2015-10

StChads

2015-10

October/November 2015

WOODSEATS • SHEFFIELD


WELCOME to Impact - the magazine of St Chad’s Church,

Woodseats. Impact is published every two months and distributed

to over 5,000 homes in S8.

St Chad’s Church is committed to serving you - the people of

Woodseats, Beauchief and Chancet Wood. To find out more about

St Chad’s, visit our website at www.stchads.org or call the church

office on 0114 274 5086.

Here’s where to find us:

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Church

House

St Chad's

Church &

Church

Office

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School

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Despite never having been very good at maths,

numbers hold a fascination for me. They are, on

the one hand, an entirely human invention, and

at the same time there seems something eternal

about them as though they are built into the very

fabric of the universe. Words, said TS Eliot, slip, slide,

perish and decay with imprecision, but numbers appear

to be rather more solid.

Except, of course, numbers are rarely as clear cut as

they seem. A popular programme on Radio 4 is ‘More

or Less’ which seeks to pull apart the various statistics

made by the media or the government and show that

what is an easily quotable headline fi gure is often far

more complicated and skewed by bias. A billion can

mean two different numbers - one with nine zeros after

it or one with 12. The precise value of Pi will forever

remain unknown.

We live at a time when precision is greatly valued. Our lives are

dominated by values of one sort or another. Our BMI will tell us whether

we are overweight or obese, even though there are many factors that

determine our weight. The decennial census demands ever more

information from us. Polls, which rarely take a sample of more than

2,000 people, tell us how as a nation we think and act. Our store loyalty

cards keep a plethora of data on us which is then used for bespoke

marketing. In the cult 1960s fi lm The Prisoner, the eponymous hero

famously declares “I am not a number, I am a free man”. Today we could

easily claim that we are many numbers. It’s a moot point as to whether

these numbers free or enslave us.

The development of numeracy and mathematics was one of the

key stages in the growth of human civilisation. It is through our

understanding of mathematics that science becomes possible, that

architecture is more than mud huts and that all the accoutrements of

modern life that we take for granted are available. Numbers should be

our servants and not our masters, but too often they become sources

of anxiety or obsession. Oscar Wilde once defi ned a cynic as someone

who knew the price of everything and the value of nothing. Perhaps we

are in danger now of knowing the value of everything and the meaning

of nothing. A bank account is nothing but a fl uctuating set of

digits unless we use our fi nances with meaning. We can

catalogue and place values upon so many aspects of our

lives, but if we are unhappy then what do these values

mean?

Jesus asks what it profi ts a man if he gains the whole

world but loses his soul? We might add that it is the

things that can’t be measured that ultimately provide the

meaning that we crave.

Rev Toby Hole,

Vicar, St Chad’s Church, Woodseats

Making it Count

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After a maths

test, the teacher

called Billy over

to his desk and

said, “Billy, I

think you’ve been

cheating. The first

question was,

‘What is 25 times

by 4?’ and Mary,

who sits next to

you put 100, and

so did you.”

“So, everyone

knows that

answer,” said

Billy.

“Yes,” said the

teacher, “But the

second question

said ‘What is 300

divided by 5?’ and

Mary put ‘I don’t

know,’ and you

put, ‘Me neither’!”

Why did the pony cough?

Because he was a little horse!

Why did the scientist insist he

had a knocker on his front door?

Because he wanted to win the

No-bell prize!

“I missed it. Which one came first?”

Did you hear about the two

aerials which met on a roof,

fell in love and got married?

The reception was brilliant!

A man walked into a bar

with a newt on his shoulder.

The barman asked what he

called it.

‘Tiny’, replied the man.

‘Why’s that?’ asked the

barman.

‘Because he’s my newt!’

What’s a

hedgehog’s

favourite

food?

Prickled

onions!

What do you

call a bear

with no ears?

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Dad: ‘What

do you want

to do when

you’re as big

as me?’

Son: ‘Go on a

diet!’

Just for Laughs

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Tue/Wed 9am - 2:45

Fri 12 - 3pm

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What’s On

If you have an event you would like

to see included in our What’s On

section, email impact@stchads.org

Health Walks

•Mondays - 10am: Graves Park.

Meet outside the Rose Garden

Cafe;

•Tuesdays - 10.30am: Ecclesall

Woods. Meet at downstairs in

Jack’s Bar, car park entrance, at

the Beauchief Hotel;

•Thursdays - 10.30am:

Lowedges. Meet at the Gresley

Road Meeting Rooms, Gresley

Road, Lowedges.

) Call 0114 203 9337 for

details.

October 3

Dore Male Voice Choir Gala

Concert

All Saints Church, Ecclesall

7pm

October 3&4

Steam Gathering & Antiques

Fair

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet

10am-5pm

An annual celebration of steam

with rollers, road locomotives,

engines and cars. Enjoy live

music and the Whirlow Hall Farm

barbecue, traditional crafts and

skills demonstrations, community

and family activities and antiques,

vintage and craft stalls.

October 4

Family Treasure Hunt

Beauchief Baptist Church

4.30-6pm

Family fun event.

October 4 & 18

Abbeydale Miniature Railway

Abbeydale Road South

1-5pm

The regular open days at

Abbeydale Miniature Railway.

For details visit www.

sheffieldsmee.co.uk

October 5

M:eating Place Luncheon Club

Beauchief Baptist Church

12.45-2.15pm

A three-course home-cooked

meal and the opportunity to meet

new people. Cost £3.50.

October 10

Book Sale

36 Crawshaw Grove, Beauchief

10am-12pm

Second-hand books for sale in

aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

Donations of good condition

paperback novels or biographies

are welcome.

October 12

Fun Time Drop-in Session

Greenhill Library

10-11.30am

A time for 0-4 year olds to play

and sing, and an opportunity for

parents and carers to meet.

October 21

CAP Money Course launch

St Chad’s Church

7pm

A free money-management

course to help you have more

control of your finances.

Call Karen on 0114 250 7369 or

email karen@kilner.eclipse.co.uk

For more details see page 12.

October 25

Light Party

Beauchief Baptist Church

4.30-6pm

Family fun event.

November 2

M:eating Place Luncheon Club

Beauchief Baptist Church

12.45-2.15pm

A three-course home-cooked

meal. Cost £3.50.

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Send details of your event to impact@stchads.org or write to: Impact,

St Chad‟s Church Offices, 15 Camping Lane, Sheffield S8 0GB.

2394326.

January 30 - February 5

AEGON British Tennis Tour

Graves November Tennis 9 and Leisure Centre

World Fun Time ranked Drop-in players Session compete

alongside Greenhill local Library Sheffield players.

10-11.30am Call 0114 283 9900.

A time for 0-4 year olds to play

February and sing, 5 and an opportunity for

Book parents Sale and carers to meet.

36 Crawshaw Grove, Beauchief

10am-12pm November 14

Good

Book

quality

Sale

second-hand books

for

36

sale

Crawshaw

in aid of

Grove,

the Alzheimer‟s

Beauchief

10am-12pm

Society. Donations of paperback

Second-hand books for sale in

novels or biographies in good

aid of the Alzheimer’s Society.

condition

Donations

are

of

welcome

good condition

(but not

larger

paperback

books

novels

due to space

or biographies

limitations). are welcome.

February November 5 17-21

Free Bedroom Environmental Farce by Activities Alan

Millhouses Aykbourne Park

10.30am-12.30pm

Ecclesall Church Halls

Obstacle 7.30pm course and stream

dipping Ecclesall activities Theatre for Company’s 8 - 13 year

olds.

Call 0114 263 4335.

Anderson Tree Services

Free Environmental Activities

Ecclesall Woods Sawmill

10.30am-12.30pm

Nature quiz trail, stream dipping

and latest bug production. hunting activities for 8 - 13

year olds.

November 28

Call 0114 235 6348.

Christmas Brass Band Concert

Woodseats Methodist Church

February

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20

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Bike

Silver

Greenhil Band and Park special guests Kristina

10am-2pm Hickman, Michael Hickman and

Rediscover Susan Ellis your in aid cycling of the skills Motor in

Greenhill Neurone Park. Disease The Association. rangers will

provide Tickets a are bike, £8 helmet for adults, and £6

instruction. concessions Meet and at £3 the for Bowls children

Pavilion, and include Greenhill interval Park. refreshments.

Booking ) Call is 0114 essential. 250 0078.

Call 0114 283 9195.

Beauchief Abbey Abbey holds holds a variety a

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details see the Abbey notice

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Give a Gift of Joy this

C

As I write this the school summer

holidays are only just over

and it seems very early to be

thinking about Christmas. But

as you read our magazine the

autumn term will be well underway and

we will be heading towards the half-term

break.

I am a volunteer with Operation

Christmas Child, the charity which sends

fun-filled shoeboxes to needy children

around the world. We work with local

churches and charities overseas to

distribute the shoeboxes to those

who need them, regardless of their

background or beliefs asking

nothing in return. The children

may be in schools, hospitals,

orphanages, homeless shelters

or impoverished neighbourhoods.

Like many other people,

throughout the year I collect

small toys, books, crayons, hair

accessories, and toy cars to

fill my shoeboxes which I have

already wrapped in festive paper. I

still need a hat, gloves and scarf to

help combat the cold conditions the

children will experience. A toothbrush,

toothpaste, soap and a comb will also

fit in. Lastly I will find room for a small

cuddly toy as well as some sweets and

a donation toward shipping costs (£3).

More ideas can be found on the website

– www.operationchristmaschild.org

This seems like a list of simple

things which we and our children take

for granted but these shoeboxes will

probably be the only Christmas gift the

children will receive.

The appeal is supported by individuals,

families, schools, churches, businesses

and other organisations throughout

the UK and many other

countries.

My husband and I coordinate

the collection of shoeboxes

from schools, churches, and offices

in Sheffield, Dronfield, Barnsley,

Rotherham, Anston and Wakefield.

These will be brought to a Sheffield

warehouse which we still have to find,

where they will be checked to make

sure there are no unsuitable items

included such as toy guns, fragile goods

or clothing other than hats, gloves and

scarves, then sealed with special tape

for customs purposes and packed by

age and gender into cardboard boxes

ready for dispatch.

During late November and December

these will be loaded on to large lorries to

begin their journey. From our area last

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Christmas

The Abbey Public House

year we received and processed 17,550

shoeboxes which went to Azerbaijan and

Belarus.

Leafl ets will be available at St Chad’s

from October 1 and completed boxes

can be brought to church or taken to the

church offi ce until the end of November.

If you would like to know more about

this appeal, or want to come along to the

warehouse to help check shoeboxes,

please contact me through the church

offi ce on 0114 274 5086.

PLEASE consider fi lling a shoebox this

year – it can be fun fi nding lots of things

to fi ll the box.

For many children there will not be

any gifts to open but through Operation

Christmas Child we can bring excitement

and fun into the lives of some.

Carole Titman

We would like to welcome old and new

customers back to the new Abbey.

We now offer:

Home cooked food, locally sourced

A range of great real ales

A welcoming & relaxing environment

Come and try our excellent Sunday

Roast with real roast potatoes and

Yorkshire puddings.

With a variety of special events

throughout the year, come and see what

we have to offer!

Call us: (0114) 274 5374

Email: info@theabbeysheffield.co.uk

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The Abbey. 944 Chesterfield Road, Woodseats, S8 0SH

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An Unlikely

When I tell people that I am a

statistician, they mostly tell me

they were never any good at

maths. One person, when told

I was a medical statistician,

asked if I counted hospital beds for a living!

People are always quick to remind me of

the quotation, “There are three kinds of lies:

lies, damned lies and statistics”, a phrase

commonly attributed to Benjamin Disraeli,

but probably of much earlier origin. The

idea that statistics may be used to support

dubious arguments is, of course, not very

fl attering to my profession.

I much prefer the words of an eminent

Victorian social reformer, one of the earliest

recognised statisticians, who said, “To

understand God’s thoughts we must study

statistics, for these are the measure of his

purpose.” Rather surprisingly, this person

was none other than Florence Nightingale,

much better known for her works of

compassion among the injured soldiers of

the Crimean War and for being the founder

of the modern profession of nursing. But

she was also the fi rst female Fellow of the

Royal Statistical Society. To her, statistics,

compassion and faith went side by side.

Always able at mathematics, Florence

believed she was called by God both to

nursing and to the study of statistics. Long

before she went to the Crimea, she came

to believe that studying statistics was the

surest way of learning God’s plan and then

acting in accordance with it. This divine

calling gave much needed respectability

to her study; in those days, intellectual

pursuits like statistics were not regarded

as respectable for an upper-middle class

woman like her (or, indeed, any woman).

On her arrival at Scutari Barracks (now

Üsküdar) in Turkey in 1854, when Britain

entered the Crimean War, Florence was

horrifi ed, not only by the lack of resources

in the military hospitals but also by the

inadequate record keeping that went

S

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Statistician

on. Even numbers of deaths were not

accurately recorded, never mind their

causes. By collecting data, Florence was

able to show more soldiers were dying from

disease than from their wounds.

Today we are accustomed to seeing data

presented in all kinds of charts, but this

was not common in the mid-Victorian era.

Florence devised a polar-area diagram (a bit

like a modern pie chart) to show the causes

of death month by month in the army in the

East. Only after a Sanitary Commission

arrived in Turkey in 1855 did death rates

really begin to fall. Studying the statistics

changed Florence’s understanding of the

problems in the army hospitals; she realised

that it was poor sanitation rather than lack of

resources which caused so many deaths.

On her return to England she enlisted the

help of other statisticians to explore how

many people had died, and why. Many of

her findings shocked her. For example, she

discovered that even in peacetime, soldiers

in England died at twice the rate of civilians.

She began to campaign for reform of the

Army Medical Service, writing an 830- page

report and securing the support of Prince

Albert to establish a Royal Commission.

The changes she set in motion altered the

design and practice of military hospitals for

ever; by 1900, army mortality was lower

than civilian mortality.

Florence often worked herself to

exhaustion and this, combined with the

effects of a disease she caught in the

Crimea, led her to become reclusive. But

a relative wrote that when Florence was

exhausted, the sight of a column of figures

was “perfectly reviving to her”.

She did not limit her work to army

hospitals. She studied London’s hospital

statistics and found that not only was

data collection unreliable but little useful

information was collected. Florence sent a

letter to the 1860 International Congress of

Statistics advocating the uniform collection

of hospital statistics. The delegates took

up her proposal which used a uniform

classification of diseases and operations

and formed the basis of the International

Classification of Diseases used today. The

work Florence and others did underpins

much of modern medical statistics and

evidence-based healthcare. Perhaps she

should be remembered for her statistical

skills just as much as her nursing reforms.

Karen Kilner

See www.sciencenews.org/pictures/mathtrek/112608/

nightingale.swf for an animated version of Florence’s data.

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Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Are you looking for

a room to hold your

party or meeting?

St Chad’s Church has

two rooms available for

hire at 56 Abbey Lane

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you are struggling to make ends meet or

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gives an opportunity to take control of

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Your memories of

maths from school

may conjure up less

thoughts of beauty, and

more thoughts of pain,

but for many mathematicians,

maths truly can be a thing of

beauty.

Indeed, recent research in

London put mathematicians on a

brain scanner and showed them

different mathematical formulae,

and the brain responded in a

similar way to the brains of art

lovers being shown paintings.

One of the formulae

considered most beautiful is

Euler’s Identity, which states:

e iπ + 1 = 0

This may not look very

beautiful to you, but it relates

five of the most fundamental

constants in the universe. e is

the base of natural logarithms,

π is the ratio of a circle’s

circumference to its diameter,

i is the fundamental imaginary

number, 1 is the multiplicative

identity, and 0 the additive

identity.

What makes the formula all the

more fascinating is that e, i and

π are all incredibly complicated

numbers, at first glance

completely unrelated, and yet in

this simply formula they all come

together.

But it’s not just formulae that

may be considered beautiful.

Often mathematical proofs are

described aesthetically too.

Pythagoras’ theorem (the square

of the hypotenuse of a triangle is

equal to the sum of the squares

of the other two sides) can be

proven in the following simple

diagram:

c 2 = a 2 + b 2

On the flip side, formulae and

proofs can also be considered

ugly.

One of the most famous “ugly

equations” was discovered by the

Indian mathematician Ramanujan

for calculating π:

Ramanujan for calculating π:

Not quite so beautiful, I’m sure

you’d agree!

Rev Duncan Bell

Beautiful Numbers

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The Long

Why do we buy beer and

milk by the pint, yet we fi ll

up our petrol tanks by the

litre?

Why do we measure

ourselves in feet and inches even though

our passports require metres?

Why do we ask how much a newborn

baby weighs and expect to be told the

weight in pounds and ounces, yet the

nurse in the maternity ward will have

recorded it in kilograms?

Mystifi ed? Me too! The metric system

is in offi cial use within the United

Kingdom, though the use of imperial

units among the public is, as you can

see, still widespread.

Back in 1970, when I started

my teaching career, all the

measurements that we taught

in school were metric. We

found them easy to grasp

as everything is based

on a unit of ten. Metric

measurements were used

in mainland Europe and so

I presumed when we joined

the European Economic

Union in the early seventies

that would be the system we

would adopt. I am sure that is what

we teachers presumed back

then. Now though, children are

learning two systems and need

to know how to convert one into

the other.

Maybe we are reluctant to

give up on our imperial system

because of its fascinating

history. The origins of the

imperial system are found

somewhere in the mists of

time. An inch is the width of a thumb,

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and The Short of It!

although Edward II decreed it

to be the length of three barley

corns. A foot is based on the

human foot. A yard was a single

stride, although Henry I decreed a

yard to be the distance between

the tip of his nose and the end

of his thumb with his arm

outstretched. A furlong is the

length of a medieval fi eld.

A chain is the length of a

cricket pitch, which, by the

way, is four rods! A mile is

derived from the Latin ‘mille’,

a thousand Roman paces or

double strides from left foot to

left foot.

A horse is still measured in hands, a

hand being four inches in length or,

as Henry VIII would have it in 1541,

from the outside of your thumb to

the outside of your little fi nger. A

cupful was the amount your hands

could carry, a hundredweight being

the most a person could carry,

and a hand-sized stone was

deemed to weigh a pound!

No wonder we are loathe to

give it all up for a more modern

metric system introduced at the

time of the French Revolution

in a frenzy of destruction of

all things ancient. In 1795 the

French calculated (inaccurately)

the distance between the North

Pole and the Equator and divided it by

ten million to produce a metre. It related

to nothing on a human scale. Everything

was to be based on the unit of ten.

So I reckon we are just going to carry

on converting for the foreseeable future

as we cling onto our old ways.

Sorry children. After 40 years of

teaching metric measures, you still need

to know that a metre is a little more than

a yard, a kilometre is less than a mile,

a litre is just more than two pints and a

kilogram is a little more than two pounds

(weight that is, not money!)

Ann Lomax

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Services at St Chad’s


the 10.30am Service

Informal and relaxed in style

An emphasis on families

Sunday Services

Sunday

Services

Includes music, led by a band

Includes refreshments before the service

The 9am Service

● Traditional in style

The

The

9am

9am

Service

Service


Includes Traditional Holy in style Communion, a sermon & hymns

● Traditional in style

Includes refreshments Holy Communion, afterwards

a sermon & hymns

● Includes Holy Communion, sermon hymns

Taken Includes from refreshments Common Worship: afterwards Holy Communion

● • Includes Monday refreshments to Thursday afterwards at 9am

Taken from Common Worship: Holy Communion

● Taken from Common Worship: Holy Communion

Morning Prayers

Lifted, Evening the Prayers 11am Service

Lifted, the • Monday

● Informal to

the and 11am

11am

10.30am Thursday

relaxed Service at

Service in style Service 5pm

An Informal emphasis and relaxed on families

in style

● Informal and relaxed in style

Includes An emphasis music, on led families by a band

● An emphasis on families

• Refreshments Includes Traditional music, in served style

led by from a band 10.15-10.45am

● Includes music, led by band

• Refreshments Includes Taken from refreshments Common served from before Worship: 10.15-10.45am

the Holy service Communion

● • Refreshments Includes Holy served Communion, from 10.15-10.45am

a sermon & hymns

• Held in the Lady Chapel at the back of church

The Thursday 10am Service

Weekday Services

Weekday

Services


Morning Prayers

Morning Prayers

Prayers


Monday to Thursday at 9am

•• A To Monday Monday half-hour be held to

to service on Thursday Monday

Thursday of prayer at June 9am

at 9am and 20 and Bible Monday readings July

18, 7.15-8pm

• Every Monday to Thursday at 9am

• A contemplative and meditative form of worship

• Held in the Lady Chapel at the back of church

with Monday the theme to Thursday Seeking at 5pm Stillness with Jesus .

• Monday to Thursday at 5pm

Monday to Thursday at 5pm

Evening Prayers

Evening

Evening Prayers

Prayers

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The Thursday 10am Service

Traditional in style

The

The

Thursday

Thursday 10am

10am Service

Service

• Taken Traditional from in Common style Worship: Holy Communion

Traditional in style

• Includes Taken from Holy Common Communion, Worship: a sermon Holy Communion

& hymns

Taken from Common Worship: Holy Communion

• Held Includes in the Holy Lady Communion, Chapel at the a sermon back of & church hymns

Includes Holy Communion, sermon hymns

• Held in the Lady Chapel at the back of church

Held in the Lady Chapel at the back of church

Other Services

Other


Services

Prayer and Praise

Prayer Contemplative

Sunday, and February Praise Night 13 at 7.30pm Prayer

Prayer and Praise

Sunday, February 13 at 7.30pm

Ash Tuesdays, Sunday, 18, Wednesday 7.15-8pm February October 13 at 7.30pm

Service 27 and November 24


Ash • An

Wednesday, A contemplative evening service

March and of

Service 9 meditative prayer and 7.30pm form contemplation of worship

Ash at 8pm

Service

• To be held on Monday June 20 and Monday July

Wednesday, with the theme March Seeking at Stillness 7.30pm with Jesus .

Wednesday, March 9 at 7.30pm

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What is the difference

between ‘zero’ and

nothing, and what

does a baboon’s

bone found in The

Congo in 1960 have to do with it?

Well the baboon’s bone found

had 60 notches cut into it. We don’t

know what they represented but

experts believe that they were not

there by accident but represented

ownership. The original owner of

the bone had 60 ‘somethings’ but

what they were is anyone’s guess.

You can imagine a time long,

long ago there was no need to

count anything but, as civilisation

spread, things became more

complicated and there became

a need to count things. It was

probably important so that you

knew how wealthy you were but

also so you could be taxed on your

wealth. I also imagine that if you

bred chickens and wanted to sell

some then you needed to have a

concept of how many there were

for sale.

Scientists believe that the first

number was ‘one’ and people

who had lots of them, had lots of

‘ones’ but had no way of saying

how many ‘ones’ they actually had.

You can see how cumbersome

this system was. If you had a lot of

animals you would have needed a

lot of bones or sticks with marks on

to represent your wealth and what

happens if you sold one? How did

you remove it from the stick? The

Sumerians solved this by using

tokens as a representation of how

many things there were. If you had

five sheep then you would have

five tokens. If you

sold a sheep then

you would transfer

the token to the new

owner along with the

sheep. The tokens would be

sealed inside a pouch and then

a mark made on the outside of

the pouch to represent how many

tokens were inside. Eventually

they ditched the tokens altogether

and just kept the pouch with marks

on it. Even so, they were not really

that sophisticated because it was

still just a series of ‘ones’.

It was the Egyptians who

took things a stage further by

developing the concepts of having

symbols to represent numbers,

although it took the Indians to

develop the system further by

giving each number from one to

nine a symbol of its own – even

though, confusingly, they are

now called Arabic Numbers. The

Indians also gave the biggest

contribution to date when they

invented the number zero so

that they could reflect their many

abstract philosophical concepts

mathematically. Once you have

big ideas you need big numbers to

represent them.

Which raises the question – what

is the difference between nothing

and ‘zero’. Well, to put it as briefly

as possible – zero is a number,

with rules, whilst nothing is an

abstract concept. Let me illustrate

this. If I have five chickens and

give you all five that means that

I have none (a number) but that

doesn’t mean the chickens don’t

exist. It just means that I don’t own

them anymore. Or, does it mean

that I have -5 chickens? Well that

is an Indian invention devised to

measure debt which we will have

to leave for another time!

Steve Winks

The baboon’s bone discovered in The Congo

Counting History

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I

struggle to remember

numbers including telephone

numbers, and especially

my own mobile number.

I also have a problem

with house numbers and car

registration numbers. I could,

for years, remember the number

of my first car (a 1957 Morris

Minor) but that has now faded

away. Some people purchase

their own customised number

plates. Sheffield is the place

in the UK where this is most

popular (usually with OWLs or

UTD on them!) I regularly see

several each day when I

am waiting for the bus.

Some are very clever,

with the owner’s

initials showing

or the letters and

numbers even

forming rude

words!

House numbering

is interesting.

Some streets do

not have number 13,

it being unpopular with

the superstitious. Some streets

have missing numbers. Folds

Lane, where I live, is missing a

number 153 and several numbers

between 77 and 90-odd are also

nowhere to be seen. I suppose

this is because older houses were

pulled down and not replaced.

Famous house numbers from

history or from popular culture

stick in my mind –10 Rillington

Place (Christie murders), 221B,

Baker Street (Sherlock Holmes),

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue (White

House), 2 Macquarie Street,

Sydney (the Opera House) and, to

get silly, 740 Evergreen Terrace,

Springfield (Ned Flanders,

Simpsons) and even sillier –

1313 Webfoot Walk, Duckburg

(Donald Duck)! I am sure readers

will have their own favourites.

Some famous telephone

numbers from everyday life still

stick. Do you remember Whitehall

1212? This was the famous

telephone number for Scotland

Yard. It was introduced in 1934

and was used by the public to

contact the London Metropolitan

Police information room for both

emergency and non-emergency

business. With the introduction

of 999 for emergencies in 1937,

Whitehall 1212 (dialled as WHI

1212) remained in use for

non-emergencies until

the 1960s.

Today the

switchboard

number for New

Scotland Yard is

020 7230 1212,

and the last 4 digits

of the telephone

number for a number

of other Metropolitan

police buildings end in

1212. I remember public

announcements on the Home

Service (now Radio 4) when a

call went out to a member of the

public, on holiday somewhere

or not seen for years, to contact

Whitehall 1212 as their father/

mother etc was “dangerously ill”. I

always thought that this probably

meant they had already died and

this was a way of gently breaking

the news.

As I get older, I find that it

is a good discipline to try and

remember numbers, including that

of my mobile telephone.

Time to go now. Countdown

is on and I haven’t started my

Soduku!

David Manning

Famous Everyday Numbers

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Stumps, Strokes and Statistics

At the Trent Bridge

test match in August,

against all expectations,

England regained

the Ashes against a

fearsome Australian side who,

many predicted, would win all five

matches easily. England had won

with a Test to go and in a shocking

manner, with the Australian side

bowled out for a measly 60 runs.

Aside from the manner and

jubilation of the victory, the test

at Trent Bridge was also notable

for a welter of statistics which

Andrew Samson, the apparently

encyclopaedic scorer of Test Match

Special, dug up with some glee.

England’s bowling hero, Stuart

Broad, gained his 300th wicket

and, in Australia’s first innings

took a remarkable 8-15 – the best

bowling analysis by a fast bowler in

Ashes history. His first five wickets

he took in 19 balls – the joint best

five-wicket haul in test history. Ben

Stokes took six wickets in the first

innings and added to Anderson

and Finn’s six wickets each in the

previous test at Edgbaston, this

became the first time in Test history

that four different bowlers had

taken six wickets in consecutive

innings. The veteran commentator,

Jonathan Agnew, was rendered

speechless when Samson dug that

particular nugget up.

Cricket is a game that defies

many modern notions of sport. It

can last a seemingly interminable

length of time; the laws are

complicated and occasionally

misunderstood even by the experts;

it fits awkwardly in the world of

television schedules, and indeed is

now no longer accessible to anyone

who doesn’t have a specialist sports

package on their television.

But in one way cricket thrives in

our modern world, and that is with

its obsession with statistics. In the

world before the internet (that’s

right, way back in the early 1990s)

every cricket lover had a wellthumbed

copy of Wisden of Playfair

at hand so that they could know

exactly the batting and bowling

averages of the touring players and

could keep an eager eye out for

a record when it was about to be

passed.

Cricket, possibly more than any

other sport, lives by its numbers.

In a world where everything needs

to be measured and targets set,

cricket with its run-chases, limited

overs matches and accelerating

run rates has carved out a niche

of its own. Though, of course, a

well-timed cover-drive or a fast

inswinging yorker ultimately defies

statistical analysis. Somethings

need to be admired without

recourse to numerical values.

One final thing. Numbers don’t

play a huge part in the life of the

church but on more than one

occasion the numbers on the hymn

board have struck me as looking a

little bit like a cricket score card. I

promise you that the hymns chosen

for each Sunday are based on the

Bible reading and theme of the

day, but if in the wake of a famous

English Ashes victory you happen

one Sunday to see numbers 60,

391 and 253 chosen, then perhaps

you may spot the hidden meaning!

Rev Toby Hole

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100 days on just a bowl of rice,

praying for a chance to

glance at a Bible; his

family were concerned

for his sanity. To be

Where’s that found with a Bible would

have meant serious

consequences and

from..? punishment. God

honoured this fast and

Three sheets to the wind prayer sending Yun a

Meaning - to be very drunk. Bible. He immediately

read and memorised

Derived from - a turn of chapters phrase from used the Bible.

by sailors in the days when With boats few resources were

powered by the wind alone. ‘Sheets’

weren’t sails but ropes which were

attached to the lower corners of the sails

to hold them in place. If one, two or

three weren’t fixed securely, they would

blow in the wind causing the sails to fl ap

wildly and the boat to lurch about rather

like a drunken man. Sailors enjoyed

their rations of rum and there was a

sliding scale of drunkenness - ‘one sheet’

and the sailor was just very happy, ‘two

sheets’ and he was defi nitely tipsy, but

‘three sheets’ and he was unable to stand!

An episode in the novel, The Fisher’s

Daughter by Catherine Ward, published

in 1824, illustrates this scale perfectly -

“Wolf replenished his glass at the request

of Mr. Blust who, instead of being just

one sheet in the wind, was likely to get to

three before his departure”.

a ten foot wall; walking through the

open doors of a high security prison

unobserved and walking after his legs

were so severely broken (he was told

he would be crippled for life after this

punishment).

Whatever Yun experienced, God

repeatedly demonstrated his

faithfulness never leaving him or his

family to cope alone. We will

probably never experience this kind of

persecution but this book is testimony

to the incredible power of God and his

Holy Spirit.

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Numbers in the Bible


The Bible is full of numbers

– and some have special

sigificance. We asked two of our

regular Impact writers to choose a

number and tell us a bit about it...

begins at 40’ they

say. Others see the

‘BIG 40’ as the onset

of middle age or even

‘Life

decrepitude! In God’s

plan 40 is significant – it appears

nearly 150 times in the Bible

and on strategic occasions. The

rains fell for 40 days with Noah

in the ark. Moses lived 40 years

in Egypt, another 40 in seclusion

before his call to set the Israelites

free from Egypt. Twice he spent

40 days on Mount Sinai receiving

the Ten Commandments. The

Promised Land was searched for

40 days but the spies’ refusal to

enter in earned them 40 years

wandering in the desert.

During the period of the Judges

the land had

peace for 40

years during

Othniel’s,

Deborah’s

and Gideon’s

leadership. The

first three kings of

Israel (Saul, David

and Solomon) all

reigned for 40 years

and only one further

good king thereafter.

Forty days were also given to

Nineveh to repent by the reluctant

prophet Jonah.

In the New Testament, we find

Jesus tempted in the wilderness

for 40 days – clearly a parallel

with Israel’s disobedience. They

The big

failed, whereas he prevailed.

So what might 40 mean?

Some see it as a round figure

representing a long time – more

precisely it may stand for a

generation (Numbers 32:13). If

so, longevity would suggest a sign

of God’s favour for a (mostly!)

Godly rule. We can discern a

pattern with the other instances.

Forty either represents God’s

judgement (e.g.

the flood and

wilderness

wanderings)

or a time of

testing or trial

(e.g. Moses’

and Jesus’

preparation

before their

life’s work)

Are you

going through

your ‘40 days’ or even ‘40

years’? Then be encouraged.

It may seem never-ending, but

the stopwatch is in God’s hands

and He knows just when to say,

“Time’s up. Move on to the next

phase of your life!”

Jeremy Thornton

40

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Ask a teenager to ‘dial

a number’ and they

might give you a

funny look, yet those

of us born before

the 1980s will remember

using rotary dialling to make

a telephone call back in the

days when we memorised

the telephone numbers of our

family and friends! Things have

moved on since then, but numbers

remain significant, whether it’s our

PIN, DoB or WIFI password.

There has been much

speculation over the centuries

about the meaning and

significance of numbers in the Holy

Bible. Contemporary

writers and film makers

have made fortunes with

popular stories such as

Dan Brown’s The Da

Vinci Code or Michael

Drosnin’s The Bible Code.

These books are based on

the premise that the Bible

contains secret messages

such as the timing of the

end of the world. Such

stories are indeed intriguing,

hence their vast popularity and

sales, but are complete fantasy!

However, it is true that numbers

appear throughout the Bible

with some regularity, and some

numbers in particular have

significance. In the Gospels, Jesus

took and blessed five loaves

(and two fishes) and with them

fed 5,000 – possibly many more

people, including women and

children. Traditionally the number

five in the Bible is associated

with ‘grace’. The first five books

of the Old Testament (Genesis,

Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and

Deuteronomy) are commonly

High

referred to as the Pentateuch

(‘Penta’ means five). The Ten

Commandments given to Moses

by God contain two sets of five

commandments, the first five are

related to our relationship with

God, and the last five concern

our relationships with each other.

Commandment five is the only one

with a promise.

David, in preparing for Goliath,

took up five smooth stones. The

Psalms contains five ‘books’,

perhaps reflecting the Pentateuch,

and in the New Testament it is

widely thought that Matthew’s

Gospel has five sections. The

four Gospels plus Acts

equals five books which,

as a set, can be thought

of as the ‘New Testament

Pentateuch’. There are

five books in the Bible

that contain only one

chapter (2 John, 3

John, Philemon, Jude

and Obadiah), and in

St Paul’s letter to the

Ephesians he describes

five ministries (apostles,

prophets, evangelists, pastors or

teachers: Ephesians 4:11-12).

Although there are no secretnumber-codes

in the Bible

containing details of the end of the

world, there is however a sobering

story that Jesus told about ten

bridesmaids, five who were foolish

and five wise. The wise ones were

prepared and kept their oil lamps

filled, but the foolish ones missed

out on the wedding banquet

because their oil ran out. Jesus

concluded his story by saying:

“Therefore keep watch, because

you do not know the day or the

hour.” (Matthew 25)

Daren Craddock

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Showing Compassion i


Members of St Chad’s and

residents of Woodseats,

Beauchief and Chancet Wood

have been reaching out to those

affected by the Refugee Crisis.

Here we look at some of the ways

people have been showing they

care.

Children from St Chad’s along

with schools and pre-schools

in the S8 area have joined

youngsters from across Sheffield

and the UK in showing support

for refugees by sending them welcome

messages attached to teddy bears.

Project Paddington is the brainchild of

trainee vicar Joy French who began a

Facebook group with the idea at the start

of September.

The scheme sees children sending

teddy bears to refugee

children with a drawing

of themselves and a

message of hope.

Mum-of-three Joy

said: “I was inspired by

looking at the pictures on

Facebook of children who

had been washed up

on the beach. I lay

awake at night

in bed thinking

‘what could

we do to show

kindness?’.”

Since its launch

in Sheffield, the

project has now spread

across the country and has even created

‘Welcome the stranger

and love

them as

ourselves’

The Archbishop

of Canterbury has

spoken out on the

refugee crisis.

The Most Rev

Justin Welby said: “This is a hugely

complex and wicked crisis that

underlines our human frailty and the

fragility of our political systems. My

heart is broken by the images and

stories of men, women and children

who have risked their lives to escape

conflict, violence and persecution.

“As Christians we believe we are

called to break down barriers, to

welcome the stranger and love them

as ourselves, and to seek the peace

and justice of our God, in our

world, today.”

interest in places as far

afield as New Zealand

and Dubai.

Joy said: “The

momentum that

we have gathered

means that we have

a responsibility to give

more than just teddies.

“We are looking to

partner with charities

that are already on the

ground and we would love

to hear from haulage companies and

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in the Refugee Crisis

Tearfund is a charity which St Chad’s supports and has set up a refugee crisis

fund to help those affected. The organisation is partnering with church groups

in Europe, enabling them to offer care, support and aid to those who have

already fled and are in huge need.

logistics businesses who are excited

about what we are doing.”

“Our strapline is ‘children sending

cuddles and kindness’ and I think there

is a real need for children who have

had everything taken away to know that

other families care about them.”

Anyone who wants to get involved

with Project Paddington should contact

the Project Paddington Facebook

group, tweet @ProjectPadding1,

Instagram Project Paddington UK

or send an email to

projectpaddingtonuk@gmail.com.

Having a go ... and

helping others

One way St Chad’s

has been helping

those caught up in

the Refugee Crisis is

through fund-raising.

It was decided to hold

a stall selling produce and

crafts in aid of Tearfund at our Have a

Go Show in September which was to

take place as Impact went to press.

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Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Number Cruncher

Across

1. Nine times eighty-seven

4. 8 across plus twenty-seven

6. Five times 19 across

7. 12 across divided by six

8. Four times thirty-one

10. 10 down minus six

12. Minutes in four days

14. 3 down minus 232

15. 13 down minus twenty-fi ve

17. 4 across plus six

19. A gross

21. Eleven dozen

22. 21 across tripled

23. 22 across doubled

Puzzle It Out

Down

1. 6 across plus nine

2. 20 down minus sixty-two

3. 150 score

4. 4 across minus fi fty

5. Eight times twenty-three

9. 17 across plus 119

10. 4 down times seven

Sudoku

11. Months in ten years

13. Five times 17 down

16. Eight times 589

17. 11 down plus thirty-three

18. 23 across minus sixteen

19. 9 down minus 149

20. Three times 19 across

Answers

are on

page

29

Write a number from 1 to 9 in each empty square so every row, every column, and

every 3 x 3 box contains the digits 1 to 9.

Puzzles on this page reproduced courtesy of Puzzle Choice www.puzzlechoice.com

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Church Offi ce: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffi eld S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Registers 2015

Weddings

July

18 David Saunderson and

Sarah Anne McAvoy

August

1 Charles Anthony Gilson and

Emma Leonie Clare Crutcher

7 Paul Martin Keith and

Sandra Palmer

27 Matthew Graham Locke and

Michelle Bellamy

Funerals

July

6 Jessie Petcher (94)

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Number

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answers

For Weddings

and Funerals

You don’t have to be a churchgoer

to have a wedding in church or

be ‘religious’ to have a dignifi ed and

meaningful funeral service at St Chad’s.

If you live in the Woodseats or Beauchief

area, St Chad’s would be delighted to help

you, whether it is planning the Big Day or

saying goodbye to a loved one.

For weddings please contact St Chad’s

church offi ce. For funerals please tell your

funeral director that you would like to have

a church service.

• If you have had a new baby and would

like to celebrate that baby’s birth with a

service in church then please come to one

of our thanksgiving and baptism mornings

at St Chad’s. The morning will explain the

difference between the two services and

give parents an opportunity to ask any

questions. Please call on 0114 274 5086 if

you are interested in attending.

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Church Offi ce: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffi eld S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Services during October &

November 2015

Holy Communion:

Sun 4th ,11th, 25th Oct 11.00am

Sun 1st Nov 11.00am

Sun 8th Nov 10.45 am

Remembrance Sunday

22 Nov 11.00am

Mattins 29 Nov 11.00am

Evensong (third Sunday):

Sunday 18th October 3pm

Harvest Festival

Sun 15th November 3pm

All Welcome

Our Services are based on the

Book of Common Prayer &

Refreshments

are served afterwards

View of the Chapel & Tower

Beauchief Abbey, Beauchief Abbey Lane S8 7BD

email info@beauchiefabbey.org.uk

www.beauchiefabbey.org.uk

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Contacts

WOODSEATS • SHEFFIELD

CHURCH OFFICE 9 Linden Avenue 274 5086

S8 0GA

Term time offi ce hours:

Mon - 10am-1pm; Tues - 9.30am-1pm;

Thurs - 9.30am-1pm; Fri - 9am-11am

Church Offi ce Administrator

Helen Reynolds

email: offi ce@stchads.org

Vicar Toby Hole (Vicarage) 274 9302

email: toby@stchads.org

Curate Duncan Bell 274 5086

email: duncan.j.bell@gmail.com

Assistant Minister for the elderly Yvonne Smith 274 5086

Readers

Daren Craddock, Amy Hole, Pauline

Johnson and Yvonne Smith 274 5086

Youth Worker Nick Seaman 274 5086

email: nick@stchads.org

Besom in Sheffi eld

Steve Winks and

Darren Coggins 07875 950170

Impact magazine Tim Hopkinson 274 5086

email: impact@stchads.org

Church Wardens Jimmy Johnson 274 5086

Linda McCann 274 5086

Deputy Wardens Ann Firth 274 5086

Ann Lomax 274 5086

Uniformed Groups

Group Scout Leader Ian Jackson 235 3044

Guide Leader Jemma Taylor 296 0555

CHURCH HOUSE 56 Abbey Lane 274 8289

Bookings Helen Reynolds 274 5086

VISIT OUR WEBSITE: www.stchads.org

PLEASE NOTE: The inclusion of advertisements in Impact in no way means the

advertiser is endorsed or recommended by St Chad’s Church.

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Church Offi ce: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffi eld S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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764 Chesterfield Road, Woodseats, Sheffield, S8 0SE

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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