There are times when the news around the world can seem bleak and depressingly dark. In such a context the hope and joy of Christmas can sometimes seem to be an almost forlorn hope. Yet there are moments when we also see the best of humanity. For me the last week or so of midwinter […]
Last night was the annual Men’s Group Curry Night with pantomime type entertainment. The food was magnificent but the entertainment was abysmal. Even so, nobody asked for their money back.
A lost war poem written one hundred years ago is to read aloud this coming Remembrance Sunday. It tells the story of John Rice who lived in New Street, High Green and worked at the old Tankersley Colliery. He was a member of the choir at St Saviour’s Church and a playing member of its […]
Our Thursday Club (Alzheimer’s Support Group) celebrated its 28th Anniversary. To join in fun, the Mayor of Sheffield and her consort joined us for a celebration lunch. The Vicar (who else?) made a speech supported the work of the club and especially Shirley and Dorothy who have been key members for all those 28 years. He […]
Last Sunday St Saviour’s Church had a 12 Hours of Prayer to focus on our ministry amongst young families. In addition to the services, the day was divided up into one hour sections with each session led by a different group using a different style of prayer. At the end of the day we had […]
Last week we celebrated Harvest. The flower arranging team really excelled themselves. So a big thank you to them. Also, all the food that was given has now been taken down to our foodbank as part of the work of our Community Project. So a big thank you to everyone who gave so generously. Simon, Vicar