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SHARING LIFE | LOVING LEEDS

Sunday 11 September 2011 Welcome

Today’s services

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 information desk if you would like to get involved or join a Small Group.

10.30am

Morning Worship

Lead: Preach:

Isaiah 3 Joanna Pearson Mark Powley

6.30pm

Evening Worship

Lead: Preach:

Isaiah 3 Jon Swales Mark Powley

10.30am

Community Church

Lead: Preach:

Sue Smith Roy Foster

Info EXPLORERS is the children’s church for 0 to 11s in the Church Centre. Fortnightly we meet in the Church first. Please collect children at 11.50am.

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.

ROOTS is our 11-18s congregation. In the morning service, when prompted to leave, meet leaders in the foyer.

INDUCTION LOOP St George’s is fitted with an induction loop; please speak to a Steward for assistance.

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.

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.

REFRESHMENTS are served after services in the Community Room.

SERMONS are available online.


CHURCH FAMILY ITEMS

DAY OF PRAYER & FASTING Wed 28 Sept CALLING ALL 11-18s! A day set aside for us as the community of If you want to be part of a community of St George’s to seek God and pray. There teenagers who Love God, Love each other will be opportunities to gather together in and Love the World, then Roots is for you! prayer at 7am, 12.30pm and 7.30pm. How Every Friday 7-9pm weekly in term time, will you protect time on this day to listen and cells throughout the week, including to God? Sundays. Contact Rich or speak to a member of the youth team in the foyer ENGLISH CLASSES - VOLUNTEERS this morning. We run weekly English Classes in the Rich.Cawdron@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk Church Centre. We would love someone to wash up after the meal and another to be BRIDGE CAFE with any children who come - usually just Training: 2-3.30pm, Wed 14 Sept, Church one 10 year old. Monday evenings from First Cafe: 11.30-2pm, Wed 21 Sept 5.45 to 7.30. Every fortnight a small free cafe is set up stgeorges_englishclass@hotmail.co.uk just over the bridge from St G’s for us to THE QUIET PLACE GROUP, New Term meet the community, bless others, chat, 7.45pm, Mon 19 Sept, Church Centre pray, and be Jesus to them. There is a This is a time for listening to God in a training and prayer session if you are meditative and reflective way. We meet interested in joining this team. Contact: Jon.Swales@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk monthly on the 3rd Monday of each month. If you're not sure if this is for you then do come along and see what we do, PRAYER WARRIORS WANTED As part of Roots on a Friday night, SPACE or contact Elsie elsie2.haith@btinternet.com is our group for young people aged 15-18 from the local community who have little previous experience of church. It would be MEN’S BREAKFAST 8.30am, Sat 17 Sept, Church Centre great to have people committed, in their Full breakfast served at 8:30 followed by a own time, to praying specifically for each short talk and discussion. Finishes about young person. Updates and prayer 10:00. To sign up or for more info, please requests would be sent out by email. men@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk rich.cawdron@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk email: LOVE SERVING, LOVE SINGING? At present St George’s Worship Ministry (SGWM) Choir is particularly short of SOPRANO voices. Altos would also be welcome. The choir rehearses on Mondays from 7.45 to 10.00pm. If you feel you are able to sing please contact David on 0113 261 2679 for further information. david.jackson600@ntlworld.com

THANK YOU!! Just to say a big thanks for your generous crafty contributions for some family sewing workshops at Greenbelt this Summer. About 180 people joined in on them over the weekend on the theme of “Coming home”, so the materials were well used. Susie Hopkins.


HARVEST: 2 OCTOBER This year, for our Harvest gifts, the Crypt would be especially grateful for donations of tinned meat, washing powder and sugar. Other tinned goods also welcome.

OTHER ITEMS: LEEDS FAITH IN SCHOOLS VOLUNTEER ROLES 1-2pm Tuesdays, City of Leeds School Each Tuesday at City of Leeds school LFIS CAN YOU GIVE SOMEONE A LIFT FROM run a lunch time club. It's half an hour of hectic fun, games, chilling and a little talk WOODHOUSE TO CHURCH? on something with a God focus. It's fun, A mother from Syria and her young challenging, but really great! We need daughter are looking for a lift to St George's on Sunday mornings. They live in volunteers, especially guys, as we cannot Woodhouse. If you have space for them in continue older groups if we do not have your car please contact Jonathan on 0113 the people. If you’re interested, contact Helen. 2611285. Thank you! helen@lfis.org jonathan.beatham@gmail.com 07545036342 PARTY FOR ANN WEIR! PUSHING THROUGH THE GATES 2-6pm, Sat 1 Oct 29 Sept - 1 October Calling all those who have known Ann’s love and care, over the years, through her An invitation to join people from across the UK sharing in God's presence in the work with the children of St George's. nearby coastal town of Bridlington. God Drop by to celebrate and reminisce over has been moving and doing some amazing tea and cakes between 2 and 6pm. More things recently and this conference is a details from Julia Thompson. thompsontowers@tiscali.co.uk great chance to share and to hear 2402036 testimonies. Contact Helen Robertson for details. www.christchurchbridlington.com THANKSGIVINGS & BAPTISMS um07hlr@leeds.ac.uk Dates for this term are 2 and 30 October for Thanksgivings, 4 December for VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Baptisms. Contact Janet Gibson. The Armley shop premises at 40-46 Town Janet.Gibson@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk Street is now open! Please go along to SCIENCE/THEOLOGY/PHILOSOPHY 8pm, Tue 27 Sep, 6 Adel Pastures The group meet again this month. Eight hundred years ago Islam's was the only (scientific) game in town. Not so today. We need to ask why that is so, and what we can learn from this of relevance to our Christian faith? All enquiries to Paul Vinall. psvinall@btinternet.com

grab a bargain and don’t forget to tell everyone about it. Volunteers are also needed to help in the shop. If you would be interested in lending a hand, please contact the Crypt. 01132459061 Tara.Mcmillan@stgeorgescrypt.org.uk DEADLINE FOR NOTICE SHEET is 12 noon Thursday reception@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk


This week: 12 – 18 September 2011 Mon 12

6.00 pm Youth Team Meeting // Church Centre 7.30 pm Network Leaders Meeting // Church Centre

Wed 14

2.00 pm Bridge Cafe Training // Church

Fri 16

7.00 pm Roots // Church Centre

Sat 17

8.30 am Men’s Breakfast // Church Centre 9.30 am Alpha Training // Church Centre

Sun 18

10.30 am ICF Holy Communion // Church 6.30 pm Evening Worship // Church

SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY The Bible Track will begin 1 October, consisting of 8 Saturday morning sessions 9.30am-1.00pm. Events will include teaching from guest speakers, worship and discussion over coffee and pastries. To register or for more information, visit www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/sot or contact the church office. sot@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk 01132438498

ALPHA LAUNCHES Free curry and comedy night: Bring a friend along to hear a great comedian, an interview with the England and Leeds Rhinos star Jamie Jones-Buchanan and enjoy a curry. 7pm -9.30pm Wednesday 5 October Church Centre. The Final Score Sports Quiz: Monday 10 October. 7.30pm Premier Suite, Headingley Carnegie Stadium. Tickets cost £7.50 and are available from Hebbers. dan.hebden@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk joanna.pearson@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk

The office is open Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 4.00pm St George’s Church Office, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3BR T: 0113 243 8498 | E: reception@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk Church Centre T: 0113 383 2140 | E: bookings@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk

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