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 the Pastoral Area Penitential Service led by Bishop Peter was to held on 25th February in Corby
  • heard that there would be a Pastoral Area 24 hours for the Lord 4th – 5th March – more details to follow
  • agreed to display a large Year of Mercy banner inside St Edward’s
  • heard that the Diocesan Safeguarding Coordinator position was currently vacant, and that this may delay new DBS checks.
  • looked at a quote to refurbish the kitchen in St Edward’s hall and agreed to seek two more.
  • agreed to update the audio visual facilities in St Edward’s church
  • had a progress report on the remedial works at Holy Trinity
  • welcomed the news that a parishioner had volunteered to have training to give talks on behalf of Cafod
  • heard more about the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service on 23 January at St Edward’s at 3 pm with Bishop Peter
  • Accepted with thanks the UCM’s offer to make an opening donation to the Organ Fund to buy a new organ for St Edward’s
  • Has been told that the KSC will be holding a quiz on Sunday 13th March at 3 pm in St Edward’s hall

NEXT MEETING: 10 March at 8:00 pm in St Edward’s Hall.

All Welcome

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