free

 
 

 

Get your programme at either:

1 Kensington Close or Manor Barn, Saxlingham Green, where refreshments are available

And then visit the 12 gardens and take a tour of the church to learn more about its history.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                              

                        

 

 

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Benefice Communion Service with children's activities (for Bishop's Visitation)

4 weeks ago

 
Benefice Communion Service  with children's activities (for Bishop's Visitation)

Leaders: Bishop Alan and Team

PLEASE NOTE CHANGE OF VENUE TO ALL SAINTS

 

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Prayer Walk and Lunch with Bishop Alan

1 month ago

 
Prayer Walk and Lunch with Bishop Alan

Spend part of your day with Bishop Alan as he walks our benefice and pray with him.

You can join the Bishop's progress at Tasburgh Church at 10am, Newton Flotman Church at 12 noon or Saxlingham Church at 2pm.  It's fine to just turn up for any leg of the walk - but helpful (if you know in advance) to let Sally and Dawn know you're coming:  sally@tasvalley.org.  If you want to book in just for lunch with the bishop, please ring  ANDY COX 01508 471334 BY MONDAY MORNING 19th JUNE

The route is

10am Tasburgh Church
10.15-10.45 - Tasburgh House of Prayer
Tasburgh Village Hall
back on Saxlingham Lane to
Rainthorpe Hall to
Flordon Road
12 noon Newton Flotman Church (Stopping here - book in for community lunch or eat your picnic)
1pm back over A140 and along Cargate Lane
to Elmers Lane & Pitts Hill
2pm Saxlingham School
Saxlingham Church
Village Hall
through Redwings Horse Sanctuary
across A140
through Tasburgh hill fort to
3pm - Tasburgh Church

 

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Father's Day Fry Up

1 month ago

 
Father's Day Fry Up

Leaders: Sally Gaze

A morning of bacon and eggs, rounders and scalectrix - relax with your kids and grand kids.

 

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Saxlingham's Midsummer Ceilidh

1 month ago

 
Saxlingham's Midsummer Ceilidh

SAXLINGHAM’S MIDSUMMER CEILIDH

                        

Venue: Hall Farm, The Green,

               Saxlingham Nethergate

 

Time:    7.00pm – 11.00pm

 

Date:       Saturday 17th June

 

Come and enjoy a traditional ceilidh with Shinanikins ceilidh band and caller in a barn with a hog roast roll or vegetarian option and pudding included in ticket price - £12.50. Bar, raffle and games also available. Children 12+ (under parental supervision).

 

Tickets to be purchased in advance from:

Carolyn Rush: 01508 498248 or familyrush@hotmail.com

Jo & Alec Stevenson: 01508 498747

The FOSS team at Saxlingham School

 

Fundraising for the village church and school

 

 

 

 

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Coffee Morning

1 month ago

 
Coffee Morning

A great opportunity to meet friends and neighbours with Coffee and cake.

All proceeds to Tharston Church

 

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Newton Flotman Village Market

1 month ago

 
Newton Flotman Village Market

 

 

Local food produce including artisan bread, preserves, honey, apple juice, home-made cakes

Crafts including jewellery, books, ceramics, greetings cards and more!

Refreshments available at Coffee Stop in the Church Room

Please come along and support these local crafts people and food producers.

If you would like to book a table for 10th June or a future Village Market please contact

vicky@tasvalley.org or ring Vicky on 0788 191 7836

All proceeds towards replacing our stolen lead roof

Admission free

 

 

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Holy Communion for Pentecost

2 months ago

 
Holy Communion for Pentecost

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

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Holy Communion for Pentecost

2 months ago

 
Holy Communion for Pentecost

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

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Pentecost "First Sunday" Drop in for Breakfast from 9am. Informal worship for all ages from 9.30am.

2 months ago

 
Pentecost "First Sunday"  Drop in for Breakfast from 9am.  Informal worship for all ages from 9.30am.

Leaders: Sally & Team

Breakfast for all, followed by a short and lively worship event for all ages from 9.30am.

 

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Seeking God's Guidance

2 months ago

 
Seeking God's Guidance

Listening for God's Guidance for our Group of Churches as we wait for Pentecost.

 

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

2 months ago

 
Prayer Shawl Ministry

Join the Emmanuel Group as they meet to pray for Thy Kingdom Come and join in/ find out about their prayer shawl ministry

 

 

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Prayer for Alpha

2 months ago

 
Prayer for Alpha

 

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement which invites Christians around the world to pray between ascension and Pentecost for people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in 2016 has gone international.

Come along this evening to prayer for and with people exploring faith on the Alpha Course.  (A quiet meditative service of compline will follow at 9pm for which you are welcome to stay)

 

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Messy Prayer: A Thy Kingdom Come Event for children and their families

2 months ago

 
Messy Prayer:  A Thy Kingdom Come Event  for children and their families

 

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement which invites Christians around the world to pray between ascension and Pentecost.  Tasburgh Church will have prayer stations suitable for people of all ages to use... but in addition on Thursday 1st June there will be "Messy Prayer" including paint, craft, music and more...  Come along for a whole variety of activities some of which will be quiet and some anything but!

 

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Lectio Divina

2 months ago

 
Lectio Divina

Meditative prayer , listening to God through the scriptues

 

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Crafting and Prayer

2 months ago

 
Crafting and Prayer

 

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement which invites Christians around the world to pray between ascension and Pentecost for people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in 2016 has gone international.

As part of this special time of prayer, Dawn is leading a workshop wich explores crafting and prayer.

 

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Open Hands Workshop

2 months ago

 
Open Hands Workshop

 

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement which invites Christians around the world to pray between ascension and Pentecost for people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in 2016 has gone international.

As part of this special time of prayer, Dawn is leading a workshop wich explores prayer and using our hands in various ways.

 

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Youth Prayer Night

2 months ago

 
Youth Prayer Night

 

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement which invites Christians around the world to pray between ascension and Pentecost for people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in 2016 has gone international.

JAM are taking part in this evening when they take over tasburgh Church.  This is prayer - but maybe not as you know it.  Ending with Compline from 9-9.30pm.

 

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Evensong

2 months ago

 
Evensong

Leaders: Dawn Davidson and Sally Gaze (preach)

 

 

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Rogation Service and Walk

2 months ago

 
Rogation Service and Walk

Leaders: Sally Gaze

Special Service for the Thy Kingdom Come Week

 

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Joint Rogation Service & Walk

2 months ago

 
Joint Rogation Service & Walk

Leaders: Sally Gaze and team

 

 

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Joint Rogation Service and Walk

2 months ago

 
Joint Rogation Service and Walk

Leaders:

 

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The War Room

2 months ago

 
The War Room

 

A film night showing a compelling drama with humour and heart which explores the power which prayer can have in our relationships.  On the surface Tony and Elizabeth have it all, but their marriage is falling appart.... Elzabeth is resigned to a life of bitterness until "Miss Clara" urges her to fight for her family and establish a "War Room" in her home.

Invite your friends

 

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Thy Kingdom Come

2 months ago

 
Thy Kingdom Come

Between 25th May and 4th June, communities and churches around the world are gathering together to pray that their friends, families and neighbours come to know the love of Jesus Christ.
Prayer events of all shapes and sizes will take place across the 10 days across the world. In the Tas Valley we hope that every congregation and cell member will take part both by participating in prayer events and by praying at home.

  • Start the week by coming to the Ascension Day Service at the Cathedral 7.30pm
  • Morning Prayer every weekday at 9am and Night Prayer at 9pm at Tasburgh Church
  • Tasburgh Church open for prayer every day with special prayer stations and resources to take away for all ages and different styles of prayer
  • Tasburgh Church open for prayer every day with special prayer stations and resources to take away for all ages and different styles of prayer
  • Make an appointment with Sally (470762) or Dawn (498924) to talk and pray about anything you like.
  • Special events at Tasburgh Church throughout the ten days are listed below:

 

Fri 26th Prayer Shawl Ministry 10am
Sat 27th May Film Showing: “The War Room” 7-9pm
Sun 28th Rogation Service at Tharston Church 11am followed by Prayer Walk and Picnic at Tasburgh Church
6.30pm Evensong @ Tasburgh Church
Mon 29th 7-9.30 - Youth Prayer Night
Tue 30th “Open Hands” Workshop: 7.30-9
Wed 31st Crafting & Prayer 10am -12
Listening for God’s Guidance: Lectio Divina 7.30-9
Thur 1st June “Messy Prayer” Drop in with children 10-12
Prayer for Alpha 7.30-9pm
Fri 2nd Prayer Shawl Ministry 10-12
Sat 3rd Seeking God's Guidance for the Tas Valley - Lectio Divina 7.30pm

 

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

2 months ago

 
Prayer Shawl Ministry

Join the Emmanuel Group as they meet to pray for Thy Kingdom Come and join in/ find out about their prayer shawl ministry

 

 

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Ascension Day service

2 months ago

 
Ascension Day service

Leaders: Bishop Graham

 

 

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Dying to Live: Making and Growing Disciples in the Countryside

2 months ago

 
Dying to Live:  Making and Growing Disciples in the Countryside

Passionate about following Christ in the countryside? Long for others to find faith?  "Dying to live" is a national gathering for church-planters and those pioneering fresh expressions of Church in the countryside (including cell or cafe church) , facilitated by the national Rural fresh Expressions Hub chaired by our own Sally Gaze.

48 hours of storytelling, prayer and learning - wrestling with the issues of growing disciples in the countryside with others who are doing it too. Cost £160 per person (reductions for young adults and early bookings) and subsidies available from the Tas Valley Mission Training fund

 

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Cafe Service at School

2 months ago

 
Cafe Service at School

Leaders: Sally Gaze and team

 

 

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Cake Crawl/ Savoury Safari

2 months ago

 
Cake Crawl/ Savoury Safari

Meet at the Church Room from 6.45pm to collect your cake crawl/savoury safari map and then start your nomadic nibbling around the village!

£5 donationincludes nibbles, tea, coffee (or something stronger) and a raffle ticket.

Proceeds to be split between Christian Aid and the Church Community Project.

 

 

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Institution and Induction of the Rev'd Martin Hartley

2 months ago

 
Institution and Induction of the Rev'd Martin Hartley

 

You are warmly invited to the Service of The Institution by
the Right Reverend Jonathan Meyrick, Bishop of Lynn

And The Induction by
the Venerable Karen Hutchinson, Archdeacon of Norwich

of the Reverend Captain Martin Hartley
at St Catherine’s church
Aylsham Road, Norwich NR3 2RJ

on Wednesday 17th May 2017 at 7.00pm

Please sign up to say you are coming at the back of church and indicate if you would like a lift.

Clergy and Readers are invited to robe

Light refreshments after the service in the church hall

 

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Afternoon Tea

2 months ago

 
Afternoon Tea

                                                           Join us for a delicious

afternoon teaAfternoon Tea

in aid of 'Camps International'

for Katie Martin (Chris Martin our previous curates youngest)

to do some amazing work in Borneo.

£5 minimum donation

Booking is advisable

( to guarantee a place)

contact; julia on 471 833

 

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Tharston Coffee and Cake Morning

2 months ago

 
Tharston Coffee and Cake Morning

By kind invitation of Michael and Olive Duffield, you are warmly welcome to a Coffee and Cake morning in aid of the Reordering Fund for Tharston Church.  £4 per person plus a raffle.  Come and meeting with friends old and new.

 

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YOUTH FILM NIGHT

2 months ago

 
YOUTH FILM NIGHT

DON'T MISS THIS... 

 

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"Lambing Sunday"

3 months ago

 
"Lambing Sunday"

Leaders: Sally & Team

Today there's the opportunity to meet and cuddle local lambs and do some woolly activities as well as having a shepherdess eye view on the Shepherd Psalm Psalm 23. An informal way to worship and explore faith in God.

 

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Ministry Meal

3 months ago

 
Ministry Meal

Bring and share meal open to all from 7pm.  Followed by meeting to plan Prayer 24-7 from 7.40pm. 

 

 

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Farewell Service for Martin Hartley

3 months ago

 
Farewell Service for Martin Hartley

Please come to thank the Hartleys, worship and pray with them as they move on to St Catherine's Mile Cross.

 

 

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Love Newton Flotman

3 months ago

 
Love Newton Flotman

Coffee and Cake with a Chance to meet with others from Newton Flotman, find out about some community possibilities for our village and (if you wish) offer skills to help the community - from crocheting to gardening, finance to children's fun days, baking to car repairs... Come along and meet others who LOVE NEWTON FLOTMAN.

Background...

In the Spring of 2014, St Mary’s Church had a parish development programme in which we sought to discern how the church could best serve our village. Our questionnaires showed that one of the biggest issues in the village was loneliness and isolation. We also found that people really missed having a village shop even though they recognised that an ordinary village shop might not be financially viable. The church congregation and other volunteers from the village have begun to address these needs in a number of ways….

  • A new outreach worker does more pastoral visiting
  • There is a new monthly community lunch and other activities
  • We are working to develop out building for community use

What’s happening with the Church Building?


We are seeking to develop the church as a place capable of multiple uses by all the community which can be open every day, complementing the well-used village hall. Our plans are for
The creation of a warm and informal day-time meeting place at the back of church with tea and coffee facilities
The provision of a village shop next to the meeting place through the purchase of village shop vending machine to be based in the tower
Expanding provision for existing Parent and Toddler group, lunch club which are constrained through lack of space
Improved heating and lighting to make the church a warm and welcoming place to worship including for christenings, weddings, and funerals
The wider use of the church building is also important to secure its long term future as a place of heritage and worship. The church building is currently on Historic England “At Risk” register after the recent lead theft. The plans for the development of the church building have been made in consultation with national heritage specialists and all permissions have been secured.


The next step is about raising funds and having fun as we do so. Have you got a special talent that you could use - from crochet to car repair… which could turn into a fun community event or fundraiser! Maybe you are good at making grant applications or have building expertise. Offer your talents by ringing one of the contacts or come along on 22nd April to see the plans and discuss!

(You can download a flier about this from the bottom of the homepage)

 

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Ceilidh

3 months ago

 

SAXLINGHAM’S MIDSUMMER CEILIDH

                        

Venue: Hall Farm, The Green,

               Saxlingham Nethergate

 

Time:    7.00pm – 11.00pm

 

Date:       Saturday 17th June

 

Come and enjoy a traditional ceilidh with Shinanikins ceilidh band and caller in a barn with a hog roast roll or vegetarian option and pudding included in ticket price - £12.50. Bar, raffle and games also available. Children 12+ (under parental supervision).

 

Tickets to be purchased in advance from:

Carolyn Rush: 01508 498248 or familyrush@hotmail.com

Jo & Alec Stevenson: 01508 498747

The FOSS team at Saxlingham School

 

Fundraising for the village church and school

 

 

 

 

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Easter Fun Day

3 months ago

 
Easter Fun Day

Come and join in the fun. There will be Easter themed craft activities, stories, egg and spoon race and a treasure hunt for the children. Drinks and cakes will be available in the church. Everyone welcome.

 

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Easter Communion with Children's Activities

3 months ago

 
Easter Communion with Children's Activities

Leaders: Sally & Team

Come for a Joyful Celebration of the Resurrection of our Lord!

 

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Easter Communion

3 months ago

 
Easter Communion

Leaders: Sally Gaze

Come and join us for this Easter Celebration

 

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Tenebrae

3 months ago

 
Tenebrae

Leaders: Dawn Davidson & John Torbitt

Shadows and Waiting on Good Friday. Candlelit Service Please bring a Torch as we will depart in darkness.

 

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Good Friday Service

3 months ago

 
Good Friday Service

All are welcome to join us on this special day.

The Lord Jesus Christ and His AMAZING love for us will be the focus of our 7pm worship service. All are welcome to join with us.

"He died so that we may be forgiven; He died to make us good, that we might go at last to Heaven, saved by His precious blood."

 

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7 Words from the Cross

3 months ago

 
7 Words from the Cross

Leaders: Sally Gaze

Benefice Service for Good Friday

 

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Good Friday for All Ages

3 months ago

 
Good Friday for All Ages

Leaders: Martin Hartley and Team

Celebrating the depth of the Good Friday Story for All Ages together

 

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Maundy Thursday Celebration

3 months ago

 
Maundy Thursday Celebration

We will be remembering the Last Supper in the context of a ‘Passover Meal’. The story of the liberation of God’s people is retold as we taste food symbolic of different elements in the story, revealing the links between the Jewish Passover and the Christian service of Holy Communion.

 

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Compline for Holy Week

3 months ago

 
Compline for Holy Week

Leaders: David Lancaster

 

 

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Compline for Holy Week

3 months ago

 
Compline for Holy Week

Leaders: Lesley Cox

 

 

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Messy Easter Cafe Church

3 months ago

 
Messy Easter Cafe Church

Leaders: Sally & Team

Children's Craft and the Story of Palm Sunday and Easter on this Palm Sunday.

 

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Mothering Sunday Service with Special Agents

4 months ago

 
Mothering Sunday Service with Special Agents

Leaders: Sally and Kirsten

 

 

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"Mum's the Word" Cafe Church

4 months ago

 
"Mum's the Word" Cafe Church

Leaders: Sally Gaze and team

Just one week to go before Mother's Day... Come along to find out about all those traditional mothering Sunday customer including delicious Simnel Cake. Also... lots of children's crafts to make mum's aunties and nannys a special homemade mother's day gift.

 

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Newton Flotman Village Market

4 months ago

 
Newton Flotman Village Market

Stalls include jewellery, books, toys, CDs and DVDs, wood turned items, ceramics, paintings, PICTURE FRAMES, BIRD BOXES cakes and preserves

Refreshments available at Coffee Stop in the Church Room

Come along to browse the market goods and enjoy a hot drink and homemade cake with friends

ALL ARE WELCOME – WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!

Money raised from the rental of tables, related donations and the raffle are for St Mary’s Church, Newton Flotman and will help with the replacement of lead for the roof and purchase of a roof alarm. Please call Vicky 0788 191 7836 for further information

 

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Visit from Roman Catholic Diocese of Speyer (Germany)

4 months ago

 
Visit  from Roman Catholic Diocese of Speyer (Germany)

The diocese of Speyer has undergone a major process of restructuring the parishes in the last five years - regrouping 5 to 15 former parishes into one new parish. Within these new parishes, local communities aim to live a presence of the Gospel and of church where they live. But younger people do not always feel comfortable to join these communities. Their lives are organized around other major interests - other than local commitments. This is why the diocese decided to invite people to create new forms of local communities, meetings, opportunities to share the Gospel. These new ways of living out the faith might involve the formation of small Christian communities, of cell churches, groups around kindergardens, living their communion in a hospital chapel... To help these new ways of being church, the diocese is sending four groups to four corners of the world - Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua and England - to learn from the experiences and the church theories established in those places. 

Speyer is a diocese which mainly covers rural and suburban settlements. In England they are most of all interested to learn from experiences with different forms of fresh expressions in  rural areas hence the visit to the Tas Valley. 

If you would like to meet the 9 visitors and talk about your experiences of cell church, freedom cafe or messy church, please contact Sally

 

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Morning Worship with the Baptism of Emily Sutton

4 months ago

 
Morning Worship with the Baptism of Emily Sutton

Leaders: Sally Gaze

some separate children's activities

 

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Murder at the Vicarage

4 months ago

 
Murder at the Vicarage

To help raise funds for the repair and renovation of St Mary's Church, Newton Flotman for the whole community we are hosting a Murder Mystery Party at Newton Rectory.

We will be playing “Pasta, Passion and Pistols” over a 3 course meal.

We are asking for a donation of £15 per head. This will include food & one glass of wine. (£10 concession).

We can host up to two tables of ten guests. Please book a place by 8th March so we can allocate you a part to play. If you would like to know more call Sally or Chris Gaze on 470762 or email chris@tasvalley.org

 

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Fair-trade First Sunday

5 months ago

 
Fair-trade First Sunday

Leaders: Sally Gaze

Help yourself to Breakfast from 9am. Informal worship from 9.30am with activities for children included. This week we are seeking how we can reflect God's justice in our support for fair-trade.

 

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Ministry Meal

5 months ago

 
Ministry Meal

Bring and share meal open to all from 7pm.  Followed by AWA meeting from 7.40pm. Topic TBC

 

 

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Ash Wednesday Benefice Service

5 months ago

 
Ash Wednesday Benefice Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze and Andy Cox

Service of Reconciliation and Healing for the beginning of Lent with the traditional imposition of ashes

 

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Benefice Praise Service

5 months ago

 
Benefice Praise Service

Leaders: Dawn and Andy with SG

 

 

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Pancake Sunday

5 months ago

 
Pancake Sunday

Cafe Church getting ready for a generous Lent with lots of yummy pancakes to eat plus activities and pancake races.

 

 

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Bereavement care training

5 months ago

 
Bereavement care training

A one day seminar on bereavement care on February 11 will equip churches to support people, not only immediately after a bereavement, but in the weeks and months afterwards.

The course will be held at Witard Road Baptist Church on Saturday 11th February from 10am-4pm. It is run by trained facilitators from Christian organisation Care for the Family.

Many people are in contact with a church soon after they have been bereaved – even if they are not regular churchgoers. Churches are usually able to support bereaved people well before and immediately after the funeral – but sometimes do not have the time, resources or skills to help them in the weeks and months afterwards.

The Bereavement Care Awareness day has been developed to help and equip churches to support those in their community who are coping with the heartache of the death of a loved one.

On completion of this training you will:
Gain basic information of the impact bereavement has in people’s lives and the different ways in which individuals commonly respond.
Have had the opportunity to reflect on your own experience of bereavement.
Be able to identify the basic needs of bereaved people.
Be able to identify key factors in providing effective support.
Be able to identify the skills, structure and safeguards, needed to provide appropriate levels of support to bereaved people within the context and boundaries of what might be possible within your church.
Know the questions to be addressed in considering whether it is appropriate for you/your church to develop or be involved in supporting bereaved people.
Gain information on models of bereavement support that churches can provide.
Gain information on the range and types of bereavement support services available locally and nationally to be able to signpost bereaved people to them.

Event details
11th February
10am – 4pm
Witard Road Baptist Church, Norwich NR7 9XD
The cost is £15
For more information and to book, visit www.careforthefamily.org.uk/bereavementcare or phone 029 2081 0800.

Subsidies may be available for people from Tas Valley churches - contact Sally

Quotes from participants from previous courses

“I thoroughly recommend the help, information and training that is available from Care for the Family.” Revd Canon Yvonne Richmond Tulloch, Diocese of London
“I have found the day’s course extremely helpful. The advice and discussions have been so informative. Very well presented.”

 

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Norwich Anglican Bible Conference 2017

6 months ago

 
Norwich Anglican Bible Conference 2017

BEING HUMAN IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD: What biblical theology says about human life, hope and community

Speaker:  Rev'd Dr Ian Paul- Associate Minister at St Nic's Nottingham, Honorary Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham, Managing Editor at Grove Books Ltd and a member of the Archbishops' Council. After studying maths and working in business, he studied theology in Nottingham and completed a PhD in the interpretation of the Book of Revelation. Following ten years in parish ministry, he was for another ten years Dean of Studies at St John's. He now has a portfolio ministry, which includes publishing the widely-read blog www.psephizo.com. He is married to Maggie, a GP, and they have three children and a dog called Barney.

9:30 Registration and coffee

10:00 Created. What does it mean to be created in the image of God? How does Scripture understand that, and how does it shape our approaches to ministry and ethics?

11:00 Coffee break

11:30 Fallen. In what ways does Scripture describe the human condition as it turns from God? Can we talk about sin in contemporary society in a meaningful way?

12:30 Lunch break

13:30 Redeemed. What does redeemed humanity look like in Scripture? How can this be modelled in the local church?

14:30 Coffee break 15:00 Completed. What is our destiny as humanity restored to God? How do we live with the tension between the 'now' and the 'not yet'?

15:55 Evaluation and close

For further information contact Rev’d Martin Young 01603 498821 martin@standrewsnorwich.org

 

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Ministry Meal

6 months ago

 
Ministry Meal

Bring and share meal open to all from 7pm.  Followed by cell leaders meeting from 7.40pm.

 

 

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Benefice Praise Service

6 months ago

 
Benefice Praise Service

Leaders: Dawn Davidson and Andy Cox

 

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All about Evangelism

6 months ago

 
All about Evangelism

A training afternoon with Rachel Jordan, national evangelism officer.  Run by Sally as part of her work as Diocesan Fresh Expressions facilitator.  Free to MSM graduates and those currently on the course.  £10 to others.

 

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Wardens and AWA Meeting

6 months ago

 
Wardens and AWA Meeting

Prayer and work on our Benefice Growth Plan.  Preparation for the Bishop's Visitation.

 

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cafe Church

6 months ago

 
cafe Church

Leaders: Sally and William

 

 

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Morning worship with baptism

6 months ago

 
Morning worship with baptism

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

 

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Christmas Day Celebration

7 months ago

 
Christmas Day Celebration

Leaders: Sally & Team

 

 

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Christmas Morning Communion

7 months ago

 
Christmas Morning Communion

Leaders: Dawn Davidson & David L

 

 

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Christmas Communion

7 months ago

 
Christmas Communion

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

 

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Christmas Communion

7 months ago

 
Christmas Communion

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

 

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Christmas Midnight Mass

7 months ago

 
Christmas Midnight Mass

Leaders: Sally

 

 

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Christmas Midnight Mass

7 months ago

 
Christmas Midnight Mass

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

 

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Crib Service

7 months ago

 
Crib Service

Leaders: Sally & Team

The Well Good News of Christmas. A lively retelling of the Christmas story for children from 9 weeks to 99 years with carols. Children are invited to dress up as a character from the christmas story.

 

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Crib Service

7 months ago

 
Crib Service

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

 

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Carol Service

7 months ago

 
Carol Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze & David Lancaster

 

 

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Carol Service

7 months ago

 
Carol Service

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

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Christingle @ Cafe Church

7 months ago

 
Christingle @ Cafe Church

Leaders: Sally & Team

 

 

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Carol Service

7 months ago

 
Carol Service

Leaders: Dawn Davidson & Sally Gaze

 

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Tasburgh Carol singing

7 months ago

 
Tasburgh Carol singing

Come and join us. For for more infomation please contact Andrea  

 

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Village Carol Service

7 months ago

 
Village Carol Service

Leaders: Dawn Davidson & Sally Gaze

Carols by candlelight with choir. Mulled wine and minced pies served after the service. A magical occasion.

 

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Away in a Manger

7 months ago

 
Away in a Manger

Christmas story for babies and under 5s.  Songs, Christmassy crafts and "yummies"  Come and join the fun.

 

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Carol Service

7 months ago

 
Carol Service

Carols by Candlelight with our Christmas choir.

A traditional carol service with christmassy in-pew activities available for younger children

 

 

 

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"My Church" Crib Service

7 months ago

 
"My Church" Crib Service

Leaders: John Torbitt/Dawn Davidson

 

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Evening with Anglian SIngers

7 months ago

 
Evening with Anglian SIngers

In aid of St Mary’s Church, Saxlingham

A festive evening of Wine, Cheese and Music by

THE ANGLIAN SINGERS

Saxlingham Nethergate

Village Hall

Saturday 10 December, 7pm

£10 per ticket

 

Tickets available from Cindy Brookes (499358, cynthia.brookes@mypostoffice.co.uk) or

Members of the Church

 

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Christmas Coffee Morning

8 months ago

 
Christmas Coffee Morning

Home-made Christmas Cakes and puddings for sale

Visit from Father Christmas

Raffle & Refreshments

 

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St Mary's Guild Christmas Fayre

8 months ago

 

Come and join us for our Christmas Fayre, various stalls including: bric a brac, cake stall, hand made stained glass, hand made cards, christmas hamper raffle and our grand raffle.

refresments of coffee and mince pies will be available throughout the event

 

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Christmas Fayre

8 months ago

 
Christmas Fayre

Come along to our  smashing little Cgristmas Fayre

Photo Shoot
(please book your time slot with Vicky 01508 471506)

Christmas Table Decorations
Crafts, Face Painting,
Bran Tub, Games, Pocket Money Gifts, Books, Bric a Brac

Refreshments available
Soup and a Roll Lunch
£3 per person

All proceeds to St Mary’s Church funds

 

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ChristMas Fayre

8 months ago

 
ChristMas Fayre

Photo Shoot

(please book your time slot with Vicky 01508 471506)

Christmas Table Decorations
Crafts, Face Painting,
Bran Tub, Games, Pocket Money Gifts, Books, Bric a Brac

Refreshments available
Soup and a Roll Lunch
£3 per person

Ben Langley "Silly Billy" from Norwich Theatre Royal Panto is coming at 12 noon.

 

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Advent Service

8 months ago

 
Advent Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

 

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Remembering Loved Ones

8 months ago

 
Remembering Loved Ones

Leaders: Sally Gaze and staff team

Most of us walk with the grief of the loss of loved ones. For none of us is it easy. The church prays for those who have been bereaved throughout the year and we also have a pastoral team. We are not counsellors but people who are aware of something of the experience of grief and can be a friend to those who are grieving. If you would like a visit, please contact one of the clergy or staff. This is a special service to give thanks for those who have died. The church celebrates "All Souls" when we remember all those who we have loved and lost and pray for those who mourn. This month, there will be a list at the back of the six churches in the Tas Valley for people to write down the names of those people who have died who they would like to be mentioned by name in the prayers. All those whose funerals have been in these six parishes in the last year will automatically included (unless the family requests otherwise). It is our prayer that this occasion will help those who walk with grief to know God's light and strength

 

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Benefice Service "Uhumuliza"

8 months ago

 
Benefice Service  "Uhumuliza"

Leaders: Dawn Davidson and Andy Cox with guest speaker

In 1994 in the tiny central African nation of Rwanda, their world fell apart. A plan to wipe out the Tutsi population was put into action. Horrendous brutality and murder was unleashed as extremists announced on national radio to “kill every Tutsi, from babies to old people” Amongst the horror of the genocide, Immaculée Hedden survived against the most incredible odds and with the testimony that God made a way for her in a seemly impossible situation. Her book Under His Mighty Hand details the powerful story of what happened to her. Today she is married to Richard Hedden and they are UK co-ordinators of the Rwandan Orphans Project Let the Little Children Come to Me. They also work to encourage forgiveness and reconciliation. Uhumuliza is a Rwandan word, which means comforter. One day when Immaculée was praying and asking why she had been through so much suffering, she felt God spoke to her and said: look at the prophets of old in the bible, have you seen their suffering? Yes, I have seen your suffering but I am going to change your name, you shall have the name Uhumuliza. Through your life story I will bring comfort and restore hope to many. Immaculee and Richard are coming to tell their story at Newton Flotman Church on the Evening of Remembrance Sunday at 7pm. Come if you can to be moved and inspired.

 

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Shoebox Packing Party

8 months ago

 
Shoebox Packing Party

It is time once again to launch the annual Shoe Box Appeal for children in need in Central and Eastern Europe.

Operation Christmas Child is the world’s largest children’s Christmas project, run by the relief and development organisation Samaritan’s purse. The project enables individuals, families, schools, churches, businesses and community organisations to fill ordinary shoe boxes with small toys, school supplies, hats and scarves and other gifts for needy children. With the help of churches and thousands of volunteers, these gift-filled shoe boxes are collected, processed and delivered to children in hospitals, orphanages, refugee camps, homeless shelters and impoverished areas around the globe, regardless of nationality,political background or religious beliefs.

The information leaflets and posters are in churches and the final date for handing in the boxes will be on Remembrance Sunday November 13th. Pick up a leaflet to help you fill your own box or come to a packing party like the one in Newton Flotman
Last year we sent 156 boxes from the Benefice and with your help we hope to match this or achieve an even better
amount this year.

There will be a community packing party at Cafe Church in Newton Flotman School after school on November 10th. Please come with your children to join in box-wrapping and packing. Filling a shoebox is a simple and fun thing to do but it is a great practical way of showing love with children who have very little in material terms. Just come along!

Any of the following items would be gratefully appreciated to be used in the making of Christmas boxes for Operation Christmas Child: They can be brought to cafe church on the day or dropped off at Newton Flotman School in advance.

Wrapping Paper Empty shoe boxes Cuddly toys (new, unused, not hand made) Toothbrushes Toothpaste Bar of Wrapped Soap Flannel Pads of paper
Picture books Pencils Pens Crayons Pencil Sharpener Hats Gloves Scarfs
Small ball Toy cars/ trucks (but not military vehicles) Passenger plane
Children’s jewellery (nothing sharp) Hair accessories New Dolls Skipping ropes
Christmas cards

Thanks so much for your kindness

 

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Shoebox Packing Event

9 months ago

 
Shoebox Packing Event

It is time once again to launch the annual Shoe Box Appeal for children in need in Central and Eastern Europe.

Operation Christmas Child is the world’s largest children’s Christmas project, run by the relief and development organisation Samaritan’s purse. The project enables individuals, families, schools, churches, businesses and community organisations to fill ordinary shoe boxes with small toys, school supplies, hats and scarves and other gifts for needy children. With the help of churches and thousands of volunteers, these gift-filled shoe boxes are collected, processed and delivered to children in hospitals, orphanages, refugee camps, homeless shelters and impoverished areas around the globe, regardless of nationality,political background or religious beliefs.

The information leaflets and posters are in churches and the final date for handing in the boxes will be on Remembrance Sunday November 13th. Pick up a leaflet to help you fill your own box or come to a packing party like the one in Tasburgh.
Last year we sent 156 boxes from the Benefice and with your help we hope to match this or achieve an even better
amount this year.

There will be a community packing event on November 5th in the church room, st marys, tasburgh. Please come with your children to join in box-wrapping and packing. Filling a shoebox is a simple and fun thing to do, but it is a great practical way of showing love with children who have very little in material terms. Just come along!

Any of the following items would be gratefully appreciated to be used in the making of Christmas boxes for Operation Christmas Child: They can be brought to the church room on the day or call jane on 470 692 in advance.

Wrapping Paper, Empty shoe boxes, Cuddly toys (new, unused, not hand made), Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Bar of Wrapped Soap, Flannel, Hairbrush/comb, Pads of paper, Picture books, Pencils, Pens, Crayons, Pencil Sharpener, Erasers, Hats, Gloves, Scarfs,
Small ball, Toy cars/ trucks (but not military vehicles), Passenger plane,
Children’s jewellery (nothing sharp), Hair accessories, New Dolls, Skipping ropes, Christmas cards.

Thanks so much for your kindness

 

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Shoebox Packing Event

9 months ago

 
Shoebox Packing Event

It is time once again to launch the annual Shoe Box Appeal for children in need in Central and Eastern Europe.

Operation Christmas Child is the world’s largest children’s Christmas project, run by the relief and development organisation Samaritan’s purse. The project enables individuals, families, schools, churches, businesses and community organisations to fill ordinary shoe boxes with small toys, school supplies, hats and scarves and other gifts for needy children. With the help of churches and thousands of volunteers, these gift-filled shoe boxes are collected, processed and delivered to children in hospitals, orphanages, refugee camps, homeless shelters and impoverished areas around the globe, regardless of nationality,political background or religious beliefs.

The information leaflets and posters are in churches and the final date for handing in the boxes will be on Remembrance Sunday November 13th. Pick up a leaflet to help you fill your own box or come to a packing party like the one in Tasburgh.
Last year we sent 156 boxes from the Benefice and with your help we hope to match this or achieve an even better
amount this year.

There will be a community packing event at st marys church room, tasburgh. Please come with your children to join in box-wrapping and packing. Filling a shoebox is a simple and fun thing to do, but it is a great practical way of showing love with children who have very little in material terms. Just come along!

Any of the following items would be gratefully appreciated to be used in the making of Christmas boxes for Operation Christmas Child: They can be brought to the church on the day or contact Jane on 470 692 in advance.

Wrapping Paper, Empty shoe boxes, Cuddly toys (new, unused, not hand made), Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Bar of Wrapped Soap, Flannel, Brush/comb, Hair accessories, Pads of paper, Notebooks, Picture books, Pencils, Pens, Crayons, Pencil Sharpener, Colouring pencils,

Hats, Gloves, Scarfs,
Small ball, Toy cars/ trucks (but not military vehicles) Passenger plane
Children’s jewellery (nothing sharp), Hair accessories, New Dolls, Skipping ropes
Christmas cards

Thanks so much for your kindness and hopefully see you on the day

 

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Evening with Anglian SIngers

9 months ago

 
Evening with Anglian SIngers

In aid of St Mary’s Church, Saxlingham

A festive evening of Wine, Cheese and Music by

THE ANGLIAN SINGERS

Saxlingham Nethergate

Village Hall

Saturday 10 December, 7pm

£10 per ticket

 

Tickets available from Cindy Brookes (499358, cynthia.brookes@mypostoffice.co.uk) or

Members of the Church

 

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Tasburgh harvest lunch

9 months ago

 
Tasburgh harvest lunch

It is time again for the community harvest lunch. This will take place on 9th October 12.30 for 1 PM start at the Village hall. If you would like to join us then you can get tickets from Julia Orpin 470983. The cost of tickets are £6 for adults and under 12s are free. As harvest is a time for us to give thanks for all that God provides for us, you are also invited to bring a donation that will go to the food bank in Norwich, to help those who are struggling at the moment.  The community lunch is for all ages, and the tickets tend to go very quickly, so please don't miss out on this chance to come together and celebrate harvest. If you would like more information please contact either Vivian Taylor or Julia Orpin.

 

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Harvest Tea and social evening

9 months ago

 
Harvest Tea and social evening

It's that time of year again! Come and celebrate God's goodness with us over this coming weekend.

Harvest Tea and Social - Saturday 8th from 5.30pm. Admission FREE!

Harvest Services - Sunday 9th at 11am and 6.30pm led by David Cordle - Suffolk farmer (but we don't hold that against him!).

EVERYONE WELCOME!

 

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Rural Dreams & Visions - releasing hope in Norfolk

9 months ago

 
Rural Dreams & Visions - releasing hope in Norfolk

Day conference focusing on enabling Christians in rural congregations to reach their communities through mission and the re-imagining of their churches and chapels. The programme for the day will include brief talks from local parishes featuring re-ordering your church; lay-led ministry and how to engage your communities in developing your plans.
The conference is being organised by Dreams and Visions, the local expression of a national charity which funds outreach projects across Norfolk.  Contributions will also come from Rural Ministries and the Arthur Rank Centre. 
There is no charge for the day, which will include all refreshments, including a hot lunch - but we need to book - so let Sally know if you are interested asap

 http://www.dioceseofnorwich.org/event?id=8676

 

 

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Depwade Deanery Cathedral Visit and Supper

10 months ago

 
Depwade Deanery  Cathedral Visit and Supper

The Deanery is arranging a prayer trail  around Norwich Cathedral, led vby the Dean.  This is preceded by a meal and ends with compline.

6pm - Meal in the Refectory (Lasagne (or veg option) with garlic bread, tea and coffee £10, pudding extra

7pm  Walk around the Cathedral

8.15pm  Compline

If you would like to attend, please notify Sue Pennell on 01953 788283 or email sue.pennell@live.co.uk by 26th Sept.

Why not get together with your cell or a small group of friends and book to come together.

 

 

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Harvest Festival

10 months ago

 
Harvest Festival

Leaders: Dawn and Sally

 

 

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Harvest Festival

10 months ago

 
Harvest Festival

Leaders: Dawn Davidson & Sally Gaze

 

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Harvest Festival

10 months ago

 
Harvest Festival

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

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Confirmation

10 months ago

 
Confirmation

Leaders: Bishop Alan and Team

Celebrate with David, Eleanor and Tyler at their Confirmation in Newton Flotman Church. All Welcome. Come early to meet the Bishop and enjoy refreshments from 6pm.

 

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Harvest Festival with Supper in the Church

10 months ago

 
Harvest Festival with Supper in the Church

Leaders: Sally Gaze & David Lancaster

We are collecting food for the Norwich Foodbank. Donations can be left in the porch or brought to the service.

 

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Community Harvest Festival

10 months ago

 
Community Harvest Festival

Community Harvest Festival in aid of Norwich Foodbank on Sunday 25th September starting with a family friendly harvest service at Newton Flotman Church including traditional harvest hymns. This will be followed by a free harvest lunch in the school from 12 noon.
There is no charge but you are invited to bring a contribution for Norwich food bank (food or money) There will also be a vegetable monster competition for children. If you know a child who would like to enter, encourage them to bring their monster to the service

 

 

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Bishop's Pilgrimage Day

10 months ago

 
Bishop's Pilgrimage Day

You are warmly invited to a day bursting with activities at our cathedral.

Drama workshops, Walking the Labyrinth, Bible Study, Bread-Making, Meditations, Anointing, Benediction, Learning to Pray the Rosary, Edith Cavell Workshop.

Scratch Choir Rehearsal (Please sign up to sing in advance by emailing precentor.assistant@cathedral.org.uk)

Eucharist with Bishop of Norwich at 12 noon.

Bring a picnic to eat in the Cloisters

Evensong at which the scaratch choir will sing 3.30pm

Full detals are available at www.cathedral.org.uk/events/bishopspilgrimage

 

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Cathedral@Night

10 months ago

 
Cathedral@Night

Go with JAM to this all night youth event (for 10-17 year olds)

featuring Guvna B, Encounter, Soul Circus, 12 hour football tournament, all night cafe.

Zones include - prayer, creative, social action, sports, cafe, pampering (and sleep area just in case)

More details from www.cathedral.org.uk/ whats-on/events

 

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Open the Book Training with Bob Hartman

10 months ago

 
Open the Book Training with Bob Hartman

Author and performance storyteller Bob Hartman along with Julie Jefferies and Val Ralston from Open the Book’s national office will be leading a special training day open to all on September 21 in Norwich.

The day offers an opportunity for Open the Book volunteers from across the region to meet together and will include a keynote session with Bob Hartman on ‘Interactive Storytelling’, a choice of workshops, and an overview of the development of new Open the Book materials on Christian Values which will be launching soon.

In Norfolk there are over 70 schools receiving Open the Book sessions either weekly or fortnightly led by teams from local parishes and churches. Designed to present the Bible in primary schools through short 10-15 minute presentations, Open the Book teams use carefully devised Open the Book materials written by Bob Hartman, the Lion Storyteller Bible, as well as simple props, costumes, mime and plenty of enthusiasm to bring Bible stories alive in a relevant, accessible and enjoyable way.

Irene Nickerson, Open the book Coordinator for Norfolk, has been delivering Open the Book initial training and supporting volunteers for seven years. She says: “Open the Book is such a fantastic initiative for helping schools and churches build links with one another. Continuing to encourage and enable volunteers from churches to deliver good quality assemblies is important which is why we are delighted that Bob, Julie and Val are able to join us for the day and share their expertise and insights.”

People are encouraged to come with their Open the Book teams so they can take full advantage of the range of workshops on offer and be inspired to continue to discuss and develop their own storytelling together after the event.

Training details
Open the Book Regional Development Day at Norwich Cathedral
Wednesday 21 September
10.15am-3.30pm (Registration from 9.45am).

The day costs £5 per person and refreshments will be provided during the day but please bring your own packed lunch.

For more information contact Anna Walker, 01603 882374, anna.walker@dioceseofnorwich.org

 

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The Mission Track

10 months ago

 
The Mission Track

The Mission Track

Monday 19 September 2016 - Monday 3 July 2017
7.30pm


The Mission Track is a learning journey in a supportive environment for Christians from any church in the area to enable them to be more fruitful in mission including starting or growing fresh expressions.  

It is based on the nationally acclaimed Mission Shaped Ministry Course.

An exciting course for those who want to reach out and help people to know Jesus, forming Christian community along the way. It is both theological and practical, reflective and ineractive. It will be led by Canon Sally Gaze and Rev Dave Lloyd with local and national speakers experienced in mission.

Modules include:

Listening for Mission
Understanding your context
Vision, values and call
Starting something new
Building a team
What is church?
Discipleship
Evangelism
Prayer for Mission
Worship and the Sacraments in fresh expressions of Church
Growing a fresh expression of Church to maturity
with options to learn about adapting buildings, missional small groups, working with young adults, working with men and families, youth and children, rural and urban.

Cost and booking:

£90 Please book in advance.
Contact details:

Jess Glauert: Jessica.Glauert@ntlworld.com

 

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How to make Ribbon Angels

10 months ago

 
How to make Ribbon Angels

A demonstration by Lesley of how to make Ribbon Angels for Christmas decorations or for other occasions for Tasburgh Craft Group. You are warmly invited to come to this special event in September.

The Craft Group meets on the first and third Mondays of the month at 10.00am -12.00. except when there is a bank holiday and would welcome new people to join them.

 

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Holy Communion and Special Agents

10 months ago

 
Holy Communion and Special Agents

Leaders: Sally and Martin

Special Agents will be held at Newton Flotman School as there is no access to the Church Room at present. There is no cafe church today because next week will be Harvest Festival with lunch at the school.

 

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Crafts @ Kirstead 2016,

10 months ago

 
Crafts @ Kirstead 2016,
Crafts @ Kirstead 2016, which takes place over the weekend of 10 & 11 September this year. 10.00am-4.00pm each day at Homestead Nurseries
 
The organisers  want to raise as much money as possible for our three worthy causes - Macmillan Cancer Support, Nelson's Journey and The Sheffield Children's Hospital.
 
More information see Flyers section of  Resources  on this website
 

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Churches Trust Bike Ride

10 months ago

 
Churches Trust Bike Ride

 

Calling all walkers, cyclists and car drivers! You are invited to join in a fun day out in Norfolk stopping off at as many Churches and Chapels as you can whilst raising some much needed funds for a Church or Chapel of your choice.

On Saturday 10th September it is the annual Norfolk Churches Trust fundraising day. Over 600 Churches and Chapels will be open on the day from 9am to 5pm. You can be sponsored for each building you visit or a set amount for the day. Half the money raised goes to The Norfolk Churches Trust and the other half to a Church or Chapel of your choice.


In Tasburgh in the past this event has been one of our major fundraising events for the year but it recent years the number of cyclists and walkers has dwindled. Please come and take part if you can to help raise some funds to help preserve our beautiful Church building and other beautiful churches and chapels in our county. For more information and a sponsor form contact Vivienne Taylor on 01508 471790."                                                                                              

 

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Emerge: Young Adults Weekend

11 months ago

 

Download the programme from the bottom of our home page.

 

 

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EMERGE: Young Adults Weekend

11 months ago

 
EMERGE:  Young Adults Weekend

Full Programme and details from Adam Jackson or download programme from

http://tasvalley.org/res/Flyers%20for%20Events/Young-Adults-Guide-website-version2.pdf

Emerge - part of the Cell Church's Rural Evangelism Project is holding the “Emerge Young Adults Retreat” will be held on a farm near Mattishall, Mid-Norfolk from 2nd – 4th September.

The aim of the event is to foster and grow unity, community, and fellowship between the young adults of the county from all denominations.

Taking inspiration from the popular Intents camp for 11-16 year olds, the retreat is set to be a weekend of worship, teaching, and fellowship for the 20s/30s age bracket, that has an organic and close family feel, a mature and open approach to faith, and Jesus at its heart.

The event will include worship, teaching and ministry and an innovative seminar system, all at an accessible price.

Confirmed speakers so far are:
Jessica Regnarnt – National Director for Young Adults at Freedom In Christ Ministries
Stephen Mawditt – Director Of the Fountain Network
Rob Tervet – Minister of Christ Community Church Attleborough
Jill Gower – Director of Norwich House of Prayer
David Ward – Eastern Area Worker for Congregationalists Church
Andy Eyre – Associate Pastor of Norwich Central Baptist Church
Colin Howell – Leader at Soul Church, Cromer and Passport Designer for Her Majesties Foreign Office

More to come!

Retreat Weekend For 18 – late 30s | Mid Norfolk | Camping and None Camping | Worship, Teaching, Seminars

 

Adam Jackson, who is organising the event said, “For the Emerge Network, the dream is that no one of the ‘lost generation’- aged 18 – late 30s- would feel that they are the only person of their age within the church. Our aim is that young adult small groups that already happen all around Norfolk would be able to connect those who do not have a regular place of fellowship, and discipleship, with their peers without any expectation to leave their Sunday place of worship.”

Emerge2There will be a choice of seminars over the weekend, with a choice between theological topics where participants can dig deeper into the Word with some passionate Bible teachers, and a more practical option with life application, with particular focus on life as a young adult in modern Christian life, dealing with issues such as relationships, money, and meaning.

Adam said, “There will also be meetings in the evening, with speakers, and time for worship and prayer, with the ultimate objective of, alongside the seminars, equipping young adults in effective mission and ministry in their local area, and daily lives.”

Speakers are drawn from a variety of churches and denominations, to reflect the unity and community of the Emerge network.

There will also be plenty of opportunity for mingling and community throughout the weekend, with a variety of activities and a Café/Bar being planned for people to meet and connect.

Whilst the retreat will run from the Friday to the Sunday, people will be welcome to come and go as they wish, with camping space available onsite, and holiday homes nearby, for those wishing to stay overnight for some or the entire weekend.

The total cost of the weekend will be £25 per person.
For more information about the retreat, the Emerge Network, or to book in, please visit the Emerge Website: http://www.emerge.fyi/

 

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"Monster" Breakfast and All Age Worship -

11 months ago

 
"Monster" Breakfast and All Age Worship -

Leaders: Sally G & Team

This Sunday we are hearing from the participants in the recent summer holiday club "Monsters Stink" - and learning about overcoming fear. 9am onwards for breakfast, 9.30am worship begins. (NB due to church room repairs breakfast will be served at the back of church this week)

 

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Newday Festival

12 months ago

 
Newday Festival

One of the largest Christian youth dfestivals in the Uk is on our doorstep.  Contact Chris Gaze to find out about going with a group of 13-20somethings from South Norfolk or checkout the website at www.newdaygeneration.org

 

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Monsters Holiday Club

12 months ago

 
Monsters Holiday Club

 

A fun filled, action packed Holiday Club for children of Primary School age

Games, crafts, stories, monsters, goo and lots of summer holiday fun for 11s and under.  

Cost: £5.00 per child for the week  (maximum charge of £10 per family )

Please return your BOOKING FORM, with £5.00 to Newton Flotman/ Saxlingham/ 

Preston Primary School or Rev'd Sally Gaze, The Rectory, Newton Flotman

 

 

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Tharston Church Fete

12 months ago

 
Tharston Church Fete

Wonderful traditional village fee in a stunning setting.  Cream teas to die for.  All welcome

Digital painting by Howard Temperley. Reproduced by kind permission.info@howardtemperley.com

 

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Goodbye and Thankyou Tea and Service of Thanksgiving for the Ministry of Rev Jenny Cooper

1 year ago

 
Goodbye and Thankyou Tea and Service of Thanksgiving for the Ministry of Rev Jenny Cooper

Leaders: Martin Hartley & Sally Gaze

Jenny is moving closer to her grandchildren and we are so sad to see her go. Come to celebrate all that God has been doing through her ministry, to thank her and to pray for her and husband Chris as they move.

Tea @ 5.30pm

Evening Service @ 6.30pm

 

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Safeguarding Training

1 year ago

 
Safeguarding Training

This is key training provided by the Diocese for all those who work with children, young people or vulnerable adults and should be regularly updated.  Please book your place by contacting our Safeguarding Named Person  Corinnee Boce 01508 470762  cpboyce@btinternet.com

 

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24-7 Prayer

1 year ago

 
24-7 Prayer


Christians Together in Mulbarton and surrounding villages will be praying for a full week, starting with a short service in Mulbarton Church and fnishing one week later with a short service in Flordon Church.
Sun, 10 Jul, 2016, 7pm - Sun, 17 Jul, 7:30pm @ Harvest House, Mulbarton
Individuals, pairs or groups can sign up for one-hour slots online or by phoning the Mulbarton Rectory office.
01508 571167

 

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Flight Competition & Tea

1 year ago

 
Flight Competition & Tea

Contestants are invited to All Saints Church for an event of villagers ingenuity and skill.  You are invited to design something which will fly a long distance when thrown from the top of a Church Tower. Simple!  (or simple aeroplanes will be available at the event)

Your flying objects will be thrown from the tower to see which gets the furthest  There will be prizes for each age group.  Batteries, internal combustion engines and lighter-than-air gases are not permitted.  Anything else is fair game (health and sagety permitting)!  

Tea and cake are available for onlookers.

 

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Mums in Prayer "Afternoon Prayer Tea" on Saturday 9th July 2016

1 year ago

 
Mums in Prayer "Afternoon Prayer Tea" on Saturday 9th July 2016

Dear Praying Mum,

I would like to introduce you to our newly appointed Contact Person for Norwich, Julie Bright - Mums in Prayer UK is growing  & we now have our own logo :)

Julie is hosting a Mums in Prayer "Afternoon Prayer Tea" on Saturday 9th July 2016 at Trinity Church, NR2 2PA from 2 pm – 4.30 pm.

For catering purposes please do let Julie know if you hope to get along.

Julie can be contacted on  07800 888315 or julie.mipuk@gmail.com     

Rev Dawn Davidson                    

 

With every blessing

Helen

 Helen Pennington

Norfolk Area Coordinator

helen.pennington@momsinprayer.eu

www.momsinprayer.eu

More information  in the Resources Section of the website

 

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Father's Day Fry Up

1 year ago

 
Father's Day Fry Up

All welcome for breakfast, hosted by our cafe church.  After baconn, egg and sausage you can enjoy activities such as scalectrix, croquet,  frisbee, giant jenga and more...

(No service at cafe church this week - there will be a simple service at 8.30am in church)

 

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Saxlingham's Midsummer Ceilidh

1 year ago

 
Saxlingham's Midsummer Ceilidh

Come and enjoy a traditional ceilidh with Shinanikins ceilidh band and caller in a barn with a hog roast roll or vegetarian paella and pudding included in ticket price - £12.50. Bar, raffle and skittles also available. Children 12+ (under parental supervision).

Tickets to be purchased in advance from:
Carolyn Rush: 01508 498248 or familyrush@hotmail.com
Jo & Alec Stevenson: 01508 498747
The FOSS team at Saxlingham School

Fundraising for the village church and school

Flyer for this event is available in the Resources section of this website.

 

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Deanery Evensong

1 year ago

 
Deanery Evensong

Leaders: The Reverend Lynn Chapman

 

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Deanery Walk, Tea and Evensong

1 year ago

 

 

THE SUMMER MEETING ON SUNDAY 22nd MAY, 2016.
 
On  Sunday, 22nd May we shall be meeting at St. Peter's Church, Brooke. 
 
It will be similar to last year starting at  4 p.m. with a walk for those who would like to join.  There will be tea at 5 p.m. and an evening service at 6 p.m. for everyone.
 


 
 

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NOW WILL YOU VOTE? Referendum Information Evening

1 year ago

 

HOW WILL YOU VOTE? Do you want information on how to vote at the forthcoming European Referendum?
The Depwade Deanery is arranging an evening on 19th May at Long Stratton High School, 7.30pm-9.00pm. So far we have arranged for a Professor from the UEA to give an overview on the facts. We are also hoping to get a representative from both sides of the argument. Louise Priest from Radio Norfolk will be presiding. Please come and be prepared to ask the questions to help you decide on 23rd June.

 

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Happy Birthday Cafe Church

1 year ago

 
Happy Birthday Cafe Church

Leaders: Sally Gaze, Martin Hartley William Ball, Andy Cox and Team

Ir's Pentecost Sunday. The day on which the Christian Church began - Come and celebrate! Relaxed Atmosphere - Time to find out about how the church began and why it is so important to people today. A chance for adults to chat while children engage in crafts and activities.

 

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"Thy Kingdom Come" Reflecting on the Lord's Prayer

1 year ago

 
"Thy Kingdom Come" Reflecting on the Lord's Prayer

Bishop Alan with Canons Sally Gaze and Andy Bryant will lead prayer and reflection in this event, exploring the Lord's Prayer as a call to mission

 

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Morning Prayer

1 year ago

 
Morning Prayer

Introduction to our week of prayer.

As the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written, "That is why we are…. inviting you …. to join us in a week of prayer for the evangelisation ofour nation. In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th - 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.

Our hope is
for all Christians to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
for all of us to have confidence to share the Gospel
for all to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to follow Him as disciples, to live out the Gospel and to seek God’s Kingdom from day to day

At the heart of our prayers will be the words that Jesus Christ himself taught us - ‘Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.’ It is impossible to overstate the life-transforming power of the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is reassuring enough to be on the lips of the dying and yet dangerous enough to be banned in cinemas. It is famous enough to be spoken each day by billions in hundreds of languages and yet intimate enough to draw us ever closer into friendship with Jesus Christ. It is simple enough to be memorised by small children and yet profound enough to sustain a whole lifetime of prayer. When we pray it with sincerity and with joy, there is no imagining the new ways in which God can use us to his glory."

 

 

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An Hour of Prayer

1 year ago

 
An Hour of Prayer

Introduction to our week of prayer.

As the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written, "That is why we are…. inviting you …. to join us in a week of prayer for the evangelisation ofour nation. In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th - 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.

Our hope is
for all Christians to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
for all of us to have confidence to share the Gospel
for all to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to follow Him as disciples, to live out the Gospel and to seek God’s Kingdom from day to day

At the heart of our prayers will be the words that Jesus Christ himself taught us - ‘Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.’ It is impossible to overstate the life-transforming power of the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is reassuring enough to be on the lips of the dying and yet dangerous enough to be banned in cinemas. It is famous enough to be spoken each day by billions in hundreds of languages and yet intimate enough to draw us ever closer into friendship with Jesus Christ. It is simple enough to be memorised by small children and yet profound enough to sustain a whole lifetime of prayer. When we pray it with sincerity and with joy, there is no imagining the new ways in which God can use us to his glory."

 

 

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Prayer Walk

1 year ago

 
Prayer Walk

Part of our week of prayer.

As the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written, "That is why we are…. inviting you …. to join us in a week of prayer for the evangelisation ofour nation. In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th - 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.

Our hope is
for all Christians to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
for all of us to have confidence to share the Gospel
for all to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to follow Him as disciples, to live out the Gospel and to seek God’s Kingdom from day to day

At the heart of our prayers will be the words that Jesus Christ himself taught us - ‘Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.’ It is impossible to overstate the life-transforming power of the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is reassuring enough to be on the lips of the dying and yet dangerous enough to be banned in cinemas. It is famous enough to be spoken each day by billions in hundreds of languages and yet intimate enough to draw us ever closer into friendship with Jesus Christ. It is simple enough to be memorised by small children and yet profound enough to sustain a whole lifetime of prayer. When we pray it with sincerity and with joy, there is no imagining the new ways in which God can use us to his glory."

 

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An Hour of Prayer

1 year ago

 
An Hour of Prayer

Part of our week of prayer.

As the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written, "That is why we are…. inviting you …. to join us in a week of prayer for the evangelisation ofour nation. In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th - 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.

Our hope is
for all Christians to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
for all of us to have confidence to share the Gospel
for all to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to follow Him as disciples, to live out the Gospel and to seek God’s Kingdom from day to day

At the heart of our prayers will be the words that Jesus Christ himself taught us - ‘Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.’ It is impossible to overstate the life-transforming power of the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is reassuring enough to be on the lips of the dying and yet dangerous enough to be banned in cinemas. It is famous enough to be spoken each day by billions in hundreds of languages and yet intimate enough to draw us ever closer into friendship with Jesus Christ. It is simple enough to be memorised by small children and yet profound enough to sustain a whole lifetime of prayer. When we pray it with sincerity and with joy, there is no imagining the new ways in which God can use us to his glory."

 

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Prayer Walk

1 year ago

 
Prayer Walk

Part of our week of prayer.

As the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written, "That is why we are…. inviting you …. to join us in a week of prayer for the evangelisation ofour nation. In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th - 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.

Our hope is
for all Christians to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
for all of us to have confidence to share the Gospel
for all to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to follow Him as disciples, to live out the Gospel and to seek God’s Kingdom from day to day

At the heart of our prayers will be the words that Jesus Christ himself taught us - ‘Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.’ It is impossible to overstate the life-transforming power of the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is reassuring enough to be on the lips of the dying and yet dangerous enough to be banned in cinemas. It is famous enough to be spoken each day by billions in hundreds of languages and yet intimate enough to draw us ever closer into friendship with Jesus Christ. It is simple enough to be memorised by small children and yet profound enough to sustain a whole lifetime of prayer. When we pray it with sincerity and with joy, there is no imagining the new ways in which God can use us to his glory."

 

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Morning Prayer

1 year ago

 
Morning Prayer

Part of our week of prayer.

As the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written, "That is why we are…. inviting you …. to join us in a week of prayer for the evangelisation ofour nation. In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th - 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.

Our hope is
for all Christians to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
for all of us to have confidence to share the Gospel
for all to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to follow Him as disciples, to live out the Gospel and to seek God’s Kingdom from day to day

At the heart of our prayers will be the words that Jesus Christ himself taught us - ‘Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.’ It is impossible to overstate the life-transforming power of the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is reassuring enough to be on the lips of the dying and yet dangerous enough to be banned in cinemas. It is famous enough to be spoken each day by billions in hundreds of languages and yet intimate enough to draw us ever closer into friendship with Jesus Christ. It is simple enough to be memorised by small children and yet profound enough to sustain a whole lifetime of prayer. When we pray it with sincerity and with joy, there is no imagining the new ways in which God can use us to his glory."

 

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An Hour of Prayer

1 year ago

 
An Hour of Prayer

Part of our week of prayer.

As the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written, "That is why we are…. inviting you …. to join us in a week of prayer for the evangelisation ofour nation. In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th - 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.

Our hope is
for all Christians to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
for all of us to have confidence to share the Gospel
for all to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to follow Him as disciples, to live out the Gospel and to seek God’s Kingdom from day to day

At the heart of our prayers will be the words that Jesus Christ himself taught us - ‘Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.’ It is impossible to overstate the life-transforming power of the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is reassuring enough to be on the lips of the dying and yet dangerous enough to be banned in cinemas. It is famous enough to be spoken each day by billions in hundreds of languages and yet intimate enough to draw us ever closer into friendship with Jesus Christ. It is simple enough to be memorised by small children and yet profound enough to sustain a whole lifetime of prayer. When we pray it with sincerity and with joy, there is no imagining the new ways in which God can use us to his glory."

 

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"Thy Kingdom Come" @JAM

1 year ago

 
"Thy Kingdom Come" @JAM

Youth Group Night focussed on Prayer

 

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"Thy Kingdom Come" Praise Service

1 year ago

 
"Thy Kingdom Come" Praise Service

Introduction to our week of prayer.

As the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written, "That is why we are…. inviting you …. to join us in a week of prayer for the evangelisation ofour nation. In the week leading up to Pentecost (May 8th - 15th, 2016) we long to see a great wave of prayer across our land, throughout the Church of England and many other Churches.

Our hope is
for all Christians to deepen their relationship with Jesus Christ
for all of us to have confidence to share the Gospel
for all to respond to the call of Jesus Christ to follow Him as disciples, to live out the Gospel and to seek God’s Kingdom from day to day

At the heart of our prayers will be the words that Jesus Christ himself taught us - ‘Thy kingdom come, thy will be done.’ It is impossible to overstate the life-transforming power of the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is reassuring enough to be on the lips of the dying and yet dangerous enough to be banned in cinemas. It is famous enough to be spoken each day by billions in hundreds of languages and yet intimate enough to draw us ever closer into friendship with Jesus Christ. It is simple enough to be memorised by small children and yet profound enough to sustain a whole lifetime of prayer. When we pray it with sincerity and with joy, there is no imagining the new ways in which God can use us to his glory."

 

 

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"First Sunday" - Christian Aid Week breakfast and All Age Worhip Event

1 year ago

 
"First Sunday" - Christian Aid Week  breakfast and All Age Worhip Event

Leaders: Sally & Team

 

 

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Christian Aid Fundraising Event

1 year ago

 
Christian Aid Fundraising Event

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK is   15–21 May 2016

There is a Christian Aid Fundraising Event at Tasburgh Village Hall on

Saturday 30th April 2016 10.00am-2.00pm

 

A variety of stalls selling crafts, cards, cakes etc; 

Raffle and Tombola.  Light lunches and refreshments

Offers of help welcomed but please just come and bring others to support the work of this International charity whose humanitarian work continues to be so vital in our world today.

[Christian Aid Week unites over 20,000 churches to put Jesus' love in to action.]

 

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Men's Breakfast

1 year ago

 
Men's Breakfast

All men are invited to come along on Saturday 30th April (8.00 for 8.30am) to enjoy some time together in the Function Room at the beautiful Shotesham Park Estate. There's pleanty of easy parking and a freshly cooked breakfast to enjoy. Our special guest speaker will be Mel Lacey - former Media Manager at Norfolk Constabulary. Mel will tell us about his work, his struggles with cancer and how his faith has helped him. This is the first of what we hope will become a regular feature for men in the benefice. We aim to finish by 10am. The event is FREE and there's no need to book.

For further info contact Ian Masson on 01508 499121 and Dawn Davidson on 01508 498924.

 

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Newton Flotman Church Annual Meeting

1 year ago

 
Newton Flotman Church Annual Meeting

Newton Flotman Church is a lively community with lots going on from Church Mice for Under 5s to visiting at Olive House, children's workshops to community lunch as well as care for our local community and some wonderful times of worship and prayer.  We are also doing some major repair work to our building and planning for some sensitive adaptation for wider community use.  Come and hear about everything which is happening over cake and coffee.  And... we need your help to serve our community better... come to offer your ideas and find out how you can be involved.

 

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Special Me Group

1 year ago

 
Special Me Group

The SMG meets on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of Every month from 1.30-3.30pm at Newton Flotman Primary School. The group welcomes all who would normally find it dificult to access a church group because of learning or behavioural difficulty, a hearing or visual impairment or a physical disability. Family, friends and carers are also welcome to join in with the sessions or we provide an area to sit and relax while the session takes place.

The sessions provide a fun way to learn about Jesus and God. At each session there is bible study and various activities. These include drama, craft, singing, puppets and worship. Occasionally we have a social time or outing together. Some activities are in small groups; some are for everyone together. You decide what activities you would like to join in with. The SMG works in partnership with Prospects to make sure that the sessions are fun and accessible for all. Prospects are a national Christian Charity for adults with learning difficulties. We use signing, large visual displays and easy read bibles to make the sessions as accessible as possible for all. Ofcourse at the end of each session there is the opportunity to chat and join together for refreshments

 

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Cell Church Training Day

1 year ago

 
Cell Church Training Day

An event not to be missed if youwant to learn about how to grow in faith and be a blessing to others in a small group.  The leader will be Lawrence Singlehurst from Cell UK, one of the most inspiring and energetic teachers known to any of us.  

To book your place, please contact Dawn dawn@tasvalley.org/ tel 01508 470762.  There is no charge for people from the Tas Valley Team Ministry but please bring some food to share at lunch time.  There will also be a bookstall (Bring your cheque book or cash)

Timetable:

10 - Registration and welcome

10.20 - Introduction

10.30  Session 1 - Cell Church - The Basics

11.30 - Coffee

11.45  Session 2 - Maintaining and Growing Healthy Cells

1 - Bring and share lunch

2 - Session 3 - Mission and Outreach

3 - Closing Prayers

 

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Swainsthorpe Church Annual Meeting

1 year ago

 
Swainsthorpe Church Annual Meeting

Your village church has been up to lots during the year from inspiring worship events to a fabulous bakeoff.  And there are plans for more in the year to come... Come to hear about what's gone over coffee and cake and contibute to the plans for the coming year.

 

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APCM of St Mary's Church, Tasburgh

1 year ago

 
APCM of St Mary's Church, Tasburgh

Vestry Meeting at 7.00pm to elect churchwardens followed by the Annual Parocial Church Meeting

 

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Evensong

1 year ago

 
Evensong

You are invited to hear Sally's first sermon at Norwich Cathedral Evensong.

The Cathedral would like to offer us refreshments after the service but would like to know how many to cater for.

So if you would like to stay  on for tea please let Sally know as soon as possible.

 

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Cafe Church for Lambing Sunday

1 year ago

 
Cafe Church for Lambing Sunday

Leaders: Sally Gaze, Martin Hartley William Ball, Andy Cox and Team

 

 

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Saxlingham Church Annual Meeting

1 year ago

 
Saxlingham Church Annual Meeting

Come and join us for our annual meeting

 

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Cell Church Annual Meeting

1 year ago

 
Cell Church Annual Meeting

Come along to this year's Annual Meeting and find out what God has been doing over the last year in our Cell Church.  We are particularly excited about the Rural Evangelism Project and the new lunch club set up by Andy Cox.  We will be hosted by Freedom Cafe Cell and get the chance to experience at first hand some of the work they are doing at Freedom Cafe on the First Sunday of every month with warm hospitality, discussion and creative prayer.  

 

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Hands Together (Craft Group)

1 year ago

 

Hands together is an informal group that meets on the first Wednesday of the month from 10.30am - 12.30pm in Saxlingham Nethergate Rectory.

We get together to share our love of handwork, to learn and inspire. Show and tell, ask advice, learn new crafts. If it's portable, bring it with you

Knitting, Crochet, Embroidery, Patchwork, Quilting.

You dont need to be accomplished to come along. We offer a warm welcome! There is no charge and no obligation to attend regularly. Tea, coffee and calories are provided

The phrase "Hands Together" expresses the idea of community. We sit together with our handwork. We offer one another the hand of friendship. Our aim is to support and encourage one another as we enjoy each other's company and creativity. 

For more information contact

Rev Dawn Davidson 01508 498924 dawndavidson@btinternet.com

or

Mrs Vicky Ball 01508 471506 vicky.ball@virgin.net

 

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Easter Communion with children's activities and egg hunt

1 year ago

 
Easter Communion with children's activities and egg hunt

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

 

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Christ is Risen! Hallelujah!

1 year ago

 
Christ is Risen! Hallelujah!

Leaders: David Moore

Come and celebrate with us

 

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Tenebrae

1 year ago

 
Tenebrae

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

 

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Good Friday

1 year ago

 
Good Friday

Please join us for our Good Friday service at 7pm.  All welcome.

 

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Benefice Service 7 words from the cross

1 year ago

 
Benefice Service 7 words from the cross

Leaders: Sally Gaze and Martin Hartley

 

 

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Maundy Thursday Service

1 year ago

 
Maundy Thursday Service

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

 

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Compline

1 year ago

 
Compline

Leaders: David Hamilton

 

 

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Compline

1 year ago

 
Compline

Leaders: David Lancaster

 

 

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Messy Easter Cafe Church (on Palm Sunday)

1 year ago

 
Messy Easter Cafe Church (on Palm Sunday)

A fun time for children to come with parents or grandparents to explore the Easter story with craft, stories, singing and-food.

 

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Reflective Prayer on Palm Sunday

1 year ago

 
Reflective Prayer on Palm Sunday

An opportunity for quiet reflective prayer as Lent begins. Alongside our Easter Cafe Event there will be a prayer room with creative prayer stations to help you pray through the events of holy week, created by Kirsten Remer.  Pop in for as long or as short a time as you like.  Afterwards have a cake or hot cross bun or have a chat in the cafe space in the school hall.  Stop for All Age worship from 11.45-12 if you wish

 

 

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Under 5s Easter Garden Making

1 year ago

 
Under 5s Easter Garden Making

Easter activity for toddlers including songs, story and making an Easter garden with moss, twigs and flowers. Lots of messy fun.  Come dressed for outdoor play.

 

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Benefice Praise Service

1 year ago

 
Benefice Praise Service

Leaders: Dawn Davidson and Andy Cox

 

 

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Benefice Service of Penitence and Healing

1 year ago

 
Benefice Service of Penitence and Healing

Leaders: Sally Gaze and Team

 

 

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Concert with Emma Nuule [Soprano] and Flute Bravura

1 year ago

 

See the poster in the 'Flyer' section of Resources

 

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Local House of Prayer

2 years ago

 

meeting to bless and pray for the people of Tasburgh

 

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The Gathering the Benefice Praise Service

2 years ago

 
The Gathering the Benefice Praise Service

Leaders: Dawn Davidson and Andy Cox with Sally Gaze

 

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Local House of Prayer

2 years ago

 

Meeting to pray for our community in Tasburgh

 

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Benefice Service of Holy Communion

2 years ago

 
Benefice Service of Holy Communion

Leaders: Dawn Davidson and Sally Gaze

 

 

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Christmas Morning Worship Services across the Tas Valley

2 years ago

 
Christmas Morning Worship Services across the Tas Valley

 Celebrate Christmas Morning in Church

9am - Tharston - Holy Communion

9.30am - Swainsthorpe - Holy Communion, Shotesham All Saints, Holy Communion

10am - Tasburgh Family Service

10.30am - Newton Flotman All Age Celebration with Communion (bring a Christmas gift to show the congreation

10.30am -  Saxlingham Nethergate Christmas Communion

 

 

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Christmas Midnight Holy Communion

2 years ago

 
Christmas Midnight Holy Communion

Please feel welcome to come to the services at one of the churches in the benefice on Christmas Eve

 

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Christmas Eve Crib Services

2 years ago

 
Christmas Eve Crib Services

for children of 0-99 years

 

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Carol singing

2 years ago

 
Carol singing

All welcome!  Come and join the fun.

 

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Carol Services

2 years ago

 
Carol Services

Come and sing your heart out at your local church

 

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Christingle Workshop and Celebration

2 years ago

 
Christingle Workshop and Celebration

Lots of fun making Christingles and other Christmas craft, finishing with a short christingle service - Enjoy the magic of Christingle!

Donations for the Children's Society

 

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Carol Singing

2 years ago

 
Carol Singing

Meet outside the gates at Preston Primary School at 4.00pm to sing around the roads of Upper Tasburgh.

 

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Carol Service

2 years ago

 
Carol Service

A traditional Carol Service with Tasburgh Choir. Please stay on after the service for seasonal refreshments.

 

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Carol Service

2 years ago

 
Carol Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze and David Lancaster

 

 

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A Concert of Christmas Music

2 years ago

 
A Concert of Christmas Music

Come and join us.

 

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Away in a Manger

2 years ago

 
Away in a Manger


“Praise and play”
The Christmas story, simple craft and singing specially for under 5s. Refreshments and a chance to chat for parents and carers
10am on 10th December
at Newton Flotman Church

 

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St Nicholas Day "First Sunday"

2 years ago

 
St Nicholas Day "First Sunday"

Leaders: Kirsten and Team

Shared breakfast and The story of the real St Nicholas and contemporary worship

 

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St Nicholas Christmas Fayre

2 years ago

 
St Nicholas Christmas Fayre


• St Nicholas Treasure Hunt at 11am
• St Nicholas’ crafts
• Phoenix cards
• Mini Christmas cakes &
puddings for sale
• Raffle
• Refreshments

And a special visit from St Nicholas

All proceeds will go to the Church fabric fund.

 

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Christmas Craft Sale & Photo Session

2 years ago

 
Christmas Craft Sale & Photo Session

Join us on 5th December for our Christmas photo shoot and sale of homemade Christmas crafts. There will be a selection of tree and table decorations, quilted crafts for the home and gorgeous edible goodies.
Photographs will cost £3 for the first (including a photo frame card) and £1 for additional ones. Different sizes available on request. Have a family portrait, get the children to dress up in their favourite outfit and have some fun! (Telephone Vicky on 01508 471506 or 07881 917836 or email vicky.ball@virgin.net to book your slot)
Coffee Stop is open in the Church Room serving homemade cakes and refreshments throughout the morning.
There will be a table of activities for young children
All proceeds for the work of our church at Christmas

 

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The Gathering Benefice Praise

2 years ago

 
The Gathering Benefice Praise

An opportunity to come together to worship informally led by a small band, to hear excellent Bible teaching that is longer, deeper and wider than can be experienced in our time-constrained Sunday services and to have prayer ministry for personal concerns or healing if you have such a need.     JALC

 

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Funeral of Rev Phil Wood (RIP)

2 years ago

 
Funeral of Rev Phil Wood (RIP)

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Crazy Science Praise Party

2 years ago

 
Crazy Science Praise Party

Fun for All the family with Doug Horley

Crazy Science, Puppets, Songs and Dance

Aimed at Children from 5-11 years but all who are young at heart are welcome.

More information from www.duggiedugdug.org 

Tickets cost £2 and can be bought from The Coffee Shop or the Loft at Carleston Rode or by ringing Richard and Kathryn Bond

 

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Remembering Loved Ones

2 years ago

 
Remembering Loved Ones

Every year at All Souls tide the Tas Valley Team Ministry holds a special service to remember Lost Loved Ones. At this service those who have died in the last two years and whose funerals have been conducted by the staff team will be remembered by name at the service on November 8th at 6.30pm and their families will get a letter inviting them to attend if they wish.

If you have a loved one whom you would like to be remembered at this service let The Reverend Dawn Davidson or one of the ministers  have their name or write it on a list that will be at the back of each of the churches from October 25th .

All are welcome at the service at which the names are read and there is also an opportunity to light a candle in remembrance of loved ones.

 

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Shoe Box Packing Party @ Cafe Church

2 years ago

 
Shoe Box Packing Party @ Cafe Church

Operation Christmas Child is the world’s largest children’s Christmas project, run by the relief and development organisation Samaritan’s purse. The project enables individuals, families, schools, churches, businesses and community organisations to fill ordinary shoe boxes with small toys, school supplies, hats and scarves and other gifts for needy children. With the help of churches and thousands of volunteers, these gift-filled shoe boxes are collected, processed and delivered to children in hospitals, orphanages, refugee camps, homeless shelters and impoverished areas around the globe, regardless of nationality,political background or religious beliefs.

There will be a community packing party at Cafe Church in Newton Flotman School on Sunday 18th October from 10.45am. Please come to enjoy some home-baked cakes and to join in box-wrapping and packing. Filling a shoebox is a simple and fun thing to do but it is a great practical way of showing love with children who have very little in material terms. Just come along!

Any of the following items would be gratefully appreciated to be used in the making of Christmas boxes for Operation Christmas Child: They can be brought to cafe church on the day or dropped off at Newton Flotman School in advance.

Wrapping Paper Empty shoe boxes Cuddly toys (new, unused, not hand made) Toothbrushes Toothpaste Bar of Wrapped Soap Flannel Pads of paper
Picture books Pencils Pens Crayons Pencil Sharpener Hats Gloves Scarfs
Small ball Toy cars/ trucks (but not military vehicles) Passenger plane
Children’s jewellery (nothing sharp) New Dolls Skipping ropes Hair accessories Christmas cards
Wrapped sweets (not chocolate, crisps, biscuits or tins - and sell by date must be after March 2016)

Thanks so much for your kindness
Sally Gaze (tel. 01508 470762)

 

 

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'Shoebox Workshop' for operation Christmas Child

2 years ago

 
'Shoebox Workshop' for operation Christmas Child

Pack shoeboxes full of Christmas presents to help needy children

 

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"First Sunday" Harvest Festival

2 years ago

 
"First Sunday" Harvest Festival

Leaders: Sally & Team

More details to follow

 

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Barn Dance and Hog Roast

2 years ago

 
Barn Dance and Hog Roast

Newton Flotman PCC invites you to a

BARN DANCE AND HOG ROAST

(vege option available)

SATURDAY 3RD OCTOBER

6:30 - 10:30PM

HEMPNALL VILLAGE HALL

IN AID OF THE CHURCH COMMUNITY PROJECT

TICKETS: £10 (OR £30 FAMILY TICKET) Tickets can be purchased from Sheila Buchanan 01508 470484 buchanan8@btinternet.com or Chris Gaze 01508 470762 chris@tasvalley.org

DOWNLOAD A FLIER HERE

 

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Harvest Festival

2 years ago

 
Harvest Festival

Leaders: Sally Gaze and David Lancaster

Traditional harvest hymns and readings followed by a scrumptious harvest supper

 

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Norfolk Wildnights Walk

2 years ago

 
Norfolk Wildnights Walk

Come and join us for a walk around Swainsthorpe to learn more about bats and how to use special detectors to listen to their calls.  This will be followed by an opportunity to help identify different species of moth in our moth trap.  FREE but limitted places so booking is essential.  Email norfolkwildlnights@gmail.com (please note there is an i between wild and nightsMeet outside St Peter's Church, Swainsthorpe.  Please bring warm clothes and suitable footwear as we may walk on uneven terrain.  Children should be accompanied by an afult at all times.  Bring a torch

You cab download a flier HERE

 

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An evening of Gospel Music with the Masson's

2 years ago

 
An evening of Gospel Music with the Masson's

Everyone's invited. Admission is FREE. Sarah & Lynda will be singing songs from their most recent CD's including 'On Eagles Wings', 'Amazing Grace', 'Still Waters' and newly released 'Rejoice Always'. CD's will be available to purchase and all proceeds are for the Chapel Building Fund. Come and enjoy a wonderful evening of gospel music!

 

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Care for the Planet Weekend

2 years ago

 
Care for the Planet Weekend

Care of Creation; Care of Neighbour – Hethel Church’s ‘flagship’ event for 2015 takes place over the weekend 11-13 September.  Hethel is one of our neighbouring parishes where Adrian Miller (our former Team Vicar is now the incyumbent)   The programme of nine ‘TED Talks’ on the Saturday is taking shape, from John Moore on national energy regulations and the possibility of community ‘grids’ to Alex Bilham giving the onceover on a Nissan electric car, and from Ruth Valerio on community pig farms to me on travelling to Prague, Madrid, Rome and Corsica by rail. Oh, and Paul Woodmin on Electric Highways plus Master Composters on, er, how to compost. Ruth will kick us off on the Friday evening with a discussion on Why we should care for God’s Earth (Hethel Church, 7.30pm). Our own John Torbitt will be talking on Ground Source Heat Pumps at 10.30 om Saturday.

We have a great team (Irene Woodward, Janet Negal, Diane Robinson and Dr Anne Edwards BEM) working on a biodiversity ‘thread’, with exhibits and lots of activities for children and adults in the churchyard. And Hethel Church’s new kitchen unit will be invaluable for providing food and drinks all day both days – low carbon impact, of course.  You can download a copy of the programme from our resources HERE.

If you camped for the whole weekend, you wouldn’t be bored, so if it’s not yet in your diary, do that now! Finally, I’ve had just one kind offer to help deliver flyers in Mulbarton and Flordon; can anyone else help please? (570557 / peternic@allbelievers.org). Peter Nicholls

 

 

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Cafe Church

2 years ago

 
Cafe Church

Leaders: Sally, William, Martin and Team

What makes a hero? Who do you look up to and why? Bacon roll breakfast, tea and coffee, time to chill among friends, children's craft and an informal time of worship Leaders: Sally, William, Martin and Team

 

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Picnic

2 years ago

 
Picnic

Picnic organised by the cell church.  Meet in the fiels by the cafe.  Bring your own food/ blankets/ chairs.  After eating rounders and explore the broad.  Everyone's invited.  Come and have fun.

 

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Holy Communion & Children's Church & Commissioning of Kate Cakebread

2 years ago

 
Holy Communion & Children's Church & Commissioning of Kate Cakebread

Leaders: Martin Hartley & Sally Gaze & Jenny Cooper & Kate Cakebread

Commissioning of Kate Cakebread as Authorised Worship Assistant

 

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Monster Bug Hunt

2 years ago

 
Monster Bug Hunt

Come and see how many creepy crawlies you can find lurking in the churchyard.  Prize for the most interesting specimin.  Cakes and drinks served in church room.

 

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Ministry Meal

2 years ago

 
Ministry Meal

On the first Thursday every month, there is a bring-and-share "Ministry Meal"  open to all in the Tas Valley Benefice, giving us a chance to get to know each other better across our churches, learn from each other and work together.  Then from 8pm there is a meeting for those involved in a particular ministry - This month the meeting is for Wardens and we will be covering Safeguarding and Finance as well as developments in our care of our church buildings.

 

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Pet Service

2 years ago

 
Pet Service

Leaders: Dawn & All Age Team

 

 

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Swainsthorpe Bake Off

2 years ago

 
Swainsthorpe Bake Off

Entry forms available in Partnership or from Jackie Baker tel 470415 or download from Resources section of this website .

Drop off cakes between 9 and 9.30am ready for judging.  From 2-4, there's tea and cake for everyone and find out who the winners are.

 

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Special Me Barn Dance

2 years ago

 
Special Me Barn Dance

All welcome.  Free Event - bring some food or just bring yourself and enjoy the music and dancing.

Poster in Resources with full details

Contact Wayne and Teresa Doman for Details

 

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Open Gardens

2 years ago

 
Open Gardens

 

THARSTON CHURCH

 

Invites you to come and visit the Open Gardens

on Saturday & Sunday June 13th & 14th.

 

Maps will be for sale at the Church (the suggested starting point) from 10.30, Gardens close at 5.00

 

Cost is £4.00 per Adult with under 16’s free

There will be a Raffle and Refreshments and Plants will be for sale around the route.

All proceeds will be for Tharston Church Funds

 

 

 

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Deanery Evensong

2 years ago

 
Deanery Evensong

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

 

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Ministry Meal

2 years ago

 
Ministry Meal

7-8pm - Bring and share meal for all

8-9.30pm - Training for Authorised Worship Assistants and clergy - Preaching Workshop

 

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Thanksgiving Service for end of 24/7 Prayer Week followed by Celebratory Supper

2 years ago

 
Thanksgiving Service for end of 24/7 Prayer Week followed by Celebratory Supper

Leaders:

 

 

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Messy Prayer: A Prayer 24/7 Event for the very young and their families

2 years ago

 
Messy Prayer:  A Prayer 24/7 Event  for the very young and their families

On Thursday from 10am- 11.30am, the Prayer Tent will be open with additional activities for under 5s.  All the family is welcome to drop in.  Contact Sally for details of where to come.  (No Church Mice this week)

The closing service for Prayer 24/7 is at 6pm on Thursday.  See next event below.

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Listening to God

2 years ago

 
Listening to God

A time of learning to listen to God, using Lectio Divina - the ancient Benedictine practice of meditating on the scriptues.

This workshop is part of Prayer 24/7.  No need to book - just come along

Join in our week of 24/7 prayer. 21st May  - 28th May .  The heart of our prayers this week is the prayer "Come Holy Spirit"

Anyone can sign up for hour long slots in the prayer space – a chance to pray alone or with chosen friends - or you can come to one of the special services or events there. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a regular churchgoer. The space is equipped with lots of aids to prayer – listen to meditative music, paint on the prayer art board, learn to meditate on scriptire, enter your prayer requests in a book etc. Being in a room dedicated to prayer like this is often a very moving experience.

 

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Prayer 24/7

2 years ago

 
Prayer 24/7

Join in our week of 24/7 prayer. 21st May 7pm - 28th May 7pm.  The heart of our prayers this week is the prayer "Come Holy Spirit"

Anyone can sign up for hour long slots in the prayer space – a chance to pray alone or with chosen friends - or you can come to one of the special services or events there. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a regular churchgoer. The space is equipped with lots of aids to prayer – listen to meditative music, paint on the prayer art board, learn to meditate on scriptire, enter your prayer requests in a book etc. Being in a room dedicated to prayer like this is often a very moving experience. You can see what’s happening and

BOOK YOUR SLOT HERE!

 

 

 

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Prayer 24/7

2 years ago

 
Prayer 24/7

Join in our week of 24/7 prayer. The heart of our prayers this week is the prayer "Come Holy Spirit"

Anyone can sign up for hour long slots in the prayer space – a chance to pray alone or with chosen friends - or you can come to one of the special services or events there. It doesn’t matter if you’re not a regular churchgoer. The space is equipped with lots of aids to prayer –  listen to meditative music, paint on the prayer art board, learn to meditate on scriptire, enter your prayer requests in a book etc. Being in a room dedicated to prayer like this is often a very moving experience.  You can see what’s happening and 

BOOK YOUR SLOT HERE!

Opening Service of Dedication is at 7pm on Thursday 21st May.  Just come along.

 

 

 

 

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Church Tour

2 years ago

 
Church Tour

Church Tour led by Lyn Stilgoe tel 01328 738237

2.30 Hapton Church

3.30  Flordon Church

4.30  Newton Flotman Church with Tea

5.30 Tasburgh Church

6.30  Evensong

 

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Kites @ Cafe Church

2 years ago

 
Kites @ Cafe Church

Yummy breakfast with bacon butties

Kite-making craft

Story of Pentecost

A Chance for adults to relax with Sunday papers.

Short time of worship

Finish with kite-flying at 12 noon

For children, teens, grandparents, friends... just come along.

 

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Holy Communion for ascension day

2 years ago

 
Holy Communion for ascension day

Leaders: Dawn Davidson & David L

 

 

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Bug Hunt

2 years ago

 
Bug Hunt

Search for minibeasts in the churchyard.  A fun time for families.  Equipment provided

 

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Installation of Rev Sally Gaze as an Honorary Canon of Norwich Cathedral

2 years ago

 
Installation of Rev Sally Gaze as an Honorary Canon of Norwich Cathedral

Leaders: Right Rev'd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich

Please come to support and pray for Sally as she is installed as an honorary canon at Norwich Cathedral

 

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Celebration of Confirmation

2 years ago

 
Celebration of Confirmation

Leaders: Right Rev'd Alan Winton

A Wonderful Occasion. Come to celebrate as four of our Young People are confirmed.

 

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Cell Church Annual Meeting

2 years ago

 
Cell Church Annual Meeting

A chance to hear about what has been happening across the Cell Church this year, to show your appreciation of the Cell Trustees who have served this year and to elect Trustees to serve in 2015-16.  Please make this a high priority.

 

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Evensong

2 years ago

 
Evensong

Leaders: David Sochon & All Team

A special service with David and Janet Sochon. We celebrate all that their ministry among us has meant as they move on to pastures new. Refreshments after the service.

 

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Holy Baptism

2 years ago

 
Holy Baptism

Leaders: Sally Gaze with Martin Hartley

The full immersion baptism of one of the candidates who will be confirmed next week

 

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Alpha Taster Evening

2 years ago

 
Alpha Taster Evening

Alpha is a ten week course introducing the Christian faith.  It is informal, discussion based and fun - Each session starts with puddings!  Then there is a short presentation and a chance to find out what other people from all kinds of perspectives think.  You dont have to be a Christian to come - just curious!  Come along to the taster evening to see if you'd like the rest of the course.

 

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Easter Services

2 years ago

 
Easter Services

8am - Newton Flotman BCP

9am - First Sunday for All Ages, Newton Flotman

9.30 - Holy Communion Services at Tasburgh, Swainsthorpe and Saxlingham Nethergate (Children's Activities at Saxlingham)

10.30 - St Mary's Freedom Cafe , Tasburgh Village Hall

11 - Holy Communion Services at Shotesham St Mary and Tharston (BCP)

 

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Tenebrae

2 years ago

 
Tenebrae

Leaders: John Torbitt

 

 

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A Carol Service for Good Friday

2 years ago

 
A Carol Service for Good Friday
A time of reflection. "Behold the Lamb of God"
 
On the Mount . . .1Corinthians 5:6-8 - Exodus 12:21-27
Silence
There is a Green Hill... Isaiah 53
Silence
Man of Sorrows... John 1:19-37
Silence
Prayers
Come and See... Mark 15:16-47
Silence
God So Loved, from Stainer's Crucifixion... 1Peter 1:13-21
Silence
When I Survey... Revelation 5
Silence
How Deep the Father's Love
 

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7 Words from the Cross

2 years ago

 
7 Words from the Cross

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

 

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Maundy Thursday

2 years ago

 
Maundy Thursday

Leaders: Sally Gaze and team

Special Celtic Style Service Remembering the Events of the Last Supper

 

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FILM NIGHT - 'THE CROSS'

2 years ago

 
FILM NIGHT - 'THE CROSS'

Evangelist Billy Graham has preached about the cross to millions of people around the world—and now he brings the timeless message of hope and redemption in Jesus Christ to us once more this Easter. This is a 'MUST SEE' film.

FREE ADMISSION

Enjoy a hot cross bun and a 'cuppa' afterwards too!

 

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Compline

2 years ago

 
Compline

Leaders: David Lancaster

 

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Palm Sunday Cafe Church

2 years ago

 
Palm Sunday Cafe Church

Leaders: Sally Gaze and Team

 

 

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Resourcing Mission

2 years ago

 
Resourcing Mission

Encouragement, Inspiration and Support for Mission Projects and Fresh Expressions of Church in Norfolk.

Explore the resources available in support of mission in the cathedral transcepts.  Meet others who share a similar call and vision for presenting the gospel afresh to this generation.

Find out about models of local practice and options for future training.

Join one of the workshops in the Priory.

Speak to Sally or email info@fountainnetwork.org

 

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Benefice Holy Communion with Commissioning of AWAs

2 years ago

 
Benefice Holy Communion with Commissioning of AWAs

Leaders: Archdeacon Steven Betts

 

 

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Women's World Day of Prayer

2 years ago

 
Women's World Day of Prayer

This year the local service for the Long Stratton area is at St Mary's Church in Tasburgh on Friday March 6th . The service this year has been written by The Christian women of The  Bahamas their  theme is

'Do you know what I have done for you?'

The service is written by women, but men women and children are all are invited to come and join in the service.

The WWDP website reports that over a 36 hour period there will be services in 170 countries across the world and that there will be 5000 services taking place in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

 

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Ministry Meal

2 years ago

 
Ministry Meal

7pm - Bring and share meal

8pm - Cell Leaders Meeting

 

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Ash Wednesday Service of Wholeness and Healing

2 years ago

 
Ash Wednesday Service of Wholeness and Healing

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

 

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Thank you service

2 years ago

 
Thank you service

Leaders: Sally Gaze

A service thanking God and praying for all who serve through the church in Swainsthorpe

 

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Benefice praise service

2 years ago

 
Benefice praise service

Leaders: dawn Davidson and Andy cox

Please note different time and venue this month

 

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Ministry Meal

2 years ago

 
Ministry Meal

On the first Thursday of every month there is a bring-and-share Ministry Meal which is open to all who would like to come.  This is an opportunity to get to know others from across the 6 parishes better and to hear what is going on.  This is followed at 8pm by a meeting which has a focus for groups of people who have a particular ministry within our benefice.  This month's meeting is for Authorised Worship Assistants.

 

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St Mary's Freedom Cafe

2 years ago

 
St Mary's Freedom Cafe

St Mary's Freedom Cafe opens its doors again next Sunday February 1st at  10.30am at Preston Primary School, Tasburgh.       The theme for this month is 'All you need is love' This is a relaxed informal time to enjoy a breakfast with others to quietly read a newspaper or engage with others in  questions related to the theme and in other different activitities .

A warm welcome to people of all ages  and an opportunity to explore aspects of Christian faith.

 

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Tasburgh Local House of Prayer

2 years ago

 

All Welcome

 

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Benefice Praise Service

3 years ago

 
Benefice Praise Service

Leaders: Andy Cox and Dawn Davidson with Sally Gaze

 

 

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Marriage Preparation

3 years ago

 
Marriage Preparation

This is a five session course for couples getting married in 2015.  Marriage Preparation is not about us saying we are 'experts' (we are not!) but about you investing time in building a stronger foundation for a lifetime commitment in marriage.  Sessions cover:

expressing feelings and learning to listen

the importance of commitment

resolving conflict

keeping love alive

talking about goals and values

The course is presented on dvds which allow for breaks when participating couples are given time to discuss various subjects on their own.  It also gives you the opportunity to find out about the marriage service itself and ask questions about planning your church ceremony.  The feedback we've had in the past indicates that couples find these evenings both helpful and enjoyable.

There is no charge for the course, which includes light refreshments.

For further details please contact Dawn on 01508 498924 or dawn@tasvalley.org 

 

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After Christmas Cafe

3 years ago

 
After Christmas Cafe

Enjoy a post-Christmas breakfast, good conversation and worship with friends across the Tas Valley Benefice.

 

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Christmas Community Lunch

3 years ago

 
Christmas Community Lunch

A traditional Christmas dinner for anyone in the community who would like to come and have fun.  Limitted ticket availability so call soon 471529

 

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Christmas Morning Worship Services across the Tas Valley

3 years ago

 
Christmas Morning Worship Services across the Tas Valley

Come and celebrate the birth of our Saviour on Christmas morning:

Newton Flotman 10.30am - Family Communion with Contemporary Carols

Swainsthorpe 9.30am - Holy Communion with traditional Carols

Tasburgh  10.30am - Family Communion with Carols

Tharston 9.30am - Holy Communion (1662)

Saclingham 10.30am - Holy Communion with Carols

Shotesham All Saints 9.30am - Holy Communion with Carols

More details on the Worship Rota on this Website

 

 

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Midnight Communion Services in Tas Valley Churches

3 years ago

 
Midnight Communion Services in Tas Valley Churches

Traditional Midnight Communion Services with Carols are held at Newton Flotman, Tasburgh and Saxlingham Nethergate Churches., starting at 11.30pm in each case.  All welcome.

 

 

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Tas Valley Churches' Christmas Eve Crib Services

3 years ago

 
Tas Valley Churches' Christmas Eve Crib Services

Candlight, carols and the story of that special Christmas baby brought to life with children. Magical events for 0-99 years.

3pm Tasburgh Church

3pm Saxlingham Church

4pm Newton Flotman Church

 

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Carol Singing round the Tree

3 years ago

 
Carol Singing round the Tree

Come and be part of the celebrations by joining in the singing or come to listen and then warm up with some "fesive cheer" in the church room!  Bring a torch.

 

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Tas Valley Carol Services

3 years ago

 
Tas Valley Carol Services

Come and enjoy a traditional Christmas Carol service with the choir tonight in your village church

3pm Saxlingham Nethergate

6.30pm Tasburgh, St Mary

6.30pm Swainsthorpe St peter

6.30pm Shotesham Saint Mary

 

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My Church - Christingle

3 years ago

 
My Church - Christingle

Leaders: John Torbitt & Dawn Davidson

 

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Carol Services

3 years ago

 
Carol Services

14th Dec - 4pm - Newton Flotman Carol Service

19th Dec - 7pm - Tharston Carol Service

21st - 3pm - Saxlingham Carol Service, 6.30pm Shotesham Carol Service at St Mary's Church, 6.30pm Swainsthorpe Carol Service, 6.30pm Tasburgh Carol Service

 

 

 

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Carols and Canapes

3 years ago

 
Carols and Canapes

A festive evening for all

 

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Advent Praise

3 years ago

 
Advent Praise

Leaders: Special Agents & FROG Members

 

 

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Christmas Craft Workshop

3 years ago

 
Christmas Craft Workshop

Make Christmas decorations and crackers.  Have your picture taken with Santa.  Enjoy the cakes at Coffee Stop.  Organised by the Thursday Evening Cell Group.  Free Entry.  (Photos with Santa need to be booked in advance - ring Vicky)

 

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Why Go to Church? - A Debatable Sermon

3 years ago

 
Why Go to Church?  - A Debatable Sermon

Leaders: Dawn Davidson, David Hamilton & Jessie Walrond

 

 

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Remembering Loved Ones

3 years ago

 
Remembering Loved Ones

Leaders: All Clergy (Sally pr)

 

 

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Music Hall and World War 1 Commemoration

3 years ago

 
Music Hall and World War 1 Commemoration

An evening entertainment presented by Tasburgh Choir and friends.  The first half will be traditional Music Hall.  The second half will commemorate the start of WW1 in song and verse.

 Audience participation with Ros Lancaster at the piano.  

The bar will be open and food served in the interval.

 Dressing up is optional

Tickets £10 adults, £7.50 under 12s, from Sarah Norman 471505 or Rachel Simmons 471197 or the Social Club

 

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Remembrance Sunday Services

3 years ago

 
Remembrance Sunday Services

Please see worship rota for details of the services held on Remembrance Sunday

 

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Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

3 years ago

 
Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

Bacon butties for breakfast and packing boxes for Samaritan's purse project which sends shoe boxes full of gifts to needy children in countries all over the world

 

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Songs of Praise with Dedication of Kneelers

3 years ago

 
Songs of Praise with Dedication of Kneelers

Leaders: Bishop Alan, Dawn Davidson

 

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Harvest Festival with Baptism

3 years ago

 
Harvest Festival with Baptism

Leaders: Martin Hartley with Jenny Cooper

 

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Alpha Supper

3 years ago

 
Alpha Supper

Come on the Tas Valley Trip to hear Nicky Gumbel at this Norfolk wide Alpha Supper.  All Welcome.  Our Alpha course will begin the following Monday - 6th October.

 

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Harvest Festival with Supper in the Church

3 years ago

 
Harvest Festival with Supper in the Church

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

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Harvest Festival with Harvest Tea in the Church

3 years ago

 
Harvest Festival with Harvest Tea in the Church

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

 

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Harvest Service for All Ages

3 years ago

 
Harvest Service for All Ages

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

with Harvest lunch in the village hall

 

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All Age Harvest Festival followed by Harvest Lunch

3 years ago

 
All Age Harvest Festival followed by Harvest Lunch

Harvest Service for All Ages in church including the baptism of little Ava.  Afterwards, Harvest lunch in school.  Lunch Tickets available from Jean Wilson or Newton Flotman School

 

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Harvest Festival

3 years ago

 
Harvest Festival

Leaders: Martin Hartley & Sally Gaze

 

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Songs of Praise Service

3 years ago

 
Songs of Praise Service

Leaders: David Lancaster

A celebratory service at the end of our Art and Flower Festival

 

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New Drama Cell

3 years ago

 
New Drama Cell

 

Drama cell explores faith and the bible through drama.  Like other cells we follow the 4 Ws format but they take a slightly different form

Welcome - An icebreaker game

Word - Acting out a biblical text

Witness - Pray for people on our hearts and film the drama

Worship - Meditation and creatve group prayer

Drama cell is for teens and adults.  Anyone over the age of twelve is warmly welcome.

CONTACT LEADER EMILY POYSER tel 470930.  e.m.poyser@googlemail.com

 

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First Thursday Meal

3 years ago

 
First Thursday  Meal

A New Venture:  On the first Thursday of each month   at 7pm there will be a  'bring and share' meal at the Rectory at Newton Flotman, for all who would like to to come. This would be an opportunity to get to know others from across the 6 parishes better and to hear  what is going on in . This will be followed each month by a short meeting that has a special focus for groups of people with a particular ministry in our benefice.

The first Shared Meal on 4th Sept will be followed at 8.15pm byl the Cell Group Leaders meeting to pray and plan the term ahead.

 

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Service for the Commemoration of the First World War

3 years ago

 
Service for the Commemoration of the First World War

Leaders: Dawn Davidson & David Lancaster

 

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World War 1 Centenary Exhibition

3 years ago

 
World War 1 Centenary Exhibition

World War 1 Centenary Exhibition

at   St Mary's Church Newton Flotman

Thursday 14th and Friday 15th August 10.00am-4.00pm each day

Saturday 16th August during Coffee Stop 10.00am-12.00noon

Sunday 17th August a Service of Commemoration of the  World War 1 at 11.00am


 

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Flower Festival: The First World War

3 years ago

 
Flower Festival: The First World War

Church open from 10.30am-4.30pm each day

Light refreshments and second hand bookstall in Marquee/ Church Room

Sun 10th August - Evensong in the ruin of old St Mary's church

 

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Flower Festival: The First World War

3 years ago

 
Flower Festival: The First World War

Church Open for Flower Festival 10.30am-4.40pm each day

Light refreshments and second hand book sale in marquee.

On Sun 10th August, there will be Evensong in the ruins of old St Mary's church.

 

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Flower Festival: The First World War

3 years ago

 
Flower Festival: The First World War

Church Open each day from 10.30am - 4.30pm

Light refreshments and second hand booksale in marquee

Sun 10th August Evensong in the ruins of old St Mary's church

 

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Holiday Club

3 years ago

 
Holiday Club

Calling all children 5-11 years

Join us for a jungle jamboree 10-12 from 29 Jul- 1st August.

Games, songs, drama, quizzes, gunge, craft....More details to follow soon.

 

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Holy Communion

3 years ago

 
Holy Communion

Leaders: Dawn Davidson

Dawn's First Service in Shotesham as our new Team Vicar. Come along to welcome her

 

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Licensing & Installation of Rev Dawn Davidson as Team Vicar

3 years ago

 
Licensing & Installation of Rev Dawn Davidson as Team Vicar

Come along to worship God, to welcome Dawn and to celebrate the beginning of her ministry among us

 

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Ordination to the. Priesthood of Rev Captain Martin Hartley

3 years ago

 
Ordination to the. Priesthood of Rev Captain Martin Hartley

All are warmly welcome to attend this service and to support Martin at this special time

 

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St Peter's Day Songs of Praise

3 years ago

 
St Peter's Day Songs of Praise

Leaders: Sally Gaze

A Joyful Service on St Peter's Day for our village church which is dedicated to St Peter.

 

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"My Church" Morning Service

3 years ago

 
"My Church" Morning Service

Leaders: John Torbit and Sally Gaze

Refreshments, specially short service tip 10am followed by time to chat on the theme of the day afterwards. Bring a contribution for Foodbank to be blessed in the service.

 

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Pentecost Praise and Welcome/ Commissioning of Rev Jenny Cooper

3 years ago

 
Pentecost Praise and Welcome/ Commissioning of Rev Jenny Cooper

Leaders: Sally & whole staff team

We have moved our monthly praise service to Tasburgh for the commissioning of Jenny. Come to praise God and to receive afresh his Holy Spirit on Pentecost Sunday

 

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"First Sunday"

3 years ago

 
"First Sunday"

Leaders: Sally & Team

Introduction to "Who Cares?" Project

 

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Cafe Church

3 years ago

 
Cafe Church

Leaders: Sally Gaze and Jessie Walrond

Introduction to "Who Cares?" Project

 

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Growing for the Future Morning

3 years ago

 
Growing for the Future Morning

Leaders: Sally Gaze

Newton Flotman Church is exploring how we can better help people to worship God and serve Him and each other in a process called Growing for the Future. You can see some of the ideas put forward to far in the Resources Section under Reports. Come along on 18th May as we seek to refine those ideas and listen to God together for the Future. We would love you to be involved.

 

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Christian Aid Week

3 years ago

 
Christian Aid Week

Thanks to all who are working and giving to Christian Aid this week.  You are making a difference to the poorest of the poor....

 

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7 Words from the Cross

3 years ago

 
7 Words from the Cross

Leaders: David Lancaster

Good Friday Devotion

 

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Local House of Prayer meeting

3 years ago

 
Local House of Prayer meeting

Leaders: Sally Gaze and Jenny Cooper

Holy Week. Spy Wednesday

 

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Messy Easter - Breakfast, Crafts and Worship

3 years ago

 
Messy Easter - Breakfast, Crafts and Worship

Leaders: Sally & Team

 

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Christianity Explored

3 years ago

 
Christianity Explored

We start on Saturday 5th April at 4pm and invite you to join us – so come along if you would like to; the more the merrier! The Christianity Explored course gives you time and space to think through who Jesus is and why it matters. Each week we watch an excellent DVD & listen to a short talk. There’s always time for any questions too. The course is based around Mark’s Gospel. Mark’s Gospel splits roughly into two halves, and answers three important questions: Chapters 1-8: “Who is Jesus?” Chapters 9-16: “Why did Jesus come? And how should we respond?” As we approach Easter once again, this is a great time to start a course like this.

Do come if you can - IT'S FREE!

 

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Who Cares? Training Days

3 years ago

 

Eric Delve is leading a training day on March 28 that is repeated on March 29th

Cost £15 See the flyer in resources for a lot more information

 

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Christianity Explored

3 years ago

 
Christianity Explored

The Christianity Explored course gives you time and space to think through who Jesus is and why it matters. A huge variety of people, with different experiences and backgrounds, and different views and beliefs, come on the CE course.

“It opened my eyes to who Jesus was, and why he came” – Mike 

“They didn’t ram it down your throat, or judge you” – Bryony 

“They just plainly explained what the Bible said” – Ivan

"It was great to be able to build an understanding of what I believed” – Jo

Each week on the course, you watch a DVD or listen to a short talk. The course is based around Mark’s Gospel. It’s 16 chapters long and most people take around an hour to read it; though of course (as with all books) you can read it in chunks. Mark wrote his Gospel probably around the mid-sixties AD—about 30 years after the events he’s describing. It’s clear from the details he includes that his writing is based on eyewitness accounts. According to the earliest sources, Mark was writing down the eyewitness account of Peter, Jesus’ closest friend.

Mark’s Gospel splits roughly into two halves, and answers three important questions:

Chapters 1-8: “Who is Jesus?” Chapters 9-16: “Why did Jesus come? How should we respond?”

If you'd be interested in joining us, give me a call. There's no charge!

 

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Praise Service & Commissioning of Jessie Walrond as Rural Evangelist

3 years ago

 
Praise Service & Commissioning of Jessie Walrond as Rural Evangelist

Leaders: Sally Gaze & Simon Mattholie

 

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Coffee Morning

3 years ago

 
Coffee Morning
My name is Laura Jackson and I am a Young Leader with the Guides at 43rd Saxlingham Nethergate Scout and Guide Group. For the past 11 years I have been involved in Girlguiding, from a Rainbow to now a Young Leader at the age of 16. I applied to take part in an International Opportunity which involved attending a selection weekend in November 2012 and a second interview in November 2013, both at Pax Lodge (one of the four World Centres) in London. Following this process, I am fortunate to be one of the Girl Guides that has been chosen to represent the UK and Norfolk for the 23rd World Scout Jamboree which is to be held in Japan in 2015. The trip involves a few days acclimatising and sightseeing in and around the capital city of Tokyo, the 10-day jamboree itself which includes a visit to Hiroshima and a community project and finally I will spend several days at a home stay to get a real feel of everyday Japanese life.

As Girlguiding UK is a registered charity, it is a requirement for me to raise the cost of the trip of £3400 myself. To fundraise I am planning a coffee morning on Saturday 8th February 2014 from 10:30 - 12:00 at the Trinity Hall in Shotesham, a non-school uniform day for the Summer Term, a jumble sale, a car wash during Spring 2014 and a raffle to fundraise and I am also seeking sponsorship funds to reach my goal. I would be extremely grateful for any donation you or your organisation may be willing to give and on my return I would be more than happy to give a presentation about my cultural experiences and Girlguiding.
 

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Beetle Drive

3 years ago

 
Beetle Drive

These are always lovely times of fun and everyone is invited to our annual Beetle Drive. Our hosts once again are the Tomes family (who else?!) and this is an evening not to be missed. Bring your friends along and bring your wits with you too! Gather from 4.45pm for tea at 5.15pm followed by the games.

Admission is FREE! Tea and prizes for Beetle are included. See you there!

 

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Celebration and Dedication of New Bells

3 years ago

 
Celebration and Dedication of New Bells

Leaders: Right Rev'd Graham James, Bishop of Norwich, Revd Sally Gaze, Mr David Lancaster

 

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Toddler Group

3 years ago

 

If you are interested in attending a parent/carer and baby/toddler group contact Sally.

 

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Farewell Service for Rev Adrian Miller followed by bring and share lunch

4 years ago

 
Farewell Service for Rev Adrian Miller followed by bring and share lunch

Leaders: Adrian & Team

 

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WEA Class

4 years ago

 

A 10 week course about "The Norfolk Landscape" tutored by Chad Goodwin. fee £47.

 

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Plough Sunday

4 years ago

 
Plough Sunday

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

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New Year Fun Run

4 years ago

 

The village is invited to take part in a 5 mile run. trophies for fastest male and female. if you wish to take part, assemble at the Globe PH at 10.30 on the day to register.

 

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Benefice Communion with separate activities for children and young people

4 years ago

 
Benefice Communion with separate activities for children and young people

Leaders: Adrian Miller (adults) Sally Gaze (young people)

 

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Benefice Breakfast Cafe Service TBC

4 years ago

 
Benefice Breakfast Cafe Service TBC

Leaders:

 

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All Age Christmas Celebration with Communion

4 years ago

 
All Age Christmas Celebration with Communion

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

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Christmas Day Worship TBA

4 years ago

 
Christmas Day Worship TBA

Leaders: Martin Hartley & Team

 

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Christmas Communion

4 years ago

 
Christmas Communion

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

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Christmas Communion (BCP)

4 years ago

 
Christmas Communion (BCP)

Leaders: Mark (tbc)

 

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Midnight Communion

4 years ago

 
Midnight Communion

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

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Midnight Communion

4 years ago

 
Midnight Communion

Leaders: Adrian Miller and Martin Hartley

 

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Crib Service

4 years ago

 
Crib Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze

 

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Carol Service

4 years ago

 
Carol Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze & David Lancaster

with our Christmas Choir!

 

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Breakfast Cafe Service

4 years ago

 
Breakfast Cafe Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze and Martin Hartley

 

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Children's Christmas Party

4 years ago

 

Hosted by St Mary's 0-7 year olds welcome. food, party games, puppet show, craft and Santa.

Tell Sarah Miller 498317 before 13th December.

 

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School Christmas Service

4 years ago

 
School Christmas Service

Leaders: Newton Flotman Church of England Primary School

 

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Tasburgh Community Carol Singing

4 years ago

 
Tasburgh Community Carol Singing

All ages welcome.  We meet at the Village sign, and walk the streets of Tasburgh singing festive Christmas carols to cheer folks' hearts.  We'll finish at The Countryman Pub for some well-earned refreshments.

Just turn up at 6:30pm on the night, or if you can't come along until a bit later, just listen out for the sound of singing and you'll soon catch us up.  Hope to see you there.

 

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Carol Service

4 years ago

 
Carol Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze and David Lancaster

 

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Evening Praise Service

4 years ago

 
Evening Praise Service

Leaders: Sally Gaze and Andy Cox

with prayer for healing

 

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Christingle

4 years ago

 
Christingle

Leaders: Sally Gaze, Martin Hartley and Team

 

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Film Night

4 years ago

 
Film Night

Presented by Louie Giglio

The heavens are telling glory of God, and their expanse the work of His hands. Night after night they remind us of just how small we are, and how huge God is. Looking out into the far reaches of the universe, we find a seemingly vast expanse of mystery and wonder, intricately fashioned by a God of unfathomable size and power. Just a glimpse of one of the billions of visible galaxies He has formed resizes us, shrinking us, and the world we call home, to seeming insignificance in an instant. But as tiny as we may seem, the God who knows every star by name also knows yours, and mine. And in the most stunning rescue imaginable, God sent His son to this spinning planet we call home – the Creator reconnecting us to Himself with life that never ends. Embark on an image-rich journey through the cosmos and peer into God’s universe to discover the amazing magnitude of His greatness & grace.

You do not want to miss this amazing film. Running time is 43 minutes. Tea, Coffee and any questions after. Admission is FREE.

 

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Tasburgh Christmas Fayre

4 years ago

 
Tasburgh Christmas Fayre

Bring & Buy - Raffle - Cakes - Coffee - Mice Pies

£1 Entry

 

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Remembering Loved Ones

4 years ago

 
Remembering Loved Ones

Leaders: Sally, Adrian, Martin, David S & David L

 

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All About Cell Church

4 years ago

 
All About Cell Church

Leaders: Laurence Singlehurst

Training Eve for All Cell Members Laurence is fun, entertaining and profound. The UK's expert on all matters to do with Cell Church. Not to be missed

 

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Evening Praise Service

4 years ago

 
Evening Praise Service

Leaders: Sally gaze and ANDY cox

 

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Remembrance Service

4 years ago

 
Remembrance Service

Leaders: David Lancaster tbc

 

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Sillars Orchestra

4 years ago

 
Sillars Orchestra

An autumn festival of music!

With Roger Miller, the new conductor for 2013, Sillars Orchestra showcases plenty of local talent.  With so much choice of traditional, classical and contemporary styles of music to enjoy, this is a show not to be missed.

At just £6 per head, including a glass of wine or soft drink and some nibbles, this is a bargain evening out, and is also raising funds for a good cause.

Tickets are available in advance from Sarah or on the door on the night, space permitting.  We are anticipating good numbers, so be sure to secure your place ahead of time.

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS, RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, TCHAIKOVSKY, GILBERT & SULLIVAN, ERIC COATES, SIR EDWARD ELGAR, LORD BURGESS & HARRY BELAFONTE, CHARLES TRENET...AND MORE!

A full seasonal repertoire and further details about the orchestra are available by clicking here.

 

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The Bishop of Thetford’s Work Party

4 years ago

 
The Bishop of Thetford’s Work Party

Could you come and join Bishop Alan in a day working with the Companions to help tidy up the grounds as well as doing some indoor work? No special expertise required, but a willingness to lend a helping hand as the community gets established at Ditchingham.

You’ll need to bring a packed lunch, but drinks and cake will be provided.

You’ll need to accept that you’ll probably get dirty working, and wear some appropriate clothes and footwear (with closed toes – no sandals).

If you have some gardening tools to bring along that could be helpful.

A petrol strimmer or two would help with the outdoors work.

 

 It would be great to have some idea of who’s coming, so email or phone Graham Cossey beforehand if you can, using the contact details provided.

But do just turn up on the day if it’s a last minute decision!

 “Emmaus Communities offer homeless people a home, work and the chance to rebuild their lives in a supportive environment.”

 

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Evening Praise Service

4 years ago

 
Evening Praise Service

 

Rachael Mutesi from Uganda will be speaking on "A Passion for God's Name".

Rachael (24) has been with World Shine Ministries, whom the Tas Valley has been supporting.  She is currently living in Newton Flotman and working with Youth for Christ.

A Tas Valley Team Ministry Event.  All Welcome.

 

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Harvest Festival with light Supper in the Church

4 years ago

 
Harvest Festival with light Supper in the Church

Leaders: Sally & Martin

 

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Harvest Festival

4 years ago

 
Harvest Festival

Leaders: Sally & Martin

 

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Mission Shaped Ministry Course

4 years ago

 
Mission Shaped Ministry Course

A superb year long course to help you reach out and share Jesus love with those who would never go to church.  Teachers include Pete and Kath Atkins from National Fresh Expressions and Bob and Mary Hopkins from Anglican Church Planting Initiatives.  Contact Sally Gaze for a flier and more details.

 

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Harvest festival (tbc)

4 years ago

 
Harvest festival (tbc)

Leaders: Sally & Martin

 

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Songs of praise

4 years ago

 
Songs of praise

Leaders:

Celebrating the end of the art and flower festival 14-15 Sept

 

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Benefice Confirmation Service

4 years ago

 
Benefice Confirmation Service

Leaders:

 

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Tas valley seaside trip

4 years ago

 

Gorleston beach has sand, sea, ice cream, children's activities and  sunshine (we hope).  We will be leaving from Newton Flotman school at 9.30am and returning By 4.30 pm.     Bring a packed lunch or there there - the chips are good.  All welcome.  Share lifts or come on the minibus.  booking forms available in schools and churches from end of June

 

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Seaside special

4 years ago

 

Children's activity day.  Enjoy making rock pool creatures, edible seaside sceart and sand art. no junk model a boat aour try it out on the water.  Relays and sports activities.  Lots of fun.  

Mainly for age 11and under.  Older children  and teens welcome as young helpers.  Parents welcome to stay with their children. Under 5s need to be accompanied by an adult

 

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Prayer Walk through Tasburgh Village

4 years ago

 
Prayer Walk through Tasburgh Village

The Tuesday Local House Of Prayer

Invite You to Join us for a

Prayer Walk through Tasburgh Village

Meet at the Tasburgh Village Sign

 

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Messy Church

4 years ago

 

Messy Church is a group for adults and children together to share faith food and fun once a month on a Thursday.  We start after school with a drink and biscuit then do crafts, games, a song and story, ending with shared tea by 5pm.  Contact the school office to sign up.

 

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Growing for the Future - Final Afternoon

4 years ago

 
Growing for the Future - Final Afternoon

Lunch and an afternoon together, drawing together the thoughts of the last three afternoons to form a plan for the future of Christian worship and ministry in Swainsthorpe.

 

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Tharston Fete

4 years ago

 
Tharston Fete

Come along and join the fun.  Plenty of games, refreshments and good company for all.

 

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Benefice Communion Service and Welcome of New Curate

4 years ago

 
Benefice Communion Service and Welcome of New Curate

Leaders: All

Our new curate, Martin Hartley will be ordained deacon in Norwich Cathedral on 29th June at 11am. All members of the Tas Valley Churches are warmly invited to attend.

Before training for ordained ministry Martin was a Church Army Of?cer working as a Community Evangelist in Bedfordshire. He is a pioneer curate which means that at least half his time will be spent reaching out beyond the bounds of traditional church with the love of Jesus.

On Sunday 30th June, we are having a special Bene?ce Communion Service to celebrate this new ministry, followed by a bring-and-share lunch to welcome the whole family. Please come to worship and to lunch. Martin is married to Rach and they have four children at home - Dorrie, Willow, Noah and Honey. Martin also has two grown up daughters included in the picture below. Please keep them all in your prayers as they move to Norfolk.

 

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Martin Hartley Ordination

4 years ago

 
Martin Hartley Ordination

Join others from the benefice as we celebrate Martin's ordination with him.

 

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Film Fun Friday

4 years ago

 
Film Fun Friday

6pm for a 6:15pm start.

 

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Growing for the Future 3

4 years ago

 
Growing for the Future 3

The third afternoon.  Coffee, cake, worship and seeking God's vision for the future for Christian life and witness in Swainsthorpe.  All welcome

 

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Table Top Sale

4 years ago

 
Table Top Sale

Come along and grab a bargain.

 

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Growing for the Future 2

4 years ago

 
Growing for the Future 2

The second of four afternoons.  Coffee , cake, worship and exploring the future of Worship in Swainsthorpe together.  All welcome.

 

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Growing for the Future

4 years ago

 
Growing for the Future

What is the future of Christian life and ministry in Swainsthorpe?  We have a wonderful new building, being used by the whole community.  Now we want to look at how we an grow in faith, love, numbers and serving our village.  How can all the Christians in Swainsthorpe and other friends of the church do as God wants

Come along for coffee and cake, worship and prayer and working at building a vision together.  All welcome

2nf June 4.30-6pm

9th June 4.30-6pm

16th June 4.30-6pm

7th July 1pm (shared lunch)- 5pm Bringing the vision together.

 

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Shared Supper & Closing Service for Prayer 24/7

4 years ago

 
Shared Supper & Closing Service for Prayer 24/7

Clebrate the end of a wonderful week of prayer with joyful worship and a shared supper.  (Please bring a plate of food to share and leave your car at the church)

 

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Bless This House

4 years ago

 
Bless This House

Come to meet our new curate, Martin Hartley and his family, pray for them and join in a blessing service for their new home.

 

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Seeking God's Way

4 years ago

 
Seeking God's Way

 A time of listening prayer for God's direction for this group of churches.  All welcome to come for part or all of the time.

 

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Film Fun Friday - 6pm for 6:15pm start

4 years ago

 
Film Fun Friday - 6pm for 6:15pm start

Family Friendly Films.  Come along and enjoy the atmosphere.

 

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Prayer 24/7

4 years ago

 
Prayer 24/7

 Time to rediscover your relationship with God,  time to pray for blessing on our local area and the wider world, time to be creative.  Sign up for an hour of prayer or pop along to one of the many events

 

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Prayer 24-7 Week

4 years ago

 
Prayer 24-7 Week

The Prayer Tent is happening again.  You can book your slot online by clicking here.

 

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Holy Communion, Special Agents & F.R.O.G.

4 years ago

 
Holy Communion, Special Agents & F.R.O.G.

Leaders: Sally and Kirsten

 

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VILLAGE WALK with a PLOUGHMANS & PUDDING

4 years ago

 

We anticipate a walk of around 3/4 miles starting and finishing at Picton Farm and Tickets will be £5.00 per head and you can just have Lunch if you wish. There will be a Raffle and all proceeds will go to Church Funds. Full details and timings will follow nearer the time.

 

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Village Walk

4 years ago

 

Contact Chris 530055

Ploughman's lunch and Pudding

Rafflle in aid of the church

£5 per head

 

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Easter Vigil Praise

4 years ago

 
Easter Vigil Praise

Details to follow

 

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Easter Vigil

4 years ago

 
Easter Vigil

Leaders: Sunday Youth Cell

 

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Good Friday Worship

4 years ago

 
Good Friday Worship

Come along and join us for an hour or so as we remember our Saviour's amazing love for us on this special day.

 

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Good Friday Journey

4 years ago

 
Good Friday Journey

explore the Easter story as a ffamily end by creating an Easter garden

please note this event  starts at 11am - not 10am as advertised in some places.

please pass on these details to others  who are coming.  Apologies for the wrong info.

 

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Lectio Divina

4 years ago

 
Lectio Divina

A quiet time of teaching and meditative prayer, introducing an ancient Christian form of meditation - -Lectio Divina.  The aim is to seek to hear Jesus read the scriptures to us.

 

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Easter Messy Church

4 years ago

 
Easter Messy Church

 An Event for Adults and Children to come together, make some messy crafts and an easter garden, retell the easter story,learn a song and eat together.  All participants will be asked to bring some food to share and some items to help make the Easter garden.  Get in touch to find out more

 

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Beetle Drive

4 years ago

 
Beetle Drive

ADMISSION IS FREE

We'll have a light tea to start and then play Beetle together. This has become a regular annual event and is always hosted by the Tomes family. It's fast, frantic fun for all ages! The object of the Beetle game is to draw a whole beetle then shout "beetle" as loud as you can! Each player takes it in turns to throw the dice, with the number thrown corresponding to a beetle body part to be drawn - each body part is worth a point. Points mean prizes during the evening.

It's a great way to meet and get to know new people and to enjoy some fun together. See you there!

 

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Ash Wednesday Benefice Service

4 years ago

 
Ash Wednesday Benefice Service

Leaders: ALL

Join us for this special service of penitence and healing.

 

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Benefice Confirmation & Bishop's Visitation

5 years ago

 
Benefice Confirmation & Bishop's Visitation

Leaders: Bishop Alan & Sally

A Benefice Service for all the churches of the Tas Valley We welcome Bishop Alan, Bishop of Thetford, for his quadrennial visitation. We are celebrating 5 confirmations in a joyful Epiphany service of traditional and contemporary music. Come to worship and stay for a bring and share lunch to congratulate the confirmation candidates and meet with Bishop Alan. Please deliver food to Newton Flotman school before the service. The car park will be open for you to park here (Newton Flotman school is on school road just round the corner from the church)

 

(Picture - Epiphany banner at Newton Flotman church hand-embriodered by Sharon Poyser)e 

 

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Pray in the New Year

5 years ago

 
Pray in the New Year

Leaders: Andy Cox

An hour of prayer and praise, seeking God's blessing on our local area at the turn of the year.

 

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Village Mardle

5 years ago

 
Village Mardle

Welcome in New year with Buffet lunch at 11 am

 

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All Age Christmas Celebration with Communion

5 years ago

 
All Age Christmas Celebration with Communion

Leaders: Sally

The perfect way to start your Christmas Day. Something for the whole family.

 

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Christmas All Age Service

5 years ago

 
Christmas All Age Service

Leaders: Sally

The perfect way to start your Christmas Day. Something for the whole family.

 

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Midnight Communion

5 years ago

 
Midnight Communion

Leaders: Sally

 

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Community Carol Singing

5 years ago

 
Community Carol Singing

Leaders: Adrian & SVA

Our traditional annual community carol singing around the war memorial, followed inside the church by mulled wine, mince pies, more carols, seasonal cheer, entertainment and good company. Not to be missed.

 

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Carols Round the Christmas Tree

5 years ago

 
Carols Round the Christmas Tree

With music, carols and Christmas songs for children

An event not to be missed! We will be serving mulled wine. hot chocolate and mince pies.
(Including a visit from Father Christmas)
This year we have music by Jacobs Ladder and song sheets which will include your favourite carols and special Christmas songs for children.
THIS EVENT WILL START AT 6pm SHARP
(Please! No dogs on the village green)


 

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Crib Service

5 years ago

 
Crib Service

Leaders: Sally & Team

Join us for a child-focused retelling of the story of Jesus' birth.

 

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Village Mardle

5 years ago

 
Village Mardle

A short Christmas Eve Mardle

 

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Carol Service

5 years ago

 
Carol Service

Leaders: Sally & David L

Our beautiful ancient church building lends a stirring and serene atmosphere to proceedings for our annual carol service. Don't miss it!

 

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Chrstingle

5 years ago

 
Chrstingle

Leaders: Sally

Join us for a beautiful occasion in support of The Children's Society. We'll provide oranges and everything else needed to make your Christingle. Just turn up and soak in the special atmosphere at this wonderful time of the year.

 

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Village Mardle's Christmas Party with Buffet Lunch

5 years ago

 
Village Mardle's Christmas Party with Buffet Lunch

Join us for a Christmas treat!

 

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Carol Service

5 years ago

 
Carol Service

Leaders: Sally & David L

Our beautiful ancient church building lends a stirring and serene atmosphere to proceedings for our annual carol service. Don't miss it!

 

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Christingle

5 years ago

 
Christingle

Leaders: Sally & Children's Church

Join us for a beautiful occasion in support of The Children's Society. We'll provide oranges and everything else needed to make your Christingle. Just turn up and soak in the special atmosphere at this wonderful time of the year.

 

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Christingle & Celebration for Community Facility

5 years ago

 
Christingle & Celebration for Community Facility

Leaders: Sally

Not only a wonderful Christingle occasion in support of the Children's Society, but also the grand opening of the new Community Facility, as this stage of the project reaches completion.

 

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Christingle

5 years ago

 
Christingle

Leaders: Sally & Team

Join us for a beautiful occasion in support of The Children's Society. We'll provide oranges and everything else needed to make your Christingle. Just turn up and soak in the special atmosphere at this wonderful time of the year.

 

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Remembering Loved Ones

5 years ago

 
Remembering Loved Ones

Leaders: David S, Sally, Adrian, David L

This is our annual service of remembering loved ones whom we have lost. We shall read the names of all those for whom we have conducted funeral services in the last 2 years. If you would like us to include any other names, we will gladly do so - there will be sheets at the back of each parish church on which you can write the name of the person you wish to be remembered. There will be candles lit in memory of each one.

 

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Gathering - Teaching from Medad Birungi, followed by informal worship

5 years ago

 
Gathering - Teaching from Medad Birungi, followed by informal worship

Leaders: Sally, Adrian & Medad

Rev Dr. Medad Birungi will lead a workshop from 6m-7pm, and then Andy and the band will lead us in a free worship time from 7pm-8pm. All cells and anyone else is warmly welcomed.

 

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Remembrance Service

5 years ago

 
Remembrance Service

Leaders: David L

Do come to honour the memory of those who have paid the ultimate price under the ravages of war.

 

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Remembrance Service (Joint with Tharston)

5 years ago

 
Remembrance Service (Joint with Tharston)

Leaders: Sally

Do come to honour the memory of those who have paid the ultimate price under the ravages of war.

 

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St. Mary's Guild

5 years ago

 
St. Mary's Guild

Poetry and Pictures

Mr P Binny

 

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Harvest Festival

5 years ago

 
Harvest Festival

Leaders: Sally & William

Harvest lunch to follow. Tickets from Jean Wilson 470500

 

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Harvest Festival

5 years ago

 
Harvest Festival

Leaders: Mark & David L

lunch following in Village Hall at 1pm

 

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Cell Church Annual Meeting

5 years ago

 
Cell Church Annual Meeting

Yummy cakes and lots of good news.

Come along to hear what the cell church has been up to as we seek to get charitable status this year.

 

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Harvest Praise

5 years ago

 
Harvest Praise

Leaders: Sally & David L

Come along to give thanks for the harvest and bring any produce from your gardens or allotments.   After the service,  there will be an auction of produce in support of some of the poorest children in Uganda at the new World Shine Ministries School in Rwentobo.

 

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Norfolk Churches Trust Sponsored Bike Ride

5 years ago

 
Norfolk Churches Trust Sponsored Bike Ride

All our churches will be open throughout the day and refreshments will be served for all involved in the cycle ride.

 

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St. Mary's Guild

5 years ago

 
St. Mary's Guild

The British Legion

Mr Green

 

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New Monasticism and Family Life

5 years ago

 
New Monasticism and Family Life

An informal evening - codffee, cake and a chance to hear about and discuss what Sally has been learning about on her sabbatical.  Please let the Gazes know if you are coming - 01508 470762. sally@tasvalley.org

 

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Open Churches Flower Festival

5 years ago

 
Open Churches Flower Festival

This year we have an Olympic theme to our renowned flower festival.

Do come and admire the handiwork of our talented flower arrangers suring this open churches week.

 

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Art & Craft Exhibition - Open Churches Week

5 years ago

 
Art & Craft Exhibition - Open Churches Week

Open Daily 10am- 4pm

Saturday 4th - Demonstration  Andy Hibberd - Stone Carver from 10 till 4 

 

Saturday 11th - Demonstration of Modern & Traditional Patchwork from 10 till 4

 

 DROP IN WORKSHOPS

 

Monday  Aug  6th

10.30  -12.30  Puppet making  

(please bring empty milk bottles)

 

Wednesday Aug 8th

2.00 -4.00pm

Have a go- come and sew!

 

Friday Aug 10th

10.30- 12.30

Bug Hotels and Bird Boxes

 

PLUS A COMMUNITY ART PROJECT!


 

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Children's Holiday Club

5 years ago

 
Children's Holiday Club

The Sports Academy

This year will see an Olympic theme, looking at the life of David, and tracing his sportsmanship.

Money raised going to fund sports equipment for Rwentobo School in Uganda, which a team of 18 from among us shall be visiting in August.

Holiday Club runs Tues 24th July to Fri 27th July 10am-12noon with a shared lunch following immediately after Friday’s morning session.

 

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80s Disco

5 years ago

 
80s Disco

Over 18s only for this fantastic evening of dancing and socialising for only £5 per head - and all for a fantastic cause!  Tickets available from Nathan.

We are raising money for World Shine Foundation, ahead of our visit to Uganda in August.  Money raised will go to help some of the world's poorest people, and we will personally make sure 100% of your gifts get to where it is intended and every penny will make a real difference.

£ 50.00 - Significant progress on dormitory for up to 300 pupils

£ 30.00 - A fortnight's salary for one of the WSM workers

£ 20.00 - Mosquito nets for family of 4

£ 10.00 - Food and school supplies for 1 child for 1 month

Please give by text if you can: Text "UGAN87 £10" to 70070.

For more details or to give online see: https://mydonate.bt.com/events/uganda2012

Or: http://www.justgiving.com/wsm2012

 

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Mardle

5 years ago

 
Mardle

Regular Mardle.

 

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Mardle - Wroxham Trip

5 years ago

 
Mardle - Wroxham Trip

A fantastic boat trip to Wroxham.  Weather dependent.

Look out for details or contact Corinne for more.

 

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St. Mary's Guild

5 years ago

 
St. Mary's Guild

My Trip to Avila

Rev Chris Martin

 

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Mardle

5 years ago

 
Mardle

Normal Mardle

 

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Jubilee Songs of Praise

5 years ago

 
Jubilee Songs of Praise

Leaders: William B & Kirsten R

Jubilee Picnic, Games Afternoon and tea preceding service.

 

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Norwich Music Group Concert

5 years ago

 
Norwich Music Group Concert

Norwich Music Group presents a fantastic evening's entertainment.

7.30pm on Sat 19th May

An Eclectic Mix of Choral Music- Proceeds to the World Shine Foundation- relating to the visit by members of the Tas valley Benefice to Uganda in August.  Tickets £7.50 including glass of wine and nibbles available from Linda Taylor.

We are raising money for World Shine Foundation, ahead of our visit to Uganda in August.  Money raised will go to help some of the world's poorest people, and we will personally make sure 100% of your gifts get to where it is intended and every penny will make a real difference.

£ 50.00 - Significant progress on dormitory for up to 300 pupils

£ 30.00 - A fortnight's salary for one of the WSM workers

£ 20.00 - Mosquito nets for family of 4

£ 10.00 - Food and school supplies for 1 child for 1 month

Please give by text if you can: Text "UGAN87 £10" to 70070.

To give online see: https://mydonate.bt.com/events/uganda2012

For more details see: http://www.justgiving.com/wsm2012

 

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Rural Vision Day

5 years ago

 
Rural Vision Day

Discover new ways to reach out and share Jesus' love in the countryside.  Get support in helping your dreams to become reality.  A day for Rural Christians across Norfolk from all denominations and traditions.  Come together and learn about growing rural churches in a fun and interactive way.  Led by Pete Atkins (leader of the Threshold group of churches in Rural Lincolnshire) with help from Sally Gaze and Mark Heybourne.

Book by contacting caspar.james@norwich.anglican .org or ring 01603 729815

Cost £10 or £20 for a group of up to 4 people booking together.  Let Sally know if you are interested.

 

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Cell leader/ Assistant Leader Training E

5 years ago

 
Cell leader/ Assistant Leader Training E

Training for current cell leaders/ assistant leaders and future cell leaders.  Session 3 of 3, (Previous sessions on 31st Jan & 28th Feb)

 

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Cell Leader/ Assistant Leader Training

5 years ago

 
Cell Leader/ Assistant Leader Training

Training for current cell leaders/ assistant leaders and future cell leaders.  Session 2 of 3, (Last session on March 13th)

 

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Bishop's Day of Prayer

5 years ago

 
Bishop's Day of Prayer

Bishop Graham invites the whole diocese to this day of equipping and encouraging in the practice of prayer.  Key note addresses on prayer and visual image  from Right Rev'd Martin Warner, Bishop of Whtby will lead into smaller group sessions around the cathedral.  

Come along with a group from the Tas Valley

 

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"COME AND BE BLESSED"

5 years ago

 
"COME AND BE BLESSED"
 

"Evening for Mission Pioneers to Come and Be Blessed".  Fish & Chip Supper. Bring your story. We will listen and pray, praise God, seek God's will.

This is a great chance for those involved in pioneering mission work to share stories, pray for each other and receive support.

 

Please reply by Mon 13th Feb with any special dietry requirements so I can order food.

If replying by e-mail , please use the address sally@tasvalley.org and entitle your message COME AND BE BLESSED.

 

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Cell Leader & Assistant Leader Training

5 years ago

 

Training for current cell leaders/ assistant leaders and future cell leaders Session 1 of 3

 

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The Gathering

5 years ago

 
The Gathering

An hour of contemporary worship with the Tas Valley Cell Church and Jacob's Ladder Band.  The service will include the commissioning of the Special Me Group for their ministry among young people with special needs, their families and friends. (The Special Me Group will be leading a workshop from 6-7pm immediately before the service - so come along to that as well if you are able)

Come to bless and be blessed. 

 

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Special Me Workshop

5 years ago

 
Special Me Workshop

Sun 29th Jan, 6-7pm, Newton Flotman Church

How can a small group share God’s love with people of all abilities?  This is a practical workshop to help us learn about how to welcome and make the Christian message more widely accessible.  Discover the richness of people with spercial needs within the body of Christ.  Learn how bible stories can be communicated in a variety of creative ways including signing and drama.  This workshop will be led by the Special Me Cell Group who (with Diocesan Support) are seeking to reach out wider to families including people with special needs across Norfolk.  (They will be commissioned for this outreach during the Gathering Service which follows at 7pm)

 

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Churchwardens and Reps Meeting

6 years ago

 
Churchwardens and Reps Meeting

News-sharing, prayer and planning for the Tas Valley Benefice

 

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Community Carol Singing

6 years ago

 
Community Carol Singing

Organised by the Village Association, this is a well supported event.  We meet around the Christmas tree near the war memorial outside All Saints to sing some carols together - then we retire to the church for mulled wine and jollies.

 

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Carols Round the Village Christmas Tree

6 years ago

 
Carols Round the Village Christmas Tree
Our village Christmas Tree (complete with lights) will be erected on the village green on Saturday 10th December.
The Swainsthorpe PIGs have organised "Carols Round the Christmas Tree" to take place on Christmas Eve at 6pm. (With a brass wind backing group!).
Mulled wine, hot chocolate and mince pies will be available.
All proceeds (money in buckets) from this event will go towards the Community Facility Project.
Last year we had a tremendous turnout, lets beat it this year!! 
 
 

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Contact David for more details - 01508 470519
 

Crib Service

6 years ago

 
Crib Service

A charming service, especially suited for the littler ones, to prepare for Christmas Day

 

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Crib Service

6 years ago

 
Crib Service

A charming service, especially suited for the littler ones, to prepare for Christmas Day

 

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Record Breaking Carols

6 years ago

 
Record Breaking Carols

On the evening of 18th December this year, churches and individuals up and down the country will take part in an attempt to smash the current World Record for the largest number of people singing carols together across multiple locations. The attempt is being organised jointly by Christian Premier Radio and the Biblelands Charity which supports disabled children living in the countries of the bible.  They need 15,000 people to join in for 15-mins of carolling to break the record.  We will be joining in for 15 mins during the Swainsthorpe Carol Service and our attempt will include such favourites as Silent Night, O Come All Ye Faithful , O little Town of Bethlehem, Away in a Manger and Hark the Herald Angels Sing.

The carol service will also include seasonal contributions from local young people, enjoying some mulled wine and minced pies and ofcourse the wonderful story of the birth of Christ. 

Join us to sing your heart out at a night to remember.

 

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Carol Service

6 years ago

 
Carol Service

Traditional Carol Service with local choir

 

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Xmas Coffee Morning & Children's Craft

6 years ago

 
Xmas Coffee Morning & Children's Craft

10:30am - 12:30pm

This event is for all the family, friends and relations. Come along and enjoy a Christmas chit chat over coffee. The children will be well entertained with organised craft with a Christmas theme.
All proceeds from this event will go towards Church funds.
 

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Angels Festival

6 years ago

 
Angels Festival

9th - 12th December 2011

10am–4pm

Newton Flotman Church

 

Hundreds of angels from local businesses,
organisations & groups

Cakes and Refreshments Served All Day Every Day

Fri 9th December

10am to 4pm              Cakes and refreshments throughout the day


Sat 10th December

10am to 4pm              Cakes and refreshments throughout the day

All Day                        Angel Treasure Hunt

10-12noon                   “Special Coffee Stop”

11am                         Angel Cake from Relish

11am- 1pm                         Opportunity for children to be photographed in costume

10-11.30am                 Craft Activity:  Christmas Mobiles **

11.30am-1pm              Craft Activity: Peg-Angel Tree Decorations **

1-4pm                         Craft Activity:  Christmas Card making **


Sun 11th December

10am to 4pm              Cakes and refreshments throughout the day   

10-11am                     Local Musicians Playing

11am                          Songs of Praise service

2-3pm                         “I believe in angels” A fascinating talk from Mrs Gudrun Warren, Norwich Cathedral Librarian, on the relevance of angels today

3-4pm                        “Praying with the Angels”. 

(Quiet, meditative music and prayers in church)

Mon 12th December   

10am to 4pm              Cakes and refreshments throughout the day

Free Entry

Donations invited for vital repairs to the Church Tower

* A charge of £2.50 per sitting, includes one 7”x5” print.  Prebook your child’s sitting by ringing Vicky on 01508 471506.

** A voluntary contribution invited—suggest £1 per craft on the day

 

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The King James Bible - A Poet's View

6 years ago

 

A fascinating lecture by renowned poet Anthony Thwaite from Tharston

 

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Art & Flower Festival

6 years ago

 
Art & Flower Festival

You Are Invited To...

The Swainsthorpe Art & Flower Festival

At St. Peter's Church
Saturday 10th September: 10am-5pm
Sunday 11th September: 10am-4pm

Followed by:
Songs of Praise at 4:30pm, Sunday 11th September

Plus!

Scarecrow Trail around the Village!

All Proceeds to Community Facility Project
 

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"Give or Take"

6 years ago

 
"Give or Take" The fun way to recycle and re-use household and garden items.  Bring stuff along.  Take stuff away.  No charge.  Bring what you want.  Take what you want.  Simple.

10am-12noon, so there will be a slice of cake and cup of tea to enjoy as well.  Don't miss it!
 

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Open Churches Week

6 years ago

 
Open Churches Week

What We're Doing

Why not come along on the Saturdays for refreshments and company, or join in with one of our welcoming Sunday services of worship?

Open Times

Sat 6th Aug, 10am-4pm: Church open with refreshments in the church room
Sun 7th Aug, 8am Communion
Sun 7th Aug, 11am All Age Morning Worship with baptism
Sat 13th Aug, 10am-4pm: Church open with refreshments in the church room
Sun 14th Aug, 11am Family Communion

Facilities

There is parking outside the church and along the road, wheelchair access and toilet facilities.

 

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Open Churches Week

6 years ago

 
Open Churches Week

What We're Doing

"SPOTTED"

The main event of the week will be our local photographic exhibition, entitled "SPOTTED".  Not only will you be able to explore the fascinating history and architecture of our wonderful building at the centre of the village - but you'll also be able to see some magnificent shots of British Wildlife, taken by local enthusiasts.  Don't miss it!

Open Times

Every day from 10:30am to 4pm, 6th-14th August

Facilities

Parking outside Church; wheelchair access with ramp; currently no toilet

 

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Open Churches Week

6 years ago

 
Open Churches Week

What We're Doing

In the Church

Our beautiful church will be open 10-4:30 every day through the week.  We boast some of the oldest stained glass in Norfolk as well as many other interesting historical features.  There will be 3 displays on show in the church building:

"For the beauty of the Earth" - Our incredibly talented flower arrangers will have produced a must-see flower festival display.

"Saxlingham Past and Present" - An illuminating display of photos of our beloved village, comparing then and now.

"Restoring the Bells" - A display on our current restoration project for our 8 charming bells.

In the Church Room

The Church Room will also be open every day, 10-4,with light refreshments served and a second hand book sale.

Special Events - All Welcome!

Sat 6th August, 2:30pm: Children's fair, games, activities and toy stall.
Sun 7th August, 9:30am: Holy Communion Service
Sun 7th, 2:30pm: Guided Tour of the Church, with local historian, Kate Smith
Mon 8th, 10:30am: Monday Mardle Cofee, including tour of the church stained glass, with churchwarden, Geoff Blyth
Sat 13th, 2:30pm: Nature Walk, with local nature enthusiasts, Trevor and Teresa Stevens.  Meet at church car park at 2:30pm
Sunday 14th, 8am: Holy Communion from the Book of Common Prayer

There really will be something for everyone.  Don't miss out.

Open Times

Every Day, All Week, 10am-4:30pm, 6th-14th August

Facilities

There is a car park outside the church, wheelchair access, refreshments and toilet facilities.

 

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Open Churches Week

6 years ago

 
Open Churches Week

What We're Doing

Both of our historic church buildings will be open all day every day through the week for people to wander in and admire.
Our ruin at St. Martin's is also looking lovely after the work that local volunteers have put in on tidying the site - but safety concerns over the top of the tower mean that visitors will have to be content with just looking from a distance.

Open Times

9am-5pm, every day, 6th-14th August

Facilities

Parking is available outside each church.  There are no toilets on site.
 

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Go Mad Holiday Club

6 years ago

 
Go Mad Holiday Club

MAD stands for 'Make A Difference'. It is a fun filled, action packed holiday club which also helps children of Primary school age to make a difference in the world. This year our theme is “Waste-watchers” and we’ll be caring for the planet and putting lots of old junk to good use.

The club runs from Tue 26th - Fri 19th July, 10am - 12noon.

The club will be held at Preston Primary School Tasburgh.

Application forms for children aged 5-11 available from Church and School, or can be downloaded here.

How can you help?

We need fabric, net curtains, wool, small glass jars and any other clean items you would normally recycle to help us become Waste Watchers and MAD. Please being these to church or contact Karen on k.calver541@btinternet.com

 

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Saxlingham Mardle Cream Teas

6 years ago

 
Saxlingham Mardle Cream Teas Cream Teas served outside of the church room if the weather is fine.  Do come along and enjoy good fun and good company.
 

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Saxlingham Mardle Seaside Trip

6 years ago

 
Saxlingham Mardle Seaside Trip

Annual Trip to the seaside.  Come and join us in Gorleston for the day, including lunch at the Pier Hotel.

Please book with Corinne.

 

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Swainsthorpe Fete

6 years ago

 
Swainsthorpe Fete Come along to enjoy all the usual fun and games.
 

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Tharston Village Fete

6 years ago

 
Tharston Village Fete Come along for all the usual fare.  A good time guaranteed.  Suitable for the whole family.
 

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Shotesham Village Fete

6 years ago

 
Shotesham Village Fete The Shotesham Village Association are proud to invite everyone to the fete this Saturday.
There will be a Caribbean theme, with a prize to the best Caribbean themed dress for child and adult.  We'll also have a dog show, old fashioned races such as egg and spoon, as well as side stalls, such as bowls, bash the rat, find the penny, etc.
We'll finish with a tug-of-war and an aerial display by Ed Howard.

The fete will contine onto an evening hog roast and music.

If you can help with cakes and teas, ring Bernie (558407) or the side stalls and games, ring Bob (550672).
 

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Bring n Share Meal

6 years ago

 
Bring n Share Meal The Prayer Tent has been a tremedous success again. We've been so blessed hearing about the stories coming out of the tent this year, and of the ways in which people have met with God. This is just a reminder that we will be gathering altogether at 7pm tonight (Wednesday 8th July) for our closing service in the tent. After this, we will enjoy a bring and share supper. Please bring a plate of whatever you fancy to share with others on the night. The next day, Thursday, Newton School will be taking some of the prayer stations over for use in their own week of prayer the next week (13th-17th), after which we'll be dismantling the tent and returning it to Saxlingham Scout group with thanks. If you'd like to help with the dismantling process, we'll be gathering just after 3pm at Newton Rectory. Do let Adrian know if you can make it by clicking here. Thanks.
 

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