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Sunday 16 October 2011 Welcome

Today’s services 10.30am

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 Network.

Lead: Preach: 5.00pm Lead: Preach: 7.30pm

ICF Holy Communion Isaiah 40 Jonathan Clark Mark Powley Evening Worship Isaiah 40 Joanna Pearson Chris Sayburn

Lead: Preach:

Evening Worship Isaiah 40 Dan Tyler Chris Sayburn

10.30am Lead: Preach:

Community Church Margaret Saint Barry Smith

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 THANK YOU Cilbie Appleyard and family give thanks for messages of consolation, cards, help and prayers received during the bereavement of Jack. The service was one of thanksgiving for a life lived to glorify God. Thine be the Glory.

CHRISTMAS TESTIMONIES If you have a story to tell from bringing your friends to our Christmas events, or you yourself came to church/faith/alpha through them, please contact Harriet as we’d love to encourage others to do the same.

NETWORK LUNCHES 12.30pm, TODAY, Church Centre Holt Park & Headingley Network are hosting a Bring & Share lunch, followed by a walk on Otley Chevin at 2:30, starting near 'The Cheerful Chilli' Tearoom. Contact Peter or Christine. Peter 07963 391792 Christine 07910048439 Horsforth Network are also sharing lunch today for more details ask at the welcome desk. Connections Network will be hosting coffee in the foyer, after the 5pm service, for newcomers.

ROMANIA SHOEBOX APPEAL Last Christmas’ appeal was a success. About 250 shoeboxes from St George’s and almost 3000 from all over England made it to Romania to make lots of children happy. Leaflets are at the back of the church please take one. For more details please contact Emi.

WEDNESDAY FELLOWSHIP 12 noon, Wed 19 Oct, Church Centre A warm welcome awaits you, the speaker will be Jon Swales ‘Getting to know you’. Please let Cilbie know if you are not coming, thank you.

CARER REQUIRED The position of finance officer has been offered to a member of the church. To take up the post, the family needs a paid carer to look after their 8 year old son (who has Asperger’s Syndrome) for 12 hours/week. Anyone interested please contact the church office.

MISSISON IN SIERRA LEONE Can you support some of the poorest people in the world by donating goods or CHILDREN’S LIGHT PARTY money to a project in Sierra Leone? Mary 4-6pm, Sat 22 October, Church Centre Booth is going on a short term Mission Trip On the run up to Halloween our 0-11s are in Nov/ Dec to work with a drugs rehab having a Light Party to celebrate all that is project (something close to her heart.) A good and light! The party includes food range of small items that the team can and activities provided for 5-11s as well as take out will bless the people and any a tea/coffee room for parents and a Pray small donations go towards the work with and Play for under 5’s. Come as your these vulnerable people. For more favourite storybook character. Keep an information on what goods would be eye out for flyers or email Izzy Webster for helpful please contact Mary. more information. 0776911721172

STUDENT MONEY MANAGEMENT 10.30-4pm, Sat 12 Nov, Church Centre A free interactive internet-linked full-day course designed specifically for full-time students by Christians Against Poverty, the national debt-counselling charity. You will need to bring a packed lunch, a laptop if you have one, and bank statements drinks will be provided. Limited spaces, so to book, sign up on the sheet in the church foyer asap. For more info contact the Breathe* team or the Church Office. 50+ NETWORK Visit to Chatsworth, Fri 18 Nov A day trip by coach to see this splendid stately home and its special Christmas decorations on the theme of Classic Christmas Carols and 100 Christmas market stalls. The cost of travel and entry, excluding lunch (obtainable on site) is around £25 each – less if numbers are sufficient; £10 deposit required please. To book a place there is a sign-up sheet in the church foyer. For further details or queries please e-mail the Network mailbox: NEW WINE 2012 Sat 28 July - Fri 3 August 2012 Deadline for best price is 30 Nov! Come and join us for a camping holiday at New Wine! Why not do it as a Network? There are day or half week passes available if you can’t make the whole ‘week’. There are opportunities to be on team. For those who haven’t been before there is great teaching, bands, cafes, loads of fun and fantastic children’s groups. For more info ask the clergy who are setting up camp this year!

CHILD PROTECTION OFFICER Mark Lowton has provided invaluable support and advice to the church over the past few years in the area of Child Protection. Mark is now stepping down so please pray for another suitably qualified person to take on this role. If you are interested, please contact Janet Gibson. TEARFUND REPRESENTATIVE Linda Sharp has been promoting Tearfund's Created Gifts products at Christmas for the past 10 years, generating sales of c.£3k each year. She is unable to do so this winter and would love to hear from anyone who might consider taking over this voluntary role. 2250825 OTHER ITEMS: PUTTING YOUR GARDEN TO BED! Nurture, the Crypt’s horticultural Social Enterprise, would love to tuck your garden up for the winter. Contact Chris Swan for more details 07982 024391 LEEDS COUNSELLING TRUSTEE Leeds Counselling is a growing charity, providing a range of services which promote emotional wellbeing. The charity is seeking new Trustees, details of this unpaid role can be found at:


This week: 17 - 23 October 2011 Mon 17

7.30 pm Prayer Ministry Team Meeting // Church Centre

Wed 19

11.30 am Bridge Cafe // Church Centre 7.00 pm Alpha Week 2 // Church Centre

Thu 20

7.30 pm Breathe* // Church Centre

Fri 21

7.00 pm Roots // Church Centre

Sat 22

8.30 am School of Theology // Church Centre

Sun 23

Please pray for those on the Israel/Palestine Pilgrimage 10.30 am Morning Worship // Church 5.00 pm Evening Worship // Church 7.30 pm Evening Worship // Church

SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY - HISTORY 9.30am, Sat 22 Oct, Church Centre Biblical specialist Dr Richard Briggs will be taking us through the History books of the Old Testament. Richard is a gifted communicator and author with an international reputation in biblical studies. Sign up at the back of church for this particular session, or for a Bible Track Pass which covers the whole 2011-12 programme..

6.45 LEADERSHIP COURSE 6.45am, Wed 2 Nov, Church Centre Are you up for the challenge? Are you already leading at home, work, church? Is God calling you to lead? Whether you have been leading for years or are wanting to explore what Christian leadership looks like and how we’re shaped by Christ, this is a great chance to do so. The course runs for 6 weeks until 7 December starting at 6.45am finished by 8am. Led by Jonathan Clark, Chris Sayburn & Joanna Pearson Sign up online or at the back of Church.

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