Sunday 31st March 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
Easter Sunday Communion Service Lead: Jonathan Clark Preach: Jon Swales
Easter Sunday Communion Service Lead: Dan Tyler Preach: Jonathan Clark
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.
Please get in touch with your ministry organiser as soon as possible to inform them of your summer term commitments from 5th May to 8th September. If you’re not sure who to contact, please e-mail reception.
Some of Roots will be spending 4 days in Cottingley blessing and serving the community there through a variety of different projects. We will be loving Leeds and showing the love of Jesus through action. Please be praying for the young people using the points below, and if you would like updates please email Lottie.
Prayer points: That community will be built between the young people That we will learn what it is to show God’s love to other people Pray God’s blessing on Cottingley and the residents we will meet That we would be welcomed into the neighbourhood That the work we do will meet the needs of the residents That the young people would experience God at work That we learn what it means to be Jesus’ hands and feet on Earth For energy and enthusiasm for all of the leaders For protection against injury That all the admin behind it comes together, making it possible That lots of fun will be had! Please join us on Sunday 7 April in commissioning and praying for the young people as part of our morning all-age service.
7-9 June, Marrick Priory 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. If you are interested in joining us, please contact Dave.
We are looking for ladies with 28-30 June, The Jonas Centre Bookings are now being taken for the women's weekend away. Flyers can be found on the notice board in the church foyer, please return the slip to the office or a member of staff. We'd love to see you there, why not come along as a network or small group? Come along to meet women of all ages, worship, pray and receive teaching from Mary Clark.
pampering or beauty treatment skills to help with a women's ministry outreach event on 13th April. If you're skilled in massages, nail art or any other pampering, or if you're up for being taught a skill to serve with, please e-mail Lisa.
lisa.woodlock@ The next Friday Roots will take stgeorgesleeds.org.uk place on 19th April. Roots’ Sunday group will begin again on 21st April.
The Leeds coalition of agencies involved in the IF campaign are looking for help. If you could help organise transport down to the demonstration in London on 8th June, contact Mark Powley.
9.30am - 4.30pm, Sat13 April, Manchester This men’s event from The Message trust features Andy Hawthorne, Anthony Delaney, Billy Gilvear plus special guests. Tickets are available for £15. Contact Graeme Collins if you’re thinking of going.
5.30-7.30pm, Tuesdays, Centre If you like children and are free on Tuesday evenings, please get in touch. The Farsi group are in need of someone to look after a small group of children, freeing their parents to be involved in leading the Farsi group worship meeting. For more information, please contact Laura:
12.30 - 4pm, Sun 28 Apr, All Hallows Church You are invited to an AJAR (Asylum Justice and Release) event for anyone with an interest in the work of AJAR, We start with shared lunch so people can come straight from church. AJAR works with people seeking asylum who have been taken into detention or at risk of being taken into detention. Please get in contact if you would like to attend.
Sat 3 - Fri 8 Aug, Newark The New Wine Summer Conference is getting nearer, and many from St George’s will be attending. New Wine have extended the Early Bird deadline until Tuesday 30 April, so tickets are still available from £139. See website for details.
7pm, Sat 11 May, Centre Spacious Places is hosting its first ever dinner: a great opportunity to hear more about the work of Spacious Places, and hear clients' testimonies of their journeys of recovery. Tickets are £10 (£5 conc.) and include a two course meal provided by Nurture with drinks. Buy/book in advance from Ruth.
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Kidz Klub Leeds need a full time Office Manager, who will be responsible for crucial aspects of administration, communication and running of the Kidz Klub office. Key areas of the role include: financial admin, team management, HR, communications, PR, event organizing and some elements of fundraising. Deadline for applications is 9am Thurs 25 April, interviews to take place Thurs 2 or Friday 3 May.
9.30am-4.30pm, Sat 27 Apr, Harrogate A one-day course to discover the links between physical and emotional experiences of food and eating. Learn how eating patterns develop and why we use food to express emotion. The cost is £40 and a packed lunch is needed. Please e-mail for info or to apply.
7.30 pm, Weds 24 Apr, Leeds Minster This is a joint fundraising event for the Leeds Minster and St George’s Crypt. 3 Choirs are taking part: St Aidan’s School Chamber Choir, Sing and Tonic and The White Rosettes. The concert is free, but there will be a retiring collection
For more info about Networks and events please visit:
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Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday
Morning Prayer Meeting // Church via Thoresby Place
Morning Worship // Church Evening Worship // Church
7.30pm, Wed 24 April, St George’s At the ACM we will be celebrating what God had done at St George's over the past 12 months and we will also be looking to appoint 6 new people to the Church Council (PCC). The PCC meets every 2 months and its role is to share oversight of the mission and finances of the church with the Rector and other staff. A wide representation of different ages and ministries is key to making the PCC work well. If you think this is a ministry for you, then speak to a churchwarden/member of staff/Dave Sankey or Janet Gibson. Job descriptions and application forms for the PCC are available in the Foyer. Remember that you must be on the Electoral Roll to stand for the Council.
The Electoral Roll is being completely revised this year which means that everyone needs to fill out a new form. People can join the Roll once they are over the age of 16 and are baptised; have regularly attended worship at the church for 6 months; are resident in the Parish; have completed the Electoral Roll form. Anyone on the Electoral Roll can stand for the Church Council and can vote at the Annual Church Meeting (on 24 April). Forms are now available in the foyer, please fill one in before the deadline - Next Sunday 7th April.
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