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St James



        Sunday 24 September 2017

The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

          “The last will be first and the

              first last” Matthew 20.16


8.00 am                    Holy Communion (BCP)

Presiding:               Stroma McDermott

Preaching:              Stroma McDermott


9.30 am                   Parish Communion

Presiding:               Brendan Giblin

Preaching:              Nick Morgan

Assisting:               Val Lumsden

Hymns:                    305 (omit vv5,6), 113, In Christ Alone, Sing of the Lord’s Goodness, Anthem: Truly the Lord is in this Place - Hurford

              Voluntary: Toccata (Suite Gothique) - Boellmann


           11.00 am                  Worship @ 11.00

           Leading:                  Stroma McDermott

           Preaching:               Nick Morgan


           6.30 pm                    Refresh

           Leading:                   Brendan Giblin


A very warm welcome to everyone

If you are new to St James’ we would like to get to know you. Please fill in a contact card, which you will find in the back of the pews, and hand to one of the people leading the service. A hearing loop is installed in this church and large print service books and gluten free wafers are available.



Diary for the Week


  25 September

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  12 noon

Love Lunch - Centre


 26 September

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  2.00 pm

Evensong (BCP) - Church on the Corner


  27 September

  9.45 am

Holy Communion – St James

  2.00 pm

Step Up – Curate’s Office


  28 September

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  9.30 am

Coffee Morning – Centre

  1.30 pm

Time for Tots - Centre

  7.30 pm

Worship Group – St James

  29 September

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  6.30 pm

Choir Practice

  7.30 pm

Evening with Eddie Gray – Wetherby Sports Association


  30 September

  9.00 am

MacMillan Coffee Morning - Centre


  1 October

The Sixteenth  Sunday after Trinity

  8.00 am

Holy Communion (BCP)

  9.30 am

Parish Communion

  11.00 am

Worship @ 11.00

  2.00 pm

Holy Baptism

  6.00 pm

Youth Group - Centre

  6.30 pm

Evensong (BCP)



Planned Giving – We are very grateful to all those who give so generously, both in time and finance, to help us carry out our mission here in Wetherby. If anyone, who is not currently doing so, would like to assist us plan our finances by giving via standing order or envelope, then please contact Clive Jordan tel 582970 or email for information.  


Suggestions for Prayers

Pray for the organisations that minister to young people, both in the UK and overseas, who are underprivileged, refugees worldwide, the homeless and those suffering with various disabilities.

For those who work to support the rights of children and young people. For the work of the Red Cross, Children in Need, Save the Children and many others. 

People in the Nidd Approach Area of Wetherby:  Nidd Approach, Rye Garth,  Ouse Drive, Swale Drive, Don Avenue, Derwent Drive, Calder Close, Ure Grove

This week Churches in Wetherby pray for:  The Baptist Church and Margins


Love Lunch – Join us in the Coffee Lounge on Monday 25 September anytime between 12 noon and 2pm (last orders 1.30pm), where you will receive a warm welcome. Thank you. Lorraine Moseley


An Evening with Eddie Gray – Footballing legend, Eddie Gray, of Leeds United and Scotland fame, will be coming to Wetherby on Friday 29 September at 7.30pm at Wetherby Sports Association. Tickets are £15 each and are on sale from the Parish Office. Proceeds go to the Nepal Project. All are very welcome. Thank you. Steve Taylor


MacMillan World’s Largest Coffee Morning – This will be held from 9.00am to 12 noon on Saturday 30 September in the Church Centre. A tombola and handmade cards will be available. All very welcome. Thank you. Mary Hare


The Children’s Society – Talk and Afternoon Tea. We are holding a talk by Martin & Jill Fish and afternoon tea on Thursday 5 October at Kirk Deighton Village Hall at 2.30pm. Martin Fish is a RHS Advisor, columnist and broadcaster. Tickets are £10 each and are available from Carol Keenleyside 01937 581332 or Jill Rose on 01937 586640.


Harvest Supper & Fun Quiz on Saturday 7 October at 7pm – it will be a great night! Come and enjoy cottage pie and apple crumble, in the Church Centre. Tickets are £7.50 each or £20 for a family, BYO wine, and are available from the Parish Office 583074, Jean Heaton or Audrey Spivey Donations of raffle prizes would be appreciated, thank you.


Esther Ladies – Embrace Women’s Day on Saturday 14 October at St John’s, Sharow, Ripon from 10am to 4pm. Tickets cost £10, includes coffee, cake, not not lunch. If you interested in attending, there is a ‘sign up’ sheet at the back of church. Thank you. Stroma McDermott


Confirmation 2018 – The confirmation course is slightly different this year, being for adults and young people across the Deanery, and will include interactive worship, stories, teaching and guest speakers on lots of exciting topics to help people learn about faith and how to live a lifetime in faith. There will also be a weekend residential stay in November. The course starts on Sunday 15 October at St Aidan’s School. For more information, please speak to Brendan or Stroma and take a leaflet from the back of Church. Stroma McDermott


Quiz – The September quiz, ‘General Knowledge’, is available at the back of Church and costs £1.00. All proceeds go to support the mission of the Church. Thank you. Susan Armstrong 520763


Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018 - Monday 26 November to Monday 3 December.

A pilgrimage to the Holy Land offers the opportunity to ‘walk in the steps of Jesus’, visiting some of the various places and sites associated with His life and ministry. At the moment, 15 of us are going and, if you wish to join us, or want further details, please contact Derek Taylor 01937 918534 or


A New Reader – Lorna.  At 11.00am on Saturday 7 October, in Ripon Cathedral, Lorna Johnson will be licensed as ‘Reader’ for our parish. Lorna has worked hard to complete her training and will be fully authorised to minister. We look forward to Lorna’s ministry and pray for God’s blessing to equip her for the role. All are most welcome to the Service. Brendan


Wetherby and District Foodbank are looking for people who would like to regularly pray for the charity. If you are interested, please contact Claire at or 07947 059720. Many thanks Claire Tapp, Project Manager, Wetherby and District Foodbank.


Start Course – Would you like to make a Start in exploring the Christian faith? There will be chance to do that over 6 weeks. Start is a down-to-earth and interactive course with plenty of discussion, looking at God, Jesus and the journey of life. Let us know if you would like to join us – tel 581508, email Thank you Colin and Audrey Spivey


The St James’ Email Prayer Chain – For email prayer chain requests, please    email or telephone 01937 580673



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