Weekly Notices 27th May 2018

Please note: these notices are for the week beginning Sunday 27th May 2018.

TODAYS BAPTISM SERVICE We welcome Lucy, Katie and Yang formally into the Church.  Service starts at 2pm, everyone welcome to attend.  Sue

EILEEN STAMPER The burial of Eileen’s ashes in the Garden of Remembrance will take place after the celebration of Holy Communion at mid day in the chapel on Thursday 31st May. All welcome. Shan.

END HUNGER CAMPAIGN The PCC has endorsed the following pledge: We commit to do what we can to end hunger locally, and to call on the UK government to play its part in ending hunger in the UK.’ St Mark’s supports both the S2 & S6 food banks. David P

COACH TRIP TO WHITBY with St John’s Ranmoor. Sat 14 July. Contact Claire on 230 1199 or administrator@stjohnsranmoor.org.uk

HEALTH & WELLBEING IN SHEFFIELD ‘Question Time’ style debate Sun 8 July 6pm in the Lounge.  What does Christianity have to say in debates about the future of the NHS? Now in its 70th year, hear from experts and debate the future and how it may affect you.  Judy Robinson

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

WEDDING Anyanwu Dickson married Judith Cooke on Saturday 26 May at Christchurch Central in Fitzwilliam Street. David Price

FRIENDSHIP CLUB takes a break this week for half term. Returns on Wednesday 6 June. All welcome. Details: 268 1426 – Rosalind

MUTUAL FLOURISHING IN A PLACE OF DISAGREEMENT – what does this have to say to the world? Talk by Rt Revd Dr Pete Wilcox, Bishop of Sheffield. at All Saints Church, Ecclesall. Thurs 7 June at 7.30pm. Free to everyone. Sue H

GREENBELT We have 5 x 18-25 tickets & 5 x adult tickets at the reduced price.  If you know of anyone who would like to go.  Please contact Sue H

CONFIRMATION 26 SEP here at St Mark’s.  If you are interested in Confirmation or would like to be part of a small group exploring issues of faith then please email me.  Thank you! Sue H

ILLUSTRATED TALK on our recent experience of visiting the Zuá Foundation in Bogotá which St Mark’s supports through SuCCol, including a recorded message from Moises Pedraza. In the Upper Room on 3 June after 10am service. Dez and Jennie Martin

CRC SEMINAR Disability and the Church: How does it affect you? Wed 6 June, 6.30pm Seminar & Library Evening – Revd Katie Tupling in conversation with Jonathan Earle. Cost £5 on the door (inc. refreshments) Sue Hobley

CRC RE-LAUNCH Sun 17 June during 10am Service. Please come and support CRC if you already know about us and if you haven’t encountered us it’s a great opportunity to find out more. All welcome! Sue Hobley

WANT A JOB? We’re looking for volunteers to help on the sound desk, and as servers especially over the summer.  For more details please talk to the clergy. Sue H


We will continue our walk next Saturday 2 June, walking approximately 6 miles from Hathersage to Baslow.  We will meet at 9.50 at the bus stop at Hunters Bar for the 9.59 272 to Hathersage and return on the 218 from Baslow Nether End. The 218 returns via London Road. You will need a packed lunch and strong shoes.

If you would like to join us please let us know after church or email pandswhitmill@btinternet.com or foxmargot@talk talk.net Pete, Susan, Margot.


SIGN UP SHEET for volunteers now up at the back of the church- please come and get involved in what will be a fun day.

BAKE OFF – it’s time to get practising …see flyer for details of how to enter.

CRAFT STALLS are still available to hire please contact me to book or for more info.  Tell your crafty friends! sarahbuck24@hotmail.co.uk Sarah

HOME PRODUCE STALL. Please be planning what cakes, bread etc. you would like to make and bring on the day. 1 or 2 more helpers in the afternoon would be welcome! For more detail see the board in the corridor or speak to me. Briony


21-23 Sept 2018.  Less than 10 adult residential places left… Book NOW to avoid disappointment!  Forms available at the back of church.


We are half way towards our target of £14,000. Keep an eye on the noticeboard for ways to support us. If you are planning to contribute towards this exciting venture, please do so by the end of June or let us know about your future fundraising plans. Thanks!

Big Weekend Planning Team.


GAMES NIGHT! Fri 8 June at 7pm in the Lounge. Games, soft drinks & nibbles provided – Bring a bottle & your games. £10 per person. See Facebook Event. Sarah C / Sarah R

ENNEAGRAM WORKSHOP Sat 30 June Come along, have fun and learn more about each other! A leaflet at back of church will give you more information. Or have a chat with us. Jane and Anne

WORMS FOR THE WEEKEND!! Sarah Frost is selling special edition tubs of compost worms to revitalise your compost bin – £5 each.  Also, £10 for a compost bin makeover.  See Sarah or email sarah4frost@gmail.com

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