Sunday 26th May 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
The Trinity (Holy Communion) Lead: Jon Swales Preach: John Walker
Life in the Spirit: Speaking Life Lead: Dan Tyler Preach: Joanna Pearson
Community Church Joining St George’s this week
Wrangthorn Preach: Joanna Pearson
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.
11.30, Wed 29 May, Church A great opportunity to share the love of Jesus with those walking across the bridge near our church. We serve hot drinks and offer conversation and prayer for those passing by. If you would like to help please contact Jon.
7.30pm, Fri 31 May, Wrangthorn Church Hall, LS6 We're going to celebrate the end of the academic year with a BBQ, Pimms, music and dancing at our Summer Party! Tickets cost £10 and can be bought from interns Beca, Millie, Alice and Joy. Dress code: Smart and summery... and bring a bottle!
We are pleased to announce that Mark Powley has accepted the role of Director of St Barnabas Theological Centre. He will remain Associate Rector of St George’s, working here two days a week from September. More details about SBTC’s leadership and theological training will be released shortly
21-23 June, Dovedale House, Derbyshire Are you studying for a masters or PhD while seeking to follow Jesus Christ? Transforming the Mind will help you unwind in a beautiful setting, discussing and worshipping with other students and young academics. Donald Hay, Roy McCloughry and Maithrie White will be speaking. For more info, see the website.
May / June, St Matthias Church, LS4 2DZ If you would like to be one of the 144 actors needed for this interactive theatre experience, please register online. The auditions will be in a workshop style, no experience needed.
Sat 1 June - Prayer Tue 4 - Sat 8 June - Events The Project is a 5-day, fun-filled, community outreach in Hyde Park. We will be serving the area through 8 teams, from baking to gardening, music to evangelism, litter picking to prayer. There is so much to get involved with! There will be a time of prayer on the 1st June. We finish on Sat 8th with a family fun day on Woodhouse Moor. Please help! Sign up online.
7-10pm, Thu 6 June, Centre Please come to a relaxing evening with the international student network, meet with our students, watch international students perform and try foods from different countries. We welcome everyone who is interested in different cultures and people. There will be info about our network, and lots of fun! Please book by email.
21st - 26th August We will be running a 24/7 tea, coffee and prayer tent, the lost property tent and a detached team across the campsite of 120,000 people. We need volunteers (over 18s only) but training will be given and good people skills are essential. Volunteers need to commit a minimum of 20 hours to get a free wristband, and options for accommodation are available. Contact Beth for more info.
7.30pm, Fri 14 June, Church Lorna James is coming to Leeds as part of her ‘Over the Pond’ tour. The soprano is joined by pianist Tom Henderson for a night of music from the UK and USA. See the website for info.
Changing the law on marriage will have huge long-term effects on our society. Please continue to pray for Parliament as the bill goes to the House of Lords; also for our Bishops and Archbishops, the Church of England General Synod and St George’s PCC as we all respond to the changes in society. If you want to get involved in the campaign, go to C4M.org.uk; for access to good pastoral resources for anyone struggling with same sex attraction, contact the True Freedom Trust website; to help you think the issues through, I recommend ‘Biblical and Pastoral Responses to Homosexuality’ by Andrew Goddard and Don Horrocks, which will be available on the bookstall soon. Jonathan Clark.
Sat 3 Aug - Fri 9 Aug 2013, Notts County Showground This year’s New Wine North East summer conference is about encountering God on a deeper level and shining brightly in our communities. If you are interested in going, along with others from St G’s, please visit the website.
7.30pm, Tues 11 June, South Parade Baptist Church Talk from Professor Meric Srokosz on 'Oceans, climate change, and Christianity: God's story and the Earth's story.' Refreshments from 7:30pm, talk begins at 8pm, followed by questions and discussion. Free, all welcome.
12-1pm, Thursdays, Emmanuel Centre Are you a masters or PhD student, postdoc or staff? Leeds PGCF meets weekly for discussion and prayer. Upcoming topics include Homosexuality (with chaplains Matt Ward & Anthea Colledge); Cultural decision-making (Matt Armstrong) and discussion on "Don't impose your beliefs on other people".
We give thanks for the successful start for our new project ‘Growing Rooms’, our in-house recovery programme which has six Faith Lodge clients attending. Please pray for everyone involved.
12-4pm, Sat 22 June, St Chad’s Parish Centre, LS16 5JT You are invited to a 10th birthday celebration of Friends International, with BBQ, testimonies, thanksgiving and fun for children. If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to Phil Thomas.
13 July , The Rock, York Liberate is a one day conference to equip and inspire women. There will be sessions on breaking free from shame, overcoming persistent worry and anxiety, dropping the mask we hide behind and overcoming life's adversities. For more info and to book tickets go online or call the number below.
www.liberate.eventbrite.co.uk 01535 642042
Israel/Palestine Network Saturday 6 July Network members will be attending a synagogue service in north Leeds; if you'd like to join us please contact David Kibble.
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Bank Holiday Monday - Office Closed
Bridge Cafe // Church
Prayer Meeting // Church via Thoresby Place
18.30 Summer Party // Wrangthorn Church Hall
Morning Worship // Church Evening Worship // Church
A weekend to encourage and equip the women of St G’s to see faith in action. Inspiring teaching, worship, prayer, and time away together in the beautiful countryside. We'd love to see you there! Sign up: fill in a flyer or see Lisa.
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, challenging teaching and worship together. Sign up in the foyer or see Graeme Collins or Mike Jenkins.
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