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 the Renewal 15 – 22 May 2016
  • heard that John Ogilvie is currently under the parish of Our Lady’s, Corby, but may in time be taken on by the Polish Community
  • agreed to look at ways of improving the kitchen in St Edward’s hall and funding Food Hygiene training for parishioners
  • heard that the parish’s finances are currently OK
  • heard more about remedial work needed at Holy Trinity church
  • heard plans for a parish social to be held on the afternoon of 20 December
  • agreed to look for more younger readers to replace those going to university
  • thought about how we could respond to Pope Francis’ plea for every parish to provide shelter for a refugee family

NEXT MEETING: 12 November at 8:00 pm in St Edward’s Hall.

All Welcome

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