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St. Michael and All Angels

14th July 2019

                                          Trinity 4

                                          Sea Sunday


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10am All Age Eucharist

         President & Preacher : Revd. Heston Groenewald

Introit Hymn: Colours of day dawn into the mind,

Collect: Lord, our heavenly Father we ask you to guard all who sail the seas. May they know your presence. Guard them in danger. Protect them in temptation. Be with  them when they are lonely,and support them in sickness and anxiety.  Bless all who minister to them,  and guide us all to the haven  of eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you  and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever, Amen.

Gospel Reading: Luke 10:29-37

Offertory Hymn: When I needed a neighbour were you there

Communion Hymn: 470 I the Lord of Sea and Sky

Post Communion: Thanks for the fellowship found at this meal

Recessional: 413  Eternal Father  strong to save.


12 - Holy Communion


6.30 Evensong  Revd. Phil Chilvers           

Introit Hymn: 494 - King of glory, King of peace

Psalm: Psalm 77 page 227

Old Testament: Genesis 32: 9-30

New Testament: Mark 7:21-end

Anthem:  Our Master hath a Garden  - Crimp

Hymn: 460 - Help us, O Lord, to learn

Offertory Hymn: 515 - Lord, thy word abideth


For Our Prayers:

Anglican Communion:

The Episcopal Church in the Philippines – Joel Atiwag Pachao, Prime Bishop of the Philippines

The Diocese:

Please pray for those Diocesan staff involved in Human Resources and Safeguarding – Anna Mitchell, Sara lo Polito, Jenny Price, Jenny Leccardi, Narinder Lyon, Jackie Kerr and Gail O’Neill.

Our Parish: Pray for all those ‘who go down to the sea in ships,’ and give thanks for them.



The Food Bank is appealing for the following. I you are able to help, please put contributions in the box at the back of Church:

Pasta Sauces, Tinned Fruit, Tinned Vegetables, Tinned Tomatoes,Long life milk, Long life fruit juice.


We are looking for someone to co-ordinate the lesson readers and intercessors rota. If you can help, please get in touch.

We are also looking for some new servers. If you are interested, please get in touch.


Some Future events at St. Michael’s


16th July: The Bail Hostel at Ripon House are holding a celebration from 12-2pm. If anyone is interested, please see Tony


Charity of the Season

Rodley Nature Reserve Trust runs a nature reserve by habitat management for wildlife, including the wildlife of wetland habitats and works to help the public in the understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of wildlife. There are no paid staff at Rodley. 

Managing such a large area requires a good deal of manpower and money and we are grateful to the generosity of the public. If you’ve not been, you will be most welcome, Moss Bridge Road, Rodley, Leeds LS13 1HP  The Visitors’ Centre is open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday and most Bank Holidays from 10am until 4pm


July is Plastic Free July. The aim is to encourage us to look at our lives and how we use plastic so that we can reduce the use and throw away. Plastic is a fantastic material but we often treat it as a material that we can use once and throw away without worrying about where it came from, where it goes to or the impact it has on the environment. 

You can hind hints and suggestions at:


“All of us have in our veins the exact same percentage of salt in our blood that exists in the ocean, and, therefore, we have salt in our blood, in our sweat, in our tears. We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea – whether it is to sail or to watch it – we are going back from whence we came.”

John F. Kennedy

West End Alterations: we hope that the  outside enabling work will begin mid July. We will keep you up-to-date with progress, but we don’t anticipate any disruption to normal services, as the contractor is very experienced with this type of work.



During the Week at St. Michael’s



Morning Prayer

St. Michael’s Lunch Club






Morning Prayer  St. Chad





Morning Prayer

Holy Communion







Morning Prayer & Holy Communion,   St. Chad








Morning Prayer

Grove Court Communion





21st  July

Trinity 5

Holy Communion, St. Chad

Parish Eucharist

Holy Communion






Eco-tips: Driving Tips

If you can’t manage without a car, changing your driving habits can help reduce its greenhouse emissions.

 Anticipate road conditions and drive

smoothly, avoiding sharp acceleration and heavy braking.

This saves fuel and reduces accident rates.

If you know anyone who is ill or would like a

visit, please let the Vicar know.

Team Rector: Revd. Tony Whatmough 0113 274 3238/07711335050

(Tony takes Saturday as his day off.)


Parish Office: 275 4053


Curate: Revd. Dr. Angela Birkin

            0750 605 6185

Parish Hall Bookings: 275 1939

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Eco-tips: Be pedantic about your recycling! Think about every item you put in the bin; should it go to landfill? Loo rolls come on card tubes, sweets come in foil or paper wrappers, apple cores can be composted and most packaging can be recycled now.


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