The Christian Community of St Giles-on-the-Hill
welcomes you to worship with them on
Sunday 25th June 2017
Second Sunday after Trinity
“All the nations you have made shall come and bow down before you, O Lord, and shall glorify your name.” As we worship the Lord let us hold the psalmist’s words in our hearts, praying for vision and courage to proclaim through our words and actions Christ’s loving Gospel message to all creation.
Today the Rector will be giving a presentation about our charity of the month, the Church Urban Fund.
10.30am Sung Eucharist The service is set out in the white service booklet. The collect and readings are to be found overleaf. Hymns from the New English Hymnal.
Introit Hymn 114 Now is eternal life
Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia
Cantors I am the light of the world, says the Lord;
Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness but will have the light of life
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia
Priest Hear the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Matthew
All Glory to you, O Lord
Gospel Matthew 10:24-39
Priest This is the gospel of the Lord
All Praise to you, O Christ
Offertory Hymn 302 O thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray
Communion Hymn 304 Once, only once, and once for all
Recessional Hymn 76 Take up thy cross, the Saviour said
Organ Voluntary Bach – Fugue in C minor (BWV 546)
Next Sunday’s readings: Jeremiah 28:5-9; Psalm 89:1-18; Romans 6:12-end; Matthew 10:40-end
Deanery Prayer Calendar: St Andrew’s – Clergy: Martin Young; Outreach worker: Jonathan Piesse. Norwich University of the Arts Chaplain: Martin Young. Besom Charity: Sophie Kozmian-Ledward. Transforming Norwich. Church wardens attending the Visitation in the Cathedral on Tuesday night as we give thanks for their ministry.
2017 Church motto text “ Welcome one another….just as Christ has welcomed you.” Romans 15:7
Rector and Rural Dean of Norwich East Canon Darren Thornton, part-time, also Chaplain at UEA 01603 623724 firstname.lastname@example.org – day off on Monday
Parish Ordinands Tracy Williams and Annie Blyth
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) – email@example.com
The Deanery is on Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery – do ‘like’ and ‘post’ events.
https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com Twitter @stgilesnorwich Music Repro. Licence no.990580
ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head 1st Reading Carole Hill 2nd Reading Mavis Jacobs Intercessions Kate Baldry Chalice Jonny Green Servers John Baldry and Tracy Williams Organist Ian Graydon
DIARY FOR THE WEEK
This afternoon 2-5pm Our Churchwardens have been invited to afternoon tea at Bishop’s House to thank them for all they do
Tuesday 27 June 12 noon Noon Prayers
7.30pm Norwich Archdeaconry Central Visitation at the Cathedral. Our Churchwardens will be sworn into office – do come and support them!
Wed 28 and Thur 29 June Royal Norfolk Show – do visit the Diocesan Tent (+Traidcraft!)
Thursday 29 June 7.30pm Interesting Talk – Karen Hutchinson ‘Women in the Early Church’
Friday 30 June 10.00am Morning Prayer led by Carol Cullum
Sunday 2 July Third after Trinity 10.30am Sung Parish Mass
This service includes healing ministry with Revd Gillian Ireson
We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Please make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do go online at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com to find out more about St Giles.
Fr Darren will be away from Monday 26 to Friday 30 June.
Traidcraft at the Royal Norfolk Show Kate has been asked to do a stall in the Diocesan Marquee. If you are going to the Show then any offers of help on the Traidcraft Stall for half an hour or so would be very much appreciated! Please speak to Kate if you can help. Thank you!
Interesting Talk this Thursday – see diary above – do come, should be well worth hearing!
Our June Charity is the Church Urban Fund. Please look at the charities board for details. If you would like to make a personal donation (Gift Aided if possible) then do please put it in the box on the table by the stand or pass it to the Treasurer. Thank you!
Our next Bible Study will be on Monday 17 July at 7.30pm at 40 Havelock Road. Please do speak to Karen Kiddell if you would like to join us – you are most welcome to join this friendly group! We shall be studying the book of Ruth.
The Upper St Giles Street Fair and Traidcraft Stall The Street Fair will be on Sunday 9th July when the church will be kept open from after the Mass until 3.00pm with Traidcraft on sale. (This replaces the Traidcraft Stall which would have been held on 2 July.) There will be many craft items on sale including a ‘Half Price or Less’ Sale!
The West Pottergate Community Fun Day is on Saturday 15th July from 11am to 2pm. As before, there will be a table top bring-and-buy sale in the gardens of the Rectory. People are asked to bring their own tables and set up shop to sell their unwanted items and raise extra money for themselves – no commission. Janine and Marcus from Bloomers cafe will be providing drinks, cakes and a barbecue. Annie is hosting a stall to promote the church. If anyone else would like to run a stall for a good cause or just help out, please sign the list at the back of church to register your interest – all are welcome! For more info please talk to Tracy or call him on 07834 845623.
The Bishop of Norwich will be with us on Sunday 16thJuly for his pastoral visitation. He is looking forward to meeting the congregation over a glass of wine after the Mass. The Bishop will preside and preach. It would be good to have a wonderful turnout so that the Bishop can see us in good heart. Please do put the date in your diary and try to come.
Next Stalls will be at our Parish Fete on Saturday 2ndSeptember, our Patronal Festival weekend. Do keep the date free in your diary! It is wonderful news that Upper St Giles want to support us and may have a street fair on the Sunday to compliment what we are doing in Church.
Good News for Norwich and Norfolk newspaper (Summer) available, free, from the back of church.
Thank you! The Bishop and the Diocesan Secretary have written to thank us for having contributed £27,130 in 2016 for our Parish Share (100% of our allocation). The Bishop writes… “please accept our gratitude in supporting the mission and ministry of the church. It is very much appreciated.”