Sunday 8 July 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
Romans 9 Lead: Jon Swales Preach: Mark Powley
Romans 9 Lead: Lisa Woodlock and Jon Swales Preach: Mark Powley
Wrangthorn Preach: Rob Denton
Community Church Meeting at Wrangthorn this week
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 host a student network every Thursday night during term time, restarting in September.
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.
Check the church website for the link to our LIVE ‘On-Line Auction’ . There will be many items to choose from and proceeds go towards the projects. Browse and bid for restaurant vouchers, golf at Cookridge Hall, Health Club Passes, theatre tickets and more.
Mission Trip 2-12 August If you would like to make a donation for the mission trip please use the link below. All donations will be given as a gift to the Bethlehem Centre to help ﬁnance the projects. Your donation is much appreciated. www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/ romania2012
From September St George’s will be launching a new single evening service. This follows a time of reﬂection on the Sunday service pattern and the best way to pursue our vision. More details of the new service (including time and format) will be conﬁrmed shortly. Please direct any comments or questions to Mark Powley or another member of the leadership team.
St George's School of Theology 2012-13 includes a Faith Track and the ﬁrst full launch of Academy of Life, a new course in practical discipleship. Jon Swales will be hosting the Faith Track group, leading discussion based on recorded and live speakers. This track will give an overview of the Christian faith and look deeper into what it means and how to live it. Mark Powley will be leading the Academy of Life. This new course focuses on seven ways we become like Jesus. It aims to grow lifelong discipleship through a mix of inspiring teaching, group reﬂection and practical exercises through the year. For more details pick up a ﬂyer from the foyer.
St George’s Overseas Mission Committee would like to support anyone going on or thinking about short term mission. The committee can help with: Suggestions of Short Term Mission opportunities Prayer Support Financial Support Contact Stuart Roberts for more details or pick up a free copy of the Short Term Mission directory in the foyer.
Well, not yet, but if you sing, you are invited to join an augmented Worship Ministry Choir for the Carols by Candlelight services. Rehearsals are on Mondays from 3 September. All voices are welcome - especially Sopranos and Altos. To ﬁnd out more, contact:
0113 261 2679 email@example.com
mission@ Sat 28 July - Fri 3 Aug, Newark stgeorgesleeds.org.uk Many people from St George’s
During the summer we like to give our dedicated Children’s Team a rest. We therefore need some willing volunteers to come along and help lead some activities for our children during the summer holidays. Please get in touch if you feel you can help in any way – planning and training will be provided!
are heading to New Wine North East in a few weeks time and it would be great if you could join us. Full and half week tickets are available online, or day passes can be purchased on the gate. For more information, visit the website.
2.30pm, Sat 21 July Mary-Jane Latimer and Sim Walker would like to invite you to celebrate their wedding with them at St George’s Church.
7pm, Thu 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. £10/5 tickets can be reserved by emailing the ofﬁce.
Leeds Asylum Seekers’ Support Network have a job vacancy for an ‘English at Home Manager’. For more info email the church ofﬁce or visit the website.
We are looking for someone to take on the role of coordinator for our long term mission partners. Robin Carmichael is stepping down - please see the upcoming St George’s Life for Robin’s reﬂections on this role. More details from:
7.30-9.30pm, Fri 13 July, Holy Trinity, Boar Lane Come and see what Street Angels is all about - for curry & training. And 9.30pm-3am if you want to give it a go on the streets! Contact Beth for more details and to RSVP
Christ Church Armley Youth Project are seeking someone with experience in youth work for this part-time mentoring tole. For more information email Sally Bolton.
Re-Imagining the Environment, Mon 9 July, Outwood House Gareth’s doctoral work looked at questions of sustainability and how worldviews shape our thinking about all aspects of the environment. This free event will challenge us to think about the world in Christian ways and to walk faithfully with our Creator.
Sun 15 July, 4pm onwards: at Outwood House, Outwood Lane, Horsforth LS18 4HR (admission free). Come and relax in the beautiful gardens of Outwood House and meet Christians from local universities. At 5.30 there’ll be a talk by Prof. Maarten Verkerk, from Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands. Please indicate your interest on the Facebook page.
St Peter’s , Addingham, LS29, is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Youth Worker to nurture existing youth groups and reach young people in the wider community aged 11-18. 11 hours per week, £17-19k pro rata. Closing date 31 July.
firstname.lastname@example.org 01943 605253
A part-time communication and resource ofﬁcer position is being offered by Leeds Church Institute. The closing date for applications is 13 July. Please download a form from the LCI website or e-mail your request to the address below.
www.leedschurchinstitute.co.uk moira@ leedschurchinstitute.org
Take Off Network Weekend Blaithwaite, Cumbria Fri 13-15 July 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
10.20am 10.30am 6.30pm
Roots // Church Centre Morning Worship // Church Evening Worship // Church
12.30-3.30pm, Sunday 15 July, Marlborough Grange/Park Dale Hall To bless the local community and encourage Community Church. Come along for free food, refreshments, performance from Community Choir (1.45pm), face painting and kids games. Bring something to sit on and maybe some cake to share!
4pm-8pm. Mon 16-Fri 20 July Low key evangelism including conversational outreach, informal talks, free cafe and creative opportunities to talk about life, Jesus and the gospel. Youth evangelistic event on Friday. Team will eat and meet together from 3-9pm. If you’d like to ﬁnd out more and how you can be involved, speak to Jon Swales:
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
A multi purpose venue for meetings, conferences and events. 0113 383 2140
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