We hald a week of prayer recently as part of the Archbishops' 'call to prayer' THY KINGDOM COME. Nationally it had a major impact on churches and congregations - and it has motivated us here at St Peter's to get more involved.
One of our Prayer Ministry organising team, Linda Farnhill said, "We are holding another prayer walking session on MONDAY 27th JUNE. We will start at 6:30pm and teams of about 3 people will go out into the Village and pray for whatever God lays on our hearts. Prayer walking is about being 'on the scene' without 'making a scene'. We hope to get children involved with this session too. They can go out with the teams. If anyone can't manage the walking, then they can pray in Church using visuals and prompts projected onto the main screen. We hope lots of people will join us."
You can find details of all our services here. We have these special events coming up:
Saturday 18th June 7:00pm
The Rodillian Singers in Concert
(see further details on our FACEBOOK page)
Sunday 19th June
GILDERSOME SCARECROW FESTIVAL: CHURCH GOES AL FRESCO!!!
The main morning service will be moving outside, and will become part of the MASSIVE Village community event - The Gildersome Scarecrow Festival.
Ste Peter's Worship Band will be leading procedings outside Church from about 10:30am.
The Church scarecrows this year will depict a scene from the Kenyan village of Funzi - in support of the Funzi and Bodo Trust 10th anniversary. We will be open for all the usual refreshments PLUS somosas and dosas donated by restaurants in the area which will be sold in aid of the Charity. All we need now is the weather!!
CONFIRMATION SERVICE: Sunday 10 July at 4:00pm
Bishop Paul will be with us for what will be an amazing service - with young people and adults being confirmed.
PARISH WEEKEND at SCARGILL HOUSE, KETTLEWELL, N YORKS
A weekend of fun, food, fellowship, teaching and worship.
14-16 OCTOBER 2016
Put the date in your diary. Booking forms out soon.
Gildersome St Peter’s Church is a Christian community in the Anglican tradition which serves Gildersome, in South Leeds, a village with a population of about 5,000. The Church’s mission statement, which was drawn up by the congregation, is very short but describes our purpose: To know God, show God and share God.
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