Please click here for the link to watch the service on Youtube
Sunday 18th September 2022
On Sunday the 9am and 10.45am services will be a Service of Holy Communion during
the period of mourning for the Late Queen Elizabeth II
The Church will also be open on Monday 19th- 10.00am - 2.00pm for private prayer,
lighting tealight candles and writing in the book of condolence. The Funeral Service will be streamed on the screen
All Welcome to come and watch the service with us.
·Pray and Play
For babies and preschool children along with their parents, here they will receive a very warm welcome and be cared for.
Apart from the first Sunday of the month which is an all age service, Pray & Play runs each Sunday during the 1045am service in the Narthex at the back of church .
Pray and Play is led by Sarah Leach and Hannah Morgan
Sunday Club The dates for Sunday Club are as follows:
Sunday 18th Rachel W and Charlotte.
Sunday 25th Rachel and Ben
October dates to follow
If your child is new to Sunday Club, they will need to register.
If you have changed your details in the past year, including address, contact number or child's medical info, please make sure you let us know.
Rachel and the Sunday Club team x
(Sunday Club Co-Ordinator)
Sunday 2nd October @ 10am
This will be a joint All-Age service, hope you can join us.
We are collecting for Harrogate Homeless Project- the items they are short of at the moment are-
Food Items UHT Milk, fruit juice,
coffee, white sugar,
pot noodles,tinned meat,
biscuits, cooking oil,
cereals and tinned food in good date,
Misc items Spray deodorant, toilet rolls,
toilet rolls & Sleeping bags are always welcome.
Please bring if possible donations in bags or boxes which can be recycled
Men's Morning Bible Study
The bible study on Monday 19th September 2022 is cancelled due to Queen Elizabeth II funeral.
The bible study will resume on Monday 3rd October 2022 10.30-11.30am
24 Hour Prayer
24 Hour prayer this month will be on Wednesday 28th and Thursday 29th September 8a.m.-8p.m. both days.
If you can do a slot, please let me know. Thank you Tina
A big thanks to all those who supported and donated for the blackberryfund- raiser for the Ainsworths and O’Boyles. I was able to give each family £250 which has been a great blessing to them.
Plus! for People over 60
Events Across the Diocese in Memory of Queen Elizabeth
Throughout the week there has been services taking place to give thanks for the life of Her Late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, and to mark the Accession of His Majesty King Charles III. A number of services continue to take place across the diocese. Please find details of some of those events below.
Saturday, September 17
· Service at Halifax Minster at 7pm
Sunday, September 18
· A Service of Commemoration atRipon Cathedral at 3.30pm
· A Multi-faith Vigil at Leeds Civic Hall at 6pm
· Civic Service in Remembrance of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Dewsbury Minster at 6pm
· Civic Commemoration and Thanksgiving for the Life of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Bradford Cathedralat 6.30pm
· Civic Special Commemoration Service at Huddersfield Parish Church at 7.15pm
Monday, September 19
· State Funeral streamed at Bradford Cathedral, 10am-4pm
· State Funeral streamed at Wakefield Cathedral, from 10am
State Funeral streamed at Ripon Cathedral, from 9.30am
Harrogate Band in Concert
Where: Starbeck Methodist Church When: Saturday 8th October 202 Time 7.30pm Entry: £8 at the door
Everyone is welcome to come and hear the band.
Harrogate District Foodbank The foodbank writes: We want to make sure that no one in our local community has to go hungry, but we need your help to make this happen. Your gift of financial support, time, business partnership and food can make a real difference.
Our local foodbank is at Life Destiny Church (behind the Methodist Church) 93B High Street Starbeck
If you would like further information on how to receive help, or to offer donations of food etc.
Please click here
Barn Dance - St Andrew's Church
Saturday 1st October 2022 6-9pm
Please can you bring the following:
Plate of food to share.
Drinks to share
Picnic set - knife, folk, spoon, plate, dish & glass for your own use which can be taken home afterwards to wash.
Help required to move chairs prior and after the barn dance. More details to follow in the coming weeks
Prayer for Healing
Tuesday Morning Prayer for healing 10.30 am. This is a recurring meeting. Meet anytime - All welcome
Financial Giving If you are attending church in person we are now taking up an offering during the service which you are invited to contribute to, otherwise you can pay into St Andrew's Church bank account at any time either by one-off bank transfers or by setting up a standing order Account name: St Andrews Starbeck PCC Sort code: 40-52-40 Account number: 00007527
Whilst phil is on sabbatical Sally Pickering (Curate) contact details are as follows Sally's email:Sally.Pickering@Leeds.anglican.org - Checked regularly please use for general contact. Sally's church mobile 07376552736 ( emergency/urgent contact)
This Weeks Prayer Points
U.K: Pray for the Royal family at this sad time, and also Liz Truss and the new government. Give thanks for the number of services being held and the public reading of the scriptures and many references to the Queen's faith. Pray that as people grieve, not only for the Queen, but also for personal losses during Covid, that many will awaken to faith in Jesus. Ask for stamina and strength for those who are taking part in various ceremonies, and for our police as they have the challenge of safety in such vast numbers of people coming together. Remember too, all church leaders, and especially Justin Welby and others who will play a key role in the funeral.
China/ Russia: This week a summit is being held in Uzbekistan with president Putin, Xi, and leaders from Turkey, Iran , India and Pakistan. Pray for the Lord's will to be done and that any alliances formed will not be detrimental to world peace. Remember the Christian communities in all these countries, many of whom suffer persecution. Pray about the zero tolerance Covid strategy of the Chinese government which causes a lot of hardship to the people.
Ukraine: Pray about the recent gains of the Ukrainian army in the Kharkiv region. Give thanks for the great joy these have brought to those who have been suffering under Russian occupation, but pray also that these losses will not lead to a further increase in Russian bombing and other attacks, especially in the region of Kherson. Continue prayers for the safety of the nuclear plant in Zaporizhzhia.
Kyrgyzstan/Tajikistan: There have been border clashes between these countries. Pray for peace, remembering Christians in both countries. In Tajikistan, they are supporting many Afghan refugees with food etc.
Kenya: Give thanks that the new president, William Ruto has been elected without violence and that he and his wife are Christians. Pray that they may carry out the will of the Lord regarding problems facing the country.
India/Janaki: Give thanks that Janaki is now in the U.K. Pray for her health, giving thanks that it is improving, and ask for strength that she may be able to share what is on her heart with all whom the Lord wants her to meet.
Continue to pray for her visit to us here. She arrives on 24th.
Belgium: Give thanks for a very useful conference last week in Nashville that the Prices were able to attend. This has led to important developments in the future expansion of the work of Ecriture, making worship songs in French for the French-speaking world. Pray for Nathan, for good friendships in his new school year.
Jo and Paula: Pray for Paula who is currently on retreat, and for Jo's health, for direction regarding the Lord's will for their ministry.
S.Africa: Continue prayer for the family. It was Kirsten's birthday this last week . Pray for the development of the Y.W.A.M base and the work ongoing with young people.
International Y.F.C: Pray for Martin who is now in Turkey till 21st, meeting with international leaders in Y.F.C. Pray for a fruitful conference and for Sam at home with Megan. Give thanks for Chesca and Jacob's engagement and ask for the Lord's blessing on all the family and continued healing for Sam.
B,Y.F.C: Pray for Joy starting her new job as counsellor at the hospice in Solihull, and Neil who has a lot of different engagements over the next few weeks. Pray especially for the launch of Redditch Y.F.C. in early Oct.
Local: Continue prayers for services at this time, and those who are coming into the church to light candles etc. Pray for all who lead, especially Sally, and our P.C.C. Continue prayer for our children and young people and the need for more Sunday Club leaders. Pray too, for the church finances, and those who are ill and their carers. Continue prayers for Phil, Bec and family.