News items and brief council meeting notes & links; this page has been edited following maintenance and upgrade in September 2021
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:
Wednesday 9 September, 7:00pm prayer, 7:30pm CTSD Meeting at Spalding Baptist. Agenda included:CAP (Lighthouse)Finance Christian Aid (Loose Change fortnight in October and Coffee evening 29/10),Street Pastors, Lent talks 2016, One Friday 2016, Palm Sunday 2016, Tourism Working Group, Emergency Help Fund, Spalding Christian Business Group, SE Lincolnshire ChaplaincyAutumn Preacher ExchangeBroad Street re-opening 31 October Hospital chaplaincy and League of FriendsChristmas 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.
Agenda included: Lay chair (vote at AGM), Finance, Christian Aid, Street Pastors, Lent talks 2016, Palm Sunday 2016, Tourism 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 May, Christian Aid week; donations may also be given direct to Christian Aid on-line
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 2016, Extending 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
Finance, Christmas servicesSE Lincolnshire Chaplaincy Christian Aid (Loose Change fortnight in October and Coffee evening 29/10), Street Pastors, Christmas Outreach, possibly 1-4 on Saturday 12 December, Festival Gardens, Lent talks 2016 with SWB on The Cross, Palm Sunday 2016, 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 [www.traidcraft.co.uk/media.ashx/church-action-press-release.pdf]
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.
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
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).