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.
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.
10.30am Hearing God’s Voice Lead: Jonathan Clark Preach: Joanna Pearson
10.30am Community Church Lead: Joyce Illingworth Preach: Sally Bannatyne
10.30am Wrangthorn Preach: David Kibble
6.30pm No evening service - Network Sunday
Sunday 3rd March 2013
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, contact Dave.
Fri 28 - Sun 30 June, The Jonas Centre, Wensleydale Escape to the country for a weekend of chatting, walking, building friendships and seeking God together! It’s a great chance to go away with others from your Network or small group. If you’d like to join us, please contact Lisa.
12noon, Sun 10 Mar, Church If you have a heart for worship, the St George’s Worship Ministry are in need of people to serve on the projection team. If you have some technical knowledge and are interested, there is a training session after the morning service on the date stated above. Please e-mail Chris if you’d like to attend.
The IF campaign recognises that aid is only a first step in tackling global poverty, and that we should go beyond it to the deeper causes, like climate change and tax dodging. If you would like to support the campaign, please consider writing to your MP using the online guide or contact Mark.
6.30pm, Sun 3 Mar, Church This evening Network Sunday will be taking place. There will be lots of different network events happening, but if you’re not part of a network yet a group will be meeting in the church to worship together and study God’s word.
12.30pm, Tues 5 Mar, Church All are welcome to celebrate John’s life at this thanksgiving service.
10.30am, Sat 9 Mar, Pateley Bridge You would be welcome to join us for a 9 mile walk along the Nidderdale Way to the spectacular Brimham Rocks, returning along the banks of the River Nidd. Please contact Lindsey Pallant for more details.
[email protected] 07742920904
Many thanks to all those who have responded to our Vision Appeal and helped us achieve an amazing result. There is a letter from Jonathan for you in the Foyer. If you have responded without filling out a Vision form, please let Janet Gibson know so that we can amend our details.
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 as soon as possible.
Deadline for the notice sheet is 12 noon on Thursday
Shammah took his stand in the middle of the field. He defended it... and the LORD brought about a great victory. (2 Samuel 23:12) St George's Church Cricket Club are holding cricket nets at Headingley Indoor Centre on Wednesdays (8-9pm) and Fridays (9-10pm) until Easter. All welcome, even if you're rusty! Matches begin on 13th April. Come and play cricket for Jesus! See the website or contact Tony for info.
stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/cricket [email protected]
Please speak to Che if you are interested in the mission trip from the 26th July to 4th August. The deadline for applications is 17th March.
11am-4pm, Sat 9 Mar, Bishopthorpe Palace, York If you are aged 18-30 and feel that God may be calling you to Anglican ministry, this event is for you. The day is a chance to look at God’s calling on your life and to find out what ministry training and ordination are about, with an address from Dr John Sentamu. See the website to book a place.
For more info about Networks
and events please visit: www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk/
Network Sunday is a chance to share life and love Leeds within Networks instead of meeting at Church for the
Please pick up a flyer in the foyer or contact your network
leader to see what’s happening as networks meet
all over Leeds.
Please share and tweet your Network Sunday stories!
0113 243 8498
Kidz Klub are looking to employ someone for maternity cover. The role starts in April, 17.5 hours per week working with 4 -11year olds. If you are interested, please contact Trish.
A group of Leeds churches are working together to plant food banks around the city. They are in need of trustees who will lead and support the running of the initiative. People with strengths in finance, organisation and people skills will meet several times a year to release the volunteers to do their amazing work. For more info or to apply, please contact Lisa.
[email protected] 07821706026
Spacious Places are looking for a filing cabinet - if you (or your work) have one going spare, please get in touch!
Room available to rent in Hyde Park/Burley area, £240 per month. Sharing with two trainee teachers. Available now - please contact Ruth for details.
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 [email protected] www.stgeorgesleeds.org.uk
Church Centre A multi purpose venue for meetings, conferences and events. 0113 383 2140 [email protected] www.stgeorgescentreleeds.org.uk
This event is also a great chance to serve on a team - as well as see Adrian and Bridget for free! It takes a lot of work to put on events like this and serving on a team is a good way of playing our part. If you would like to serve on the team for this event please contact Dave Sankey.
Tue 5 12.30pm Thanksgiving for John Neal // Church
Wed 6 7.00pm Alpha // Church Centre
Thu 7 7.30am Morning Prayer Meeting // Church via Thoresby Place
Sun 10 10.30am 6.30pm
Mothering Sunday Service // Church Evening Worship // Church
7.30pm, Fri 15 Mar, St George’s Church Adrian and Bridget combine poetry, storytelling and humour to present a unique evening that is both heart-warming and entertaining. This is a charity fundraising event in aid of the Sailors’ Society who provide welfare support for merchant seafarers. All are welcome for the evening with Dave Bilbrough leading us in worship. Tickets are available to collect from the office or order online for £12.