Weekly Notices – 4th November 2018

Please note: notices for week commencing 4th November 2018

BROOMHILL COMMUNITY LITTER PICK Sat 17 Nov 11.00 – 1.00 Please join us for the launch at Broomhill Community Library. Bring friends/family. Equipment provided, refreshments. Spread the word! Tel: 273 4276 Kathy Harbord

SUNDAY LUNCH TODAY – pies, peas, puds. All are welcome to stay. Briony

MARK’S MESSENGER NOVEMBER EDITION is now in your pigeon holes & on the card stall. Contributions for the Dec edition please contact davidprice2@gmail.com by Nov 15. David P

FRIENDSHIP CLUB Wednesdays 1.30pm in the Lounge.  7 Nov – Manor Lodge Players: Bess of Hardwick & the Earl of Shrewsbury. All Welcome. Details: Rosalind on 268 1426. Rosalind

WISDOM ON THE WAY: Embodying Hope For The Climate – Saturday 10 Nov 9.30 am – 3.30 pm. An exploration of resources for living hopefully, followed by a prayer walk. See Facebook event and booking forms available in church Rachael Hand

DONATE OLD LAPTOPS to support schools in South Africa – Tyume Valley Schools, a local charity supporting schools in remote parts of the Eastern Cape, recently had some laptops stolen. Could you donate an old laptop with Windows 7 or above? Contact paul.blomfield.mp@parliament.uk for further details. Michael Miller

MAVIS HEWITT Mavis’s funeral will take place in church on 6 Nov at 1.15 pm. Mavis was a friend to many and a longstanding member of the church. Please hold all who grieve for her in your thoughts and prayers. Sue/Sarah/Shan

URBAN THEOLOGY UNION Colloquium on ‘What makes a good city? Fairness’. Led by Prof. Alan Walker, Chair of Sheffield Fairness Commission.  12noon – 1.30pm on Weds 7 Nov at Victoria Hall Methodist Church.  All welcome, bring sandwiches. Info davidprice2@gmail.com David P

SHEFFIELD FOLK FOR GAZA/SIMON’S BIRTHDAY DO A folk concert on here on Saturday Nov 10 to raise money for the hospital in Gaza city. Tickets £10 in advance from Simon and Tanya today in church or on Eventbrite (or £12 on the door).

FRAGMENTS OF WAR will be performed at Sheffield College (8 Nov), Kelham Island Museum (15 Nov) & St Marys Church Walkley (16 Nov). For each ticket sold the company will make a contribution to the British Red Cross to recognise their efforts during the war. Contact: fragmentsofwar2018@gmail.com

CHARITY CHRISTMAS CARDS will be on sale after the 10 am service on Nov 18 and 25, and Dec 2. Come prepared! Sue

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC We are delighted to announce the appointment of David Willington as Director of Music and Organist.  David has a breadth of skills and musical experience to share and we are encouraging him to take a creative look at how we might develop musically.  We look forward to him starting at the beginning of November.  Sue/Sarah/Shan

DID YOU KNOW – only 2% of young adults identify as Anglican. This makes our youth work so important! We need more leaders for all ages in our Sunday morning groups. Interested? Please talk to us. Jen R, Sarah C

ALL DESIRES KNOWN BY JANET MORLEY is now marking its 30th anniversary and is acknowledged as having had a profound influence on our time. We have two copies in library category F.  See also article in Summer edition of Outlook at back of church.  Maureen Bownas

TOY SALE Sat 24 Nov 2-4pm in the Lounge Do you have toys to sell? Book a table for only £10. Like to buy for Christmas?  Can you offer to help on the day? Proceeds to Assist. Please contact Sarah R in the office by 5 Nov to book a table or offer help, or speak to me. Kathy Harbord

BBEST CONSULTATION on the Draft Neighbourhood Plan & Draft Design Guide, ends 11 Nov. To take part go to http://bbest.org.uk/the-plan/ or visit Broomhill Library for paper copies & forms. Sarah C

WORKER WITH CHILDREN AND FAMILIES We are now advertising for this new post on the church website and Facebook page. Deadline for applications is Friday, 16 Nov. Please share widely. Sue/Sarah

ASSIST NIGHT SHELTER Do you know anyone who could help with the ASSIST night shelter one or two nights a month. They are urgently in need of more volunteers to keep the shelter open and prevent destitute asylum seekers from having to sleep on the streets. Contact volunteer@assistsheffield.org.uk

BOOK LAUNCH – 25 NOV – SHEFFIELD TROUBLEMAKERS David Price, will introduce his new book Welcome to Sheffield: a Migration History. Showing how Sheffield has become cosmopolitan with more than one fifth of the population being of ethnic minority heritage. At St Mark’s 25 Nov 6pm. Manuch

NOW IN THE LIBRARY! Sheffield Troublemakers by David Price.  A fascinating telling of the immigrants who have made their way to Sheffield, producing todays vibrant community.   Published in association with City of Sanctuary. Maureen B

POSADA During Advent again this year nativity figures of Mary and Joseph will be travelling from house to house. If you can help in advance with the logistics please let me know Sarah C

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