Weekly Notices 2 June 2019 – Easter 7

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

FRIENDSHIP CLUB Wednesdays at 1.30pm in the Lounge.  June 5th. All are welcome to come and join in some armchair exercises. More info 2303242 Mary Jane

NIGHT SERVICE SURVEY If you’re part of night service in any way (or would like to be) please complete the online survey (link below) to help us reflect on where we are and what could happen next. Cate https://tinyurl.com/NightService2019

10 DAYS between Ascension and Pentecost “Thy Kingdom Come” resources are available on the Prayer Table. Clergy Team

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

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

CTBB SHARED LUNCH NEXT WEEK After the service. Please sign up to bring lasagne/pasta bake. Briony

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. Philip.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 c7pm.  Adults £12 or children £6.  More info or book email Claire on administrator @stjohnsranmoor.org.uk Sarah R

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

BROOMHILL FESTIVAL 2019 Programmes are now available, please pick up a copy. Sarah R.

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

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

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

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

COME AND SING Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man in aid of ASSIST as part of the Broomhill Festival. Sun 16 June,1.30 pm rehearsal, 5.30 pm concert. No experience necessary.  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

RIDE LONDON James Ryder is cycling the 100 mile ‘Ride London’ race to raise money for Bwindi Community Hospital in Uganda, where Ceri previously worked. If you’d like to sponsor him visit – uk.virginmoneygiving.com/JamesRyder5 or you could give cash to any of the Ryders! Thanks very much! Ceri

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.ukHannah 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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