Weekly Noticesheet

 

Collect              

Risen Christ,
by the lakeside you renewed your call to your disciples:
help your Church to obey your command
and draw the nations to the fire of your love,
to the glory of God the Father.

 

THIS WEEK 
 

Monday  

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

6.00 - 7.30 pm  Air pollution discussion    Friends of the Earth are hosting a panel,  in the Raynor Lounge (Level 1) at the University of Sheffield Students' Union, which will be discussing air pollution. Open to the public and free. The panel will include representatives of the British Lung Foundation, FOE, Healthy Planet and our new Director of Public Health, Greg Fell. Full details are available at this URL where free tickets can be booked:  http://www.sheffieldfoe.co.uk/

8.00 pm Summer Fair Planning Meeting with Clifford School Parents’ Association, Stag’s Head. All welcome!

 

Wednesday

10.00 am    Holy Communion 

Readings       Acts 16.22-34; Psalm 138; John 16.5-11

Thursday

7.00 pm  Ascension Day Taizé Prayer

Friday                       

8am-8pm 12 Hours of Prayer at Victoria Hall Methodist Church  Please feel free to come and join us throughout the day.  For more information please contact Donna Tel: 07814849347 or Email: donna.cox10@gmail.com

10.00 – 11.30 am  Parent & Baby Group The group meets until 26th May in Church. All Mums and/or Dads with their babies are welcome. For further information please contact 2551473, if no reply leave a message.

 


NEXT SUNDAY   28th May 2017    Seventh Sunday of Easter

9.15 am           Holy Communion                  Revd Anthony Ashwell 

 10.30am         Morning Worship                  Imogen Clout

Readings        Acts 1.6-14; 1 Peter 4.12-14, and 5.6-11; John 17.1-11


                                                    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

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

Pentecost Prayer Walk Saturday 3rd June 2017 will pray for 15 minutes in each of the 4 churches of the Central Mission Partnership, and will stop outside 15 other points listed on the route map for 5 minutes explanation of the building & prayer. Lunch break to take place here at St Andrew’s Psalter Lane Church. See posters in narthex for further details and a route map, and ideas on how you can be involved.

Sheffield Pentecost Street Party and Thy Kingdom Come Beacon Event to celebrate Pentecost, at Sheffield Anglican Cathedral, Sunday 4th June, 3:00pm - 8:00pm. part of Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement, which invites Christians to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for people to come to know Jesus Christ. For entry into the Cathedral for the Beacon Event, you will need to register for a ticket.

Circuit Service at 6.00 pm on Sunday 4th June. This will be hosted by Trinity Firvale Methodist Church (Firth Park Rd S5 6WN) as a special Pentecost celebration before the church holds its final service before closing the following Sunday. 

The Consecration of the Very Revd Dr Pete Wilcox  as the eighth Bishop of Sheffield.  Dr Wilcox will be consecrated on 22 June 2017 at 11am in York Minster. Those wishing to attend the service should notify the Diocesan Secretary, Mrs Heidi Adcock, by Friday 2 June at  consecration@sheffield.anglican.org or telephone 01709 309117.  

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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