PCC News - Issue 10
Articles in this issue...
Joyfully, merrily, lustily?
The Psalms are filled with exhortations for us to sing: most of these references are accompanied by adverbs such as ‘joyfully’, ‘merrily’, ‘lustily’.
Top tips for winter church maintenance
With winter now upon us there are some useful steps that we can undertake to minimise the risk of cold-weather related incidents.
Mission in the rhythm of rural life
In 2010 a new annual Southrepps Classical Music Festival was founded, centred on St. James Church.
Let the outreach – Shine!
Rather out of the blue, I received an email asking if I would write an article explaining how important music is to the act of worship, including comments on selection and delivery.
Using music on church premises
Church buildings can be used for many activities outside of regular times of worship and if any of these activities include the use of music you will need to ensure that the appropriate music performance licences are in place.
A reflection on budgeting
Sitting quietly watching around him, the Wise Old Owl observed their faces.
Alarming our church buildings
Churches across the Diocese have been suffering from a sustained spate of lead thefts. At its height, on average three to five churches were targeted every month.
All things bright and bootiful
More than 430 people attended a Medieval Weekend at Bressingham Church on the 5 and 6 of August.
Website systems which work for multi-parish benefice
We have been using Squarespace for over four years now, moving over to the platform from WordPress.
All creatures great and small!
It has been our tradition in the Benefice to hold a Service on Saint Francis of Assisi Day to which pets and their “owners” are invited.
Saving Knapton’s Angels
This Medieval church with its unique painted Flying Angels and Double Hammer Beamed Roof has been repaired to allow future generations to appreciate its craftsmanship and beauty.
A labour of love
St George Tombland is a 13th century grade 1 listed building and is one of eight medieval churches in the city still in regular use.
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