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 – 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) Facebook at @Norwicheastdeanery Twitter @stgilesnorwich
Music Reproduction Licence no.990580


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


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


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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