News items from the area; more via our News main page and Events Diary pages
special services and events for Christmas across the churches are available.
Saturday 27 November, 8:00pm: TASTE in concert at St Nicolas Hall, The Vista, Spalding, PE11 2RA. Admission £2; part of the GSUS Live tour. More info: Kevin Taylor, 01775 722673.
More detail and background also available on this website
Thursday 18 November: CTSD meeting
at St Thomas Road Methodist Church
November 2010: South Holland Fairtrade group website is now available via
Churches Together in Spalding & District. (CTSD) Meeting Held Tuesday 21 September
* Jenny Park, John Bennett and David Baldwin will be organising the next Lent Lectures on a Biblical theme to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the King James Bible.
* Go ahead was given for expenditure on local advertising of Christmas activities
* Following Alison Combes resignation there is a vacancy for a secretary for CTSD. All present wished to thank Alison for all her work in the past for CTSD.
Just Ten 'laws of love set in stone' series
Many have heard of the Ten Commandments; this series looks at how these ten commandments - God's basic instructions - can help us live in freedom and love, even through tough times.
See also: September/October/November 2010; a page on the background to Just 10 for local churches is also available.
CTAL Notepad: the latest collection of news, articles, resources and events from Churches Together in All Lincolnshire is available on their website and also as a download at the foot of this page.
Sunday 4 July: Party in the Park. Everyone welcome to join in the fun at Ascoughfee Park from 2.00pm-5.00pm. Puppets, dancers, bands and much more - just come along!
Churches Together in Spalding & District. (CTSD) Meeting Held Thursday 20 May
* After successfully using a Fresh Expressions programme for the Lent Lectures the Fresh Expressions Roadshow is coming to Spalding St Thomas's Road Methodist Church on the evenings of 30 June and 14 July. Refreshments will be served. All welcome.
* Overall the giving towards Christian Aid from CTSD is expected to be down this year. However the URC are organizing a Coffee Evening with Quiz, promise sales, Bring & Buy Sale and much more in their church hall at 7.00pm on Tuesday 22 June. Everyone welcome.
* Back to Church Sunday is 26th September and the title is 'The Big Welcome'. Information and support is available from their website www.backtochurch.co.uk
* GSUS Live is coming to Spalding hosted by Spalding Grammar School 1-5 November; Spalding High School 8-12 November; Gleed Boys School 15-19 November and Gleed Girls School 22-26 November tackling the subjects Fear, Faith and Rejection with the possibility of a concert by 'TASTE' to round it off on Saturday 27 November. More details on GSUS Live are available from their website gsuslive.co.uk.
with 5 candidates at The Vista, Spalding. Refreshments from 7:30pm with questions 8pm prompt - 9.30pm.
With Rev Jennifer Park and chairman David Baldwin were
John Hayes (Conservative), Ashley Baxter (Green), Jenny Conroy (Liberal Democrat), Gareth Gould (Labour) and Richard Fairman (UKIP)