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The evening ends at The Crown Inn where refreshments will be available.
Please come along and join in with this centuries old local event.

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Wreaths laid
in remembrance

At the Annual Parade at the Northwold War Memorial, wreaths were laid by the Royal British Legion, The Parish Council, The Church, The Women's Institute and The Sports and Social Club.
Led by the Legion banners the parade then went to the Church for the Remembrance service.


Keeping
you informed

The regular Homewatch column within Village Life is now providing an extra service to it's readers.
Just by emailing your details to

homewatch@northwold.net, you will receive regular Homewatch crime bulletin's supplied by Norfolk Constabulary.

Start 2003
with a blessing

At 7.30pm on Monday 6th January, the Plough Monday procession will leave St. Andrew's Church, Northwold for an evening of traditional entertainment.
The Rector will firstly bless the horse-drawn plough, and then the Molly Dancers will lead the procession to stop at the Village Hall, then down School Lane to another stop at the junction with Methwold Road, then more dancing and Mulled Wine at John Haylock's yard.

Church Diary
The following services are given for future reference.
However, circumstances may change and these details may need to be altered slightly.


December 2002

Sun 8th Advent 1
9.30am Service of the Word at Christ Church
11am Matins at St. Andrew's

Sun 15th Advent 2
11am Holy Communion at St. Andrew's
3pm Christingle Service in aid of the Children's Society at Christ Church
6.30pm Carols by Candlelight at St. Andrew's
(Christmas Tree Service)

Mon 16th 
7pm Carol Singing in Northwold - please meet outside Church.
(Refreshments afterwards)

Fri 20th 
7pm Carol Singing in Stoke Ferry - please meet outside Church.
(Refreshments afterwards)

Sun 22nd Advent 4
9.30am Holy Communion at All Saints'
11am Holy Communion at St. Andrew's
2.30-4pm Mince pies in St. Andrew's Church
4pm Crib and Carol Service at St. Andrew's
6.30pm Joint Carol Service with Stoke Ferry Methodists at the Methodist Chapel in Stoke Ferry.

Tues 24th Christmas Eve
3pm Crib and Carol Service at All Saints'
10pm Holy Communion at Christ Church

11.30pm Holy Communion at St. Andrew's

Wed 25th Christmas Day
9.30am Holy Communion at All Saints'
11am Holy Communion at St. Andrew's

Sun 29th First of Christmas
9.30am Service of the Word at All Saints'
11am Matins at St. Andrew's
2.30-4pm Mince pies in St. Andrew's Church

January 2003

Sun 5th Second of Christmas
(Celebration of The Epiphany)
9.30am Holy Communion at Christ Church
11am Holy Communion at St. Andrew's

Mon 6th Plough Monday
(and The Epiphany)
7.30pm Blessing of the Plough outside St. Andrew's Church

Sun 12th First of Epiphany
(Baptism of Christ)
9.30am Holy Communion at All Saints'
11am Holy Communion at St. Andrew's

Mon 13th 
7.30pm All Saints' PCC at The Vicarage

Thurs 16th 
7.30pm St. Andrew's PCC at The Garlands, 12 West End

Sun 19th Second of Epiphany 
9.30am Holy Communion at Christ Church
11am Holy Communion at St. Andrew's

Sun 26th Third of Epiphany
10.30am All Age Worship at All Saints'. Theme: "Journeys"

Thurs 30th 
7.30pm Christ Church PCC at Grange Farm

February 2003

Sun 2nd Fifth before Lent
The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)
9.30am Holy Communion at All Saints'
11am Holy Communion at St. Andrew's