The Christian Community of St
welcomes you to worship with them
Sunday 29 August
Thirteenth Sunday after
Let us come to the Lord Jesus, who is gentle and humble in heart;
let us worship him and find rest for our souls.
Today’s preacher is Fr. Brian
Short. After the Mass today, there will be an “auction” to raise funds for the
church. Please do stay and join in the fun – you might even pick up a
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
Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia,
Speak, Lord, for
your servant is listening;
You have the words of eternal life.
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia
Priest Hear the gospel
of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Luke
All Glory to you, O Lord
Gospel Luke 14.1, 7-14
Priest This is the
gospel of the Lord
All Praise to you, O Christ
Offertory Hymn 285 For the beauty of the
Communion Hymn 341 Blest are the pure in
Recessional Hymn 440 Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of
Organ Voluntary Lefebure-Wely – Bolero de
Fr. Darren Thornton (01603 623724) –
term-time only) Also Chaplain
at the UEA – day off on Monday
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson
(01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
David Smith (training at Westcott House, Cambridge
from Sept 2010)
Newsletter Gill Persicke
(01603 621777) –
Music Reproduction Licence
Next Sunday’s readings: Deuteronomy
30.15-20; Psalm 1; Philemon 1-21: Luke 14.25-33
This service sheet is available week by week on
ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidesperson Betty Tester
1st Julia de Salis
Intercessions Gill Persicke Chalice Carol Cullum
Servers Lindsey and Jonny
Churchwarden on duty Bob Emsell Organist Ian Graydon
DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 31 August 12 noon Said
Mass – Aidan, bishop of Lindisfarne, missionary,
Wednesday 1 September 7pm
Sunday Festival Mass followed by celebratory party.
(St Giles Day) President and
preacher: the Rt Revd Lindsay Urwin
Friday 3 September 10.00am
Said Mass – Gregory the Great, bishop and teacher
8.00pm Film Club – see below for
Saturday 4 September 10.30am
Licensing of Gill Persicke at the Cathedral – all welcome
2.00pm Wedding at St Giles of
Oliver Davies to Zoe Melitus
Sunday 5 September 10.30am Sung Mass –
Ministry of healing by Revd Gillian
(Fourteenth after Trinity)
Sermon: Gill Persicke. Celebratory wine with Gill after Mass
The Rt Revd Lindsay Urwin will be our president
and preacher at our St Giles Day Festival
Mass this Wednesday. At the Mass, we will bless some
herbs in honour of St Giles, as we remember how he lived as a hermit. The
herbs are then for you to take home and make something nice
Gill’s licensing as our Reader takes place this Saturday in the
Cathedral at 10.30am, within a celebration of the Mass – all are very welcome
to attend. Do pray for Gill as she prepares for her licensing. We will
celebrate with Gill over some wine after the Mass next Sunday.
The Harvest Festival Bring-and-Share lunch in church is on Sun
12 Sept. Please do sign the list at the back of church to indicate what you
can bring. After the lunch, we will say goodbye to David (our parish ordinand) and his wife
Naomi as they leave St Giles
to begin ordination training at Westcott House, Cambridge. Please do come so
that we can give them a good “send-off”.
A big “Thank You” to all who supported our
fete yesterday – we had a wonderful day, and we especially thank the
Social Committee for all their hard work. Please remember to stay behind today
for the Grand Auction!
Johnson would like to
thank everyone who very generously gave her donations towards the ingredients
which she used for cakes, scones, jams. and marmalade for the
Copies of a prayer that Fr.
Darren has written to help us reflect on
our mission as a church and as individuals can be found on the table at the
back of church. Please take one, and use it regularly.
If anyone is interested in buying a set of choral music for the
church, please speak to Ian, our organist, for more information.. It’s a
wonderful way to contribute to our worship here at St Giles.
The Heritage Open Days are on 9-12 September, and the annual
Norfolk Churches Trust bike ride on Sat 11 September. Volunteers needed
to staff the church – please sign list at the back of church.
We need more volunteers to open the church
beyond its usual opening times. If you can spare
any time for this, have a chat with Fr. Darren, who will talk you through
arrangements. And please remember to note your times in the Churchwardens
Diary if you have already volunteered.
The book that features a chapter about St Giles and our fete is “The
Newsagent’s Window” by John Osborne, published by Simon and Schuster UK, price
£12.99 from local booksellers.
This week’s Film Club is showing a wonderful
comedy romance starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. Why not come along?
You’ll be most welcome!
PRAYER THEMES FOR THE WEEK AHEAD
projects, church youth groups, the YMCA, and all who work with vulnerable young
Army, and Divisional Commander David Jackson
Pray for ourselves, remembering that our “basics”
would be unimaginable luxury for