NOTICES 18 February 2018 Welcome to All Saints To find out more about All Saints please speak to a member of the Welcome Team.
You are very welcome to our service today. Please join us for coffee and tea served afterwards. The Welcome Area at the back is ideal for young children who might be unsettled. If you are new or have recently started attending, please take a 'Welcome Pack'. It would help us to get to know you if you could fill in the details card and hand it to a member of the All Saints team. There will be no collection taken during the services but there are plates at the main doors for those who would like to contribute to the Church. Gift Aid envelopes can be found with the donation plates. Please consider filling one in and the Inland Revenue will increase your gift by 25%! Most sermons are recorded and are available for download from the church website (www.allsaintsecclesall.org.uk). You can use your computer to listen to the sermons or they can be downloaded. All songs covered by CCLI have been reproduced under CCL Licence No. 5119.
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CHURCH NEWS The Church family will by now have learned of the passing of 3 much-loved members of our community, Edith Hope, Mike Marsh and Val Royston. Edith’s funeral will take place on Wednesday 28 February at 1pm at All Saints Ecclesall. Donations of cake for refreshments after the funeral would be very gratefully received, if you can help please contact Helen Pollard. Mike’s funeral will take place on Thursday 1 March at 12.30pm at All Saints Ecclesall and Val’s funeral takes place at Hutcliffe Wood at 9.45am on Friday 2 March. Please continue to remember the families and friends of Edith, Mike and Val in your prayers. JANE SPRIGG The church family will also be sad to learn of the death of Jane Sprigg, who passed away earlier this week. Please remember Alan and the family in your prayers. THE GRACE OF WAITING BY MARGARET WHIPP Copies of this book, recommended by Gary for Lent, will be available on the bookstall soon. Contact Lesley Snell at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0114 296 0432 to reserve a copy. MEN’S BOWLING NIGHT Our next men’s event is being held to answer the very important theological question of who is the best bowler at All Saints? We are meeting at Chesterfield Bowl at 8pm on Sunday 18 March to try and win the Stephen Hunter cup (all naming rights have been agreed). The cost will be £10 and there is a sign-up sheet at the back of church. Please invite friends. WOMENS GROUP Tuesday 20 February, 7.30pm, Halls. Please join us for “Images of Wild Life and Wild Places,” a tour of the Scottish Islands by Steve Drinkall. TEA SERVICE Saturday 24 February, 3pm, Church. Tea Service for seniors with afternoon tea served afterwards in the Welcome Area. With Lent in mind, the theme for the service will be ‘Anger and Tears: a time to Lament’. Please come along yourself and/or invite a friend, neighbour, grandparent or parents. All are very welcome. Transport can be provided if needed by phoning Sue Blaby on 255 2382. MESSY CHURCH Sunday 25 February, 4pm-5.30pm, Halls. An interactive service with food, games, craft and fun. For more information please contact Rosie on email@example.com WOMEN’S WORLD DAY OF PRAYER SERVICE Friday 2 March, 10.30am, Bents Green Church (junction of Knowle Lane and Ringinglow Road). There has traditionally been a strong support for this event from All Saints and it is hoped that as many as possible will be able to attend. Please note that all are welcome, not just women. HOUSEPARTY Monday 2 – Friday 6 April, Pioneer Centre, Shropshire. Houseparty is a five-day retreat for anyone in year 6 and above. £180 (full board and travel). Sponsorship If you want to come but don’t feel you can afford the cost, please speak to Joseph Sheldon. We are grateful for sponsorship from the church family to help cover the cost for children who would otherwise not be able to afford to go. To book or to help support Houseparty through sponsorship, please follow the link below: https://allsaintsecclesall.churchcenter.com/registrations/events/108066 YORKSHIRE HALF MARATHON Sunday 8 April. All Saints Ecclesall have a team of runners who will be raising money for our Tearfund link partnership in the Diocese of Kilimanjaro. If you are interested in running please speak with Alistair. We will also looking to support the marathon as a church and have been asked by the organisers if we could man a refreshment station outside of church. We need about 15 volunteers. If you would like to help please contact Dan.Christian@allsaintsecclesall.org.uk. We are also hoping to have an outside service for the 11am on that day looking at how we could bless the community. The 9.15am will be in church as normal. More details to follow. BAPTISM AND CONFIRMATION SERVICE Sunday 8 April, 6pm. Please put this special service in your diaries. If you are interested in exploring baptism or confirmation, please speak to Dan Christian. NATURALLY SUPERNATURAL 2018 This summer members of our Church Family will be going to a new summer camp called Naturally Supernatural - a conference all about spending time in God’s presence and being equipped to lead Spirit-led lives. This conference is for all the family with a full children’s and youth programme. The dates are July 28 - August 2 and the venue is Staffordshire Showground. Ticket prices increase over the coming months with the next deadline on 28 Feb. Find out more and book at: https://naturallysupernatural.co.uk ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS EVALUATION Thank you to those who contributed to this important feedback opportunity. The PCC have reviewed the evaluation and copies are available to view at the back of church. Electronic copies are available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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GENERAL NEWS CHARITY FASHION SHOW Friday 2 March, 7.45pm, All Saints Ecclesall Halls. High Street fashion at 50% off or more! Try, buy, have fun! £5 only a ticket, all proceeds to Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice. Refreshments available. For tickets contact Cath 07718934095 or Carole 07715641331. BACH'S ST MATTHEW PASSION Saturday 3 March, 6.30pm, Sheffield Cathedral. It is a wonderfully dramatic and moving musical setting of the gospel account of the trial and crucifixion of Jesus. Tickets from Pat KendallTaylor or from www.sheffieldbachchoir.org.uk DID YOU GO TO ECCLESALL CE JUNIOR SCHOOL? To mark the closure of the school later this year, Ecclesall Parents’ Teachers’ Friends’ Association (EPTFA) are looking to collate memories and photographs from former staff and pupils to display at our Summer Fete on Saturday 14 July 2018. We may also produce a commemorative magazine if we get sufficient material. Please get in touch if you can help. By e-mail: email@example.com or on Facebook: “Ecclesall CE Junior School Alumni” PRAYERS FOR MISSION ST MICHAEL’S CHURCH BUENOS AIRES , ARGENTINA We give thanks for Paz Zabala from our link church in Argentina in her work with refugees. We ask for blessings for her as she returns to Argentina to prepare for her next three years of mission in Albania and we pray that her path may be smooth and her travels safe as she seeks to extend God's Kingdom in that place. (CASS) CHRISTIANS AND SHEFFIELD SCHOOLS The annual 'Joined Up' Conference will be on Saturday 10 March at St Thomas' Philadelphia. It is for teachers, youth workers, children's ministers, volunteers and anyone working with children and young people in a paid or unpaid capacity. Dr Rebecca Nye (Researcher, Consultant and Trainer in the field of children's spirituality) is the keynote speaker. Tickets are £10 including lunch. Pray for final preparations and strong bookings. (see the website: www.joinedupconference.com ) WHIRLOW SPIRITUALITY CENTRE PRAYING WITHOUT WORDS Thursday 22 February 7.30-9.30pm, All Saints Ecclesall. Prayer starts at 8pm. A group for anyone drawn to silent prayer and meditation. Practise, learn and share. Free, all welcome. Please note this will be at All Saints this month, rather than the Spirituality Centre. IMPOSSIBLE TALE FOR LENT #2 – SALVATION FOR THE DEVIL Friday 2 March 12.30-1.30pm.The second ‘parable’ in this Lent series of tales that challenge Christians to engage with, rather than escape from, the world. Come to one or several. £5, book via www.whirlowspiritualitycentre.org/whats-on WHAT’S ON Today
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