December 2016/January 2017


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:

Abbey Lane

Linden Avenue



St Chad's

Church &



Camping Lane

Chesterfield Road

Abbey Lane



Independent family Funeral Directors



Kenwood Hall the perfect

venue for your family occasions

and celebrations

A A personal family service at at all all times

We We will visit you in in your own home to to

make all all neccessary arrangements

Pre-paid funeral plans available

0114 274 5508


36 36 Abbey Lane, Sheffield, S8 S8 0GB

Whether you are booking a traditional wedding,

a christening or looking for a venue for any family

celebration, Kenwood Hall offers the perfect setting.

Set in 12 acres of grounds this stunning hotel caters

for all your special family events.

To discuss all our available packages contact our

Special Events Coordinator.

Kenwood Hall, Kenwood Road, Sheffield, S7 1NQ

Call 0114 258 3811

or visit www.kenwoodhallsheffield.co.uk

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

email: office@stchads.org

Page 2

website: www.stchads.org

4783 Kenwood Hall 92x65.indd 1 05/12/2013 14:39

This year, for the first time since its foundation

in 1912, the parish church of Woodseats will

not be holding any Christmas services. The

building works in the interior of the church are

on track to be completed by December 25,

but the best part of a month will be needed to move

the furniture back in and to clean and tidy the building

before we can open for public worship. We are working

towards reopening on Sunday January 15.

It is painful and sad not to be able to celebrate

Christmas in our customary way with a candle-lit carol

service, midnight communion and Christmas morning

service in church (although we do hope that those who

would usually attend our midnight communion and

Christmas morning services will go join with our friends

at Woodseats Methodist Church), however this inconvenience is as

nothing compared with what others will be suffering.

Our thoughts are never far from the desperate plight of citizens in

Aleppo, Mosul and other war-torn cities, for whom Christmas is unlikely

to bring any peace. Nor can we forget the thousand upon thousand of

refugees who will fi nd themselves in crowded camps across Europe

and the Mediterranean. Closer to home there will be many in our cities,

including Sheffi eld, who will be relying on charities such as Homeless

and Rootless at Christmas and Shelter to provide them with warmth

and food over the Christmas season.

The Christian understanding of Christmas holds together two

seemingly irreconcilable experiences - that of joy and goodwill with

struggle and hardship. For those of us celebrating with close family

whilst remembering those who are no longer able to be with us will be

aware of the bitter-sweet nature of the season.

As is well known, Jesus himself was born homeless in a strange city

in a climate of political tension and terrorism and his fi rst years were

spent as a refugee in a foreign land. Yet at the same time his birth was

marked by the angels singing “peace on earth”. The peace promised

is of course not the post-Christmas turkey slumber in front of the

television that many of us enjoy. It is a deeper peace that

looks towards a time when all is made new by God.

Whether Christmas is for you a time of joy and

celebration, a time of sadness or a mixture of both, I

pray that you will know God’s peace now and in the

year ahead, and I hope very much to see you and

welcome you into the new St Chad’s.

Rev Toby Hole, Vicar,

St Chad’s Church, Woodseats

December 2016/January 2017


For details of Christmas services in

Woodseats including our outdoor

Christingle service, see page 17

Homeless at Christmas

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 3

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org


Licensed Waste Removal

A skip free alternative, we come - at a time

to suit you to clear your home or garden of

unwanted rubbish.

Need an area clearing?

Household or garden rubbish removing?

Property clearing?

Call us now on 274 9699

or 274 8208

Alternatively, email:


Environment Agency


“Thank you so much for the work you did in totally renewing my bathroom,

I am so very pleased with the overall result. You were 100% professional,

it was a pleasure to have you working in the house. I have no hesitation of

recommending you to my friends and neighbours.” Stella Stacey, S8

t: 0114 220 3299 or 07908 898 827

e: chrisshephardplumbing@virginmedia.com


St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 4

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

What does Santa suffer

from if he gets stuck in a



Why did Santa’s

helper see the doctor?

Because he had a low

‘elf’ esteem!

What happened to

the man who stole an

Advent Calendar?

He got 24 days!

Why does Santa

have three gardens?

So he can ‘ho ho


What is the best Christmas

present in the world?

A broken drum, you just

can’t beat it!

What kind of

motorbike does

Santa ride?

A Holly Davidson!

What do you get if

you eat Christmas



Which famous

playwright was terrified

of Christmas?

Noël Coward!

What do they sing at

a snowman’s birthday


Freeze a jolly good fellow



What’s green,

covered in

tinsel and goes

ribbet ribbet?


What carol is

heard in the


O camel ye faithful!

What does the Queen

call her Christmas


The One Show!


All aspects of general home maintenance


Shower rooms, conversions and tiling,

no job too small.

Full service, all work guaranteed.

Qualified tradesman, 40 years experience.

Call now for your free estimate!

Telephone: 0114 235 274 5061 9746

Mobile: 0776 156 9068

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 5

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

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


•Tuesdays - 10.30am: Ecclesall

Woods. Meet at the Visitors

Centre at Abbeydale Industrial


•Thursdays - 10.30am:

Lowedges. Meet at the Gresley

Road Meeting Rooms, Gresley

Road, Lowedges;

•Thursdays - 10.30am: Ecclesall

Woods. Meet at the JG Graves

Discovery Centre off Abbey Lane.

) Call 0114 203 9337 for details

regarding any of the walks.

December 2-4

Christmas Tree Festival

Woodseats Methodist Church

Friday and Saturday 10am-4pm;

Sunday 2-4pm

A Christmas Tree Festival on the

theme of Christmas Carols. Hot

drinks, non-alcoholic mulled wine

and mince pies will be available.

December 3

St Chad’s Pre-School Christmas


Church House, Abbey Lane


Face-painting, card-making, raffle,

visit Santa in his grotto and enjoy


December 4

Outdoor Christingle Service

Church Field - entrance via

Church House, Abbey Lane


St Chad’s annual Christingle

service takes place this year on

the Church Field. Come and join

us as we celebrate the birth of

Jesus, Light of the World.

December 6

Escafeld Chorale

St Andrew’s Church, Psalter Lane


Escafeld Chorale presents a

traditional mix of Christmas music

and readings plus refreshments in

association with The Samaritans.

December 10

Centenary Exhibition

Woodseats Methodist Church


An exhibition of the history of

Woodseats Methodist Church.

December 10

Book Sale

36 Crawshaw Grove, Beauchief


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).

0114 453 4716

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 6

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Lowedges. Meet at the Community

Wing, Lowedges Junior School. February 12

Call 0114 203 9337.

other than his memory and God, he Free Environmental Activities

February 21

l Hattaway started to take the good news of Millhouses Park

National Council for Divorced, A service to mark Half-term the opening Environmental of

Single Art Jesus Over to

and Widowed 50s the people Group of China via 1.30-3.30pm

the church 100 Activities years ago.

Mondays illegal house 10am to churches. 12noon – This gentle Nature quiz trail, stream dipping

Tuesdays 8-11pm

e and true man brought many people into a and bug hunting


activities for


8 -




Jordanthorpe Community Centre,

Norton Country Club

December 17

Christian Dyche relationship Lane, S8 with 8BTthe Lord. year olds.


Club offering friendship and social Centenary Messy Church

. This group Yun suffered now has inhuman vacancies and Call 0114 263



bird feeders, bird boxes and


Woodseats Methodist Church

odern day and horrendous anyone with torture an interest when captured in art by

bird ID. Activities for 8-13 year olds.

Call Magdalen on 0114


in the is welcome, the „Public including Security complete Bureau‟. He February 12 Call 0114 263 4335.


A Messy Church centenary

power of beginners. fasted for The 72 days, first session having no food or Free celebration. Environmental Activities

ams, is free. water, A living qualified only tutor by God‟s gives grace.

February 27

Ecclesall Woods Sawmill

riences, January help and During 30 guidance - February this fast in Yun a 5 relaxed was repeatedly Wild Designs: Pyrography


AEGON and December 22

impossible tortured, friendly British humiliated atmosphere. Tennis and Tour £25 beaten by

Ecclesall Woods Sawmill

Nature quiz trail, stream dipping


per Sheffield Oratorio Chorus

Prison term,


plus Guards and

£2 per

Leisure and session. fellow Centre prisoners.

and St


Andrew’s bug hunting Church,


Contact activities Psalter for Lane 8 - 13

d all these, World prison


ranked violent


players and compete dangerous



year 7.30pm olds.

Learn how to create designs in

07531934335, carolannlambert@

g since the alongside observed local Yun‟s Sheffield faith players. and obedience


A Christmas Call 0114 235 concert wood


using with Sheffield a pyrograph (heated

house Call to 0114 God. 283 They 9900. realised that he was not

Oratorio Chorus needle). showcasing Booking some is essential.


a criminal, just a committed Christian

February of Sheffield’s 20 best Call young 0114 singers. 283 9195.

, whilst February December and came 5 11 themselves into a deep and

Why Not Try A Bike

rities who Book Abbeydale loving Sale relationship Community with Jesus.

Greenhil January Park 7 March 6

riminal. 36 Christmas Crawshaw Miraculous Grove, and loving Beauchief interventions


Christmas Tree Junk Shredding Boat Race

n fasted 10am-12pm

for 11am-4.45pm helped Yun for example jumping over


Outside Abbey Millhouses




School Park


skills in

Good Abbeydale a


ten foot Industrial second-hand

wall; walking Hamlet books

through the 10am-approximately 11am 3pm

chance to

Greenhill Park. The rangers will

for Celebrations open doors

sale in aid of with of

the the a high

Alzheimer‟s Tilt security Hammers prison Take your Christmas Using your tree engineering along skills, some

ible; his

provide a bike, helmet and

Society. Choir, unobserved living Donations history and

of and walking

paperback craft after items. his legs to be shredded for a minimum

oncerned were so severely broken (he was told instruction. Meet at the Bowls

novels or biographies in good donation of £2 in aid of St Chad’s

. To be

Pavilion, Greenhill Park.


December he would


11be crippled for life after this

welcome (but not Scout Group.

Bible would

Booking is essential.


Nether punishment).





to space


serious Nether Edge Whatever Yun experienced, God Call 0114 283 9195.


s and 12-4pm repeatedly demonstrated his

God Stalls faithfulness and entertainment never leaving the him or his

s fast and


streets family around

5 to cope the alone. old Market We will Place.

ng Yun a

Free Environmental probably never experience Activities this kind of

ediately Millhouses December persecution Park 12 but this book is testimony

Beauchief Abbey Abbey holds holds a variety a

morised 10.30am-12.30pm

Songs to the of Praise incredible power of God and his

of variety services of services. and anyone For is more

the Bible. Obstacle Woodseats Holy course Spirit. Methodist and stream Church welcome information to attend. see page For 23. more

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

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


dipping 7pm activities for 8 - 13 year Sian Mann


Call 0114 263 4335.


details see the Abbey notice


t Chads Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

email: office@stchads.org

hurch Offices: 15 Camping Lane, Sheffield S8 0GB Page 6 website: www.stchads.org

el: (0114) 274 5086

At Church House

(56 Abbey Lane)

10am to 12 noon

On the last Saturday of each month.

Bring & Buy (new items)

Handicrafts Home Baking

What’s On

Roger de Bu

the Countes

himself there

thirty three gluev

caracutes boat an

eight acres lake. o

pasturable Cafe w

Edward the C

manor was v

silver (£5.33 Marc

shillings Step (£2

Sheffield, Gree tw

five caracute 10am

this land Join is s

the land explo of th


the p

his i








extent of Gras the

being owned Mee

so that he 11am co

tax he could Sled

served as Park a g

economic an C

The name

not adopted

- the huge, c

which the su

irreversible n

collected, led

it to the Last

„Doomsday‟ d

when people

Book of Life,

before God f


collect and re

thousands of

England. Th

St Chads Church,

Church Offices: 15

Tel: (0114) 274 50

email: office@stchads.org

Page 22 St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats website: www.stchads.org

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Page 7

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

St Chads Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

email: office@stchads.org

Church Offices: 15 Camping


Lane, Sheffield


S8 0GB Page 7

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

#Findtheangels this C

Did you fi nd one of our Christmas

Angels last year? Throughout

December small plastic angels

were placed around our area

in Woodseats, Beauchief and

Chancet Wood and we invited you to

take them home with you.

Many people did – and sent us pictures

of them with the angels which we then

published in Impact.

The idea was such a success that

we’ve decided to do the same again this


We would like to encourage you to look

out for these angels and, when you fi nd

one, please take it home as part of your

Christmas decorations.

We would also welcome any ‘selfi e’

photographs of where you fi nd your

angel or where you display it – and

maybe of you or members of your family.

Send your photos by email to impact@

stchads.org and we will then publish

them in Impact, on St Chad’s website at

www.stchads.org and on Facebook and


You can also post them yourself on

Twitter with the hashtag #fi ndtheangels

or on our Facebook page facebook.com/

stchadssheffi eld

This is a fun way of remembering

the angels’ part in the Christmas story,

spreading their message and wishing

you all a very happy Christmas.

Anderson Tree Services

Bill Anderson

131 Holmhirst Road

Sheffield S8 0GW

Telephone: 0114 274 9101

Email: thujopsis@aol.com

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 8

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org























TEL/FAX: 0114 2817022

M: 07929188450

E: aj27@blueyonder.co.uk

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 9

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

In the Beginning was ‘The Word’

Have you ever tried telling

a wasp to get out of your

conservatory? “Stop

buzzing around the glass

roof, come down and

fl y out of the open door!” But it

takes no notice because I can’t

communicate in wasp language.

We humans use words to

express our wishes or share our

feeling with others. If we, who are

made in God’s image, can, why

can’t God speak using words we

can understand? That’s the claim

of the Bible.

But John in his Gospel goes

further. He talks about THE

Word – singular. This Word is the

creator of everything that exists.

It’s even more puzzling as we

read on. The Word was in the

presence of God from the very

beginning before the universe

came into being. What’s more

this Word actually IS God. It all

sounds very abstract until we

come to this sentence “The Word

became human and lived among

us.” So the question becomes not

what is the Word but who is he?

Of course, you’ve guessed

– it’s none other than Jesus,

whose birth we’re soon going to

celebrate. So, in considering the

baby in Bethlehem, we are faced

with the unique, ultimate Word

(Message) from God speaking

our language and

showing us

what God is really like. It’s a huge

claim! But that’s the Christian

claim. Our title then tells us that

Jesus was there from all eternity

with God long before he was born;

he was not a created being like

some sects claim. Rather, all the

qualities the Father has, he has –

eternity, perfection, justice, love.

If that’s true, we cannot ignore

him. We can’t accept him just as

a brilliant teacher, even a prophet;

we can only bow in wonder that

one who “shared equality with

God” should come to suffer, die

and overcome death because he

loved us so much. He is the most

important Word this world has

ever heard.

How should we react to this

Message? John gives us a

straightforward clue. “As many as

received him, to them he gave the

right to become children of God.”

Just as we receive presents with

no strings attached, it’s only when

he is received and welcomed

into our hearts that we are freely

accepted into his amazing family.

Will you receive this eternal

Person into your family and home

this Christmas? You will never

regret it!

Jeremy Thornton

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 10

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org





Life Explored is a seven-session series featuring a combination of short films - six

original stories exploring our longing for more - and Bible interaction. It's an

introduction to the Christian faith exploring some of the big claims of the Bible.

Everyone is welcome. You don't need to know anything about the Bible. You

won't be asked to read aloud, pray or sing and you can ask any question you

want, or just listen. We'll eat a meal, watch the films, read a bit of the Bible and

have a discussion.

Starts Thursday evenings at St Chad's in January.

Email office@stchads.org to book your place.

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 11

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Leaf it to me

gardening services

Adam Newbould

Tel: 07837 914 491

Email: adamnewbould@hotmail.co.uk

For all types of gardening plus patio/driveway pressure

washing, snow & ice clearance, & man with a van -

collection and delivery service

If you would like to advertise in

call 0114 274 5086 or

email impact@stchads.org

St Chads Pre-school’s

Christmas fayre!

10am-12 noon

Saturday December 3rd

at St Chad’s Church House, 56 Abbey Lane

Make some magical reindeer food!

Have your face painted & make a Christmas card!

Visit Santa in his grotto & enjoy a mince pie!

Enter our fabulous raffle - some amazing prizes to

be won!

Join us for some family fun or simply pop in

for a cup of tea and some festive cheer!

PsS- have we told you we’re opening until 3 from

January on certain days?

Visit us www.stchadspreschool.com

Christmas a

Christmas is a very busy time at

Grace Food Bank. Everyone

who has received food parcels

over the past year is invited to

collect a special bag of festive

food in plenty of time for Christmas.

The food we give out is non-perishable

and, by giving it in plenty of time for

Christmas, we hope that people won’t

end up going into debt trying to buy extra

nice food.

People often ask what brings people

to a food bank. There are always a

variety of reasons that cause people to

be referred to us – some of these have

been listed below by our food bank coordinator.

We regularly get referrals from people

who are on probation or who have just

left prison. They have to make a new

claim for benefits and may have to face

a wait of several weeks before they

are paid any money. Benefit delays is

probably the most common reason why

people are referred to us. New claims

for benefits or tax credits can take

weeks to sort out.

A significant number of people

are referred because mental

health problems/crises are

affecting their ability to manage

their money. Poverty and debt

fuel poor mental health as well

as being fuelled by it.

Having to come to a food bank

to feed yourself and your family

causes many people to suffer

from anxiety and depression.

Those who manage their

money very carefully still

find themselves floored by

things that just cannot be

predicted. Mild to moderate

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 12

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

at Grace Food Bank

learning disabilities cause people to

struggle to understand how to navigate

what is a complicated benefits system

and means they cannot always manage

their money as well as they need to.

There are also those who really

struggle with drink or drug problems and

every so often fall off a metaphorical

wagon and make bad decisions about

their money.

Behind all of those reasons for referral

are real people who we meet, drink tea

with, cook with, eat with, put the world

to rights with, laugh with and sometimes

cry with. They become our friends and

our co-workers as they volunteer to help


St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 13

If you would like to help with the

Christmas food bags, here is our

Christmas wish list:

• Small boxes of Christmas biscuits

• Small Christmas cakes or packs of

chocolate mini rolls etc.

• Small boxes of chocolates and sweets

and selection boxes

• Pringles, cheddars or similar crisps in a

cardboard tube.

• Bottles of fizzy grape juice or similar

• Tins of ham.

• Tins of salmon

• Tinned meat pies

• Jars of coffee or instant drinking


• Tins/cartons of custard.

• Small boxes of crackers/biscuits for


• Boxes of mince pies, although last year

we did have rather too many!

All with a use-by date that is after

December 25 and nothing which

needs refrigerating.

Food can be brought to St Chad’s

Sunday morning services at Abbey Lane

School in November or at Church House

on December 4 (see page 16 for details)

or contact the church office (email

office@stchads.org). We would like food

to arrive before December 5, which

gives us time to sort and pack it.

Thank you to those who have

supported us this year. You

contributions have meant so much to

those we have been able to help.

Anne Lomax

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Do you have a few hours spare to support our

lovely clients in Sheffield to remain independent

within their own homes?

More about the role:

• Part Time Hours to suit you (2-20 hrs. p/w)

• Full Induction training with Office Support

• No previous care experience necessary

• We welcome applicants of all ages!

An open heart and warm smile is all you need to

become a Care Companion at Home Instead

*Car Driver Desirable

Apply Now! Call 0114 250 7709

Or visit www.homeinstead.co.uk/sheffield

6 Shirley House, Psalter Lane, Sheffield, S11 8YL

Our Tuesday and

Thursday Toddler

Groups are currently

closed while work

takes place on our

church building


100 Years

Woodseats methodist Church

is celebrating its centenary

this year with various

events and services.

Some of the events

are listed on our What’s On pages and

include a Christmas Tree Festival from

December 2-4 and a Songs of Praise

service on December 12 to mark the

actual date of the church’s opening 100

years ago.

Some of the ministers who have

served at the church in the past will

also be returning to lead services and

on Sunday, December 11 at 2.30pm

there will be a visit by the Rev Dr Roger

Walton, President of the Methodist


Does Christmas

start with

a dodgy jumper?



St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 14

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Will you be putting

an angel on your

Christmas tree this

year? Maybe you’ll

find one of the little

St Chad’s Advent angels and take

it home — lots of them will appear

around the parish...but why angels

at Christmas?

The Bible says angels had a

pretty busy time when Jesus was

born; the angel Gabriel visited an

old priest, Zacharias, to tell him

his wife Mary would give birth to

John the Baptist — despite their

old age. Then he visited

Mary, to say she

would give birth to

Jesus — despite

not being









Mary (learning

she was


pregnant) an angel

told him in a dream to

marry her, because her child

was the Son of God.

Joseph had two more angelic

dream messages, one warning

him to to take Mary and Jesus

to Egypt to escape Herod, and a

later one telling him it was safe to

return home.

There was also a huge crowd

of angels who appeared to some

shepherds outside Bethlehem,

announcing Jesus’ birth.

The Jewish people had long

believed that God would send

Messiah, or Christ, someone

who would bring them freedom;

this had been promised by their

prophets. When Jesus was born,

Israel was occupied by Rome, so

people expected Messiah to be a

resistance leader, not a baby in a


But God’s plan was to set

people free from fear and greed,

hatred and selfishness, suspicion

and mistrust. The angels were

God’s messengers, announcing

that his son, Messiah, was born,

to bring freedom and peace.

Most people failed to recognise

who Jesus was, despite

the healings and

other miracles he

performed. You

might say that

taking him out

and nailing

him to a

cross was

the ultimate

failure to



But that

wasn’t the

end of the

story. The

gospels report

angels speaking to

the women who came to

Jesus’ tomb to anoint his body —

only to find it was no longer there!

He is risen, the angels told them,

just as he promised; if you go into

Galilee you’ll see him.

Again, angels are sent to bring

wonderful news — Jesus is risen,

death itself is no longer to be


Maybe that angel on your tree

has a message for you: Jesus,

born in a stable, died on a cross,

risen from the grave, can bring

you peace and freedom.

Ken Goodier

The Message of the Angels

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 15

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Services at St Chad’s

Over the past few months our Sunday services have been held

at Abbey Lane School and we’re really grateful to the staff and

Governors for their hospitality.

From December 4 however, our Sunday services are on the move

again until we return to our church building in mid-January.


Sunday Services

Sunday Services

at St Chad’s Church House

Abbey Lane, Sheffield S8 0BP

The 9am Service

The The 9am Service service

● Traditional in style

● • Traditional Includes Will be Holy held in style Communion, in Church House a sermon Abbey & hymns Lane

● • Includes Is traditional The refreshments Holy 9am Communion, in style Service afterwards a sermon & hymns

● • Includes Taken Includes from refreshments ● Traditional Holy Common Communion, in Worship: style afterwards a Holy sermon Communion and hymns

● • Taken Includes from ● Includes refreshments Common Holy Worship: Communion, afterwards Holy a sermon Communion & hymns

● Includes refreshments afterwards

● Taken from Common Worship: Holy Communion


Lifted, the

the – the


11am 11am


Service service


Our and relaxed

service will

in style

be taking a different form

● Informal An December emphasis Lifted, and relaxed on the

4 until families 11am in style Service

we move back into our church

● Includes An building. emphasis music, ● Informal on led families and by relaxed a band in style

• Includes Some music, ● An emphasis

members led will by on a be band families

● Refreshments served from meeting 10.15-10.45am in people’s

● Includes music, led by a band

● Refreshments homes. served from 10.15-10.45am

● Refreshments served from 10.15-10.45am

• A cafe-church style service will also be taking place in Church

House at 11am should you wish to join us.

Weekday Services

Weekday Services

Morning Prayers

Morning Prayers


The Thursday 10am service


• Traditional

Thursday Traditional

in style

10am in style Service

The Thursday 10am Service

• Traditional Taken

Taken from in common style from Common Worship: Holy Communion

worship Holy Communion

Includes Holy Communion, a sermon & hymns

• Traditional Taken Includes from Holy in Common style Communion, Worship: a sermon Holy Communion and hymns

Held in the Lady Chapel at the back of church

Taken Includes from Holy Common Communion, Worship: a sermon Holy Communion & hymns

Visit our

Includes Held website in Holy Lady www.stchads.org,

Communion, Chapel at the a sermon back visit of our

& church hymns

Facebook page

Held Other in Lady Services

facebook.com/stchadssheffield Chapel at the or follow back of @stchadsimpact


onTwitter for Prayer more and details Praise

Other Services

Sunday, February 13 at 7.30pm

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Sunday Services

Weekday Services

Morning Prayers

Monday to Monday Thursday to Thursday at 9am at 9am

Monday to Thursday at 9am

at Evening Woodseats Evening Prayers Methodist Prayers Church

Holmhirst Evening Prayers Road, Monday Sheffield to Thursday S8 at 5pm 0GS

Monday to Thursday at 5pm

Monday to Thursday at 5pm

The Thursday 10am Service

Other Services

Prayer and Praise

Prayer and Praise

Page 16

Ash Wednesday Service

Sunday, February Wednesday, 13 March at 7.30pm 9 at 7.30pm

Sunday, February 13 at 7.30pm

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org











to re






a ca











it w



as a












as p






Due to the work on our church building, will will not be holding most

of our regular Christmas services this year. However our annual

Christingle service will be taking place but in a different venue...


Christingle Service at 3pm

on Church Field

- entrance via Church House on

Abbey Lane

This year our Christingle service will take place

on Church Field. As usual the service will include

traditional Christingles and is especially for children

On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day members of our congregation

will join members of Woodseats Methodist Church for their services

Woodseats Methodist Church, Holmhirst Road


Midnight Communion at 11.30pm


Christmas Day service at 10am

www.stchads.org :: 0114 274 5086

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 17

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Sheffield Carols

This Christmas, if a friend

told you that they’d

heard these words sung

somewhere - “Behold

the grace appears! The

promise is fulfilled; Mary, the

wondrous virgin, bears, and Jesus

is the child” - you’d probably

assume that they’d been in a

church, listening to a beautiful

choir. However, you might be

rather surprised to discover that

your friend had been in a pub

instead - listening to people,

some of whom were probably

devoid of any musical ability

whatsoever and accompanied, not

by an organ, but by the clinking of

glasses against a background of

lively chatter.

Folk carols came into existence

generations ago when the

Puritans, who weren’t exactly

known for taking pleasure in

joyful pursuits and certainly didn’t

approve of anyone else doing so,

put a stop to carols being sung

in churches. Naturally people

were dismayed at being unable to

enjoy their customary Christmas

music. So they took matters into

their own hands and met in

each other’s homes, then

in the local pubs, to

sing ‘home-grown’

carols - tunes and

words, a mixture

of the secular

and the sacred,

being composed

by local people.

A few dozen pubs

in South Yorkshire

and Derbyshire are

keeping this tradition

alive. Each pub has its

own ‘style’ – some have

a keyboard to accompany

the singing, whilst others rely

purely on voices and some invite

brass bands to play. You won’t

recognise the tunes, even if

you recognise the name. ‘While

Shepherds Watched’ can be

sung to a vast number of different

tunes, depending upon the pub

in which you happen to be. Some

have strange names such as

‘Spout Cottage’, Back Lane’ and

‘Portugal’. When ‘Jacob’s Well’ is

announced, you can be sure that

some local wag will respond with

typical Northern humour - “I didn’t

know he was poorly”! It’s all about

tradition, about commitment to the

community and most important of

all, about participation – you don’t

have to have a wonderful voice,

just the desire to join in and sing

with the crowd.

The singing ‘season’ begins

traditionally on Armistice Day –

some take that to be the evening

of November 11th, on whichever

day it falls, whilst others prefer to

begin on Remembrance Sunday.

The season ends on New Year’s

Day. Some pubs have weekly

singing, some only once or twice

during the whole season, others

sing more frequently as Christmas

approaches, whilst some leave the

pub and go singing around their

local neighbourhood. Have a look

at www.localcarols.org.uk/sings.

php – see where and when you

can go and join in. You’ll find it a

unique experience. Ian Russell,

who has been studying the folk

carol traditions for decades,

certainly recommends it. He says,

“Coming together to do something

happy and bright in the darkest

time of the year and knowing that,

even if it’s dismal now, things are

going to get better”. Now that’s

Yorkshire optimism for you!

Chris Laude

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 18

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

When a Royal baby

is born in the UK,

the announcement

is formally made

when a piece of

paper signed by the delivery team

is placed on an easel outside

Buckingham Palace. It is a formal,

dignified announcement fi tting a

royal child, and this protocol was

followed for both Prince George

and Princess Charlotte. Of course,

the Queen and the rest of the

Royal Family have already been

told, and in our modern age the

announcement was emailed to

news editors just before

the easel was erected.

The first visitors are

the Royal Family,

and police officers

guard the wing

of the hospital.

The form of the

announcement and

the visitors shows

what sort of a baby it

is – this is a baby who is

in line to the throne of the

United Kingdom.

And yet, when Jesus is born,

a baby also born to be king, the

announcement and the fi rst visitors

are rather more unusual. Not gilt

framed notices outside palaces

here. Instead, it is announced fi rst

to a group of shepherds, sitting

on the fields above Bethlehem.

They hurry down to meet the new

baby, lying in the straw. The fi rst

recorded visitors are not the family

and friends that one would expect,

let alone the rich and powerful.

They are humble shepherds; rough

working men. What are they doing

with a newborn baby?

The second group of visitors

recorded is hardly less peculiar.

Magi from the East arrive bearing

gifts. The old joke about if the

wise men were women they would

have arrived on time, cleaned the

stable and brought a casserole

rings true – the wise men stand out

as foreigners in a domestic story,

bringing bizarre gifts to a newborn

baby. No visits from the highand-mighty

of Israel here.

No powerful politicians

to pay their respects.

But perhaps the

weirdness of the

Shepherds and the

Wise men is the

point. This is not a

king who has come

for the wealthy and

well-to-do in Israel.

He’s come for the

people like the shepherds

– the ordinary working people,

struggling to make ends meet. And

he’s not simply a domestic king

come for the locals. He’s come so

that the whole world can be made

right with God. He’s come for the

likes of me, and he’s come for the

likes of you.

Rev Duncan Bell

Why Shepherds and Wise Men?

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 19

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

No Place Like Home

Ali, our nurse, seems unusually

chirpy today. He’s not really a

morning person.

“Good weekend?” I ask,

waiting for the kettle to boil.

“It was great.” he replies, eyes shining.

“I got to see my family.”

I answer without thinking. “Oh, good.

Been a while, has it?”

“Yes - two years.” he says, and laughs

at my surprise. “I was afraid I would not

see them again.”

Ali grew up near a city called

Shirqat, in Iraq. He fled from

there two years ago, just

as it was being taken

over by armed groups.

His elderly parents

couldn’t make the

journey - several

days of walking

through desert

areas littered with

landmines. So they

stayed put, but after the

Iraqi army retook the city

recently, were finally able

to be reunited with their son.

Many other families in Iraq have

stories like it, and not all get happy

endings. They are classed as Internally

Displaced People (IDPs): people forced

to flee their homes, often by war, who

haven’t crossed their country’s borders

(those who have would be refugees).

Right now in Iraq around a third of the

population have been displaced. I left

Sheffield in June to work here for an aid

organisation called Medair, helping to

run mobile medical clinics for IDPs. It’s

been a steep learning curve at times,

but seeing the appreciation of those we

work with, often women and children,

Children from an IDP

family play in Kirkuk,

Iraq. © Medair

does makes all the


Families do the best

they can to build a new

life wherever they end up,

but many have fled with absolutely

nothing, and end up camping out in

unfinished buildings, sharing them

with several other families and a few

pieces of furniture. Many rely on loans

or the kindness of strangers for food

and clothes. Their future remains very


And now (early November) we are

preparing for many more people to flee

Mosul, a city three times the population

of Sheffield. The UN estimates up to

700,000 people will be made homeless

as Iraqi and Kurdish soldiers fight to

recapture it. The humanitarian world

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 20

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Glynn Parker

Electrical Installations

17th Edition

Lights - Sockets - Rewires


Home: 01246 410 621

Mobile: 07986 174 125

71 Oakhill Road, Coal Aston, S18 2EL.


A displaced family

waits to be seen

at one of Medair’s

clinics in Northern

Iraq. ©medair

here is scrambling to get ready.

So it’s been busy - we’ve trained

up teams of doctors and nurses to

provide basic healthcare wherever

it’s needed, and bought in medication

and equipment. We’ve gone to a lot of

meetings trying to coordinate well with

other organisations. But there are still so

many unknowns. So we wait, and watch,

and hope that we’ve made the right


Christmas will probably be a bit odd

for me – a handful of expats gathered

around a turkey somewhere, toasting

home – but I will be full of new gratitude

for many things: the freedom to work,

travel and learn like this, the privilege

of choice about my future, and the

knowledge that those I love are safe.

Joy Wright

Joy works for Medair but writes in a

personal capacity. If you would like to support

Medair’s work please visit www.medair.org

If you would like to advertise in

call 0114 274 5086 or

email impact@stchads.org



7 Dale View Road, Sheffield S8 0EJ

‘Phone 0114 235 6002

Mobile 07853 350 085

Email mallornroofing@hotmail.co.uk

Specialists in...


Flat Roofing

Ridge Pointing

Replacing Damaged

Slates and Tiles


Storm Damage - Insurance Work


24 Hour Call-Out Service

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 21

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Christmas Recipes

Great Grannie’s Christmas Cake


1kg mixed fruit (soak

overnight in brandy or

orange juice)

100g glace cherries

300g self raising flour

100g ground almonds

250g caster sugar

225g butter

1/2 tsp salt

1tbsp marmalade

1tsp mixed spice

4 large eggs

3tbsp milk


Sift the flour and salt

into a large bowl. Add

the sugar, almonds and


Cream the butter, eggs

and liquid into the flour

mix. Add the fruit and

marmalade, and stir


Put the mixture into

20cm lined tin.

Cover the outside

of the tin with brown

paper and bake at

150°C or Gas Mark 2

for four hours.

Test that the cake is

done by inserting needle

into centre of the cake - it

should come out clean.

Spicy Christmas Biscuits


250g unsalted butter

140g dark brown

muscovado sugar

1 egg yolk

300g plain flour

1tsp mixed spice

1tsp ground ginger


Heat the oven to

180°C or Gas Mark 4.

Cream together the

butter and sugar and then

mix in the egg yolk.

Stir together the flour

and spices and fold into

the creamed mixture.

Wrap the dough in

cling film and chill for at

least two hours. Then roll

it out to a thickness of

about 5mm and cut it into

Christmas shapes.

Place the shapes on a

greased baking tray and

put in the fridge for half an


Bake in the oven for 12

minutes and then cool

before decorating with


St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 22

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Services during Dec & Jan

Holy Communion:

Sun 4th Dec 11.00am

Sun 11th Dec 11.00am

Sun 25th Dec 10.30am

Sun 1st Jan 11.00am

Sun 8th Jan 11.00am

Sun 22nd Jan 11.00am

Sun 29th Jan 11.00am

Sun 5th Feb 11.00am

Evensong ( third Sunday):

Sun 18th Dec 3.00pm

Sun 15th Jan 3.00pm

24th December

Christmas Eve Carol service

7.00 pm

Please note the 10.30

start on Christmas day

All Welcome

Our Services are based on the Book of Common Prayer &

Refreshments are served afterwards

email info@beauchiefabbey.org.uk


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

Call 0114 274 5086 for details

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 23

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org



With over 30 years experience in both residential and

commercial ground maintenance, we pride ourselves in

providing a first-class service. References available.

Landscaping Lawn cutting

Maintenance Patio cleaning

Pruning General tidy-up

Fencing Licensed Waste Removal

Weeding Authorised Chemical User

Telephone 0114 274 9699 or 07855 422 334



Here’s how little it costs

to advertise in

Adverts are priced

at the following rates for

one year (six editions):

1/8 page: £110

1/6 page: £155

1/4 page: £225


1/2 page: £445

Full page: £915

Call St Chad’s Church office on

0114 274 5086

or email


for more information

Get involved in


We have fi ve Girlguiding

units at St Chad’s, all of

which are full to bursting

with substantial waiting


We would love to be able to welcome

more girls into our groups but a shortage

of leaders means at present we are


If you feel you could spare an hourand-a-half

a week to help at any of our

units we would love to hear from you.

Your help would be welcome in any


For more information please go to

www.girlguiding.org.uk and register your




start with

Black Friday

trolley wars?



St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 24

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Pantomime, or “panto”

for short, is a type of

musical comedy stage

production, designed for

family entertainment. It

was developed in this country and

is usually performed during the

Christmas and New Year season.

Modern pantomime includes

songs, slapstick comedy and

dancing. It employs crossdressing

actors, including, for

example, a female playing Prince

Charming (in Cinderella) and a

male playing the dame (in many

common pantos). Topical humour

is included and many references

to the local community. The

story is loosely

based on a wellknown

fairy tale. An

important part

is audienceparticipation

including the

use of repeated

phrases or words.

Pantomime has a long theatrical

history in Western culture dating

back to classical theatre and it

developed partly from the 16th

century “commedia dell’arte”

tradition of Italy, as well as stage

traditions like masque and musichall.

Costumes are fl amboyant

and much make-up is applied!

The key word is tradition. So

the titles do not vary much. In

Sheffi eld, for instance, the Lyceum

always puts on the same titles

in sequence. These involve the

latest soap stars or celebrities in

title roles, with Damian Williams

playing the dame here now for

many years. When we fi rst came

to Sheffi eld it always featured

Bobby Knutt. Large amateur

productions are also presented

every year by Manor Operatic

at City Hall, with the same faces

appearing year after year.

Round the city, other amateur

pantos will be found, usually

just after the larger productions

have fi nished. Here at St Chad’s

the dramatic society produced

pantomimes for many years. Your

author remembers appearing as

an Ugly Sister and as Abanazar in

Aladdin. We always used a basic

outline and wrote our own scripts.

Essentially, music was added,

with classic tunes alternating with

the latest chart hits.

My favourite local panto is

played at the old De La Salle

clubhouse every February

for a few nights. The

players adapt a

common story (eg

Sherlock Holmes)

and include many

songs, local

references and the

corniest humour.

They do not take

it too seriously and the

prompt is heard very frequently.

However, the spirit of pantomime

is captured as the cast have such

fun, fooling around.

My primary school housed one

of the best panto groups in the

area and we had the privilege

of seeing this form of theatre for

free every year. I remember we

laughed so much as we walked

home from school and I am sure

many children got the acting bug

from this experience.

I personally prefer the amateur

pantomimes to the professional

versions. I have seen some

poor stuff at the Lyceum, but an

evening with Manor or Darnall

or the other local groups usually

means a great night out.

David Manning

Oh Yes It Is!

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 25

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 26

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Pies and Prejudice: In search

of the North

by Stuart Maconie

Stuart Maconie is a wellknown

broadcaster who

works for the BBC. He

spent his childhood and

early adulthood in Wigan,

but now lives in London.

This book is the result of a

nostalgic trip back to his roots

up north to see If It is as he

remembers it. It is a book about

a northerner in exile going on a

journey in search of the north.

He wants to discover if the

places, the people, the music,

the food,the landscape and

especially the humour are the

same or have changed since he

left. Is the north still distinct from

London and the south of England

or has it lost its distinctiveness?

I found the book fascinating

reading, mainly because he

writes about places I know

well. He writes about Yorkshire,

Derbyshire, the North East and

Lancashire towns and cities as

they are now and also how they

came into being. His love of these

places is obvious to the reader.

He writes honestly, but with

great affection. I loved his

description of Bury Market, a

place very dear to his heart and

to mine. He captures the magic of

it beautifully as he describes the

famous Bury black pudding as ”a

delicacy that sorts out the men

from the boys, the lads from the

jessies, the north from the south,”

and oven bottom muffins as, “the

second greatest contribution to

world cuisine”.

He loves Uncle Joe’s mint

balls and humbugs as well as

the amazing fi sh and meat

stalls. It’s a place where you can

buy almost

anything, and

if you want a

cheap version

with an


logo, go to

Bury Market!

Bury is just

one of the

many places

he writes

about with

honesty and

wit. He had

me laughing

out loud

quite a few


To what


does he come? Is it

just “grim up north” as some

of his London friends are led

to believe by the way we are

often portrayed in television and

radio programmes? Is the north

different from the south of the

country? Well, his conclusion is a

big yes! The north still is distinct

from the south. According to

Stuart,we still see an afternoon’s

snow as an excuse for sledging,

not a state of emergency. It

is about realising that the best

place to drive a Range Rover

is Cumbria not Islington. Where

you leave your jacket at home

in November because you don’t

want to look soft, and where

dinner is at midday. He found a

distinctive northern humour and

spirit. I love the north and I loved

this book.

Ann Lomax

St Chad’s Third Age Book


Book Review

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 27

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

Registers 2016



25 Elijah James BELL



4 Luca John Bailey



15 Daniel David Edwards &

Jessica Elena Hill

(married at St James’, Norton)

22 Nicholas James Myers &

Jessica Hill

(married at St James’, Norton)

Do you need somewhere to

hold a meeting or event?

St Chad’s has two rooms available for

hire at Church House, 56 Abbey Lane

Call 0114 274 5086 for details

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


Please call the church offi ce on 0114

274 5086 if you are interested in


St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 28

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org


0800 328 0006

or 01274 760839 may be cheaper from a mobile

Weighed down by


Free debt counselling in your community

from an award winning charity




debt help

t: 01274 760720 e: info@capuk.org Registered Office: Jubilee Mill, North Street, Bradford, BD1 4EW

Registered Charity No: 1097217. Charity registered in Scotland No: SC038776. Consumer Credit Licence No: 413528.

Company Limited by Guarantee, Registered in England and Wales No: 4655175.

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 29

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org




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

Please note: The church offi ce has been relocated during our building works – please contact us via telephone

or email during this time

Vicar Toby Hole (Vicarage) 274 9302

email: toby@stchads.org

Curate Duncan Bell 274 5086

email: duncan@stchads.org

Assistant Minister for the elderly Yvonne Smith 274 5086


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 07875 950170

Impact magazine Tim Hopkinson 274 5086

email: impact@stchads.org

Church Wardens Ann Firth 274 5086

Ann Lomax 274 5086

Deputy Wardens Linda McCann 274 5086

David Green 274 5086

Uniformed Groups

Group Scout Leader Ian Jackson 235 3044

Guide Leader Jemma Taylor 296 0555


56 Abbey Lane

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.

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 30

email: offi ce@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: 9 Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

Page 31

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

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

Page 32

email: office@stchads.org

website: www.stchads.org

More magazines by this user
Similar magazines