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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01530 451776





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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 ”Living in the Kigdom of God” a message for February 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’ web log.

(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 FEBRUARY 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

An opportunity for
teens (12+) to learn
theatre skills while
studying the Bible.  

Meets on Fridays in term time from

7.00pm - 8.30pm in the church hall.
Contact Debbie Jackson

07540 068151 for more information.



for more information.

theatre skills while
studying the Bible.  Starts
Friday  2nd September, 7.00pm - 8.30pm in the church hall.  
Contact Debbie Jackson 07540 068151
for more information.


DRAMA FOR TEENS                 ACTS ON FIRE

Welcome to St. David’s

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.

New weekly planned giving envelopes are now available in the church porch.  Please look for your number and take your supply for the coming year (begins on 4th March).


Flowers - thank you to Pam Holmes for all her floral contributions in church, but Pam is now stepping down from many years service.  If you could help with this important ministry, which helps us to mark the church calendar in such a beautiful way, please speak to Jill Harris.


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.)


A Cold and Wet February Morning Ramble


Pictures of the Men’s Walk - February 10th 2018










Big Conversation PR

In Coalville 26th to 29th January

Could you be a Junior Church leader?  We are looking for someone to continue this important ministry, alongside others, as Ruth Twells is now stepping down after many years in this role and we thank Ruth for her service.  If you are interested in the role, or want to know more, please speak to Andy or to Ruth Godfrey.




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

THE MOST RECENT MEN’S WALK AND BREAKFAST WAS ON SATURDAY 10th  FEBRUARY AROUND THE SENCE VALLEY WITH BREAKFAST AT THE OLD SCHOOL HOUSE, IBSTOCK. ELEVEN ‘HARDY’ MEN BRAVED THE WINTRY, COLD AND WET CONDITIONS. See some pictures below. (Click to enlarge)

Youth Worker Update - Rachel Monk has been appointed and will start on the 4th February, helping to run youth work in St. David’s and St. John the Baptist, Whitwick and in Castle Rock school.  Please keep Rachel in your prayers.

Joint Lent courses 2018 - Once again we will be running a joint Lent course with our Cluster partners, looking at ‘The Joy of the Gospel’ written by Paula Gooder.  Details of times and venues and sign-up sheet will be available shortly.  The course will be launched at a Cluster service of Holy Communion at St. George’s, Swannington, on Sunday 11th February at 10.00am.

If you missed the Safeguarding awareness sessions further dates are available based at St. Martin’s House:  

Tuesday 20th February - 6.00pm
Tuesday 6th March - 6.00pm
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.

AshWednesday , 14th February -, once again there will be a 7.00pm service of Holy Communion with ashing.

February is Leprosy Mission month and donation envelopes will be available in church.  More details in February magazine.

The 2018 Summer Fair is on Saturday 4th August - please put it in your diary now - your help is needed to support your church



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

This year’s joint Lent course together with our Cluster partners, will be looking at ‘The Joy of the Gospel’ written by Paula Gooder.  For details of times and venues, see below.  A sign-up sheet is now at the back of the church and places are limited, so please don’t delay if you wish to take part.

Joint Lent groups 2018  
Monday 7.30pm, 93 Greenhill Road
Monday 7.30pm, 40 Oakham Drive
Monday 7.30pm, 55 Rosslyn Rd., Whitwick
Wednesday 7.00pm, The Vicarage, 37 North Street, Whitwick
Thursday 7.30pm, 62 Castle Rock Drive


Women’s World Day of Prayer, Friday 2nd March, 2.30pm, Greenhill Community Church - this year’s service, entitled “All God’s Creation is Very Good!”, has been written by the Christian women of Suriname.  All welcome (men, too!).



Induction of Tony Frost to the Pastorate of Greenhill Community Church, Saturday 10th March, 3.00pm.

St. David’s are warmly invited to join GCC in welcoming Tony and his wife Kat to the ministry in Greenhill. Tea will be provided afterwards.  Please sign up at the back of church if you intend to go and, for catering purposes, indicate if you will be staying for the tea.



February is Leprosy Mission month  


This year’s appeal is for sufferers of Leprosy in Niger, West Africa.  Those who show signs of having the disease are banished from the family home and left to die or beg for survival.

The Leprosy Mission provides shelter for the sufferers and support for families, who also experience prejudice.

Donation envelopes will be available in church and may be handed in on the collection plate this month.


Part-time shop assistant needed, Christian Resources, Leicester - for further details see information in the porch.  Application closing date 28th February.


Free Christian Books are available on the stand in the porch.  These were left by Derrick and Margaret Grundy and you are welcome to take as many as you wish.




There is a special message from Kurt Levy on the ‘community’ board in the porch.



Our 2016 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!