23rd July 2017 Pew Sheet

St James



Sunday 23 July 2017

      The Sixth Sunday after Trinity

   “The righteous will shine like the sun”

                         Matthew 13.43



8.00 am                    Holy Communion (BCP)

Presiding:               Stroma McDermott

Preaching:              Stroma McDermott


9.30 am                   Parish Communion

Presiding:               Stroma McDermott

Preaching:              Graham Siswick

Assisting:                Marilyn Smith

Hymns:                   342, 135, 440, There is a Redeemer

               Anthem: View me Lord - Lloyd

                Voluntary:  Molto Ostinato – Eben


           11.00 am                  Worship @ 11.00 am

           Leading:                  Val Lumsden

           Preaching:               David York


6.30 pm                    Evening Worship

Leading:                  Marilyn Smith


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



  24 July

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James


  25 July

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  2.00 pm

Holy Communion- Church on Corner


  26 July

  9.45 am

Holy Communion – St James

  10.00 am

Youth Group Drop in - Centre


  27 July

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  9.30 am

Coffee Morning – Centre

  7.30 pm

Worship  Group – St James

  28 July

  9.15 am

Morning Prayer – St James

  11.40 am

Funeral – Mrs Jean Barlow - Stonefall


  29 July

  3.00 pm

Wedding – Kevin Pawson and Marie Weston – St James


  30 July

The Seventh  Sunday after Trinity

  8.00 am

Holy Communion (BCP)

  9.30 am

Parish Communion

  11.00 am

Worship @ 11.00

  6.30 pm

Evening Worship



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 children and young people on holiday: those away with their families; those at youth camps and those remaining at home. For the teaching staff that they may return renewed and relaxed. For extra care and greater courtesy on our roads. We should also remember those, who, for whatever reason, are unable to get away for a break.

Pray for People in Linton:  Westgarth, Tibgarth, College Farm Lane, Stammergate Lane, Middle Lane, Orchard Drive, Northcote Fold, Eden Bank.

This week Churches in Wetherby pray for:   the work of Churches Together and those representing their churches.


Quiz – The July quiz is entitled ‘Food and Drink 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 31st July anytime between 12 noon and 2pm (last orders 1.30pm), where you will receive a warm welcome. Lorraine Moseley.


*Reminder* - Local Gathering of New Wine North: 18th-22nd August 2017

Day and evening tickets available for those who can’t make the 4/5 days. Contact: Stroma McDermott (07791 499036)/Lorna  Johnson (520922)


This week’s altar flowers are in loving memory of Eric Goodwin (Marjorie’s husband). Shirley Fawcett


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 the 5th September at 7.30pm in the Curate’s Office. Sandra and David York.


Youth Drop In – For all who are or will be Year 7 & above in September –

Wednesday 26th July 10.00am until 12noon - Hot breakfast sandwich and fun and games!

Wednesday 2nd August 2.00pm until 4.00pm – Ice cream and more fun and games!

Join us for all the session or just part of it it’s up to you! Church Centre (and/or the Tetley Land , weather permitting). sarahsharp.stjames@gmail.com


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 13th September 2017.

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


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

3rd August  - On this day, proceeds will go to MacMillan Cancer Support. Do come and join us for this fundraising event. Thank you. Mary Hare

10th, 17th 24th August  - Monies raised on these days are in support of the Young People’s Mission Trip to Nepal.  Thank you. Val Lumsden





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





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