1st October 2017 Pew Sheet

St James



                                  Sunday 1 October 2017

The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

      “Do nothing from selfish ambition

            or conceit” Philippians 2.3


8.00 am                    Holy Communion (BCP)

Presiding:               Uell Kennedy

Preaching               Uell Kennedy


9.30 am                   Parish Communion

Presiding:               Stroma McDermott

Preaching:              Brendan Giblin

Assisting:               Graham Siswick

Hymns:                   140, 97, 337, Go Forth and Tell

              Anthem: Grow in Grace- Archer

              Voluntary: Tema met Variations - Andriesson


           11.00 am                  Worship @ 11.00

           Leading:                  Stroma McDermott

           Preaching:               Brendan Giblin


2.00 pm                    Holy Baptism: Harry Farthing-Kaye, Grace Murray, Caoimhe Fowler, Roman Davis, Grace Riordan               


           6.30 pm                     Evensong (BCP)

           Leading:                   Nick Morgan

           Preaching:                Marilyn Smith

          Hymns:                      96, 274, 13, Psalm 124, Magnificat (Chant 152), Nunc Dimittis (Chant 170), Anthem: O For a Closer Walk – Stanford, Voluntary: Trumpet Tune- Carter


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 at the back of the pews and hand to one of the people leading the service. A hearing loop is installed and large print service books and gluten free wafers are available.


Diary for the Week



  2 October

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James


  3 October

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  11.30 am

Funeral – Mr Brian Wallis – St James

  2.00 pm

Holy Communion  - Church on Corner

  7.30 pm

Novel Conversations Book Club  – Curate’s Office

  7.30 pm

Step Up Advance – St James


  4 October

  9.15 am

Wetherby Churches Together Prayer Group – Methodist Church

  9.45 am

Holy Communion – St James

  2.00 pm

Mothers’ Union - Centre

  7.30 pm

Step Up – Curate’s Office


  5 October

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  9.30 am

Coffee Morning – Centre

  2.30 pm

St James’ School Service – St James

  7.30 pm

Music Group – St James

  6 October

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  6.30 pm

Choir Practice – St James


  7 October

  7.00 pm

Harvest Supper & Fun Quiz - Centre


  8 October

Harvest Festival  Service

  8.00 am

Holy Communion (BCP)

  9.30 am

Harvest Parish Communion

  11.00 am

Harvest Family Service

  6.00 pm

Youth Group - Centre

  6.30 pm




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

Sixteenth Sunday After Trinity: As we celebrate and give thanks and praise for the bountiful fruits of the harvests on land, sea and within industry, and remember the many people involved in their production and distribution.

People in the Barleyfields Area of Wetherby: Barleyfields Road, Barleyfields Court, Barleyfields Terrace,  Northfield Place, Foxhill, Woodhill View  

This week Churches in Wetherby pray for: all who care for a loved one dependent upon them.


Prisons Week Service at HMYOI Wetherby is taking place on Thursday 12 October at 6.30pm (6pm at the gate with identification). The guest speaker this year is Chaz Homewood from the Lighthouse in Rotherham. Chaz has a great story to tell. For more information, please contact chaplaincyteamwetherby@hmps.gsi,gov.uk or Andrew Marshall at hilandmars8674@btinternet.com


Clothes and Aid Appeal for Syria & Lebanon - It’s that time of the year again when we respond to the appeal for good quality clothes (Ladies, Gents, and Children’s) and blankets. Clean, good quality clothes only please. Items can be brought to the Church Room (Scout Hall) on Friday 20th October 1.00pm – 6.00pm & Saturday 21st 10.00am -5.00pm. Volunteers to help with the packing would be most welcome but please let me know beforehand so that a rota can be drawn up. Many thanks. Derek  01937 918534   dervaltaylor@talktalk.net   


Lunch at the Golf Club – There will be a luncheon on Thursday November 2nd, at 12 for 12.30, with a retired Detective Inspector from the West Yorkshire Police, Ben Richardson. Tickets, for a two course lunch and coffee and mints, cost £25 per head. Tickets are now on sale from Audrey Spivey and the Parish Office. 


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


Book Club – Novel Conversations – Tuesday 3 October at 7.30pm in the Curate’s Office. We will be discussing The Marrying of Chani Kaufman by Eve Harris. All are welcome. Thank you. Dave and Sandra York 01937 579596


Nepal - A very big thank you to everyone who generously sponsored the young people for their mission trip later this month. If you have not donated your sponsorship yet please do see Miriam or Brendan. Thank you.


A New Reader – Lorna.  At 11.00am on Saturday 7 October, in Ripon Cathedral, Lorna Johnson will be licensed as ‘Reader’ for our parish. 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


Harvest - Next week will be our Harvest Festival. We thank God for his lavish goodness. Harvest gifts of tinned and dried foods are much appreciated by St Georges’ Crypt, Caring for Life and All Hallows Community Cafe.


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 and are available from the Parish Office 583074, Jean Heaton or Audrey Spivey. BYO wine. Donations of raffle prizes would be appreciated, thank you.


Quiz – The October quiz, ‘All about the UK’, 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. David Bewell won the August quiz, well done!


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, but not lunch. If you interested in attending, there is a ‘sign up’ sheet at the back of church. Thank you. Stroma McDermott


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.


GSUS Live! (October 2 – 6) -  is a multi-media classroom housed in a lorry trailer. Its purpose is to provide an exciting and interactive setting for Key Stage 3 (Years 7-10) pupils to explore the themes of fear, rejection and forgiveness through the stories of three teenagers, and to learn what Jesus has to say about these things. Contact Chris Bishop 520424 or chrisbishop@ntlworld.com re information about 2 ‘open evenings’ and essential booking.




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



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