St Margaret's Church
In the Abbeylands Team
Team Rector: The Revd.
Nigel Sinclair Tel. 258 2481
Parish Curate: The Revd.
Sharon Brown tel. 443 1723
Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity
25th September 2016
CHURCH CONTACT DETAILS
The Parish Office is open on Mondays from 6.30 - 7.30pm for enquiries regarding
baptisms and weddings
Events in Church: Eunice Glover
Parish Centre Bookings:
07982 092 573 Jan Smith
Sunday News Sheet
WELCOME. . . . . .
...to all who have come to our services today. The Little Ones' Corner is available at the back of Church.
You are invited to stay after this service for coffee and a chat in the Parish Centre.
God, our judge and saviour, teach us to be open to your truth and to trust in your love, that we may live each day with confidence in the salvation which is given through Jesus Christ our Lord.
The flowers this week have kindly been donated by Mr and Mrs D. Round
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am Morning Worship
6.00pm 'Pilgrim' Service
MONDAY 26th SEPTEMBER
10.00am-2.00pm The Real Junk Food Café is open for brunch/lunch in the Parish Centre
WEDNESDAY 28th SEPTEMBER
10.00am Holy Communion
SUNDAY 2nd OCTOBER
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am Parish Communion
6.00pm Taizé Service
PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER:
Margaret Dixon Jim Dunn Frances Pearson
Margaret Drake Duncan Leeming Nancy Young
Eileen Cole Steve Ryan Hansfritz Voltz
Marjorie Wells Sheila Hardcastle Maureen Bentley
John Spruce Rik Thomas Sue Gray
and all others known to us
PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT EVENING SERVICES ARE AT 6.00PM UNTIL THE END OF OCTOBER
The Real Junk Food Project
TRJFP Horsforth Café, which opened at St. Margaret’s for a trial period earlier in the year, has returned! Food is served on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis and you can find out more on their web site: www.therealjunkfoodproject.org
The Café is open on alternate Mondays in St. Margaret’s Parish Centre from 10am-2pm.
SEPTEMBER DATES: Monday 12th Sept and Monday 26th Sept
OCTOBER DATES: Monday 10th Oct and Monday 24th Oct
We have several Harvest services in October:
Thursday 6th October 10.00am
Pre-School Harvest Service
Friday 7th October 6.30pm
Harvest Worship and Supper in church.
Sunday 9th October 10.00am
Harvest Parade Service
Friday 7th October 2016 at 6.30pm in church
Family service followed by faith supper
Please sign the sheet on the notice board at the back off church to say what food you intend to bring. The supper will be a finger buffet and it would be helpful if you could bring food on a plate or in a dish ready to put onto the table.
One of the features of our 'Harvest Celebration' is to decorate our Church with beautiful flowers and fruit etc.
DONATIONS would be VERY welcome to help us continue the tradition at St. Margaret's. Please give your monies to Margaret Staines, Jan Smith, Diane Child or a Church warden.
ABBEYLANDS QUIET DAY
Saturday October 15thA day of peace and quiet reflection led by Rev Sharon Brown in the lovely setting of Norwood Edge Retreat Centre.
Signing up sheets and more details on the Parish Centre table.
AUCTION OF PROMISES
There will be an Auction of Promises on Friday 14th October, 7pm in the Parish Centre.
Tickets are £2.50 and will include a ‘Pie and Peas’ supper.
Sheets will be available at the back of Church if you wish to participate.
During Nigel’s Sabbatical, Sharon will be taking on the lead role of ‘parish priest’ and running the Parish along with the Churchwardens, Joanne & Linda.
Nigel will be back on Advent Sunday
LEPROSY MISSION CHRISTMAS CARDS
The Leprosy Mission Christmas Card Catalogue is now available. Please contact Jean Rhodes (2588808) if you'd like to see a copy.
Horsforth in Bloom are having a bric-a-brac sale at Central Methodist on 1st October at 10am. Donations of good quality bric a brac would be welcome. Please contact Penny on 07950 683404 from 26th September if you would like it collected.
Thank you to everyone from St. Margaret’s who came to our Garden Party in July. The PAFRAS donations reached a total of over £800! –Roz Daltrey