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St. Michael and All Angels

                              20th May 2018




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10am Parish Eucharist

President & Preacher:  Revd. Tony Whatmough

Introit Hymn: 175 – Come down, O love divine


Holy Spirit, sent by the Father, ignite in us your holy fire; strengthen your children with the gift of faith, revive your Church with the breath of love and renew the face of the earth, through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen.

First Reading: Acts 2:1-13

Gradual Psalm: Ps 104 –

        Send forth your spirit, O Lord,

        And renew the face of the earth         

Second Reading:  Ezekiel 37:1-14

Gradual Hymn: 178 – Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire

Gospel: John 15:26-27, 16:4b-15

Offertory Hymn: 191 – O thou who camest from above

Communion Hymn: 383 – Be still for the presence of the Lord

Anthem: Litany to the Holy Spirit - Hurford

Recessional Hymn: 183 – Holy Spirit, come confirm us


12  noon : Holy Communion


6.30 pm  Evensong Revd. Tony Whatmough

Introit Hymn: 174 – Breath on me breath of God

Psalm: 139 v 1-11   

Old Testament: Ezekiel 36:22-28

New Testament: Acts 2:22-28

Anthem: Come Holy Ghost - Attwood

Hymn - 198 – There’s a spirit in the air

Offertory Hymn: 182 -  Gracious spirit, Holy Ghost


For Our Prayers:

The Anglican Communion:

     Colorado (VI, The Episcopal Church) –  Robert O’Neill

The Diocese:

Retired Clergy and Retired Clergy with PTO within the Diocese of Leeds – thank God for the invaluable support they give to parishes across the Diocese

Our Parish: Christian Aid, our Charity of the Season.

At the Parish Eucharist:

Those for whom our prayers have been asked:

Rachel Frost. Julie McBarron. Wenda Parkinson. Berta Hurtaco. Kevin Patrick. Susan Pearson. Tom Clements. Yvonne Stenzal. Louise Ibbotson. Anne Morden. Vick Allsworth. Angela Birkin. Eileen Baker.  Eileen Batty. John Russell. Enigma Sarah Nero. David Haigh. Jan Chilvers.


At Evensong:

Those who receive their communion at home:

Phyllis Dickinson, Edna Bloor, Phyllis Stead, Jenny Horam, Edna Lewis, Val Corrick, Residents of Headingley Hall, Grove Court, Grove Park, Victoria Court & Mount St. Joseph’s


The Departed:  Marlene Lucas. Phyllis Dickinson

Phyllis was a long standing member of St. Michael’s. Her funeral will be in church on Wednesday 30th May at 11.30. If you have memories of Phyllis that you would like to share, please write them on sheets on the tables at the back of Church.


Charity of the Season:

Christian Aid works with local partners and communities to fight injustice, respond to humanitarian emergencies, campaign for change, and help people claim the services and rights they are entitled to.

Together we're stronger than the storms.


Some Future events at St. Michael’s

27th May: SEP Student Lunch. Please see Rebecca for details.

2nd June: Green Group Outing.

23rd June. Ordination of Angela Birkin 3pm

                The Stage Group@St. Michael’s   

                 In association with 

                 HDC & Empire Dance


                   The 2018 Revue.


Eco-tips:  Think about where your food comes from. Read the labels. Try to buy locally produced food to reduce food miles and the impact of this transport.

Green Group Outing to Rodley Nature Reserve. Recipient 2018 Countryfile Magazine Award

Saturday 2nd June 2018 Guided Walk 10.00 am to 12 noon Refreshments afterwards at Visitors Centre:  Coffee, tea, cakes available or bring a packed lunch.  Travel by shared cars – lifts will be arranged. Depart St Michaels at 9.15 am or meet at the Visitors’ Centre  

Please put your name and contact number on the sheet at the back of church.

For more information contact Felicity:   07963219206, or 07955225725


All Hallows are holding Iftar meal / Scriptural Reasoning evenings with our friends at Ahlul Bayt mosque. 8-11pm on Friday evening 8 June (at Ahlul Bayt- near St George's) 'What are God's plans for our world?' From 8pm, and then eat together at 9.30pm / sunset. RSVP to Heston for food arrangements.


Revd. Dr. Angela Birkin will be ordained priest at Leeds Minster on Saturday 23rd June at 3pm. All are welcomed and encouraged to come to this celebration. Please remember Angela in your prayers.

Please also pray for Abbie Palmer and Alex Wheatley who are being ordained priest in Ripon Cathedral.


During the Week at St. Michael’s


Morning Prayer

Shire Oak Governors






 Morning Prayer, St. Chad’s

PCC Finance Committee






Morning Prayer

Holy Communion






Morning Prayer & Holy Communion,   St. Chad





Morning Prayer, St. Michael’s




Sunday 27th May

Trinity Sunday

Holy Communion,   St. Chad


Parish Eucharist  


Holy Communion







12 .00



Sorting out old clothes?

Bring them to Church and we can pass them on to the homeless in Headingley and Leeds. Soaps and other hygiene products would also be welcome.


RECYCLING STAMPS: Please bring your used stamps along to church and deposit in the box under the Green Group notice board. The stamps go to Christian Aid to plant trees in Africa. Could you trim the stamps so as to leave a narrow margin.



If you know anyone who is ill or would like a visit, please let the Vicar know.

Team Rector: Revd. Tony Whatmough

Email Team Rector Tony Whatmough by clicking here

0113 274 3238/07711335050

(Tony takes Saturday as his day off.)

Parish Office: 275 4053

Curate: Revd. Dr. Angela Birkin

0750 605 6185

Parish Office: 275 4053

Parish Hall Bookings: 275 1939

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