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God of all creation,

help us to be doers,

not just hearers of the word,

putting faith into action,

reaping a harvest of hope

and transformation.

Amen

 

https://www.christianaid.org.uk/sites/default/files/2018-07/prayer-diary-August-November-2018.pdf

 

Circuit & Wider Community

End Hunger Now petition Church Action on poverty have launched a petition asking the government to fix the issues with Universal Credit.  The petition is on the table by the Eco noticeboard – please sign if you are able to. Thanks, Sean.

2nd September - 6.30pm at Greenhill Methodist Church, a Circuit Celebration to launch the Holy Habits Programme in the Circuit and to welcome our new Presbyters and new Co-Superintendent Ministers

29th September – A passion for the planet – Reasons for Hope @7pm @ Dronfield Baptist Church featuring Andy Atkins CEO of A Rocha, an International Conservation Organisation.  Other events from 3.30pm – please see the poster on the Circuit notice board in the foyer.

29th September - The future for Palestine, 25 years after the Oslo Accords: Information, discussion and Palestinian supper at St Andrews Psalter Lane Church on Saturday 29th September from 6pm to 9pm - please see the poster on the Circuit notice board in the foyer for more details and how to book a place.

More information and other events at www.sheffieldcircuit.org.uk or sign up to the circuit newsletter

Charities

St. Luke’s Hospice (https://www.stlukeshospice.org.uk/) is the charity for the coffee collections during the current quarter (June-August).

We are raising funds for South Yorkshire Refugee Law and Justice, which helps refused asylum seekers in South Yorkshire.

The Archer Project is in need of a continuing supply of Pot Noodles, tinned fish or fruit with ring pulls and breakfast cereals.  Don’t forget to support the Food Bank with an extra item when you do your shopping.  Please donate unwanted clean clothing/shoes/blankets/sleeping bags to Ben’s Place via Alan Brailey.

Thank you for your continued support to all these charities.  

 

Banner Cross

1st September - Banner Cross Walking Group - Our next ramble is a circular walk of 5 miles, starting from Ashford in the Water and visiting some lovely parts of the Derbyshire Dales. We shall meet at Banner Cross Church, at 9.30am, to organise transport. Thanks, Phil

2nd September - Extraordinary Church Council - After the morning service. Single item to be discussed is proposals for changes to the worship space

3rd September – Communications meeting, 7.30pm, all welcome

8th September - The Christmas Fair will be on Saturday 1st December this year. There will be a short meeting on Saturday 10.30 am in the coffee lounge for anyone interested. If you are not available on that day please see Pat Dickinson for any info.

23rd September - Bring and Share Afternoon Tea, 1 - 3 pm in Room 1, here at church. Following Chris Rowe’s morning of running the Sheffield Asda 10k, the Rowe family are holding this fundraiser in the afternoon for research funds for liver disease. Please see Chris if you can offer any help or if you can’t come but want to sponsor her. Thank you

20th October - Charity Christmas Card sale, 10am to 12 noon. If anyone would like to recommend a charity to sell their cards this year please see Pat Dickinson. Thanks

Save the Dates –

6th October, 2pm; Audit of Church Items;

7th October - Harvest Lunch after the service;

13th October - Murder Mystery Evening

Lectionary – Continuous: 1 Kings 2:10-12; 3:3-14; Psalm 111; Ephesians 5:15-20; John 6:51-58

Green tips – Eco talk – an environmentally friendly phone tariff

Eco talk is a phone tariff supported by Ecotricity which uses the profits from the tariff to buy land which is then dedicated to habitat for bees and butterflies.  It is a rolling monthly contract with no tie in – why not give it a try?

www.ecotalk.co.uk

 


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