Village News: Burgh le Marsh

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CONCERT - Don’t forget the annual Alford Silver Band concert in the WI Hall this Saturday, March 16 at 7pm.

Tickets cost £5 and are available from any of the community complex committee or on the door.

DEBT - Burgh Community Debt Advice Centre has trained advisers to offer free advice ranging from simple budgeting to cases of insolvency, including Debt Relief Orders, Individual Voluntary Arrangements and Bankruptcy.

To arrange a free confidential interview and see if they can help, telephone 01754-811595.

DINNER - The Heritage Group committee annual dinner is this Monday, March 18 at 6.30pm for 7pm in the Windmill Restaurant.

There is a choice of a two course menu at £12.95 or three courses at £15.95. Both menus are inclusive of coffee.

If any member has not yet put their name down and would like to attend then telephone 01754 811375.

This will be the last event in the current programme of events,

The meetings will resume again in the autumn.

LINE DANCING - This popular yet informal group lines up for footwork, friendship and fun at Burgh Baptist Church on Wednesdays at 2pm.

For more details contact Margaret on 01754 810081.

NURSING - Parish Nursing at Burgh Baptist Church is held on Fridays from 10am to 11.45am.

All are welcome to pop in for a check-up, support or prayer with Nurse Mandy and the team (no appointment necessary), or just to enjoy a chat over coffee and scones.

PRAYER - Burgh Parish church hosted this years Women’s World Day of Prayer service.

The theme, written by the Christian Women of France, was ‘I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me’.

The welcome was given by Father Terry Steele, who was particularly pleased to welcome back his predecessor the Revd Brian Newton from Boston, who was accompanied by his wife, Mary.

Representatives of the other churches took part in the service, which was led by Margaret Adams and the Narrator was Joan Middleton.

The address was given by Moira Goddard, children’s worker/co-ordinator, from Holy Trinity Church, Boston. The soloist was Janet Moseley. Refreshments were served at the close.

STATIONS - Stations of the Cross will take place in the parish church of St Peter and Paul, on Monday, March 18 at 6pm.

TEAR FUND - The International Christian charity Tear Fund will be highlighted in the service on Sunday, March 24 at 10.30am at Burgh Baptist Church.

After the service, an optional ‘hunger lunch’ of soup and a bread roll will be offered, with proceeds going to support the charity’s work.

For more details, or to confirm attendance at the hunger lunch, ring Colin on 01754 811260.