Our goal: Seeking to Save the Lost and Heal the Broken Our vision: Sharing Christ through Friendship Please pray this week for… Francis; Daphne; Robin and David; Neill. Schools worker Mark Tiddy and youth worker Rob Peirson Recognised Parish Assistant Kathy Howlett Our churchwardens, PCC and other members of the leadership team especially for Zena as she recovers. David and Kathryn in their music ministry Mission partners: Trevor Gregory - MissionNOW; Swanland Education Africa Trust (SEAT); Swanland Village School, Nairobi For those who have asked for our prayers who are bereaved, unwell or going through difficult times. Thank God for the life of Tony Hill and pray for Doreen and all the family in their loss. Space for notes, etc. St Barnabas Church Swanland Sunday 1st March 2015 2nd Sunday of Lent And a voice came from heaven: “You are my Son, whom I love; with you I am well pleased.” Mark 1v.11 Welcome to our worship today Please note: a self-service crèche is available at all times. Look for the sign above the side door (also for the toilets) St Barnabas Church, Main Street, Swanland HU14 3QP Vicar: Francis Scott (631271, not Wednesday) [email protected] Associate Minister: Daphne Kitching (635159, Wed/Thurs) [email protected] Parish Assistant: Kathy Howlett (07598363920, Fridays) [email protected] Youth Worker: Rob Peirson (07508951555) [email protected] Giving to God: Please see the leaflet in sidesmen’s area - “A Generous Church … A Growing Church”. For one-off gifts, if you are a tax-payer, please consider using a yellow Gift Aid envelope (inside the church Bibles) to increase your giving by 25%. Thank you. Church Office: tel. 632941 (Monday, Wednesday and Thur. - 11.30am to 3 pm) [email protected] Website: www.stbchurch.org.uk Registered Charity No. 1130240 Services on Sunday 1st March 9.00am: Holy Communion (CW): In life, in Lent, one thing leads to another, thank God: Robin to lead and preside and Daphne to preach. Readings: Isaiah 42:1-9 (p. 727) - John Ayre and Mark 1:9-15 (p.1002) - Chris Hill 9.50 - 10.20am coffee served in lounge by Val Anderson & Gill Adamson Fair Trade stall in foyer 10.30am: refresh: “Keep in touch” – Justin to lead with Francis and Team Coffee served throughout by Jane Brown and friends Self-service crèche available if required 6.30pm: No Service Church Family News Prayer corner: If you would like prayer, an area at the left side of Chapel is available, please go there and someone with a ministry badge will come to pray with you. VOICES ALOUD! An opportunity to meet on Wed. mornings at St. Barnabas for an hour to explore A Life Worth Living. Why not pop along and join in the discussion. The group will be of particular benefit for, but not exclusively, the hard of hearing Next meeting Wed 4th March 10-11am in the lounge. Contact David Bath (Tel: 644780). Small Groups: Interested in joining a cell group? Please have a word with Francis, Daphne or Bev. York Minster Parish Pass – if you are planning to visit York Minster soon there are daytime entry passes available to lend to parishioners – free from the church office. Chair Exercises –starts again on Friday 6th March at 1.30 pm but will not take place on 13th March so back again on 20th March. – All Welcome. What’s on at St Barnabas this week: Mon 2 nd rd Tues 3 th Wed 4 th Thurs 5 th Fri 6 th Sat 7 8.30am 2.00 pm 8.30am 1.30-3.00pm 8.30am 10.00am 8.30am 10.00am 7.30pm 8.30am 1.30 pm 8.30am Prayers in lounge Monday Afternoon Group in lounge Prayers in lounge Cygnets @ St Barnabas (pre-school group) Morning Prayer in lounge Voices Aloud! in lounge– (see opposite) Morning Prayer in lounge Coffee Chat in lounge Church Family Together Evening - see opposite Prayers in lounge Chair Exercises in Hall – see opposite Prayers in lounge Services on Sunday 8th March Theme: “A life Worth Living” Part 7 – New Ambitions 9.00am: Holy Communion (1662): David B to lead and preside and Francis to preach. Readings: Phil. 3:10-21 (p.1180) – Val Anderson and John 12:20-33 (p.) – David Losh 9.50 - 10.20am coffee served by Mothers Union 10.30am: Morning Worship: Francis to preach and to lead with Musicians. Readings: Phil. 3:10-21 (p.1180) and John 12:20-33 (p.1080) – FLAME There is an area at back of church with toys etc. for pre- schoolers and their parents/carers Barneys and Flame start in chapel, then go into groups . 6.30pm: No Service 7.15-9pm: SPARK for youth (school years 7-13) at All Saints’, Brough Dates for your Diary Church Family Together Evenings: Thursday 5th March 7.30-9pm. An evening for all the church family and friends to gather together (replaces homegroups for that week it is suggested) starting with coffee and cake and chat (have your tea before you come!). Christ Church friends and any others very welcome. Saltmine presents “John Newton –Amazing Grace” at Beverley Memorial Hall on 6th March at 7.30pm. More details on the notice board in the foyer. March 10.30am Services: please note the following changes from usual pattern 8th: Morning Worship; 15th: Family Communion (joint service 10am); 22nd Morning Worship; 29th: Family Communion. CakeWalk: 9th and 23rd March and 6th April Easter Monday at 9.45am. Cakewalk from Church car park to Raywell. Please see Bev, Judith or Daphne, or ask for details from the church office. All welcome Plans for Mothering Sunday: 15th March. There are special arrangements for this day; 10am - Joint communion service and then 4pm – All-age ‘Cupcake’ service with refreshments served at table and activities for all. - More details to follow! “Christ-centred Sexuality” – an informed Biblical look at sexuality from an ‘orthodox’ perspective, with John Dunnett (CPAS & General Synod) and Daniel Roe (of Clifton Church, York). Wednesday March 18th, 7.30-9.30pm at St Mark’s, Anlaby Common. See notices/ flyers in the foyer for more details. Save the date! - Book Launch: Saturday 21st March, 2-4pm in church hall. Please come and share the launch of Daphne’s new book of Christian Poems, “Walking with us”. Signed copies available. Refreshments throughout, music and readings from 2.30pm. A percentage of sales will go to Swanland Village School, Nairobi. All welcome. Advance Notice of the Church Annual meeting on Sunday 19th April at 10.00am.
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