Church news, events and tribute in West Norfolk

OpenTheBook440Churches Together in King’s Lynn has issued its latest e-news bulletin, containing details of future events, the Open Book team, Christian Aid and a tribute.

Churches in West Norfolk raised £6348.82 during this year’s Christian Aid Week through house-to-house collections, a special event on May 4, and tax-efficient giving. Jackie Austin, local Christian Aid representative, thanks everyone who took part.

We recently heard the sad news that Tim Steer has died. Tim was well-known around King’s Lynn, having been a teacher at King Edward VII School for many years, a member of Seabank Chapel, and a frequent supporter of joint church events. He was admired as much for his fortitude in the face of illness as he was for his friendly and outgoing manner. There will be a memorial service at 2pm on Monday July 8, at London Road Methodist Church.

King’s Lynn FoodBank is asking especially for fruit juice, 500g sugar bags, breakfast cereals, tinned fruit, and tinned fish. Volunteers are also requested for two collection days at Tesco’s, Hardwick Road, on Friday July 5 and Saturday July 6 between 10am and 4pm to hand out leaflets. Please contact Andy King on if you can help.

Churches Together Diary

Weds September 18: Churches Together AGM (7pm), followed by a presentation: ‘Domestic abuse: how churches can respond’ by Natalie Collins, who has spoken nationally on the subject, at 7.45pm. Venue: London Rd Methodist Church.

Weds October 16: Churches Together retreat at Bridge House, Gayton. Back by request after last year’s well-received retreat. 20 people max, cost £12; more details will follow.

Weds November 20: Churches Together Open Meeting on mission among young people and students in China with speaker Keith Ranger. 7.30pm, London Rd Methodist Church.

Other Events

Fun family/youth service on Sunday June 30 at 4pm, Reffley Community Hall.  There will be games, quiz, talk, band, doughnuts. Organised by KLYP club team members.

Concert featuring Norvic Concordia accordion band, 7.30pm, Saturday June 29, St John’s church. Tickets £5, available on the door.

More details at:
Pictured top are the Open the Book team in action in Reffley School. The team is made up of members of various Kings Lynn churches.

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