Weekly Notices – 26 May – Easter 6

BIG PRAISE! 2 JUNE The Young Adults group (and friends) are trialling a new worship service at 4pm. All are very welcome! Ben Ryan & Lu Skerratt

FRIENDSHIP CLUB On half term.  Returning 5 May with Tips, hints and exercises for keeping mobile.  Details from Rosalind – 0114 268 1426.

DONATIONS BY TEXT to St Marks have raised about £100 since it was launched. NB. we now have a new provider, and a new number. To make a donation, text ‘STMARKS 5’ to 70085 to donate £5. This costs £5 plus a std rate msg. Alternatively, you can opt to give any whole amount up to £20. Thanks! Clergy & Finance Team

HELP NEEDED! GARDEN PARTY Sat 15 June.  We need people to sign up NOW so that we can plan.  You can help in all sorts of ways. Sign up sheet at back of church. Please talk to us. Briony and Andrew Sanderson

CRAFT STALLS if you (or a friend) would like a craft stall at the St Mark’s Garden Party (15 June) please contact garden.party.2019@gmail.com asap

CHOIR We are always open to new members, particularly any new basses. Rehearsals 6.30 – 8pm Thurs & 9am Sun. Speak to me if interested in knowing more.  David Willington

FILING CABINET 3 drawer with cupboard above. Free but collection only from near church.  Please contact Sarah in the office if interested. Sarah R

CTBB SHARED LUNCH After the service on Sunday 9 June. Please sign up to bring lasagne/pasta bake. Briony

DEANERY CONFIRMATION SERVICE Thursday 30th May St John’s Ranmoor at 7.30pm. Please come along if you can to support St Mark’s candidates.  Clergy team

HERITAGE OPEN DAY HELP NEEDED The church will be open on Fri 20 & Sat 21 Sept between 1pm and 5pm.  We need a small team of volunteers to show visitors round – full briefing available. Please contact me. Philp.churchwarden@btinternet.com Philip Booth

LENT & EASTER FEEDBACK members of the ministry team greatly appreciate your feedback after festivals.  Please fill in a form at the back of the church to help us review this year’s and plan next.  Many thanks, Ministry Team

GOOD GOD! Gender and Sexual Equality in the Church: Impossibility or Imperative? 20th July. Workshops by Andrew Foreshew-Cain, Rosalind Rutherford, Janet Morley, Jeremy Clines, Lu Skerratt & Imogen Clout. Book your places on this study day using Eventbrite through the church website or Facebook page. John, Joe & Sue

SCARBOROUGH COACH TRIP St John’s Ranmoor annual coach trip Sat 29 June.  Leaving 8.30am returning c.7pm.  Adults £12 or children £6.  More info or book email Claire on administrator@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk Sarah R

DID YOU KNOW? Holiday intensive language courses at King Edward VII School – 5 week short courses available in 9 languages aimed at complete beginners. Sign up by 3rd June, classes to begin w/c 10th June. https://www.kes.sheffield.sch.uk/evening-classes-full-programme Sarah C

CHRISTIAN AID APPEAL GARDEN PARTY /BRING AND BUY sale on Weds 29 May 2.30-5.30 pm at Rivelin Valley – contact the office for details. Come and see our rescue ponies. Wendy Maas

PCN BRITAIN invites you to a conference exploring religion and atheism on 8 June in central London. The speakers include Richard Holloway, Harriet Harris and the philosopher and Guardian columnist Julian Baggini. Full details and booking forms are in church. Adrian Alker

KITCHEN APPLIANCES NEEDED FOR CARE4CALAIS We are going back to Care4Calais in June/July. We need: Sinks, Kitchen units, Fridge/ Freezer, Microwave, Washing Machine, Stainless Steel Sheets For more information please contact SYMAAG/ Care4Calais Manuchehr

THE TIME IS NOW – a mass lobby of MPs at parliament on Weds 26 June supported by the Climate Coalition & Greener UK. We need to urge our MPs to respond urgently to the climate emergency. Sign up via the Christian Aid website. Michael Bayley

CHRIS KNIGHT MEMORIAL SERVICE will take place on Fri 7 June at 11.30am.  Please continue to hold the family in your prayers.  Clergy Team

COME AND SING Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man in aid of ASSIST and part of the Broomhill Festival. Sun 16 June,1.30 pm rehearsal, 5.30 pm concert.No experience necessary.  See me for info. David W

RATION CHALLENGE! For Refugee Week (16-23rd June) I’ll be eating the same rations as a Syrian refugee to raise money for those living in refugee camps through the charity, Concern. If you’d like to find out more please check out: https://my.rationchallenge.org.uk/ or come and speak to me. Thank you! Lu

BROOMHALL GIRLS YOUTH GROUP– needs your skills! Are you able to give some time and skills to help us write a funding bid or put together a website? We are not asking for long term membership but instead a few helpers with particular pieces of work. If you would like to help out please contact me. childrensworker@stmarkssheffield.co.uk Hannah Jones

CLOTHES SWAP & WINE EVENING for Suitworks – Weds 19 June, drop in from 7.30pm. £8 tickets (inc. 5 items) on door.  All welcome, with or without clothes donations. Email for info rosiehunt@hotmail.co.uk  Rosie

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