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 Sunday 1 July 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’s Purposes For Marriage Lead: Mark Powley Preach: Jonathan Clark


Ordination of Jon Swales With Holy Communion Lead: Bishop James Preach: Mark Powley


Wrangthorn Preach: David Kibble


Community Church Lead: Sue Smith Preach: Rob Denton

   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

 We were very encouraged by the initial responses to the Vision pledge during Quarter 1. However, in Quarter 2 to date, we have seen a significant drop in the number of pledges being fulfilled and we are now likely to fall short of our £42k target. If you have not yet redeemed your pledge and need help to do this, or if you wish to start giving regularly to the work at St George’s, then please contact Dave Sankey or Janet Gibson.

   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 opportunities  Prayer Support  Financial Support Contact Stuart Roberts for more details or pick up a free copy of the Short Term Mission directory in the foyer.


   We are looking for volunteers to visit Hugh and Heather’s church in Japan this autumn to take on some preaching and small group leadership for a few weeks. If you could help to give Hugh a break from his duties, please contact Stuart Roberts.


  12-4pm, Sun 1 July, Meeting in the Church Centre Join 50+ (with your friends and family) on a walk in the city centre to help us to know more about Leeds’ Religious and Civic History. Bring a picnic lunch to eat in the Church Centre - drinks and cake provided - before setting off on the walk in staggered small groups from 1.30pm. We look forward to your company.

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Well, not yet, but if you sing, you are invited to join an augmented Worship Ministry Choir for the Carols by Candlelight services. Rehearsals are on Mondays from 3 September. All voices are welcome - especially Sopranos and Altos. To find out more, contact:

Check the church website for the link to our ‘On-Line Auction’ going ‘live’ next week. There will be many items to choose from and proceeds go towards the projects. Browse and bid for restaurant vouchers, golf at Cookridge Hall, Health Club Passes, theatre tickets and more.

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 2.30pm, Sat 21 July Mary-Jane Latimer and Sim Walker would like to invite you to celebrate their wedding with them at St George’s Church.

  From September St George’s will be launching a new single evening service. This follows a time of reflection on the Sunday service pattern and the best way to pursue our vision. More details of the new service (including time and format) will be confirmed shortly. Please direct any comments or questions to Mark Powley or another member of the leadership team.

Mission Trip 2-12 August If you would like to make a donation for the mission trip please use the link below. All donations will be given as a gift to the Bethlehem Centre to help finance the projects. Your donation is much appreciated. romania2012

 We are looking for someone to take on the role of coordinator for our long term mission partners. Robin Carmichael is stepping down - please see the upcoming St George’s Life for Robin’s reflections on this role. More details from:



  7pm, Thu 19 July, 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. £10/5 tickets can be reserved by emailing the office.


7.30-9.30pm, Fri 13 July, Holy Trinity, Boar Lane Come and see what Street Angels is all about - for curry & training. And 9.30pm-3am if you want to give it a go on the streets! Contact Beth for more details and to RSVP

 Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network have a job vacancy for an ‘English at Home Manager’. For more info email the church office or visit the website.

 7.30pm, Thu 5 July, Mosaic Church, The Warehouse, Unit 2, 10 Sweet Street, Holbeck, Leeds, LS11 9DB Riverside and Mosaic are hosting a screening of this documentary on global sex trafficking produced by Exodus Cry., Followed by prayer for the abolition of global sex trafficking. This event is part of a UK-wide initiative on sex trafficking before the Olympic Games., trailer: Register:

 Re-Imagining the Environment, Mon 9 July, Outwood House Gareth’s doctoral work looked at questions of sustainability and how worldviews shape our thinking about all aspects of the environment. This free event will challenge us to think about the world in Christian ways and to walk faithfully with our Creator.

 St Peter’s , Addingham, LS29, is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Youth Worker to nurture existing youth groups and reach young people in the wider community aged 11-18. 11 hours per week, £17-19k pro rata. Closing date 31 July. 01943 605253

 11-18 August, South Wales Morfa Bay is a 7-night Christian activity holiday for 10-16 year olds and we are in need of dorm leaders to help out alongside some other people from St George's. Your role will involve leading small groups, helping with and taking part in activities, getting to know and praying for the young people in your care. If you are at all interested, pick up a booklet from the info desk or speak to Ben Walton.


  50+ Network: Discovery Walk around Historical Leeds Sunday 1 July (see notice for information) Take Off Network Weekend Blaithwaite, Cumbria Fri 13-15 July For more info about events please contact the relevant network leaders or the office: 0113 243 8498 reception@

Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday

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10.20am 10.30am 6.30pm

Roots // Church Centre Morning Worship // Church Evening Worship // Church

 Due to the Asda fun run, there will be road closures around Leeds next Sunday which may affect your journey to the morning service. Please go to for full details of the route.

  12.30-3.30pm, Sunday 15 July, Marlborough Grange/Park Dale Hall To bless the local community and encourage Community Church. Come along for free food, refreshments, performance from Community Choir (1.45pm), face painting and kids games. Bring something to sit on and maybe some cake to share!

 4pm-8pm. Mon 16-Fri 20 July Low key evangelism including conversational outreach, informal talks, free cafe and creative opportunities to talk about life, Jesus and the gospel. Youth evangelistic event on Friday. Team will eat and meet together from 3-9pm. If you’d like to find out more and how you can be involved, speak to Jon Swales:

  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

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