Weekly Notices – 11th November 2018

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD is an astonishing film made by Peter Walker to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Armistice. It consists entirely of contemporary film footage and cartoons of the preparations for war and life in the trenches, but beautifully colourised so that the individuals really come alive in a new way. The commentary is entirely in the voices of veterans of WW1. Showing TONIGHT on BBC2 at 9.30pm. (Not suitable for children under 15). Janet Morley

BROOMHILL COMMUNITY LITTER PICK Sat 17 Nov 11.00 – 1.00 Please join us for the launch at Broomhill Community Library. Bring friends/family. Equipment provided, refreshments. Spread the word! Tel: 273 4276 Kathy Harbord

MARK’S MESSENGER November edition is now in pigeon holes and on the card stall. Please notify davidprice2@googlemail.com urgently of any contributions to the December issue. David P

DONATE OLD LAPTOPS to support schools in South Africa – Tyume Valley Schools, a local charity supporting schools in remote parts of the Eastern Cape, recently had some laptops stolen. Could you donate an old laptop with Windows 7 or above? Contact paul.blomfield.mp @parliament.uk for further details. Michael Miller

FRAGMENTS OF WAR will be performed at Kelham Island Museum (15 Nov) & St Marys Church Walkley (16 Nov). For each ticket sold the company will make a contribution to the British Red Cross to recognise their efforts during the war. Contact: fragmentsofwar2018@gmail.com

FRIENDSHIP CLUB Wednesdays 1.30pm in the Lounge.  14 November – words and music with Mark’s Three. All welcome. Details from Carol on 266 5628.

BOOK LAUNCH – 25 NOV David Price, will introduce his new book Welcome to Sheffield: a Migration History. Showing how Sheffield has become cosmopolitan with more than one fifth of the population being of ethnic minority heritage. At St Mark’s 25 Nov 6pm. Manuch

BUCKET COLLECTION There will be a bucket collection after 10am church service on Sun 18 Nov for Famine Relief in Yemen. ” This is not a disaster waiting to happen it is HAPPENING NOW Thanks Dilys 

ASSIST NIGHT SHELTER Do you know anyone who could help with the ASSIST night shelter one or two nights a month. They are urgently in need of more volunteers to keep the shelter open and prevent destitute asylum seekers from having to sleep on the streets. Contact volunteer@assistsheffield.org.uk

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC We are delighted that David Willington our new Director of Music and Organist is now in post, and with us this morning. Welcome, David! Sue/Sarah/Shan

DID YOU KNOW – only 2% of young adults identify as Anglican. This makes our youth work so important! We need more leaders for all ages in our Sunday morning groups. Interested? Please talk to us. Jen R, Sarah C

TOY SALE Sat 24 Nov 2-4pm in the Lounge Do you have toys to sell? Book a table for only £10. Like to buy for Christmas?  Can you offer to help on the day? Proceeds to Assist. Please contact Sarah R in the office by Mon 19 Nov to book a table or offer help, or speak to me. Kathy Harbord

WORKER WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES We are now advertising for this new post on the church website and Facebook page. Deadline for applications is Friday, 16 Nov. Please share widely. Sue/Sarah

CHRISTMAS CHOIR Hi from the new Director of Music. The choir’s making a start on some Advent and Christmas repertoire. If you fancy having a sing and think that now might be a good time to give it a go, I’d love to meet you. I’ll be the new one looking slightly lost hoping he’s getting the choir to sing at the right time. Do please come and say hello. David Willington

BLUE BOXES thank you to everyone who has donated a blue box to Broomhill Infants School, they really appreciate it.  Sarah C

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