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News from local churches and brief CTSD council meeting notes & links

Friday 2 March: Women's World Day of Prayer: "All God's Creation is very good" prepared by the Christian women of Suriname. Services include:
10:30am: St Paul's
2:00pm: Gosberton Methodist
7:00pm: St Mary's, Whaplode

Lent at Broad Street - more details on our February & March pages

Lent at St Mary & St Nicolas - a series on prayer: Be still and know

Tuesday 23 January, 7:30pm (doors open for prayer from 7:00), CTSD Council AGM at St Thomas's Road followed by council meeting - agenda included: Lay Chair & Publicity Officer; Preacher Exchange 21/1, 14/10/2018 & 20/1/2019; forward planning for Lent, Palm Sunday, Good Friday, Pentecost; Mission 2018 initiatives from individual churches including  Doug Horley, Chloe Reynolds, Jeff Lucas and shoebox (Calvary); financial planning & 2018 budget, GDPR, Good Friday sound system and letting policies.
AGM reports available for download at the foot of this page

Flower Festivalslisting available for local church flower & craft festivals from April to September. Posters and pictures as they become available

18-25 January
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity; CTBI theme: That all may be free

Sunday 21 January: CTSD Pulpit exchange; details on our Diary page for January

16 November: Forward dates for Council Meetings:

Tuesday 23 January, St Thomas's Road (AGM)
Thursday 15 March, Spalding Baptist (
including RoadHoG bus presentation - with the bus, confirmed 23/1)
Wednesday 9 May, St John's
Tuesday 3 July, St Paul's
Thursday 13 September, St Mary & St Nicolas
Monday 12 November, Lighthouse (tbc)

2018 - the CTSD Year of Mission.  See also

See also our News archives, including News from 2017

Ecumenical Matters,
14 Jan 2018, 10:25