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Gt. Massingham

Mary & the Angel Gabriel

 

 

 

 

 

"I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people." Luke 2.10


 

Listen to Revd. Judith read out a New Prayer for the Benefice

 

A Prayer for New Beginnings

Heavenly Father we turn to you in time of change. Lead us we pray, to a future full of hope, joy and love

Help us to recognize and grasp new opportunities, as we face the future with faith and courage. Amen


PRAY for UKRAINE

The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell have condemned

the Russian attack on Ukraine as “an act of great evil”.

They are urging Christians to pray for Ukraine, Russia and for peace. 

A special prayer is here : https://www.24-7prayer.com/a-prayer-for-the-crisis-in-ukraine/

 


MONDAY 18th JULY

CONFIRMATION

ST LAWRENCE, HARPLEY

 

On the hottest day of the year (so far) the Right Reverand Dr Jane Steen - the Bishop of Lynn -

conducted a Service of Confirmation in Harpley Church.

She and Revd Judith and the congregation of  family, friends and supporters welcomed those being confirmed into the Church.

 

 

Congratulations to Herbie Winston Stanley Gray and Mossy Earl Clayton Gray

and to Oliver David Price and Charlie Terry Price and Lucy Jane Price.

May Christ dwell in your hearts through faith, that you may be rooted and grounded in love and bring forth the fruit of the Spirit.


 

 


SUNDAY SEPT 11th 3.00 pm

PARISH WALK

BAWSEY - ST JAMES RUINS

Parking at the farm.

 

 

 

Our Parish Walk in Haarpley was a great success. Thanks to Rosemary for planning the walk with interesting notes of the village on what was a very hot day. Still it ended wonderfully as we all enjoyed tea and cake in David's garden.



SAT. 3rd SEPT. 10 - 4.00 - SUN. 4th 12-4.00 pm

FREE EXHIBITION -THE ART OF DEREK STEELE

ALL SAINTS CHURCH, EAST WINCH

 

Retrospective exhibition of artwork by Derek Steele.

While clearing out Derek’s studio, a large number of works, mainly watercolours, have come to light. These will be exhibited in All Saints Church, East Winch, on Saturday 3rd September from 10-4, and Sunday 4th September from 12-4. Proceeds of sale will be divided equally between Fauna and Flora International and the church. Works include local landscapes, flowers, and some imaginary pictures. Come and see!


THURSDAY SEPT 8th 9.00 am 2022

DAY TRIP TO BURY ST EDMUNDS

 

 

At long last we are able to follow on with our wonderful trips to Norwich and then Ely cathedrals with an organised coach trip to Bury St Edmunds. Cost will be £15.00.
Coach journey and guided tour of the cathedral. Light lunch in the Pilgrim' Kitchen within the Cathedral. Quiche with new potatoes and salad £7.00. Tea/coffee £2 - or bring your own packed lunch.
The afternoon is free to explore the town.
We meet at Hudson's Fen in Pott Row (  PE32 1BY) where cars can be left. The coach will leave at 9.00 am - do not be late.
The coach returns at 4.00 pm to arrive back at about 5.00pm.
Reserve your place now and call Rosemarie Bowers 01485 600485 or Joy Smith 01485 600402.


SAT. SEPTEMBER 10th 10.30 - 12.00 pm

COFFEE MORNING

ST ANDREW'S, CONGHAM

 

Another in the series of coffee mornings in Church.

Excellent coffee and cake for £3.50


Rt Revd Graham Usher,SATURDAY SEPT. 10th 9 - 5 pm

SPONSORED BIKE RIDE or WALK

NORFOLK CHURCHES OPEN TO WELCOME VISITORS

 

More information at : https://norfolkchurchestrust.org.uk/bike-ride-walk/

Last year we raised an amazing £130,000.  Thank you so much to everyone who took part in the Bike Ride – we hope you had a great day out and enjoyed visiting our wonderful churches.

Since the Bike Ride started over 30 years ago, we have raised over £4million! A tremendous effort by everyone who has taken part. 

And don’t forget the competitions that we run including The Prince of Wales certificate for the individual who raises the most money and the Wall of Fame for the most churches visited. 


NEW PHOTO ALBUM

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SEE OUR CHURCHES FROM A NEW ANGLE

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From the Church Registers of Baptisms,Weddings and Funerals

An archive of the year's entries in the Church Registers is on the  "From the Church Registers" page. Follow the links for 2018/2017 and 2016..

FOR AN OVERVIEW OF NEWS THE YEAR 2021 AND PREVIOUS YEARS CHECK "THE ARCHIVED NEWS" CLICK HERE


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