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Compline at Thorpe Abbotts

21 June 2018

Compline starting at 6.30pm in All Saints, Thrope Abbotts.

Summer Concert by the Harleston Choral Society

23 June 2018

St John's Church 7pm

Celebration Service at Scole

24 June 2018

Scole Celebration Service is every 4th Sunday (except August) at 4.30pm. Live music and guest speakers. 24th June is Alan and Jane Hutt from ‘The Beehive, Nakuru’. Refreshments & sandwiches. Everyone Welcome

Community Lunches

26 June 2018

Community Lunches Tuesday 26th June and every 4th Tuesday in St John's, Harleston. 12noon - 1pm. Free but donations appreciated. Everyone welcome IP20 9AZ

Toddler Group in Scole

27 June 2018

Drinks & Biscuits - Chat & Play - for-£1.50 starting at 9am. Term Time Only

Midweek Mingle

27 June 2018

Every Wednesday. 9.15am to 11.30am, St John’s Church, Harleston. Great opportunity to meet new people and mingle. Children Welcome (with toys and games available). Tea, Coffee and Toast. Term time only

Scole Cafe Church

27 June 2018

Every Wednesday in Scole church from 11am to 12pm.

Christian Meditation

4 July 2018

Wednesday 4th July at 7.30pm. Dates can change so contact us to add you to our notfication list.. Revd Nigel Tuffnell at rector@7churches.org.uk / 01379 308905  

Scole Coffee Morning

7 July 2018

Do come and pop in for a cupa and a piece of cake from 10am to 12pm. Cakes & Savouries to buy and a raffle. Also Table Top sales. Table for £6.00, please let Lynda (740401) or Georgie (740127) know.

Coffee Morning with Stalls in Harleston

7 July 2018

In St John's, stalls, coffee, tea, cakes for sale 9.30am to 11.30am. Toys for the children & plenty of chat.

Pocket Park BBQ

14 July 2018

We su[pply the BBQ and you just need to bring the food, drink and a seat. Scole Pocket Park 3pm - 6pm.

Light Lunches

17 July 2018

Tuesday 17th July. Come and enjoy the hustle and bustle of Tuesday Lunches in St John's. 12noon to 1pm every 3rd Tuesday. £5pp incl a pudding. All proceeds to the life of the church.

Chatty Church Harleston

21 July 2018

St John's, Harleston 2pm  every third Saturday. Activities, games, refreshments with plenty of chat for children with their families/carers. Free of Charge. No need to book

Thanksgiving Service

26 September 2018

Diocesan Church Army Thanks Giving Service at St Catherines Church, Norwich at 7pm. All welcome to celebrate the mission of Church Army

The Benefice of Redenhall with Scole: 7 Church of England churches that serve Billingford, Brockdish, Harleston, Needham, Redenhall, Scole, Thorpe Abbotts, and Wortwell.


Benefice of Redenhall with Scole

Rector: Revd. Canon Nigel Tuffnell --- Administrator: Mrs. Lucy Elton-Cooke

1. Your personal data – what is it?

Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data. Identification can be by the information alone or in conjunction with any other information in the data controller’s possession or likely to come into such possession. The processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (the “GDPR”).

2. Who are we?

The Benefice of Redenhall with Scole is the data controller (contact details below). This means it decides how your personal data is processed and for what purposes. The Benefice of Redenhall with Scole consists of the parishes of Billingford, Brockdish, Needham, Redenhall with Harleston and Wortwell, Scole and Thorpe Abbotts.

3. How do we process your personal data?

The Benefice of Redenhall with Scole complies with its obligations under the “GDPR” by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

We use your personal data for the following purposes: -

  • To enable us to provide a voluntary service for the benefit of the public in a particular geographical area as specified in our constitution;

  • To administer membership records;

  • To grow our congregation and spreading the word and fund- raising to assist this;

  • To manage our employees and volunteers;

  • To maintain our own accounts and records (including the processing of gift aid applications);

  • To inform you of news, events, activities and services running across the benefice;

  • To share your contact details with the Benefice office so they can keep you informed about news in these churches and events, activities and services that will be occurring and in which you may be interested.

4. What is the legal basis for processing your personal data?

  • Explicit consent of the data subject so that we can keep you informed about news, events, activities and services and process your gift aid donations and keep you informed about diocesan events.

  • Processing is necessary for carrying out obligations under employment, social security or social protection law, or a collective agreement;

  • Processing is carried out by a not-for-profit body with a political, philosophical, religious or trade union aim provided: -

  • the processing relates only to members or former members (or those who have regular contact with it in connection with those purposes); and

  • there is no disclosure to a third party without consent.

5. Sharing your personal data

Your personal data will be treated as strictly confidential and will only be shared with other members of the church in order to carry out a service to other church members or for purposes connected with the church. We will only share your data with third parties outside of the parish with your consent.

6. How long do we keep your personal data1?

We keep data in accordance with the guidance set out in the guide “Keep or Bin: Care of Your Parish Records” which is available from the Church of England website [see footnote for link].

Specifically, we retain electoral roll data while it is still current; gift aid declarations and associated paperwork for up to 6 years after the calendar year to which they relate; and parish registers (baptisms, marriages, funerals) permanently.

7. Your rights and your personal data

Unless subject to an exemption under the GDPR, you have the following rights with respect to your personal data: -

  • The right to request a copy of your personal data which the Benefice of Redenhall with Scole holds about you;

  • The right to request that the Benefice of Redenhall with Scole corrects any personal data if it is found to be inaccurate or out of date;

  • The right to request your personal data is erased where it is no longer necessary for the Benefice of Redenhall with Scole to retain such data;

  • The right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time

  • The right to request that the data controller provide the data subject with his/her personal data and where possible, to transmit that data directly to another data controller, (known as the right to data portability), (where applicable) [Only applies where the processing is based on consent or is necessary for the performance of a contract with the data subject and in either case the data controller processes the data by automated means].

  • The right, where there is a dispute in relation to the accuracy or processing of your personal data, to request a restriction is placed on further processing;

  • The right to object to the processing of personal data, (where applicable) [Only applies where processing is based on legitimate interests (or the performance of a task in the public interest/exercise of official authority); direct marketing and processing for the purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics]

  • The right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioners Office.

8. Further processing

If we wish to use your personal data for a new purpose, not covered by this Data Protection Notice, then we will provide you with a new notice explaining this new use prior to commencing the processing and setting out the relevant purposes and processing conditions. Where and whenever necessary, we will seek your prior consent to the new processing.

9. Contact Details

To exercise all relevant rights, queries of complaints please in the first instance contact the Benefice Administrator at the Benefice Office, c/o 10 Swan Lane, Harleston IP20 9AN or admin@7churches.org.uk.

You can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or via email https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/email/ or at the Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire. SK9 5AF.


 Details about retention periods can currently be found in the Record Management Guides located on the Church of England website at: - https://www.churchofengland.org/more/libraries-and-archives/records-management-guides

Tel: 01379 851148
E-Mail: welcome@7churches.org.uk

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