12th November 2017 Pew Sheet

St James



Sunday 12 November 2017

        Remembrance Sunday

   “He will wipe every tear from their eyes”

                           Revelation 21.4


8.00 am                    Holy Communion (BCP)

Presiding:               Brendan Giblin

Preaching               Brendan Giblin


9.30 am                   Parish Communion

Presiding:               Stroma McDermott

Preaching:              Nick Morgan

Assisting:               Will Fawcett

Hymns:                   99, 361, 133, 180

              Anthem: Lord, for Thy Tender Mercy’s Sake - Farrant

              Voluntary:  Crown Imperial - Walton


           11.30 am                   Remembrance Service

           Leading:                   Stroma McDermott

           Preaching:                Brendan Giblin


           6.30 pm                     Joint Worship with Methodists

           Leading:                    Val Lumsden


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



  13 November

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James


  14 November

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  2.00 pm

Remembrance Service- Church on the Corner


  15 November

  9.45 am

Mothers’ Union Corporate Communion – St James

  7.30 pm

Step Up – Curate’s Office


  16 November

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  9.30 am

Coffee Morning – Centre

  7.30 pm

Worship Group – St James

  17 November

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  11.30 am

Funeral - Mrs Karen Dorain – St James

  6.30 pm

Choir Practice – St James


  18 November




 19 November

The Second Sunday before Advent


  8.00 am

Holy Communion (BCP)

  9.30 am

Parish Communion

  11.00 am

Worship @ 11.00 – Holy Communion

  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 the Parish Office 01937 583074 or email stjames@dsl.pipex.com


Suggestions for Prayers

Pray for those who have paid and those who continue to pay the supreme sacrifice, the disabled as a result of war and the families and friends of those killed in conflicts. For those who strive to bring about peace, especially in the Yemen. For the work of the Royal British Legion.

People in the Ainsty Road Area of Wetherby: Ainsty Road, Ainsty Crescent, Ainsty Drive, Ainsty Garth, Ainsty View, Beechwood Rise, Linden Way.

This week Churches in Wetherby pray for: Those made refugees as a result of war and acts of violence.


Goodbye – We would like to thank everyone for their kind wishes on our move to Ponteland, Northumberland. We will miss the friendship and worship we have enjoyed over the past twelve years here in Wetherby, but are looking forward to being nearer to our families in the North East. Clive and Angie Jordan


Quiz – The November quiz, ‘We are going to the Movies’, 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


Men’s Curry Club on Wednesday 15 November at 7.30pm in the Bengal Lounge, Wetherby. Please contact Steve Taylor on 07530 534051 or Pete Moseley on 07711 532283 if you would like to join us. Thank you Steve Taylor


The Wetherby Men’s Parliament have organised, on Will Fawcett’s behalf, a charity music night on Saturday 18 November on behalf of the British Lung Foundation. There are no tickets left for the event, but if you would like to support this worthwhile cause, Will has some prize draw tickets to sell. See Will at Church or contact him on 01937 584816 or 07901 958206. Thank you.


Namaste Nepal – Return of the Explorers. We had a fantastic time in Nepal. Thank you to everyone who supported and prayed for us all. There is much for us to share. We shall be using the 9.30 and 11.00am services on Sunday 19 November to share a few of our experiences. Christian, Grace, Miriam, Jackie, Val and Brendan


An Evening with Bishop Nick – Religion and Violence - Wednesday 22 November at 7.30pm at St James’ Church.  Why is violence so often associated with religion? All are welcome to an evening with Bishop Nick when this issue, that besets our world, will be discussed. Brendan


Posada – Our travelling Nativity figures, Mary and Joseph, will once again be looking for families to stay with this Advent. Please speak to Sarah Sharp, Youth Leader, 07500 262306, if you would like to host them. A rota will be available from Sunday 12 November. Let’s make room for Jesus this Christmas! Thank you. Sarah Sharp


Christmas Fayre –

Saturday 25 November in St James’ Church Centre from 9.30am until 12 noon. We would appreciate donations of cakes, tombola prizes, unwanted gifts and we also require volunteers for the refreshments. Please contact Susan Armstrong if you require a stall, non church groups will be charged £10.00. Many thanks. Susan Armstrong 520763 or susan.armstrong50@ntlworld.com

Sunday Club - The Sunday Club children will be selling Golden Crackers again at this year’s Fayre - £1 each or £5 for 6. Find a Golden Ticket and win a prize - 200 crackers – 100 amazing prizes!. Thank you. Lynda Breen

We will be having our usual ‘bric-a-brac nearly new stall’ at the Christmas Fayre and any donations would be greatly appreciated. There will be a box in the Church porch for your donations or you can give them to me. Thank you. Sheila Guest 585994


Embrace, the Body Image Movement – One woman’s journey to inspire everybody – a special film screening on Sunday 26 November at 7.30pm at The Engine Shed, Wetherby. Tickets cost £10 for adults, plus one teenager, and are available from Castlegate Stationers or the Engine Sheds. Thank you. Ruth Mayhew 078375 36772 


Candle Lighters Needed – Due to it’s popularity, we are having two Christingle Services on Christmas Eve this year, at 4pm and 6pm. If you can help with this, please put your name down on the list at the back of church.

Many thanks. Jean Heaton


It’s Panto time! Come and see our very own Lucy Sharp and Richard Sharp in ‘Cinderella’ at The Miners Welfare Hall, Garforth Main Street from Tuesday 5 to Saturday 9 December at 7.15pm. Tickets are £8.50 for adults or £7.00 concessions. Thank you. Sarah (07500 262306)


Please note the Parish Office will be closed on Monday 13,  Friday 17 and Monday 20 Novembe


Tel: 01937 583074 email: stjames@dsl.pipex.com




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