Weekly Notices – Sunday 8th July 2018

Please note: these notices are for week beginning Sunday 8th July 2018.

TONIGHT HEALTH & WELLBEING IN SHEFFIELD ‘Question Time’ style debate 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

PIPER SKETCH The Legacy Project to buy the Piper Sketch is now complete.  The sketch is on display in Graves Art Gallery now.  Presentation at St Mark’s in the Autumn.  Phillip B

NEW 16-25 GROUP 4th Saturday of every month, all welcome.  Contact lesskerratt@gmail.com for more info. Lu Skerratt

CONFIRMATION 26 SEP here at St Mark’s. Day of preparation Sat 21 July. For more info email Sue H. Sue H

SHEFFIELD PRIDE Sat 28 July St Mark’s will be having a stall at Pride again this year – could you help us staff it for some of the day?  It’s great fun! Sign up sheet on the Pride Notice board in the corridor. Lu Skerratt.

MARK’S MESSENGER Copies of the July/August issue are in pigeon holes and on the card stall today. To contribute to the September issue, please email price2@googlemail.com before 13 August. David Price

AUGUST VOLUNTEERING Assist night shelter urgently need volunteers for August (to cover holidays). More info from Rosie or Ceri or email victor.mujakachi@assistsheffield.org.uk Ceri

TODAY INTERACTIVE SERVICE FOR ALL AGES at 4pm. Everyone is welcome, do come if you’ve not tried this before.  Sarah C / Jen

GARY & FIONA ARE GETTING MARRIED!  Gary Grief is leaving St Mark’s on Sunday Aug 19 after the morning service, a picnic lunch, and, oh yes, his wedding service (at 2pm). Gary & Fiona invite you to everything.  Sue H

FRIENDSHIP CLUB Wednesdays in the lounge at 1.30 pm.

ARM CHAIR EXERCISES All welcome to join us after lunch club this Wednesday at 1.30 pm.  Mary-Jane

SHEFFIELD SINFONIETTA Fri 13 July 8pm St Marks Church, playing Vivaldi’s Seasons for Nepal. As before no tickets just a retiring collection for Phase’s work in Nepal. Dilys

PAT HUNT has been invited to take up the role of the Bishop of Sheffield’s Advisor in Pastoral Care, offering pastoral oversight to clergy, lay ministers, and their partners.  This is a huge responsibility and recognition of Pat’s professional skill in this area. We surround Pat with our prayers and good wishes. Sue H

END OF TERM PICNIC & GAMES  Sunday 22 July after morning service – details to follow. Save the date!

BROOMHILL HISTORY WALK Weds 18 July 7pm Another opportunity to do the Sale Hill/Lawson Road history walk. If you couldn’t make the Festival events – it’s happening again. It’s around 2 hours. £5 funds to Big Weekend Away. Limited to 25 people – tickets from me. Judith Pitchforth

BIG THANK YOU to all the Christian Aid Collectors this year.  A grand total of £1800.96 including gift aid. Not a bad haul. Thanks also to Susan & Peter Whitmill for counting and Helen Hillman for her sterling organisational efforts! Dilys

ABBEYDALE SINGERS SUMMER CONCERT – St Mark’s 14 July 7.30 pm. A superb mix of sacred and secular choral music. Tickets from either Anna Ryder, David Ryder, Alice Newitt or on the door.  Further details on poster in Church entrance. David Ryder

PIGEONHOLES Please note there are slots beneath the library shelves where correspondence is left (usually under the first letter of your surname, but not always!)  Please check regularly. Sue

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

CRC/PCN DAY CONFERENCE Sat 20 Oct Canon Marianne Borg will lead the day ‘Days of Awe and Wonder: How We See makes all the Difference’ Further info & tickets available through CRC and the PCN website. Sue Hobley

THE BIG WEEKEND AWAY   21-23 Sept 2018.

A FEW PLACES LEFT!! We have a small number of places remaining – please contact Tanya if you’d like one –  on 01629 734347 or tanyakralph@hotmail.com

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



PIE & PEA SUPPER & QUIZ NIGHT 20 July at 7pm in the Lounge. Tickets £10 per person – tickets from Mary-Jane Ryder.  Limited numbers – buy or reserve place by 15 July..

BOARD GAME NIGHTS 10 & 31 August at 7.30pm til late in the Lounge. Bring your favourite tipple and we’ll supply games and nibbles! Sarah C & Sarah R

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

GALA DINNER – SAVE THE DATE! Fri 7th Sept. £20 Briony

ENNEAGRAM WORKSHOPS have been postponed. See Jane Padget for more information.


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