Service sheet for 22nd October

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 22nd October 2017

Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

We gather together to draw each other into the quiet and stillness of God’s sacred space, that we may be refreshed in spirit and strength to live justly, to love kindness and to walk humbly with our Lord.

We welcome our Charity Speaker Veronica Welham from the Leprosy Mission.

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 333 All my hope on God is founded

Psalm 96

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 Matthew

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Matthew 22:15-22

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 296 Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour

Communion Hymn 304 Once, only once, and once for all

Recessional Hymn 437 Praise the Lord! ye heavens, adore him

Organ Voluntary Organ Voluntary: Boellmann – Toccata

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson Organist Ian Graydon Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head 1st Reading Kate Baldry 2nd Reading Mavis Jacobs Intercessions Carole Hill Chalice Carol Cullum Servers Annie Blyth and Vikkie Shread

Next Sunday’s readings: Nehemiah 8:1-12; Psalm 119:9-16; Colossians 3:12-17; Matthew 24:30-35

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 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off on Monday

Parish Ordinand Annie Blyth

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

Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) – kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com Twitter @stgilesnorwich Music Repro. Licence no.990580

Facebook – do have a look at some of the lovely pictures of St Giles @NorwichCityChurches

The Deanery is on Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery – do ‘like’ and ‘post’ events

DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Tuesday 24 October 8.30am Home Communion – Barbara Harper

12 noon Said Mass

Wednesday 25 October 7.00pm PCC meeting at the Rectory

Thursday 26 October 7.30pm Interesting Talk (details below)

Friday 27 October 10.00am Said Mass President Fr Peter Varney

Sunday 29 October Bible Sunday 10.30am Sung Parish Mass President and Preacher Revd Maggie Diffey

Deanery Prayer Calendar: St Andrew, Norwich – Clergy: Martin Young, William Warren; Outreach worker: Jonathan Piesse. Norwich University of Arts – Chaplain: Martin Young; Besom Charity: Sophie Kozmian-Ledward. Transforming Norwich.

NOTICES

We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. If you normally receive communion in your own church, you are welcome to do so here. If you are not a communicant, please come to the altar for a blessing, holding your service book.

PCC Members have envelopes to collect from the post tray.

Our next Interesting Talk will be this Thursday at 7.30pm. Prof Stephen Church from UEA will speak on ‘Henry III and the Making of the English State’.

Our next Bible Study will be Mon 6th November at 7.30pm when we shall begin studying the Gospel of Mark (venue to be confirmed). If you would like to join us then please do speak to Karen Kiddell.

Christmas Stalls will be on Saturday 25 November from 11am to 1pm. If you can help in any way do speak to Elsie or Rodney.

Good News for Norwich and Norfolk newspaper (Autumn Edition) is available to collect, free, from the back of church.

Our October Charity is the Leprosy Mission. Please look at the charities board for details. The PCC gives a donation to our chosen charity on behalf of us all. If you would like to make a personal donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the Charity of the Month display board.

Salvation Army Pottergate ARC – please do keep bringing in donations of tins and packets and place them in the box in the Tower Vestry. Many thanks to Elsie and David for organising the delivery of your gifts to the Salvation Army.

Our Parish Share next year will be £31339. This means that we shall be paying a further £836, an increase of 2.74% over our 2017 Parish Share. It is thankfully much less than the huge increases of the last few years. Please can I ask you all to consider prayerfully how you can increase your giving next year so that between us we can manage to cover this increase? Thank you! John Baldry

Publicising events at St Giles on social media If you would like to put your event on Facebook then please contact Kevin Michelson (Reader at St George Tombland) at kevinwmitchelson@aol.com and he will advertise it for you. The Deanery/City page currently has 536 followers – do join them if you are not one already!

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. We are running low and especially need white wine. Please do bring in any you would like to donate. Thank you very much!

Newsletter via email – would you like to receive this as soon as it is produced? It can be easily set up on the church website. Click on the FOLLOW box and give your details. You will now get the newsletter electronically each week. Any problems – please speak to Raymond Scott.

November is the month for remembering. This year it begins with the All Souls’ Day Mass on Friday 3 November at 10am. There is a list at the back of church to record the names of the departed you would like remembered. If you are putting names on the list it would be good if you could make every effort to attend the Mass to pray for them. All Saints will be on Sunday 5th November when the Mass will include a procession, healing ministry and a celebratory glass of wine after the service. The theme of remembering continues on Sunday 12 November as we keep Remembrance Sunday, which will include the reading of the Parish Roll of Honour.

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Service sheet for 15th October

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 15th October 2017

Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

We gather as those called and welcomed into the presence of the living God through the grace of the Son. Let us respond to this wonderful invitation by offering ourselves in worship.

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 Celebration Hymnal.

Introit Hymn 568 Oh Lord my God, when I in awesome wonder

Psalm 23

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 22:1-14

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 268 How lovely on the mountains are the feet of him

Communion Hymn 706 The Lord’s my shepherd

Recessional Hymn 619 Rejoice, the Lord is King

Organ Voluntary Buxtehude – Prelude and Fugue in D minor

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson Organist Ian Graydon Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head 1st Reading Pat Dutton 2nd Reading Julia de Salis Intercessions John Baldry Chalice David Johnson Servers John Baldry and Tim Ives

Next Sunday’s readings: Isaiah 45:1-7; Psalm 96; 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10; Matthew 22:15-22

Deanery Prayer Calendar: St Alban, Lakenham – Clergy: David Lloyd; Sports Minister: Ruth Graveling. Norwich School – Chaplain: Corin Child. City College Norwich – Chaplain: David Lloyd

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 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off on Monday

Parish Ordinand Annie Blyth

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

Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) – kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com Twitter @stgilesnorwich Music Repro. Licence no.990580

Facebook – do have a look at some of the lovely pictures of St Giles @NorwichCityChurches

The Deanery is on Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery – do ‘like’ and ‘post’ events

DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Tuesday 17 October 12 noon Said Mass Ignatius, Bishop of Antioch

Thursday 19 October 7.15pm Deanery Synod at Thorpe Hamlet – our representatives are Karen Kiddell, Bob and Pat Emsell

Friday 20 October 10.00am Said Mass

Sunday 22 October Trinity 19 10.30am Sung Parish Mass with charity speaker Veronica Welham from the Leprosy Mission

NOTICES

We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. If you normally receive communion in your own church, you are welcome to do so here. If you are not a communicant, please come to the altar for a blessing, holding your service book.

Our thanks to the Trustees of the Colton’s Acre General Trust for their donation of £200 towards our work with those from West Pottergate who call at the Rectory for food parcels.

Interesting Talks and Film Club donations – many thanks for the recent donations of £208.41 and £79.41 (total £287.82) from the Interesting Talks and Film Club respectively. We are most grateful to Carole Hill, Annie and Raymond for organising these popular events.

The Meditation Group will meet this Thursday at 5pm in a member’s house. Please contact Claire Vaughan Smith (618957) for venue details. (This Group no longer meets in Church.)

Our next Interesting Talk will be on Thursday 26 October at 7.30pm. Prof Stephen Church from UEA will speak on ‘Henry III and the Making of the English State’.

Our next Bible Study will be Mon 6th November at 7.30pm when we shall be studying the Gospel of Mark (venue to be confirmed). If you would like to join us then please do speak to Karen Kiddell.

Christmas Stalls will be on Saturday 25 November from 11am to 1pm. If you can help in any way do speak to Elsie or Rodney.

Good News for Norwich and Norfolk newspaper (Autumn) and The Magazine for September and October (with Diocesan Prayer Calendar) are available to collect, free, from the back of church.

Our October Charity is the Leprosy Mission. Please look at the charities board for details. The PCC gives a donation to our chosen charity on behalf of us all. If you would like to make a personal donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the Charity of the Month display.

Salvation Army Pottergate ARC – please do keep bringing in donations of tins and packets and place them in the box in the Tower Vestry. Many thanks to Elsie and David for organising the delivery of your gifts to the Salvation Army.

Our Parish Share next year will be £31339. This means that we shall be paying a further £836, an increase of 2.74% over our 2017 Parish Share. It is thankfully much less than the huge increases of the last few years. Please can I ask you all to consider prayerfully how you can increase your giving next year so that between us we can manage to cover this increase? Thank you! John Baldry

Publicising events at St Giles on social media If you would like to put your event on Facebook then please contact Kevin Michelson (Reader at St George Tombland) at kevinwmitchelson@aol.com and he will advertise it for you. The Deanery/City page currently has 536 followers – do join them if you are not one already!

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received.

Newsletter via email – would you like to receive this as soon as it is produced? It can be easily set up on the church website. Click on the FOLLOW box and give your details. You will now get the newsletter electronically each week. Any problems – please speak to Raymond Scott.

November is the month for remembering. This year it begins with the All Souls’ Day Mass on Friday 3 November at 10am. There is a list at the back of church to record the names of the departed you would like remembered. If you are putting names on the list it would be good if you could make every effort to attend the Mass to pray for them. All Saints will be on Sunday 5th November when the Mass will include a procession, healing ministry and a celebratory glass of wine after the service. The theme of remembering continues on Sunday 12 November as we keep Remembrance Sunday, which will include the reading of the Parish Roll of Honour.

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Service sheet for 8th October

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 8th October 2017

Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity

Being religious isn’t the purpose of our lives. Instead we need to be people who live out the kingdom of God daily.

Prisons Week is from 8th to 14th October. Lord have mercy.

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 206 Christ is our corner-stone

Psalm 80

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors My sheep hear my voice, says the Lord
I know them and they follow me

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Matthew 21:33-46

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 271 Alleluya, sing to Jesus

Communion Hymn 72 My faith looks up to thee

Recessional Hymn 427 O praise ye the Lord!

Organ Voluntary Dubois – Toccata

Next Sunday’s readings: Isaiah 25:1-9; Psalm 23; Philippians 4:1-9; Matthew 22:1-14 Deanery Prayer Calendar: St John Old Lakenham & St Paul Tuckswood – Clergy: Kate Belcher, Rosemary Rayner; Synod Reps: Elaine Taylor, Keith Tovey, Beryl Hayward, Jim Hayward. The valuable ministry of the Retired Clergy; Bishop’s Officer for Retired Clergy, Widowers and Widows: Andrew Sangster.

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 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off on Monday

Parish Ordinand Annie Blyth

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

Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) – kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com Twitter @stgilesnorwich Music Repro. Licence no.990580

Facebook – do have a look at some of the lovely pictures of St Giles @NorwichCityChurches

The Deanery is on Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery – do ‘like’ and ‘post’ events.

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST

Churchwarden on Duty Rowena Atkinson Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head 1st Reading Diana Lamb 2nd Reading Sue Prutton Intercessions Sheila Spreadbury Chalice Jonny Green Servers Karen Kiddell Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Tuesday 10 October 12 noon Said Mass Paulinus, 644

6.30pm Unknown Donors meeting at the Rectory

Friday 13 October 10.00am Said Mass Edward the Confessor, 1066

7.30pm Film Club – please see the railings outside St Giles for details

Saturday 14 October Bishop’s Mission Day at the Cathedral – all are welcome

Sunday 15 October Trinity 18 10.30am Sung Parish Mass

NOTICES

We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. If you normally receive communion in your own church, you are welcome to do so here. If you are not a communicant, please come to the altar for a blessing, holding your service book.

Today is your last opportunity to recommend a charity that you would like the St Giles PCC to consider supporting next year. Please write your charity on the list at the back of church with your name by your request so that PCC members can ask you for more information should they require it.

Our next Interesting Talk will be on 26 October at 7.30pm. Prof Stephen Church from UEA will speak on ‘Henry III and the Making of the English State’. We are so fortunate to have our Interesting Talk speakers – they receive no fee, they come because they enjoy their subjects so please do try and come along!

Date for your diary – Christmas Stalls will be on Saturday 25 November from 11am to 1pm. If you can help in any way do speak to Elsie or Rodney.

The Magazine for September and October is available at the back of church for you to take your free copy. It includes the Diocesan Prayer Calendar that we are encouraged to use in our daily prayers.

Our October Charity is the Leprosy Mission. Please look at the charities board for details. The PCC gives a donation to our chosen charity on behalf of us all. If you would like to make a personal donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the Charity of the Month display board or pass it to the Treasurer. If you can then please do Gift Aid your donation.

Salvation Army Pottergate ARC – please do keep bringing in donations of tins and packets and place them in the box in the Tower Vestry. Many thanks to Elsie and David for organising the delivery of your gifts to the Salvation Army.

Our Parish Share next year will be £31339. This means that we shall be paying a further £836, an increase of 2.74% over our 2017 Parish Share. It is thankfully much less than the huge increases of the last few years. Please can I ask you all to consider prayerfully how you can increase your giving next year so that between us we can manage to cover this increase? Thank you! John Baldry

The next opportunity for confirmation will be at the Cathedral in November. If you are interested in being confirmed then please do have a chat with the Rector, who will be leading classes this autumn.

Publicising events at St Giles on social media If you would like to put your event on Facebook then please contact Kevin Michelson (Reader at St George Tombland) at kevinwmitchelson@aol.com and he will advertise it for you. The Deanery/City page currently has 536 followers – do join them if you are not one already!

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. We are running low and especially need white wine. Please do bring in any you would like to donate. We try to provide good hospitality at St Giles and are very grateful for all the contributions which the congregation members make. Thank you very much!

Newsletter via email – would you like to receive this as soon as it is produced? It can be easily set up on the church website. Click on the FOLLOW box and give your details. You will now get the newsletter electronically each week. Any problems – please speak to Raymond Scott.

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Service sheet for 1st October

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 1st October 2017

Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

We meet to worship God who is known to us first through the prophets, then through our Lord Jesus Christ. Let us open our hearts and minds to listen to God’s message and seek to respond in our lives.

Today’s Mass includes the ministry of healing, with the anointing of oil. If you wish to receive healing for yourself or for a loved one, please go and sit in the Lady Chapel after communion. Revd Gillian Ireson will be assisting with this ministry today.

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 335 All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine

Psalm 25

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 Matthew

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Matthew 21:23-32

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 484 The Church’s one foundation

Communion Hymn 276 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

Recessional Hymn 464 Thou art the Way: by thee alone

Organ Voluntary Bach – Prelude in G (BWV 541)

Next Sunday’s readings: Isaiah 5:1-7; Psalm 80:7-14; Philippians 3:4b-14; Matthew 21:33-46

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 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off on Monday

Parish Ordinand Annie Blyth

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

Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) – kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com Twitter @stgilesnorwich Music Repro. Licence no.990580

The Deanery is on Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery – do ‘like’ and ‘post’ events.

Also on Facebook – do have a look at some of the lovely pictures of St Giles @NorwichCityChurches

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST

Churchwarden on Duty Rowena Atkinson Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head 1st Reading Vikkie Shread 2nd Reading Ian Mayers Intercessions Mavis Jacobs Chalice Pat Emsell Servers Jonny and Lindsey Green Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Monday 2 October 7.30pm Bible Study at 40 Havelock Rd (Acts chapters 25 to 28)

Tuesday 3 October 12 noon Said Mass President Revd Maggie Diffey George Bell, Bishop of Chichester, 1958

7.00pm Greater Chapter at St John Timberhill

Wednesday 4 October 6.30-8.00pm West Pottergate Residents Meeting at the Chapel (St Giles reps are Fr Darren, Annie and John Marsters)

Friday 6 October 10.00am Said Mass William Tyndale, 1536

Sunday 8 October Trinity 17 10.30am Sung Parish Mass

Sunday 8 to Saturday 14 October is Prisons Week (information online at http://prisonsweek.org/about )

Deanery Prayer Calendar: St Mark, Lakenham – Clergy: Erik West-Lindell; Reader: Paulette Yallop; Synod Rep: John Phoenix. Organists, choirs, and musicians; Tower Captains and Bell Ringers across the Deanery. The Greater Chapter meeting on Tuesday.

NOTICES

We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. If you normally receive communion in your own church, you are welcome to do so here. If you are not a communicant, please come to the altar for a blessing, holding your service book.

Traidcraft – do visit the Stall after Mass today and borrow a catalogue to see the new Autumn range!

The Meditation Group will meet this Thursday (5 October) at 5pm in a member’s house. Please contact Claire Vaughan Smith (618957) for venue details. (This group no longer meets in church.)

The final figure raised from the Parish Fete and Auction was £1259.80 a wonderful total! This has been achieved by the hard work and dedication of everyone involved. Thank you all very much!

The Magazine for September and October is available at the back of church for you to take your free copy. It includes the Diocesan Prayer Calendar that we are encouraged to use in our daily prayers.

Our October Charity is the Leprosy Mission. Please look at the charities board for details. The PCC gives a donation to our chosen charity on behalf of us all. If you would like to make a personal donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the Charity of the Month display board or pass it to the Treasurer. If you can then please do Gift Aid your donation.

Salvation Army Pottergate ARC – please do keep bringing in donations of tins and packets and place them in the box in the Tower Vestry. Many thanks to Elsie and David for organising the delivery of your gifts to the Salvation Army.

Our Parish Share next year will be £31339. This means that we shall be paying a further £836, an increase of 2.74% over our 2017 Parish Share. It is thankfully much less than the huge increases of the last few years. Please can I ask you all to consider prayerfully how you can increase your giving next year so that between us we can manage to cover this increase? Thank you! John Baldry

The next opportunity for confirmation will be at the Cathedral in November. If you are interested in being confirmed then please do have a chat with the Rector, who will be leading classes this autumn.

Cards depicting the Royal coat of arms which is above the porch can be purchased for £1.50 each from the back of church. Our thanks to David Cole for all the work he has put into producing these beautiful cards which include a description on the back giving historic details.

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. We are running low and especially need white wine – please do bring in any you would like to donate. We try to provide good hospitality at St Giles and are very grateful for all the contributions which the congregation members make. Thank you very much!

Do you have a recommendation for a charity that you would like the St Giles PCC to consider supporting next year? If so, please write it on the list at the back of church with your name by your request so that PCC members can ask you for more information should they require it.

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