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Christmas 2015
ws items and brief council meeting notes & links

Christmas services and events are available, as advised by local churches, along with a downloadable brochure

Sunday 13 December, 10:30am: Harvest Church launch at Monkshouse School, PE11 1LG.  See also: Connect on 29 November

Wednesday 9 September
, 7:00pm prayer, 7:30pm CTSD Meeting at Spalding Baptist. Agenda included:
CAP (Lighthouse)
Christian Aid (Loose Change fortnight in October and Coffee evening 29/10),
Street PastorsLent talks 2016, One Friday 2016Palm Sunday 2016Tourism Working Group, Emergency Help Fund, Spalding Christian Business Group, SE Lincolnshire Chaplaincy
Autumn Preacher Exchange
Broad Street re-opening 31 October
Hospital chaplaincy and League of Friends
Christmas services listing, Equip
Refugee support drop off at Spalding URC on Saturday mornings from 12/9 (South Lincs Action for Refugees). 
Next meeting 10 November

Tuesday 6 July, 7:05pm prayer, 7:30pm CTSD Meeting at St John's.
included: Lay chair (vote at AGM), Finance, Christian Aid, Street PastorsLent talks 2016Palm Sunday 2016Tourism Working Group, Emergency Help Fund, Spalding Christian Business Group, Space 4U, CAP Money Course at Lighthouse, Coffee evening at SURC and Bible Sunday.
Next meeting: 9 September at Spalding Baptist
10-16 MayChristian Aid week; donations may also be given direct to Christian Aid on-line

Easter 2015
Church service listings for Maundy ThursdayGood Friday and Easter remain available including this poster for the ecumenical Good Friday processions and service in Spalding

Palm Sunday, 29 March: 10:15am procession from Holland Market to St Mary & St Nicolas; poster available for download from our March diary page

Women's World Day of Prayer local services listing on the March Diary page of this website

Thursday 12 March, 7:00pm prayer, 7:30pm CTSD Meeting at St Norbert's, PE11 2XX.  Agenda included: Bible Society Action Group Convenor, Hustings (SHC 23/4), Lighthouse church formally welcomed as a member of CTSD, Finance, Christian Aid, Street Pastors (more Prayer Pastors welcome), Lent Talks 2015/2016, Palm Sunday 2016, Extending 40 Days of Prayer for CTSD onwards for 50 days, Pentecost
2015, Tourism Working Group, Emergency Help Fund (also Lighthouse/CAP), Networking, Christian Business Group and Easter services listing

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Local events and service details available on the January Diary page of this website 

Flower Festivals 2015
2015 Flower Festivals
: listings and brochure available
Sunday 15 November
, 3:00pm:
CTAL Remembrance
  service for everyone, remembering those who have lost their lives on Lincolnshire's roads. Service led by Rt Rev Patrick McKinney (Bishop of Nottingham) at St Norbert's, St Thomas's Road, Spalding, PE11 2XX

Tuesday 10 November, 7:00pm prayer, 7:30pm CTSD Meeting at 
St Thomas's Road Methodist
.  Agenda included:
SE Lincolnshire Chaplaincy (r)
Christian Aid (Loose Change fortnight in October and Coffee evening 29/10),
Street Pastors,
Christmas 2015
Christmas Outreach, possibly 1-4 on Saturday 12 December, Festival Gardens,
Lent talks 2016 with SWB on The Cross,
Pentecost 2016 at Broad Street,
Tourism Working Group, Emergency Help Fund,
Spalding Christian Business Group
Next meeting dates: AGM 12/1/2016; 7/3 M&N; 4/5 Broad Street

Traidcraft 'Church Action' Press Release (July 2015) can also be found via their website []

Rev'd Peter Garland: tributes to Peter have shown a great depth of appreciation of his devotion to the life of the wider church in the area.
Thursday 18 JuneFuneral at the church of St John the Baptist; donations for Christian Aid and to Addenbrooke's Charitable Trust for the Neurocritical Unit.

Pentecost Sunday
24 May, 3:00pm: CTSD celebration at St John's with Spalding Baptist musicians; poster downloadable from our Diary page for May

Tuesday 5 May
, 7:00pm prayer, 7:30pm CTSD Meeting at St Paul's, PE11 2HY.  Agenda included: Finance, Christian Aid, Street Pastors and the need for more on the team, especially prayer pastors, Lent talks 2016, Palm Sunday 2016Extending 40 Days of Prayer for CTSD, Pentecost 2015 at St John's, Tourism Working Group, Emergency Help Fund, Spalding Christian Business Group, Lent Talks 2015 listen again.

Church Flower Festivals 2015 brochure available on this website

Lent 2015
Lent 2015
Lent Lectures 2015
: poster and overview plus 'listen again' links available

Wednesday 7 January, 7pm prayer time for 7:30pm start: CTSD AGM, 
Broad Street Methodist; Appointment of Officers, Thought for the Week coordinator, Lighthouse, CTSD Prayer (½ hour before each council meeting), 40 days of Prayer (@M&N), Finance, Christian Aid, Street Pastors,
Lent Talks
, Palm Sunday, Tourism Working Group, Spalding churches emergency help fund, Networking, Multi-cultural event, 'The God Question' and next meetings (below).

CTSD Council meetings 2015 (12/3 St Norbert's, 5/5 St Paul's (changed), 6/7 St John's, 9/9 Baptist & 10/11 St Thomas's Road Methodist)

Brief notes from previous CTSD Council meetings are available on the 2013 and 2014 News pages; further News Archives also available
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