Notices for the week beginning Sunday 16th June 2019 

 

Monday- Thursday:  9pm Morning Prayer in Church

Monday: Messy Church 10.30-12.30 Church Hall

Wednesday: 10.am Open the Book.   11.30 am  and 7.30 pm Fellowship Group - Emmaus Room 

The next Summer Outing is on Saturday 13th July to Lavenham and Sudbury, cost £10.  Please speak to Laurie. There are still spaces available, as Laurie has booked a bigger coach.

The Summer Fair will be on Saturday 20th July 2019.  More information from Annette.

Would you like to go to Spring Harvest at Butlins, Skegness - 13th to 17th April 2020.  If so, booking day is 26th June and Pat needs to know on Sunday 23rd please.  No payment upfront, just deposits initially once booked.  Concessions available for people on certain benefits.  More details from Pat McDermott.

Great Norwich Duck Race is being held on 7th July from the Julienne Bridge at 3 pm.  If you would like a duck, Judith Pryke has some to sell, £2 a ticket/duck.  All ducks sold help to benefit local Scouts groups, RNLI and the Lord Mayors charity.  Prize money for the winning ducks!

If you would like to read a copy of the annual report then please Click here

Our services at St Catherine’s are video recorded, and later uploaded to our YouTube channel. This enables people who are unable to get to the service to watch it at a convenient time. We make every effort to make sure that people faces are not visible.

 

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Development/ Restoration Fund:

Over the next few years we have to raise a lot of money, principally for major  re-wiring of the church. There  are also roof works and other possibilities for improving our current facilities, in the pipeline.

For your information the Development Group are:

Rachael Barber (of Gordon Barber Funeral Directors), Simon Bransby, Cathy D’Oyley, Martin and Rach Hartley, Ruth Lambert and Joyce Lincoln.

 

Please feel free to speak to anyone in the group who will be able to tell you how we are progressing. Do you have any ideas you would like to put forward to the Group?

 

 

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Morning worship 16 June 2019

Click here to watch Sundays morning worship with Margaret leading and Martin preaching

 

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Holy Communion 12 May 2019

Please click on the Link to watch last Sundays holy communion service.

 

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Morning service 4th May 2019

Please Click here to view last week's service at St Catherine's

 

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Quiz and chip night

You are invited to join us for our quiz and chip night at St Catherine's Church Hall on Friday 26th of April 2019, at 7pm. 6 people per team and £7.50 per person. Please contact Simon on 07766 604710 to book your table and place your order. 

 

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Good Friday Workshop

You are invited and join us at St Catherine’s church hall on April 19 from 10.00am– 12.00 noon for a  good Friday workshop including Drama, Crafts, singing and more.

Children under 5 must  be accompanied by an adult/ carer. If you wish to leave older children then you will need to fill out the consent form befor you leave.

 

 

 

 

 

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Ollie Welling at St Catherine's Church

It was lovely to be able to welcome Ollie into St Catherine's Church today as he came to play the church organ. His goal is to play every organ within Norfolk to fundraisers for his local church, All Saints Swanton Morley for their Centenery Memorial Bell Appeal.”  You can read more about Ollie's story by Clicking here

Ollie has a Just Giving page you wish to make a financial donation that you can access by Clicking here

 

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Morning worship 17.03.2019

Click here  to watch the Morning worship service on the 17 March 2019. Margaret leading and Laurie preaching.

 

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Lent groups 2019

You are warmly invited to join us with the joint 2019 Lent course between St Catherine’s and the Methodist church, starting on 13 March 2019. We will be meeting at 11:30 AM each Wednesday in the Emmaus room at St Catherine’s, and then alternate weeks at the Methodist church and St Catherine’s at 7:30 PM each Wednesday.   

13th March Methodist Church

20th March St Catherine's

27 March Methodist

3rd April St Catherine's

10 April Methodist

17th April St Catherine's

 

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St Catherine's Christingle and Midnight Communion 2018

Click here to watch St Catherine's Christingle service 2018 

Click here to watch Midnight Communion 2018.                                         

 

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Holy Communion 10 February 2019

Click here  to watch Sundays communion service. Martin leading and praching. 

 

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24.02.19 Communion Service

Click on the link  to watch Sundays communion service with Charles preaching and Martin Leading.

 

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Safeguarding

Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adult

 Julie Howell's is St Catherine's safeguarding officer

 

Members of this church commit themselves to the nurturing, protection and safekeeping of all, especially children, young people and vulnerable adults in their care.

  • It is the responsibility of each one of us to prevent the physical, sexual and emotional abuse of children, young people and vulnerable adults and to report any abuse. Discovered or suspected.
  • We recognise that our work with children, young people and vulnerable adults is the responsibility of the whole church.
  • We undertake to exercise proper care in the selection and appointment of those working with children, young people and vulnerable adults, whether paid or volunteer.
  • The church is committed to supporting, resourcing and training those who work with children, young people and vulnerable adults and to providing supervision. It is our aim to encourage these workers to undertake any relevant and necessary training.
  • The church is committed to the guidelines and procedures published by the Diocese of Norwich dated 2014 (Safe Haven, the Protection of Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults), a reference copy of which is kept in the church office.
  • Our intention is to ensure that each worker with children, young people and vulnerable adults knows the recommendations of the Church’s policy and undertakes to observe them. Each worker is expected to be familiar with the church’s agreed procedures.  Copies of these will be distributed to those who require them for their work either paid or voluntary capacity.
  • As part of our commitment to children, young people and vulnerable adults, the church has appointed Julie Howell to be the Named Person (contact number (07841912010). This role will be regularly explained to children. She is responsible for ensuring all church workers have the necessary Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS, formerly CRB) clearance and complete a self-declaration form tri-annually.
  • If you have any concerns please contact Julie. 
  • Also, you can Click here to access Norwich diocese safeguarding webpage.

 

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Morning Worship 06/01/2019

Morning worship 06/01/2019

 

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Christmas celebration service

We had a great time this morning at St Catherine's with our Christmas celebration service. A lovely morning giving thanks to our wonderful God

Click here to view pictures and videos

 

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Christingle service 2018

St Catherine's will be holding their Christingle service on Monday 24th December at 5 PM

 Come and join the celebration!

 

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Hope into action

This month Christian charity Hope into Action, in partnership with St Catherine’s Church in Mile Cross, has opened its 10th house for homeless people in Norwich

Click here to read more

 

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