22nd October 2017 Pew Sheet

St James



                                             Sunday 22 October 2017

The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

    “Give to God the things that are God’s”

                             Matthew 22.21



8.00 am                    Holy Communion (BCP)

Presiding:               Stroma McDermott

Preaching:              Stroma McDermott


9.30 am                   Parish Communion

Presiding:               Nick Morgan

Preaching:              Stroma McDermott

Assisting:               Will Fawcett

Hymns:                   1 (vv1-4), Name of All Majesty, 233, Christ Triumphant, Ever Reigning

            Anthem: Jesu, Joy – J S Bach

            Voluntary: March in G - Smart       


           11.00 am                   Worship @ 11.00

           Leading:                    Lorna Johnson

           Preaching:                Stroma McDermott


           3.00 pm                     Festival Service

           Leading:                    Stroma McDermott

           Preaching:                The Venerable Paul Hooper


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



  23 October

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  12.00 noon

Love Lunch - Centre


  24 October

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  2.00 pm

Service of Prayer for Healing - Church on the Corner


  25 October

  9.45 am

Holy Communion – St James


  26 October

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  9.30 am

Coffee Morning – Centre

  7.30 pm

Worship Group – St James

  27 October

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  11.15 am

Funeral – Mr Terence McGee – St James

  6.30 pm

Choir Practice – St James


  28 October




  29 October

 Bible Sunday

  8.00 am

Holy Communion (BCP)

  9.30 am

Parish Communion

  11.00 am

Worship @ 11.00

  6.00 pm

Youth Group – Centre

  6.30 pm

Service of Light



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

Pray for God’s blessing and protection upon the adults and youth who will be visiting Nepal. All the arrangements that have been made, will be fulfilled, and the opportunity and privilege to experience a different culture will help group members to understand more fully the new experiences gained and how privileged we are in this country.

People in Wetherby: People in any part of Wetherby for whom we have not yet prayed and especially those who have come to settle in Wetherby this year.

This week Churches in Wetherby pray for:   Wetherby Salvation Army


Pennies (£1) Jar for Debora’s Sponsorship – As you will probably know, the round £1 coins are now no longer legal tender, but you can still change them at the bank. If, however, you find a £1 coin in a coat pocket or down the back of the settee, and do not want to take it to the bank, please add to the ‘pennies jar’. Thank you for all your continuing support for Debora through Compassion. Marilyn Smith 583410


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


Service of Light – Sunday 29 October at 6.30pm – We will be joining together at St James’ Church to remember those who have died by the lighting of individual candles in their memory. Forms requesting a candle are available from the back of Church or the Parish Office. Thank you. Val Lumsden 584760


No Trick, Just Treat – Join us on Tuesday 31 October, between 6pm and 8pm, for our alternative Halloween Party. Games, crafts and refreshments for all the family. In preparation, we would welcome donations of the following: sweets, miniature chocolates, toilet roll, cakes, Rich Tea and Digestive biscuits, Oreo biscuits and small jam jars. Please leave your donations in the box at the Church entrance. Thank you. Debbie Peacock 581214


Lunch at the Golf ClubThursday 2 November at 12 for 12.30pm, 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 and are now on sale from Audrey Spivey 581508 and the Parish Office 583074.


Bereavement Support Coffee Morning on Saturday 4 November to be held at 10.00am in the Church Centre. Please do come along for refreshments and a chat. If you would like to attend, please contact the Parish Office 583074


Called to Prayer – God is calling his people to pray, to seek his will, his purpose and his timing for all that he wants to do in Wetherby. We are to be expectant for what God is going to do because he is doing a ‘new thing’ among us building his kingdom, and he is asking us to be open to his Spirit moving among us. Please come and join together in prayer on the first Monday of every month, the first one will be on Monday 6 November 7.30pm to 8.30pm at St James’ Church. All are very welcome. Lorna Johnson 520922


The Children’s Society – are holding a ‘Coffee Morning’ in the Town Hall on Saturday 11 November from 9.00am. Please come along and join us, there will be bacon butties, teas, coffee, cakes, books and a tombola. Thank you. Jill Rose 586640


MacMillan Collection - Have you got an hour to spare to help with a MacMillan collection on Wednesday 15 or Friday 17 November? Please contact Mary Hare on 582868. Thank you.


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, and non church groups will be charged £10.00. Many thanks. Susan Armstrong 520763 or susan.armstrong50@ntlworld.com


This week’s altar flowers are in loving memory of Barry Wilkinson, Mavis’s husband. Shirley Fawcett


Thank you for the contribution of harvest gifts that were taken to ‘All Hallows Community Café’, Leeds. These gifts were greatly appreciated, especially the teabags, as the ‘tea caddy’ was almost empty! Carol Farrar


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. The September quiz was won by Dorothy Gosling, well done Dorothy!



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




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