Sunday 19 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 2 Lead: Rich Cawdron Preach: Jonathan Clark
God is My Home 2 Lead: Rich Cawdron Preach: Jonathan Clark
Wrangthorn Preach: Jonathan Philpott 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 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.
Please take a look at the lost property table in the foyer, even if you don’t think you’ve lost anything! This is the final week that the items will be laid out, anything left after this Sunday will be sent to the Crypt.
Esther has been renting a room in the house on Hanover Square with this year’s interns. She now requires a room near the university for this academic year, and is hoping to share with Christian girls. If you can help or know someone who can, please contact Debbie Carmichael.
0113 284 2663
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.
Please pray for and welcome Lottie Jones who joins the staff team tomorrow as Youth Pastor. Lottie has been studying Youth and Community Work and Practical Theology in Gloucester. She will be working with Rich Cawdron this week as he hands over the Youth Ministry work to her.
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:
The church currently gives financial assistance to several destitute asylum seekers towards their very basic needs: home, food and transport. Several more individuals are now asking for help. If you would be interested in starting to contribute regularly or giving a one-off gift, please contact Janet Gibson. Thank you so much.
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.
7pm-9.45pm. Sat 22 Sept, St George’s Church 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.
Doors 7pm, 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.
chris.sayburn@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk www.loufellingham.com/live
You are invited to join an augmented Worship Ministry Choir for the Carols by Candlelight services. Rehearsals are Mondays from 3 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:
A care home manager position has become available in Harrogate. The position requires a committed Christian who is able to lead devotionals and communicate well with the elderly and their relatives. Management or supervisory experience in a residential setting is also required.
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 from the Windle Trust.
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11am - 4pm, Sun 2 September, Longfield House, Bramley, LS13 1DA Come & see this awardwinning garden (6 times prize winners of Leeds Gardens in Bloom) and join us for a cream tea, plant stall, cake stall and more! All money raised will be donated to Leeds Mind and help the support and awareness of mental health in Leeds.
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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.
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, Sunday 19 August For details please contact Peter and Christine Shepherd on
0113 225 7066 firstname.lastname@example.org West Park Wanderers Bring and Share Lunch 1pm, Sunday 26 August 18 Weetwood Road 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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