Being Disciples: the essentials of the Christian life by Rowan Williams – Justin Welby says “Here is quite the most beautiful writing on the Christian life I know. I commend it to those who have been on this journey a long time as well as anyone who wonders what on earth following Jesus is all about.” A group of us are going to be reading this book a chapter at a time and everyone is invited to come along and join us. We start on 25th September at 10.30 for six weeks and you are extremely welcome to come and join us in the Seckford Room. The book has many nuggets of wisdom and we aim to chew those over, gently supported by a facilitator from Time to Reflect. If you are interested please put your name on the sign-up sheet (which has the dates) at the back of the church or talk to Rita James (01394 380949) or Caroline Hawksley (01394 387848).
Decorations for Harvest Festival Our Flower Group would welcome gifts of fruit or vegetables for the Harvest Festival. Please bring them to the Church by 9.30 a.m. on Saturday 30th September. Many thanks.
Harvest Lunch - Bring & Share - Sunday 1st October 12.15 for 12.30 p.m., Church Centre. All invited! Sign-up sheet at the back of the church.
CHURCH FLAG We are very grateful to Adam and Laura Middlemiss (recently married here) who, through their firm ikm Scaffold Services, have sponsored the new flag.
PARISH Lunch - Thursday 28 September 2017 - £3.50 Please add your name to the list at the back of the church if you would like to come to the lunch.
BRING OUT YOUR BRAS Ipswich Soroptimists are collecting unwanted new or 'gently' used bras to help women and girls who have survived trafficking from Africa to set up their own businesses. Every 100 bras will enable a woman to set up her own business selling second hand bras in a local market.
If you have items you can spare please bring them to church on a Sunday where a box will be at the back for contributions or leave in the church shop labelled for Anne Wright. The collection will finish on 6th October. Thank you
QUIZ You are invited to a fun-filled Quiz Evening 6.30 p.m. for 7.00 p.m. on Friday, 20th October at the Community Hall, Woodbridge.
Invite your friends! Create a team at work! Represent an organisation!
£4 per person, in teams of up to 6. Licensed Bar & Free Nibbles. All Proceeds to St Mary’s Church Funds. To book a table for your team contact the Parish Office.
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