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 Sunday 17th February 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

Pick & Mix Lead: Jon Swales


Unbreakable Lead: Mark Powley Preach: Jon Swales


Community Church Lead: Sheila Foster Preach: Roy Foster


Wrangthorn Preach: Ben Walton

   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

 7.45pm, Mon 18 Feb, Centre This meeting for quiet, meditative prayer takes place tomorrow evening. Newcomers welcome. For more information, contact Elsie.


 

There will be no Roots on the Friday of half term - 22.02.2013. Sunday mornings will continue as usual.

12noon, Weds 20 Feb, Centre The speaker will be John Walker, with the theme ‘In the Garden’. Enjoy a hot meal for £3 followed by communion. Contact Cilbie for more info.

 (PART 2) 8pm, Mon 25 Feb, Centre Scott Shalkowski (Department of Philosophy, University of Leeds) is leading a seminar on science’s claim that something can come from nothing. Christians promote creation from nothing, but scientists have now posed non-religious alternatives. The goal of the seminar is to appreciate the force and substance of this and explore responses.

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  1pm, Sun 24 Feb, Centre Please join the team for an introductory meeting about the mission trip, in the form of a bring and share lunch. For more information, please contact Che.

  Fri 28 - Sun 30 June, The Jonas Centre, Wensleydale Escape to the country for a weekend of chatting, walking, building friendships and seeking God together! It’s a great chance to go away with others from your Network or small group. If you’d like to join us, please contact Lisa.


  7.30-10pm, Fri 15 Mar, Church Adrian and Bridget Plass are visiting St George’s as part of the ‘Riding the Storm’ tour, bringing honesty and humour with their Christian perspective on life. Supported by Dave Bilbrough, this promises to be a funny and thought-provoking evening. Tickets are available from the office for £12, or online.

  Just Housing Leeds provides good quality affordable housing for marginalised and vulnerable people. They are seeking a Project Manager who is a self starter interested in managing properties, marketing, working with partner organisations and who has compassion for those in need. If you are interested please contact Nigel Tapp. 07725 950555

  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, and being challenged by teaching and worship together. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Dave.


   Please consider giving your time to help organise the shoebox appeal for 2013. The role involves just a few hours in the last few months of year, liaising with Romania and collection points in the UK. Previous years organisation details available. Contact Dave Sankey for info.


   7.30pm, Fri 1 Mar, St Matthias' Church LS4 2DZ Ian McCormack was declared clinically dead after being stung by a deadly box jelly fish five times. Come and hear him share his amazing story of his after death experience and how it impacted his life. Worship by Joe King and Liz Pattison of Hungry Hearts. Free Admission, all welcome. An offering will be taken to support Ian's ministry.

4-6pm, Sat 2 Mar, Centre This is an ecumenical Scripture Union event for 7-11 year-olds, where kids are encouraged to come along to show their love for Christ and the other children of Leeds. Team are also urgently needed to help before (1-4), during (4-6) and after (6-7.30) the event. For more information see the website or email.

  7.30pm, Mon 18 Mar, Centre Please note the change of date Kairos is a worldwide course exploring the Biblical, historic, and cross cultural aspects of mission. Trained as a Kairos course presenter, Keith Williams is planning to run a course in Gambia in April 2013. To raise funds he is giving talks on the history of Leeds, with commentary and images. Contact Keith for details.


Sat 4 May, Leo's Rugby Club, Alwoodley James Barnett is hosting a family fun day to raise money for cancer charities. Players are needed; old, young, skilled, unskilled. As well as helpers to supervise games and most importantly people to come and have a great afternoon. Please come along to support this cause.


 For more info about Networks and events please visit: networks reception@ 0113 243 8498

  To cover maternity leave, a children’s worker is required to run a Saturday morning group for up to 300 4-7 year olds. The role is part-time, managing a team and organising the weekly session. To learn more or apply, please e-mail Trish Fearnley.

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Please pick up a prayer diary in the foyer today. This diary produced by LCTM gives details on Christian projects throughout our city. Please consider using this guide to fuel your prayers for each day of lent.

Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday

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Alpha // Church Centre

Thu 21


Morning Prayer Meeting // Church via Thoresby Place

Sat 23


School of Theology / AOL Deep Life // Church Centre

Sun 24

10.30am 6.30pm

Morning Worship // Church Evening Worship // Church

  After having to cancel January’s session due to adverse weather we have decided to move all of the sessions back by a month and add an extra session on 15 June. Please see the following notice for more details of February’s Faith Track.

 9.30am-1pm, Sat 23 Feb, Centre The Death of Christ, Graham Tomlin (DVD) Come and join us for this morning of teaching and discussion hosted by Jon Swales, pastries on arrival, £8/4.

  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

A multi purpose venue for meetings, conferences and events. 0113 383 2140

17 Feb Notices  

17 Feb Notices