Service sheet for 21st July

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 21 July 2019

Fifth Sunday after Trinity

We celebrate and share this Holy Eucharist as neighbours together in Christ. We affirm our fellowship with each other and bring to God the needs and concerns of our neighbours, whoever they are and wherever they may be.

Today’s Preacher is Fr David Roper.

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 301 Immortal, invisible, God only wise

Psalm 15

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors I am the way, the truth and the life, says the Lord;
No one comes to the Father except through me

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 10:38-42

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 813 Will you let me be your servant

Communion Hymn 380 Lord, for tomorrow and its needs

Recessional Hymn 488 Mine eyes have seen the glory

Next week’s readings Genesis 18:20-32; Psalm 138; Colossians 2:6-15; Luke 11:1-13

Our 2019 motto text is: “I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:18-19

Rector and Rural Dean of Norwich East Canon Darren Thornton, part-time, also UEA Chaplain 01603 623724 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off Monday
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons
Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Bob Emsell 1st Reading Jillian Buckingham 2nd Reading Mavis Jacobs Intercessions Kate Baldry Chalice Carol Cullum Servers Tim Ives and Karen Kiddell Visiting Organist John Overton

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 23 July 12 noon Said Mass President Fr David Roper
Friday 26 July 10.00am Said Mass Anne and Joachim, Parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Saturday 27 July 10 – 1 Norfolk Day Coffee Morning (Please do come along and support)
Sunday 28 July Trinity 6 10.30am Sung Parish Mass with Healing Ministry (brought forward from next Sunday) Speaker: Becky Bentley from the Magdalene Group

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Norfolk Day Elsie will be running a Coffee Morning at St Giles next Saturday (27 July) from 10.00am to 1.00pm in aid of St Giles Church. Please do come!
Our July Charity is the Magdalene Group. Do take a look at the display on the charities notice board for details and come along next Sunday to hear more from our Speaker. If you would like to make a donation, gift-aided if possible, please put it in the box on the table.
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 at the bottom of the page and give your details. You will now get the newsletter by email each week. Any problems – please speak to John Baldry.
Please do keep bringing in food donations of tins (soup, beans, tuna, sandwich meats) and packets (rice, biscuits) for the box in the Tower vestry. Thank you for helping those in need who call at the Rectory.
Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. Thank you!
A volunteer is needed from the congregation to go to the shops in St Giles Street and Upper St Giles to ask for raffle prizes for the Parish Fete and then collect them. If you might be able to help, please speak to Fr Darren.
Our little lending library – don’t forget that the library is there for us all to enjoy, so why not take some time to browse through the books? You will find them round the back of the hymnbook shelves. If you want to borrow a book, no need to sign up – just borrow away!
Church open Fr Darren is delighted the church is now open more and thanks those who open the church. If you are planning to do so please do notify us by using the Churchwardens’ diary, so that we don’t get any clashes with opening. Any volunteers who could open the Church on a regular basis should speak to Fr Darren first.
Have you ever thought about seeing a spiritual director? To journey with someone offering you spiritual direction? The Diocese offers such support and guidance as we seek to grow in our Christian discipleship. Details about spiritual direction can be found on the Diocesan website or by contacting the Revd Canon Andy Bryant at the Cathedral.
Improving communication It can be very difficult to get to talk to the Vicar after Mass, especially when he is busy talking to others. If you have a message, why not write it down and pop it in the post tray or send an email. Fr Darren is interested in your message and by putting it in writing it will save that frustration of trying to get to him at the church door. Thank you.

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Service sheet for 14th July

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 14 July 2019

Fourth Sunday after Trinity (Sea Sunday)

Wherever we have come from and whatever our background may be, we rejoice that God’s love extends to each of us. May that love free us from fear and strengthen our faith as we worship the one who, as Father, Son and Holy Spirit, is reaching out to us today.

Today’s Preacher is Fr Peter Varney.

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 354 Eternal Father, strong to save

Psalm 25

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors I am the way, the truth and the life, says the Lord;
No one comes to the Father except through me.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 10:25-37

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 495 God is working his purpose out

Communion Hymn 278 Christ be with me

Recessional Hymn Sheet Will your anchor hold in the storms of life

Organ Voluntary John Stanley – Trumpet Voluntary

Next week’s readings Genesis 18:1-10a; Psalm 15; Colossians 1:15-28; Luke 10:38-42

Our 2019 motto text is: “I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:18-19

Rector and Rural Dean of Norwich East Canon Darren Thornton, part-time, also UEA Chaplain 01603 623724 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off Monday
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons
Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Bob Emsell 1st Reading Kathryn Ives 2nd Reading Nigel Simpson Intercessions Vikkie Shread Chalice Carole Hill Servers Susan Morris-Prosser and Kathryn Ives Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 16 July 8.30am Clergy Chapter at St Mark’s Lakenham
12 noon Said Mass Osmund, Bishop of Salisbury, 1099
7.30pm Bible Study at 37 Havelock Rd
Friday 19 July 10.00am Said Mass Gregory, Bishop of Nyssa, 394
Sunday 21 July Trinity 5 9.30am Bells ring out to greet the Norwich 10k Fun Run past the church
10.30am Sung Parish Mass Preacher Fr David Roper

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Today Please do visit the Traidcraft Stall after the Mass – lots of cards and some lovely chocolate!
“Intersecting Journeys” art exhibition Thank you to all who supported the art exhibition last week and to Fr Peter for organising it. We hope to tell you how much was raised shortly.
Norfolk Day Elsie will be running a Coffee Morning at St Giles on Saturday 27 July from 10.00am to 1.00pm in aid of St Giles Church. Further information will be given in a future newsletter – please do come!
Our July Charity is the Magdalene Group. Do take a look at the display on the charities notice board for details. If you would like to make a donation, gift-aided if possible, please put it in the box on the table.
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. Just click on the FOLLOW box at the bottom of the page and give your details. You will now get the newsletter by email each week. Any problems – please speak to John Baldry.
Please do keep bringing in food donations of tins (soup, beans, tuna, sandwich meats) and packets (rice, biscuits) for the box in the Tower vestry. Thank you for helping those in need who call at the Rectory.
Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. Thank you!
A volunteer is needed from the congregation to go to the shops in St Giles Street and Upper St Giles to ask for raffle prizes for the Parish Fete and then collect them. If you might be able to help, please speak to Fr Darren.
Our thanks to Pearl who has kindly volunteered to look after the Parish Christmas tree and its decoration.
Our little lending library – don’t forget that the library is there for us all to enjoy, so why not take some time to browse through the books? You will find them round the back of the hymn book shelves. If you want to borrow a book, no need to sign up – just borrow away!
Church open Fr Darren is delighted the church is now open more and thanks those who open the church. If you are planning to do so please do notify us by using the Churchwardens’ diary, so that we don’t get any clashes with opening. Any volunteers who could open the Church on a regular basis should speak to Fr Darren first.
Have you ever thought about seeing a spiritual director? To journey with someone offering you spiritual direction? The Diocese offers such support and guidance as we seek to grow in our Christian discipleship. Details about spiritual direction can be found on the Diocesan website or by contacting the Revd Canon Andy Bryant at the Cathedral.
Improving communication It can be very difficult to get to talk to the Vicar after Mass, especially when he is busy talking to others. If you have a message, why not write it down and pop it in the post tray or send an email. Fr Darren is interested in your message and by putting it in writing it will save that frustration of trying to get to him at the church door. Thank you.

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Service sheet for 7th July

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 7 July 2019

Third Sunday after Trinity

John the Baptist called people to stand outside the world, to recognise our dependence on God and to allow God to help us become “fully alive”. As the voice of Jesus calls us, may we be prepared to change and to let go of all that disfigures us in his eyes.

Today’s Mass includes the Ministry of Healing, with the anointing of oil. If you wish to receive healing for yourself or a loved one then please go and sit in the Lady Chapel during the organ voluntary at the end of the Mass.

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 113 Christ triumphant, ever-reigning

Psalm 66

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors I am the way, the truth and the life, says the Lord;
No one comes to the Father except through me.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 10:1-11. 16-20

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 217 God is working his purpose out

Communion Hymn 801 When I survey the wondrous cross

Recessional Hymn 363 Lift high the Cross, the love of Christ proclaim

Organ Voluntary Bach – Fugue in G minor (BWV 578)

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons
Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Bob Emsell Organist Ian Graydon 1st Reading Chris Stokes 2nd Reading Julia de Salis Intercessions Carole Hill Chalice Carole Hill Servers Kathryn Ives and Jen Gerrard

Our 2019 motto text is: “I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:18-19

Rector and Rural Dean of Norwich East Canon Darren Thornton, part-time, also UEA Chaplain 01603 623724 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off Monday
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Today 12 – 4 St Giles Art Exhibition ‘Intersecting Journeys’
Tuesday 9 July 12 noon Said Mass
Friday 12 July 10.00am Said Mass
Sunday 14 July
Trinity 4 10.30am Sung Parish Mass Preacher Fr Peter Varney
Traidcraft Stall after the Mass

Next week’s readings Deuteronomy 30:9-14; Psalm 25:1-10; Colossians 1:1-14; Luke 10:25-37

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
“Intersecting Journeys” our art exhibition continues in church this afternoon from 12 noon to 4pm. Admission is free. This is an exhibition of art in a sacred space, with opportunities to hear the artists talk about their work – mezzotints, oils, watercolours, knitted figures and architectural photographs.
Our next Traidcraft Stall will be next Sunday 14 July. The Stall will now take place because it will no longer clash with the Art Exhibition. Please do support the Stall by purchasing greetings cards and food items which are fairly-traded. You might consider swapping from your regular (non-fairtrade) brand. It really does make a difference to the lives of some of the poorest communities in the world.
Our next evening Bible Study is on Tuesday 16th July at 7.30pm at 37 Havelock Road. We shall be continuing our study of 1 Corinthians at chapter 4. All are welcome. Please speak to Karen Kiddell for further information.
Norfolk Day Elsie will be running a Coffee Morning at St Giles on Saturday 27 July from 10.00am to 1.00pm in aid of St Giles Church. Further information will be given in a future newsletter – please book the date!
Our July Charity is the Magdalene Group. Do take a look at the display on the charities notice board for details. If you would like to make a donation, gift-aided if possible, please put it in the box on the table.
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 at the bottom of the page and give your details. You will now get the newsletter electronically each week. Any problems – please speak to John Baldry.
Please do keep bringing in food donations of tins (soup, beans, tuna, sandwich meats) and packets (rice, biscuits) for the box in the Tower vestry. Thank you for helping those in need who call at the Rectory.
Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. Thank you!
A volunteer is needed from the congregation to go to the shops in St Giles Street and Upper St Giles to ask for raffle prizes for the Parish Fete and then collect them. If you might be able to help, please speak to Fr Darren.
Our thanks to Pearl who has kindly volunteered to look after the Parish Christmas tree and its decoration.
Our little lending library – don’t forget that the library is there for us all to enjoy, so why not take some time to browse through the books? You will find them round the back of the hymnbook shelves. If you want to borrow a book, no need to sign up – just borrow away!
Have you ever thought about seeing a spiritual director? To journey with someone offering you spiritual direction? The Diocese offers such support and guidance as we seek to grow in our Christian discipleship. Details about spiritual direction can be found on the Diocesan website or by contacting the Revd Canon Andy Bryant at the Cathedral.
Parish notices Please do arrive in time each Sunday to be in your seats to hear the Churchwarden’s notices at 10.25am before the service starts. Thank you.

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Service sheet for 30th June

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 30th June 2019

Second Sunday after Trinity

As we gather to worship the Creator of the universe let us rejoice that whoever and whatever we are we are loved beyond our wildest dreams.

Our Charity Speaker today is Vikkie Shread who is going to tell us about our Charity of the Month – Save the Children.

There will be a fire drill within today’s Mass and the Churchwardens will explain more in the notices.

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 420 O Jesus, I have promised

Psalm 16

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors I am the light of the world, says the Lord;
Whoever follows me shall never walk in darkness

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 9:51-62

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 381 Jerusalem the golden

Communion Hymn 376 I heard the voice of Jesus say

Recessional Hymn 372 He who would valiant be

Organ Voluntary Bach – Fugue in C minor (BWV 546)

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head 1st Reading Carole Hill 2nd Reading Sue Prutton Intercessions Mavis Jacobs Chalice Pat Emsell Servers Karen Kiddell and Vikkie Shread Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson Organist Ian Graydon

Our 2019 motto text is: “I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:18-19

Rector and Rural Dean of Norwich East Canon Darren Thornton, part-time, also UEA Chaplain 01603 623724 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off Monday
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 2 July 12 noonSaid Mass President: Revd Maggie Diffey
Friday 5 July 10.00am Said Mass
Saturday 6 July 10am – 4pm St Giles Art Exhibition ‘Intersecting Journeys’
Sunday 7 July Trinity 3 10.30am Sung Parish Mass with Healing Ministry
12 noon – 4pm St Giles Art Exhibition ‘Intersecting Journeys’

Next week’s readings Isaiah 66:10-14; Psalm 66:1-8 Galatians 6:1-16; Luke 10:1-11. 16-20

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
The Magazine and Good News for Norwich & Norfolk newspaper (Summer Editions) are available for collection from the back of church.
“Intersecting Journeys” our art exhibition will now be on Saturday 6 July from 10.00am and Sunday 7 July from 12 noon. Admission is free. This is an exhibition of art in a sacred space, with opportunities to hear the artists talk about their work – mezzotints, oils, watercolours, knitted figures and architectural photographs.
Our next Traidcraft Stall will be on Sunday 14 July. The Stall will now take place because it no longer clashes with the Art Exhibition. Please do support the Stall by purchasing greetings cards and food items which are fairly-traded. You might consider swapping from your regular (non-fairtrade) brand. It really does make a difference to the lives of some of the poorest communities in the world.
Our next evening Bible Study is on Tuesday 16th July at 7.30pm at 37 Havelock Road. We shall be continuing our study of 1 Corinthians at chapter 4. All are welcome. Please speak to Karen Kiddell for further information.
Daytime Bible Study Group A Group will be starting up for anyone who might be interested and for whom it might be easier to attend a daytime group. Because of holiday commitments, the first session won’t start until the 2nd September and Elsie has kindly offered her home as the first venue. Please contact Jen by email at Jennifermgerrard@aol.com or by phone on 07917756626 for further details.
Norfolk Day Elsie will be running a Coffee Morning at St Giles on Saturday 27 July from 10.00am to 1.00pm in aid of St Giles Church. Further information will be given in a future newsletter – please book the date!
Our June Charity is Save the Children Fund. Do take a look at the display on the charities notice board for details. Today is your last opportunity to make a donation, gift-aided if possible, in the box on the table.
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 at the bottom of the page and give your details. You will now get the newsletter electronically each week. Any problems – please speak to John Baldry.
Please do keep bringing in food donations of tins (soup, beans, tuna, sandwich meats) and packets (rice, biscuits) for the box in the Tower vestry. Thank you for helping those in need who call at the Rectory.
Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. Thank you!
Church open Fr Darren is delighted the church is now open more and thanks those who open the church. If you are planning to do so please do notify us by using the Churchwardens’ diary, so that we don’t get any clashes with opening. Any volunteers who could open the Church on a regular basis should speak to Fr Darren first.
A volunteer is needed from the congregation to go to the shops in St Giles St and Upper St Giles to ask for raffle prizes for the Parish Fete and then collect them. If you might be able to help, please speak to Fr Darren.
A volunteer is also needed from the congregation to decorate the Parish Christmas Tree and to take down the decorations after Candlemas. If you might be able to do this do speak to Fr Darren.
Our little lending library – don’t forget that the library is there for us all to enjoy, so why not take some time to browse through the books? You will find them round the back of the hymn-book shelves. If you want to borrow a book, no need to sign up – just borrow away!

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