Rev Martin

Morning worship 17.03.2019

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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Revd. Laurence (Laurie)

Notices for the week beginning Sunday 17 March 2019 

Notices for the week beginning Sunday 17 March 2019 

Notices for the week beginning Sunday 17 March 2019

---BUT SEE THE NOTICES FOLLOWING, ON 40 ACTS THROUGH LENT---       

Monday:          10.30 am - 12.30 pm - ‘Messy Church in the Church Hall

Monday to Thursday: 9.00 am - Morning Prayer in the church

Wednesday:    11.30 am - Lent Fellowship Group - Emmaus Room

Wednesday:   7.30 pm - Lent Fellowship Group - St Catherine’s Church

The Church Electoral Roll has to be completely revised this year and everyone needs to complete a new application form. These are available on the round table or from Brian. Forms need to be returned to him today please. If you would like to be on the Electoral Roll please speak to Brian.

If you have been asked to submit a report for the Annual Report these need to be with Joyce by today please.

The Annual Parochial Church Meeting takes place on Sunday 28th April after Morning service. At this meeting elections take place for the PCC - forms will be available on the round table for those who would like to stand. Last year at the APCM Joyce Lincoln indicated her wish to stand down as PCC Secretary this year. If this is something you would like to know more about please speak to Joyce or see the Job Description on the round table.

Help is needed on Saturday 30th March from 9 am to make up posies for Mothering Sunday - not an onerous task and many hands make light work! Sign up sheet on the round table.

On Tuesday 2nd April Mile Cross Primary School come to St Catherine’s for their Easter Service. Help is needed please from 8.30 am. Sign up sheet on the round table.

Please join us for a service of Holy Communion at 6 pm this evening.

 

As part of our 40 acts through Lent this week you are invited to join us for this week's activities:

Messy Monday. Come and help out at messy Church 10.30-12.30

Chatty Tuesday. Coffee morning in church. 10.00-11.30 am

Wondering Wednesday. Prayer walking in the parish. Meet at the church at 1.PM

Thoughtful Thursday. Prayer visiting. Meet at 10.00 am at the church

Flowery Friday. Given bunches of flowers away.  Meet at 9.30am at the vicarage.

Sanitary Saturday. To give donations of sanitary products that will be taken to mile Cross library

If you have been asked to submit a report for the Annual Report these need to be with Joyce by 17th March please.

The Church Electoral Roll has to be completely revised this year and everyone needs to complete a new application form. These are available on the round table or from Brian and need to be returned to him by 17th March please.

If you would like a Real Easter Egg there is a sign up list on the round table. Price £4.50.

You are invited to join St Catherine’s and the Methodist Church 2019 Lent groups starting on Wednesday 13trh March. There will be 2 groups running each Wednesday during Lent, at 11.30 am and 7.30 pm. Resources for these can be found on our website under ‘Resources’. The Ash Wednesday service of Holy Communion and Maundy Thursday meal will take place at St Catherine’s - more details to follow.

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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Rev Martin

Lent groups 2019

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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Rev Martin

St Catherine's Christingle and Midnight Communion 2018

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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Rev Martin

Holy Communion 10 February 2019

Holy Communion 10 February 2019

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

 

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Rev Martin

24.02.19 Communion Service

24.02.19 Communion Service

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

 

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Rev Martin

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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Rev Martin

Christmas celebration service

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

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Rev Martin

Christingle service 2018

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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Rev Martin

Hope into action

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

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Rev Martin

Christmas Celebration Service

Christmas Celebration Service

On 23 December St Catherine’s is having a Christmas celebration service 10:30 AM. If any children (including big children) would like to come dressed either as angels, shepherds, or wise men it would be lovely to have you with us. There will be refreshments available throughout the service. “Here come the angels flapping up and down” and much much more!

 
 
 

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Rev Martin

St Catherine's Communion 18.11.18

St Catherine's Communion  18.11.18

Click here  to watch St Catherine's communion service 18.11.18

 

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