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Archbishop Joins Pudsey Parish Mission

Pudsey Parish Church Parish Mission 5th - 10th May 2015

Friday 10th April 2015

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is supporting Pudsey’s week-long parish mission, where he will speak about his journey of faith, at one of the many events taking place from 5th to 10th May 2015.

Paul Ayers, the vicar at Pudsey Parish Church said: “I have been delighted by the response and enthusiasm for our parish mission – it’s been great and it's fantastic that the Archbishop is to inspire us with his own journey of faith. We passionately believe in Pudsey, the people and the place – and our mission is to serve Jesus Christ for the people of Pudsey.  Everyone is welcome to share this journey.  Come and join us!”

In addition to the Archbishop speaking at the Civic Hall on 5 May, Rachel Waddilove, a former nanny for the children of both Gwyneth Paltrow and Minnie Driver is to speak on child care matters at an event on the 6 May.  Leeds Rhino and local boy Jamie Jones Buchanan is to share his inside story on playing pro in one of the toughest sports in the world on 7 May. Pudsey’s parish youth club night on Friday will have a live band, with music from ‘This Resistance’.  Saturday 9th May is dedicated to families with a fun day planned in the Church grounds with a bunch of free activities, followed by a party in the parish.  There will be services on Sunday 10th to which all are invited to attend.

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Pudsey Parish Mission  - Key Events 5th to 10th May 2015.


    • Tuesday 5th  - An Evening with Archbishop Sentamu, Pudsey Civic Hall +


    • Wednesday 6th - Rachel Waddilove  


    • Thursday 7th - An Evening with Jamie Jones Buchanan of Leeds Rhinos. +


    • Friday 8th - Youth Night with Live Band +


    • Saturday 9th (afternoon) - Family Fun Day  - Church grounds


    • Saturday 9th (evening) - "May Ball" 


    • Sunday 10th - Guest Services, times to be confirmed.


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