The Christian Community of St Giles-on-the-Hill
welcomes you to worship with them on
Sunday 24th October 2021
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
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’!
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
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!