Sunday, 28 January 2018

Felixstowe Ecumenical Lent Course 2018

This page contains the following materials for the 2018 Lent Course from Churches Together in Felixstowe:

Film Trailer
Links to the study materials you can download and print, or just view (pdf files)


BOOKLETS (pdf files)

Download and print the booklet (A5)

Large print version for those needing larger text and also for reading on tablets, computers and phones.

These books have been made available free,  for use on the course, so do share them with others.  They are never to be offered for profit.  

The material was put together by Rev Andrew Dotchin.  Copyright info in booklets

Walton Parish Nursing Health Fair 2018

Saturday 3rd March 10am to 3pm
The Trades and Labour Club, Walton
Free entry.  Refreshments

Many organisations will be represented

The three Walton Churches sharing their outreach community activities:-

(Maidstone Road Baptist, Seaton Road Methodist, St Mary’s Anglican Churches)

One Life Suffolk & NHS Health Check Team—blood pressure and cholesterol checks

ActivSuffolk and their Moving Forward project

Age UK

BASIC Life Charity

Blind Club/E.S.B.A

Building Community Capacity Officer

Community Dental Service

David Button Funeral Directors

Dementia Together

Disability Advice Service

East of England CoOp. Optical and Funeral Teams

Felgains -  Assisted Living Aids

Felixstowe Christians Against Poverty And Debt CAP

Felixstowe Listening Service

Fire Service and Police

Fizzability – Support Group for Working Age with Physical Disability


Home Instead

Hope Trust

Ipswich Hospital Chaplain  - Rev Tony Brookes

Level Two

Local Dementia Action Alliance

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Minor Injuries Unit

Osteoporosis Society

Parkinson’s Society

Suffolk Hearing Advisory Service/Hand in Hand Club

Suffolk MIND

Walton Parish Nursing

Wiltshire Farm Foods with free samples

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Who am I in Christ?

I am Accepted in Christ
John 1:12 I am God's child
John 15:15 I am Christ's friend
Romans 5:1 I have been justified
! Cor 6:17 I am united with the Lord and one with Him in spirit
1 Cor 6:20 I have been bought with a price, I belong to God
1 Cor 12:27 I am a member of Christ's body
Ephesians 1:1 I am a saint
Ephesians 1:5 I have been adopted as God's child
Ephesians 2:18 I have direct access to God through the Holy Spirit
Colossians 1:14 I have been redeemed and forgiven of all my sins
Colossians 2:10 I am complete in Christ
I am Secure in Christ
Romans 8:1-2 I am free forever from condemnation
Romans 8:28 I am assured that all things work together for good
Rom 8:33-34 I am free from any condemning charges against me
Romans 8:35 I cannot be separated from the love of God
2 Cor 1:21 I have been established anointed and sealed by God
Colossians 3:3 I am hidden with Christ in God
Philippians 1:6 I am confident that the good work God has begun in me will be perfected
Phil 3:20 I am a citizen of heaven
2 Timothy 1:7 I have not been given a spirit of fear but of power love and a sound mind
Hebrews 4:16 I can find grace and mercy in time of need
1 John 5:18 I am born of God and the evil one cannot touch me
I Am Significant in Christ
Matt5:13-14 I am the salt and light of the earth
John 15:1,5 I am a branch of the true vine, a channel of His life
John 15:16 I have been chosen and appointed to bear fruit
Acts 1:8 I am a personal witness of Christ's
1 Cor 3:16 I am God's temple
2 Cor 5:17-20 I am a minister of reconciliation
2 Cor 6:1 I am God's co-worker
Ephesisans 2:6 I am seated with Christ in the heavenly realm
Ephesians 2:10 I am God's workmanship
Ephesians 3:12 I may approach God with freedom and confidence
Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me
Taken from Living Free in Christ, by Neil Anderson ©1993 Regal Books

Friday, 19 January 2018

Walton Parish Nursing Prayer Diary February 2018

Welcome to the WPN Monthly Prayer Diary for February. Please use it in your daily devotions or in your church services or house groups to pray for the work of Walton Parish Nursing.
If you would like a printable version of this, it comes in two forms:

A5 booklet - you need to print it back to back

A4 sheet - can be back to back or as two pages.


Wendy Hubbard has returned as Parish Nursing Occupational Therapist. Contact details below.

Our second Health Fair will be held on Saturday 3rd March at the Felixstowe Trades and Labour Club 10am to 3pm. Do come and visit the stalls manned by many of our local community health and welfare organisations.

Contact us:

Lorna (Tues, Wed, Thur)          9am-4pm               07969 901001

John (Tues, Thurs)              8-30am-4-30pm        07909 888703

Wendy (Weds, Thurs)         8-30am-4-30pm          07925 255223

Thurs 1st
Please pray for new WPN volunteers to come forward especially for befriending and taking clients to WPN groups.
Fri 2nd
Please pray for the health fair preparation and publicity – there’s four weeks to go! Please pray that many groups will be represented.
Please pray for Lorna, our Parish Nurse.
Sun 4th
Pray for the liaison and relationships with other agencies to be profitable.
Mon 5th
Please pray for the ministry of Parish Nursing Ministries UK
Tue 6th
Pray for Health Drop at the Laydens and crafty morning today and particularly for additional people to join them.
Wed 7th
Please pray for the Chair Based Exercise Classes running at MRBC this morning.
Thur 8th
Pray for Management Team meeting; for wisdom in decisions made. Pray also for Fizzabilitys pamper afternoon today.
Fri 9th
Please pray for all those clients receiving healthy lifestyle consultations.
Sat 10th
Please pray for John, our Mental Health Nurse.
Sun 11th
Please pray for those who are involved in Sole Mates providing leg care and those receiving the care.
Mon 12th
Please pray for those volunteers who visit and help lonely people with health issues.
Tue 13th
Pray for the Health Drop-in at the pop up shop a.m. and No Labels p.m. which now meets on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month. Pray for the group to continue being a place of welcome and support and praise God for the volunteers who help there and those that have attended.
Wed 14th
Please pray for the Chair Based Exercise Classes running at MRBC this morning.
Thur 15th
Please pray for the Health Drop-in at Collimer Court which is held once a month.
Fri 16th
Please pray for Wendy, our PN Occupational Therapist.
Sat 17th
Please pray for those volunteers who visit and help lonely people with health issues.
Sun 18th
Give thanks for those volunteers willing to provide transport for clients to get to appointments and safety in their travels.
Mon 19th
The PNMUK Symposium is on 21-23rd. This year's focus is on professional practice in parish nursing, how it can be developed and how it can be sustained. Lorna and John will be attending this year. Pray that they will be encouraged
Tue 20th
Give thanks for Rev Wendy Smith and Winnie Mutum (PN volunteer) as they lead and support the crafty mornings group.
Wed 21st
Pray for the Walton Surgery Multidisciplinary Team meeting and new referrals to WPN from it.
Thur 22nd
Please pray for future planning of courses in falls prevention and healthy heart.
Fri 23rd
Please pray for Sandra Griffiths, Lorna’s Line Manager.
Sat 24th
Please pray for the continued spread of Parish Nursing around churches in the UK.
Sun 25th
Please pray for home visits that provide support, particularly respite care for family carers.
Mon 26th
Please pray that the planning for the Health Fair which will be in just a few days time on the 3rd March.
Tue 27th
Health Drop at the pop up shop this morning and No Labels in the afternoon.
Mon 28th
Please pray for our local Parish Nursing UK co-ordinator, Sheena Glanville.

Please send any feedback relating to this sheet to Rev Mark Reid

Unity Week Bonus Day

Felixstowe Dates for Unity week are a day shorter than the regular Week of Prayer for Christian Unity this year, which leaves us with this closing bonus reflection to complete the week and which rounds everything off very nicely.

The full pamphlet with all the reflections can be downloaded from the CTBI website

Unity Week Day 7 (21st January)

The full pamphlet with all the reflections can be downloaded from the CTBI website

Unity Week Day 6 (20th January)

 The full pamphlet with all the reflections can be downloaded from the CTBI website

Sunday, 14 January 2018

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Felixstowe Unity Week 2018: download resources

The theme of this year's Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is That All May Be Free and material for it are based on Exodus 15, a song of triumph over oppression, and have been produced by Christians in the Caribbean.  In Felixstowe, we are going to be observing the week between 15th and 21st January.    There are posts for our three main publicity items elsewhere on this blog, but pdf versions for printing are also available below as well as other resources

A4 poster download
A5 poster/flyer download

PowerPoint slide widescreen download (pptx)
PowerPoint standard download (pptx)
Image for websites (jpg image)

A4 pilgrmage route poster download
A4 united service poster download

The pamphlet "That all may be free" can be downloaded from CTBI here (pdf).  This has the daily devotions for the week.   Day 1 is the 15th for us, not the 18th.   Other materials are available from CTBI.   Most are downloadable.   We will put the daily devotions on this blog, the MRBC Facebook Page and on Twitter for others to use or share.

Felixstowe Unity Week 2018