Weekly News Letter - 20th October 2019

St James





A Very Warm Welcome to Everyone

Sunday 20 October 2019
Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

"Pray always and never lose heart" Luke 18.1

8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
Presiding: Brendan Giblin
Preaching: Brendan Giblin

9.30am Parish Communion
Presiding: Brendan Giblin
Preaching: Brendan Giblin
Assisting: Lorna Johnson
Hymns: 142 (omit*), 97, Lord for the Years, Christ Triumphant
Anthem: Litany to the Holy Spirit - Hurford
Voluntary: Allegro Maestoso e Fuge (Sonata II) - Mendelssohn

11.00am Worship @ 11.000 - Holy Communion
Presiding: Brendan Giblin
Preaching: Brendan Giblin

6.30pm Evensong (BCP)

Leading: Brendan Giblin
Preaching: Derek Taylor
Hymns: 156, 166, 471, Psalm 14 - Voluntary: Lied - Wolstenholme

Diary for the Week

Monday 21 October
9.15am Morning Prayer - St James
12.00 noon Love Lunch - Centre

Tuesday 22 October
9.15am Morning Prayer - St James
9.30am Alpha - Centre
1.30pm Funeral - Mrs Freda Wylie - St James
2.00pm Church on the Corner

Wednesday 23 October
9.30am Wednesday Toddlers - Centre
9.45am Holy Communion - St James
7.30pm Gospel Choir - St James

Thursday 24 October 
9.15am Morning Prayer - St James
9.30am Coffee Morning - Centre
1.00pm Church Experience Day - St James

Friday 25 October
9.15am Morning Prayer - St James
6.30pm Choir Practice - St James

Saturday 26 October

Sunday 27 October
Bible Sunday
8.00am  Holy Communion (BCP)
9.30pm Parish Communion
11.00am Worship @ 11
6.30pm Refresh

Suggestions for Prayer
Let us pray for those who are blind or partially sighted. In Canada it is said that, every 12 minutes, someone begins to lose their sight. Pray for the work of the R.N.I.B and  Torch Trust and for God’s blessing upon the full-time and voluntary staff.
People in the Deighton Road Area of Wetherby: Deighton Road, North Grove Road, North Grove Avenue, North Grove Crescent, North Grove Drive, North Grove Way, North Grove Approach, North Grove Mount, North Court Grove, Stone Dene Park, Appleby Way.
Churches in Wetherby are asked to pray for: St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church

Altar Flowers - This week's altar flowers are in loving memory of William and Edna Brown and Jim and Gladys Phillis (parents of David and Barbara Brown). Shirley Fawcett.
The Harvest Flowers were amazing. A huge thank you to our flower arrangers for such beautiful displays. Brendan
The October Quiz will be the last one, as I will be moving to Newcastle soon. May I take this opportunity to thank everyone so much for supporting it for several years. You have helped to raise approximately £570 for the mission of the church. Susan Armstrong 07963 504743
We thank Susan for organising these quizzes on behalf of St James’. Susan has done so much for St James’ over the years, always in gracious and caring ways. We will all miss Susan’s friendship and pray for a good move and God’s deepest blessing as Susan settles into life in Newcastle. Brendan
St James’ Bells to Ring for Services Again? – but only if there are people who would like to learn to ring and form a new band! If you can climb steps, stand up and count, there is a good chance you can learn to ring a bell. If you are interested, please speak to the new Tower Captain, Peter Cox 01937 584453 or email peter_janet_cox@hotmail.com

No Trick, Just Treat! Yes, it's that time of year again! Volunteers needed to help at this great community event on Thursday 31 October (for setting up in the afternoon and at the event in the evening), please sign the list at the back of church if you can help. We also need donations of sweets, chocolates (Heroes), Marshmallows, Rich Tea or Digestive biscuits (there's a box at the back of church) and cakes on the day. Please speak to Debbie Peacock or myself. Many thanks.  Sarah Sharp 07500 262306
Derek and Lorna’s Wedding – Those who would like to attend our marriage service at St James’ Church, it will be held on Saturday 2 November at 4pm. You are all most welcome. Thank you. Derek and Lorna
Service of Light on Sunday 3 November at St James at 6.30pm. We will be joining together at St James’ to remember our loved ones by the lighting of individual candles in their memory. If you would like someone to be mentioned by name, please complete a request form, which are at the back of Church or the Parish Office. Thank you. Brendan
Christmas Fair Saturday 30 November – We are having our ‘Bric-a-Brac Nearly New Stall’ and need your donations please. There will be a box in the Church porch for any gifts. Thank you. Sheila Guest and Friends. 01937 585994
Please note that all the stalls for the Christmas Fair are now taken. Thank you. Julie Hayman
The St James’ Email Prayer Chain – for email prayer chain requests, please email Rosie Rooke mail@rosierooke.plus.com or telephone 01937 580673
Please note the Parish Office will be closed on Friday 25 October for Training. 


Tel: 01937 583074 

email: stjames.wetherby@gmail.com