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Remembrance Sunday (Sunday, 12th November)

The annual Act of Remembrance will take place at the War Memorial (outside St Andrew’s Church) at 11.00 am on Sunday, 12th November 2006. A wreath will be laid and two minutes silence observed. This will follow on from the usual 10.00 am Eucharist service in church. Anyone is welcome to attend the War Memorial at this time whether, or not, they…

Farewell to Antje

It’s with sadness that we bid farewell to Antje Schwartau. We’re grateful for all the help and encouragement you’ve been over the past year, and we’ll miss you greatly, and wish you every blessing and happiness.Antje can still be contacted at antjeschwartau@web.de.

Pets’ Service

Not many people know the RSPCA was founded by a clergyman. Issues of animal welfare remain dear to the hearts of many Christians. The Pets’ Service on September 30th was an ecumenical occasion, which drew local dog owners, who exercise their dogs on the recreation ground. We were also delighted to have three visiting PAT dogs (Pets as Therapy). Thanks to all…

New Lay Ministers

On October 15th in Ely Cathedral Mick and Pam Lumsden, along with over 100 others, were authorised as lay ministers as part of a new initiative for Ely Diocese. These people are from parishes all over the diocese, and are ordinary Christians who have felt called to serve God in a specific ministry, such as music, pastoral, children’s work, youth or administration.…