Sunday 12th 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
Leadership Succession Lead: Jonathan Clark Preach: Ian Parkinson
Relationships: Loving one another Lead: Chris Sayburn Preach: Ian Parkinson
Community Church Lead: Roy Foster Preach: Mary Jarvis
Wrangthorn Preach: Joanna Pearson
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.
Tony is retiring this week 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.
12noon, Wed 15 May, Centre The speaker will be Michelle Plant. Enjoy a hot meal followed by communion. Contact Cilbie for more info.
0113 268 4487
New Wine’s Heart Head Hands event, scheduled for 18 May here at St George’s, has been cancelled.
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.
28-30 June, The Jonas Centre Meet women of all ages on our weekend away. Flyers are in the foyer, please return to the office or a member of staff. We'd love to see you there, along with your Network or small group. Come to worship, pray and receive dave.sankey@ teaching from Mary Clark.
12.30pm, Sun 19 May, Centre We will celebrate the baptisms by sharing food and having fun together. Please come to meet new friends and be part of the family! All welcome - please bring a dish to share.
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’.
7.30pm, Fri 31 May, Wrangthorn Church Hall, LS6 We're going to celebrate the end of the academic year with a BBQ, Pimms, music and dancing at our Summer Party! Tickets cost £10 and can be bought from interns Beca, Millie, Alice and Joy. Dress code: Smart and summery... and bring a bottle!
7-10pm, Thu 6 June, Centre Please come to a relaxing evening with the international student network, meet with our students, watch international students perform and try foods from different countries. We welcome everyone who is interested in different cultures and people. There will be info about our network, and lots of fun! Please book by email.
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.
May / June, St Matthias Church, LS4 2DZ If you would like to be one of the 144 actors needed for this interactive theatre experience, please register online. The auditions will be in a workshop style, no experience needed.
7.30pm, Thu 16 May, St Peter’s Church, Harrogate, HG2 1RW Bishop Nathan Amooti will be speaking at this event with inspiring stories of forgiveness, reconciliation and reconstruction in post-genocide Rwanda. For more info, contact Mission Possible UK.
01480 469 848
Sat 18 May, Newcastle Support events are part of a wider range of support offered by Care for the Family to those grieving the loss of a son, daughter or partner. For more info, please visit the website.
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 a night of music from the UK and USA. See the website for info.
9.30am-1pm, Sat 18 May, Centre Please come along for a morning of teaching and discussion. This session, we will be joined by Bishop James Bell who 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.
21-23 June, Dovedale House, Derbyshire Are you studying for a masters or PhD while seeking to follow Jesus Christ? Transforming the Mind will help you unwind in a beautiful setting, discussing and worshipping with other students and young academics. Donald Hay, Roy McCloughry and Maithrie White will be speaking. For more info, see the website.
Sat 3 Aug - Fri 9 Aug 2013, Notts County Showground This year’s New Wine North East summer conference is about encountering God on a deeper level and shining brightly in our communities. If you are interested in going, along with others from St G’s, please visit the New Wine website,
21st - 26th August We will be running a 24/7 tea, coffee and prayer tent, the lost property tent and a detached team across the campsite of 120,000 people. We need volunteers (over 18s only) but training will be given and good people skills are essential. Volunteers need to commit a minimum of 20 hours to get a free wristband, and options for accommodation are available. Contact Beth for more info.
For more info about Networks and events please visit:
www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/ networks reception@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk 0113 243 8498 Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday
Bridge Cafe // Church
7.30am 12.30pm 7.30pm
Day of Prayer and Fasting // Community Room Day of Prayer and Fasting // Church Day of Prayer and Fasting // Centre
School of Theology // Centre
Morning Worship with Confirmations and Baptisms // Church Evening Worship with Baptisms // 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
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