Weekly Noticesheet

 

Collect              

                       God of truth,
                     help us to keep your law of love
                     and to walk in ways of wisdom,
                     that we may find true life
                     in Jesus Christ your Son.

 

THIS WEEK 

 

Monday

10.00 am - 12 noon Knit and Knatter, in Shirley House. Contact: Alison Gregg, 2665638

 

 

Wednesday

10.00 am    Holy Communion 

Readings   2 Corinthians 9.6-11; Psalm 112; Matthew 6.1-6, 16-18

 

Friday                       

10.00 – 11.30 am Parent & Baby Group will meet each Friday in church from 9th June until 21st July excluding 14th July. All Mums and/or Dads with their babies are welcome. For further info contact Muriel 2551473.

 

Saturday         

11.00 am - 2.00 pm Summer Fayre at church. Lots of stalls, games, activities, competitions and refreshments!

 

 


NEXT SUNDAY:25th June 2017    Trinity 2

9.15 am           Holy Communion Revd Gareth Jones

10.30 am         Morning Worship Imogen Clout

Readings:      Genesis 21.8-21; Romans 6.1b-11; Matthew 10.24-39

Josephine Hunt will be running her Fairtrade stall after the 10.30 am service


                                                    NOTICES 

Eco Church Award We were delighted to hear that SAPLC has gained a silver Eco Church Award. Congratulations to all the members of the Eco Group who have worked hard to achieve this

Summer Fayre, Saturday 24th June, 11.00 am - 2.00 pm, run jointly with Clifford School Parents’ Association, and here at church this year. Please start collecting goods for sale - John Cripps will be running his very popular (with the children) crockery-smashing stall, but is running out of crockery to smash! If you have any old mugs, plates etc please bring them along and they will be smashed in a good cause and with great enjoyment. And do come and support the fair on Saturday – put it in your diary now!

Prudence the Pig and The Big Shift: Christian Aid are currently encouraging the big banks to divest from fossil fuels. Prudence (a large pig "poster") is part of this. She will be at SAPLC during the summer fair and the following 2 Sundays. We would love church members to write actions and requests for a better world on her. Prudence will spend time at Banner Cross, St Gabriel's and All Saints as well as at SAPLC; and then members of all 4 churches will take her to Barclay's on Banner Cross. More information when Prudence arrives with us!

Fairtrade stall: Josephine Hunt will be running her Fairtrade stall after church on 25th June

Refugee Week Sheffield will once again be celebrating Refugee Week (20th – 24th June) with the Migration Matters Festival based at and around the Theatre Delicatessen on the Moor.  Director Sam Holland has brought together a fantastic programme of events including music, poetry, food, dance, art, featuring a raft of award-winning performers.  You can see the full schedule at migrationmattersfestival.co.uk

Church Action on Poverty (CAP)  On Thursday 4 May, Church Action on Poverty in Sheffield, the Urban Theology Union and the Liberating Theologies group met for a conversation about their experiences of food poverty. Here's a link to a report from the meeting from the UTU website: http://utusheffield.org.uk/?p=1975

Carbon Conversations A short, informal series of meetings to help people reduce their “carbon footprints”. We are starting a group in Nether Edge - the first meeting will be on Wednesday, 12th July, in Shirley House, at 6.30pm. At this meeting, the group will arrange dates and times for the other 5 sessions. The cost of the course will be £20 per person, which covers the cost of the materials (including a handbook) and tea and coffee. Please register in advance, as numbers are limited by emailing: office@standrewspsalterlane.org.uk or phoning: 267-8289.

Advance Notice - Save the Date! Eco-Church Conference,  21 October. Senior staff from A Rocha UK (who run the Eco-Church Award) and other experts, at St Andrew's Psalter Lane Church

Age Better in Sheffield programme. South Yorkshire Housing Association are looking for "Access Ambassadors" who will volunteer to befriend an older person in need of support. This would involve giving 2 hours a week to help someone get out of the house, go to the shops and regain their confidence and independence to travel. Contact Adam atty, a.batty@syha.co.uk, for more information or to sign up.

Coffee Shop at the Salvation Army, Psalter Lane, Monday – Wednesday, 8.45 am – 3.45 pm; Thursday 8.45 am – 1.45 pm

Ecosia: as an alternative to Google, and as a really easy way to be eco-friendly, use https://www.ecosia.org as your Internet search engine. Every time you use it, Ecosia plant more trees. At time of writing, number of trees planted is: 4,694,839. 

To see what kind of church we are, have a look at the YouTube video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x13g9XxMGUE

St. Andrew's Psalter Lane Church has a Twitter account.  You can find us @SAPLChurch. SAPLC Children have Facebook and Twitter accounts:  Facebook: SAPLC Children  Twitter: @SAPLChurchChild

 


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