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St. Michael and All Angels

21st January 2018

Week of Prayer

For Christian Unity.

 

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10am Parish Eucharist for Epiphany

   President & Preacher:

Revd. Tony Whatmough

 

Introit Hymn:  2    Christ whose glory  fills the skies.

Collect: Almighty God, whose Son revealed in signs and miracles the wonder of your saving presence: renew your people with your heavenly grace, and in all our weakness sustain us by your mighty power, through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen

Old Testament Reading: Genesis 14:17-20

Gradual Psalm: 98. All the ends of the earth have seen the salvation of our God.

New Testament Reading:  Revelation19:6-10

Gradual Hymn: 84    Brightest and best are the sons of the morning.

Gospel: John 2:1-11

Offertory Hymn: 418   Father Lord of all Creation

Communion Hymn: 581   Take my Life

Anthem: A touching place – John Bell

Recessional Hymn: 277   All for Jesus

 

12 noon: Holy Communion

 

3pm—Service for Christian Unity,St. Chad’s.

 

NB there is no evensong at St. Michael’s

 

For our Prayers;

The Anglican Communion: Church of Bangladesh. Moderator and Bishop of Dhaka – Paul Shishir Sarker

The Diocese:Please pray for the Diocesan Retreat House and Conference Centre, Parcevall Hall, particularly that the team of staff who provide others with the opportunity to refresh and recharge will find that opportunity themselves

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 Ibbtson. Anne Morden. Vick Allsworth. Mark & Lisa Allotey. Catherine Kilpatrick. Emma Palmer. Angela Birkin. Eileen Baker.  Eileen Batty. John Russell. Fred Marsden.

The Departed:  Grace Kennedy. Michael Flowers.

If you would like someone to be prayed for at our services, please let the Vicar know. Could you also keep him up to date about people on the list.

RECYCLING OF CHRISTMAS CARDS and STAMPS: Please bring your cards  and used stamps along to church and deposit in the bags at the back of church throughout January where members of the Green Group will be happy to sort them deal with them. The stamps go to Christian Aid to plant trees in Africa.

Eco-Tip: Eat less meat, particularly red meat; producing 1kg of beef produces the equivalent CO2 to you driving a 300mile round trip while leaving all your lights on at home.

Howard Seymour agreed to be Director of Music at St Michael’s for 6 months, and that period comes to an end on February 11th. We have appreciated Howard’s time with us, but he recognises that the commute from Sedburgh to Headingley is not sustainable in the long term.

So we thank Howard for all that he has done for us, and wish him and Margaret all the best in their future plans.

Leeds North and West Foodbank is urgently in need of donations.  Emergency food parcels for three days are issued to people found to be in food crisis by organisations within the community.   Ninety percent of the food distributed is given by the general public. Please put donations for the Foodbank and Pafras in the boxes at the back of church. No perishable items please.

 

Charity of the Season:

Church Action on Poverty is a national ecumenical Christian social justice charity, committed to tackling poverty in the UK. We work in partnership with churches and with people in poverty themselves to find solutions to poverty, locally, nationally and globally.  

Some up and coming Events at St. Michael’s

      Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

21st January: United Service at St. Chad’s 

      3pm. NB No Evensong at St. Michael’s

 

22nd January: Ecumenical Study group,

      1.45pm St. Michael’s Parish Hall

 

23rd January: Ecumenical Study group,

      10.15am, St. Urban’s Church

 

24th January: Ecumenical Study group, 7pm,

      Headingley Methodist Church

 

St. Michael’s Stage Group Pantomime:

  

 

Dick Whittington 8th to 10th February!

Tickets on sale now!     

 

During the Week at St. Michael’s

 

Monday

Morning Prayer,  St. Michael’s

Ecumenical Study   Group,

St. Michael’s Hall

 

9.15

1.45

Tuesday

 Morning Prayer, St. Chad’s

Ecumenical Study Group,

St. Urban’s

 

9.15

10.15

Wednesday

Morning Prayer

Holy Communion

 

10.00

10.30

Thursday

Morning Prayer & Holy Communion,  St. Chad

Ecumenical Study Group.

Headingley Methodist Church

 

10.00

  

7pm

Friday

 Morning Prayer, St. Michael’s

 9.15

 

Sunday

Epiphany 4

Holy Communion,   St. Chad

Parish Eucharist

Covenant Service

Holy Communion

Evensong

 

 8.00 

10.00

 

12 .00

 6.30

If you know anyone who is ill or would like a

visit, please let the Vicar know.

 

Team Rector: Revd. Tony Whatmough email Tony 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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