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                                               St. Michael and All Angels

19th August 2018

Trinity 11


Welcome to St. Michael’s.

If you are new, please fill in a Welcome Slip so that we can keep in touch.


10am Parish Eucharist

    President Revd. Dr. Angela Birkin

    Preacher: Revd. Tony Whatmough       

 Introit Hymn: 377 – Angel voices ever singing


Almighty and everlasting God,

you are always more ready to hear than we to pray and to give more than either we desire or deserve pour down upon us the abundance of your mercy, forgiving us those things of which our conscience is afraid, and given us those good things which are not worthy to ask but through the merits and mediation of Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever,  Amen.

First Reading: Proverbs 9:1-6

Second Reading: Ephesians 5:25-20

Gradual Hymn: 423 – Fight the good fight

Gospel:  John 6:51– 58

Offertory Hymn:  606 – Thy hand,  O God, has guided

Communion Hymn: 108 – Glory be to Jesus

Anthem: Day by Day - How

Recessional Hymn: 525 – Name of all majesty


6.30 Evensong Revd. Tom Lusty

Introit Hymn: 395 – Christ is our cornerstone

Psalm: Psalm 100 page 254

Old Testament: Exodus 2:23-3:10

New Testament: Hebrews 13:1-15

Anthem:  The Peace of God – Rutter

Hymn: 400 – City of God

Offertory Hymn: 12 – At even, ere the sun was set


For Our Prayers:

The Anglican Communion: Moderator of the Church of South India and Bishop of Madhya Kerala – Thomas

Kanjirappally Oommen

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: Those who lead intercessions at our services.


Some Future events at St. Michael’s

22nd September: St. Michael’s Sponsored Walk

26th September: MacMillan Coffee Morning

30th September: St. Michael’s Patronal Festival.


Eco-tips: Turn off the tap while cleaning your teeth.


We are very pleased to have appointed Jason Hawkins as our new Director of Music. Jason trained in Manchester & has worked with many organisations: The Halle Youth Choir, Halle Youth Orchestra, BBC Singers, etc.,  and is a pianist as well as an organist.

He has also been broadcast on ITV, Irish TV and BBC Radio. He moves to Headingley during August to take up the position as Head of Music at Richmond House.

We welcome him as he takes up his appointment on 1st September, and look forward to working with him.


The Leeds Philharmonic Chorus is looking for new members!

Next season includes Handel's Messiah with the Black Dyke Band, and Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius. We will also be singing at the Lord Mayor's Carol Concerts in Leeds Town Hall.

Rehearsals begin on Thursday 30th August and prospective members are encouraged to come along. There is an Open Rehearsal of Messiah on Thursday 1st November, when prospective members are invited to sing with us.

Ideally we're looking for people over 18 with some experience of singing who would enjoy performing with well-known musicians in the UK and abroad.  More information can be found on our website, www.leedsphil.com or by telephoning Jill Foalkes 01274 607832.


Charity of the Season: Motor Neurone Disease Association

The Motor Neurone Disease Association is the only national charity in England, Wales and Northern Ireland focused on improving access to care, research, campaigning  information and support alongside fighting for improved services.



During the Week at St. Michael’s


Morning Prayer St. Michael’s




 Morning Prayer, St. Chad’s




Morning Prayer

Holy Communion







Morning Prayer & Holy Communion,  St. Chad






Morning Prayer,  St. Michael’s

Midday Prayer,

            All Hallows







26th August

Trinity 13


Holy Communion,   St. Chad


Parish Eucharist  








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 and the RSPB Albatross Appeal.  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.

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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