FLOWERS IN CHURCH The flowers this week have been donated in the memory of Austin, Elsie, Neil and Brian Rawding by all the family. TUESDAY 4TH OCTOBER 7PM THE DAILY OFFICE STRUCTURE, SHAPE AND HOW TO LEAD IT A teaching evening on the weekday office we use and a practical guide for those who may lead Evening Prayer during the week. PASTORAL ASSISTANTS Fr Gary is seeking a number of people who may assist in delivering pastoral care across the parish. There will be 4 training sessions on 6th,13th October and 3rd, 10th November at 7.30pm. Those who are interested can obtain further information about the training and discernment process from the Parish Office.  FATHER GORDON’S INDUCTION ON MONDAY 3 OCTOBER There is still plenty of space of the coach though many people have put down their names to attend this event and the fee for the transport is £20 per person.  Payment can be made by cash or cheque – please make cheques payable to Pamela Grant. The coach leaves St Wilfrid’s at 5.15pm and will wait at Staincliffe until we are ready to return. If anyone has difficulty with transport to and from St Wilfrid’s please speak to Pam Grant.Tel 01423 509971   DEVELOPMENT EVENTS   Wednesday 19 October 2016 – Autumn Lunch will be held in the Parish Hall.  Frank Flaherty is our guest speaker and his speech is entitled ‘Tales of an Irish Innkeeper’.  Frank was in charge of the Hotel Majestic for many years and is a most amusing raconteur.  Tickets £20 per person to include wine – on sale from 1 September 2016.  Saturday 12 November 2016  - Tim and Heather Rhodes GK Quiz Night will be held on at 7.30pm. Price to include fish and chip supper is £15 per person.  Tickets will be on sale from the beginning of October so do get your tables organised – maximum 8 people per table! Licensed Bar throughout the evening. Friday 18th November 2016 –‘An Evening with the Heritage Boys’ – a concert featuring the music from the 60s and 70s.  There will be a short quiz on the music and a hot supper followed by music to dance to, for those in the mood! Tickets £15 per person.  All proceeds in aid of St Wilfrid’s Development   REVD IAN JOHNSTON Ian has completed his curacy in Leeds and is now moving to a new post as Associate Priest in the Benefice of St. Thomas a Becket, Hampsthwaite with Felliscliffe, St. Thomas the Apostle, Killinghall and St. James, Birstwith.  He will have a particular focus in Killinghall. His licensing will be during a Eucharist on 27 October at 7.30pm at St. Thomas the Apostle, Killinghall.  Ian would be delighted to see his many friends from St Wilfrid’s at this service.   FROM FR GORDON Over the past few weeks, Julie and I have received many good wishes and kind cards fr which we are thankful. We have arrived safely in our new home and look forward to starting the next part of our lives here in West Yorkshire. We were overwhelmed by the leaving gifts that we received. Thank You all for your kindness and generosity. For those who are wondering what we spent the money buying, we bought a fridge freezer for the new house as our old one died a month ago. Be assured of my prayers as St Wilfrid's carries on proclaiming the Kingdom of God to the people of Harrogate. Once again, Thank You for your kindness toward me and Julie. Fr Gordon Newton