Weekly notices – 11 August 2019 Trinity 8

BROOMHILL FESTIVAL is looking for new committee members with new skills and ideas to offer this successful event.  We particular need a New Treasurer. Speak to me or contact the church office if you’d like more information. Frances Gray

RIDE LONDON Massive thank you everyone who sponsored James for his bike ride.  He enjoyed the 100 mile race on last Sunday. Ceri

RETIREMENT OF PETER BURROWS, BISHOP OF DONCASTER Farewell service on Sat 28 Sept at Doncaster Minster at 4pm.  Followed by refreshments and presentation. To reserve place contact Church House on 01709 309100. Sue H

BROOMHILL METHODIST CHURCH – the congregation of The Beacon, Broomhill is grateful for our thoughts and prayers at this time. They will continue to gather for worship on Sundays until the end of August and then members will join another congregation.  The building is being kept on by the Methodist Circuit and there will continue to be a group meeting on Thursday mornings to which all are welcome. I am in contact with them about future ideas.  Sue H

SAVE THE DATE! Our wedding will be on 25th July 2020, from 3pm till late. All welcome! See us for details. Anne and Anna

FRIENDSHIP CLUB Break for Summer.  See you all in September. Details: 268 1426  Rosalind

DO YOU SELL ON EBAY? If you would like to help raise funds for St Mark’s by selling some unneeded items on eBay please contact me in the office.  Sarah R

TREASURER NEEDED for the Broomhall Centre. Half a day a week, to undertake all accounts, payroll and other duties. A great opportunity help in our community. Please contact Sarah R in the office if you’d like more information.  Sue

MACMILLIAN BIG COFFEE MORNING Fri 27 Sept in the Lounge in memory of my parents & best friend.  Please come along.  If you’re able to bake a cake please let me know. Sarah R

COMMUNITY LITTER PICK  BROOMHALL – 4th Saturday of month Meet at end of Collegiate Crescent /Brunswick St. Margaret Phipps

CRC AUTUMN CONFERENCE we are delighted to host poet and theologian, Padraig Ó Tuama, on ‘Borders and Belonging’ on Sat 19 Oct 2019 Please make bookings at https:// bordersandbelonging.eventbrite.co.uk (or by cheque via the leaflet available in the narthex). Anne Padget

CONGRATULATIONS to Arthur and Anne Button who have just celebrated their 62nd Wedding Anniversary. The Clergy Team

SOUP RUN We need new volunteers for the Saturday evening soup run –       a 1 in 5 weekend commitment from 5.30pm-8pm on a Saturday – making sandwiches/drinks and handing them out in town.  If you’re interested, please email office@stmarkssheffield.co.uk Rosie Hunt

OPERA TICKETS! Opera on Location are currently rehearsing at St Mark’s and have given us 2 tickets to see La Traviata in Waterstone’s in Orchard Square on 22 Aug at 7.15pm.  Please place sealed bids for tickets to raise funds for St Mark’s in red box at rear of church.  Sarah R

THANK YOU! £985 was raised at St Marks of a total of £1900 which has been given to Care4Calais. Your support is appreciated and makes a difference. Manuchehr and Arman

A GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE is being organised by young people for Fri 20 Sept to wake up our politicians and those in power to take the decisive action to counter the climate emergency.  Sheffield details not yet announced but put the date in your diary and keep an eye out for details. For background info see article in The Guardian by Greta Thunberg – http://bitly.ws/4×76 or on the Environment board in the corridor.  Michael Bayley

LOUNGE DECORATION In the coming weeks the Lounge will be out of action for decorating, new carpet and curtains.  The Upper Room is booked every day in August for Opera on Location rehearsals (see left for ticket opportunity!!). If you need to use a room please contact the office. Sarah R

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