The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of All Saint
Starting on 9th December our Church put on its first ever Christmas Tree Display, but as our first we started in a small way with just 7 trees.
At the back of the church our Bellringers produced a tree showing all the different bells and even included a bell-rope or two at the base!
Then we had a tree from the Pakefield Patchers where all the decorations were beautifully crafted baubles each made of lovely Christmas designed fabrics and sewn in the…..
The childrens groups CYM decorated their own tree and added lights.
The Mothers’ Union tree featured details of all aspects of their work from Loving for Life – a marriage preparation for couples to AFIA (Away from it all holidays) for families.
Teddy Edward, a group run by Mothers’ Union had their own tree decorated
Pakefield Toddlers also had a tree with photos of their leaders and some of the children.
Finally, another adult tree in the form of Pakefield Wives who meet fortnightly on a Wednesday evening which gave details of the sorts of things they do.
Two services were held on 3rd December, the first featuring the choir made up of our CYM children and at the second a DVD was included showing an amusing take on the Nativity from New Zealand.
Before the first service at 4pm the Christingles had been prepared
The church soon became full, with extra seats having to be put out.
The meaning of the Christingle was explained by Trudie and later all the children went to collect their lit Christingles which were then paraded around the church.
Everyone ended up on the steps of All Saints
Pakefield Toddlers is a friendly group which meets Mondays at the Church hall. We
Bishop Alan of Thetford visits Pakefield for the Day
Following on from the Bishop of Thetford