Tag Archives: hospitality

How can we help refugees and asylum seekers?

A very good collation of opportunities within Sheffield to offer support, practical assistance, food and shelter to the increasing number of refugees and asylum seekers, can be found here.  It has been put together by Voluntary Action Sheffield and is … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Stranger

Prayer: God of grace and good news Send forth your Spirit to be with us today. As you speak your Word, may we hear it; As you show us your heart for the world, may we share it; And, as … Continue reading

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Shared Meals during 2015

Parish day May 2013

Sharing hospitality is a good way to get to know more people at St Mark’s… Continue reading

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Broomhill Festival 6 – 22 June ~ 40th Anniversary

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The Broomhill Festival is a local community celebration held every June, which brings Broomhill together, raising money for local charities. Continue reading

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Embracing the other

In one of his books David Jenkins talks tribalism – about how that by which we become most human, can also be that by which we dehumanise others. We gain our identity by our awareness of being a valued member … Continue reading

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Sermon preached at St John’s, Ranmoor

Over August Bank Holiday weekend, I returned to Greenbelt, a Christian festival of faith, arts and justice, which currently takes place at Cheltenham Race Course, although thankfully not when the gee-gees are in full stride. Continue reading

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Nurturing community is an important aspect of St Mark’s. We offer a social and events programme to provide members of the congregation with the opportunity to get to know each other outside formal worship times and to develop supportive relationships … Continue reading

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The ‘Horrible History’ Christmas Story and Crib Service 2012

Gathering in the Stable

The ‘Horrible History’ Christmas Story and Crib Service on Christmas Eve was one of the highlights of the Church’s festive season – a time when the whole Church family came together to experience the magic and hope of this special time. Continue reading

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St Mark’s Christmas Lunch – 25 December 2012

Christmas Lunch 2011

Following on from the last two year’s successful festive celebrations, Christmas lunch will once again be served at around 1.00 pm. Also, if you are able to help in some way or donate food or funds, please contact Gary Grief (ggrief@somail.it). … Continue reading

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Support for S6 Food Bank

S6 Food Bank logo

There are currently 2 Food Banks operating in Sheffield (Burngreave and S6), with a third one being set up, and following the Dioscesan ‘Salt and Light‘ away day we have been encouraged to support one of these rather than setting … Continue reading

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