March

Palm Sunday 28 March Procession with Salvation Army band leaving Holland Market at 10am arriving at St Mary & St Nicolas for the united service with Rev Dr David Coffey: 'Where do we go from here', concluding the Lent Lectures series

(Poster available for download at foot of this page)

Children's activities will be held at Spalding Baptist Church

Monday 22 March: 7:30pm at St Thomas Road Methodist Lent Lecture with opportunity for group discussion on the theme 'Six weeks to rediscover mission and re-imagine church': Re-imagining Church - leadership and discipleship with Dr Pete Atkins (Poster available for download at foot of this page)

Tuesday 23 March 7:30pm Holbeach Lent Address: Sharing the Gospel with Rt Rev Dr John Saxbee

Thursday 25 March: 11:00am Mothers' Union Lady Day service with Rev Jenny Dumat, area chaplain, followed by bring and share lunch. Pictures available on this website.

Tuesday 30 March, 7.30pm at the South Holland Centre: Who moved the egg? Saltmine Theatre Company's all age Easter stage show. Tickets £6 & £4 from the box office, 764777. Organised by Connect, 722772

Thursday 25 March: Rev John Bennett licensing service at St Mary & St Nicolas, also priest in charge of St Paul's ,with Rt Rev John Saxbee, Bishop of Lincoln and Rev Rosamund Seal, District Dean. The Bennetts move from Sprowston, Norfolk

Saturday 20 March: 9:30am - 4:30pm at Queen Street Methodist Church, Horncastle: Rural Mission Days are part of the mission shaped ministry course and open to everyone. Fee: £10; more info Simon Dean on 01522 504071

Saturday 20 March: 7:30pm 'Murder in the Cathedral' by T S Eliot at St Mary & St Nicolas, performed by the St Nicolas players. Tickets £7 available on the door or 764777; please bring a cushion

Tuesday 16 March 7:30pm Holbeach Lent Address: Providing a Christian Challenge with Rev Canon Andrew Vaughan

Monday 15 March: 7:30pm at St Thomas Road Methodist Lent Lecture with opportunity for group discussion on the theme 'Six weeks to rediscover mission and re-imagine church': Re-imagining Church - Worship with Liz Jackson (Poster available for download at foot of this page)

Sunday 14 March: 6:30pm: Taizé prayer service at St Laurence, Surfleet (Map; PE11 4AE)

Saturday 13 March: 7:30pm at The Angles Theatre, Wisbech (PE13 1HQ). Live Bands evening with Helen Sanderson-White, Matt McChlery's, Jo Le Page and Brokenfor. Tickets £8.50 & £6; more info: 021945 474447

Thursday 11 March: 7.30pm CTSD meeting at URC, Spalding

Tuesday 9 March 7:30pm Holbeach Lent Address: Being a Welcoming and Loving Community with Rev Canon Bryan Barrodale

Monday 8 March: 7:30pm at St Thomas Road Methodist Lent Lecture with opportunity for group discussion on the theme 'Six weeks to rediscover mission and re-imagine church': Re-imagining Church - Community with Dr Julie Doddrell (Poster available for download at foot of this page)

Saturday 6 March, 2:30pm at St Mary & St Nicolas: Speaker Diana Manasseh, a Fairtrade pineapple grower from Ghana; part of Fairtrade Fortnight, 22 February - 7 March.

Friday 5 March: Women's World Day of Prayer, services prepared by the women of the Cameroon, illustrating how - despite struggling for equal rights, working to assist patients with leprosy, HIV & AIDS - their response to all their concerns is 'Let everything that has breath praise God'.

10:30am at St Paul's (left) with Rev Margaret Barnsley (above l & r)

Friday 5 March: 10:30 for 11am - 4pm at the Epic Centre, Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, LN2 2NA. 'Changing the Landscape' - Fresh Expressions and the long term. Book via Simon at CTAL, 01522 504071

7:30pm at Spalding Baptist with Rev Barbara Hutchinson (r)

see also Friday 5 February below

Thursday 4 March: 7:30pm, Ayscoughfee Hall School (PE11 2TE). God*Stories tour with Andrew Wilson and Cathy Burton. 'Exploring the glorious stories of the gospels, changing the way we live and worship'; tickets £4 from the Parish Office, 1 Halmer Gate, Spalding, PE11 2DR or £5 on the door. Organised by Connect; more info: 722772 or 725637

Tuesday 2 March 7:30pm Holbeach Lent Address: Nurturing Growth in the Christian Faith with the Very Rev David Leaning

Monday 1 March: 7:30pm at St Thomas Road Methodist Lent Lecture with opportunity for group discussion on the theme 'Six weeks to rediscover mission and re-imagine church': Changing world, changing Church with Rev Vaughan Pollard (Poster available for download at foot of this page)