The Weekly Notices Page
We welcome all who are baptised to share in the bread and the wine.

Baptism Preparation

to 11.30pm Coffee Shop in Church
to 4.00pm Garden Tidy
Bell Ringers AGM in Choir
Bell Ringing Practice

Alpha Course
Music Group Practice
Ladies Group

to 12.30pm Coffee Shop in Church
MU Deanery Meeting
Choir Practice

Ecclesfield in Bloom Christmas Fayre
to 4.00pm Garden Tidy

Second Sunday before Advent
Eucharist  Service
Evening Worship






This Week

Monday 12th

Tuesday 13th

Thursday 15th

Friday 16th

Saturday 17th

Sunday  Nov 18th
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

Parish Magazine
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General Notices
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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.
God, our refuge and strength,
bring near the day when wars shall cease
and poverty and pain shall end,
that earth may know the peace of heaven
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Holy Communion - Thursdays at 9.30 am
11th November – Remembrance Sunday
Services during the week
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Holy Communion
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
Food Banks
Box at the back of church for your contributions
Electoral Roll
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.

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Baptism Enquiries
Should be made to Pat Clarke   0114 257 7191

Wedding Enquiries
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
Today Remembrance Sunday 11th November
we are hoping to keep the Church open all day for visitors. Please sign up on the sheet at the
back of Church if you are able to Church sit for an hour in the afternoon.

Ecclesfield in Bloom Christmas Fayre
To be held in Ecclesfield Church on Saturday 17th November between 10.00am -12.00pm.
Everyone is welcome.

Children’s Society “Thank you”
to everyone who supported the “Children’s Society” Coffee Morning. We made £460.00 plus.
If you usually have your box emptied at this time of the year, please can you let me have it?
Love Pat.

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 11th 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. Jeni Fryer

Farm Africa
thank you so much to everyone who contributed toward Farm Africa at our Harvest Festival
a total of £160.00 was raised, well done to everyone.

CART: Christian Action Relief Trust
this charity based in Huddersfield takes items to designated Churches in Africa. They need: -
Sewing Machines, Haberdashery, Large pieces of material. School items: - Note Books, pens,
pencils and rubbers. Garden Tools. Any article will not be refused. Heather Johnson Tel:

Christmas Gift Appeal 2018
I had a thought about Children in Sheffield who don’t get a Christmas gift, could you fill a
box or gift bag to bring them some Christmas joy. Gifts will be going to a women’s refuge in
Operation Christmas Chil
I am also sending boxes to Operation Christmas Child, if you would like to contribute there
are leaflets at the back of church or for more information see Ann Hackett or phone: 0114
246 7159 - Thank you.

Coffee Shop
we need people to sign up for baking rota in kitchen, please. Thank you.

Ecclesfield Church Christmas Fayre
It is this time of the year when we are starting to prepare for our Christmas Fayre which is to
be held in the Gatty Hall on Saturday 1st December. With this in mind we are starting to
collect bottles for Tombola Bottle Stall (see Michael Waldron) unwanted gifts and Bric-a-Brac
(see Ann Oldknow). We shall be asking for more help nearer the time. Thank you for your
support. The Outreach Team.

At next year's AGM in April
Our Treasurer and Planned Giving Officer are both retiring after many years of faithful
service. This means that we will need to rebuild our finance team. If you have interest and/or
skills in this area, please speak to Tim
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
Mothers’ Union Annual Lunch Wednesday 23rd January 2019
The annual lunch has been booked at The Garrison Hotel, Hillsborough. 12.30 for 1.00pm It
is open to everybody.. The full cost of the meal is £14.00 for two courses and £18.00 for three
courses. The menu choice are now available and the outstanding balance is also due. If you
still haven’t put your name down to go, please see Jennifer Armerson ASAP. Also [lease see
Jennifer to get your menu list and pay your outstanding balance. Monies and menu choices
due for the end of November please. Jennifer Armeson  – Treasurer

Friday 7th December - Cathedral Coffee Morning
Standing Notices
Mothers’ Union Notices
10.00am   Service of Remembrance
Tim Gill & Stephanie Dale
Tim Gill
Matthew 5: 43-end
19, 170, 483, 435,403
6.30pm Eucharist Service
Tim Gill
Jeni Fryer
Tim Gill
Isaiah 10: 33-11:9           John 14: 23-29
8.30am Holy Communion
Tim Gill
Jonah 3: 5-10           Matthew 5: 43-end