Sunday 8th September 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
Positive Thinking Lead: Mark Powley Preach: Jonathan Clark
United Leeds Lead: Jonathan Clark Preach: Tony Campolo
Community Church Lead: Sue Smith Preach: Phil Thomas
Wrangthorn Preach: Jimmy Lawrence
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.
2.30pm, Sat 14 Sept, Church 1pm, Sun 8 Sept, Kirkstall Abbey After our picnic at Otley Chevin before the summer, Roots and Explorers Families and friends are invited to Kirkstall Abbey today for another picnic. We will meet in the LFR if the weather is wet or cold! If you can’t find us, please ring Lottie. We hope to see you there!
7.30pm, Wed 11 Sept, 7 King Edward Avenue, Horsforth, LS18 4BD Are you going to uni or know someone that is going to uni in September? We want to help you to go feeling prepared. We’re hosting an evening exploring being a Christian at Uni. We will be eating together, looking at churches to link up with and praying for you as you prepare. We can also link you with people at St G's so you can stay connected while you are away. Please let us know if you are planning to join us.
10-11.30am, Tuesdays, Centre Play and Pray is a great place for children aged 0-5 and their parents/carers to meet and have fun. We have a range of activities, crafts, a story and song time, as well as snacks and drinks for everyone. This term starts on Tues 10th Sept. For more info, contact Fiona.
Nick Fry & Millie Robinson are getting married here next Saturday, and would love you to join them for the ceremony and for tea and cake afterwards.
12.30-4pm, Sun 15 Sept, Park Dale Hall Come to the grassy area in the Marlboroughs to hear the Little Woodhouse Community Choir, meet local Community Support Officers and enjoy a bbq! All are welcome.
Mondays, St Thomas Crookes Campus, S10 1UL SBTC open access theology modules, £220 each including refreshments, marked essay and letter of recognition of work. (Bursaries available). Introduction to the New Testament 9am-1pm, Mon 30 Sep-2 Dec This module introduces students to the study of the New Testament, its historical context and approaches to study that illuminate faith and practice. Mission and Evangelism 2-5pm, Mon 14 Oct–10 Mar This course will combine teaching, discussion and practical reflection on mission, with input from expert practitioners.
The Alpha Course is an amazing opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith. It’s also a great opportunity to serve; by welcoming guests and waiting tables, or leading a table and guiding discussions. If you can help, please contact Lisa.
7.30pm, Mondays, Centre Good singers with a heart for this ministry are invited to join St George’s Choir. There is no audition. Weekly practices are underway to rehearse for Carols by Candlelight on Sun 15 Dec.
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11am-3.30pm, Sat 21 Sept, Faith Lodge Come and find out about Faith Lodge and what we do! At the same time enjoy a BBQ, home-made cakes, have your car washed and meander through stalls supporting this part of St George’s Crypt. All welcome.
We have two car parking spaces for rental in the Church Centre, Mon - Fri, for £150 per month. If you or anyone you know might be interested in these spaces, please contact Maureen Lawrence. If you work in the City Centre, please let your colleagues know.
7pm, Sat 21 Sept, Graeme Collins’ house in Cookridge This event will be an opportunity to bring friends and enjoy some time together. We will be cooking a roast pork joint outdoors, Please bring a bottle (or more!) to share, and any questions for our vicar to answer. A contribution towards cost would be appreciated. Please email Graeme if you intend to come and how many guests you intend to bring along for catering purposes by Weds 18 Sept.
7.30pm, Wednesdays from 11 Sep, Park Dale Hall If you would like to improve the way you budget and save, this free, 3-session course is for you! . Confidential chats available if needed. We have limited space so please respond asap to avoid disappointment.
Would you like to earn some extra money whilst at uni? The St George’s Centre (adjacent to the church steps) needs catering bank staff for their meeting and conference rooms; serving tea, coffee and lunches during the week and occasional weekend events. All we ask is that you are self-motivated with a serving heart. For more info, please contact Maureen.
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For more info about Networks and events please visit:
www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/ networks reception@ stgeorgesleeds.org.uk 0113 243 8498
6-8pm, Weds 25 Sept, Crypt The Christian Medical Fellowship (CMF) and Addiction Consortium Leeds (ACL) are running an event on ‘Addiction and the Medical Profession’. To register your interest, please contact Dave Paterson.
6-9.30pm, Tue 22 Oct, Living Hope Church, LS9 8HE This is an annual networking event for Christians from different backgrounds, cultures and postcodes, with a focus on seeing Leeds transformed. There will be stalls from various Christian social action initiatives with the opportunity to find out about what is already going on in and around Leeds.
The HEARTS Project offers a range of support services to young refugees and their families across Leeds. We are currently recruiting volunteers to mentor young refugees around their educational needs. We ask mentors to commit to 1-2 hours per week for at least six months. We provide specialist training and on-going support. For more information, please contact Nola.
nola.pugh@ childrenssociety.org.uk 0113 2363900
Please pray for this year’s harvest donations. Please pray that the ongoing foodbank at the Crypt will have enough food to meet the demand. The foodbank at the Crypt has been going for probably as long as the Crypt has existed and we prepare at least 20 food parcels a week for people who are in desperate need of help.
Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday
Prayer Meeting // Church via Thoresby Place
Welcome Event // Church Centre Wedding - Nick & Millie // Church
Morning Worship // Church Evening Worship // Church
Sharing Life Welcome
10am-12noon, Sat 14 Sept, Church Centre // 7.30-9.30pm, Weds 18 Sept, Church Centre What is the vision of St George’s? How do I get to know people? What is a network? How do I connect to one? What opportunities are there to serve? For the chance to find the answers to these questions and many more please come along to one of the events. There will be a chance to meet some of the leadership team as well as others who are new to church. You will also hear more about our church vision and values. Please tell us you’re coming by filling in one of the blue slips that can be found in the foyer or e-mail Lisa for more information.
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
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8 Sept Notice Sheet