St. Mary's Church, Woodbridge
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Notices for 15th October, 2017

CHRISTIAN AID ROHINGYA CRISIS APPEAL. Lots of refugees have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh fearing for their lives. They desperately need food, water and shelter. Retiring collection on Sundays in October. Please use Christian Aid Donation envelopes to gift aid. Many thanks. Tony Waller 

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.

MEN’S BREAKFAST – Saturday 21 October - Morning Prayer in the Epiphany Chapel at 8am, followed by breakfast in the Wild Strawberry Café at 8.45. PLEASE let the Rector know if you intend to come along by Friday 20 Oct – either by a message to Heather in the office, or by signing the sheet at the back of the church.

CHURCHES TOGETHER IN WOODBRIDGE & MELTON CHRISTMAS CARD CTWM are inviting all of our churches to submit a photograph which could be used as a Christmas Card, to be distributed to every house in the community.  If you would like to submit a photograph, please do so to the Parish Office, either as a printed photo or electronically, by 25 October.  The Churchwardens and Rector will then select two or three photos to be submitted to the next CTWM meeting on 1 November.

GRAVE TALK – Wednesday 18 October, 10 a.m. – 12 noon.  St Mary’s Church Centre.  GraveTalk is a café where we talk about death and dying.  We converse in small groups and use cards provided by the Church of England to get us talking.  With cake, coffee and tea, the meeting is friendly and supportive.  Please come and you can sign up on the form at the back of the church.

all souls’ SERVICE 9 November 2017 At 7.30pm there will be a Requiem (i.e. a Holy Communion service that focuses on the memory of those who have died) to which everyone is invited, most particularly those who during the course of time since November 2016 have been bereaved.  A new list is at the back of the church until Monday 6 November and if you would like someone to be remembered during the course of that service please add their name.

St Mary’s Parish Lunch The October lunch will be on Thursday 19th October. The November lunch will be on WEDNESDAY 22nd November.

Woodbridge Quay Church and Woodbridge and District Lions Club would like to invite you to our “Quay Time” gatherings at Woodbridge Quay Church, Quay Street, Woodbridge from 2pm to 4pm on the third Wednesday of each month, commencing 18 October 2017. This new joint initiative brings people together to provide an opportunity for a chat, entertainment and activities over tea, coffee and cake. Transport can be provided by Woodbridge and District Lions Club. For more information, please contact Keith & Wendy Palmer (01394 384414 or or Stella Benton (01728 561379 or

SAVE THE CHILDREN Rosemary Wood is holding a Christmas Card Sale in aid of Save the Children (charity no  213890), at 4 St John’s Terrace on Friday 20 October from 11am-3pm. Coffee, tea and refreshments available.  All welcome, please come along.

FREE: TO A GOOD HOME – As seen ladies Raleigh ‘Sit up and beg’ bicycle – with wire basket and saddlebag.  01394 386319.

Prayer and Praise Evening at Quay Church on Wednesday 25th October doors open at 7-30 pm for refreshments, commencing 8-00pm  to 9-30pm, all are welcome.

A Time to Heal – Next date  Friday 3 November 2017  7 for 7.30 pm  Seckford Room, St Mary’s Church Centre, Market Hill.


DATES FOR YOUR DIARY – Please note changes

Rector’s Black Tie Do – Friday, 24 November 2017 (Tickets next week)

Christmas Fair –  Saturday, 9 December 2017