Zacchaeus had a bad reputation; as a tax collector he got rich by cheating people. And the fact that Jesus spent the night at his house shocked the religious community. We’re not privy to what Jesus...
After enjoying your bacon butty from the St. Mary’s Church Saturday Café, please join us on a car-share outing to the stained glass repair studio in nearby Great Moulton where the cracks (visible above) caused by the moving tracery are being repaired.
(Traditional for many anyway. Traditional in a church setting seems to mean 'old language' or 'versions of the words you can sing to the old Merbecke tunes', or 'language I hated when I was forced to attend as a child but now it sounds poetic'. Not that I'm complaining about old tunes - I love the plainsong chants of old. I don't know what other word I'd use but 'traditional' to me implies, 'like we did when I was a child', but the ways I grew up with as a child are not with thee's and thou's or the King James Version or Our Father which art in heaven - I became a Christian 40 years ago when the 'new' Lord's Prayer came in. This should be on a blog, not on a noticeboard. I must find out how to do that. Still, in the mean time - gregorian chant and a beautiful service await you in Quidenham on the 30th :-)
Fridays 6.15- 7.15 pm (term time)
For Children up to 9 years. Bible stories, quizzes, songs, games & craft activities. Meets at Rowencroft, Kenninghall Road, Banham.
Contact: Steve & Gill Eggleton 01953 887579
9th October - Messy Harvest
St Mary's, Banham
If you would like to get involved or help please contact :
Kate: 01953 888 862
More Messy Dates:
11th December - Messy Carols
St Mary's, Banham
Every third Tuesday of the month
Tea, cakes and a friendly chat.
Come and relax at
The Quidenham Reading Room Coffee Morning 10.30am - 12noon
St. Mary's Church Cafe, Banham 10am - 12noon 1st Saturday of each month
FOOD BANK There is a collection point at the church for non-perishable items such as tinned and dried goods for the Waveny Food Bank. The food is distributed to people in crisis in many areas from the Diss centre. Please help if you can spare something.
The Church Rooms are used regularly for events in the village ie. Scouts, Art Club, Children's Parties, Photographyu, Table top sales, Coffee Mornings, PCC meetings, Monthly Whist, Mardle afternoon, Karate, Wine and Social Club, Green Rights and other occasions such as Funerals, Weddings, Sunday School.
If you would like to book the venue please ring
Lydia Darrah 01953 861360
UCB Prayerline is all about bringing God into the equation of your life. This confidential service is available to you whoever you are and whatever background you come from. Trained Christian volunteers will take your call and pray for you and with you.
Or, call our Prayerline on 0845 456 7729 (UK local rate call)