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 about community within the overarching theme of the Year of Mercy – and that all parish groups should think about how to reflect the Year of Mercy in their work
  • considered launching an appeal for a new organ for St Edward’s
  • thought about more ways of supporting parishioners who are no longer able to attend church
  • agreed to produce a plan for improving the kitchen in St Edward’s hall
  • heard that the parish’s finances are currently OK
  • heard more about remedial work needed at Holy Trinity church
  • noted that Bishop Peter was to lead a penitential service in the Pastoral Area in February, probably in Corby
  • agreed to replace the hearing loop system in St Edward’s and to look at improved audio visual facilities
  • heard more about the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service on 23 January at St Edward’s at 3 pm with Bishop Peter
  • noted that the noticeboards should only be used with the permission of the clergy
  • heard about progress with the new Youth Music Group

NEXT MEETING: 14 January at 8:00 pm in St Edward’s Hall.

All Welcome

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