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A selection of events across the churches in the area; a list of Flower Festivals is available on this website.

Sunday 26 May
, 3:00pm: Christain Aid service at St Gilbert & St High's church, Gosberton Clough; organised by CT around Gosberton  

Friday 24 May
, 7:30pm: 'Darwin Theory: Good Science' with Dominic Stratham, UK speaker for Creation ministries international, at Lighthouse Pentecostal (organisers; click on flyer, left, for more details), PE11 2XP

Monday 20 May, 12 noon: Fresh Expressions hour of prayer, wherever you are.
The link includes suggestions for each minute of the hour

Sunday 19 May, Pentecost; 3:00pm CTSD united service with guest speaker Nick Thornley, Christian Aid and the signing of the Covenant (pic above right), followed by refreshments and the invitation to bring your own picnic; pdf poster also available for download, attached at the foot of this webpage; at St John’s (PE11 1JQ)

Saturday 18 May
The People's Parade meeting in the auditorium at the South Holland centre, chaired by John Hayes MP, organised by Phil Scarlett of the the Spalding & District Chamber of Commerce. Entry by [free] ticket only from the South Holland Centre; doors open 10:30am, expected to conclude by 1:00pm.
It has been suggested that the meeting was to consider proposals for the future of 'Festivals of Food, Flowers and Arts' and 'Tulip Heritage Trails' as well as the place of Church Flower Festivals and then decide how to progress the formation of a 'stakeholders' steering group to lead on items such as the  sourcing of sponsorship and funding and the overall organisation of any events.

Friday 17 May, 4:00pm: Messy Church at Quadring church hall (opp PE11 4PW)

Saturday 11 May
, 9:30am - 4:00pm: 
Street Pastors training: morning 
with Simon Thomas, Ascension Trust and afternoon with local Police

Friday 10 May
, 7:30pm: The Bible: the complete word of God (abridged)Act II theatre company; South Holland centre, tickets £9 & £7.50 from the Box office 01765 764777

Thursday 9 May, 7:30pm: The Bible: the complete word of God (abridged), Act II theatre company; South Holland centre, tickets £9 & £7.50 from the Box office 01765 764777

Wednesday 8 May, 7:30pm: CTSD Meeting, Spalding Baptist
Street Pastors logo © Ascension Trust

Monday 6 May: Fenland Keswick, Spalding Baptist

Sunday 5 May
, 10:30am: Flower Festival Campers service at the Priory School, led by Phil & Jane Johnson; breakfast from 9:00am

Flower Festival pics from 2013 are distributed throughout this year's diary pages