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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

Hall Bookings 01530 451776

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    Postcode: LE67 4RL


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IF YOU HAVE ANY NOTICES YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE DISPLAYED HERE, PLEASE CONTACT ALAN PRICE.

Also see the Community Notice Board for community notices.                    (webmaster@stdavidschurchbroomleys.org.uk)

Sunday

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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


FOODBANK NEWS

Read PEACE BE WITH YOU – HE IS ALIVE! a message for Easter/April 2018 from Revd. Andrew Rhoades

…  in the churches around Coalville

See HERE

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.

To access the blog follow this link .

THE APRIL 2018 CALENDAR HAS NOW BEEN ADDED.


See “Services & Ministry/Monthly Calendar”

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.


Have you seen the Choral Evensong web site. St. David’s is listed! Click this link to take a look!

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.

LINKS TO NEWS FROM THE MISSION TEAM

Local Churches

Mission Partnership


See also ‘Mission & Evangelism’


IF YOU HAVE ANY NOTICES YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE DISPLAYED HERE, PLEASE CONTACT ALAN PRICE.

webmaster@stdavidschurchbroomleys.org.uk

DRAMA FOR TEENS                 ACTS ON FIRE

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.

Schools

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 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, (especially now that the darker evenings are with us.)


Big Conversation PR

Took place in Coalville between

26th and 29th January 2018

SEE THE INFORMATION PAGE WITH PHOTOS AND LINKS TO THE DIOCESAN WEB SITE SHOWING THE EVENTS COVERED DURING THE VISIT.

If you missed the Safeguarding awareness sessions further dates are available based at St. Martin’s House:  
Monday 30th April - 1.00pm
Tuesday 29th May - 6.00pm
Thursday 19th July - 6.00pm

These are for everyone working with children and adults in various roles in church.  For an application form please ask Ann Sankey or apply on-line at www.leicester.anglican.org/about/safeguarding/safeguarding-training.
This is for everyone working with children and adults in our activities here at St David’s.




Bishop Martyn was interviewed on local radio station Hermitage FM. This is split into three audio files as indicated below. Click the icon(s) to listen.


Bishop Visit 1.mp3 Bishop Visit 2.mp3 Bishop Visit 3.mp3

Part 1

Part 3

Part 2

Our 2018 SUMMER FAIR will be here before you know it!

Please make a note of the date - Saturday 4th August.

Lots of help will be needed!

A new Senior Church Group for young people in years 6 - 9 is now running.

This 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.


Members of the wholeness and healing prayer team will be also be available at our 10.00am Family services on the 2nd and 4th Sundays to pray for us.



Wednesday 25th April,  
APCM in the Church Hall

You are invited to a time of worship, celebration and praise of God, as we review what he has done for us over the past year and look forward to what he will do in the future.

   7.00pm - Election of Church Wardens

   7.15pm -  Annual Parochial Church Meeting
                     (Followed by first meeting of the
     newly-elected PCC)

This year we will elect:

2 Churchwardens and
3 PCC members.

Churchwardens are elected or re-elected each year and PCC members are elected or re-elected every 3 years. Our current Churchwardens are Mary Smith and Chris Liggins and Mary has decided not to stand for re-election this year. Nomination forms are now available in the
church porch.


Church Electoral Roll

  Applications are now closed until after the APCM         


A new Seeker Course is running on Wednesdays at 10.00am on 11th, 18th & 25th April and 2nd May.  If you are interested in joining, please see Andy.


Rest in Peace, Alan Sankey  



On Thursday 12th April at 5.00pm there was a service of Thanksgiving at St. David’s to celebrate the life of our dear friend and brother, Alan Sankey. The church was full to capacity (and more) testifying to the love and respect in which Alan was held.

Alan’s ashes were interred in the church memorial ground after the service.


Increasing numbers at Lunchtime club at Castle Rock, run by Rachel Monk and HYFC on Thursdays at 12.30pm,  have meant moving to a larger classroom.  They are looking for more volunteers in order to increase the ability to start conversations with students about why the club’s running and what we believe.  Please speak to Rachel if you are interested in helping.


Pastoral Link Sunday, 22nd April, 10.00am Family Communion service followed by cold bring and share lunch.


This is a special day each year when members of the Pastoral Link Scheme meet to share fellowship with the rest of the church family.  The Link Visitors will be commissioned at the service of Family Communion, which will be followed by bring and share cold buffet lunch in the hall from 12.00noon onwards - all ages welcome.




The MEN’S ‘WELLIE’ WALK on SATURDAY 21st  APRIL.

See some pictures HERE






INTRODUCING A NEW YOUTH GROUP


Y-CAFE@ST DAVID’S

The postponed Women’s World Day of Prayer service will now be held on Friday 27th April at 2.00pm at Marlborough Square Methodist Church.  All welcome.



Helpers needed for Y-Café@St David’s, Fridays in term time 4.00pm to 5.30pm, church hall Games, chat & tuck shop for 11-14’s to drop in & meet up with friends, old and new!  If you could help, please speak to Rachel Monk.





A Deanery service of Confirmation and Holy Communion, with Bishop Martyn, will be held at St. David’s on Sunday 6th May at 6.00pm .


A new home group is being planned, to start soon.  This will run fortnightly, with the time and day to be confirmed, depending on people’s availability.  If interested, please speak to Sally Bossingham.


John Alan Sankey RIP

Although the family are still in shock of the sudden passing of Alan, the knowledge that he is no longer suffering and in a better place helps with the healing of his devastating loss. If you helped in any way with Alan’s thanksgiving service his family thanks you for your contribution to a fitting tribute to Alan and his life.

Ann

Beryl, Joan and Tony

Jane and Nigel

Niece, nephews, great niece and great nephews


Spring Harvest 2018 - click here for a couple of pictures.

Thy Kingdom Come, 10th - 20th May 2018 - once again our church will be taking part in this global prayer event and the church will be open during the day, with various stations to aid us in our prayers.  

Launch service Ascension Day, 10th May, 7.30pm - followed by fireworks and bbq (t.b.c.)

Church open for prayer 9.00am - 9.00pm most days, beginning/ending with
Morning Prayer at 9.00am and
Compline at 8.30pm

Prayer stations in church with resources to aid us in our prayers

Prayer walks and virtual prayer walks

Focussed prayer times, to drop in and pray for particular issues.

Ending on Pentecost Sunday, 20th May,  with a 10.00am service of Morning Praise

Further details to follow.


The great St. David’s Thursday Morning Communion Bake-off is taking place on Thursday 26th April.  

It is open to anyone who wishes to enter a cake and attend the 10.00am Holy Communion that day.  Judging will take place over refreshments after the service, after which the cakes will be auctioned to raise money for the replacement lead roof.


(The picture shows some of the delicious entries from 2017.)