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Memorial service for Nelson Mandela
6pm on Thursday 12th December at Leeds Minster, Kirkgate, Leeds, LS2 7DJ
Leeds Churches Together in Mission and Leeds Minster, working closely in partnership with Leeds City Council, have issued an invitation to everyone to a service of commemoration and celebration of the life of Nelson Mandela, who was an Honorary freeman of the city of Leeds.
The service will be followed by light refreshments.
RSVP to Janet Mann, telephone: 0113 245 2036 or email: email@example.com
Wetherby Toy Appeal
During November at selected shops in Wetherby, and also on
Saturdays November 16 to December 14 in Wetherby Baptist Pop-up Church
Once again, the Toy Appeal, for those children whose families simply cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas, will take place in the town.
Please consider buying an extra gift as you do your Christmas shopping and donating it to the Appeal.
For more details, including a list of collecting points and suitable gifts, visit the Toy Appeal web site.
Listen to the Toy Appeal launch on Tempo FM (by kind permission of Tempo FM)
As has become our custom, Christmas cards containing details of the Christmas services in all the churches in Wetherby are being distributed to every home in the town. You can read or download a copy here.
The services are also listed on this page.
You will be assured of a warm welcome at any of the services in any of our churches - do come along!
1.45pm, Monday December 16, at St James
This event is for all ages and abilities and is organised by the Prospects Team.
Everyone is welcome - do come along!
There will be festive refreshments afterwards...
Click to download the poster on the right and use it wherever you can.
Fair Trade Christmas Market
10am - 4pm, Saturday December 14, in Wetherby Town Hall
This is the third annual Fair Trade Christmas market and is a great opportunity to find some unusual gifts which will not only delight the recipients, but will also help those who made them.
Town Carol service
7.30pm, Wednesday December 18, outside the Town Hall
This community event, which is organised by the Rotary Club, will feature plenty of carols led by Wetherby Silver Band and Rev Dr Sally Nelson will be speaking. Please do come along and support this event. (As an added incentive, mulled wine and mince pies are also promised!)
Christmas Eve Carols
10.30am, December 24 in the Horsefair Centre
This is our traditional musical offering to Christmas shoppers, as we sing carols to help express the true spirit and meaning of Christmas. Everyone is warmly encouraged to come and join us for what is always a happy occasion.
Churches Together Prayer Group
9.15 - 10.00am on a Wednesday in January (the precise date has yet to be decided),
This is a great opportunity to meet with other Christians from around the town to pray for our community, and to enjoy a coffee and fellowship afterwards in the coffee lounge.
These monthly meetings take place on the first Wednesday of every month throughout 2013.