Notices for Sunday 17 March 2019

ANNOUNCEMENT OF MOVE It was announced on 10 February that our Team Rector, Revd Canon Sally Lodge, has been appointed Rector of Windsor in Oxford Diocese. Her last Sunday in Witham will be Sunday 5th May and she will be Instituted and Installed into her new post on Thursday 6th June.  A coach has been booked to take people to Windsor for this service. It will leave St Nicolas' Church at 2pm to give some personal time in historic Windsor before the service at 7.30pm. We expect to be back in Witham by 11pm. Please contact Ted Ellis to book a place or speak to Fiona Abbott in the Parish Office 01376 791548 for further information. First come, first served! 


LENT 2019:           

Lent Study Group: in the hall following Bishop Stephen’s book, “The Things He Carried” Wednesdays 10.00-11.15am from 13 March to 17 April. Everyone welcome. The book will be available to purchase if you wish. 

Lent Film Nights: at 7.30pm in St Nicolas’ Church. 21 March "Mary Magdalene"; 28th March "Paul, Apostle of Christ"; 4th April "The Life of Brian"

MEN'S BREAKFAST The next one will be held on Saturday 13 April from 9am at the White Hart PH, Newland Street, Witham. All welcome. Speak to Will Abbott for more information. 

CONFIRMATION:  Bishop Roger will be coming to St Nicolas Church on Sunday 14 July for a Confirmation service which will take place during our main 10am Parish Communion.  If you are thinking about being confirmed, please have a word with a member of the clergy.  We intend to hold a series of Open Evenings after Easter for those wishing to find out more about confirmation.

ELECTORAL ROLL REVISION:  This year we are required to fully revise the Electoral Roll. This means that even if you are currently listed on the Roll, you need to reapply.  The application form will shortly be available.  Please look out for it at the back of church.  Completion of the new Roll will be undertaken between 17 and 30 March.