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Sunday 23 October 2011 Welcome

Today’s services

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.

10.30am Lead: Preach:

Morning Worship Mark Powley Jon Swales

5.00pm Lead: Preach:

Evening Worship Mark Powley Jon Swales

7.30pm Lead: Preach:

Evening Worship Dan Tyler Jon Swales

10.30am Lead: Preach:

Community Church Sue Smith David Wright

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 NETWORK LUNCH 12 noon, Today The Farsi Group are hosting a Network Lunch today, you are welcome to join them. CLOCKS The clocks go back next Sunday (30th) don’t forget! XCHANGE 7.30pm, Mon 24 Oct, Church Centre Don't miss this opportunity to hear all about the Romania Mission Trip 2011. There'll be talks, a film, discussion, a commissioning and lots more. Everyone is welcome. PICK & MIX 10.30 & 5, Sun 30 Oct, Church Next week we have the Pick and Mix services in the morning and at 5. There are loads of options all on the theme of Biblical Heroes. Come along to either hear a talk, paint a hero, play bible top trumps, meet a member of clergy in the welcome area, join in an interactive bible study or, if you’re an international student, receive a special welcome with a presentation on all that happens here at St George’s. One of our interns will also be selling some homemade goods to help fund her year here.

GLO 7pm, Sat 29 Oct, Church Centre Party for all 11-18s Bring your friends, get ready for fun and dress to GLO! NETWORK LUNCH 12 noon, Sun 30 Oct, Church Centre Outnumbered Network will be hosting a lunch in the Church Centre after Pick and Mix. Why not join them if you are interested in being part of a Network? 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. emi.banciu@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk JO & DAVE TIE THE KNOT 12 noon, Sat 5 Nov, St George’s You are invited to join in the celebration of marriage between Jo Coleman and Dave Sankey. Followed by drinks in the Community Room. All welcome.

50+ NETWORK Fri 18 Nov, Visit to Chatsworth A day trip by coach to see this splendid stately home and its special Christmas SHOEBOXES AT PICK & MIX decorations on the theme of Classic If you want to do a shoe box but you want Christmas Carols and 100 Christmas to make it interactive and have some fun, market stalls. The cost of travel and entry, come to the Pick and Mix service next excluding lunch (obtainable on site) is week. Also if you have stuff that can go in around £25 each – less if numbers are a shoe box but you don't have time to sufficient; £10 deposit required please. To make it just bring all that to church and we book a place there is a sign-up sheet in the will make it for you. Pick up a leaflet at the church foyer. For further details or queries back of church for more info on things that please e-mail the Network mailbox: can be put in a shoe box . 50plus@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk


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 Church Office. MISSISON IN SIERRA LEONE Can you support some of the poorest in the world by donating goods or money to a project in Sierra Leone? Mary Booth is going on a short term Mission Trip in Nov/ Dec to work with a drugs rehab project (something close to her heart.) A range of small items that the team can take out will bless the people and any small donations go towards the work with these vulnerable people. For more information on what goods would be helpful contact Mary. maryboothfl@ntlworld.com 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 by 28 October as we’d love to encourage others to do the same. Harriet.Collins@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk BAPTISMS Sun 4 Dec, Church We are having baptismal services on Sunday 4 December. If you are interested in being baptised or would like more information please contact Janet. Janet.Gibson@stgeogesleeds.org.uk

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. Janet.Gibson@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk

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! www.new-wine.org CONNECT 6.30-9pm, Tues 8 Nov, The Wardrobe Join people across the city for an evening including a light buffet, stalls, networking opportunities and a chance to see a floor Map presentation regarding deprivation and wealth in the City and what how Christians can respond. www.networkleeds.com DEADLINE FOR NOTICE SHEET is 12 noon Thursday reception@stgeorgesleeds.org.uk


This week: 24 - 30 October 2011 Mon 24

7.30 pm Treasury Meeting // Church Centre 7.30 pm Xchange // Church Centre

Wed 26

7.00 pm Alpha Week 3// Church Centre

Thu 27

7.30 pm Breathe* // Church Centre

Fri 28 Sat 29 Sun 30

- No Roots 7.00 pm GLO // Church Centre 10.30 am Pick & Mix // Church 5.00 pm Pick & Mix // Church 7.30 pm Evening Worship // Church

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. www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/6.45Leadership

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