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Sunday15th May 2011

Sunday’s Service:
4th Sunday of Easter

10.00 am Prayer.
10.30 am Morning Prayer & Baptism.
Readings: Acts 2: 42-end (p1094)
Readers: Elaine Wells.
Intercessor: Andy Vanstan.

Wednesday’s Service
Easter 3

10.00 am BCP Communion.

Readings: 1 Peter 2: 11-17 (p1218)
John 16: 16-22 (p1084)
Reader: Miss B Thomas.

Risen Christ,
faithful shepherd of your Father’s sheep:
teach us to hear your voice
and to follow your command,
that all your people may be gathered into one flock,
to the glory of God the Father.


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Lighthouse Group Centre Manager I am delighted to announce that
Gav Budby has been appointed our alternative education Centre
Manager (Head teacher) after a rigorous interview process. This, at
the moment, is a half time post. The other half he will be continuing
his youth work and school mentoring. The centre will be based in
the parish rooms Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri, afternoons from October this

Benjamin James McGeown born Tuesday May 3rd at 7.56 in the

evening at 7lb 2oz. Don and Dawn’s second grandson. All family
doing really well. We are all praising God for this miracle of

Christian Aid Week May 15th - 21st Saturday 21st May FRUGAL
11.30 am (after the coffee morning) at Normanton Methodist
Church. Please try to support this.
The YORKSHIRE 2011 paper quiz £1.00. To be photocopied so as
many people aspossible can enter. Prizes - Fairtrade goody bags. If
anyone is unable to do the quiz give one to a friend. Send them off
to the address on the top of the quiz sheet or return to me as soon
as possible - Sally

The Well Project Funding On Thursday 19th May Jenny has a phone
interview at 9.00 am with an assessor from the big lottery,
regarding our Reaching Communities Application. Please could we
encourage everyone to pray for this
interview, as it will be really important in the outcome of our
application. Thank you.

Church Walks Our next Health walk will be from The Well at 10.15
am on Friday 20th May. Our next Saturday walk will be on 21st May,
this coming Saturday. Please let John and Kate know if you are
planning to come (tel: 223893) and meet at the Parish Rooms at
8.00 am. We will decide where we are walking by Thursday so
contact us then if you wish to find out.

Churches Together The next service will be here on at 6 pm on

Sunday May 29th. Everyone welcome.

Rotas The service rotas for June are in the pigeon holes.

Reflections Recital of works by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Villa-Lobos,

Ravel and Scriabin by internationally renowned pianist Jennifer Li on
Saturday 4th June, 7.30 pm at Wakefield Cathedral, see poster on
notice board.

Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir A change of style and a change of

venue feature in the Yorkshire Philharmonic Choir’s next concert
of ‘Springtime Jazz’ to be held in Leeds in ‘The Venue’ at the
Leeds College of Music on Saturday 21st May at 7.30 pm. For
the second time in recent years the choir moves out of its usual
comfort zone and into Jazz and Blues, featuring Will Todd’s ‘Mass in
Blue’ and Bob Chilcott’s ‘Little Jazz Mass’. The concert is the first in
YPC’s partnership with the College and also features the College’s
Jazz ensemble. Tickets are £12 (£10 concessions). Contact Derek
or ring 364862 or ‘The Venue’ is a
relatively new performing space and features full audience facilities
excellent modern comfort. It is situated across the road from the
Leeds bus station, next to the Playhouse. Come and enjoy a great
foot-tapping night out in modern surroundings.

Worship Rotas
Sunday 22nd May

10.30 am Communion.
Readers: Shirley Addy, Phil Atkinson.
Intercessor: Denise Burgess.
Welcome/Coffee: Sue Hodgson, Lindsay Child, Andrew & Victoria
Counting: Ann Bucktrout, Cathy Cook, Pam Randall.

Wednesday 25th May

10.00 am BCP Communion.

Reader: Mrs D Gilkes.

Weekly Action
Tues 7.00 pm The Aftershock in Parish Rooms

Wed 10.00 am Traditional Communion in church

1.00 pm Mums, Dads and Tots in Parish Rooms
6.00 pm Rock Solid High in Parish Rooms
7.30 pm Freedom in Christ Youth in Parish Rooms

Thurs 4.00 pm Rock Solid Junior in Parish Rooms

7.30 pm Youthy in Well@Woodhouse

Sunday Morning Kid’s Groups

1st Sunday Service of Thanksgiving-please sit with your family
2nd Sunday Meet in Church and sit together with activities in
3rd Sunday Meet in Parish Rooms from 10.00 am for Breakfast
4th Sunday Meet in Church and sit together with activities in

A Crèche for under 4’s is available at every service

under the East Window.


Vicar: Revd. Don Gilkes

01924 893100
07821 325350

Youthworker: Gavin Budby

01924 220868
07969 089959
Community Development officer:
Jenny Farrall-Bird
01924 892410
07872 551640

Phil Atkinson 01924 223507
John Dracup 07753 987668

Church Office

Admin: Barbara Teece

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