Thursday, 16 October 2014

October 2014

October  2014   


What’s going on at St Paul’s

Norton Lees Lane, Sheffield, S8 9BD          

In this leaflet you will find details of groups who meet regularly at St Paul’s Church and Centre or have a connection with us - some will be new to you!  You are assured of a warm welcome and we hope that you will find plenty to interest you!

Uniformed Organisations

Rainbows - Girls 5 - 7.  Mondays 6.00 – 7.00 pm in Upper Hall
Suspended due to lack of numbers and adult help,
 for details contact Liz Scott mob. 07584 575 141
Brownies - Girls 7- 10, Tuesdays 6 .15 – 7 .30 pm in Upper Hall
Contact: Amy Hirst 07783 407 183   Email
Jo South 07527 268 295
Guides - Girls aged 10- 14 Tuesday 7.30 – 9.00 pm in Upper Hall
Contact Karen Stevenson 07940 875 589
or Julie Broscomb 07792 136 226
Scout Group in the Scout Hall, Welby Place - crafts, games, outdoor activities
Beavers - Children 6 - 8.  Mondays 5pm   
Contact Ann Brown 255 1945
Cubs - Children 8 -10.  Mondays 6.15 pm
Contact Ragi Desai 07592 905369
 Scouts - Children 11-14,  Mondays 7.30 pm
 Contact Steve Tozer- Loft 258 4382

St. Paul’s Church and Centre has four bright, attractive rooms, a well equipped kitchen and two smaller drink stations which are available for all  types of groups, clubs, meetings and functions. Most rooms have disabled access. Catering for conferences etc can easily be arranged. Prices range from £14.50 for general use with special rates for community groups and all day bookings.
To book space in St. Paul’s Centre, to request our information leaflet, to discuss requirements or find information on groups please contact Cathy Lee at the Centre Office: Phone 255 0144  E-Mail Web Site

The office is usually open Tuesday to Thursday from 10.00am to 1.00pm

Local Interest and Neighbourhood

Norton Lees Local History Group - usually 2nd Tuesday in the month
7.30 - 9.00 pm in the Old Vestry - with occasional visiting speakers.  Why not join and share your knowledge of our area?  New members always welcome. 
Contact Vivien Bentley on 281 0767.

St Paul’s Music Listening Group 2nd and 4th Thursday 7.00-9.00 pm in the Old Vestry.  Up to 20 members, meet to listen to classical music and the popular music of our youth with an interval for refreshments and a chance to have a chat.  We try to make sure that all who need it get a lift.
 Contact Joan & John Howlett  255 4581 or Ken Smith  250 7914

Babies and Toddlers

Peekaboo (National Childbirth Trust) Wednesday 10.00 am -12 noon. During term times  welcomes babies and toddlers and their parents and carers for peer support, friendship, toys, songs and a snack. Babies and toddlers in the Nave and Meeting Place Cost £2.00 for 1 child or £2.50 for two. Contact
Helen Speed 258 5832 e-mail
 Claire Waldren 07754 298 798
Gemma Jackson 07974567532 e-mail

NB: You can also enquire through the office 255 0144

Sunny Days a post natal Support Group (Home Start) for parents with a child under 18 months old at 12.30 pm on Mondays in the Meeting Place. Contact  Sara McClean 278 8377 or or 255 0144

Women’s Groups

Women’s Institute 1st & 3rd Wednesday in month in the Old Vestry at 7.30pm. 
Offering skills and opportunities together with friendship and companionship.  Often there is a speaker, always lots of fun and of course a cup of tea!  There are outings and support of local appeals using members’ skills and  craftwork.  Visitors are welcome to attend meetings to find out more.
 Contact Sylvia Sanderson or Beryl Hobson via the Centre Office 255 0144.

Health and Fitness

Tai Chi – is suitable for beginners  Wednesdays 19:45 -21:00 pm Upper Hall. Sun ,Yang and Chen Style Tai Chi Exercises for Arthritis, Diabetes Energy and Back Pain .Experience the gentle flowing movements of Tai Chi and Qi Gong to help with fall prevention and body balance - a passport to better health & fitness. 
Contact Gary Shaw  278 7740 or 07766 887 050

Yoga for all - Wednesdays from 6.00-7.30 pm - Upper Hall. A course suitable for all ages and abilities appealing to anyone looking for relaxation and exercise with gentle stretches.  Contact Yolande Swift  289 9200

Chairobics Thursdays from 3.00 - 4.00 pm exercises done to music with participants seated, flexibility, mobility & FUN compulsory.  Details from Jacqui Herbert 255 4379
or the Centre Office 255 0144

Church Groups

Tea and Love for Our Community.
Are you feeling low because of bereavement or stress or illness? Would you like us to spoil you with our tea and cakes and compassion? We are here in the Meeting Place of St. Paul's every Tuesday 2.30 to 3.30pm. We can offer a lift if you need one. Call in and enjoy some tlc.
 Contact Liz Warren for more details 255 7965
Please tell others about us even if you don’t need us yourself !

M U (Mothers’ Union) 2nd Wednesday in the month 2.00- 4.00 pm in the Meeting Place. A Christian Group of women and men who meet for prayer, bible study and fellowship working towards improving family life in our communities nationally and internationally.  St Paul’s MU,  has now merged with St James’ Norton with about 30 members.  Interesting speakers and supporting a variety of causes. Contact
 Jaqui Herbert 255 4379

Church Activities for Children and Young People

Seekers for young children of 3 and over - Sundays at 10.00 am Except 3rd Sunday (Family Worship) and during school holidays. A bible story followed by age appropriate crafts.  Contact Ruth Hollinshead  321 6431

Church Groups

First Wednesday 1st Wed of each month at 7.30 pm at the homes of Jacqui Herbert or  Hazel Basford.  Bible study and readings, outing, crafts and plenty of conversation!  Come when you can and enjoy the fellowship. 
Contact Jacqui Herbert   255 4379

Evening Small Groups meeting in members’ own homes for Bible Study and discussion of topical issues.  New members welcome - for dates contact Liz Warren 255 7965 Jacqui Herbert  255 4379  Margaret Blakey 255 7538
Prayer Groups meeting in members’ own homes or in church for Prayer. New members welcome, for dates contact Dilesh Peiris 250 8593, Gail Wilson 255 8335
Contemplative Prayer meets on the first Tuesday each month at 8.00 pm in Church - usually in the Old Vestry.  Each month we have a theme and a bible passage to think about and time to pray together in silence for about forty minutes, with music playing quietly. Contact Murray Brown 255 1945

Worship Group Rehearsals - alternate Fridays 7.30-9.00 pm in the Old Vestry in Winter and the Nave in Summer - leading contemporary worship songs as well as more traditional hymns.  With guitars, keyboard, piano, drums and a wonderful modern organ.  Contact the Centre Office. 255 0144
Worship at St Paul’s (Church of England)

Sundays            8.00 am  Holy Communion (quiet early service)
           10.00 am Worship at St Paul’s (main service)
           (often Holy Communion with Seekers for children over 3)
           Family Worship - third Sunday in the month!
         6.00 pm             Vine Time Once a month contact 2554379
Tuesdays      10.00 am Holy Communion (friendly and informal)

Occasional Saturdays Messy Church for families with Children 10.00 am –12.30 pm Art and craft activities, creative worship and a light lunch.

 Contact 2551945

Sundays    7.00 pm every fortnight: The Focus Service**
**The Focus Service: Sheffield Church is especially for adults with learning disabilities. Contact Keith Blinston 237 5792 or David Middleton 07561 557659              

Come and join us - you will be very welcome!