Weekly Notices – Sunday 6th May

Please note the following notices are for the week beginning Sunday 6th May 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. Only 25 places left!   Tanya

INTERACTIVE SERVICE FOR ALL AGES TODAY at 4.00pm. Everyone is welcome, if you’ve not been to one before why not come along.  The theme is ‘New Growth’. Jen & Sarah C

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

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 and S6 food banks.  David P

18-25’s BBQ Sat 26th May from 7pm The Green/Vicarage. Want to spend time with people your own age in Church? Come along and share ideas about how – or just come to this and have fun! Bring stuff to BBQ / food to share! Lu

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

MARK’S MESSENGER: The May edition is out today and copies are in pigeon holes. If you wish to contribute to the June Messenger, please contact me urgently davidprice2@googlemail.com The deadline for copy is next Sunday 13 May. David P

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

FRIENDSHIP CLUB Wednesdays in the lounge at 1.30 pm 9 May: “Bees and Honey – history, hives and hands-on”. All welcome. Details: 268 1426: Rosalind

THE MEMORIAL GARDEN has been full of colour since Easter and now the tulips are out too. Do walk round and have a quick look. Shelagh AND THANK YOU to Shelagh! Sue

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

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK is nearly here! Runs from NEXT Sunday 13th May to Saturday 19th. There’s lots happening. Sheffield Cathedral has the i witness exhibition featuring images and artwork from Haiti. Also the Gareth Davies-Jones concert on the Thursday. See the details on the noticeboard in the foyer. Helen Hillman

CHRISTIAN AID HOUSE TO HOUSE COLLECTION If you kindly agreed to help please pick up your envelope pack from church NEXT Sunday 13th May after the service, from Sarah R during office hours, or by arrangement from me 0114 2584241 Helen Hillman

CHRISTIAN AID MAY DAY TREK THIS MONDAY 6 or 11 mile sponsored circular walk starting 10 am from St. Luke’s, Lodge Moor. Registration from 9.30am on the day. See notice in the foyer, or sheffieldMayDayTrek.org.uk Helen Hillman

AGAINST THE GRAIN – AN EVENING WITH GARTH HEWITT Next Saturday at St Mark’s Church. Garth sings of hope and justice for uncertain times. Tickets available on the door. Tanya R & Simon E

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

GAMES NIGHT! In aid of the Big Weekend Away. Fri 8 June at 7pm in the Lounge. Games, soft drinks & nibbles provided – Bring a bottle & your games. We can order in Pizza! See Facebook Event. Sarah C & Sarah R

NEW ON THE LIBRARY SHELVES “Somebody I used to know” by Wendy Mitchell – It is completely brilliant and rather inspiring, I couldn’t put it down – Janet Morley. Maureen B

MAY 20 PENTECOST no 10am at St Mark’s but a joint service with our ecumenical partners CTBB at The Beacon, Broomhill (next to Oxfam).  The Service starts at 10.30am and is followed by a shared lunch – we have been invited to bring cold savouries to share. The Revd Will Fletcher will take on the role of moderator of CTBB from Kim Willis. It would be great to have as many people there as possible to celebrate the wonderful work the The Beacon, St Andrews and St Marks achieve together. Kim

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 Sue H.  Thank you! sue@stmarkssheffield.co.uk

FAITH STORIES During May we will be using the Sermon slot to hear some people’s faith journeys.  We hope that this will encourage many people to share, quietly over coffee, some of your faith stories with each other. “What keeps your faith alive?”  Sue

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



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