Weekly Notices

Welcome to Pakefield Parish Church in Lowestoft, Suffolk.

This week:-

Monday 5th June

1.15pm – Toddlers in the hall  

Tuesday 6th June

9am – Morning Prayer

5pm – CYM groups in hall

Wednesday 7th June

9am – Morning Prayer in church

9.45am – Holy Communion

10.30am – Coffee Morning in the hall

3pm – Burial of Ashes of Jim and Susan Harding

Thursday 8th June

9am – Morning Prayer in church

3.30pm – Messy Church  

Friday 9th June

9am – Morning Prayer in church

10am – Gardening Group in the churchyard

Saturday 10th  June

9am – Morning Prayer in church

Sunday 11th June  

8am – Holy Communion

10.30am – All Age Worship

6.30pm – Holy Communion


Craft Fayre Thank you so much to everyone who helped in any way shape of from with the Craft Fayre!

We raised £671.86! 😊

Wednesday Communion at 9.45am is a quiet, reflective service. We are currently exploring the letters of John.

Wednesday Coffee Morning. An opportunity for catching up with old friends and making new ones, every Wednesday at 10.30am in the church hall.

Graveyard Gardening Group

This group meets each Friday between 10am and 12pm and welcomes newcomers anytime. Please do consider coming along and enjoying some fellowship, fresh air  and gardening in our lovely churchyard.

Messy church is this week on Thursday 8th June at 3.30pm. There is a wonderful team of people who support this important outreach. If you are able to help either in person or by donations please speak to Katey, our Children’s and Youth Minster.


The Digest is out! Our June magazine is out this week.

 Thank you to everyone who distributes  it around our community.

Please remember if you are a contributor that the deadline is 21st June for July’s issue. Thank you.  This is vital to the smooth running of the editing and printing each month.


Advance Dates for your Diaries….

Deanery Synod: Thursday 15th June at 6.30pm: Deanery Synod is at Pakefield in the hall.

Thursday 22nd June Gathering to pray in church.  

Thursday 29th June 7pm in church Gathering to Talk. This will be an informal gathering to talk about our sung worship. Do you play an instrument? Do you love to sing? Do you want to help to shape our worship and music at our services, if so come along!

A Taste of Israel with Becki and Katey Friday 30thJune, 6.30pm in church. (Bring a scarf). Tickets are available from the office at £5 each. This will include light refreshments. All monies raised going to the tower appeal and CYM.

Summer Fayre is on Saturday 15th July

Help is needed to set up in the morning, look after stalls, cakes for refreshments and cake stall and clearing up afterwards.

Please leave all donations for the stalls in the creche room. (or hand directly to Fil Benton)

If you can offer help please speak to Trudie or one of the events team.

Holiday club:  1st 2nd and 3rd August. It can’t happen without our wonderful groups of volunteers.

There are lots of different roles, from welcome, to hosting a craft table to serving refreshments, to preparing materials…If you can help in anyway please  speak to Katey. This year our theme will be Creation, following the story in Genesis 1.

Prayer Guide

We believe in the power of prayer. Please give thanks and pray for the following as you pray during the week.


Pakefield Church

  • For visitors to our church, who come to simply look around or to pray, that they may know God’s touch.


  • For those who live or work in Sunningdale Avenue, Swallowfields, Tansy Close, Teesdale, Thornham Close.
  • We pray for members of the police force, fire brigade, ambulance crews, armed forces and reservists.
  • For those planning the Light Festival and for the Christian presence there.


  • For the family and friends of Jim and Susan Harding as we lay them to rest
  • For those you know who are unwell or in hospital.
  • For those who are grieving for a loved one.

Praise and Thanks

  • For answers to prayers in our lives and those of the ones we love

Further afield

  • For Christians who live in complex and dangerous situations around the world.
  • For those affected by what is happening in the Ukraine.
  • We pray for CPAS (Church Pastoral Aid Society) Our Church Patrons.

(If there is anyone or anything that you would like us to include in this prayer list, please let Revd Sharon know on 0150 516800 or email rector@pakefieldchurch.com)