Service sheet for Sunday 24th October 2021

The Christian Community of St Giles-on-the-Hill

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 24th October 2021

Bible Sunday

God entrusts us with the gift of the word, that we may seek the path of wisdom and light and grow deeper into the love of God. Let us worship with open and thankful hearts.

Sung Mass today is at 10.30am. Our President and Preacher is Fr Peter Varney. The service is set out in the white service booklet. The collect and readings are to be found overleaf. Hymns are from the New English Hymnal.

Introit Hymn 369   Happy are they, they that love God

Psalm 19

Gospel acclamation   Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors   We do not live by bread alone
But by every word that comes from the mouth of God

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Priest   Hear the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to John

All   Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel   John 5:36b-47

Priest   This is the gospel of the Lord

All   Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 310   We hail thy presence glorious

Communion Hymn 272   All for Jesus! all for Jesus!

Recessional Hymn 407   Lord, thy word abideth

Organ Voluntary   Stanford – Postlude Op.105 No. 6

Next Sunday’s readings: Wisdom of Solomon 3:1-9;   Psalm 24:1-6;   Revelation 21:1-6a;   John 11:32-44

Our 2021 Church motto ‘Be kind to yourself’!

Rector  Vacancy

Churchwardens  Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)

Newsletter and Traidcraft  Kate Baldry (01362 695503)  click to email

Church website  https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com                Twitter @stgilesnorwich

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons
Dorothy and Rodney Head  Servers Susan Morris-Prosser and John Baldry  1st Reading Nigel Simpson  2nd Reading Sue Prutton  Intercessions Carole Hill  Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson and Bob Emsell  Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 26 October          12 noon  Mass – Revd Annie Blyth
Friday 29 October             10.00am  Mass – Fr Brian Wilcox
Sunday 31 October           10.30am  Sung Mass – Revd Kate Belcher
All Saints’ Sunday

FURTHER DIARY DATES
Tuesday 2 November         12 noon  All Souls’ Day Requiem Mass
Sunday 14 November        10.30am  Remembrance Sunday Sung Requiem Mass
Faure Requiem with the St Giles Singers
Saturday 20 November      11am-1pm  Christmas Stalls
Sunday 21 November        10.30am  Mass of Christ the King
Sunday 28 November        10.30am  Mass for Advent Sunday
Wednesday 1 December    7.00pm  Licensing of Fr Alaric Lewis at St Giles
Sunday 12 December         5.30pm  Carol Service

NOTICES
We welcome
any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And please take a look at our website at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Our October charity is the Leprosy Mission which works to break the chains of leprosy and empower people to attain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness. Please donate to this vital charity – there is a display and collecting box at the back of church.
Norwich East Deanery The latest Deanery Prayer Calendar is now available and can be viewed, downloaded and saved to your PC, tablet or phone by clicking/touching here.
All Souls’ Day
Requiem Mass Tuesday 2 November Do add names to the list at the back of the church to remember your loved ones. Please write clearly or print names. The readers at the service may sometimes struggle a little.
Remembrance Sunday This year our service on 14 November will include the St Giles Singers singing Fauré’s beautiful Requiem Mass. The Roll of Honour will be read as usual. Fr Peter Varney is the Celebrant and Preacher for what will be a special and moving service, so do please come and bring friends, family and guests if you can.
Christmas Stalls will be on Saturday 20 November in the church from 11am to 1pm. We shall have the regular Stalls so if you have any books, bric-a-brac or tombola items please bring them into church, and cakes on the day please. If you can help, please do contact Pat or Elsie. We would love lots of people to come so please do publicise this event.
Traidcraft will be on sale on Sunday 21 November and there will be lots of Craft items as well which make ideal Christmas presents. The Autumn catalogue is now available to borrow from the back of church (on the bookcase). And do have a look online where you can find Sale items as well. Kate will be happy to make up your order and bring it to church for you.
Prize draw We have a small, lonely Teddy Bear. Buy a square on the board in church at £1.00 apiece, and you could be the one to take him home!

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Service sheet for Sunday 17th October 2021

The Christian Community of St Giles-on-the-Hill

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 17th October 2021

Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

When James and John approached Jesus to request the best places in heaven, Jesus told them they did not know what they were asking. As we approach our God today, let us ask God to make clear to us the implications of all our requests.

Sung Mass today is at 10.30am. Our President and Preacher is Revd Kate Belcher The service is set out in the white service booklet. The collect and readings are to be found overleaf. Hymns are from the Celebration Hymnal.

Introit Hymn 19   All hail the power of Jesus’ name

Psalm 91

Gospel acclamation   Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors   We do not live by bread alone;
But by every word that comes from the mouth of God

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Priest   Hear the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark

All   Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel   Mark 10.35-45

Priest   This is the gospel of the Lord

All   Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 380   Lord, for tomorrow and its needs

Communion Hymn 187   The Servant King

Recessional Hymn 568   O Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder

Organ Voluntary   Elgar – Imperial March

There will be a Traidcraft Stall after Mass today.

Next Sunday’s readings:  Isaiah 55:1-11;  Psalm 19:7-14;  2 Timothy 3:14-4:5;  John 5:36b-47

Our 2021 Church motto  ‘Be kind to yourself’!

Rector  Vacancy
Churchwardens  Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft  Kate Baldry (01362 695503) click to email

Church website  https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com                  Twitter @stgilesnorwich

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head  Servers Jonny and Lindsey Green  1st Reading Kate Baldry  2nd Reading   Kathryn Ives   Intercessions John Baldry   Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson and Bob Emsell   Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 19 October           12 noon Mass – Fr Brian Wilcox
Thursday 21 October          7.00pm PCC meeting in church
Friday 22 October               10.00am Mass – Fr Peter Varney
Sunday 24 October             10.30am Sung Mass – Fr Peter Varney
Bible Sunday

FURTHER DIARY DATES
Sunday 31 October              10.30am All Saints’ Sunday Sung Mass
Tuesday 2 November           12 noon All Souls’ Day Requiem Mass
Sunday 14 November          10.30am Remembrance Sunday Sung Requiem Mass
Faure Requiem with the St Giles Singers
Saturday 20 November        11am-1pm Christmas Stalls
Sunday 21 November          10.30am Mass of Christ the King
Wednesday 1 December       7.00pm Licensing of Fr Alaric Lewis at St Giles
Sunday 12 December            5.30pm Carol Service

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And please take a look at our website at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Christmas Cakes Please let Elsie know if you would like a Christmas cake this year. This might be the last year that she will be making them, so don’t miss your chance.
News from Fr David and Chris – please click here for Fr David’s latest update on their life in Monaco, where he is the Anglican Chaplain at St Paul’s, Monte Carlo.
The charities which St Giles will support next year will be decided by the PCC at their meeting this Thursday. There is a suggestion board at the back of the church – please speak to PCC members with your comments, queries and suggestions.
Our October charity is the Leprosy Mission which works to break the chains of leprosy and empower people to attain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness. Please donate to this vital charity – there is a display and collecting box at the back of church.
All Souls’ Day Mass Tuesday 2 November  Do add names to the list at the back of the church to remember your loved ones. Please write clearly or print names. The readers at the service may sometimes struggle a little.
Remembrance Sunday  This year our service on 14 November will include the St Giles Singers singing Fauré’s beautiful Requiem Mass. The Roll of Honour will be read as usual. Fr Peter Varney is the Celebrant and Preacher for what will be a special and moving service, so do please come and bring friends, family, and guests if you can.
Traidcraft  Kate will be selling Traidcraft on Sunday 21 November with additional Craft items for sale including Christmas Gifts. Do browse the Autumn catalogue and order from Kate.
Prize draw  We have a small, lonely Teddy Bear. Buy a square on the board in church at £1.00 apiece, and you could be the one to take him home!

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Service sheet for Sunday 10th October 2021

The Christian Community of St Giles-on-the-Hill

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 10th October 2021

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

Jesus warned that those who put their faith in financial wealth will never find God’s kingdom. Today let us join in worship of our God who brings us riches worth more than all the money in the world.

10.30am Sung Mass Our President and Preacher today is Fr Richard Capper. The service is set out in the white service booklet. The collect and readings are to be found overleaf. The hymns are from the New English Hymnal.

Introit Hymn 363   Glory in the highest

Psalm 90

Gospel acclamation   Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors   The word of the Lord endures for ever;
The word of the Lord is the good news announced to you.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Priest   Hear the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark

All   Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel   Mark 10:17-31

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 305   Soul of my Saviour, sanctify my breast

Recessional Hymn 381   Jerusalem the golden

Organ Voluntary   Boellman – Sortie

Next Sunday’s readings: Isaiah 53:4-12; Psalm 91:9-16; Hebrews 5:1-10; Mark 10:35-45

Our 2021 Church motto ‘Be kind to yourself’!

Rector  Vacancy
Churchwardens  Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft  Kate Baldry (01362 695503)  click to email

Church website  https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com                      Twitter @stgilesnorwich

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head   Servers John Baldry and Ben Shread  1st Reading Julia de Salis  2nd Reading John Baldry  Intercessions Carol Cullum  Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson and Bob Emsell  Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 12 October          12 noon Mass – Revd Maggie Diffey
Friday 15 October             10.00am Mass – Fr Richard Stanton
Sunday 17 October           10.30am Sung Mass – Revd Kate Belcher
Trinity 20                           Traidcraft Stall after Mass

FURTHER DIARY DATES
Thursday 21 October        7.00pm PCC meeting in church
Sunday 31 October            10.30am All Saints’ Sunday Sung Mass
Tuesday 2 November        12 noon All Souls’ Day Requiem Mass
Sunday 14 November        10.30am Remembrance Sunday Sung Requiem Mass
Faure Requiem with the St Giles Singers
Saturday 20 November     11am-1pm Christmas Stalls
Sunday 21 November        10.30am Mass of Christ the King
Wednesday 1 December    7.00pm Licensing of Fr Alaric Lewis as Priest-in-Charge

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And please take a look at our website (see over).
The charities which St Giles will support next year will be decided by the PCC at their meeting on 21st October. There is a suggestion board at the back of the church – please speak to PCC members with your comments, queries and suggestions.
Our October charity is the Leprosy Mission which works to break the chains of leprosy and empower people to attain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness. Please donate to this vital charity – there is a display and collecting box at the back of church.
Traidcraft Kate will be doing regular Stalls again starting with Sunday 17 October – this will be just food and cards. The new Autumn catalogue is now out and available to borrow from the back of church (on the bookcase). Do have a look online where you can find Sale items as well. Kate will be happy to make up your order and bring it to church for you.
All Souls’ Day Mass Tuesday 2 November Do add names to the list at the back of the church to remember your loved ones. Please write clearly or print names. The readers at the service may sometimes struggle a little.
Remembrance Sunday This year our service on 14 November will include the St Giles Singers singing Fauré’s beautiful Requiem Mass. The Roll of Honour will be read as usual. Fr Peter Varney is the Celebrant and Preacher for what will be a special and moving service, so do please come and bring friends, family and guests if you can.
Prize draw We have a small, lonely Teddy Bear. Buy a square on the board in church at £1.00 apiece, and you could be the one to take him home!
The Norwich Diocesan prayer diary is now produced in a new format and covers three months at a time. It is available to read on line here, where you can also enter your email address to have the diary sent to you (free) by email every time a new issue is published.
Our St Giles monthly prayer diary for the parish can be read and downloaded here.
All the latest news from the Diocese is available at their online news page here, and is regularly updated. It currently includes a wide-ranging report on the ways that churches adapted to provide worship during the Covid lockdown.
The roadworks in the vicinity of the church, Cleveland Road and the Grapes Hill roundabout will be continuing for the next month or two – details available on line at Norfolk County Council

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Service sheet for Sunday 3rd October 2021

The Christian Community of St Giles-on-the-Hill

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 3rd October 2021

Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

Jesus calls us to approach him with childlike faith and receive the kingdom of God.
In joy let us enter God’s courts and sing the praise of the one who saves us.

10.30am Sung Mass Our President and Preacher today is Revd Kate Belcher.
Today’s Mass includes the ministry of healing, which will now be a little earlier in the service. If you wish to receive healing for yourself or for a loved one, please go and sit in the Lady Chapel after communion.
The service is set out in the white service booklet. The hymns are from the New English Hymnal.

Introit Hymn 397   Let us with a gladsome mind

Psalm 8

Gospel acclamation   Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors   Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening;
You have the words of eternal life.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Priest   Hear the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Mark

All   Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel   Mark 10:2-16

Priest   This is the gospel of the Lord

All   Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 333   All my hope on God is founded

Communion Hymn 341   Blest are the pure in heart

Recessional Hymn 263   All creatures of our God and King

Organ Voluntary   Debussy – Clair de Lune

Next Sunday’s readings: Amos 5:6-7. 10-15;  Psalm 90:13-17;  Hebrews 4:12-16;  Mark 10:17-31

Our 2021 Church motto  ‘Be kind to yourself’!

Rector  Vacancy

Churchwardens  Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and  Bob Emsell (01603 439632)

Newsletter and Traidcraft   Kate Baldry (01362 695503) click to email

Church website  https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com           Twitter @stgilesnorwich

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head   Servers Jonny and Lindsey Green  1st Reading Diana Lamb 2nd Reading Kate Baldry   Intercessions John Baldry   Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson and Bob Emsell   Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 5 October 12 noon             Mass – Fr Brian Wilcox
Friday 8 October 10.00am               Mass – Fr Richard Stanton
Sunday 10 October 10.30am           Sung Mass – Fr Richard Capper
Trinity 19

FURTHER DIARY DATES
Thursday 21 October 7.00pm           PCC meeting in church
Sunday 31 October 10.30am            All Saints’ Sunday Sung Mass
Tuesday 2 November 12 noon          All Souls’ Day Mass
Sunday 14 November 10.30am        Remembrance Sunday Sung Requiem Mass
Faure Requiem with the St Giles Singers
Saturday 20 November 11am-1pm   Christmas Stalls
Sunday 21 November 10.30am        Mass of Christ the King
Wednesday 1 December 7.00pm      Licensing of Fr Alaric Lewis at St Giles

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And please take a look at our website at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Fr Alaric Lewis We are very pleased to announce that Fr Alaric Lewis is to be our next Priest-in-Charge at St Giles. Fr Alaric is already known to many of us as incumbent of St George, Colegate, and St George, Tombland, and he will be adding the half-time post at St Giles to his responsibilities. He will be licensed by the Bishop of Norwich for this additional role in a service at St Giles on Wednesday 1st December at 7.00pm, and we look forward to welcoming him to our church community. Born in USA, Fr Alaric is a widely experienced priest in the Catholic tradition. You can read more about him in his biographical summary – click here. Printed copies are also available at the back of church.
All Souls’ Day Mass Tuesday 2 November. Do add names to the list at the back of the church to remember your loved ones. Please write clearly or print names. The readers at the service may sometimes struggle a little.
Remembrance Sunday This year our service on 14 November will include the St Giles Singers singing Fauré’s beautiful Requiem Mass. The Roll of Honour will be read as usual. Fr Peter Varney is the Celebrant and Preacher for what will be a special and moving service, so do please come and bring friends, family and guests if you can.
Congratulations to Martin Mitchell who has recently been elected an Associate of the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers (formerly the Royal Engravers) and is now entitled to use the letters ARE after his name. Click the following links at the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers for details of Martin’s works and biography. Those who know his work will appreciate how well deserved is this recognition. Martin’s studio in Muspole Street is open daily during Norfolk Open Studios fortnight 25 September – 10 October. Do try to go and see the artist at work.
Also during Norfolk Open Studios we are very happy to welcome members of the Studio Arts Centre who will be doing some art demonstrations in the churchyard at the weekends. Many of you will know their shop/ gallery on the corner of Upper St Giles and Cow Hill.
Prize draw We have a small, lonely Teddy Bear. Buy a square on the board in church at £1.00 apiece, and you could be the one to take him home!
The charities which St Giles will support next year will be decided by the PCC at their meeting on 21st October. There is a suggestion board at the back of the church – please speak to PCC members with your comments, queries and suggestions.
Our October charity is the Leprosy Mission which works to break the chains of leprosy and empower people to attain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness. Please donate to this vital charity – there is a display and collecting box at the back of church.
Afghan refugees Anyone wishing to support Afghan people arriving in the UK can do so via the Bishop’s Refugee Fund. There is also a collection centre, managed by Alive Norwich, in Chantry Place (formerly Chapelfield Mall), located just outside House of Fraser.
The Norwich Diocesan prayer diary is now produced in a new format and covers three months at a time. It is available to read on line here, where you can also enter your email address to have the diary sent to you (free) by email every time a new issue is published.
All the latest news from the Diocese is available at their online news page here, and is regularly updated. Always interesting and informative, and worth checking while you are browsing!
Cleveland Road resurfacing work started on 31 August for 7 weeks. This may affect you if you drive to church. And further work follows on the Grapes Hill roundabout for 3 months. More details can be obtained from this link to Norfolk County Council.

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