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[24 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Prayer update & Zoom Prayer Meeting | ]

Ruth Ridge has set up an email prayer network to circulate requests, resources, and good news stories that are sent to her. In addition, Zoom Prayer Meetings are now happening on Saturday mornings. If you would like to be part of this group, please email Ruth on: ruthkridge@gmail.com . Ruth usually sends out updates on Fridays.

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[24 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on CTiSD AGM | ]

Although we were originally hoping to hold an AGM before Christmas, current COVID guidelines mean that we are now looking towards mid-January for our meeting, which will probably be a mix of physical and virtual (guidelines permitting).  In the mean-time, please do read the attached Annual report.  Please also find attached a nomination form for CTiSD officers and some job descriptions.  Please look at this and reflect prayerfully whether you feel that you might be able to serve in any ..read more

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[24 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Follow that sheep! | ]

From Ruth Ridge

We are hoping to organise an Advent trail around the Sudbury area using knitted sheep as a safe way of letting the community know that the churches are still active and as a pointer towards the real story of Christmas. We therefore need as many knitted sheep as possible (hopefully at least 99!).

If you would be able to knit a sheep, a pattern is attached, however feel free to use your own pattern if you would rather, ..read more

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[24 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Notelets of Sudbury | ]

As our Family Fair had to be cancelled, we are looking at alternative ways of fundraising. As a result we are selling sets of 12 different notelets – all beautiful Sudbury scenes photographed by John Harris – see samples above. They are being sold at the bargain price of £6 per pack and will make ideal Christmas presents for friends and relatives. If you would like to order some, please email gillian.phillips@gmx.co.uk  with your name, address and ..read more

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[24 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Nominate Ministry of Music for a £1,000 donation! | ]

From Roger Pullan

Mike Maidment, who was Manager of Eden’s Youth Project for several years, and now runs a charity which organises Christian music events, has invited support to keep going at a time when bookings, and thus income, are down. One way is to nominate Ministry of Music for a cash award, as explained in the letter below. It just takes a couple of minutes.

Mike did a great job at Eden’s, and now his Christian music ministry is much appreciated ..read more

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[24 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Operation Christmas Child | ]

This information came direct from the East of England Regional manager and supplements David Ford’s recent notices.

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOXES LEAVE FOR BELARUS

Even During the Coronavirus Pandemic, Everyone Can Bless a Child in Need

The first lorry-load of Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes packed online has already been assembled by our team, and despatched for Belarus to reach excited children in need in time for Christmas!

Each gift-filled shoebox is a box of hope and a great way to share the love of ..read more

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[24 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on County Broadband Sudbury Launch | ]

I have been asked to make you aware of this. MS.

Sudbury could join the UK’s top broadband speeds as world-class full-fibre infrastructure is earmarked for the town

Community leaders are urging residents in Sudbury to back proposals to build a new full-fibre network unveiled by County Broadband which aims to transform the town’s digital connectivity into one of the most fastest and reliable in the UK.

Around 8,000 homes are earmarked to receive the service and have been added to the community ..read more

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[17 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Prayer update & Zoom Prayer Meeting | ]

Ruth Ridge has set up an email prayer network to circulate requests, resources, and good news stories that are sent to her. In addition, Zoom Prayer Meetings are now happening on Saturday mornings. If you would like to be part of this group, please email Ruth on: ruthkridge@gmail.com . Ruth usually sends out updates on Fridays.

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[17 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on Time to Pray | ]

The leaflet for the four weeks from Sunday 22 November can be found here .

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[17 Nov 2020 | Comments Off on P.S. Operation Christmas Child update for England | ]

From David Ford.

Further to the notice in last week’s news letter, I have managed to obtain the following information regarding your possible donation together with your box. The boxes will be removed from the collection depot at Monks Eleigh and submitted to the usual search and any donations will be removed and dealt with as in past years

Let’s pray that there will be a flood of boxes from this C.T.i.S.& D.