Sunday 13 May 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
Sent 3 Lead: Mark Powley Preach: Jonathan Clark
Sent 3 Lead: Joanna Pearson Preach: Jonathan Clark
Wrangthorn Preach: Joanna Pearson
Community Church Lead: Sheila Foster Preach: Barry Smith
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. ROOTSis 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 at 7:30 during
REFRESHMENTSare 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.
There will be an opportunity for baptism and for conﬁrmation on Sun 27 May with Bishop James Bell. If you are interested, please speak to a member of the clergy. Applications must be in by Sumday13 May.
Farrell Polson, our caretaker, is retiring on 16 May. He has served both the Church and the Crypt faithfully for the last 13+ years, ﬁrstly as a volunteer, then as church caretaker. He has worked quietly and conscientiously, maintaining the fabric of the church, our houses and preparing the church for events. We would like to mark his retirement with a gift. If you would like to contribute, please put your donation in an envelope marked Farrell Polson and put in the offertory bags or give to a member of staff.
At the ACM, Andy Eaves, Mike Jenkins, Che Seabourne and Jane Woodhead were elected to the PCC. Judith Jackson and Michelle Plant were elected to the Deanery Synod. Please pray for all those on the Council.
With a vast majority of The City of Leeds secondary school children having English as their second language, they are in need of volunteers to come into the school and do one to one readings with individual children. Training will be provided. More info from:
Wed 16 May, 12 noon, Church Centre This week’s speaker will be Julie Collins on “Christ in me the hope of glory”. A warm welcome awaits you. Please inform Cilbie if you cannot come.
12.30-2pm, Sun 20 May, Internationally acclaimed Christian leader Dr. Vinoth Ramachandra will preach at the 10.30am service, followed by a Q&A session with a focus on how St G’s can support the work of the gospel amongst academics. For masters, doctorate and postdoctorate students, international students especially welcome.
Sat 19 May, 8:30am Church Centre A great opportunity for fellowship with other Christian guys and to discover what it means to be a man of God. There will be breakfast, short talk and discussion.
We would really value your feedback from Holiday Club from the perspective of a leader, parent or outsider. Please take two minutes to ﬁll in a survey or e-mail your thoughts.
tinyurl.com.stgsholidayclub ben.walton@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk
9.30pm, Sat 26 May, Church Centre Chris Tilling will be speaking on Paul’s Letters. Please sign up online, email or on the sheet in the foyer.
7.30pm, Weds 23 May, ALC Bradford A fantastic national event from Care for the Family is coming up. It's an evening of worship, talks, and drama from Saltmine Theatre Company, all with a challenging message. This is an unmissable event for youth, parents and church leaders. We have a number of pre-booked tickets available for £9.
Thinking of going on short term mission this summer.? St George’s Overseas Mission Committee would like to support anyone going on or thinking about short term mission. The committee can help with Suggestions of Short Term Mission opportunties Prayer Support Financial Support Contact Stuart Roberts or the Church Ofﬁce for more details or pick up a Free copy of the Short Term Mission directory in the foyer.
Thurs 19 July, 7pm/7.30pm Food, £10/£5 Church Centre Rob Hinton (Business community chaplain) and some of our mission partners will be joining us. We will also be commissioning the Romania Team and sharing a delicious meal together. Tickets can be reserved by emailing the ofﬁce.
8pm, Mon 28 May, 6 Adel Pasture, LS16 We will be discussing Bill Mckibben’s, ‘Faith in a Sustainable Future’. Further information from Paul Vinall. firstname.lastname@example.org
Roundhay Network lunch Today, Church Centre
West Park Wanderers Walk Sat 19th May
breathe* Summer Ball: 7.30-11pm, Friday 25 May , Tickets £10 Dinner provided. Bring your own drinks. Dress code: Formal.
Post-Grad meal Sun 20 May, Church Centre
email@example.com Breathe Student Ball Fri 25 May, Church For more info about events please contact the relevant network leaders or the ofﬁce:
0113 243 8498 reception@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday
PCC // Church Centre
12 noon 7.00pm
Wednesday Fellowship//Church Centre Marriage Prep 3 // Church Centre
Breathe // Church Centre
Roots // Church Centre
Men’s Breakfast // Church Centre
10.20am 10.30am 6.30pm
Roots // Church Centre Morning Service // Church Evening Service // Church
‘THE EVENT’ Saturday 26 May, 7.30pm, St George’s Centre You’ve watched BGT and The Voice, now it’s THE EVENT. St George’s very own talent night blows them all away with an amazing night of entertainment!!!! Don’t miss this fun night and help raise money for the Romania Mission Trip. There will be cakes, refreshments, lots of talent, singing and of course the big auction. A night for all… so don’t miss out on this fab opportunity to be part of ‘Making Mission Happen’ and have fun at the same time Tickets can be bought after the service. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information or offers of help or perform
The Church Ofﬁce is open Church Centre Monday to Friday A multi purpose venue for between 9.30am & 4.00pm meetings, conferences and St George’s Church Ofﬁce, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3BR 0113 243 8498 email@example.com www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk
events. 0113 383 2140 firstname.lastname@example.org www.stgeorgescentreleeds.org.uk