Sunday 12 August 2012
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
God is My Home 1 Lead: Mark Powley Preach: Jonathan Clark
God is My Home 1 Lead: Mark Powley Preach: Jonathan Clark
Wrangthorn Preach: Joanna Pearson Community Church Joining St George’s until 2 September
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 host a student network every Thursday night during term time, restarting in September.
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.
7.45pm, Tue 28 Aug/4 Sept/11 Sept, 46 Vesper Lane LS5 3NR Going back to uni in September? Going for the ﬁrst time? University is one of the most exciting places to be a follower of Jesus – but it can also be one of the toughest! The St George’s student team would love to eat with you, pray for you and chat through some of the big issues. Dan and Emily Tyler are hosting dinner three times at the end of the summer for any students who might be interested in following Jesus at uni. Please let us know you’re coming:
Doors 7pm/Starts 7.30pm, Fri 5 October, St George’s Church We will be hosting “one of the gems of the British Christian music world” Lou Fellingham and Phatﬁsh for a night of worship. Tickets are priced at £10 in advance, £7 concessions or £12 on the door. Please ask Chris Sayburn for tickets or go to the website.
Richard England is a locum consultant starting at LGI from August 20. He is a previous member of St Georges returning for 4 months and would like to rent a room for on-call duties and irregular hours. The room must be close (10-15 mins drive away) to LGI. For more information or offers contact Richard.
firstname.lastname@example.org. The Windle Trust are sponsoring Lokujo, a south Sudanese student, to study for a masters at Leeds Met from September. However his sponsorship does not cover rent, and he is in need of somewhere to stay. If you can provide accommodation or help in any way, please contact Ralph Bunch.
12noon, Sun 16 Sept At the morning service on the 16 September we will host 40-80 international students who are exploring church in this country for the ﬁrst time. We would like each of them to receive an invite to lunch so they can get to know people better and experience genuine Christian community. This is a fantastic opportunity to meet the gospel challenge of hospitality and it will be a great chance to meet some new people. If you’re interested in hosting, please email Dan with the number of students you are able to host.
Come and join the team that makes SOT happen! We need helpers for registration, refreshments, bookstall, set up and pack down, as well as some strong people to help move tables and chairs. You will receive a free pass for all sessions with your pack. To volunteer, please contact Kim.
7pm-9.45pm. Sat 22 Sept, St George’s Just imagine... you came to the UK for safety, for refuge, but now you ﬁnd yourself destitute - no home, no permission to work, no access to beneﬁts. Hundreds in our community ﬁnd themselves in this situation today. Come to this free event to hear more and ﬁnd out what we can do together to help our destitute neighbours, featuring Ice and Fire Theatre and a local Zimbabwean Choir.
The Alpha course begins on 3 October with a curry and comedy launch event, and runs every Wednesday night until December from 7-9.15. This is a great opportunity for those within and outside the church to explore the Christian faith in a relaxed and encouraging environment. We are looking for table leaders to facilitate discussion as well as helpers to set up and serve food. If you think this could be you and would like to join the exciting Alpha team then please email Jon Swales.
Many people are going away in August, doing mission in various settings. Pick up an overseas short term mission booklet in the foyer to learn more, and check out the blog for updates about the Romania trip.
You are invited to join an augmented Worship Ministry Choir for the Carols by Candlelight services. Rehearsals are Mondays from3 September. All voices are welcome – especially ladies. There is no audition. If you feel drawn to this ministry, and would like full info please contact:
We are looking for new volunteers for our children's team from September, working with children aged 5-11. If you are interested in helping regularly or occasionally, speak to a member of staff or email:
If you have a free hour to spare, why not help out a great cause? Mercy Ministries run a discipleship course for women who are struggling with issues such as self-harm, depression and addiction. They need help bag packing until 3pmat Asda in Pudsey (LS28 6AR) and would love your support. Lisa Woodlock is catching the train to New Pudsey after the service so please join her or if you’re able to make your own way there, the point of contact at Asda is Natalie Hallam.
12.30pm, Thu 30 Aug, 3 Albion Place, City Centre Over the last few months a regular prayer lunch has begun in the middle of the Leeds business district. Any Christian who works in a city centre business is warmly invited and encouraged to come together on the last Thursday of each month for food, fellowship and prayer. To ﬁnd out more please contact Rob Hinton.
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2-27 Aug, St Mary’s Abbey, York Museum Gardens From Creation to the Last Judgment, these plays tell the story of God, man and woman, presented on an epic scale in a covered theatre at St Mary's Abbey. Groups of 10 or more receive a discount. To buy tickets visit the website or call the box ofﬁce.
01904 623568 www.yorkmysteryplays-2012.com
10am-4pm, Sat 7 Nov, King’s Church, Manchester M1 7HB This conference has been organised by a Christian charity who seek to meet the needs of older Christians. There will be several workshops and speakers at the event. Tickets are between £40 and £60, available from the website or via the e-mail below.
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The Melting Pot Afternoon Tea 2-4pm, Sun 19 August For details please contact Peter and Christine Shepherd on
225 7066 ﬂockwatchers@hotmail.com For more info about Networks and how to join one, visit www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/ networks For more info about events please contact the relevant network leaders or the ofﬁce: 0113 243 8498
Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday
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St George's School of Theology 2012-13 includes a Faith Track and the ﬁrst full launch of Academy of Life, a new course in practical discipleship. Jon Swales will be hosting the Faith Track group, leading discussion based on recorded and live speakers. This track will give an overview of the Christian faith and look deeper into what it means and how to live it. Mark Powley will be leading the Academy of Life. This new course focuses on seven ways we become like Jesus. It aims to grow lifelong discipleship through a mix of inspiring teaching, group reﬂection and practical exercises through the year.
For more details pick up a ﬂyer from the foyer.
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