WELCOME TO ALL St. Michael’s Church, East Ardsley, www.stmichaelspc.co.uk Sunday, 16th September, - Trinity 16 10.0 Holy Communion 12.0 Baptism (Aaron Fulton + Nichola Davies) Tuesday, 18th September – 8.30 a.m. – Morning Prayer (said) Thursday, 20th September – 9.30 a.m. Holy Communion Sunday, 23rd September – Trinity 17 10.00 Holy Communion 12.00 Baptism (Isaac & Freddie Parfitt + Jack Humphreys) For your prayers Link Parish – Borenga, Mara, Tanzania, Issenye School. Sick: Will Coutts (Angela’s Dad), baby Tobias (Toby) Holleboom R.I.P. : Glynn Parkes, Venus Farr, Dennis Argyle. Hymns 559 Praise God for the harvest 236 God, whose farm is all creation Sheet Let’s build a house where love can dwell 200 Gifts of bread and wine 474 Now thank we all our God Today’s Readings New Testament: James 3: 1 – 12 Page 1214 Gospel : Mark 8 : 27 – end Page 1012 Please note at the back of church there is a prayer booklet for you to enter people or situations to be remembered in prayer at the Tuesday morning prayer service.
Coffee Morning The next coffee morning in Church will be 10 a.m. on Saturday, 6th October. Fellowship Lunch – Second Monday of the month – 12.00 – 1.30 Next lunch 10th September The food will comprise of soup and sandwiches and no cost, only a donation. Please sign up at the back of church so the catering team have an idea of numbers, thanks. Charity for September/ October – Community Awareness Prayer and Praise Group We are an ecumenical group who meet on a Thursday evening at various members’ homes. It is a “light hearted” group who discuss a Christian reading, sing songs (some of them new) and pray about any item of concern. It is not a Bible study group. Who not join us to meet new people, learn more about the Christian faith and enjoy fellowship. Transport can be arranged should you not have access to a car. Please see John or Wendy for further details. Macmillan coffee morning Please note Chris Swift will be organising this event in the Sunday School from 10 – 11.30 a.m. on Friday, 21st September All welcome. Men’s Night Please note this group meets in the East Ardsley Conservative Club 7.30 / 7.45 on the 2nd Wednesday of each month. The next meeting will be 10th October. All welcome.
Mission Action Plan News Film Nights These will resume on Friday, 21st September with Andre Rieu and his Johann Strauss Orchestra entertaining us with ‘Love in Venice’. Sign up at the back of Church or ‘phone Malcolcm on 0113 2535107. Not to be missed. Gift Day As usual we will be having the annual Gift Day which will be on Sunday, 30th September. This is an opportunity to say an extra “thank you” for all the good things in life. Please give generously as funds are always needed to cover increasing costs. th
St. Michael’s Got Talent – 6 October. Not long to go before we display our talents. Please have a word with Alison to register your interest or find out more information. This should be an enjoyable evening, with music, laughter, food and fun. Tickets will be on sale shortly. Keep practising!
Prayer Thought However let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband. Ephesians 5: 33 A marriage may be made in heaven, but the maintenance must be done on earth. There is a Prayer meeting every Wednesday, in Church, 7.30 – 8.30 p.m. All welcome.
As you know the plan was launched on Sunday 15th July and our challenge now is to work on various parts of the plan. Please keep an eye on this part of the pew sheet for updates on developments Sunday, 7th October - 8.30 Holy Communion (said) at St. Michael’s followed by tea/coffee and croissants. 10:00 Harvest Festival lead by the Sunday School. No Service at St. Gabriel’s on 7th October. Christian Aid On Friday, 10th October, at 7.30 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Community Hall, Bruntcliffe, Morley there will be an ‘Autumn Bounty’ evening with Graham Porter (Radio Leeds Gardener). Tickets are £5 including light refreshments from Hazel Rennison for Christian Aid. Shoe Boxes Leaflets are now available at the back of Church for this year’s LINK TO HOPE family and elderly shoebox appeal. Please take a leaflet and fill a shoebox as directed and return to Church. Thank you.