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

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to over 5,000 homes in S8.

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I

wonder whether you are a fan of a good

murder-mystery book. There certainly is

a big enough market for crime thrillers,

with new authors appearing all the time

and the well established classics - Agatha

Christie, Ruth Rendell, P.D. James and the

like - never going out of print. On television

programmes such as Midsomer Murders, Lewis

and Grantchester have been supplemented

by a whole new genre of Nordic Noir, with its

convoluted and fascinating plots constantly

leading the transfi xed viewers into blind alleys

and dead ends.

i have an untested theory that our fascination with

the mysterious has increased with our knowledge of the

world around us. Our ancestors found the mysterious

worrying with the unknown needing to be placated by

religion or superstition. Lightning was warded off by

the ringing of church bells, the interiors of woodland or

moorland were places haunted by faeries and goblins

where foul deeds were performed and the normal rules

of the world temporarily suspended.

The development of cities, gas lighting and empirical science pushed many

of these fantasies to the margins of life - not extinguished, but no longer part

of everyday folklore. Fearful fireside stories were supplanted by the crime and

detective fi ction that flourished in the Nineteenth Century with Wilkie Collins and

Arthur Conan Doyle, followed by the paranormal fiction writing of M.R. James.

Things which were once terrifying could now be safely regarded through the pages

of a book in your well-lit living room. Mystery had become domesticated. We enjoy

our murder mysteries, because the mystery almost always gets solved.

And yet i wonder whether we humans need a certain amount of mystery in our

lives. To the child, mystery is everywhere. Only as they grow up are they taught to

suspect the truth of anything that cannot be measured, bottled or formulated. There

are no desert islands filled with strange creatures left to discover; imagination is

cherished in the child yet discarded by the adult.

The writer of the book of the Biblical book of Proverbs, writing in a pre-scientific

age, said that there were four things that were too amazing for them to understand:

the way of an eagle in the sky, the way of a snake on a rock, the way of a ship on

the sea and the way of a man with a young woman. This was someone who was

still enchanted by the unfathomableness of the world in which he lived -

a world in which eagles soared high, snakes basked in the sun, ships

braved the treacherous ocean and in which men and women fell in

love. Do we feel the same thrill?

Sometimes mystery isn’t just a puzzle to be solved, it’s a marvel

to be wondered at. We understand so much more about our

world than our ancestors did, but perhaps we’ve lost a little bit of

the wonder as well. We need to be re-enchanted by the wonder of

life and by God who is at the heart of the mystery.

Rev Toby Hole, Vicar,

St Chad’s Church, Woodseats

February/March 2015

Mysterious Ways

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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 for more

details.

February 6 and 20

Story Time

Greenhill Library

10-10.45am

Stories and craft for pre-schoolers.

Children must be accompanied

by a parent or carer. Suggested

donation £1.

February 9

Fun Time

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.

Suggested donation £1.

February 21

Book Sale

36 Crawshaw Grove, Beauchief

10am-12pm

Good quality second-hand books

for sale in aid of the Alzheimer’s

Society. Donations of good

condition paperback novels or

biographies are welcome (but not

larger books due to space).

February 17 to 21

Gaslight

Ecclesall Parish Halls

7.30pm

Ecclesall Theatre Company

presents Gaslight by Patrick

Hamilton.

February 19

February Farm Fun

Whirlow Hall Farm

11am-3pm

Meet All Critters Great and Small

and exotic animals including

snakes, skunks, meerkats, a giant

rabbit and hairless rats. Free craft

activities for children throughout

the day and the chance to meet

new-born lambs.

Admission: Children £3 (under

twos free), adults £2.50; family

(two adults and two children) £10.

March 6 and 20

Story Time

Greenhill Library

10-10.45am

Stories and craft for pre-schoolers.

Children must be accompanied

by a parent or carer. Suggested

donation £1.

March 7

Abbeydale Singers Charity

Concert

St Andrew’s, Psalter Lane

7.30pm

The Abbeydale Singers present

a concert in aid of Bluebell Wood

Children’s Hospice.

March 8 and 22

Abbeydale Miniature Railway

Abbeydale Road South

1-5pm

The regular open days start for

2015.

March 9

Fun Time

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.

Suggested donation £1.

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

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Gardens

9.30am

Friends of Whinfell Quarry Gardens

February

working day

5

– general maintenance

Book

and gardening

Sale

work. Volunteers

36 meet Crawshaw at the main Grove, gates Beauchief to the

10am-12pm gardens, 9.30am.

Good quality second-hand books

for March sale in 14aid of the Alzheimer‟s

Society. Escafeld Donations Chorale of in paperback Concert

novels Holy Trinity or biographies Church, Millhouses in good

condition 7.30pm are welcome (but not

larger A programme books due of to music space by Haydn,

limitations). including his Nelson Mass, Insane,

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Free Environmental Activities

Millhouses March 21Park

10.30am-12.30pm

Beethoven, Beethoven,

Obstacle Beethoven! course and stream

dipping

Ecclesall

activities

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Church

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olds.

7.30pm

Call 0114 263 4335.

10.30am-12.30pm

Nature quiz trail, stream dipping

and Hallam bug Sinfonia hunting activities presents for 8 - 13

year Beethoven’s olds. Egmont Overture,

Piano Call Concerto 0114 235 no.4 6348. (G Major)

and Symphony no.7 (A Major) with

February pianist Tim 20 Horton.

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Greenhil March 28Park

10am-2pm Book Sale

Rediscover 36 Crawshaw your Grove, cycling Beauchief skills in

Greenhill 10am-12pm Park. The rangers will

provide Good quality a bike, second-hand helmet books

instruction. for sale aid Meet of the at the Alzheimer’s Bowls

Pavilion, Society. Greenhill Donations Park. of good

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‘Solving’ the World’s

Mysteries

The dictionary describes a

mystery as “something which

is diffi cult or impossible

to understand or explain”.

Advances in technology and

science have meant that now a great

many hitherto unexplained things can no

longer be considered mysterious.

For instance, take the case of the

Marie Celeste. In December 1872, this

“ghost” ship was found sailing in the

Atlantic, mysteriously abandoned. There

have been countless attempts to explain

why. However, one man has spent

years researching. The ship left New

York with barrels of grain alcohol, bound

for Italy. It encountered severe gales

as they approached the Azores. The

captain decided to take shelter close to

an island so that the crew could eat and

rest, after which he gave orders

to set sail again. Then a

seaquake occurred with

terrifying consequences

– the barrels split

open, embers from

the cooking stove

shot into the air and

the crew, fearing

explosions, hastily

launched their small

“lifeboat”. However, in

their fear and panic, they

forgot to tie the line to the

ship. They could only watch as

it sailed away. The crew never caught

up with it and, several months later, fi ve

decomposed bodies were found off the

Spanish shore. Mystery solved? ….. or

just another theory?

The Bermuda Triangle – now that’s

another mystery. Or is it? This area

between Florida, Puerto Rico and

the Bahamas has

seen the unexplained

disappearance of

hundreds of ships and

planes. Now more is

known about marine

geography. Large

deposits of methane gas

in the sea bed can suddenly

erupt causing ships to sink like

stones in a pond, and planes to burn

and disintegrate; electronic “fog” can

suddenly appear, causing instruments

to malfunction; violent storms can

suddenly materialize without warning,

and waterspouts can literally swallow up

ships; the Gulf Stream’s powerful currents

can destroy vessels, leaving no trace of

them. Mystery solved again? ….. or not?

Prof Brian Cox recently stated that

the chance of finding life, as we know it,

elsewhere in space, is infi nitesimally small.

A planet would have to have the same, or

similar, components as ours, its own similar

sized moon as ours, and a whole host of

other conditions. It must be disappointing

for those who believe that they have been

visited, or even abducted, by little green

men with funny voices, but research so

far has proved that aliens only exist in

the imagination. Sadly the same is true

for those who have “seen” the Loch Ness

Monster and the Yeti. We all question

why certain things are as they are, but

just remember the Johnny Cash lyrics,

“There are more questions than answers”.

Doubtless, it will always be that way!

Chris Laude

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Have you heard the

expression: ‘hire a

teenager while they

still know everything’?

i can remember

being a teenager myself when

everything seemed black-andwhite

and all adults were stupid

– such arrogance I had! Now

approaching my mid-40s this

arrogance has been gradually

replaced by a growing

realisation of how

little I actually know

and understand.

Having studied at

the School of Hard

knocks and being an

undergraduate of the

University of Life, i

have discovered that

there are many things

in life that really are

mysteries – such as:

why is the hair on my

head rapidly receding

and thinning, and yet there is an

abundance growing out of my

ears and nose? (Sorry for that

unpleasant image!)

The Magic Circle is a British

organisation founded in London

in 1905, dedicated to promoting

and advancing the art of magic.

Its motto is the Latin: indocilis

privata loqui, which roughly

translates as ‘not apt to disclose

secrets’; members give their word

not to wilfully disclose their magic

secrets. However, our English

word mystery is derived from the

ancient Greek word mysterion,

which means: a secret, something

hidden that will be revealed. This

same word occurs 27 times in the

New Testament of the Holy Bible.

The meaning of mysterion

gives me some hope – that

something hidden will be

revealed, and not kept from me.

One of the mysteries of God

is the Trinity – God the Father,

God the Son (Jesus Christ), and

God the Holy Spirit. Some have

misunderstood this to mean that

Christians have three Gods.

Others have mistaken this to

mean that Christians have one

God, but who appears at different

times in different modes, or

personas, in the same

‘One of the

mysteries

of God is the

Trinity – God

the Father,

God the

Son (Jesus

Christ), and

God the Holy

Spirit’

way that an actor may

put on different masks.

‘But the Trinity is not in

the Bible!’ some may

argue. True – the word

‘trinity’ is not in the

Bible, but neither is the

word ‘potato’, and we

all know that potatoes

exist! So what are

we to make of this

mystery that Christians

proclaim that God

is three-in-one, One

God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit?

The approach of St Augustine of

Hippo was: ‘si comprehendus non

est Deum’ (which means: if you

can get your mind around it, it’s

not God). As much as I like this

approach, I like this even more:

in his book “A Year at St Yorick’s”

Adrian Plass writes: “Frank lit his

pipe and said ‘You know, there

are four things I like about the

Trinity. First, I love having a father

in God. Second, I love having

a friend and brother in Jesus.

Third, I love having a comforter

and guide in the Holy Spirit. And

fourth, I love the fact that it’s a

mystery. God in three Persons.

Three Persons – One God. It’s a

mystery and I love it. Why would

I want to spoil things by trying to

explain it?’”

Daren Craddock

Mysteries of God

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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Mystery plays (from the

Latin misterium meaning

occupation) and miracle

plays (sometimes

distinguished as two different

forms, although the terms are often used

interchangeably) are among the earliest

formally developed plays in medieval

Europe.

Medieval mystery plays focused on the

representation of Bible stories in churches

as tableaux. They reached the height of

their popularity in the 15th century before

being rendered obsolete by the rise of

professional theatre.

The name derives from ‘mystery’ used in

its sense of ‘miracle’, but an occasionally

quoted derivation is from ministerium,

meaning craft, and so the ‘mysteries’ or

plays were performed by the craft guilds.

As early as the fi fth century living

tableaux were introduced into sacred

services.

As these liturgical dramas increased

A scene from the 2013 Chester Mystery Play

in popularity, vernacular forms

emerged, as travelling companies

of actors and theatrical productions

organised by local communities

became more common in the later

Middle Ages.

There are four complete or

nearly complete extant English

Biblical collections of plays. The

most complete is the York Cycle of

48 pageants. The Chester cycle

of 24 pageants, are now generally

agreed to be an Elizabethan

reconstruction of older medieval

traditions. Others survive in this

country and several cyclical

plays survive from continental

Europe.

The Chester Mystery Plays

were originally performed inside the

churches and, from the 14th century,

they were produced by Crafts Guilds and

performed in the open streets and market

places on pageant carts. The mounting

of the plays in the nave of

Chester Cathedral in 2013

was the first time in hundreds

of years that they had been

performed inside a church,

and it was the first time they

had ever been produced

inside the cathedral nave

itself. Performed by local

people, both scripts and

performances changed each

year to remain current and

have popular appeal.

The production of the

plays, so important to

the local community, was

suppressed during the

Reformation and the last

recorded performance

Chester Mystery Plays tapestry quilt

prior to the 20th century revival was in

1575. The Chester plays were revived

in 1951, as part of the Festival of Britain

celebrations. A full scale production has

been produced more or less every five

years since, the last one being in 2013.

Individual companies of Chester Guilds

adopted the individual plays. For example,

the Grocers, Bakers and Millers performed

The Last Supper, and the Ironmongers

undertook The Crucifixion while The

Tanners undertook The Fall of Lucifer.

Twenty-three of these ancient company

guilds survive in Chester today.

Nowadays a large committee organises

the festival of plays in Chester, performed

by the people of Chester. The next full

production is arranged for 27 June - 14

July 2018 at Chester Cathedral. If you

click onto www.chestermysteryplays.com

you can find out how to book for 2018.

David Manning

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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Exploring our Country’s

Mysteries in Stone

Stonehenge is arguably the

most mysterious prehistoric

monument in Britain. Even after

centuries of research no-one

really knows when, how or why

it was built or what its purpose was.

Built in several stages, its construction

began around 3000BC and work

continued until about 1600BC.

There are many theories as to its

purpose but the answer remains

shrouded in mystery. Some believe it

was a temple for worship, others that it

was a place for ritual sacrifi ce and yet

others that it was a site where healing

took place.

Certainly it is an extremely accurate

calendar marking the winter and summer

solstices and recent research has

revealed prehistoric pits that seem to

line up with the constellations. Whatever

the purpose, Stonehenge was an

outstanding achievement and Stone Age

people were far more clever than we like

to admit today.

The massive sandstone slabs known

as Sarsens weigh between 25 and

45 tonnes and must have been rolled

on logs from the Marlborough Downs.

More remarkable is the fact that the

stones called Bluestones were somehow

transported from the Prescelly Hills in

Wales. The stones were shaped on

arrival and fi tted together with tongue

and groove joints measured so precisely

they are still standing after 5,000 years.

Around ten miles away stands another

outstanding achievement in stone,

Salisbury Cathedral, which soars 404ft

above the ground on foundations just

four feet deep. Consecrated in 1258, it

was never intended to have a spire and

had a stumpy little tower like Winchester.

The famous spire was added sometime

in the 14th century.

The building is surely a sermon in

stone. It bears an ‘impossible’ weight it

was never designed for; so much so that

some of the pillars have been splayed

apart and special arches have been

constructed to strengthen the tower. It

has somehow survived the reformation,

the Civil War and being ripped apart

by three major lightning strikes. It also

Salisbury Cathedral

escaped Victorian ‘Beautifi cation’ and

World War Two bombs and yet it bears

its burdens lightly as it stands today as it

did 700 years ago, serene and ethereal.

Though the stonework bears evidence

of the passing centuries and reveals

the scars of aging and battling with the

elements, it has developed a living colour

created by lichens and mosses which

changes from green, through honeygold

to grey with the seasons and the

changing light.

Like Stonehenge, Salisbury Cathedral

stands as a landmark, a beacon, drawing

tourists and pilgrims from far and wide.

Many have been encaptured by the

cathedral and many have participated

in an unbroken round of worship since

1225; many have worked to build it

and many more to maintain it for future

generations.

In 1909 a traveller wrote about the

effect the cathedral had on him:

“One marvels at a building so vast in

size which yet produces the effect of

a palace in fairyland, or of a cathedral

not built with hands but brought into

existence by a miracle. I begin to think it

is not safe to stay in that place too long,

lest it should compel me to stay there

always, or cause me to feel dissatisfi ed

and homesick when away.”

WH Hudson from A Foot In England 1909

Sylvia Bennett

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18, 7.15-8pm

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

Monday to Thursday at 5pm

Monday to Thursday at 5pm

Evening Prayers

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- February 24 and March 24

Prayer Sunday, and February Praise 13 at 7.30pm

Prayer

Sunday, 18, 7.15-8pm

and Praise

February 13 at 7.30pm

Sunday, February 13 at 7.30pm

Ash • A Wednesday contemplative and Service meditative form of worship

Ash Wednesday - February 18

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When Todd Alexander is not

cutting his wife in half, he

likes to make celebrities

disappear or vicars fl oat

across the room. Since

he was fi ve years old, Todd has been

entertaining everyone from classmates

to TV audiences with his amazing

illusions. Whether he’s walking on

broken glass, predicting newspaper

headlines two weeks in advance or

escaping from police handcuffs, Todd,

always leaves his audience amazed.

But while this young illusionist (he

never calls himself a magician) from

Sheffi eld, performs his incredible feats,

the aim is not simply to entertain. “I

believe God has given me a message

to deliver” he says, “I want people to

experience great night of illusion but

I also want people to consider what’s

real.”

As well as performing across the Uk

and at venues such as The London

Palladium, it was a BBC appearance

on Songs on Praise that helped make

Todd more widely known.

“I was interviewed by Aled Jones

for the Songs of Praise programme

about my Christian faith and whether

Christians should perform illusions”.

All went fi ne apart until a request

was made to saw Aled in half! Todd

explains “I remember only having a

short amount of time to prepare the

illusion and when we performed it for

the cameras, the saw (which was real!)

ended up being a little too close for

comfort to Aled – it very nearly gave

a whole new meaning to the director

shouting ‘cut!’.

“Another time, I levitated a vicar

much to the delight of his congregation.

My wife sometimes helps me out by

letting me push a sword through her

head. Despite that, we have a happy

and blessed marriage.”

Todd knows magicians are often

associated with the supernatural and

charms. However, he is quick to explain

his illusions are achieved by entirely

natural means without camera tricks,

or spells of any kind. He says: “The

dictionary gives two meanings to the

word magic. The fi rst defi nition is ‘The

pretended art of producing effects or

controlling events by charms, spells,

and rituals supposed to govern certain

natural or supernatural forces, sorcery

and witchcraft. These practices are

all condemned by God in the Bible.

Whether these practices are claimed

to be used for good or not makes no

difference, they are still condemned as

an abomination to God.

“The second defi nition in the

dictionary is for theatrical magic: ‘The

art of producing baffl ing effects or

illusions by sleight of hand, concealed

apparatus and so on. This defi nition

describes what an illusionist like myself

does. All of the effects are produced

by entirely natural means and this is

completely different to what the Bible

is referring to when it speaks of

‘magic’.

Todd loves performing in

churches and at youth groups and

schools with his fl agship outreach

event called Reality Check.

“I believe God has given me a

gift to present the Christian

message in a relevant and

exciting way, to people who

would otherwise be unlikely

to hear it. When I perform a

show, churches will invite local people

to come along. Reality Check features

a combination of apparent mind

reading, metal bending and many other

seemingly impossible illusions.

“From the outset the show explores

the theme of what’s real and what’s

illusion. I encourage the audience to

consider the claims that people make,

particularly relating to the supernatural

realm and whether those people

and their claims can be trusted. This

naturally leads to talking about being

a Christian Illusionist and whether the

Christian claims are true.

“I don’t see any harm in spreading the

Gospel in an entertaining and creative

way.”

For more information on Todd’s

ministry, go to: www.illusion2reality.

org and for illusion news go to: www.

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Jesus to the people of China via

illegal house churches. This gentle

true man brought many people into a

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the „Public Security Bureau‟. He

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and came themselves into a deep and

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of a high security prison

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knitters – and helped to raise

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lit up faithfulness their never leaving him or his

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and windows family to cope alone. We will

fantastic

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Thanks go to all those

go to the visiting crafters and

s commented on the who Sian took Mann part.

everyone who helped make it

so brilliant!”

CALL IN FOR A CUPPA

At Church House

(56 Abbey Lane)

10am to 12 noon

On the last Saturday of each month.

Bring & Buy (new items)

Handicrafts Home Baking

Scouts, February Cubs 21 and Beavers

Half-term from St Environmental

Chad’s braved the

Activities elements and helped families

Meersbrook say farewell Park Walled to their Garden

10.30am-12.30pm

Christmas trees.

Despite strong winds

Make bird feeders, bird boxes and

and rain, the annual

bird ID. Activities

event, on

for

January

8-13 year

10,

olds.

Call 0114 saw 263 a huge 4335. number of

trees shredded outside

February Abbey 27 Lane Primary

Wild Designs: School. Pyrography

Ecclesall Woods People Sawmill brought their

11am-2pm trees from a wide area

Learn how and to helped create boost designs St in

wood using Chad’s a pyrograph Scouts’ funds. (heated

needle). Booking is essential.

Call 0114 283 9195.

glue and a bag of junk, build a

boat and race it on Millhouses

lake. Meet at Millhouses Park

Cafe. Booking is essential.

Call 0114 283 9195.

March 20

Step Out from Greenhill Park

Greenhill Park

10am

Join the rangers on an

exploration of the footpaths from

the park into the countryside.

Meet at the Bowls Pavilion.

Call 0114 283 9195.

March 27

Grass Sledging

Meersbrook Park

11am-1pm

Sledge the slopes of Meersbrook

Park with the rangers.

Call 0114 283 9195.

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Unlocking the Mystery of Fingerprints

fingerprint

found on

‘Killer’s

knife’ screams

the headline. But

to many of us, the matching

of fingerprints remains a

mystery.

So how can a criminal be

caught from the pattern of

ridges on your fingers?

After a crime, a Scenes of

Crime Officer will come to

look for fingerprints. While

many different techniques

are now available to show

hidden (‘latent’) fingerprints,

the common and traditional way is to

dust with fine powder.

Fingerprints are left behind when

someone touches a surface by the

grease, oil and sweat that is always on

our skin.

Fingerprints are recorded and scanned

before being matched by a computer

system. Matches that the computer

Duncan’s fingerprints

Fingerprints are left on everything we touch

system suggests are always checked

by experts. Of course, a criminal can

only be caught if their fingerprints have

already been taken for something else,

but most people who commit crimes

have been in trouble with the police

before.

Fingerprints are matched by looking

at the pattern of the ridges, and seeing

where the ridges join up, or

where ridges stop. These

features are known as minutiae,

and it is these marks which

provide the unique signature of

a fingerprint. There are many

different patterns of fingerprints,

but the main groups are ‘whorls’,

where the ridges go all the

way around in a circle, ‘loops’

which loop all the way back on

themselves, but don’t go around

in a full circle, and ‘arches’ which

simply have a small bump in the

pattern of the fingerprint.

How do we know that everyone

has different fingerprints? The

surprising answer to this question is that

we don’t! No-one has ever proven the

individuality of fingerprints, but no-one

has ever discovered two people with

the same fingerprints. Even identical

twins have slightly different fingerprints

– different positions that the babies lie

in the womb affects how the fingerprints

develop.

Crime scenes rarely provide complete

fingerprints. Often just a fragment of a

fingerprint can be seen, and the question

remains a debated one in courts and in

academia of how much of a fingerprint

must we see in order to be confident that

we can say that it is a match.

Why do fingerprints still catch people?

It surprises people that so many

criminals are still caught by fingerprint

data. One might think that criminals

would all wear gloves, and many do.

However, many crimes are still crimes

of opportunity, and the criminals may

not have gloves with them. Furthermore,

crimes of passion are seldom properly

prepared for.

Many of us are aware of DNA

testing, and the advances that that has

brought. Why, therefore, is traditional

fingerprinting still so important to the

police? The simple answer is that

developing DNA evidence is complex

and expensive, and people often leave

fingerprint evidence behind when they

leave very little DNA evidence. There is

very much still a place for both.

Have a look at your fingerprints, and

see if you can identify what types you

have.

“You created every part of me; you

put me together in my mother’s womb.”

Psalm 139:13

Duncan Bell

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With few resources

Sian Mann

Views of an Undercover Worshipper

You may have recently read of the

holiday couple who stayed at the

Broadway Hotel in Blackpool and

posted a rather damning review

on Trip Advisor of “a rotten,

stinking hovel”. The hotel initially fi ned

them £100 for the insult until a wave of

public protest and the realisation that the

fi ne was legally unenforceable, resulted

in them apologising and refunding the

money.

These days we can review almost

anything online from restaurants, to

books, to movies, to university courses.

A waiter is now rude to her customers at

her peril. It could be on the internet within

moments.

One of the very earliest websites

to conduct online reviews was www.

shipoffools.com. Since 1998 Ship of

Fools has been reviewing churches.

Taking their cue from the well known

mystery shopper technique, they asked

regular contributors to their website to

become a Mystery Worshipper. The

Mystery Worshippers travel incognito

around churches in both the UK and

worldwide and, having experienced a

usual Sunday service, will then go on to

post a review online.

These are occasionally derogatory,

usually very honest and almost always

entertaining. If you want to see the full

diversity of church life in Britain then

spend 30 minutes browsing some of the

reviews.

St Chad’s has not yet welcomed

a mystery worshipper, but plenty of

Sheffi eld churches have. A selection of

comments (anonymised!) are as follows:

One of the friendliest

churches that I have been in

Clapping broke out

fervently during most

choruses… the singing

was almost inaudible

The most blasé sermon

I have ever heard

The singers

voices fell

short of

angelic

I stood there

feeling

ignored

for several

minutes

I would

like to be

part of a

community

as caring

and busy

and

welcoming

as this

What is striking is how much

importance mystery worshippers put on

being welcomed. The sermon and the

music may be top rate, but if no-one

says hello to them after the service, the

church’s marks suffer accordingly. On

the other hand the preacher may be

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weak and the singing tuneless but if the

welcome was genuine and warm, so the

review will be mostly positive.

Often people think that it’s the vicar

who makes all the difference to a church

‘Mystery

Worshippers

travel

incognito

around

churches in

the UK and

worldwide

and then

post a review

on-line.

- a good preacher

or a good leader

will surely pull the

crowds in. But it

seems that, whilst

it’s certainly no bad

thing to perform well

in the pulpit, the real

proof of the pudding

lies in the warmth

of welcome that a

congregation gives

to the stranger.

And that is exactly

how it should be.

The church is no more and no less than

the people who worship there week in

and week out, and it is on all of us who

call ourselves Christians that the church

should be judged.

I suppose one day St Chad’s turn will

come to host the Mystery Worshipper. I

hope that when that happens they will

fi nd the worship, the preaching and

the welcome inspiring. But I hope that

is the same for everyone who comes

unannounced into the church on a

Sunday morning. Why not try it, and tell

me what you think! (And I promise that I

won’t fi ne anyone for bad reviews).

Toby Hole

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The Key

by Simon Toyne

The fate of Man lies in the hands of

one woman and she doesn’t know

….. or does she?

The story revolves around

American journalist Liv

Adamsen and a charity

worker called Gabriel

Mann who just happens,

of course, to be a very handsome

man.

The plot is very

complex and involves

three groups of people

- The Brotherhood,

a group of monks

living in the Citadel,

hidden in a mountain

in the ancient Turkish

city of Ruin; a man

known only as The

Ghost, a mercenary

operating out of the

Syrian desert; and

a group of powerful

priests in Vatican

City. Liv remembers

once being in the Citadel but

can remember nothing more,

only darkness. Somehow she

has managed to escape but is

haunted by a voice inside her

head which tells her she is “The

Key” - to what?

Each group needs Liv. The

Brotherhood, cursed by a dreadful

plague, are desperate for Liv to

return as only she can ensure

their survival. The Ghost is

desperate to capture Liv as only

she can help him unlock one of

history’s greatest secrets. The

priests are desperate to find

her because her very existence

threatens the success of their

plan to save the Catholic Church

from ruin. Liv and Gabriel join

forces in a race against time to

evade capture. It’s an

intriguing, fast-moving

story, full of twists and

turns, which certainly

keeps you on your

toes.

Concentration is

a must - so make a

drink of your choice,

get that piece of cake

which you’ve been

promising yourself,

settle down with The

Key and enjoy!

I don’t generally

read a book twice

but this one proved to be an

exception. Writing this short

review has whetted my appetite

and I intend to re-read The Key,

just in case I missed something

the first time.

Chris Carr

St Chad’s 3rd Age Book Group

Book Review

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Registers 2014

Baptisms

November

2 Caleb John Bell

16 Albert Henry Haydn Evans

Funerals

November

4 Melvyn Bilbey (63)

December

2 Joseph Henry Hawksworth (92)

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 the church offi ce

on 0114 274 5086 if you are interested in

attending.

DORE & TOTLEY

GOLF CLUB

where friendliness is par for the course

Special offers on Golf Membership

Club House lounge

available for hire for all occasions

with full catering facilities

Call the Secretary on

0114 236 9872

The Club House, Bradway Road

Sheffield S17 4QR

View of the Chapel & Tower in Spring

Beauchief Abbey, Beauchief Abbey Lane S8 7BD

Anderson Tree Services

Telephone: 0114 274 9101

Email: thujopsis@aol.com

Bill Anderson

131 Holmhirst Road

Sheffield S8 0GW

Services during February &

March 2015

Holy Communion:

Sun 1st Feb 11.00am

Sun 8th Feb 11.00am

Ash Wednesday 18th Feb 7.00pm

Sun 22nd Feb 11.00am

Sun 1st March11.00am

Sun 8th March 10.30 am

Sun 22nd March 11.00am

Palm Sunday 29th March 11.00am

Evensong ( third Sunday):

Sunday 15th February 3pm

Mothering Sunday 15th March 3pm

All Welcome

Our Services are based on the

Book of Common Prayer &

Refreshments

are served afterwards

*

email info@beauchiefabbey.org.uk

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Contacts @ St Chad’s

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

Youth Worker Nick Seaman 274 5086

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Besom in Sheffi eld

Steve Winks and

Darren Coggins 07875 950170

Impact magazine Tim Hopkinson 274 5086

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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

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