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Harvest Festival

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It was wonderful to see the church decorated for Harvest Festival. A small team of volunteers had worked hard to make it look colourful and seasonal. At the service, Mary told us the story of Johnny Appleseed and asked us to perhaps emulate him as an example of sharing. We were pleased to see the […]

Easter Walk – take 2 – Trinity on tour (?)

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A group of around 17 people – young and not so young, plus dogs enjoyed each others company in a bracing walk along south Lowestoft promenade and beach front, from the South Pier to Pakefield. Afterwards we chatted over tea/coffee and cake at a seafront cafe. It is good to spend time in fellowship. There […]

Easter at Trinity

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It was uplifting to join with regular congregation and visitors to celebrate Easter. The church looked great. The flower arrangers – just one of the groups of volunteers who keep Trinity and it’s life running – had made some wonderful arrangements. There are some views below. Apologies for the quality of some of the photo’s […]

Mothering Sunday and Calling Lazarus…..

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It was great to have a family service celebrating ‘Mothers’ (and Fathers). We were able to hand out posies to all thr congregation who wanted one. Then in one of the following week’s services we encouraged some of our young people (and others young in mind if not in years) to help cover Lazarus in […]

Christmas Charity Stockings Donations

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Every Christmas we hang up four stockings to collect monies at our various events for four different charities. THE  CHRISTMAS  STOCKING  DONATIONS ‘Medecins Sans Frontieres’  £296.62          ‘Nelson’s Journey’   £257.76 ‘Shelter’    £207.56                       ‘Fishermen’s Mission’    £196.71                       Thank you for the donations that were made.

Friends from Harleston House

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Each week we are joined by friends from Harleston House – a care home adjacent to the church. We greatly welcome their involvement in our services and are very appreciative of the effort the care staff go to to enable residents attend our services. As well as joining in our services and events they hold […]

Happy New Year (if it’s not too late)

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Happy New Year and special thank you’s to all those people who made Trinity such a special place over the Christmas period. As always the church looked terrific – beautifully decorated and welcoming. We were delighted to welcome friends old and new to the events and services. We had our annual Carol and Mince Pie event […]

Lots of Advent and Christmas activity underway – including Play Group Nativity

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All of the regular activities took place last week and in addition, the playgroup performed their traditional Nativity Play to a very appreciative audience of friends, family and church members, culminating with everyone singing ‘We Wish You a Merry Christmas’. On Saturday the stewards held their monthly meeting discussing, amongst other things, all of the […]

Another successful Quiz night – time for fellowship

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Around 70 ‘quizzers’ sat down to 10 rounds of 10 questions. Ably led by our friend Sheila Blowers from Norwich. Half-way through we replenished energy levels with fish (cod) and chips, bread and butter, teas and coffees. A fun and friendly night – questions are always pitched so there are some easier ones, some more […]

Harvest Festival and Macmillan Coffee Morning

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It was lovely to celebrate Harvest with 8o friends and visitors followed by a ploughmans lunch for around 30 people. The church looked beautiful – decorated with produce, flowers and decorations by a small group of volunteers. All the produce was donated to the Food Bank. Amongst all the beloved traditional harvest hymns we also […]

Quick catch up on events over the last quarter

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During the last quarter, Trinity has again enjoyed a variety of events and worship. Around the time of the Queen’s 90th birthday, several groups held celebrations; the playgroup held a party, there was a garden party at the home of two of our members, raising funds to help with the general upkeep of the church […]

Easter 2016

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Easter events this year reflected both sadness and joy. During each day of Holy Week we were led in a time of reflection, prayer and music as we sat around the foot of the cross. it was both spiritual and moving. It was also hugely pleasing to welcome church friends from other parts of the […]

Mothering Sunday

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It was great to see friends old and new at the Mothering Sunday service here on 6th March. As is the custom here at Trinity around 100 small posies of daffodils and greenery were distributed amongst the congregation. The posies were made by a small and enthusiastic team the previous day.

Trinity shared meal and family film

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In early February a goodly number of us got together to share fellowship, a family film and a ‘bring and share’ meal. It was a new direction for us – we have historically had a New Year Party – however, the feedback has been positive and people have said we should do it again during the year. So, […]

An enjoyable Christmas at Trinity

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As usual, Christmas was a very busy but rewarding time at Trinity. Beginning at the end of November with a Christmas Coffee Morning, where several super Christmas hampers were raffled off whilst warm fellowship took place amongst both regular worshippers and other visitors. Over the next couple of weeks many volunteers helped to decorate the […]

A reflective Remembering Service

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On Sunday 1st November, known to some as All Saints Day and to others as All Souls Day, there was a short Service of Remembering in the afternoon at Trinity. The congregation of around 70 people included many of the families of people whose funerals have been led by Rev. C.Kennell and Rev. R. Soanes. […]

Worship Service 25 October

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We were absolutely delighted to welcome David, Anne and Bob to help with our service on the 25th October. With a combination of piano playing (Rev Christine), Sax and Guitar (David), clarinet and piano (Anne) and Electric Guitar (Bob) plus their superb voices it was a real pleasure to have their input to the praise […]

Fish & Chip Supper and Quiz October 2015

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It was with great pleasure over 60 ‘quizzers’ came together for an evening of fun and fellowship and not forgetting the fish and chips. There was a lovely mixture of ages and skills (!). All ably led by Sheila from Norwich who provided the 10 categories of 10 questions. The feedback was very positive and […]

Harvest Festival

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It was lovely to welcome nearly 70 friends old and new to our Harvest Festival Service. People felt it was one of our biggest ‘collections’ of produce in many years – perhaps as we had used the Food Bank as the focus for our giving. The happy and lively service was followed by our Church […]

As usual lots going on…..

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As we move through the Summer period work continues unabated at Trinity. Although congregations shrink slightly as people take well earned holidays we also welcome visitors as they join us for our services both at Trinity and at our sister church at Corton. We also have welcomed new worshippers and also said goodbye to some […]

Brass Band Weekend – a great success

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It was a huge pleasure to welcome the National Methodist Youth Brass Band to Trinity. It was a very successful weekend, welcoming visitors from far afield to both the concert (around 140 people) and the Sunday Morning Service (around 120 people). It was a pleasure to hear both the music and the personal stories of […]

Coastline Singers Concert

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We were recently lucky enough to welcome back the Coastline Singers, who entertained an appreciative audience with a Spring Concert consisting of a wide variety of songs, both well known and not so well known. They brought with them their friends the Oulton Broaders’ quintet and the Treble Clef trio, who added to the variety […]

Trinity Playgroup – Ofsted Report

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The Trinity Playgroup have now had their Ofsted report (which is available online) and the parents have been informed. They have been given a grade 2/’Good’ across the board, so sincere congratulations from Trinity to the staff and the children.

Leprosy in Nepal

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We welcomed Linda Culwick a worship leader from Reydon near Southwold to take a special service just after Easter when we heard about the work of the Leprosy mission in Anandaban in Nepal. The congregation were pleased to make a retiring collection and around £120 was sent to the charity. In addition, over the last […]

Easter services

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It was a pleasure welcoming friends old and new to the range of our Easter Services and activities during Lent. As part of the build up to Easter on Maundy Thursday (the Thursday of the week before Easter Sunday) around 40 people including friends from other Methodist churches in the Lowestoft area joined together in a […]

Latest News: Celebrating Caring

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On Sunday 1st March we shared the delight of commissioning during our morning Communion Service our new Pastoral Visitors’ team. Each of these has completed our agreed training sessions, and has been appointed to their role by the Church Council. During the service we  listened to the story of the Prodigal Son, and reflecting on […]

Easter—29 March and 5th April

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Join us to celebrate Easter. The Rev Christine Kennell will lead us in the service. The service on Palm Sunday, 29 March, will be led by our Stewards and Worship Leaders. In the week preceding Easter (Holy Week), we will be inviting people to half hour meditations on the Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 […]

Fish and Chip Supper and Quiz

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We had a great time in early February trying something new for us – a Fish and Chip Supper and Quiz. We needn’t have worried. It was a very enjoyable evening. Eight teams of up to six people used all their brain cells to answer questions over ten rounds ranging from, TV and Films to […]

Concert of Christian Music – Brian Adams and Fiona Simpson

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On 28th November we welcomed and hosted Brian and Fiona who played and sung a range of enjoyable, uplifting and inspiring songs. Their music is inspired by their Christian Faith and the concert included personal testimony as well as moving as well as humorous songs. As well as being a very enjoyable evening for the just under […]

Congratulations to the Café Team!

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On Friday 24th October, at the Lowestoft in Bloom award ceremony, the church’s Community Triangle Garden won a Gold Award and the Rev. TrinityTwiggs (the scarecrow, who for several weeks appeared at various places in and around the church) won a bronze award in the Scarecrow Competition! Jenny, Margaret and Alan were on hand to […]

Harvest Celebrations

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On Saturday 20th September, there was a wide variety of talent on display, beginning in the morning with some artistic  volunteers gathering to decorate the Church beautifully with flowers, fruit, vegetables and pictures for the Harvest  celebrations. The Community Café’s friendly scarecrow, Rev TrinityTwiggs, was also welcomed into the church, watching down over  everyone from […]

Bad News and Good News!

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Sadly in July one of the benches in the Community Triangle Garden was stolen, along with another one from the Maritime Museum in Sparrow’s Nest Gardens. However, the bench is soon to be replaced, as the two local councillors, Keith Patience and Janet Craig, who were instrumental in gaining some of the grants to fund the […]

Special Service of Remembering

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On Sunday 2nd  November, over 50 people attended a special Service of Remembering, led by Rev. R. Soanes and Rev. C. Kennell, where many of the congregation had come to remember and give thanks for loved ones who had died. It was a very moving service that had a very peaceful atmosphere, created by carefully chosen […]

Chair of the District—Rev Julian Pursehouse

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On Sunday 5th October, the morning service was led by Rev Julian Pursehouse,  the recently installed Chairman of the East Anglian Methodist District. This was his first preaching appointment in Lowestoft  and  was followed in the afternoon by a chance to share in conversation with him at South Lowestoft Methodist Church. It was good to welcome him […]