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Prayer week is opportunity for reflection

PUBLISHED: 14:00 20 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:12 20 January 2013

St John's Church, Felixstowe, will host the Unity Service today.

St John's Church, Felixstowe, will host the Unity Service today.

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CHURCHES across Felixstowe are taking part in a week of prayer with events at different places of worship for people to pray for the world, their community and enjoy times of personal reflection.

The week – which runs until Friday, January 25 – is organised by the Churches Together in Felixstowe movement.

Today, Sunday, January 20, there will be a Unity Service at 6.30pm at St John’s Church, Orwell Road, when people from the different congregations and denominations will contribute.

Opening prayers for the prayer week took place at St Felix Catholic Church, Gainsborough Road, with mass followed by a Christian Aid lunch.

From Monday, January 21 to Friday, January 25, from 7am to 10pm daily, there will be a prayer event at the Salvation Army and people can drop in any time.

There will be a series of events at other churches, including a Ladies’ Breakfast, Reflections, Women’s Fellowship, and Holy Communion services.

EVENTS:

■ Sunday January 20

6.30pm: Unity Service, St John’s, Orwell Road

■ Monday January 21

4.30pm: Vespers, Convent

7pm: Holy Communion at St John’s

■ Tuesday January 22

10am Prayers followed by coffee, Trimley Methodist Church

10.30am: Reflections, URC

4.30pm: Vespers, Convent

■ Wednesday January 23

9.30am Holy Communion, Kirton St Mary & St Martin

9.30am Service, St Mary’s, Walton

10.30am: Holy Communion, Trimley St Martin

4.30pm: Vespers, Convent

■ Thursday January 24

10.15am Prayer Group, URC

10.30am Worship, coffee, Seaton Road Methodist Church

10.30am Holy Communion, St Edmunds

2.30pm Women’s Fellowship, Maidstone Road Baptist Church

4.30pm: Vespers, Convent

7.30pm: Prayer & Worship at MRBC

■ Friday January 25

4.30pm: Vespers, Convent

7pm: Closing Worship at the Salvation Army

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