13th August 2017 Pew Sheet

St James



                                  Sunday 13 August 2017

      The Ninth Sunday after Trinity

“Take heart it is I, do not be afraid” Matthew 14.27


8.00 am                    Holy Communion (BCP)

Presiding:               Uell Kennedy

Preaching:              Uell Kennedy


9.30 am                   Parish Communion

Presiding:               Stroma McDermott

Preaching:              Stroma McDermott

Assisting:               Marilyn Smith

Hymns:                   431, 251, 263, Jesus is Lord! Creation Voice Proclaims it


           11.00 am                   Family Service

           Leading:                   Sarah Sharp

           Preaching:                Stroma McDermott


6.30 pm                     Evening Prayer

Leading:                    David Bailey


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


  14 August

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  12 Noon

Love Lunch - Centre


  15 August

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  2.00 pm

Songs of Praise- Church on Corner


  16 August

  9.45 am

Holy Communion – St James


  17 August

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  9.30 am

Coffee Morning – Centre

  18 August

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  11.00 am

Funeral – Mr Grahame Charles Suttle – St James

  2.30 pm

Funeral  - Mrs Joyce Jackson – St James


  19 August




  20 August

The Tenth  Sunday after Trinity

  8.00 am

Holy Communion (BCP)

  9.30 am

Parish Communion

  11.00 am

Café Worship @ 11.00 – Holy Communion

  6.30 pm

Evening Prayer



Organist and Minister – Today we welcome Imogen Morgan as our visiting organist and her father the Reverend Nick Morgan. Nick, curate at the Masham group of churches, will be joining us on placement for six weeks from mid-September. We look forward to Nick’s ministry and we thank Imogen for playing for us today. Brendan


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 cliveandangie@hotmail.com for information.  


Suggestions for Prayers

For all who suffer with Dementia: bless them in the daily confusion of life and bring healing to their minds and give them clarity and strength. Pray that their families, and carers, may be given compassion and the ability to cope and learn how best to support their loved ones. That the Government will make more funding available for dementia research.

People and Businesses in the Town Centre of Wetherby: Market Place, High Street, Shambles, Cross Street, Horsefair, Victoria Street, High Cliff and Bridgefoot, Town Hall, Market

This week Churches in Wetherby pray for St Oswald’s Church, Collingham        


Quiz – The August quiz is entitled ‘Anagrams’ and 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


The St James’ Email Prayer Chain – For email prayer chain requests, please email rosierooke@btinternet.com or telephone 01937 580673


Love Lunch – Monday’s fortnightly pop in café brings people together to share food and enjoy fellowship. Join us in the Coffee Lounge on Monday 14 August anytime between 12 noon and 2pm (last orders 1.30pm), where you will receive a warm welcome. Please note there will be no Love Lunch on Bank Holiday Monday, 28 August. The lunch will resume fortnightly on Monday 11 September. Thank you. Lorraine Moseley


Young People’s Nepal Mission Trip – The young people are spending the summer running, climbing, cycling and more to raise money to visit TearFund in Nepal. If you would like to sponsor them, please visit Just Giving and go to their fundraising page 2017 United Mission to Nepal. Alternatively you can use the paper form at the back of Church! Thank you. Brendan


Novel Conversations Book Club – Please note that there is no meeting in August 2017. We look forward to seeing you again on Tuesday 5 September at 7.30pm in the Curate’s Office. Thank you. Sandra and David York.


A Very Big Thank You to all of you who came and supported the coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care. The magnificent total of £205.00 was raised. Thank you. Mary Hare


Church on the Corner – Many thanks to all those who supported the coffee morning on Saturday 5 August. We raised £108.00 for St James’ Church funds. Thank you. David Bailey


Step-up 2017/18 – is a year-long process of learning about the Christian faith and practical discipleship. Step-up gives people an opportunity to learn, explore and ask questions about the Christian faith and the space to discern God’s call and purpose for their lives. Here in Wetherby the course begins on Wednesday 13 September.

Further details https://stepupteam.wordpress.com, leaflets are available at the back of Church, or please contact Brendan 520951 or Val Lumsden 584760.


Art Exhibition on Saturday 16 September from 10am to 3.30pm in Wetherby Town Hall. Refreshments will be served with money raised going to the Nepal Project. Any ‘artists’ from St James’ that would like to exhibit/sell their work, please contact Sandra Ellen SRmesh@aol.com


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. Eddie Gray was a ‘superstar’ of the 70’s. Tickets for a meal, talk and question time will be £15 each and on sale from the Parish Office from 4 September. Proceeds go to the Nepal Project. Thank you. Brendan


Thursday Coffee Mornings during August – St James’ Church Centre Coffee Lounge 9.30am – 11.30am

17 and 24 August  - Monies raised on these days are in support of the Young People’s Mission Trip to Nepal.  Thank you. Val Lumsden

Please note there will be no Coffee Morning on Thursday 31 August.


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




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