Weekly Notices

This Week

Monday 16th May
10.30am Service at Hildesley Court
Tuesday 17th May
9.00am Morning Prayer in Church
9.45am to 12.30pm Spring Clean of our Church
1.15pm Pakefield School in Church
5.00pm Tuesday Clubs in the hall for children
and young people
Wednesday 18th May
9.00am Morning Prayer in Church
9.45am Holy Communion in Church
10.30am Coffee Morning in the hall
7.00pm Confirmation Class in the hall
Thursday 19th May
9.00am Morning Prayer in Church
2.00pm Mothers Union meet in Hall
Friday 20th May
9.00am Morning Prayer in Church
10.00am Graveyard Gardening Group
Saturday 21st May
9.00am Morning Prayer in Church
9.30am Worship Team meeting in hall
7.30pm Brass Band Concert in Church
Sunday 22nd May – Rogation Sunday
8.00am Holy Communion
10.30am Morning Worship
6.30pm Healing Prayer

Church Spring Clean – Tuesday 17th May
This is a chance for all those obsessive cleaners
amongst our congregation to shine! All are welcome
to come along from 9.45am to 12.30pm (or any part of
that time if you cannot do the whole morning). If you
have a favourite duster or hoover, feel free to bring it
with you! Please speak to June our Church Warden if
you would like any more information.

Wednesday Coffee Morning and Christian Aid
This week’s Coffee Morning will be an opportunity for
you to bring along your donations for this year’s
Christian Aid Appeal. There will be envelopes and a
collection plate available, plus all money raised that
morning will be given to this very worthwhile, worldwide Charity.Please come along and support.

Confirmation (Service on Sunday 24th July)
Adult classes are currently running on Wednesday
evenings at 7pm in the hall, it isn’t too late to join us!
Young people’s Confirmation classes will be on Tuesday
evenings during CYM. Please contact Revd Sharon if you
wish to be Confirmed.

Mothers’ Union…
… have their monthly meeting in the Hall at 2.00pm
this week.

Graveyard Gardening Group
This small, but faithful group continue to meet each
Friday between 10.00am and 12.00pm. If you are not
interested in spring cleaning our church, what about
enjoying the open air and nature and helping spring
clean the Graveyard instead? (With refreshments!)

Great Yarmouth Brass Band Concert…
…is next Saturday at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £7.00 and
are available at the door and refreshments are also

Material for each edition needs to be with Michelle by
the 21st of the month at the latest please.

Ascension Day
There will a service of Evening Prayer on Thursday 26th
May at 6.30pm to celebrate this event.

Peter Bromley (Senior)
The funeral will be on Monday 30thMay at 11am in
church. All are welcome. Please keep Chris and the
whole family in your prayers.

Baptisms in the sea on Pentecost Sunday (5th June) at
12 noon
Would you like to be baptised in the sea or reaffirm
your Baptismal vows? If so, please speak to Revd
Sharon or Revd Becki.

Jubilee Celebrations

Thursday 2nd June
2.00pm to 4.00pm Messy Coronation
8.00pm Service to commemorate the Queen’s
Platinum Jubilee
9.45pm Lighting of the Beacon

Saturday 4th June
5.00pm Platinum Jubilee Tea, with a sing-a-long
celebrating 70 years of Her Majesty’s reign Tickets £5,
available from the Parish Office or email office@pakefieldchurch.com

Sunday 5th June Pentecost
12 noon Baptisms in the sea.
Lunchtime we are being encouraged to join the
national Jubilee picnic, our local one will be on the
Odd Fellows Green.
3pm Pimm’s and Pudding Pentecost party hopefully on
the field (or in the hall) followed by Pentecost Praise
at 4.00pm.

More dates for your diary…
Saturday 25th June 11am -Becki’s Ordination to the
Priesthood at the Cathedral. All are welcome.
Sunday 26th June – Becki will be presiding at all our
services for the first time. There will be a bring and
share lunch after the 10.30am service
Sunday 3rd July Thank you Sunday
Saturday 16th July – Summer Fete

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 all those helping with the Spring Clean on Tuesday.
• For Michelle, and all those who contribute to and
deliver our Digest magazine each month.
• For those who live on Saxon Road, Sea View Walk and
Seavert Close.
• For the work of the Town Chaplains throughout our
• For the residents of Hildesley Court and our team as
they lead the service there on Monday.
• For Chris and the whole family as they mourn the death
of Pete Bromley (Senior).
• For those you know who are unwell or in hospital.
Praise and Thanks
• For answers to prayers in our lives and those of the
ones we love.
Further afield
• For the work of Christian Aid throughout the world.
• For the ongoing crisis in the Ukraine.
• For anything you have seen or heard during the past
week and pray for whatever comes to mind.
(If there is anyone or anything that you would like us to include
in this prayer list, please let Revd Sharon know)

The Fifth Sunday of Easter
Risen Christ,
your wounds declare your love for the world
and the wonder of your risen life:
give us compassion and courage
to risk ourselves for those we serve,
to the glory of God, the Father.

Staff Team
Rector: Revd Sharon Lord
 01502 516800 (day off Monday)

Curate: Revd Becki Bensusan
 01502 810946 (Study Day Mon, Day off Tue)

Part time Children and Families Worker
Mrs Katey Mills  

Church Wardens:
June King  
Brian Jackson  

Lay Minister: Trudie Jackson

Hon. Assistant Priest: Revd Di Lammas

Authorised Worship Assistants:
Anne Everitt  
Loretta Freeman  
Part Time Church Administrator: Rachel Dawes
Hall Bookings Administrator: Val Turner
 01502 218150