Weekly Noticesheet



Eternal God,
give us insight
to discern your will for us,
to give up what harms us,
and to seek the perfection we are promised
in Jesus Christ our Lord.




10-12 noon Knit and Knatter. In Shirley House. Contact: Alison Gregg, 2665638.

2.00 – 4.00 pm Ecclesall Area roadworks roadshow. Salvation Army Citadel, Psalter Lane. A chance to find out what is happening in our area.


7.30 pm  Leadership Team meeting in narthex


10.00 am    Holy Communion 

Readings       Deuteronomy 4.1, 5-9; Psalm 147.13-end; Matthew 5.17-19          

7.00 pm     Taizé Prayer in church

7.30 pm      Housegroup in narthex


7.00 pm     Fork and Talk in the narthex - How climate change adds to the refugee crisis.


10.00 - 11.30 am     Parent & Baby Group resumes until 7th April. All Mums and/or Dads with their babies are welcome. For further info contact 0114 2551473.


NEXT SUNDAY   26th March 2017  Mothering Sunday  

9.15 am        Holy Communion                 Revd Gareth Jones      

10.30am       Morning Worship                  Imogen Clout

Readings 1 Samuel 16.1-13; Ephesians 5.8-14; John 9

Fairtrade Stall  Josephine will have a Fairtrade Stall in church. She will bring Easter cards and a few chocolatey things, so come prepared to spend!


Lent Loose Change Collection We will be collecting loose change this Lent for WaterAid. There is a jar in the narthex for your loose change, or if you wish you can have your own jar with a sleeve to fill at home and bring in after Lent.

Fork and Talk: a Lent initiative    During Lent we will be holding three evening events providing a simple evening meal and an opportunity to discuss key public issues, supported by an informed speaker. Bookings have now opened to other churches; if you wish to attend please email anne.hollows@gmail. The dates for the events are [Tuesday 7th March - Food Poverty],  Monday 13th March - Young people's perspectives from Palestine, and Thursday 23rd March - How climate change adds to the refugee crisis. All start at 7pm.

Taizé worship in Lent There will be Taizé prayer every Wednesday evening in Lent, starting on 8th March.  Quiet reflective prayer with repetitive singing starting at 7.00pm

Holiness and Justice: Art Exhibition, Saturday March 11th to Friday March 31st. A vibrant and thought provoking exhibition of seven paintings by Sheffield artist and pioneer minister, Ric Stott. At Whirlow Spirituality Centre. 

Count Your Blessings There are copies of this Christian Aid Lent leaflet, for adults and children, on the table in the narthex.

All Together for Justice   All We Can’s latest resource, a 40-day booklet for use in private study and/or small groups, is called ‘All Together for Justice’.  This is designed for use during Lent, but can be used at any time of the year and is available to order from the All We Can website (www.allwecan.org.uk/lent) or by contacting Tim Baker directly (t.baker@allwecan.org.uk)

Christian Voices in the Contemporary World 2017: the 4th year of All Saints Ecclesall's challenging Wednesday evening series of talks from leading national experts. 8th March-5th April.

It could be verse: an evening of comic verses and sketches on Monday 27th March, in 7.30pm. A fundraiser, in aid of St Luke's Hospice and the Shirley House Interfaith Centre, so we can finish decorating the Interfaith Room. 

Taizé in Sheffield Cathedral will be led by Tim Jansen on Monday 3rd April, starting at 7.30 pm

Worship4today   A course for worship leaders and musicians. Taster evenings 7.00 – 9.00 pm, Tuesday 4th April and Tuesday 9th May at Diocesan Church House, Rotherham – everyone welcome

Come And Sing Messiah – Saturday 8th April 2017 in Sheffield Cathedral. To mark the 275th anniversary of the first performance in Dublin

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. See poster in narthex, and contact Adam Batty, a.batty@syha.co.uk, for more information or to sign up.

1st May- Sheffield May Day Trek registration is now open. 2 routes of 6 and 11 miles leaving St Luke’s Lodge Moor from 9:30am. All money raised supporting Christian Aid and CAFOD’s response to the refugee crisis and other projects around the world. To register email www.sheffieldmaydaytrek.org.uk or contact pfurbey@christian-aid.org

Going Greener at Crystal Peaks, 20th May 2017, 10am-2pm. A Sheffield Environment Weeks event

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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