Sunday 29 April 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
Sent 2 Lead: Mark Powley Preach: Jonathan Clark
Sent 2 Lead: Joanna Pearson Preach: Jonathan Clark
Wrangthorn Preach: Joanna Pearson
Community Church Lead: Sue Smith Preach: Ann Walls
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. ROOTSis 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 at 7:30 during term time.
REFRESHMENTSare 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.
Sat 12 May, Ripon Cathedral, 5.30pm Jonathan has been invited by the Bishop to become an Honorary Canon of Ripon Cathedral, and will be inducted at their Evensong service. This is a way of thanking both Jonathan and St George’s for the part we play in the life of the Diocese, one of the ways in which we carry out our Sharing Life/Loving Leeds ministry. Everyone is welcome to attend the service, but please be seated by 5.20pm.
7.30pm, Mon 30 April, Church Centre Join us at Xchange, our mission forum to hear from Will Talbot about his time in India last summer, Elanor Clucas will be sharing about the project she is running in Kenya this summer and from Dan Chadwick about his work with ‘Leeds Faith in Schools’.
Today Church Centre 5:30pm-6.30pm & 8pm-9pm. Thank you for all the clothes donated. There will be a ticket system in place, any donated clothes will be worth a number of tickets that can be swapped for other clothes. For those who don’t bring items to swap there will be tickets available for purchase on the night with proceeds going to the Crypt and Spacious Places. It would be great to see you there.
Tue 8 May, Church Centre, 6pm An evening of dinner and discussion for parents of/and young people aged 9-18 to explore sticky faith. Grab an invite from the board at the back or contact Chris Balding for more details.
Thurs 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 together. Further details and tickets coming soon.
Thu 10 May, Caring for Life Restaurant, Cookridge Christian charity Caring For Life are laying on a 4-course meal for only £19.99 per person. This is a lovely friendly venue that aims to share the love of Jesus with all in their care. Places are limited to 22, so please sign up on the information board in the foyer if you don’t want to miss out. For sample menus, please visit the website or e-mail for more info.
At the Annual Church Meeting on Wednesday, Andy Eaves, Mike Jenkins, Che Seabourne and Jane Woodhead were elected to the PCC. Judith Jackson and Michelle Plant were elected to the Deanery Synod. Please pray for all those who serve on the Council.
Sat May 12, Church Centre, 6.30pm Please help St. George's Mission Trip raise money for the Bethlehem Centre in Romania. Come along to this Movie Night for cakes, milkshakes and lots of ﬁlms. Tickets cost £5 for individuals and £10 for families and are now available. Contact Emi or Rosie for more details.
emi.banciu@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk email@example.com
There will be an opportunity for baptism and for conﬁrmation on Sunday 27 May. If you are interested in either of these, please speak to a member of the clergy. Application must be in by Sunday 13 May.
Tue 1 May, 11-3pm/5-7.30pm Wed 2 May 11am-3pm St George’s Church An exhibition of artistic creativity in the community. Also the opportunity to take a tour of the Crypt and learn about its history. Join us for tea, coffee and cake, bring your friends and enjoy a relaxed, informative afternoon.
Farrell Polson, our caretaker, is retiring on 16 May. He has served both the Church and the Crypt faithfully for the last 13+ years, ﬁrstly as a volunteer, then as church caretaker. He has worked quietly and conscientiously, maintaining the fabric of the church, our houses and preparing the church for events. We would like to mark his retirement with a gift. If you would like to contribute, please put your donation in an envelope marked Farrell Polson and put in the offertory bags or give to a member of staff.
Monday 28 May, 8pm 6 Adel Pasture LS16, We will be discussing Bill Mckibben’s , “Faith in a Sustainable Future”. For further information please contact Paul Vinall.
With a vast majority of The City of Leeds primary school children having English as their second language, they are in need of volunteers to come into the school and do one to one readings with individual children. Training will be provided. Anyone willing to help please contact Joanna.
9.30pm, Sat 26 May, Church Centre This May we will be hearing a message on Paul’s letters by Chris Tilling. Come along for a breakfast of pastries, fruit and coffee followed by discussion, teaching and resources to take away. Please sign up online for this session, sign up on the sheet in the foyer or use the email address bellow.
Thank you so much for the prayers, cards, visits and lifts following my accident earlier this year, all greatly appreciated. Janet Gibson
Melting Pot Network lunch Sun 12 May Church Centre 50+ Network meal Thurs 10 May (see notice) Post Grad meal Sun 12 May Church Centre Roundhay Network lunch Sun 20 May Church Centre Breathe Student Ball Fri 25 May Church For more info about events please contact the relevant network leaders or the ofﬁce:
0113 243 8498 Reception @stgeorgesleeds.org.uk ` Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday
Xchange meeting // Church Centre
11am and 5pm
Treasures Revealed // Church
Treasures Revealed // Church Marriage Prep 1 // Church Centre
Breathe // Church Centre
Roots // Church Centre
10.20 am 10.30 am 6.30 pm
Roots // Church Centre Morning Service // Church Evening Service // Church
12th May, Church Centre, 9.30-1pm What does the Bible teach on male and female leadership? How do we deal with this issue at St George’s? Come and discuss these and more with coffee and pastries provided. To register, please e-mail Kim, alternatively sign up in the foyer.
The Church Ofﬁce is open Monday to Friday between 9.30am & 4.00pm St George’s Church Ofﬁce, Great George Street, Leeds, LS1 3BR 0113 243 8498 firstname.lastname@example.org
Church Centre A multi purpose venue for meetings, conferences and events. 0113 383 2140 email@example.com www.stgeorgescentreleeds.org.uk