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St. Michael and All Angels

 22nd April  2018

Fourth Sunday of Easter


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10am Parish Eucharist

President & Preacher: Revd. Tony Whatmough

Introit Hymn: 368 - All my hope in God is founded Collect:

Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life: raise us, who trust in him, from the death of sin to the life of righteousness, that we may seek those things which are above, where he reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever, Amen.

Old Testament: Acts 4:5-12

Gradual Psalm: 118: This is the day of the Lord, we rejoice and are glad.

New Testament: 1John 3:16-24

Gradual Hymn: 587– The King of love my Shepherd is

Gospel: John 10:11-18

Offertory Hymn: 160– Thine be the glory, Risen conquering Son

Communion Hymn:  324 - Sweet sacrament divine

Anthem: Brother James’ Air -  Jacob

Recessional Hymn: 499 - Lift High the Cross


12 noon: Holy Communion


6.30 pm  Evensong

                        Revd. Heston Groenewald

Introit Hymn: 2 -  Christ whose glory fills the skies

Psalm: 81, vs 8-16  page 235

Old Testament: Exodus 16:4-15

New Testament: Revelation 2:12-17

Anthem: Magdalene cease from sobs 8 sighs -  Arr Peter Hurford

Hymn: 411– Dear Lord and Father

Offertory Hymn: 398 - Christ Triumphant



For Our Prayers:

The Anglican Communion:

Primate of The Nippon Sei Ko Kai (Anglican Communion in Japan) and Bishop of Hokkaido – Nathaniel Makoto Uematsu

The Diocese:

Please pray for those Diocesan staff involved in HR and Safeguarding – Anna Mitchell, Jenny Price, Jenny Leccardi, Narinder Lyon, Jackie Kerr and Gail O’Neill.

Our Parish: The Leeds North & West Foodbank and those who support it.

At the Parish Eucharist:

Those for whom our prayers have been asked: Rachel Frost. Julie McBarron. Wenda Parkinson. Berta Hurtaco. Kevin Patrick. Susan Pearson. Tom Clements. Yvonne Stenzal. Louise Ibbotson. Anne Morden. Vick Allsworth. Angela Birkin. Eileen Baker.  Eileen Batty. John Russell. Enigma Sarah Nero. Freda Archibald. David Haigh.  Jan Chilvers.

At Evensong:

Those who receive their communion at home:Phyllis Dickinson, Edna Bloor, Phyllis Stead, Jenny Horam, Edna Lewis, Val Corrick, Residents of Headingley Hall, Grove Court, Grove Park, Victoria Court & Mount St. Joseph

The Departed:  Gordon Appleton. Dorothy Crookes. Jean McAndrew. Jeff Lownes.

The Leeds North & West Foodbank thanks St. Michael’s for their contributions to its work. Last year, 69,151kg of much needed food has been donated, of which 240.39kg was given by St. Michael’s.

Some 8,370 people are using the foodbanks, of which 3,000 are children. In addition, the foodbanks offers support for those in debt, insecure housing, benefit problems or disability issues.

Please put donations for the Foodbank and Pafras in the boxes at the back of church. No perishable items please.


Some Future events

 at St. Michael’s

Bible Study on the Letter to the Philippians beginning Wednesday 18th April, for 4 weeks in Parish Hall, 7.30pm

Eco-tips: When using a washing machine ensure there is a full load and turn down the temperature. Heating the water uses lots of energy.

If you have spare plastic boxes that could be used for food, bring them to church: the JunkFood Café can always use them.

Notices from the Green Group:

We are looking at the potential to have an allotment this year. If you like growing vegetables etc. and would like to be part of a team to maintain an allotment, then please put you name down on the large sign-up sheet at the back of Church so we can gauge interest. Please see Luke for more details.

Christian Aid Week this is year is 13th to 19th May. Together we're stronger than the storms. If you can help with house to house collections, please put your name on the form at the back of church.

Lay Training From Discipleship to Discovery

Discovering God’s Call in my life - A day to enable people to have the time and space to think through, in a structured way, their passions, personalities and place i.e. where God has put them and from that unearth their own personal vocation whether that be at home, work, church or in their local, national or international community.

Saturday 28th April 2018 Time: 10.00am — 4.00pm   Tea & Coffee available  but bring a packed lunch  venue:  ST MATTHEW’S CHURCH WAKEFIELD ROAD,  LIGHTCLIFFE,  HALIFAX  HX3 8TH



During the Week at St. Michael’s


Morning Prayer,  St. Michael’s





 Morning Prayer, St. Chad’s


Grove Park Communion

Churches Together in Headingley,

     Headingley  Methodist Church







Morning Prayer

Holy Communion


Bible Study, Parish Hall







Morning Prayer & Holy Communion, 

         St. Chad






Morning Prayer,

             St. Michael’s




Sunday 29th  April

Easter 5

Holy Communion, St. Chad

 Parish Eucharist  


Holy Communion






12 .00



If you know anyone who is ill or would like a

visit, please let the Vicar know.

Email Team Rector Tony Whatmough by clicking here

0113 274 3238/07711335050

(Tony takes Saturday as his day off.)

Parish Office: 275 4053

Curate: Revd. Dr. Angela Birkin

0750 605 6185

Parish Office: 275 4053

Parish Hall Bookings: 275 1939

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