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[13 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on An appeal | ]

An appeal

Faith was never so beautiful as when it has it’s working clothes on. James 2:14-18.

An appeal from Sudbury Community Kitchen. We are a sub group of the Sudbury Market Town Partnership.

Our aim is to reach out and support those in need in a very practical way. We intend to begin by feeding people (soup and bread to begin with); it is here that we appeal for your help.

Due to circumstances beyond our control we have lost our venue. We ..read more

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[14 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Tackling funeral poverty | ]

Tackling funeral poverty: time for the churches to act

Teresa Bishop draws this to our attention. See details.

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[4 Jun 2015 | Comments Off on Understanding Islam – a visit to Muslim Friday prayers. | ]

Understanding Islam – a visit to Muslim Friday prayers.

On 22nd May 10 of us from local churches, including 2 retired ministers and 2 women, were invited to observe local Muslims at worship. It was a very moving experience – see our responses . See also the Muslim Council of Britain statement on ISIS, which is fully supported by Imam Bashir.

I welcome questions or comments. Just phone or email.

Jill Pullan ,rojill@aol.com   01787 372482

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[14 Apr 2015 | Comments Off on A thought on the election. | ]

A thought on the election.

A few weeks ago Bishop Graham of Norwich Cathedral in his BBC Radio 4 morning slot talked of the transient nature of the election vote X and the eternal X of the Easter message.

Our country seems to be ruled by election promises that are rarely kept and few bring about real changes of truth and justice in our country. Only by turning to Jesus can promises and justice prevail.

In fact David Cameron went to great lengths ..read more

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[11 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Sudbury Fairtrade Town Steering Group | ]

Sudbury Fairtrade Town Steering Group

The minutes of the recent meeting are attached.

Reminder – Fairtrade Fortnight 23rd February to 8th March.

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[11 Feb 2015 | Comments Off on Stop SEN Closures in Suffolk | ]

Stop SEN Closures in Suffolk

The threat to the Specialist Support Centres in Suffolk schools is especially pertinent to us in Sudbury with St Gregory’s Primary where there is an exceptionally well run SSC – please consider signing the petition below.

Greg Webb

 

Dear Supporter

Joanna and I would like to thank you so very much for supporting our campaign to stop Suffolk County Council closing all ‘Specialist Support Centres’ for SEN children. Your signature and efforts in sharing this petition has helped us ..read more

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[17 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Sudbury Fairtrade website | ]

Sudbury Fairtrade website, from John Boardman

Have a peek at the new look town website! sudburyfairtrade.org.uk.

Many thanks to Chris Ryall and Anne-Marie.

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[17 Sep 2014 | Comments Off on Harvest | ]

Harvest

Harvest time is upon us again.  Last year many churches and schools donated their harvest food to Storehouse which really helped us to provide food throughout the winter months to those in need in our community.  If you are thinking of donating again this year, you can find some useful resources and information at http://www.stourvalleyvineyard.org/harvest-2014

Thank you. Beryl Worvell, Storehouse Team Leader.

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[7 Aug 2014 | Comments Off on Gaza | ]

Gaza

Attached is a letter sent on behalf of local ministers and others to the Foreign Secretary, Rt. Hon. Philip Hammond MP.

Tim Yeo MP has replied: “I share the concerns which you express and will make sure that the Foreign Secretary is aware of this.”

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[8 Jul 2014 | Comments Off on Sudbury Health Centre | ]

Sudbury Health Centre

Richard Titford writes …

… Almost predictably, further to what I said at the recent CTIS&D meeting at Great Cornard, the opening date for the new Sudbury Health centre has been postponed until 17th October.  It is unfortunate, but not the end of the world.