Weekly Notices – 15th April 2018

Notices for the week beginning Sunday 15th April 2018

THE BIG WEEKEND AWAY 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.   Tanya

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

PCC 2018-19 At the APCM NEXT Sunday 29 April we will elect the PCC for the coming year.  If you’re interested in coming onto the PCC please speak to myself or Philip Booth TODAY. Thank you. Pat Hunt

BRING & SHARE LUNCH NEXT SUNDAY 29 April after the Annual Meeting. Please sign the sheet to indicate what you would like to contribute. Briony

EXPLORING WHAT MATTERS A course to bolster community & improve mental well-being, every Weds evening 7-9pm for 8 weeks from 25 April at Broomhill Library facilitated by Jane Padget & Wilma Scott. More info at www.actionforhappiness.org Have a chat with Jane if you would like to know more ? Jane Padget

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

WANT A JOB? We’re looking for volunteers to serve in the Sanctuary, and helpers for the sound desk; especially over the summer.  For more details please talk to the Clergy. Sue H

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS DAYS Sat 28 April at St Francis Church, West Bessacarr & Sat 22 Sept at St Mark’s. More information from Carol Arber 07725 897397 or jacarber@virginmedia.com

LIBRARY BOOK RECOMMENDATION from Gary Grief – “Reasons to stay alive” by Matt Haig. Only short, but exceedingly readable.  Never self-pitying, it’s hopeful and funny. Do read and enjoy Maureen Bownas

KEEPING IN TOUCH TEA PARTY following Helen’s article in the March Messenger highlighting the issue of loneliness, if you can offer an occasional call to someone (or would like to receive one) join us for tea and cake TODAY at 3pm to discuss. Sarah C, Helen Fisher & Gill MacGregor

MIGRATION HISTORY WALK On 13 & 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 for Weekend Away funds. Contact 0114 296 0806 or davidprice2@googlemail.com David P

MARK’S MESSENGER Andrew Burdett is leaving Messenger team, so we are seeking a new volunteer editor to join the team. If interested, please contact us 0114 296 0806 or davidprice2@googlemail.com David

BROOMFIELD ROAD CLOSURE Please note that Broomfield Road will be closed ALL DAY NEXT SUNDAY 29 April whilst they remove the Kier porta cabins. Sarah R

FRIENDSHIP CLUB Weds at 1.30 p.m. in the lounge. 25 April:  “John and Miranda go sailing…” All welcome. Details 268 1426 Rosalind

CHRISTIAN AID MAY DAY TREK Help raise money to tackle some of the root causes and effects of poverty across the world. 6 or 11 mile sponsored circular walk starting 10 am from St. Luke’s, Lodge Moor. Registration online or from 9.30am on the day. See notice in the foyer, or visit www. sheffieldMayDayTrek.org.uk  Helen Hillman

AGAINST THE GRAIN – AN EVENING WITH GARTH HEWITT on Sat 12th May (7:30pm) at St Mark’s Church. Garth sings of hope and justice for uncertain times. Tickets see us after the service (£10). Tanya R & Simon E

MORE FINANCIAL SUPPORT NEEDED New(ish) to St Mark’s? If you don’t already do so please consider supporting the church financially through regular direct debit payments or via the envelope scheme. Please talk to David Ryder, Judith Pitchforth, or to clergy.

HOME GROUP meet 2nd Tues of the month 7.30 – 9.30pm. New members welcome. Next meeting is 8th May. If you are interested in coming please contact Kim Willis 2583976 or Tim Gregory 2884198 for more details. Jennifer Hurrell

WALK THE DERWENT VALLEY HERITAGE TRAIL Following the success of the Peak Pilgrimage last year we are planning to walk the northern section of the Derwent Valley Heritage Trail. Join us for section one, 6 miles from Ladybower to Hathersage on Sat 28 April.  Bring a packed lunch & waterproofs. Meet at the bus shelter at the bottom of Manchester road at 10.30am. Info from foxmargot@talktalk.net Margot Fox

HEALTHWATCH SHEFFIELD    is asking local people to comment on their future priorities and focus. They work to make sure health and social care services listen to people’s views and act on them. Please complete their survey at www.healthwatchsheffield.co.uk or ask for a paper copy on 253 6688. Judy Robinson

ANNA BELLAMY’S reception to the communion of CofE will take place during the 10am service on 6th May. This will naturally be followed by a trip to the pub (Francis Newton), to which all are welcome. Anna

WHO IS YOUR NEIGHBOUR? An Anglican representative is sought for the project group of this valuable ‘cohesion’ project which tackles division and prejudice in communities in South Yorkshire. If interested, please contact davidprice2@googlemail.com or  0114 296 0806. David Price

CHRISTIANS IN SCIENCE Buffet Lunch and Intro to CiS work Weds 2 May 1-2pm Rm C12n, Dept of Chemistry, Dainton Bldg, Uni of Sheffield. RSVP emily@cis.org.uk Sue H



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