Stories from Saint Faith's

Follow the links below for stories posted on the site in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007

Stories from 2007

Sizzling in the Sunshine
Click here for pictures from the United Benefice barbecue on August 12th, 2007.
The 2007 Children's Holiday Clubs
Click here to see pictures from the week's activities at St Faith's and here for the fun  at St Mary's.
'The Man for the Ministry'
Click here for the story of Martin Jones's Ordination Day on July 1st.
Click here for the file of Martin's training bulletins and for Fr Neil's sermon, focussing on Martin, on the previous Sunday.
The Over-65s Holiday Club Week June 18th - 22nd
Click here to see pictures from the week and here for Ron Rankin's story. Follow this link to see what the first week was like (in 2006)
'If Wet, In The Hall'
Sunday 24th June saw the annual Sunday Schools' party... partly indoors, partly out!  Click here for words and pictures
Stations of the Resurrection

Click here for details of a new sequence of worship introduced at Easter 2007
Palm Sunday 2007
Click here for words and pictures from the Palm Sunday service on April 1st
Mothering Sunday 2007
Click here for words and pictures from this year's Mothering Sunday service
A.P.C.M. '07
Click here for a report on the St George's Day Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Oh yes it was!'
Click here
for the February 2007 United Benefice sell-out pantomime 'Cinderella'. Pictures, programme and video clips - and links to previous shows
The Word from Waterloo
Click here
for Fred Nye's words and pictures from the recent Waterloo Partnership expedition to Waterloo, Sierra Leone
The New Year Page 2007
Click here for poetry, prose and prayer to mark the turning of the year. Includes The Twelve Myths of Christmas (common misconceptions about the festive season)

Stories from 2006
Christmas Pages 2006
Click here to listen to our choir singing Christmas carols and music, here for details of services at Saint Faith's for Christmas 2006, here for illustrated pages of poetry to celebrate Christmas and the New Year, here for galleries of pictures from our Christmas services in 2003 and here for a sermon preached by Fr Neil at Christmas, 2003.
Advent Pages
Click here for poems, prayers and pictures for the season of Advent, here to listen to extracts from the 2006 Advent Carols Service and here for pictures of the 2006 United Benefice Senior Citizen's dinner.
Counting Down to Advent '06
Click here for the Craft and Activity Day story and pictures, and here for the Sunday Schools' Christmas Party and the Advent Sunday Toy Service.
Autumn Occasions '06
Click here for Fr Charles Billington's Jubilee celebrations, here for Fr Neil's licensing, here for the Last Night of the Proms concert, here for the Patronal Festival High Mass and Patronal concert, and here for the Harvest all-age service and evaluation meeting.
'All that Funeral Jazz'
Click here to see Bill Williams played out in style by his Panama Jazz Band on September 30th
Farewell to our Director of Music
Click here for the events of Ged Callacher's last day as our Director of Music
Click here for pictures from the end of season summer concert at St Faith's on August 26th - and Ged Callacher's swansong!
Holiday Club Happenings 2006
The story of the 2006 Holiday Clubs at St Faith's and at 
Click here for pictures from the 2006 over-65 club and the Sunday Schools' party
The Big Breakfast 2006
Click here for the story of the 2006 event to raise funds for the Waterloo Partnership
The Walsingham Gala
Click here to follow the full story of the Walsingham Gala Concert.

Images from Candlemass
Click here for pictures from the February 2006 High Mass for the Feast of the Presentation of Christ in the Temple

Stories from 2005 and earlier
'Fathers' Day'?
 Click here  for pictures of the 2005 Sunday Schools' Party ... and here for the Senior Citizens' Christmas Dinner
(Father Christmas and Father Neil attended both events!)
 Christmas Decorations!        
 Click here for words and pictures of  the CRAFT AND ACTIVITY DAY for children of the United Benefice Sunday Schools on Saturday, November 26th.   
All Souls 2005
Click here for links to pictures from the Solemn Mass of All Souls night at St Faith's, highlights of the service and the list of those remembered at our altars during the month of November.
Red Letter Day Report
Click here for words and pictures from the October 6th 2005 Patronal Festival High Mass at Saint Faith's
Click here for regularly updated information about our patron saint and churches throughout the world dedicated in her name
Helping the Harvest in Bangladesh
The Harvest Festival services at our churches this year focussed on Christian Aid's efforts to help the needy people of Bangladesh.  Follow this link to read about it and see the Order of Service

  Showing the Flag
  at Saint Mary's!

   Follow this link for words and
   patriotic pictures from the annual
'Last Night of the Proms'
   extravaganza held in our sister
   Church on September 24th 2005.

Summertime Sizzling for Medic Malawi

Follow this link for pictures from a fund-raising summer barbecue in the Vicarage garden

Making Poverty History
Follow this link for words and prayers in the context of the G8 summit, and St Faith's Mass for Justice

'If Wet, in the Hall...!'
Follow this link for a report on the June 2005 Sunday Schools party ... when rain didn't stop play!

'The Food and Drink of Eternal Life'
Follow this link for the 2005 Corpus Christi celebrations and the licensing of Fr Mark Waters

The Saturday Scramble
Follow this link to read about the Sierra Leone Big Breakfast - and the dash to the midday concert

Hunger and Thirst after Righteousness...?
Follow this link for pictures of the 2005 Ascension Day breakfast at Saint Faith's

Remembering John Taylor
Follow this link for a tribute to a faithful member of our church, and a ceilidh held in his memory

Meeting People
Follow this link to read a report on the Annual Parochial Church Council meeting of April 22nd

Saint Mary's Picture Gallery
Follow this link for pages of pictures of our sister church

In Memoriam Pope John Paul II
Follow this link to read tributes to the late Pope

The Capper Collation
Follow this link for our previous Vicar's Installation as a Canon of Norwich Cathedral in February 2005

'Who's a Pretty Boy, Then?'
Follow this link to read a 'Footnote' about Kevin, the parrot and the Men's Group Retreat!

'Who Went to Walsingham in 1958?'
We thought it was a Saint Faith's party - but it probably wasn't! Follow this link...

Looking back on the BBC visit
Follow this link for the story of two televised services from St Faith's in Advent 2004.

'The Man for the Ministry'
Follow this link to read bulletins from MARTIN JONES, our latest ordination candidate.

Charity Fun Day The Charity Fun Day held on 13th July 2002.

A Tribute to Lord Runcie   Words and pictures in memory of the late Lord Runcie of Cuddesdon, a member of St Faith's in his youth and a faithful friend of the church throughout his life, including the text of the sermon preached at his funeral in St Albans Cathedral.

Othe pages of possible interest...

History   A brief outline of the development of our church in its first century. See the 'Resource Documents' link below for a fuller account.

Resource Documents Access to various documents linked to the Christian faith which have been produced by members of St Faith`s or which are associated with St Faith`s in some way, including the 1975 history of St Faith`s, dissertations by members of St Faith`s and sermons.

The Parish Registers Transcriptions in Adobe Acrobat pdf format of the parish marriage, baptism and confirmation registers for the first 100 years.

Go to the Recent Happenings page for the events of late 2007 and after


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