|The Weekly Notices Page
We welcome all who are baptised to share in the bread and the wine.
|Gift Aid Envelopes
If you are a tax payer you can increase your gift to the church by 28p in the pound by
putting your collection in the white gift aid envelopes. Please do this whenever possible, not
forgetting to fill in your name, address and to sign it. The details you provide are completely
confidential and will not be used for any other contact
Items for the Parish Magazine can now be sent to the editor by E-mail.
Email the Parish Magazine
Please report any errors or omissions using this e-mail link:
|Timings for this week's events and next Sunday's services.
For an up to date listing check the Online Diary
|Prayer of Preparation
As you prepare for worship you might like to reflect on these words.
you long for the world's salvation:
stir us from apathy,
restrain us from excess
and revive in us new hope
that all creation will one day be healed
in Jesus Christ our Lord.
|Holy Communion - Thursdays at 9.30 am
|19th November – Second Sunday before Advent
|Services during the week
Our practise is for you to receive the consecrated wafer into your hand. Please do not try to
dip your bread or wafer into the wine. If you do not wish to drink from the common cup
then please take the wafer only
Box at the back of church for your contributions
If you come to Church here in Ecclesfield and you’re not on the Church Electoral
Roll we would encourage you to put your name forward. Forms and further details are
available from the Church wardens. Please give your completed forms to Pat Hawley (or a
church warden if Pat is not available)
|Church Office Opening Hours
Tuesday 9.00am to 1.00pm
Thursday 9.00am to 12.00pm
Telephone 0114 245 0106
Please can you have any work to be done in the office at least two days before required.
Email the Office
Should be made to Pat Clarke 0114 257 7191
During Church Office Hours should be made to:
Jean Fowler 0114 245 0106
|New feature - Bible readings are now provided as links to the BibleGateway
click on readings to read online. Version - NRSVA
|Your giving to the work of the church
There is more than one way of giving
1. Bankers Order
2. Gift Aid envelopes if you are a tax payer
3. Stewardship Envelopes
4. On the collection plate
For further information see: -
Audrey Sidebottom – Treasurer or Ian Hartshorne – Giving Director
"O Come, O Come Emmanuel"
Sunday 3rd December 6.30pm Advent Carols. We mark the beginning of the season of
Advent with a special service of carols and readings.
Ecclesfield Community Forum
I am trying to get hold of contact numbers for the many voluntary groups working in
Ecclesfield. If you have contact details for any group, please will you let me have details.
As I put Pen to Paper
to thank you all for your kind sympathy messages. It was so comforting and overwhelming
when we saw so many friends in the Gatty Hall waiting our return from the crematorium;
this gave me real comfort to know that I have so many wonderful friends. Your thoughts
and prayers are keeping me going. Thank you. God Bless. Margaret and Jane.
Time for God
7.30pm every 2nd & 4th Wednesday in Church during school term time.
A time for worship, teaching and prayer. Next one Wednesday 22nd November
If you think you could help in the kitchen, serving tea and coffee for the 10.00am service,
could you please have a word with me Pat Wood. Thank you.
Today - Sunday 19th November Meeting.
Young people 11+, parents or anyone interested in helping to start a group.
The meeting will now be held on Sunday 19th November after the 10am service.
Iris and Stan would like to say thank you
to friends, pastoral workers and members of St Mary’s for your great kindness and concern
during Iris’s illness. Your visits and messages of get well during this time have been very
much appreciated, helping Iris to cope with the long road to recovery.
Christmas Crafts Sunday 10th December 2.00pm to 3.30pm
Anyone interested in helping the children in anyway with lovely activity please ask Margaret
Myers or Stephanie Dale for more information. You don’t necessarily need to be crafty!!!
Ecclesfield Church Christmas Fayre
Saturday 25th November 2017
One of the stalls at the Christmas Fayre will be an Unwanted Gift Stall. If you have any new
unwanted gifts you could contribute, please pass them onto Audrey Sidebottom. Thank you.
The Outreach Team.
Men's Stall Christmas Fayre
Bottles required for the men's stall. From water to wine required. Please See Michael Waldron
Carol Singing around The Christmas Tree
Sunday 10th December 6.00pm to 7.00pm Refreshments available in the Church
Wrap up and keep warm
If weather inclement, the Carol singing will take place in Church
Carols at Northern General
Time to sign up now! Once again we have been invited to sing carols on a few of the wards
at the Northern General Hospital. Tuesday 12th December at 6.30pm.
There is a sheet to sign at the back of church if you can join us. Lifts can be provided.
Those of us who have been before find it such a worthwhile thing to do, so do have a word if
you might like to be involved but are unsure.
Not everyone who signs up is ‘choir standard’ but we do have some good singers amongst us
who can lead the rest of us, so do come if you can. Jeni Fryer
|For people who give by bankers order
There are now slips in a basket near the hymn books. If you give by bankers Order please
take one and put it on the collection plate during the service. It was felt that giving by Bank
Orders should be recognised and blessed along with other gifts on the collection plate
|Friday 24th November - Deanery Meeting in Church
Friday 8th December - Deanery Advent Service 2 pm at Chapeltown
Friday 8th December - Cathedral Coffee Morning
Wednesday 24th January 2018 - Annual Dinner 12.30/1.00pm at The Garrison Hotel,
Hillsborough. All Welcome.
2 courses £14.00, 3 courses £18.00. Menus now available. Deposit of £5.00 per person to
Jennifer Armeson. Please put your deposit in an envelope with the names on the front and
give it to Jennifer. Thank You.
|Mothers’ Union Notices