Parish Notices

COFFEE MORNING MONDAY: every Monday morning in the Meeting Room, 10am-12noon. All welcome.

BIBLE STUDY GROUPS: usually on the 1st and 2nd Thursday of each month: 1st Thursday at 11.00am at High Kelling and 2nd Thursday at 5.30pm at 4, The Beeches, Station Road, Holt; next Thursday meeting is on Thursday 13th Sept at 5.30pm; for more information contact Eleanor (710617) or Glyn (715842).

LUNCHTIME ORGAN RECITALS IN CHURCH, ST. ANDREW’S: with Mark Jones, every Thursday in August from 1.10pm – 2.00pm.

COMMEMORATION SERVICE: to mark the 50th anniversary of the mid-air collision over Holt, today, Sunday 19th August at 3.00pm; guest Preacher Rev. Squadron Leader Geoffrey Firth; refreshments will be served after the service and there will be a small exhibition in the Meeting Room to record the event, open from 10.00am on Sat 18th August.

SUMMER BUFFET – This will be held on Sunday 26th Aug at 12.30 in either the Church Hall or Car Park (weather dependent). Remembering the wedding theme, don’t forget your hat and there will a prize for the best button hole!    Some tickets available – call Brenda 712473.

TABLE TOP/HOUSE CLEARANCE SALE: in the Church Hall on Monday 27th Aug  10.00am –  4.00pm raising funds for St Andrew. Refreshments available. If you would like a table call Philip 715926.

PIANO & VOICE RECITAL: Saturday 1st September at 7.00pm in church.  Benjamin Weiland voice and Christopher Green-Armytage on piano. Free entry. Retiring collection.

NORFOLK CHURCHES TRUST BIKE RIDE AND WALK – 8TH SEPTEMBER: If you would like to take part in this annual fund-raising event please ask Fr. David for a sponsor form. The aim is to visit as many churches as you can, by bicycle or on foot, between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm. The money raised is shared between the Norfolk Churches Trust and our two churches. If you are not riding or walking yourself please sponsor someone who is! You could also help by being in church to welcome visitors and endorsing their sponsor forms. Please sign up for an hour on the list in church. Thank you.

PARISH HOLIDAY 9th-11th OCTOBER: Join us on Wednesday 10th October for a choral evensong at Norwich Cathedral at 5.30pm followed by a gala dinner with guest speaker Bishop Jonathan Meyrich and live entertainment by The Lighters, a local trio playing popular music; cost for dinner, 3 courses and coffee and entertainment is £42.50; please book a place with Fr. Howard, some spaces left for the holiday if interested.

NEW HYMN BOOKS: The PCC recently agreed to replace the two existing hymn books which are looking rather shabby and out of print with one hymn book that contains a wide selection of hymns and songs for worship. If you would like to contribute to the cost of these new books in memory or in thanksgiving of someone see the churchwardens, suggested contribution £10.00; please do gift aid if you can.


Following a recent meeting the Committee now comprises of the following members: Fr Howard (President) Gill Baker- Brenda Clarke – Theo Crowder (Box Officer) – Janet Dickenson (Treasurer)- Patricia Dyer (Secretary) – Julie High (Chair) Mary Nadine. Sincere thanks to those who have stepped down after many years of work on behalf of the Children’s Society – Trish Garlic, Sue Wharfe, Joyce Irwin and Wendy Spencer.

CAN YOU HELP? Small team required to deep clean our kitchens every 4 months, 2 hours each time. Philip 715926.

TRANSPORT TO CHURCH: if you need a lift to and from Church on a Sunday please call Juliet on 01263 712364.

NETWORK FOODBANK:  please see the notice board. Please note that all items can be now be left at Budgen’s supermarket.

PASTORAL VISITING: if you are new to the parish, ill or know someone who is not well and would like a pastoral visit, contact John Allen (588920) or Churchwardens.

CAR PARKING: is available free of charge on Sundays in the pay and display car park adjacent to St. Andrew’s between the hours of 7.30am and 1.00pm; please note that terms and conditions in regard to parking spaces still apply.

USED STAMPS: are still being recycled in aid of the Children’s Society. Please put in the box on the bookcase at the back of church. Many thanks. Janet.




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