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 Sunday 5th May 2013

Welcome If you are new or visiting, we hope you feel at home. If you require help, do speak to one of the Stewards in the foyer. Feel free to fill in a welcome card and pick up a guide from the welcome desk if you would like to get involved or join a Network.

Today’s Services 10.30am

Praying Together Lead: Jon Swales Preach: Jonathan Clark

6.30pm

Shared Life: Relationships Lead: Mark Powley Preach: Lisa Woodlock

10.30am

Community Church Lead: Roy Foster Preach: Christine Sheppard

10.30am

Wrangthorn Preach: David Kibble

   EXPLORERS is the Children’s Network for 0-11s. Each week we begin in church before going to our groups in the Church Centre. Children need to be collected at 12.00 noon. ROOTS is our Network for 11-18s. We meet down in the Church Centre at 10.20am each Sunday morning and on Friday night from 7-9pm in the Church Centre.  STUDENTS are an integral part of the community here and we run student networks during term time. See the network board in the foyer for details. 

REFRESHMENTS are served after services in the Community Room. INDUCTION LOOP St George’s is fitted with an induction loop; please speak to a Steward for assistance. PASTORAL CARE We are seeking to be a community where everyone can be supported and cared for. We encourage you to ask for support, or get someone to ask on your behalf and we will respond as best we can.

GIVING There is an opportunity to give during the service. If you intend to give regularly, please pick up Standing Order and Gift Aid forms in the foyer. PRAYER MINISTRY is offered during and after services at the front of church. If you would like to pray about anything, please ask one of our trained prayer ministers. SERMONS are available online. Go to www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk.


   7pm, Thu 9 May, Ossett Town Football Club, WF5 9HA Unity In Mission FC, an 11-aside football team formed from St George's, has made it through to the YCFL Trophy Final. Please show your support by watching the game. £5 entry, the ground has seating and covered stands with refreshments and food available. For info, contact Dan.

07729 850 439 hebbers4@gmail.com Twitter: @UiM_FC

 10.30am, Sat 11 May We are meeting for another beautiful walk, this time at Roseberry Topping, Captain Cook's Monument and the North Yorkshire Moors. Please contact Lindsey Pallant for more details.

lpallant@sky.com 07742920904

  7pm, Sat 11 May, Centre Today is your last chance to buy tickets for the Spacious Places celebration dinner. See Ruth in the foyer (£10 or £5 concession).

ruth.gilfillan@ spaciousplaces.org.uk

  9.30am, Sun 12 May, Leeds Please note that next Sunday some roads, including the outer ring road, will be closed.

Sun 19 May, Church Confirmations by the Bishop will be held in the morning as well as baptisms for those who have not been baptised previously. Baptisms will take place in the evening service as well as renewal of baptismal vows for those who were baptised as infants. If you are interested in any of these, speak to a member of clergy today.

  7.30pm, Sat 25th May, Centre, All are welcome at our major fundraising event for the Bethlehem Children's Centre. Tickets will be £5 on the door with raffles, exciting auction items and more. If you'd like to help out or perform at the event please get in touch with Che. Also, if you've been to Romania before, we'd value your support in prayer. Please contact Che about becoming a ‘Friend of Romania’.

che.seabourne@ymail.com

 At the ACM Lynne Fox, Philip Sykes and David Kibble were elected as Churchwardens forthe coming year, with Ann McKenna -Page elected as Community Church Deputy Warden. Chris Baxfield, Richard Fox, Ruth Gilfillan, Brian Haith, Philip Lancaster, Hilary Vinall and Ann Weir were elected to the PCC for 3 years, joining Andy Eaves, Mike Jenkins, Che Seabourne and Jane Woodhead on the Council. There is still one vacancy on the Deanery Synod where Ben Allison, Judith Jackson, Michelle Plant continue to serve. Please pray for the new Council as they seek to serve the church.

  7-9 June, Marrick Priory A group of men from St G's are going to the Yorkshire Dales for a weekend of Sharing Life and Being Men, adventurous activities, challenging teaching and worship together. Please sign up in the foyer or see Dave.

dave.sankey@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk

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Tony is retiring on 17 May after 10 years of working in various roles including Centre Manager and, more recently, Buildings Manager for the Church and Crypt. We would like to mark Tony’s retirement with a monetary gift. If you would like to contribute, please put your gift in an envelope marked ‘Tony’ and hand to a member of staff, a church warden or put it in the offertory bag.

28-30 June, The Jonas Centre Book now for the women's weekend away. Flyers are on the notice board in the church foyer, please return the slip to the office or a member of staff. We'd love to see you there, along with your Network or small group. Come to meet women of all ages, worship, pray and receive teaching from Mary Clark.

lisa.woodlock@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk


 Thu 18 July, Church The Xchange Xtravaganza event is planned for the Summer. We will be discovering more about Global Mission projects we are supporting as a church. Presentations by Andy Buckler (France), Chip and Diane Cowles (Newcastle/Agape) and Mike Chesterton (Tearfund).

  7.30pm, Thu 16 May, St Peter’s Church, Harrogate, HG2 1RW Bishop Nathan Amooti will be speaking at this event with inspirational stories of forgiveness, reconciliation and reconstruction in post-genocide Rwanda. For more info, contact Mission Possible UK.

01480 469 848

 9.30am-1pm, Sat 18 May, Centre Please come and join us for a morning of teaching and discussion. This session, Bishop James Bell will be teaching on 21st Century Discipleship. There will be drinks and pastries on arrival, £8 or £4 for concessions. For more information please visit the website.

www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/sot

 7.30pm, Fri 14 June, Church Lorna James is coming to Leeds as part of her ‘Over the Pond’ tour. The soprano is joined by pianist Tom Henderson, for an evening of vocal music from the UK and USA. For more info and to buy tickets, see the website.

www.lornajames.com/ --buy-tickets.html

5.15pm, Fri 10 / Sat 11 May, Outwood House, LS18 4HR Lance Pierson, actor, returns to WYSOCS to bring Betjeman’s poetry to life and explore his worldview. Against the backdrop of Outwood House and gardens, we start on Friday with wine and nibbles, or you can come on Saturday morning from 9.30am for a 10.30am start. Entry is by ticket (£12/£8 concessions), booking online or by cheque.

www.wysocs.org.uk/booking

 10am - 4.30pm, Sat 18 May, Church Join us for a day of inspirational worship, teaching and ministry with an exciting range of seminars for worship leaders, teams and worshippers. If you are keen to expand or develop your worship ministry, and want to build relationships with other worship leaders, this is the event for you. Hosted by Nicole Brown and Chris Sayburn with keynote speakers Nick and Becky Drake.

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 Would you like to use your skills to serve God & impact the world? Maybe Friends International Leeds’ volunteer opportunities are just what you are looking for. We need an Events Co-ordinator; a Church Communications Rep and Photographers. To find out more about what’s involved please visit our website.

 For more info about Networks and events please visit:

www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/ networks reception@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk 0113 243 8498

www.fileeds.org.uk/ gettinginvolved Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday


 Thu 9

7.30am 12noon 7.30pm

Morning Prayer Meeting // Church Centre Leaders’ Prayer Meeting // Community Room Baptism/Confirmation Class // Church Centre

Sat 11

7.30pm

Spacious Places Celebration Meal // Church Centre

Sun 12

10.30am 6.30pm

Morning Worship // Church Evening Worship // Church

  Thursday 16 May 7.30am - Community Room (via Thoresby Place) 12.30 pm - Church 7.30pm - Church Centre

Please join us for any of the meetings. You may also want to fast, or partially fast, for the day. If you can’t attend a meeting then pray where you are - for God to bless the mission He has given us (as shared at the Annual Church Meeting). Please pick up a flyer in the foyer to assist you in prayer.   The Church Office is open Monday to Friday between 9.30am & 4.00pm Church Centre St George’s Church Office, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3BR 0113 243 8498

A multi purpose venue for meetings, conferences and events. 0113 383 2140

reception@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk bookings@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk www.stgeorgescentreleeds.org.uk


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