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

Funeral in Church
Fabric Committee Meeting
Open meeting to look at the plans for Disabled Access
Baptism Preparation

to 12.30pm Coffee Shop in Church
to 4.00pm Garden Tidy
Feoffees Meeting
Bell Ringing Practice

Church Tidy Up Meeting
Lent Course in Church

Holy Communion
Music Group Practice

to 12.30pm Coffee Shop in Church
to 4.00pm Garden Tidy
Wedding Rehearsal
Choir Practice

Wedding Service

Third Sunday of Lent
Holy Communion
Eucharist Service with Baptism
Wedding Rehearsal
Youth Fellowship
Prayer and Praise







This Week

Monday 18th

Tuesday 19th

Wednesday 20th

Thursday 21st

Friday 22nd

Saturday 23rd

Sunday March 24th
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.
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Our practise is for you to receive the consecrated wafer into your hand.
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
Monday 18th March
Please Note Fabric Meeting Time Change 6.30pm start following this meeting at 7.30pm an
Open Meeting to discuss Disabled Access

Church Cleaning
For those not aware of this appeal. Some years ago we used to have a Church cleaning rota,
it was later decided to appoint a cleaner and the congregation would contribute towards the
cost. This time of year is when we usually make our payments; in the past £20 has been the
usual contribution. Last year you contributed £500 towards the cost which was gratefully

At the 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
Monday 25th March - Lady Day Service 2.00pm in St. John's Parish Centre

Saturday 30th March - Commissioning Service for new President 2.00pm in
Sheffield Cathedral

Wednesday 3rd April - Meeting at 1.00 pm in the Gatty Hall

Friday 5th April Cathedral Coffee Morning

Saturday 13th April - Spring Council at Warmsworth

Wednesday 17th April - EMU meet at 7.30pm at 21 Minster Road.
Standing Notices
Mothers’ Union Notices
Prayer of Preparation
As you prepare for worship you might like to reflect on these words.
Almighty God,
by the prayer and discipline of Lent
may we enter into the mystery of Christ’s sufferings,
and by following in his Way
come to share in his glory;
through Jesus Christ our Lord.
17th March – Second Sunday of Lent
10.00am Eucharist Service with Prayer Ministry
Tim Gill
Pat Clarke
Tim Gill
Philippians 3: 17 - 4: 1                    Luke 13: 31 - end
189, 14, 100, 701
6.30pm Evening Worship
Katharine Lonsborough
Tim Gill
Jeremiah 22: 1 – 9, 13 - 17               Luke 14: 27 - 33