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					The Parish of St Andrew Kildwick
Weekly notice sheet for the week beginning 1 October 2006

Morning Prayer will be said in church at 7.30am Tuesday to Friday
This week Today 7.00pm Mon 2nd 1.30pm 10.00am Tue 3rd 7.30pm Wed 4th 9.15am 6.30pm 7.30pm Thu 5th 10.00am 1.30pm 7.00pm Sat 7th 10.00am Craven Rock Youth Group (St Peter’s Church, Cross Hills) Bible Study Group (Low Green, Park Road) Chuffs Toddler Group (Parish Rooms) Prayers for the Parish (Parish Rooms) Holy Communion with Prayer for Healing Jets (Parish Rooms) Bell Ringing practice Church Recorders meeting Open House (Parish Rooms) Choir Practice Fairtrade Pre-Christmas Event (St Peter’s Church Hall, Cross Hills)

Harvest Festival

We offer you a warm welcome to our worship today.
If you are a visitor to the church please make yourself known to the Vicar, or to one of the Welcomers or Churchwardens. Crèche facilities are available in the tower room at the back of the church. An induction loop is fitted for people with hearing aids – please turn to the T-position. All are welcome to come forward to receive communion or a blessing. Communion can be administered to someone in their seat – please ask. May God bless us as we gather together as his people.

8.15am Holy Communion (Order 2) 10.00am Family Service 6.00pm Celtic Style Holy Communion Readings at 8.15am & 6.00pm Joel 2.21-27 1 Timothy 2.1-7 Matthew 6.25-33

The Collect: Creator God, you made the goodness of the land, the riches of the sea and the rhythm of the seasons; as we thank you for the harvest, may we cherish and respect this planet and its people, through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN. Post Communion: Lord of the harvest, with joy we have offered thanksgiving for your love in creation and have shared in the bread and wine of the kingdom: by your grace plant within us a reverence for all that you give us and make us generous and wise stewards of the good things we enjoy; through Jesus Christ our Lord. AMEN. WE PRAY THIS WEEK FOR… the Anglican Communion: for the Church of the Province of Uganda, for Henry Luke Orombi, Archbishop and Bishop of Kampala; our Diocese: for David our Bishop; for licensed Readers and Readers in training, for the Readers’ Board; the Cross Hills and District Fellowship of Churches: for St Peter’s Methodist Church and St Joseph’s RC Church; for Craven Rock Youth Group, the leaders and those who attend; for Stacie Gales and Tim Simmonds, the Oasis Frontline workers; our Parish: for our Readers, Michael Baumber and Gill Jowett; for our Churchwardens, Barry & Isobel, for members of the PCC and Advisory Groups; for Nick Rank our Architect; the world: for the work of Tearfund and the Bradford Curry Project; our community: for nursing and residential homes, especially Fernbank House and Townend Close; those in need: Jeffrey Green, Ian Hawkins, Kathryn Taylor, David Akrigg, Pauline Tetley, Margaret Hunter, Lorraine Plunkett, Harry Proud, Margaret Jowett, Shirley Busby, Isabella Pickard, Ciaran Leake; the departed:
If you are a UK tax payer please consider using Gift Aid to increase your gift to the church by 28% by using the envelopes provided PLEASE TAKE THIS LEAFLET AWAY WITH YOU as a reminder of dates, subjects for prayer etc. Please pass any items for inclusion to Robin Figg by 10am Thursday

… and beyond Wed 11th Oct 10.15am Wed 11th Oct 2.00pm Wed 11th Oct 7.00pm Wed 11th Oct 7.30pm Thu 12th Oct 10.00am Sat 14th Oct 7.30pm Sun 15th Oct 10.30am Mon 16th Oct 7.30pm Tue 17th Oct 7.30pm Wed 18th Oct 10.30am Wed 18th Oct 8.00pm

Worship Advisory Group meeting (Vicarage) CDFC Quiet Spaces (Greenhowe, Park Road) CDFC Quiet Spaces (Braidagarth, Baxter Wood) Deanery Synod (Oakworth) New Fellowship Group (Parish Rooms) Local History Lecture by Ian Dewhirst CDFC United Service for One World Week (St Peter’s Church) Fellowship & Focus meeting (Parish Rooms) Outreach Advisory Group meeting (Croft Mount, Bradley) Children’s Society Coffee Morning (Vicarage) Open Meeting re Ministry Development Teams with Tom Allen, Vicar of Oakworth (Parish Rooms) 2.45pm Kildwick School Collective Worship in church Fri 20th Oct Tue 24th Oct 2.00pm Building Development Group meeting (Vicarage) Sat 28th Oct 7.30pm Harp Concert Wed 1st Nov 8.00pm Emmaus Nurture Group begins (Vicarage) Fri 3rd Nov 2.45pm Kildwick School Collective Worship in church Tue 7th Nov 2.00pm Building Development Group meeting (Vicarage) Sun 12th Nov 10.00am Remembrance Sunday service Sun 12th Nov 6.00pm CDFC Musical – Jonah Man Jazz (South Craven Baptist Church) Sat 18th Nov 10.00am Autumn Fair (Parish Rooms) Sat 25th Nov 7.30pm Herr Jen’s Bavarian Oompah Band Concert

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity
8.15am Holy Communion (Order 1) 10.00am Parish Communion

Next Sunday 8 October 2006


CDFC United Service at South Craven Baptist Church

Readings at 8.15am & 10.00am Genesis 2.18-24 Hebrews 4.12-16 Mark 10.2-16

Vicar: The Revd Robin Figg, The Vicarage, Kildwick, Keighley BD20 9BB Tel: (01535) 633307 email: vicar@kildwick.org.uk

Parish Website: www.kildwick.org.uk

Harvest Festival, TODAY Sunday 1st October. This year our harvest cash collections will be in support of Tear Fund. Non-perishable goods will be given to the Bradford Curry Project. Please limit the amount of perishable goods you bring. Edward & Marjorie Gee’s Golden Wedding Celebration. Edward & Marjorie celebrated their Golden Wedding last Friday 29th September. Anyone wishing to join in the celebrations will be most welcome at 1 Holme Ghyll, Colne Road, Glusburn NEXT Thursday 5th October for a drink and cake from 10am to 12 noon, 1.30pm to 4.30pm and from 6.00pm. No presents please. Small donations if so inclined to be shared between Bible Lands work with children in the Middle East and our church building development fund. New monthly prayer and study meeting, 10.00am Thursday 12th October. This is the first of a new monthly meeting to learn about and pray for the work of the church worldwide. The first meeting will look at the work of the Barnabas Trust. More information from Sue Hargreaves, 633777. Lecture by local historian Ian Dewhirst, 7.30pm Saturday 14th October. We are looking forward to welcoming Ian Dewhirst back to St Andrew’s. Tickets £6 (£5 concessions), children FREE. More details from Isobel Stirk, 653997. Sunday 15th October. Please note that there will not be a 10am service at St Andrew’s on this date. All are encouraged to attend the CDFC United Service for One World Week at St Peter’s Methodist Church, Cross Hills. Fellowship & Focus discussion group, first meeting 7.30pm Monday 16th October. This is a new initiative from the Nurture Advisory Group. Come and discuss stimulating topics relevant to Christians in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. More details in The Bridge page 22 or contact Kevin Feather, 635049. Children’s Society ‘All Together Now!’ Coffee Morning, 10.30am Wednesday 18th October at the Vicarage. As part of the Society’s first national coffee morning all are welcome to call in at the Vicarage between 10.30am and 12.30pm. Introducing Ministry Development Teams - an open meeting 8.00pm Wednesday 18th October. The Revd Tom Allen, Vicar of Oakworth, will speak about the Oakworth story. In the parish rooms. All welcome. Harp Concert, 7.30pm Saturday 28th October, featuring Margaret Knight, Prize Winner of the Royal Academy of Music and international performer. Tickets £6 (£5 concessions), children FREE. More details from Lesley Hudson, 633887. Bavarian Oompah Band Concert, 7.30pm Saturday 25th November. Due to an oversight by Ermysted’s School their Big Band is unable to come as previously arranged. The concert will now be given by a Herr Jen’s Bavarian Oompah Band. Bible Reading Fellowship’s New Daylight Bible Notes for September to December. These excellent notes offer daily Bible reading and comment for everybody who wants to travel further on their journey of faith. Only £3.35 a copy. Vicar’s Stall at the Autumn Fair. Robin will be pleased to receive small gifts from your holiday trip to sell on his stall at the Autumn Fair on Saturday 18th November.

Emmaus Nurture Group. A new Emmaus Nurture Group will begin on Wednesday 1st November, meeting on Wednesday evenings. The course will be suitable for people at all stages on the Christian journey: those enquiring about the Christian faith, those who have attended church for a long time but want a ‘refresher’, those thinking about Confirmation. For more information or to book a place pick up a leaflet or contact Robin Figg, 633307.

Oasis Frontline Project. Stacey Gales, from Coventry and Tim Simmonds, from Stafford have now arrived and will be continuing the work done by Hannah Greaves and Vicky Fisher across CDFC. Please pray for Stacey and Tim as they begin their time with us. They will be officially welcomed at the CDFC United Service at 6.00pm NEXT Sunday 8th October at South Craven Baptist Church. Fairtrade Pre-Christmas Event, 10.00am NEXT Saturday 7th October at St Peter’s Church Hall, Cross Hills. More details from Gill Jowett, 632405. CDFC Quiet Spaces, 2.00pm & 7.00pm Wednesday 11th October. A second pair of Quiet Spaces have been arranged for October. The afternoon meeting will take place at Greenhowe, Park Road, Cross Hills and the evening meeting will take place at Braidagarth, Baxter Wood, Cross Hills. The theme will be ‘Lord of Creation’. Pick up a leaflet with booking form. More details from Robin, 633307 or David Warrington, 637012. ‘Future of Food’ Conference, 9.30am-4.00pm Saturday 14th October at the Town Hall, Grassington. Organised by Christian Aid, CAFOD, Christians Aware & Craven Development Education Centre. Admission £6. Enquiries 01756 792297. CDFC United Service for One World Week, 10.30am Sunday 15th October at St Peter’s Methodist Church, Cross Hills. Northern Christian Resources Exhibition, Thursday 19th to Saturday 21st October. This event takes place at the Yorkshire Event Centre, Harrogate. Please let Robin know if you are interested in going. Pastoral Care of People with Dementia, 10.00am to 4.00pm Saturday 4th November. A day’s workshop at South Craven Baptist Church with Gaynor Hammond. Cost £10, including light lunch. For more information and to book pick up a leaflet. CDFC Presentation Jonah Man Jazz, 6.00pm Sunday 12th November at South Craven Baptist Church. Following the very successful musical telling of the Mary Jones story a CDFC choir will present the story of Jonah. Proceeds from the evening will go the Bible Society. Study morning: Looking at Gnosticism, 9.30am Saturday 18th November at Kadugli House, Steeton. The ‘success’ of The Da Vinci Code has brought Gnosticism into the limelight, but what was (or is) this strange movement all about? See poster for more details. To book see Robin or contact 01535 650555. Diocesan Day, Saturday 28th April 2007. 'The Church in the World' and 'Ecology and Community Development' are the big themes for the next Diocesan Day which will be held at Bradford Grammar School. The Revd Canon Sam Randall says, "There'll be exciting workshops with nationally known speakers as well as special events for young people. There'll also be Iona worship led by members of the Iona community.

A Prayer from Taizé
Jesus our peace, in a world where we can be taken aback by the incomprehensible suffering of the innocent, enable us to make visible, through our lives, a reflection of your compassion.

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