Service sheet for 17th June

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 17th June 2018

Third Sunday after Trinity

Jesus said, “With what can we compare the kingdom of God, or what parable shall we use for it? It is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on earth; yet when it is sown it grows up and becomes the greatest of all shrubs, and puts forth large branches, so that the birds of the air can make nests in its shade.”

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 495 God is working his purpose out

Psalm 92

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors Welcome with meekness the implanted word
that has the power to save your souls

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Mark 4:26-34

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 498 Son of God, eternal Saviour

Communion Hymn 353 Dear Lord and Father of mankind

Recessional Hymn 436 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven

Organ Voluntary Chappell – Songs of Praise

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 Ordinands Annie Blyth; Tracy Williams (Ordinand at St Matthew’s, Thorpe Hamlet)

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

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

https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery Twitter @stgilesnorwich

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ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST

Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson 1st Reading Chris Stokes 2nd Reading Sue Prutton Intercessions Diana Lamb Chalice Jonny Green Servers John Baldry and Annie Blyth Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Tuesday 19 June 8.30am Clergy Chapter
12 noon Said Mass Sundar Singh of India, 1929

Wednesday 20 June 6.30pm West Pottergate Community Meeting

Friday 22 June 10.00am Said Mass Alban, c. 250

Sunday 24 June The Birth of John the Baptist 10.30am Sung Parish Mass with Charity Speaker Veronica Welham from the Leprosy Mission

Next Sunday’s readings: Isaiah 40:1-11; Psalm 85:7- end; Acts13:14b-26; Luke 1:57-66, 80

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. Tuesday’s meeting of the Deanery Chapter at Norwich Cathedral.

NOTICES

We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at our website and the lovely photos of our church and church life – this can be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com

Thursday 28 June The next Interesting Talk will be at 7.30pm when Dr Carole Hill will talk about ‘Popular Cults of Female Saints in Late Medieval Norwich’.

Saturday 30th June Calling all our singers! There will be a charity concert at St Giles which is also a ‘Come and Sing’ event. The programme will include lovely motets and madrigals. Join the afternoon rehearsal or just come in the evening and listen. See Rowena for more information. It’s going to be great fun tell all your friends!

Our June Charity is the Leprosy Mission. You can find out more from the board at the back of church. If you would like to add to the PCC’s donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the display or pass it to the Treasurer (gift-aided if possible please). Thank you.

Newsletter via email This can be easily set up on the church website – just enter your email address in the box at the bottom of the page, click on the FOLLOW button and sign up.

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 this appeal.

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens – please do bring them in. Thank you very much!

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Service sheet for 10th June

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 10th June 2018

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.

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 461 There’s a wideness in God’s mercy

Psalm 130

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors The Lord is a great God, O that you would listen to his voice;
Harden not your hearts.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Mark 3:20-end

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 297 Lord, Jesus Christ

Communion Hymn 123 Walking in a garden

Recessional Hymn 446 Sing Alleluya forth ye saints on high

Organ Voluntary Bach – Fugue in C minor (BWV546)

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 Ordinands Annie Blyth; Tracy Williams (Ordinand at St Matthew’s, Thorpe Hamlet)

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

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

https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery

Twitter @stgilesnorwich Music Repro. Licence no.990580

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST

Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson 1st Reading Pat Dutton 2nd Reading Ian Mayers Intercessions Lesley Warne Chalice John Baldry Servers Kathryn Ives and Jen Gerrard Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Monday 11 June 7.30pm Bible Study at 37 Havelock Rd – Mark 9:10 onwards

Tuesday 12 June 12 noon Said Mass

Friday 15 June 10.00am Said Mass Evelyn Underhill, 1941

Sunday 17 June Trinity 3 10.30am Sung Parish Mass

Next Sunday’s readings: Ezekiel 17:22-end; Psalm 92:1-4. 12-end; 2 Corinthians 5:6-17; Mark 4:26-34

Deanery Prayer Calendar: All lay people who volunteer across our Deanery, including Churchwardens and PCC members. All those who work with our schools, with assemblies, Open the Book, and other exciting initiatives. Norwich School – Chaplain: Corin Child. City College Norwich – Chaplain: David Lloyd.

NOTICES

We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at our website and the lovely photos of our church and church life – this can be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com

Today Do visit the Traidcraft Stall after Mass.

Thursday 28 June The next Interesting Talk will be at 7.30pm when Dr Carole Hill will talk about ‘Popular Cults of Female Saints in Late Medieval Norwich’.

Saturday 30th June Calling all our singers! There will be a charity concert at St Giles which is also a ‘Come and Sing’ event. The programme will include lovely motets and madrigals. Join the afternoon rehearsal or just come in the evening and listen. See Rowena for more information. It’s going to be great fun tell all your friends!

Our June Charity is the Leprosy Mission. You can find out more from the board at the back of church. If you would like to add to the PCC’s donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the display or pass it to the Treasurer (gift-aided if possible please). Thank you.

Newsletter via email This can be easily set up on the church website – just enter your email address in the box at the bottom of the page, click on the FOLLOW button and sign up.

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 this appeal.

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens – please do bring them in. Thank you very much!

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Service sheet for 3rd June

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 3rd June 2018

First Sunday after Trinity

We come together in gratitude today; grateful that our loving heavenly Father did not wait for us to be perfect before reaching out to us.

Today we are reminded that God wants us to show that same compassion and reach out to others in grace and love.

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. Hymns from the New English Hymnal.

Introit Hymn 256 On this day, the first of days

Psalm 81

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 2:23-3:6

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 310 We hail thy presence glorious

Communion Hymn 276 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

Recessional Hymn 440 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty

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

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 Ordinands Annie Blyth; Tracy Williams (Ordinand at St Matthew’s, Thorpe Hamlet)

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

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

https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery Twitter @stgilesnorwich
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ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST

Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson 1st Reading Diana Lamb 2nd Reading Jen Gerrard Intercessions John Baldry Chalice Carole Hill Servers Ben Shread and Annie Blyth Organist Ian Graydon

DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Tuesday 5 June 12 noon Said Mass President Revd Maggie Diffey Boniface, 754
7.00pm Licensing of Fr Alaric Lewis as Rector of St George Tombland – all welcome

Friday 8 June 10.00am Said Mass The Sacred Heart of Jesus, “The Divine Compassion of Christ”

Sunday 10 June Trinity 2 10.30am Sung Parish Mass
Traidcraft Stall after Mass

Next Sunday’s readings: Genesis 3:8-15; Psalm 130; 2 Corinthians 4:13-5:1; Mark 3:20-end

Deanery Prayer Calendar: St John Old Lakenham & St Paul Tuckswood – Clergy: Paul Rider, Kate Belcher, Rosemary Rayner; Synod Reps: Elaine Taylor, Keith Tovey. For the licensing of Alaric Lewis at St George Tombland on Tuesday. The valuable ministry of the Retired Clergy; Bishop’s Officer for Retired Clergy, Widowers, and Widows: Andrew Sangster

NOTICES

We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at our website (address below).

Today Fr Darren will not be at the door after Mass. He needs to be at St George Tombland for Rural Dean duties.

Monday 11 June Our next Bible Study will be at 7.30pm at 37 Havelock Road. Please do speak to Karen Kiddell if you would like to join us – you are most welcome. We shall be continuing our study of St Mark’s Gospel.

Thursday 28 June The next Interesting Talk will be at 7.30pm when Dr Carole Hill will talk about ‘Popular Cults of Female Saints in Late Medieval Norwich’.

Our June Charity is the Leprosy Mission. You can find out more from the board at the back of church. If you would like to add to the PCC’s donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the display or pass it to the Treasurer (gift-aided if possible please). Thank you.

Newsletter via email This can be easily set up on the church website – just enter your email address in the box at the bottom of the page, click on the FOLLOW button and sign up.

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 this appeal.

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens – please do bring them in. Thank you very much!

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Service sheet for 27th May

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 27th May 2018

Trinity Sunday

Let us come before God in worship this Trinity Sunday and praise the Lord, the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

We welcome back the St Giles Singers who will be singing:
Mass Setting: Mozart – Missa Brevis in C KV259;
Choral Introit: Schubert – Holy, Holy, Holy;
Communion Anthem: Faure – Cantique de Jean Racine.

Please do join us for a celebratory glass of wine after the Mass.

Our Speaker today is Parish Ordinand Annie Blyth.

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 146 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!

Psalm 29

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit;
One God, who was and who is and who is to come, the Almighty.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel John 3:1-17

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 373 How shall I sing that majesty

Communion Hymn 358 Father of heaven, whose love profound

Recessional Hymn 343 Bright the vision that delighted

Organ Voluntary Norman Gilbert – Sortie on ‘Laus Deo’

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.

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 Ordinands Annie Blyth and Tracy Williams (Ordinand at St Matthew’s, Thorpe Hamlet)

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

Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST

Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Bob Emsell 1st Reading Vikkie Shread 2nd Reading Raymond Scott Intercessions Lesley Warne Chalice Pat Emsell Organist Ian Graydon Servers Tim Ives, Susan Morris-Prosser, Karen Kiddell, Annie Blyth and Vikkie Shread

DIARY FOR THE WEEK

Today 4.00pm Celebration of Faith at the Cathedral

Monday 28 May 12 noon The National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham – be in the Abbey grounds for a 12 noon start

Tuesday 29 May 12 noon Said Mass

Thursday 31 May 6.00pm City Corpus Christi Mass at the Cathedral followed by a glass of wine
7.30pm Interesting Talk at St Giles (see details below)

Friday 1 June 10.00am Said Mass The Visit of the Blessed Virgin Mary to Elizabeth
10.30am Burial of Ann Middleton’s ashes in the churchyard – all welcome

7.30pm Film Club (for this month moved to the first Friday)

Sunday 3 June 10.30am First after Trinity Sung Parish Mass followed by Healing Ministry
12.30pm Fr Darren has to rush off for Rural Dean duties at St George Tombland

Next Sunday’s readings: Deuteronomy 5:12-15; Psalm 81:1-10; 2 Corinthians 4:5-12; Mark 2:23-3:6

NOTICES

We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com

The Diocesan Celebration of Faith takes place this afternoon. Bishop Graham James invites parishes from across the Diocese to join him at the Cathedral for a service at 4.00pm in which we will celebrate through stories, prayers and music our faith in God the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. You are invited to bring a picnic to enjoy in the Cloisters following the service. All are welcome to attend this open service and event, where parishes can come together to celebrate together.

Our May Charity is Christian Aid. You can pick up a Christian Aid envelope in church to make a donation. Please place it in the collection bowl along with your regular church offering. Thank you.

The National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham is tomorrow, 28th May, starting at 12 noon with Concelebrated Mass in the Abbey Grounds. We picnic in the Grounds then gather at 2.30pm for the Sermon and Procession of Our Lady. All welcome!

Corpus Christi – a day of thanksgiving for Holy Communion – is this Thursday, 31 May. The City Churches have been invited to join the Cathedral for a Sung Mass at 6.00pm. All are welcome.

The next Interesting Talk will also be this Thursday, 31 May, at 7.30pm. Roy Headland will give a talk entitled ‘Ferdinand Joseph LaMothe Morton (Jelly Roll Morton): a Study of the Self-Styled King of Jazz’. Roy’s talk will be with musical illustrations (as his previous talks have been).

Film Club in June is on the first Friday, which is this week, 1st June. Further details will be on the railings outside church as usual.

Our next Bible Study will be on Monday 11 June at 7.30pm at 37 Havelock Road. Please do speak to Karen Kiddell if you would like to join us – you are most welcome. We shall be continuing our study of St Mark’s Gospel.

Newsletter via email This can be easily set up on the church website at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com/ – just scroll down to the bottom of the page, enter your email address in the box and click on the FOLLOW button to sign up.

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 this appeal.

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens – please do bring them in. Thank you very much!

The Norwich East Deanery Facebook page is at http://www.facebook.com/norwicheastdeanery Please follow and, if you have events coming up, post to tell us about them. Whilst on Facebook do also take a look at some of the lovely pictures of St Giles @NorwichCityChurches

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