Weekly Notices 13th May 2018

Please note: these notices are for the week beginning Sunday 13th May 2018.

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK is here! From TODAY to Saturday 19th. There’s lots happening. Sheffield Cathedral has the i witness exhibition featuring images and artwork from Haiti. Also the Gareth Davies-Jones concert on the Thursday. See the details on the noticeboard in the foyer. Helen Hillman

CHRISTIAN AID HOUSE TO HOUSE COLLECTION If you kindly agreed to help please pick up your envelope pack from church TODAY after the service, from Sarah R during office hours, or by arrangement from me 0114 2584241 Helen Hillman

THE SANCTUARY in Chapel Walk. Thanks to all from St Mark’s who voted in the Peoples’ Project. We were successful and the Sanctuary will be getting nearly £50,000 to support its work over the coming year. David P

NEPAL ON SCREEN 2 beautiful films about Nepal at Abbeydale Picture House 6.30pm Thurs 17 May. Tickets £12  from jonathan@phaseworldwide.org Proceeds to projects in Nepal. Dilys

END HUNGER CAMPAIGN The PCC has endorsed the following pledge: We commit to do what we can to end hunger locally, and to call on the UK government to play its part in ending hunger in the UK.’ St Mark’s supports both the S2 & S6 food banks. David P

COACH TRIP TO WHITBY with St John’s Ranmoor. Sat 14 July. Contact Claire on 230 1199 or administrator@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk

PENTECOST NEXT SUNDAY There is no 10am at St Mark’s but a joint service with our ecumenical partners CTBB at The Beacon, Broomhill (next to Oxfam).  The Service starts at 10.30am and is followed by a short CTBB AGM and a shared lunch – we have been invited to bring cold savouries to share. The Revd Will Fletcher will take on the role of moderator of CTBB from Kim Willis. It would be great to have as many people there as possible to celebrate the wonderful work the The Beacon, St Andrews and St Marks achieve together. Kim

FRIENDSHIP CLUB Wednesdays in the lounge at 1.30 pm 16 May: Bents Green singers here to entertain us. All welcome. Details: 268 1426: Rosalind

THE MEMORIAL GARDEN has been full of colour since Easter and now the tulips are out too. Do walk round and have a quick look. Shelagh AND THANK YOU to Shelagh! Sue

GREENBELT We have 5 x 18-25 tickets & 5 x adult tickets at the reduced price.  If you know of anyone who would like to go.  Please contact Sue H

NEW ON THE LIBRARY SHELVES “Somebody I used to know” by Wendy Mitchell – It is completely brilliant and rather inspiring, I couldn’t put it down – Janet Morley. Maureen B

FESTIVAL BROCHURES  A few of the brochures have pages in the middle missing and pages duplicated.  Please check yours and if it is duff please help yourself to another at the back of the narthex.  Really sorry!   Shelagh

18-25’s BBQ Sat 26th May from 7pm The Green/Vicarage. Want to spend time with people your own age in Church? Come along and share ideas about how – or just come to this and have fun! Bring stuff to BBQ / food to share! Lu

HEALTH & WELLBEING IN SHEFFIELD Question Time Style Debate Sun 8 July 6pm in the Lounge.  What does Christianity have to say in debates about the future of the NHS? Now in it’s 70th year, hear from experts and debate the future and how it may affect you.  Judy Robinson

HOME GROUP meet 2nd Tues of the month 7.30 – 9.30pm. New members welcome. If you are interested in coming please contact Kim Willis 2583976 or Tim Gregory 2884198 for more details. Jennifer Hurrell

FAITH STORIES During May we will be using the Sermon slot to hear some people’s faith journeys.  We hope that this will encourage many people to share, quietly over coffee, some of your faith stories with each other. “What keeps your faith alive?”  Sue

CONFIRMATION 26 SEP here at St Mark’s.  If you are interested in Confirmation or would like to be part of a small group exploring issues of faith then please email Sue H.  Thank you! sue@stmarkssheffield.co.uk

CRAFT STALLS at The Great Get Together on 16 June are now available to hire please contact me to book or for more info.  Tell your crafty friends! sarahbuck24@hotmail.co.uk Sarah

THE BIG WEEKEND AWAY NOTICES

21-23 Sept 2018.  Our special guests on Saturday will be Bishop Pete Wilcox and his wife, the novelist Catherine Fox.  Book NOW to avoid disappointment!  Forms at the back of church. Less than 25 places left!   Tanya

FUNDRAISING NOTICEBOARD for Big Weekend Away.  Please have a look and think about ways of raising money for the event of the year. This can be fun and a great way to get to know people better! Sue Sarah Shan

EVENTS COMING UP

MIGRATION HISTORY WALK On 20 May 2.30 to 4.30 pm. Find out how Sheffield became multi-cultural. Start Paradise Square. Walk 1.5 miles to Ellesmere Green, Burngreave. Bus back to city centre. Cost: £5. Contact 0114 296 0806 or davidprice2@googlemail.com David P

GAMES NIGHT! Fri 8 June at 7pm in the Lounge. Games, soft drinks & nibbles provided – Bring a bottle & your games. £10 per person. We can order in Pizza! See Facebook Event. Sarah C / Sarah R

ENNEAGRAM WORKSHOP Sat 30 June Come along, have fun and learn more about each other! A leaflet at back of church will give you more information. Or have a chat with us. Jane and Anne

 

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