Key Items – Woodbridge Deanery Synod – Tuesday 17 November 2015

Key Items – Woodbridge Deanery Synod – Tuesday 17 November 2015

Growing in Number: Mel Spurling and Helen Shand shared with Synod a wide ranging comprehensive and honest account of their experience of Mission Shaped Ministry and Fresh Expressions in church life

– There was a relaxing of Faculty requirements if work was indicated in a Quinquennial report

– Revd Paul Hambling (welcomed back to the Deanery) and Juliet Johnson were ratified as members of the Pastoral Committee

– Grateful thanks were expressed to Tim Allen who was standing down from General Synod after 15 years

Notable Dates 2015

Sunday 22 November: Farewell services in Shottisham and Sutton as Revd Judith Andrews retires. The thanks and good wishes of Synod go with her.

Saturday 28 November: Journey of the Magi performed by Springs Dance Company at Farlingaye High School 7pm. Details from Nicola Lumley at St John’s, Woodbridge

Notable Dates 2016

Saturday 23 April: 7.30pm Snape Maltings. Performance by Jacqui Dankworth with all ticket sales going to the Centenary Fund

Synod Meetings – 2016

Wednesday 16 March – Sutton Memorial Hall: The Migrant Crisis

Tuesday 14 June – Clopton Village Hall: Mental Health issues