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
First Sunday Of Advent
3rd December 2017
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.
SUNDAY 26th NOVEMBER
8.00am Holy Communion (1662)
10.00am Parish Communion
6.00pm Taizé Service
WEDNESDAY 29th NOVEMBER
10.00am Holy Communion
SUNDAY 3rd November
8.00am Holy Communion (1662)
10.00am Morning Worship
3.00pm Live Nativity at Kirkstall Abbey
6.00pm 'Horsforth Churches Together' Advent Carol Service
PLEASE REMEMBER IN PRAYER:
Eileen Cole, Margaret Dixon, Jim Dunn, Steve Ryan, Frances Pearson, Sheila Hardcastle, John Spruce, May Tripp, Hansfritz Voltz, Harry Rhodes, Peter Green, Robert Hall, Margaret Lambert, Joyce Sheard, Sue Gray, Gay Paterson, Brian Husband and Pauline Husband
and all others known to us
Parking on grass areas around church has now been withdrawn.
Please can you leave the remaining parking spaces in church for those who need them, and remember to park considerately if you choose to park in the streets around church.
The best place is in the old Training Centre Car Park 50 metres along Church Lane. It has over 20 parking bays. Perhaps allow 5 minutes extra so that you are not late for the service!
JUNIOR CHURCH CHRISTMAS PARTY - SUNDAY 10TH December, 3:30PM TO 5:30PM
The Junior Church Christmas Party is open to all members of Junior Church and Pre-School Praise.
THE REAL JUNK FOOD PROJECT
Food at The Real Junk Food Café is served on a ‘pay as you feel’ basis. Find out more on their web site:
NEXT CAFÉ DATE DECEMBER 3rd 10am - 2pm
Could you donate food containers for takeaways?
ADVENT 2017 - IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE
An Advent Journey using the Christmas classic ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’
St. Margaret’s Church, 10.30 - 12 noon
On Monday: 11th December
HCT CHRISTMAS CARDS
Could you deliver some of the ‘Horsforth Churches Together’ Christmas cards around the streets in Horsforth? They provide details of the Christmas services. They are in groups for each street, at the back of Church, complete with postcodes and house numbers where delivery is required. Please take any that you can. Thank you.
HORSFORTH CHORAL SOCIETY
Tuesday 12th December 7:30
Horsforth Choral Society annual Christmas Concert, featuring Yorkshire Evening Post Brass.
Tickets £8, Students £5, Under 18s - free
THE ROBINSON CONSORT, UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
Christmas Extravaganza - Saturday 16th December, 7:30pm
A festive evening of contemporary classics as well as your favourite Christmas carols.
Donations in aid of ‘Shelter, helping those who are homeless.
Harry Rhodes would like to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers over the last few months.
CHRISTINGLES - HELP NEEDED
Could you spare an hour?
Saturday 9th December from 9.00am
Helpers needed in the Vestry to assemble Christingle oranges for the service on the following day.
HORSFORTH CHURCHES TOGETHER - CAROLS IN THE PARK
Saturday 9th December 4pm, Hall Park, Horsforth
If you are able to volunteer please sign the sheet at the back of church. Help needed to Steward or be part of the Nativity scene.
LEPROSY MISSION - USED STAMPS COLLECTION
When you receive your Christmas cards please could you save your stamps and bring them to church. they will be donated to the Leprosy Mission to help with their work. All used stamps are accepted. Please put in the box at back of church. Although this is a reminder for Christmas time we collect stamps all year round.
If you have any questions please speak to Harry Rhodes.
AN ARRAY OF CONCERTS TO ENJOY
Tuesday 12th December, 7.30pm
St. Margaret’s Church: Concert by Horsforth Choral Society
Saturday 16th December, 7.30pm
St. Margaret’s: Concert by The Robinson Consort, Cambridge University