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St. David’s Church,  Broom Leys

“Out of the believer’s heart shall flow streams of living water”

‘Growing in Christ, living in faith’

Vicar - Revd. Andrew Rhoades

01530 834210

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Kingsgate food contributions - Greenhill Community church provide a hot meal on Fridays to those who need it and also supply food boxes to families in need.  Contributions of food would be very much appreciated and can be left in the box in the church porch.  

Trussell Trust Food Bank vouchers are available from Andy should you know of anyone in need.

More details about foodbanks HERE


…  in the churches around Coalville


Click the icons above for information on events taking place in the Diocese and to access the ‘Shaped by God’ Mission initiative.

(Links to the Diocese of Leicester web site)

Also see our Blog which will include Sermons, Talks and other articles.

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NB: Some events may be subject to change - check             

‘This Week’s Diary’ for late changes.

After School Church @ St. David’s - for primary school children and their carers - meets Wednesdays at 3.30pm - 4.30pm.  
As well as looking at various stories from the bible there will be refreshments, crafts, games and a short service.

Would you be able to help occasionally on Sunday evenings?

It would be good to have a few more people on the rota to serve refreshments after the evening service. Please contact Alan Sankey if you would be willing to help in this way.


Local Churches

Mission Partnership

See also ‘Mission & Evangelism’



PRAYER TRIPLETS: Changing Lives through Prayer

Prayer triplets are groups of three people who meet to pray for one another, for family and friends and for St. David’s.  Pick up a leaflet from the foyer or have a word with the vicar for further information.  St. David’s prayer topics will be on the back of the weekly news sheet.  

Prayer Triplets are now being coordinated by Sandra Allen and Stella Allwood. If anyone is interested in being part of a triplet, or would like more information, please contact Sandra on 836634 or Stella on 480002 and they will try to  help you.


Don’t forget to check the COMMUNITY NOTICE BOARD for local and community news and events with which church members are associated.


Our ‘Open the Book’ teams continue to take the story of Jesus to local schools - click this link for more.

ALWAYS BE AWARE - following an unfortunate incident a while ago in the church car park, when a car was broken into, may we remind people never to leave any items on car seats where they can be seen.

This applies at all times, but especially during the darker evenings.

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Selected Weekly talks/Sermons are currently temporarily on hold.  Click HERE for the SDC player!

New emergency prayer chain -  our new contact for the emergency prayer chain is Meg Dutton.  For immediate prayer telephone Meg on 01530 815420 or mobile 07472 115747 or email: prayerchain@stdavidschurchbroomleys.org.uk

She will text emergency prayer requests to those on the prayer chain, who will pray immediately.  

For non-urgent prayer requests, there is a book in the Lady Chapel where you may write the names of those who need prayer.  They are prayed for daily and will appear on our prayer list on the back of the pew leaflet, unless you request otherwise.

Could you come and chat on Thursdays? - Rachel Monk is looking for people who might come and chat with the young people at Castle Rock Lunchtime Club.  There are now so many youngsters attending that it isn’t possible to talk to all of them.  If you’d like to help, please see Rachel.

Read Revd. Andrew Rhoades’ message for FEBRUARY 2019 - ‘Shaped Every Day’

If you missed the Safeguarding training at St David’s there are many more dates based at St Martin’s House, Leicester, on the following dates:

Tuesday 19th February 6.00pm

Monday 18th March 10.00am

Wednesday 3rd April 10.00am

Each session lasts about 2½ hours.

For application form please ask Ann Sankey, or you can apply on-line at:


Men’s walk on Saturday 16th February - On a fine morning ten men walked from South Leicester industrial estate across via Amazon and Ibstock brick clay hole, down the bridle path towards Ibstock, and back over the fields to Ellistown, where they had a very good breakfast at the Copper Kettle cafe.

Could you help occasionally? . . .
… Thursdays, 12.30pm, Castle Rock - chatting to the young people attending the Lunchtime Club.  
Thursdays, 3.30pm, small hall - to help chat, play card games etc. with the teenagers at the Y-Café drop-in.
Please see Rachel Monk if you can help.

A  Senior Church Group for young people in years 6 - 9

will run during the 10.00am service on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month in the Green Room, and will be led by our Youth Worker, Rachel Monk, with Kevin Godfrey, Tara Gamble and Ruth Twells.

Our wholeness and healing prayer team are always available to pray for us.  They meet to pray before the 10.00am service and are in the Lady Chapel during and after 10.00am Communion services on the 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month.  Do speak to them if you want someone to pray for you (they may even approach you if they sense you may need prayer).

New weekly planned giving envelopes are now in the church porch.  Please collect your numbered supply for the coming year.

Two Bishops Evening
Wednesday 27th February,
St. David’s church hall
Refreshments from

 7.10pm for 7.30pm start

The Bishop of Leicester, Martyn Snow, and the Bishop of Loughborough, Guli Francis-Dehqani,  will be hosting an evening to explore how our Christian faith affects every part of our lives in our day to day activities and how we experience the Diocesan initiatives of growing in discipleship, growing in numbers and loving service to our world. The evening will also help us to examine how we might be “Shaped by God” in the coming years.  

This is a Deanery event to which everyone is welcome. Please keep this date in your diary.   Andy

Two helpers are needed for Junior Church to assist the current team of three leaders and one helper.  

This would be just once a month during the 10.00am service.  

If you want to know more, or can offer help with this important ministry, please contact Ruth Godfrey.


New Electoral Roll - this is the year when the church has to produce a completely new Electoral Roll - names from the old roll cannot be carried over.  We need to have over 100 people on the roll in order to maintain our current PCC, so we do urge church members to apply for the new roll.  Application forms are now at the back of church and should be returned to Chris Liggins by the closing date, 17th March.

Church members entered on the church Electoral Roll may have a say in the life of their church by voting at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting and are eligible to become a member of the PCC.  You can apply if you are baptised and 16 or over (or 16 during the year), plus one of the following:

If you have any questions please contact Chris Liggins.

Momentum is the new name for our church group for young people in years 6 - 9, which runs on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month during the 10.00am service.  Contact: Rachel Monk.

Youth Alpha Help

Thank you to those who have volunteered to help Rachel Monk with Youth Alpha.  Sessions will run on Sundays between 4.00pm and 5.30pm in the Green Room, beginning on the 3rd March.  

We will be announcing Lent Bible study groups which will start after Ash Wednesday (6th March).  Look out for sign-up sheets soon.

Thursday Morning Communion Bake-off, 28th February - open to anyone wishing to enter a cake & attend 10.00am Communion that day.  Judging will take place over refreshments after the service.

Please return your old Palm crosses by Thu. 28th Feb. - they will be used to produce ash for this year’s Ash Wed. Communion with ashing (6th Mar., 7.00pm).

World Day of Prayer, Friday 1st March, 2.00pm, Christ Church - all welcome to this year’s service, written by the Christian women of Slovenia.

Thursday Morning Communion Bake-off, 28th February - open to anyone wishing to enter a cake & attend 10.00am Communion that day.  Judging will take place over refreshments after the service.  Please sign-up at the back of church if you wish to enter a cake.

It is never too early to think about our SUMMER FAIR on SATURDAY 3rd AUGUST 2109. Make a note in your diary and remember any of those unwanted Christmas gifts will always be welcome for the various stalls!!