Church Notices




Dates for the Diary  

11 December - Tuesday - 19.30 - Christmas House Group at 116 Willow Drive.

13 December - Thursday - 09.30 - Prayer meeting

22 December - Saturday - 10.30 - 12.30 - Messy Christmas.  

23 December - Sunday - 15.00 - Christingle & Carol Service.

Advance Service Notices
Our Christmas Day service, led by Rev Henry Ohakah will be at 10.00 am and the congregation at Gleadless Valley has been invited to join us. On Sunday 30th December the 9.30 am service will take place as usual, led by Eileen Wragg. We then hope that as many as possible of our congregation will join the Gleadless Valley service, at 11.00 am



General Notices 

There will be a box placed at the back of Church in the Sundays leading up to Christmas for anyone who would like to be a ‘Secret Santa’ (see December Clarion) and give a donation for Children in Need.

Don’t forget to fill up your Advent boxes for the Gleadless Valley Food Bank (see this month’s Clarion). Michael.

We are pleased to note that the Coffee Bar has been able to send the sum of £85 out of its proceeds to HARC (Homeless And Rootless at Christmas), which provides a safe and warm day shelter and three free hot meals a day for vulnerable people between Christmas and New Year.

Thank you for the amazing support at the latest Loxley Silver Band Concert. It was a most enjoyable evening, and £587.50 was raised from tickets and the raffle for the SITRAN Scanner Appeal. Well done everyone.

If you would like to donate to Open House the Christian Coffee Shop please contact

Flower Rota -  Please note there are still lots of blank spaces on the flower rota! Please add your name if you wish to donate flowers.

Envelope Giving Scheme  Packs of envelopes for the Envelope Giving Scheme, are available from Christine Gagan. Please enquire from her if you are not part of the scheme but would like to join. 

Foodbank at Gleadless. The Food Bank wish to say thank you for the contributions from Woodseats over recent months. However they are still appealing  for contributions to the Foodbank. There is a box and list of items required in the porch (as well as the list below).If you can continue to supply any of the items, the families in financial difficulties will be most grateful. 

Notes for use of Church Premises 

Please note that it is essential for any group or individual that wishes to use any of the Church's accommodation to contact the Booking Secretary on 07437 353 109. This is to avoid inadvertent double booking of the same room.

When organising a meeting can you please ensure that the Bookings Secretary is made aware of the date & time, particularly if the meeting takes place in the evening. If the meeting is to take place in a room on the lower floor please also advise Wendy, manager of the pre-school. Will the organiser of such meetings  please arrange for the rooms to be left in the state in which they were found - clean & tidy & ready for the next user.

Please help with economies by ensuring lighting & heating are not left on when not required.

Please ensure all food waste, including teabags, are disposed of at the end of the meeting. (There is a black bin near the Linburn Road entrance that can be used for this purpose). Other waste will be disposed of by the Premises Steward on a regular basis.

There is a plastic box in the kitchen that is reserved for used glass and plastic bottles only. Please do not use it for discarded plastic bags, or broken glass or ceramics. 

Thank you,

Church Resources Committee