Blog

110 of 198 items

Ash Wednesday

by Vicar
Ash Wednesday 1

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of Lent.  It is preceded by Shrove Tuesday (often now called Pancake Day – the old idea being to use up luxury foods the day before Ash Wednesday so that the kitchens would be bare for the period of Lent).  Ash Wednesday starts the Lent period of prayer and reflection.  Lent […]

Songs of Praise in High Green

by Vicar
Songs of Praise

The well-known BBC television programme, Songs of Praise, has been filming this past week here in High Green.  The cameras were here to tell the story of Maureen Greaves and the creation of the St Saviour’s Community Project back in 2012.  The team filmed at the project shop and then at the community allotment.  Hopefully, […]

Visit of the Bishop of Northern Argentina

by Vicar
Nick Catherine Drayson 2

We at St Saviour’s are very much looking forward to the visit on Sunday of Bishop Nick Drayson and his wife Catherine.  Bishop Nick is the Bishop of Northern Argentina and is our link mission partner through CMS/SAMS. It will be great to have them at our 5th Sunday Special tomorrow and we look forward […]

New Families & Children’s Workers Posts Available

by Vicar
families-worker-pd-jd

St Saviour’s and St Mark’s are seeking to appoint two part time Families & Children’s Workers. The Person & Job Description and the Application Forms are available to download here:   families-worker-job-description-person-specification-2016 families-worker-application-form-2016 Applications have to be in by Friday 19th November and the interviews will be held on Saturday 26th November. Simon, Vicar

Reader in Training Joins St Saviour’s

by Vicar
michael-armes-2

We welcome Michael Armes to St Saviour’s.  Michael is training to become a Reader and is on a placement with us until Christmas as part of his training.  His home parish is Thurgoland.  We hope that his time amongst us is profitable and we look forward to seeing him in the months ahead. Simon, Vicar

St Mark’s Readers

by Vicar
smg-readers-2016

Our sister Church, St Mark’s Grenoside, recently celebrated the licensing of three people to be Readers.  Helen Spooner, Chris Knight and Helen Knight have now completed three year’s training and were launched by the Bishop of Doncaster at the Cathedral.  All of us at St Saviour’s offer our congratulations and God’s blessing to them. Simon, […]