Parish Forum Meeting 9th July, 2015

The Forum:

  • paid tribute to Mick Cully for his work for the parish
  • heard a presentation from the diocesan youth service and agreed to seek volunteers to be trained to run sessions for older teenagers using the youth catechism in the Autumn
  • heard a presentation by the diocesan Cafod representative and agreed to look for volunteers to help Goar, our parish rep, and to explore a fundraising cultural evening, possibly in November
  • heard that the beginning of baptism services may be held at Sunday Mass so that the community could join the celebration
  • heard that St John Ogilvie church in Corby would close in November
  • noted that the choir might be asked to learn some African hymns for occasional use at Mass
  • had an update on ecumenical issues, including that St Edward’s would host the main Week of Prayer for Christian Unity service in January and that it was hoped to start an inter faith forum
  • agreed to undertake survey work at Holy Trinity church and hall and to install new heaters in St Edward’s church

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

All Welcome

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