|Open the Book Training Day
Saturday 7 March 10am-3pm, Whitton Church Hall Ipswich.
Open the Book is a highly successful national project presenting the Bible in accessible and enjoyable ways in our local schools. The workshop is suitable for beginners and experts. Email email@example.com to book. £5 per person or just £10 for a team of three or more. To find out more about Open the Book, visit the website.
Musical Instrument Amnesty
All Hallows Church, Ipswich are looking for donations of unwanted musical instruments. Size is no object – anything from a recorder to a trombone, an ocarina to a set of drums. If you feel able to donate it, it will be used to engage young people and connect them to the church. Email Revd Angela Oakey-Jones if you are able to help.
‘Alongside Mark’ is the theme for a series of Lent lectures being held in the Lecture Room at St Edmundsbury Cathedral. For details, as well as information on this year’s Lent Addresses to mark the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, see the February edition of the Cathedral eZine.
Share a Prayer with BBC Radio Suffolk
Jon Wright, the new Sunday morning presenter on BBC Radio Suffolk is looking for churches to take part in a new feature. All you need is an iPhone or iPad to record some members of the congregation sharing some short prayers which he will then play on the radio. Full instructions will be given. This is a great opportunity for your church to reach a wide audience and make prayer more visible. To take part email firstname.lastname@example.org.
· Chaplain Ipswich School (Closing date 30 January)
· Click to download February’s East Anglican Magazine
· Click to download the February Cathedral Ezine
Forthcoming Events / Services
Ipswich Deaf Church, Sunday 8 February, St Nicholas Centre.
Living Faith in Suffolk Taster Sessions
A collection of resources to help you and your church to become more confident in Christian faith. To book on to one of our four taster sessions in February or March, which will introduce some of the material in our Living Faith in Suffolk Series, see the website for more details. The taster sessions are ideal for church or house group leaders.
Dying to Live Book Launch, Thursday 28 January, 6-8pm, St Nicholas Centre Ipswich
St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Sunday 1 February 10am
St John the Evangelist, Bury St Edmunds, Monday 2 February 6.30pm.
Candlelit procession and sung Eucharist followed by a party.
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