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Benefice Bulletin

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The Benefice Bulletin of Martham, Repps, Thurne and Clippesby

 

Serving the whole community by developing disciples of Jesus

 

Sunday 23rd February –  Sunday next before Lent

 

WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK

 

SUNDAY 23rd  

9.30 am Holy Communion at Clippesby

11.00 am Sung Eucharist at Martham Academy

 

MONDAY 24th

9.00 am Morning Prayer at The Rectory

 

SHROVE TUESDAY 25th

9.30 am Morning Prayer at Thurne

3.30 pm Pancake Party at the former Church Hall at The Rectory – please let Steven know if you are willing to help

7.00 pm Deanery Synod at Minister Mission (St James Church) Admiralty Rd, Great Yarmouth

7.00 for 7.15 pm St. Peter’s Outreach Productions present “JUDY” at Repps Village Hall Free entry - refreshments

 

ASH WEDNESDAY 26th

11.45 am Burial of Joan Shreeve at Thurne

4.00 pm Evening Prayer at Clippesby Hall, West Wing

7.00 pm Communion with Ashing at Thurne

 

THURSDAY 27th

10.00 am Said Communion at Martham

12.00 noon Martham Churches Together Fellowship Meal

 

FRIDAY 28th

9.15 am Morning Prayer at Repps

9.30 am Martham PCC Meeting at The Rectory

 

SUNDAY 1st First Sunday of Lent

9.30 am Holy Communion at Repps

11.00 am Sung Eucharist at Martham Academy

 

READINGS for First Sunday of Lent

First Reading: Genesis 2: 15-17; 3:1-7

Second Reading: Romans 5:12-19

Gospel Reading: Matthew 4: 1-11

 

MARTHAM CHURCHES TOGETHER LENT LUNCHES Mondays during Lent beginning 2nd March at 12.00 noon in the School Room behind the Methodist Chapel.

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MARTHAM MOTHERS UNION Wed 4th March 2.30 pm at 1 Marsh Close, Martham.  John Kiernan will be speaking about “Fire safety in the home” Non-members most welcome.

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THE LENT GROUP Wednesday 4th March at Repps Village Hall 7.00 pm will follow the BIBLE SOCIETY’S BIBLE COURSE. We will start with soup & rolls, watch a video presentation and have group discussions.  The course gives in a simple way an overview of the bible so that you can know how a passage fits into the big picture.  Donations may be made to the Bishops’ Lent Appeal.  If you are unable to make some sessions then Steven will be able to lend you a DVD.  There is a Course Manual which costs £5.  Please contact Steven to book a place and to purchase a manual.

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THE CLASSICAL DUO - HAYLEY MOSS & BEN LAKE

Saturday 7th March 7.30 pm        Repps Village Hall

Tickets £15 includes buffet from Yvonne/John 01692 671713 Ticket entry only – Proceeds to St. Peter’s, Repps

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ST. MARY’S FISH & CHIP QUIZ NIGHT £8.00

Saturday 14th March 7.30 pm Martham Village Hall

 Contact Pauline 745448 to book

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WHO CARES?  VISION NIGHT Tuesday 17th March 7.30 pm doors open at 7.00 at Kingsgate Community Church, Great Yarmouth This is an opportunity for Christians from churches all over the East Coast from across the denominations, to come together and hear more about this mission and pray together for our area. This vision starts to help churches to reach people in their communities by asking, “What hurts you the most?”  Please speak to Steven if you are interested in going.

 

COULD YOU OFFER A LIFT TO SOMEONE TO CHURCH?

If so please speak to Maggie 01493 748884

We are wanting to build a team of people who are willing to help those less mobile to get to church.  If you are willing to offer this kind of ministry, please speak to Maggie 01493 748884

 

 

Tuesdays at Clippesby

1st  Coffee, Cake & Chat

2nd Tuesday 12.30 pm Luncheon Club at Basecamp

3rd Tuesday 11.00 am Crochet, Knit & Natter at Basecamp