2014-12

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2014-12

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Come and celebrate with us!

Christmas service details inside

You are invited to...

Christmas

at St Chad’s

Sunday December 7

Christingle Service at 4pm

A service with traditional Christingles

especia ly for children

Sunday December 14

Carols by Candlelight at 6pm

A traditional carol service with

music and readings

Christmas Eve

Crib Service at 4pm

Family service especia ly for children

Midnight Communion at 11.30pm

Traditional service

Christmas Day

Family Worship at 10am

A celebration for all ages

December 2014/January 2015

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Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA


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St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, W odseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0 14) 274 5086

You are invited to .

Sunday December 7

Christingle Service at 4pm

A service with traditional Christingles

especia ly for children

Sunday December 14

Carols by Candlelight at 6pm

A traditional carol service with

music and readings

Christmas Eve

Crib Service at 4pm

Family servic especia ly for children

Midnight Co munion at 1.30pm

Traditional service

Christmas Day

Family Worship at 10am

A celebration for all ages

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In days gone past, when I used to attend New

Year’s Eve parties (ie in that mythical age known

as “before children”), my friends and I would each

review the year past and decide whether it was a

Good Year or a Bad Year, scoring the year out of

10. Marks given were usually quite low. Given that, to

my memory, none of my friends were diagnosed with

a serious disease, lost their job and home or suffered

any serious bereavement, the exercise, in retrospect,

appears rather self-obsessed and out-of-touch. So

much for the optimism of youth.

This year, the irony to my mind has been that we have

focussed enormously on the catastrophe that happened

to Europe 100 years ago, when a series of catastrophes

capable of killing just as many people are happening

under our nose today.

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December 2014/January 2015

This is not to belittle the awful chain of events that was set off in June 1914 when

an assassination of a minor member of the European royalty in Eastern Europe

snowballed into one of the most terrible conflicts in human history. Nor is it wrong to

dwell upon the folly that sent a generation of young men to death and life-changing

injury for a cause that barely any of them could have fully understood. The annual

services of remembrance in November each year pay tribute to them and to many

millions of others who have died in conflicts over the past century.

But of what use is remembering if our behaviour is not changed as a result? The

years 1914-18 saw not only the terrors of the Western Front. They also witnessed

possibly the greatest genocide (pre-holocaust) perpetrated - that of the Armenians

in the Middle East, and the greatest global pandemic since the Black Death (the

Spanish Influenza that killed far more people worldwide as died in the war). It is

likely that some of the events of these years will be remembered more than others.

My sincere prayer is that the years 2014-18 will not be remembered in 100 years’

time for a similar set of tragedies. And yet a century on, seeing the systematic

slaughter of Christian, Muslim and Yazidi minorities in Iraq and Syria, the ravages of

Ebola in West Africa and the unsettling and unpredictable politics of Eastern Europe,

I wonder whether we really have learned anything at all over the past century.

And yet not quite. Much of the emphasis on the 1914 commemorations has been

on just how unprepared people were for the events that followed. That cannot

be said of us today. We are more connected with the rest of the world than we

have ever been. In the same way, the 1914 generation have been described as

sleepwalking into war, whereas we have no excuse but to be wide awake. Nor are

we completely helpless. We can give our money to the courageous aid agencies

working their hardest to contain Ebola or shelter the Iraqi refugees. We can tell our

MPs how we feel about proposals to reduce the UK’s aid budget or

the placing of limits on the number of refugees and asylum seekers

that we are prepared to accept. Above all, in 2015 we can make

sure that we exercise our right and privilege to vote in the general

election.

What we cannot do is pretend that none of these things affect

us. A lawyer once asked Jesus who was his neighbour. Jesus’

response was inclusive and wide-ranging. We should do likewise.

Christmas

at St Chad’s

A Centenary and a Catastrophe

Rev Toby Hole, Vicar,

St Chad’s Church, Woodseats

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miracles, near death experiences,

torture and escaping from impossible

situations.

Brother Yun experienced all these,

after following God‟s calling since the

age of 16. Through illegal house

churches he helped spread

Christianity through China, whilst

evading the Chinese authorities who

saw him as a dangerous criminal.

After his conversion, Yun fasted for

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

found with a Bible would

have meant serious

consequences and

punishment. God

honoured this fast and

prayer sending Yun a

Bible. He immediately

read and memorised

chapters from the Bible.

With few resources

During this fast Yun was repeatedly

tortured, humiliated and beaten by

Prison Guards and fellow prisoners. In

prison violent and dangerous men

observed Yun‟s faith and obedience

to God. They realised that he was not

a criminal, just a committed Christian

and came themselves into a deep and

loving relationship with Jesus.

Miraculous and loving interventions

helped Yun for example jumping over

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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Father Christmas’s

sleigh broke down

on Christmas Eve.

He flagged down a

passing motorist

and asked, “Can

you give me a

hand?”

“Sorry,” the

motorist replied.

“I’m not a

mechanic, I’m a

chiropodist.”

“Well, can you give

me a toe?”

Where does Santa go

when he’s sick?

To the elf centre!

Who is Father Christmas’s

favourite singer?

Elf-is Presley.

Why are

Christmas trees

like bad

knitters?

They drop

their needles!

“Don’t worry about getting lost – Wise Man

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It was nearly

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mum while the rest of

the family watched TV

downstairs.

“Jesus I pray for a

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“You don’t have to

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“I know,” he said,

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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 at the Animal Farm car park;

•Tuesdays - 10.30am: Ecclesall

Woods. Meet at Abbeydale

Industrial Hamlet;

•Thursdays - 10.30am:

Lowedges. Meet at the

Community Wing, Lowedges

Junior School.

) Call 0114 203 9337.

November 29

A Celebration of Crafts

St Chad’s Church

11am - 3.30 pm

A seasonal Celebration of Crafts

Sale with proceeds for St Chad’s

Reshaping Project. Buy gifts for

Christmas, browse stalls, enjoy

refreshments and be inspired to

create.

December 7

Christingle Service

St Chad’s Church

4pm

Start the Christmas season with this

service especially for children.

December 8

Fun Time

Greenhill Library

10-11.30am

A drop-in session for 0-4 year olds

to play and sing and an opportunity

for parents and carers to meet.

Suggested donation £1 per session.

December 12

Story Time

Greenhill Library

10-10.45am

Stories and craft for pre-schoolers.

Suggested donation £1 per session.

December 12

Dore Male Voice Choir

Dore Parish Church

7pm

Dore Male Voice Choir presents its

Christmas concert.

December 13

The Spirit of Christmas

High Storrs School

4pm

Hallam Choral Society presents

a Christmas concert for all the

family featuring school choirs from

Sheffield and Oughtibridge Brass

Band.

For tickets, call 0114 240 0965.

December 14

Carols by Candlelight

St Chad’s Church

6pm

A traditional carol service with

music and readings.

December 14

An Abbeydale Community

Christmas

Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet’s

seasonal celebrations with the

Abbeydale community choir and

Abbeydale community volunteers’

stalls.

December 15

Come and Sing Messiah!

Dore Parish Church

7.30pm

Sheffield Bach Choir, conducted by

Mark McCombs. Tickets £10.

CALLING THOSE OVER 50 YEARS OF AGE: A new group has started as part

of St Chad’s Third Age Ministry. The TWO (Talking With Others) Groups are at

Church House on Abbey Lane. All are welcome over 50 years of age. Please

contact the Church Office on 0114 274 5086 if you would like to find out more.

We would love to meet you - all our groups are open to all.

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Ecclesall Woods Sawmill

10.30am-12.30pm

December 16

Nature

Escafeld

quiz

Chorale

trail, stream dipping

and All Saints’ bug hunting Church, activities Ecclesall for 8 - 13

year 7.30pm olds.

Escafeld Call 0114 Chorale 235 6348. presents a

traditional mixture of music, readings

February and festive 20 refreshments, including

Why Vaughan Not Wiliams’ Try A Bike Fantasia on

Greenhil Christmas Park Carols presented in

10am-2pm association with the Sheffield Royal

Society for the Blind.

Rediscover your cycling skills in

Greenhill

December

Park.

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provide Christmas a bike, Eve helmet Crib Service and

instruction. St Chad’s Church Meet at the Bowls

Pavilion, 4pm Greenhill Park.

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five caracutes of land to be taxed -

this land is said to have been within

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Midnight

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Communion

St Chad’s Churchhis is a translation of part of

11.30pm the Domesday Book, the

A traditional welcome great to land Christmas survey of 1086

Day as we celebrate commissioned the birth by William the

of Christ Conqueror. with a service He of wanted Holy to assess the

Communion. extent of the land and resources

being owned in England at that time,

December so 25 that he could determine how much

Christmas tax Day he could Family raise. Worship The survey also

St Chad’s served Church as a gauge of the country's

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when people's deeds, written in the

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Book of Life, were to be placed

condition paperback novels or

before God for judgement! Royal

biographies are welcome (but not

larger books

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due to space).

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collect and record information from

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Reworking a Christmas


Daniel Burges has been a choral singer

since primary school. After entering

the Kent Youth Choir in 1990, Daniel sang

in several chamber and university choirs

before moving to London in 1997 and joining

the internationally-renowned Vasari Singers.

As well as singing, he also composes

choral music, including a new setting of

the Coventry Carol, a well-loved traditional

Christmas carol. We spoke to Dan to

discover more about his work.

Q: Why did you re-work the Coventry

Carol?

A: I was commissioned to write a new

setting of the Coventry Carol by my good

friend, Matthew Wood – a fellow singer

and also, at the time, Director of Music

at St Dunstan’s College in London. He

had recently taken up the post, and the

school had a good fully mixed-voice

choir which he wanted to develop and

introduce new repertoire to.

Almost at the same time, I was

approached by the music publisher

Shorter House, which was looking

to establish itself as a specialist in

choral music publishing and release an

anthology of newly-composed Christmas

music entitled Sleep Holy Babe. The

founder of Shorter House had sung

some of my other works during his

time as a choral scholar at St Martinin-the-Fields,

and so he had the idea of

approaching me to supply a new piece

for the book. As I’d just started writing the

Coventry Carol, this seemed a perfect

opportunity!

Q: Could you describe the piece?

A: Coventry Carol is my humble re-

working of the beautiful

original traditional melody

and words in a contemporary

style. It uses fragments of the

original melody and weaves

this across all parts.

Although the piece

becomes quite dark in the

middle section, to reflect the

rage of King Herod, ultimately

I wished the work to remain

a lullaby and so not to ‘wake

the baby’; the piece ends

with a very gentle rocking

motif, as if rocking a restless baby back

to sleep. When writing it, I was very

aware of wanting to make it accessible

to a school choir, but at the same time,

not fall into a trap of patronising younger

singers by making it facile. It doesn’t shy

away from some complex harmony, but

the parts themselves are logical and do

not have any extreme of vocal range.

Q: Who has performed it since its

premiere?

A: It has been performed by several

other choirs including the choir of St

Martin-in-the-Fields and the professional

choirs Blossom Street Singers and The

Chappelle du Roi.

It’s been broadcast on Radio 3 twice,

and has also been recorded on CD by

Blossom Street Singers on a disc

called Sleep Holy Babe, which

reached number nine in the

Classical Music Charts a few

Christmases ago!

Q: Have you written any other

Christmas music, or have

you any ideas for some?

A: I have recently completed

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Classic

an arrangement of the French carol

‘Il est ne le divin enfant’. Unlike the

Coventry Carol setting, this takes a more

subversive approach to the melody, with

a lot of jazz-inspired harmony.

It’s also much more complex, using

eight parts, plus solos. It has yet to be

performed!

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New Year, New Resolutions

In 2015 I’m going to lose

weight ... In 2015 I’m going

to join the gym ... In 2015

I’m going to visit the gym I’ve

been a member of for the last

three years.

I’m going to get better. I’m going

to have a fresh start. I’m going to

floss. I’m going to get up early.

I’m going to read more. I’m going

to watch less TV. I’m

going to be happy.

And yet, it never

seems to be that

easy, does it? If you’re

anything like me,

January 3 finds you

slumped on the sofa

in front of rubbish

TV, pigging out on

chocolate.

This year has already

been a year of new

beginnings for me: the fresh start

of a new family member when my

son was born in May, the fresh

start of moving from London up

to Woodseats, the fresh start of

being ordained and starting work

at St Chad’s. But even with all

the changes that this year has

brought, I’m still me. I still struggle

in many of the same ways that I

did before. If a new start in a new

city and a new church can’t deal

with the old insecurities and

destructive patterns of

behaviour, how much

less can a resolution

and the year rolling over

change me?

But Jesus says that a

fresh start and change

are not just possible, but

necessary. “You must

be born again,” says

Jesus. But the change

that Jesus envisages

doesn’t come from

trying harder,

‘Jesus says

that a fresh

start and

change are

not just

possible,

but

necessary’

from taking a deep breath and

motivating ourselves once more.

The change that Jesus speaks of

comes not from us, but from what

he has already done. A fresh start

is possible not by changing jobs,

families or cities, but by accepting

the new beginning that Jesus

offers. A past wiped away and a

new future.

The glossy magazines

may offer ‘A New Year

and a New You!’ but

by the time February

rolls around, we realise

we’re still the same,

and nothing has really

changed. So for a

New Year’s Resolution

that can bring lasting

change, why not join the

Christianity Explored

course starting in

January? Come and find out about

the one who really did change

the world and who said he could

change you too.

Duncan Bell

For more details about the

Christianity Explored

course, see page 19

Duncan and

his wife

Rebecca

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This summer saw Yorkshire turn

yellow to welcome the Tour de

France. Brian Zealand was one of

those who took to the streets.

To bring the first two days of

what is considered to be the

world’s most elite classic

cycling race of the year from

France to Yorkshire was the

result of a great promotional drive by

the marketing team.

There are three main classic

events in the annual cycling

calendar, each of three weeks’

duration – Vuelta a Espana (tour of

Spain), Giro d’Italia (tour of Italy)

and the Tour de France. All have

the same ingredients, a time trial,

sprinting and the mountain climbs,

but the Tour de France is the

supreme classic.

Yorkshire had the infrastructure,

spectacular countryside, ideal roads

and an expected turnout of a million

or so people over the two days of

racing to make it an ideal choice by

the Tour Organising Committee.

Cycling has captured the

imagination of the British public ever

since the great success it had in the

London Olympics with riders like Sir

Bradley Wiggins, Chris Froome

and Mark Cavendish. Only the

latter two were competing in

this year’s Tour de France.

So on Saturday July 5, 24

teams (192 riders) set off from

Harewood House in Leeds to race

196km to the finish in Harrogate.

Stage Two was from York

to Sheffield (201km).

People I knew cycled

to outlying parts of the

route to watch the race –

through hilly North Yorkshire, West

Yorkshire, the Holme Moss climb

and into north Sheffield. It then went

towards Attercliffe and the steep

climb of what has now earned its

place on the world cycling

map, namely Jenkin Road,

and finally the sprint finish

to the Arena Stadium.

I positioned myself on

a barrier at the junction of

Saville Street (a 90 degree

left-hand turn) along with numerous

folk, about two hours before the race

was due. The two hours passed

quickly as we were entertained at

intervals by cavalcades of gailycovered

motorised advertising floats

and the accompanying escort of

French and British police motorcycle

outriders. The Tour is certainly ‘big

business’.

Then we heard the approach of

the TV helicopter, and excitement

grew as the lead motorcycle with

flashing lights passed, TV camera

motorcyclists and then a lone rider

(I’m not sure if this was the eventual

winner), slightly ahead of a group

of 20 or 30 riders, followed by the

Commissaire’s car, the team cars,

the peleton (the main bunch of

riders), another trickle of riders and,

finally, the ‘sweep up’ vehicle.

The Italian rider Vincenzo Nibali

won the Sheffield stage and the

coveted Yellow Jersey, and held on

to it to become the overall Tour de

France 2014 winner.

Yorkshire’s great

success, has prompted

the OCI to grant them

their own 2015 three

day tour from May 1-3.

If you have an interest in

cycling, then watch out for it.

Vincenzo

Nibali

celebrates

in Sheffield

Photo:

Welcome to

Yorkshire

Welcoming Le Tour

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Does Christmas

start with

a dodgy jumper?

No!

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Community

Yes, it’s happening again!

Homes across Woodseats will

be lighting up their windows in

the run-up to Christmas.

Our Community Advent

Windows give you the chance to have

a walk each day through December

until Christmas Eve to see the individual

decorated windows as they light up.

This can be done any way you wish;

some people go day by day as they light

up from December 1 or some have a tour

round them all after December 24.

The windows will be lit from 4.30pm to

9pm and your last chance to see them is

Saturday, January 3.

There is no competition this year

but each window will have an angel

somewhere in it for the children (and

you) to find.

Printed on the opposite page is a map

and list of the windows for each day for

you to follow.

We do hope you have a very happy

and peaceful Christmas and that the

windows are part of your enjoyment.

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Advent Windows 2014

Each

window

will have

an angel

somewhere

in it for you

to find

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Abbey Lane

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addresses.

The windows...

1st 56 Abbey Lane (Church House)

2nd 136 Abbey Lane

3rd Abbey Lane School

4th 60a Mitchell Road

5th 8 Moor View Road

6th 14 Linscott Road

7th 121 Holmhirst Road

8th 141 Fraser Road

9th 38 Holmhirst Drive

10th 9 Periwood Grove

11th 10 Cawthorne Close

12th 58 Fraser Crescent

13th

14th

15th

16th

17th

18th

19th

20th

21st

22nd

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Double Six Club

13 Bingham Road

29 Cobnar Road

19 Meadowhead

20 Bromwich Road

15 Booker Road

30 Harbord Road

23 Harbord Road

37 Linden Avenue

46 Linden Avenue

St Chad’s Vicarage, Linden Ave

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As I write, the leaves are

falling; when you read

this, the trees will be

bare.

It’s a time when we

often look back over what the

year has brought us, good or bad.

Does the Bible encourage

retrospection?

Well, Lot’s wife was turned

into a pillar of salt when she

looked back as she escaped from

Sodom; Jesus warned against

looking back once you’ve chosen

to follow him; St Paul wrote about

forgetting the past, to press

forward for the prize God calls us

to receive in Christ; Ecclesiastes

warns against looking back to the

‘good old days’.

Certainly the Bible discourages

us from getting trapped by the

past, by our own misdeeds or

by wrongs we’ve suffered; we’re

encouraged to come to God

for forgiveness and healing.

Wonderfully, God promises to

forget any wrongdoing we admit

to him.

Yet the Bible itself does a

lot of looking back – we find

genealogies tracing ancestors

back to the year dot, and many

passages, Psalms especially,

celebrate God’s mighty acts in

creation and in Israel’s history.

The Bible views history as

God working out his purposes

in interaction with his people,

and sees believers today as

being involved in that continuing

unfolding.

This means that we can know

the God who did such wonders in

the past as our very present help

in times of trouble.

The gospels are very clear

that Jesus stands firmly in this

stream of history: Matthew and

Luke give his genealogy on both

Joseph and Mary’s sides, as well

as details which tell us when

he was born. He is grounded

in history, as well as being the

fulfilment of prophecies made

centuries before his birth.

Furthermore, the Bible assures

us that Jesus is the same

yesterday, today and forever. For

us today – and tomorrow – he is

still the saviour, the healer, the

comforter; he still understands all

our problems and still calls us to

follow him.

I’ve recently re-read the book

of Revelation, which among

other things tells of the final

future purpose of God: an earth

made new and fresh, cleansed of

pollution and disease; an eternity

without death, sorrow or pain; the

promise of meeting Jesus face to

face.

Biblically, history isn’t an

endless cycle of wars and

catastrophes; it’s moving towards

a conclusion.

If we put our trust in Jesus we’ll

find our past, our present and

our future are all securely in his

hands.

Ken Goodier

Bible references: Genesis 19:12-26.

Ecclesiastes 7:10. Psalms 25:6,7;

46:1; 105; 106. Luke 9:62. Philippians

3:13,14. Hebrews 13:8; 14:14-16.

Revelation 21:1-5; 22:1-5.

The Past, Present and Future

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Services at St Chad’s

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

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Service


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a sermon & hymns

● Includes Holy Communion, sermon hymns

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● • 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

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in style

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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

January Sunday,

Ash 18, Wednesday 7.15-8pm

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Service

Ash Wednesday, March Service 9 at 7.30pm

Ash at 8pm

Service

• To be held on Monday June 20 and Monday July

• An evening service of prayer and contemplation

• A contemplative and meditative form of worship

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

Wednesday, March 9 at 7.30pm

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You are invited to...

Christmas

at St Chad’s

Sunday December 7

Christingle Service at 4pm

A service with Christingles especially for children

Sunday December 14

Carols by Candlelight at 6pm

A traditional service with music and readings

Christmas Eve

Pre-School Nativity at 10.30am

A fun interactive service for younger children

Crib Service at 4pm

Family service especially for children

Midnight Communion at 11.30pm

Traditional service

Christmas Day

Family Worship at 10am

A celebration for all ages

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Leading in Song

I’ve sung in choirs since I

was 10 years old, as well as

learning to play the piano

since the age of five.

The organist at my first

church took me under her wing

to learn to play the organ when I

was in my 20s, and when she died

a few years later I’d sufficiently

mastered this to be able to take

over from her. This didn’t last

long though, because I moved

out of the area due to my first job

and I was soon sharing the organ

duties at my new church (St Paul’s,

Norton Lees).

In my mid-30s I started Sunday

Best, a small chamber choir which

meets, as its name suggests,

on Sunday evenings and is

still going strong; I also met my

wife Karen when she joined this

group. Ten years later I started

the Library Singers while based

in the Sheffield Central Library

supporting their IT system, and

this group is also still operating.

However, with only one full-time

worker still with us, most of

the others having retired, we

don’t meet every week due to a

lack of numbers; retirement is

clearly a busy time for singers!

Leading the worship at

St Paul’s had worn me out

mentally, so when Karen

and I moved to St Chad’s I

didn’t offer any help with the

music, and the first year was

lovely - I regained my desire

to worship. Gradually I got

back into it, and now I’m the

organist here. It’s about a

year since I took over from

Mike Bland, and I’ve very

much appreciated the lovely

comments that I’ve had

from a lot of people. No

new people have joined the

choir in this time, but no-one has

left either so at least we’re a stable

group.

This is my first Christmas in

charge of the music and I’m aiming

for variety in the carols that we’re

going to sing from the choir stalls

on December 14. Hopefully a lot

of people will augment the choir

for this occasion, especially men! I

won’t tell you what the five carols

will be, but I will say this – I don’t

intend to play any of them on the

organ!

To enjoy being in a choir that

someone else was leading and

organising, I joined the Dore

Male Voice Choir in the summer.

Word soon gets round though,

and I recently played the piano

for a rehearsal when the other

two pianists were unavailable. It

seems as if I can’t escape my

calling…

Simon Kilner

Sunday

December 14

Carols by

Candlelight

at 6pm

A traditional

carol service

with music

and readings

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St Chad’s Church

Tuesdays, from January 20

at 7.30pm

Christianity Explored gives you time and space to consider the

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You don’t need to know anything about the Bible.

You won’t be asked to read aloud, pray or sing.

You can ask any question you want, or just listen.

This seven-week course starts on Tuesday, January 20 at

7.30pm at St Chad’s Church, 9 Linden Avenue. We’ll have a meal

together, listen to a talk and have some discussion time.

Contact office@stchads.org to book your place.

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On September 18, Scots voted in

a referendum to decide whether

Scotland should remain in the

United Kingdom, deciding, by

a margin of 55% to 45% to

reject independence. My wife Ruth and

I travelled to Scotland the day after the

referendum, to begin fellowships at the

University of Edinburgh, and experienced

the atmosphere in the immediate

aftermath of the ballot.

The result was close. If just one in

20 voters had switched their vote, the

decision would have gone the other way.

I spent the afternoon in the first week

with an old friend, a long-standing SNP

voter and ‘yes’ activist, and he was really

gutted that his side came so close –

fighting what he thought was an effective

campaign, yet falling short of the majority

required. Others I met on the ‘no’ side

were palpably relieved. The referendum

question was one that touched deeply

and sincerely-held beliefs on both sides.

With the referendum over, a key theme

was reconciliation. Committed partisans

on different sides now have to live, work

and get on with one another. A service of

unity and common purpose was held in

Edinburgh’s historic St Giles’ Cathedral

on September 21, and a number of other

religious and civic ceremonies were

held with reconciliation in mind. To this

casual observer, it seems that a degree

of unity and common purpose has been

achieved, and there are a number of

reasons for this.

A key reason is that all sides seemed

to have recognised the legitimacy of

the process, and the way in which the

referendum was carried out was in

many ways exemplary. The question

on the ballot was a clear one – “Should

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Scotland’s future

Scotland be an independent country?”.

Turnout was high – more than 90%

of those eligible voted – following

what appears to be a successful voter

registration drive. Moreover, there seems

to have been a rough parity of resources

on the part of both the ‘yes’ and ‘no’

camps.

One complaint about process by the

‘yes’ campaign, which seems in my

view to be well-founded, if less serious

than some make out, is the last-minute

promises of greater devolution made by

the ‘no’ campaign. This, some argue, is

a breach of the constitutional convention

of ‘purdah’, according to which special

care should be taken to avoid significant

policy announcement within three weeks

of an election. Critics argue that the

‘yes’ campaign had many months to

set out their vision for the union, and to

make last-minute promises as the polls

tightened went against the spirit of this

convention.

On a more positive note, many were

impressed by the engagement of

young people, with 16 to 17 year olds

allowed to vote. The engagement of

young people was reputed to be quite

exemplary (at the time of writing,

figures on the turnout among this

age group were not available).

Sadly, some in this group, having

become engaged in politics,

will find themselves unable

to vote in the 2015 general

election, unless changes are

made to UK electoral law.

Also indicative of a renewed

engagement in politics

among Scots is the number

of people who joined

political parties (the key beneficiary so

far seems to be the SNP who claim

42,000 new members). A key for all

political parties will be how to sustain this

energy.

The result was clearly no endorsement

of the status quo. Scottish independence

may be off the agenda for the time being,

but clearly there now needs to be a

debate on Scotland’s place within the

Union. The day after the referendum, the

Prime Minister appointed Lord Smith of

Kelvin to chair a commission to develop

proposals for strengthening the powers

of the Scottish Parliament. It is to be

hoped that it will develop as a forum to

engage the energies that Scots have

shown during the referendum, and will a

further agent of reconciliation.

Lindsay Stirton

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Obituaries for the famous

seemed to have arrived

thick and fast during 2014.

Some movie greats like

Richard Attenborough,

Robin Williams, Bob Hoskins and

Philip Seymour Hoffmann left

us with a wonderful legacy on

celluloid (or the digital equivalent);

and there was also Maya Angelou,

who had a huge influence on the

Civil Rights movement in the USA.

However, I would like to

comment on two men who, both

aged 88, died this year. Rev Ian

Paisley and Tony Benn were as

different, in terms of both politics

and religion, as you can get.

Nevertheless, they both had a

great effect on this country.

Ian Paisley was a Protestant

Evangelical minister from 1946.

In 1951 he formed the Free

Presbyterian Church in Northern

Ireland. He was anti-Nationalist

and anti-Catholic and became MP

for North Antrim in 1970, forming

the Democratic Unionist Party

(DUP) in 1971. He was responsible

for creating “Ulster Resistance”

and opposed all attempts to create

peace, even shunning the Good

Friday agreement in 1998.

However, following a change

of heart and the signing of the St

Andrew’s agreement in 2007, the

DUP agreed to share power with

Sinn Fein. Amazingly, Paisley

not only worked alongside Martin

McGuiness, a former officer in

the IRA, but they became great

friends. After his death, many

people spoke of the other face

of Ian Paisley – spiritual, familyoriented

and always ready to help.

Tony Benn, who had to

rid himself of the title

Viscount before he

could remain in the

House of Commons, was at the

other end of the political spectrum

from Paisley. He supported Sinn

Fein and wanted the unification

of Ireland. He was anti-monarchy,

very left-wing and supported

the miners’ strike in 1984. Benn

rose to cabinet level during the

time of Harold Wilson and James

Callaghan and even came close

to leading Labour, but became,

perhaps, more and more to the

left and ended up as a kind of

“wise old owl” touring theatres and

writing detailed memoirs based on

his prolific diaries.

He was an MP for 47 years and

influenced many politicians and

thinkers who came after him. He

upset Margaret Thatcher when

he criticised the Falklands War.

She told Benn that he wouldn’t be

standing where he was if others

hadn’t fought for freedom, not

realising that he had seen service

in World War Two. Benn was an

expert on Parliamentary procedure

and he always showed honesty,

lacking in many politicians – maybe

this is why he was never Leader.

So here we have two very

different characters who left us

in 2014, both of whom, however,

left a great legacy, and, in their

different ways, became champions

of peace.

David Manning

Farewell to ‘Champions of Peace’

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Our church services are based on the Book of Common Prayer

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Christmas can be a very

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Book Review

The Complaints

by Ian Rankin

This book

is a slight

diversion

from Ian

Rankin’s

very popular

Rebus series

– Rebus having

previously hung

up his handcuffs.

As I have

enjoyed many of the

Rebus detective stories I was hoping I

wouldn’t be disappointed.

The Complaints is, however, of a

similar theme with Malcolm Fox being the

slightly maverick detective working in the

Complaints and Conducts Department.

The storyline begins with the successful

investigation into Detective Glen Heaton,

suspected of corruption.

Malcolm Fox is then given the task of

investigating another officer, Jamie Breck,

who is believed to be involved in child

pornography.

The story takes a turn as Fox becomes

personally involved when his sister’s partner

is found murdered. Fox himself becomes

the focus of investigation and is suspended

from duties. He forms an alliance and then

friendship with Jamie Breck as they try to

root out the bad apples, finding corruption

at many levels.

I will certainly be following more

adventures of Malcolm Fox as I did enjoy

the book and found it a good read with

twists and turns and a smattering of one line

quips.

Margaret Mosforth,

St Chad’s Third Age Book Club

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Registers 2014

Baptisms

September

14 Lucy Victoria Price

21 Katy Rose Hannah Brooksbank

Laura Niamh Ladhams

Confirmations

September

29 David Green

Katy Rose Hannah Brooksbank

Dawn Mosley

Christine Brown

Funerals

October

8 Gladys Bower (102)

17 Roy Wright (84)

Births, weddings

and funerals

You don’t have to be a churchgoer to

have a wedding in church or be

‘religious’ to have a dignified 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 office. 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 the church office on 0114 274

5086 if you are interested in attending.

Elsie Mabbott

Former Sunday school teacher Elsie Mabbott

died in Greece earlier this year.

Mrs Mabbott, who lived in Sheffield

until 1984, taught at St Chad’s for nine

years and had been a youth leader at

St George’s Church, Walkley, before

volunteering at St Chad’s Youth Club. She

had also worked at St Luke’s Hospice.

Mrs Mabbott was talented in handicrafts,

dressmaking and knitting.

After becoming a widow, she decided

to move to Greece to be close to her

daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren.

A service was held at the Anglican

Church in Athens.

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a room to hold your

party or meeting?

St Chad’s Church has

two rooms available for

hire at 56 Abbey Lane

Call 0114 274 5086 for details

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Contacts @ St Chad’s

CHURCH OFFICE 9 Linden Avenue 274 5086

S8 0GA

Term time office hours:

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

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

Church Office Administrator

Helen Reynolds

email: office@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

Youth Worker Nick Seaman 274 5086

email: nick@stchads.org

Besom in Sheffield

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

Buildings Manager Malcolm Smith 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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