Shortage of Priests, Whole Parish Meeting 21st March, 2017

WHOLE PARISH OPEN MEETING Shortage of Priests 21st March 2017 Present: Canon John, Fr Pius, Deacon Keith and 15 parishioners Opening prayer led by Canon John. The Shortage of Priests in Context: Canon John noted this was a period of great change in the Church and that it had a history of overcoming challenges. He […]

Parish Meeting, 15th February 2017

WHOLE PARISH OPEN MEETING Present: Canon John, Fr Pius, Danny Cannon (Chair) and 28 parishioners Opening prayer led by Canon John. Soup Kitchen: Canon Lesley McCormack from St Peter & St Paul Church was welcomed to the meeting. Canon Lesley spoke about the establishment of their soup kitchen that had been operating for two years. […]

Parish Forum Meeting 10th March, 2016

The Forum heard: more about the plans for the Parish Mission (14 – 19 May) to be conducted by the Franciscan Friars and Sisters of the Renewal that the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service at St Edward’s had been well received by other churches, and the UCM were thanked for their contribution that […]

Parish Forum Meeting 12th November, 2015

The Forum: heard that St John Ogilvie Church was to remain open noted that the proposed Interfaith Forum had been supported by many churches and was likely to go ahead heard that Churches Together was exploring with Kettering Council ways in which support could be given to refugees agreed that the parish mission should be […]

Parish Forum Meeting 14th January, 2016

The Forum: Decided to give more thought to the Parish Mission (15 – 22 May) at its next meeting noted that the progress was being made in establishing an Interfaith Forum heard that the Diocesan celebration for married couples was to be held on 13th February in Luton (see posters in each church) noted that […]

Parish Forum Meeting 10th September, 2015

The Forum: agreed to support the establishment of an Interfaith Forum noted the improved lighting in St Edward’s agreed that it would be necessary to reintroduce Services of Word and Holy Communion led by Deacon Keith at each church once a month asked for ideas on preparing for the Parish Mission with the Franciscans of […]