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Impact0218

February/March 2018

WOODSEATS • SHEFFIELD


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

Woodseats. Impact is published every two months and distributed

to over 5,000 homes in S8.

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

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

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

office on 0114 274 5086.

Here’s where to find us:

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Linden Avenue

St Chad's

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House

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School

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How do I love thee? Let me count the

ways.

I love thee to the depth and breadth and

height

My soul can reach, when feeling out of

sight

For the ends of being and ideal grace.

February/March 2018

Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s famous

sonnet is regularly recited at

weddings across the land, but her

opening question “how do I love

thee? Let me count the ways” has

rather more to it than simply a list of loving

attributes. For many years now, it has been

recognised that we show and receive love differently depending on our

personality. These different ways have been called love languages and

they include physical touch, gifts, quality time spent with one another,

assistance with domestic chores and affi rming and loving words. We

often assume that because we particularly appreciate one way of being

loved, others are the same, but that may well not be the case – hence

the wife or husband who is frustrated at being constantly bought gifts

whilst their partner doesn’t lift a fi nger to help with the housework.

Discovering your (and your loved one’s) love language can be a vital

part of marriage preparation.

Love is such a powerful and complex emotion, that it can be very

hard to separate the strands of altruism and selfi shness. Because we

enjoy being “in love”, acting lovingly towards the object of our desire

also feeds our own sense of importance and self-worth. It can be very

easy to confuse love for others and love for self. Tools such as “love

languages” can help us learn that the best way to please those we love

may involve putting ourselves out and may not involve the big romantic

gesture at all.

And this is particularly true when our love is given to those who

cannot reciprocate, most particularly in old age when our love of 50

years is in the last stages of memory-loss, or perhaps struggling with

physical or mental health issues. The love that lasts a lifetime is a love

that has long outgrown selfi sh or wilful desires. It is a love that seems

to exist almost independently of the circumstances in which it fi nds

itself. Elizabeth Barrett Browning ends her sonnet with the

Christian belief that love is eternal because it has its roots

in God, and that love is not limited to the pains of this

brief life, but to the everlasting life promised in Jesus.

I love thee with the breath,

Smiles, tears, of all my life; and, if God choose,

I shall but love thee better after death.

Rev Toby Hole,

Vicar, St Chad’s, Woodseats

WOODSEATS • SHEFFIELD

The Many Ways of Showing Love

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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“Jesus loves Eve ‘n’ me!”

Boy: Do you

have a date for

Valentine’s Day?

Girl: Yes, February

14.

What did one wall

say to the other

wall?

I’ll meet you at the

corner.

A man told his

girlfriend she

was drawing her

eyebrows too

high. She looked

surprised.

Two aerials met on a

roof and got married.

Their guests said the

ceremony wasn’t up to

much, but the reception

was excellent.

A wife complained to

her husband: “Just look

at that couple down

the road, how lovely

they are. He holds her

hand, kisses her, holds

the door for her. Why

don’t you do that?”

The husband replied:

“I wouldn’t feel

comfortable. I barely

know her!”

A couple were

enjoying a

romantic meal

in a restaurant

until their main

course arrived.

“We can’t eat

this steak, it’s

terrible,” the man

told the waiter,

“Fetch the

manager.”

“That’s no use,”

said the waiter,

“He won’t eat it

either!”

Why do bees have

sticky hair?

Because they use

honey combs!

Why did the man

run around his

bed?

Because he was

trying to catch up

on his sleep!

Fun and Laughs

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St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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What’s On

If you have an event you would like

to see included in our What’s On

section, email impact@stchads.org

Health Walks

•Mondays - 10am: Graves Park.

Meet outside the Rose Garden

Cafe;

•Tuesdays - 10.30am: Ecclesall

Woods. Meet at the Visitors

Centre at Abbeydale Industrial

Hamlet;

•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.

•Fridays - 10.30am: Graves Park.

Meet in the main entrance, Graves

Leisure Centre.

Call 07505 639524 or visit www.

healthwalksinsheffi eld.btck.co.uk

for details about any of the walks.

February 4

Pedlar’s Corner Flea Market

The Abbeydale Picture House

10am-3pm

A mixture of general fl ea market

stalls and specialist antiques,

vintage, retro, arts, crafts, makers

and salvage stalls.

February 13-17

Murdered to Death

Ecclesall Church Halls

Ecclesall Theatre Company

presents its February play

Murdered to Death by Peter

Gordon.

February 26

The Anti-Slavery Movement in

Sheffield

Bishops’ House

7.30pm

Suzanne Bingham talks of how

the anti-slavery movement took

off in Sheffi eld, the crucial role

that local women played, and the

movement’s contribution towards

the radical reputation of the city.

March 3

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.

March 3

Antiques Valuation Day

Bishops’ House

10am-1pm

Bishops’ House will be hosting an

antiques valuation day with three

valuers from Sheffi eld Auction

Gallery.

March 3

St Matthew Passion

Sheffi eld Cathedral

6.30pm

Sheffi eld Bach Choir presents JS

Bach’s St Matthew Passion with the

Leeds-based St Peter’s Singers.

Call in for a Cuppa

at Church House, 56 Abbey Lane

10am to 12noon

on the last Saturday of each month

Bring & Buy (new items)

Handicrafts and Home Baking

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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

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

Thursdays – 10.30am:

Lowedges. Meet at the Community

Wing, Lowedges Junior School.

Call 0114 203 9337.

March 4

National Pedlar’s Council Corner Flea for Divorced, Market

Single Abbeydale and Widowed Picture House

Tuesdays 10am-3pm8-11pm

Norton A mixture Country of general Club flea market

Club stalls offering and specialist friendship antiques, and social

activities. vintage, retro, arts, crafts, makers


and

Call

salvage

Magdalen

stalls.

on 0114

2394326. March 7-10

Patience

January Dronfield 30 Civic - February Hall 5

AEGON 7.30pmBritish Tennis Tour

Graves Meersbrook Tennis Park and Church Leisure Operatic Centre

World Society ranked presents players Patience compete by

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0114 283 9900.

March 10

February Haydn Nelson 5 Mass

Book Sheffield Sale Cathedral

367.30pm

Crawshaw Grove, Beauchief

10am-12pm Sheffield Oratorio Chorus presents

Good Haydn’s quality Nelson second-hand Mass with books

for Skipton sale in Camerata. aid of the Alzheimer‟s

Society. Tickets Donations are £16. of paperback

novels March or 16biographies in good

condition An evening are welcome without Jake (but not

larger Thackray books due to space

limitations). Greenhill Library

7pm

February Enjoy the 5 poetry and wit of Jake

Free Thackray. Environmental Tickets £8 Activities available from

Millhouses the library Park reception desk.

10.30am-12.30pm

March 17

Obstacle Gloria in course Excelsis and Deo stream

dipping Holy Trinity activities Church, for 8 Millhouses - 13 year

olds.

Call 0114 263 4335.

Call 0114 230 8842.

February 12

Free Environmental Activities

Millhouses 7.30pm Park

1.30-3.30pm

Escafeld Chorale presents a

Nature concert quiz including trail, stream Joseph dipping Haydn

and

Missa

bug

Brevis

hunting

No 7,

activities

Franz Schubert

for 8 - 13

year

Mass

olds.

in G Major, and a tenor solo

song cycle.

Call 0114 263 4335.

March 21

February The suffragette, 12 the silversmith

Free and the Environmental novelist Activities

Ecclesall Bishops’ House Woods Sawmill

10.30am-12.30pm

Hear about three local ladies who

Nature contributed quiz to trail, art, stream literature dipping and

and politics, bug but hunting who have activities now for largely 8 - 13

year been olds. forgotten.

Call 0114 235 6348.

March 24

Sheffield Chorale in Concert

February St Andrew’s, 20 Psalter Lane.

Why 7.30pm Not Try A Bike

Greenhil A concert Park with Sheffield Chorale

10am-2pm and Unite The Union brass band.

Rediscover your cycling skills in

Greenhill March 25Park. The rangers will

provide Celebrity a bike, Concert helmet and

instruction. Sheffield City Meet Hallat the Bowls

Pavilion,

7pm

Greenhill Park.

Booking

Dore Male

is

Voice

essential.

Choir’s celebrity

concert with Lesley Garrett.

Call 0114 283 9195.

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of variety services of services. and anyone For is more

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details see the Abbey notice

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We found

the angels!

During Advent

our Christmas

Angels

appeared

in trees,

on railings and on

doorposts around the

community.

We invited you

to bring them to

our Christmas Tree

Festival or to take

them home – and

take a selfie to share

with us on Twitter,

Facebook or by email.

Here are a few of

your pictures – we

hope our angels

brought joy to you this

Christmas!

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Festival celebrates

the Christmas story

During Advent and Christmas St Chad’s

held its first Christmas Tree Festival.

Businesses, schools and church and

community groups decorated trees in

church on the theme of the nativity.

Jemma Taylor, who organised the event, said:

“It was a great opportunity to speak to local

businesses and groups and welcome them into our

newly re-shaped church and it has been lovely to

see people come and look around.”

The launch night included a brass band playing

carols while visitors enjoyed sherry, mince pies

and a walk around to look at the trees.

Taking part in the event were Abbey Lane Primary

School, Arabesque, Busy Hands, Besom, Chad’s

Friends small group, Girlguiding, Hope 18, Jigsaw

small group, Kingdom Kids, Memorial tree, St Chad’s

choir and musicians, Natter, Recreation youth group,

St Chad’s Third Age Book Group and Friendship

Group, Spoon Café Bistro and Woodseats Primary

School.

Coming this Easter...

We’ve more fun activities lined up for

families in our church and community

this Easter. To find out more keep

visiting www.stchads.org, follow us on

Facebook at stchadssheffield or

see @stchadsimpact on Twitter.

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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The Heart of it All

The dictionary defi nes

the heart as ‘a hollow

muscular organ that

pumps blood through

the circulatory system by

rhythmic contraction and dilation’.

I think we’d all agree with that, but

why on earth should something so

unsightly, gruesome even, have

become the symbol for something

as beautiful as love? Now, we

associate the heart with passion,

but history tells us it

wasn’t always so.

The Egyptians

believed that the

heart was the

seat of thought,

it was a person’s

moral compass,

which is probably

why it was the only

organ left in the body

during mummifi cation.

The Ancient Greeks and

Romans, who believed

that the heart contained the

soul, adorned their art with

the stylised heart shape of ivy

leaves – the plant was known to

symbolise fi delity and affection

– and the seed pod of another

plant, silphinium, which also had a

distinct heart shape. Widely grown

in and around Cyrene at that time,

the city grew rich from its trade. It

was such a valuable commodity

that they stamped the heart shape

on their coins as well as their

decorations.

It was during the Middle Ages

that people began to associate

the idea of romantic love with the

heart. Artists attempted to draw a

human heart but, as the Catholic

Church was opposed to dissecting

the human body, the study of

anatomy was based purely on

animals and so their attempts

weren’t very successful. It wasn’t

until the 16th century, when laws

were passed to enable the medical

profession to carry out human

dissection, that it was possible

for artists to paint anatomically

realisitic hearts. Religious art

began to fl ourish and paintings of

Christ showing his ‘sacred heart’

were much admired and sought

after. Love poems printed in

heart-shaped books were popular

and hearts began to

feature in heraldic

design. By the

1600s the symbol

had acquired the

‘scalloped’ form

with an ‘indent’ as

we know it today

and was being widely

used as a Valentine,

whilst a heart pierced

by an arrow meant lovesickness

or a broken heart –

and people are still using the

same symbols today.

In 1977 the logo ‘I NY’ fi rst

appeared and has since been

been copied millions of times –

on to cards, T shirts, mugs and

all manner of things. Since the

1990s the symbol has been used

by restaurants to recommend

healthy food choices, claiming

to be low in cholesterol, and by

health professionals, cookery

experts, slimming organisations

and even video game makers.

Despite knowing that the heart

has been supplanted by the brain

as the place where emotions

are recorded, we still prefer

the familiar glossy red heart to

express our feelings.

Well, a brain emblazoned on a

Valentine’s card just wouldn’t give

the right message, would it?

Chris Laude

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Ash Wednesday 14th Feb 7pm

29th March Maunday Thurs 7pm

30th March Good Friday 2pm

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Loving and Caring for a

Each year in India thousands of

people are traffi cked. Many end

up being forced to work in the

country’s sex industry. Along

with their children, they are often

victims of physical, sexual and mental

abuse, economic oppression and social

rejection.

St Chad’s is supporting the Sahaara

project – based in Mumbai’s red light

district – which is looking to bring love to

these people by working intensively with

over 300 women, men, and children

each year to give them a way out.

Sahaara runs drop-in centres in

Turbhe and Bhiwandi ‘red light’ areas,

catering to traffi cked women or women

in prostitution. They build relationships

with them, providing medical care and

health awareness training as well as

vocational guidance and training.

The staff also provide counselling

to the women; helping them with their

trauma – the drop-in centre is a place

where women can come to receive

emotional support and feel safe.

• The team at Sahaara helps

the women of Mumbai and their

children in a number of ways:

Personal growth: Women trafficked

into prostitution often have no

self-esteem or self-worth. Offering

emotional support through cell

groups helps them address their

past and build relationships to

begin to give them back their

identity.

Medical care: This project provides

education on hygiene, basic health

and HIV awareness as well as

providing a doctor and facilitating

testing for HIV/AIDS.

Skills training: Knowing a trade not

only gives the women an avenue to

help themselves out of poverty and

abuse but also boosts self-esteem

and confidence.

Education: Teaching people how

to read and write in Hindi enables

them to become more independent.

This project also provides

education for the children so that

they can go to mainstream schools.

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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a World in Need

Kajal (not her real name)

was befriended by an

older girl whose husband

promised her a job. She

left her village with him,

unaware of the risks.

The man sold her to a

brothel where she was

beaten and forced into

prostitution.

After two years and a

dramatic escape through

a skylight, she arrived at

Sahaara. When she was at

the centre, Kajal learnt a special

kind of embroidery called Aari, so

she would have a livelihood and be

able to support herself. She is now a

skilled worker, and continues to show

great improvement. She has recently

learnt Hindi literacy too. Kajal can now

travel by herself and is overcoming

her past traumas, becoming more

expressive. There was much joy as she

recently met her sister for the fi rst time

in 12 years.

Kajal is just one example of how the

love and care Sahaara offers can turn

lives around and make a difference.

At St Chad’s we want to help make

that difference possible across a world

which is in need of God’s love for all.

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Songs and Poetry of Love

Love songs have been part

of life since mankind fi rst

walked the earth. In fact,

recent research has found

that even the Neanderthals

(very early humans) could sing.

But singing love songs is not

confi ned to humans; song birds

were singing to attract a mate long

before humans were around and,

even before birds, whales were

singing in the depths of the ocean.

So, song is as old as love itself.

But there are many kinds of love.

On Valentine’s Day, our thoughts

turn naturally to romantic love

between humans. Arguably, the

greatest love song of all time can

be found in the Bible between

Ecclesiastes and Isaiah. It is

called ‘The Song of Solomon’.

Whoever wrote it, and however you

interpret it, it stands as a glorious

celebration of human love. ‘Set me

as a seal upon your heart, as a seal

upon your arm, for love is strong

as death …. Many waters cannot

quench love, neither can the fl oods

drown it’. (chapter 8, verse 6)

But it seems that, for most of

history, only the males of the

species sang ‘in public’. In birds

and whales, this remains the case.

But men sang songs of war as well

as love. However, it is obvious

that God intended women

to sing as well

because He gave

them the vocal

equipment to

do so. And

sing they did;

lullabies to

their children

and story telling,

handed down in

folk songs which

are still around today,

hundreds of years later. It was not

until the 19th Century that women

came into their own as singers in

opera and musical theatre. The

Diva and Prima Donna were born,

eventually to strip the men of their

fame and fortune forever.

Poetry and song fl owered in the

trenches of the First World War,

although most of the love poems

have been cast aside by scholars

in favour of the graphic brutality

of the so-called ‘Soldier Poets’.

Most of the love poems remained

unpublished but many soldiers

wrote, not of their love of wives and

sweethearts but of their homeland

and animal companions, particularly

horses, with whom the soldiers

formed a particularly strong bond.

Love of homeland and countryside

was a high priority for most soldiers.

This is what they were fi ghting

for. Who can forget Ivor Gurney’s

heart-rending ‘Song’ written from

the trenches in 1917? The last

verse reads: ‘And who loves joy

as he/ That dwells in shadows?/

Do not forget me quite, /O Severn

meadows’.

The Second World War brought

hardly any poetry. Soldiers had

much less time on their hands

and by then we had the radio (we

called it the ‘wireless’). There were

however plenty of songs and artists

like Gracie Fields and Vera Lynn,

the Forces Sweetheart, to sing

them. Who, of a certain age, can

forget, ‘The White Cliffs of Dover’

and ‘We’ll meet again’?

But what of love songs today?

Fragments downloaded from You

Tube? For me, ‘No, thank you’. If

you want me, you’ll fi nd me curled

up with a book of verse and an

old-fashioned (vinyl) record of Mario

Lanza singing songs from Ivor

Novello musicals.

Sylvia Bennett

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Christmas, Valentine’s

Day, even the summer

holidays are wonderful

times of the year. These

are times when the family

gets together, love is celebrated,

or families or couples go away

together. What could be lovelier?

But what about those of us

who have lost the one we love,

who for some reason or another

is no longer around? These may

then cease to be lovely times

and instead be times of great

loneliness and emptiness; times

when we may even wish that we

ourselves had ceased to be.

My husband died 12 years ago. I

felt that I myself no longer wanted

to live; that life had been emptied

of all that really mattered. The

Bible tells us that husband and

wife become one fl esh so if one of

us has died then we are left with

only half of us; the other half has

been torn away; how painful that

is. We go to the shops and have

to buy for just one; we go out and

discover that for everyone else

life is just as it always has been;

but for us that is not so. How can

everyone

else be so

apparently

happy when

our lives

have been

radically

changed?

How can

they be

laughing

when all we

want to do

is cry?

We are

all different in our reactions. I

can’t remember for how long I

felt that life for me was over; that

now I would just be existing. How

I missed the cuddles and being

told that I was loved; how I missed

those most intimate physical

moments; holding hands as we

walked. How I envied seeing

others do just that. I was glad for

them but so sad for me.

I am a Christian and knew that

the Bible told me that all things

work together for good; I knew that

it said that God would comfort me

and that we learn to be content,

oh and so much more. I did not

have a crisis of faith but for what

seemed like a long time I did not

read my Bible or pray and these

biblical truths meant little to me.

I think perhaps I felt numb. But

gradually things began to change

though I cannot remember how

long “gradually” was.

I began to see that there was still

life for me; that God still had things

for me to do; that my Bible came

to life again and I began to pray.

I began to smile as I saw others

holding hands, thanking God for

the years I had had when I could

do that. It was still strange to be in

a room full of couples whilst I was

alone, but I began not to feel lonely

at those times. But most amazing

of all, I have discovered a joy I had

never known; Jesus is more real to

me than ever; I see beauty where I

had missed it before.

So, if like me, you have lost

someone you love, I can promise

you that deep happiness can still

come if we know Jesus. I know

that is true. It has happened to me.

Mary Thomas

When You Have Lost a Loved One

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Services at St Chad’s

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Weekday

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Services

Weekday Services

Weekday Services

Morning Prayers

Morning Prayers

Morning Prayers

Morning Prayer

Evening Prayers

Evening Prayers

Evening Prayers

Monday to Thursday at 9am

Monday to Thursday at 9am

Monday to Thursday at 9am

• Monday to Thursday at 9am - a half-hour service

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Monday to Thursday at 5pm

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Thursday March 29

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Friday March 30

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Sunday April 1

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If I Speak in the Tongues...

Undoubtedly the most

popular Bible reading

to have at weddings is

the thirteenth chapter of

Paul’s first letter to the

Corinthians. It is a fairly short

passage, but has such resonance

and poetry contained within it that

parts of it have entered the English

language even where their original

context is forgotten.

It is a hymn to love. Unusually

it’s a passage that does not

once mention God.

Perhaps that is one

reason why it

has remained

so popular;

it could, in

theory at least,

be spoken

of by those

of all faiths

and none.

The Beatles

sang that all you

needed was love.

Paul said something

similar – not that all you

need is love, but that without love

you can have nothing else. If

I speak in the tongues of men

and of angels, if I can fathom all

knowledge and mysteries, if I have

a faith that can move mountains

but do not have love then I am a

noisy cymbal, full of sound and

fury, signifying nothing (that last bit

is Shakespeare, not St Paul, but

Paul would have agreed).

Paul then goes on to describe

what love is, and he describes

love not in terms of fluffy emotions

as though we were settling down

to a Christmas rom-com movie.

Love is not baking cakes, buying

flowers or giving your last Rolo

to someone that you’re fond of.

Love is, according to Paul, patient,

kind, not envious, not boastful,

not proud, not rude, not selfseeking,

not easily angered but

instead delights in truth, always

protects, always trusts, always

hopes, always perseveres. Paul

was trained in the ancient art of

rhetoric – the skill of speaking and

writing to great effect – and as he

gets into his stride so you can feel

the waves of his poetry swelling

and building up.

Finally he ends by saying that

whereas everything else will

come to a natural end,

love lasts eternally

within a holy trinity

of faith, hope and

love, the greatest

of which is love.

It’s not

surprising that so

many wedding

couples do choose

this passage (though

other fine ones are

available!) but what

about the absence of God?

In a church wedding you might

expect the Bible passage to say

something about the Almighty.

As I usually explain to the dewyeyed

couple in the church, this

passage is in fact all about God.

Another possible wedding reading

says bluntly “God is Love”, and,

for the Christian, God and love

can be interchangeable words.

You change the words in the

passage from love to God (“God

is patient, God is kind, God is not

easily angered etc…”) and you

would still get the sense of the

hymn. God is the author of love

and is at the heart of human love.

That is one of the messages that I

try to bring across to the wonderful

celebration that is marriage.

Rev Toby Hole

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Loving the P

As humans, we are programmed

to seek community. It is when

we live in community that we

harness the best in each other.

We may not always get on with

our neighbours but for good or bad they

are there and we will be happier and

be more fulfi lled if we seek their welfare

because our welfare is tied in with

theirs in ways that we cannot always

appreciate. Only when we grasp this

truth will we be truly alive.

Our society, currently, is a deeply

individualistic one. We have

largely lost the concept of

helping others because we

feel that we need to focus

on ourselves and those

closest to us and only

then can we help others.

I am not sure that will

work in the long term

because we will never

have enough and only

when we put the needs

of others before ourselves

will we see real growth in

them and ourselves, although maybe

not in the ways we might expect. If we

wish to seek real change then we need

community because the ‘whole is greater

than the sum of the parts’. Only by

working together can we bring about real

change.

Jean Vanier the founder of L’Arche

communities which is spread over 37

countries and is an organisation for

people with developmental diffi culties

and those who support them, put it like

this: “One of the marvellous things

about community is that it enables us to

welcome and help people in a way we

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People Around You

YOUR NEIGHBOUR NEEDS

couldn’t as individuals. When we pool

our strength and share the work and

responsibility, we can welcome many

people, even those in deep distress, and

perhaps help them fi nd self-confi dence

and inner healing.”

Or to put it another way to quote John

Donne – ‘no man is an island’ – we all

need each other even if we choose not

recognise it.

Some people withdraw from society but

others fi nd themselves isolated through

no fault of their own. It is to those people

that our thoughts must turn. Often they

are the weakest and least self-suffi cient

in our society and as such need our

loving attention. It is true that how we

treat the vulnerable in our society is a

refl ection of the health of our society as

a whole. If as a society we treat those

who are especially vulnerable – the very

young, the elderly, those living on the

margins and those who are struggling

with life – with love and care then we will

have a better society in which to live.

There was a time when mothers were

the kingpin of the community. They

knew whose husband had been made

redundant and who would welcome a

food parcel. They knew who had been in

hospital and who would value a hot meal

being taken round. They would know

when a marriage had broken down and

who needed a listening ear.

We all need each other at times,

however society changes and some of

the benefi ts of community are lost – but

this also creates other opportunities if we

choose to seek them out. There may well

be people who are living near us who

have no one to turn to and need a good

neighbour – is that you?

Steve Winks

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Film Focus on Love

I

love fi lms. I have just

discovered a wonderful

TV channel called Talking

Pictures which shows old

movies 24 hours a day.

As a test of my memory I try to

reel off all the old actors’ names,

especially from the 50s and 60s.

But, let me ask you a question...

Are there still ‘women’s pictures’

and ‘movies for men’? There

shouldn’t be, but there are. The

latter is actually a movie cable

channel showing a mixture of

war fi lms, westerns and “action”

movies. Do men watch it? I

certainly don’t. But how do you

tell it’s a ‘women’s picture’? Well,

one of the ways is to see if the

word ‘love’ is in the title. Put love

in the title and you are guaranteed

to interest women of a certain age

and inclination. Or you used to be.

In this age of equality, many

people of either gender still have

favourites, based on their gender. I

don’t include myself in this. A good

fi lm is a good fi lm, regardless

of who is acting, the theme, the

setting or the language spoken.

I can watch a fi lm about love, as

long as it isn’t mawkish, sugary,

sentimental or stereotypical. I

am one of the few people never

to watch The Sound of Music so

I know what

I am talking

about!

Back to

fi lm titles

containing

the word love.

Love Story

and Love

Actually will

have attracted

many females

when they

were released

but perhaps not so much now.

I think that James Bond movies

attract males and females alike

but in the 60s when To Russia

With Love came out more men

would have caught it than women.

What else have we got? The Love

Bug was for children. To Sir, With

Love looked at social problems.

Shakespeare in Love was a

comedy. Women in Love was

based on a classic novel.

Putting love in the title no

longer means that the movie will

be romantic. Not so in the 50s

when we had Love is a Many

Splendoured Thing and Love in

the Afternoon. Neither fi lm is as

raunchy as the title suggests, by

the way. There are thousands of

fi lms whose title includes that little

word. We even have Love in the

Time of Cholera! and Capitalism:

A Love Story. Several Woody Allen

fi lms use the word love.

Writing is not easy, be it novels,

plays or fi lm scripts. But one of

the hardest things is to come up

with a title. My cynical view is

that fi lm producers and the fi lm

distributors will persuade writers

and directors to include the word

love in the title so that their piece

of work will attract more punters

and make more money at the box

offi ce. They could use the word

‘sex’ but that may put some people

off. Using ‘love’ will appeal to

many cinema visitors, looking for

escapism and romance. Perhaps

not so much now as in the 40s

and 50s but it probably still has

an effect. In a list of 100 movies

voted the worst of all time, I found

only one with ‘love’ in the title. At

Long Last Love made in 1975 and

starring Burt Reynolds. Check it

out. It’s on Netfl ix.

David Manning

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1tsp salt

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200ml milk

200g mixed dried fruit

2tsp cinnamon

1tsp mixed spice

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a little milk

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and then the spices and fruit.

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Shape into buns and arrange

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Make a cross on each

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Cover and leave to

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Redefi ne the

crosses.

Bake for 15 mins at

220°c Gas7.

Make a glaze

by dissolving the

granulated sugar in milk,

bring to the boil and simmer

for two minutes.

As soon as the buns are out of the

oven, brush them with the glaze

and cool on a wire rack.

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St Valentine

February 14 is a day for

lovers – when cards and

chocolates arrive from

mystery senders and the

price of red roses soars in

our fl orists.

But what’s the history of St

Valentine – the man who gives his

name to this special day?

St Valentine is known to be

a real person who died

around AD 270 but the

truth about his life

and identity is a bit of

a mystery. There are

various myths and

legends about the

man and why he is

celebrated.

In one account,

Valentine is described as a

temple priest who was beheaded

near Rome by the emperor

Claudius II for helping Christian

couples to wed. Another account

says that he was the Bishop of

Terni, also martyred by Claudius II

on the outskirts of Rome.

Because of the similarities

in these, they could be the

same person – a man who was

beheaded for performing Christian

weddings despite Claudius II

banning young Roman men from

being married. Claudius felt that

single men made better soldiers as

they would be more willing to die.

St Valentine was also found

guilty of ministering to Christians

– persecuted under the Roman

Empire.

As well as this St Valentine,

there were many others with

the same name – all killed

for their faith. The name

was popular up until the

eighth century AD and

means strong, worthy

or powerful. The one

we now celebrate on

February 14 is officially

known as St Valentine of

Rome.

In the fifth century Pope

Gelasius declared February 14 as

St Valentine’s Day, although it was

not until the 14th century that the

day became associated with love.

Whatever the true story is, this

man is celebrated for the way he

shared God’s love with others and

was willing to die for doing so.

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84 Charing Cross Road

by Helene Hanff

One of my all-time

favourite books, 84

Charing Cross Road

was fi rst published in

1970. A true story, it is

written in the form of a series of

letters from the author, Helene

Hanff, an impoverished American

writer, to Frank Doel, head buyer

of Marks & Co, antiquarian

booksellers, Charing Cross Road.

When Hanff reads an

advertisement for Marks & Co. in

a magazine she writes to them

requesting somewhat obscure

books and publications which

she cannot obtain in her native

New York. Thus begins a 20-year

correspondence between her and

Frank Doel.

The letters at fi rst are short

and rather witty as she details

her likes and dislikes of the

various book and translations she

receives. Frank is always aware

that Helene’s income is limited

and engages the help of the other

members of staff to help fi nd

books which will suit her taste.

Helene’s joy when she opens

her parcels is infectious. She

writes of the beauty of leather

bound fi rst editions and the gold

tooling and wonderful illustrations.

She says that there is nothing

like the touch and smell of a

beautifully produced pamphlet or

book. Of being able to turn the

pages and sense that someone

else had enjoyed the book before

her.

As the years progress so the

friendship between the two people

develops and little personal

details emerge about family, other

members of staff and observations

on their struggles

with life in post

WW2, when certain

foodstuffs were hard

to come by.

Insights into

their lives are both

charming and

heartwarming.

Helene begins to

send food parcels

and Christmas

and birthday gifts,

as by now she is

corresponding with

some of the staff

as well. They discuss such topics

as the Coronation of Queen

Elizabeth and how to make a

good Yorkshire Pudding!

In 1987 a film was made of

the book starring Anne Bancroft

as Helene, Anthony Hopkins as

Frank and Judy Dench as Frank’s

wife. This is one of the occasions

where I think the film enhances

the book. As I read the book again

I can hear the tapping of Helene’s

old typewriter and visualise Frank

attending house sales in search

of antiquarian books. I can put a

face to each character, because

it is brilliantly cast, and enjoy the

passing of time as each character

develops. It is a book which may

be read in one sitting or one letter

at a time. I heartily recommend it.

Helene could never afford

to visit the shop until 1971.

The shop was by then empty.

Frank Doel died in 1968 from

peritonitis. Helene continued a

correspondence with his wife.

84 Charing Cross Road has a

commemorative plaque affixed

to the wall. Sadly no longer a

bookshop but a McDonalds.

Vicki Harris is a member of St

Chad’s Third Age Book Group

Book Review

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Don’t Lose Your Humanity

Imagine ... if an organic pod

was growing in your cellar,

slowly turning into a replica of

you, until you fell asleep and it

became you, and the original

you wasn’t needed any more,

because you were now one of the

Pod People.

That is essentially the plot of the

1956 movie Invasion of the Body

Snatchers. Spores drifting in outer

space float to earth in Santa Mira, a

typical American small town, where

everyone knows everyone else –

until the spores grow into the pods

which become the townspeople

and the other townspeople begin to

realise they don’t know them any

more. Then they, too, are taken

over by the alien invaders. As the

Pod People distribute more and

more pods beyond Santa Mira, they

threaten a takeover of the entire

planet!

OK, so it’s science fiction, which

by its nature usually contains more

fiction than science. In fact, there

is so much suspension of reality

between its covers or, in this case,

between the first and last reels, that

the science is usually manipulated

to set, further and finally resolve

the plot. And the plot can’t be lost,

because ultimately it is subservient

to the story’s metaphors, which

Isaac Asimov, author of I, Robot and

Fantastic Voyage, said we ignore at

our peril.

What, then, are the metaphors in

Invasion of the Body Snatchers that

we must not ignore?

At the time of the film’s release, the

United States was recovering from

Senator Joe McCarthy’s investigation

into communist infiltration, first

of the State Department and

then everywhere else, including

Hollywood. However, in an interview

on its 1998 DVD release, lead actor

Kevin McCarthy (no relation) said

he was not aware of any political

allegory, when it was made. And in I

Thought We Were Making Movies,

Not History, Walter Mirisch also

recalls that producer Walter Wanger,

director Don Siegel, scriptwriter Dan

Mainwaring, and Jack Finney, author

of The Body Snatchers, the novel

which inspired the movie, never saw

it as ‘anything other than a thriller,

pure and simple’.

And thrill us this movie certainly

does – as its story takes us deeper

than politics, suggested or real,

to the very heart of our human

condition. And shows us what would

happen, if we ever lost our humanity,

because it’s not only bodies which

are being snatched: as the aliens

assume their sleeping victims’

identities, they leave their humanity

behind. All it takes is to nod off for a

moment.

While falling asleep as a

democratic society could lead to a

totalitarian future, or as somnolent

individuals help bring that about,

whatever were left would still have

people in it, with all the emotions of

which humans are capable, including

love. The Pod People, however,

are incapable of love – or hate, or

anything in between. They just are,

existing only to invade our world,

dehumanise it and move on.

‘Join us,’ they advise Dr Miles J

Bennell, last man standing in Santa

Mira, ‘life will be much simpler and

better.’

He is not convinced – and nor

should we be. While there are seven

billion of us, we are all individuals,

with all that is human programmed

in from birth. We lose our humanity

at our peril. We must not nod off and

allow that to happen.

If Invasion of the Body Snatchers

teaches us anything, I believe it

teaches us that.

Stephen Dowson

St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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A relaxed and friendly place for a chat

Coffee morning for anyone over 50

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Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Registers 2017

Baptism

December

17 Rose Waterhouse

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.

To find out more, go to

www.stchads.org/services

St Chad’s Church has two

rooms available for hire at

56 Abbey Lane

Healing Rooms

at the Big Tree Pub

Wednesday mornings

10.30-12.00

1st & 3rd Wednesday evenings

7.45- 9.00

As part of an international

Christian organisation, we seek

to freely serve the local

community in prayer for the sick.

www.woodseatshealingrooms.org

Tel. 0114 3600616 (answerphone)

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

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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Contacts

WOODSEATS • SHEFFIELD

CHURCH OFFICE 274 5086

Linden Avenue, S8 0GA

email: offi ce@stchads.org

If you want to contact the church offi ce and there is no one available, please leave a

message or send an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Vicar Toby Hole (Vicarage) 274 9302

email: toby@stchads.org

Assistant Minister for the elderly Yvonne Smith 274 5086

Readers

Daren Craddock, Amy Hole,

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Youth Worker Nick Seaman 274 5086

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Impact magazine Tim Hopkinson 274 5086

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Church Wardens Ann Firth 274 5086

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Deputy Wardens Linda McCann 274 5086

Uniformed Groups

Group Scout Leader Ian Jackson 235 3044

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St Chad’s Church, Linden Avenue, Woodseats

Church Office: Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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764 Chesterfield Road, Woodseats, Sheffield, S8 0SE

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Church Office: Linden Avenue, Sheffield S8 0GA

Tel: (0114) 274 5086

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