Service sheet for 15th July

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 15th July 2018

Seventh Sunday after Trinity

We come to give thanks to God who has called us to be the people of the new creation, at the heart of the new life that flows from Christ.

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 416 O God of Bethel, by whose hand

Psalm 85

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Mark 6:14-29

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 335 All praise to thee, for thou, O King divine

Communion Hymn 297 Lord Jesus Christ

Recessional Hymn 466 Thou whose almighty word

Organ Voluntary Stanley – Trumpet Voluntary

Rector and Rural Dean of Norwich East Canon Darren Thornton, part-time, also Chaplain at UEA 01603 623724 – day off Monday

Parish Ordinands Annie Blyth and Tracy Williams, who is on placement at St Matthew, Thorpe Hamlet.

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

Newsletter Kate Baldry (01362 695503) Facebook @Norwicheastdeanery Twitter @stgilesnorwich Music Repro. Licence 990580


Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Bob Emsell 1st Reading Lesley Warne 2nd Reading Jonathan Trench Intercessions Carole Hill Chalice Carole Hill Servers Ben Shread and Karen Kiddell Organist Ian Graydon


Tuesday 17 July 12 noon Said Mass

Friday 20 July 10.00am Said Mass

Sunday 22 July 10.30am Sung Parish Mass Mary Magdalene Festival Day
Charity Speaker Becky Bentley from the Magdalene Group

Next Sunday’s readings: Song of Solomon 3:1-4; Psalm 42:1-7; 2 Corinthians 5:14-17; John 20:1-2. 11-18

Deanery Prayer Calendar: St Peter Mancroft – Clergy: Ian Bentley, Fiona Haworth, Graham Kirk-Spriggs; Reader: Gill Persicke; Synod Reps: Alison Atkins, Richard Turk, Geoffrey Woolsey-Brown. The Mancroft Advice Project. Chaplaincy to the Theatre Royal. Ministry to visitors. Those working with the homeless. The appointment of a new Vicar to St Peter Mancroft.


We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Our website has some lovely photos of our church and church life – do take a look at

Monday 23rd July Our next Bible Study is at 7.30pm at 40 Havelock Road. We are reading from Mark 11:12. All are welcome – please speak to Karen Kiddell.

Thursday 26 July Interesting Talk at 7.30pm Dr Vic Morgan will speak on ‘The Paston Family Treasure and its Context’. (See the exhibition at the Castle on now.)

Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 September Do you have the St Giles Patronal Festival in your diaries? The annual Parish Fete will be on Saturday 1 Sept from 11.00am to 2.00pm and the Festival Mass on Sunday 2 Sept at 10.30am followed by the Fun Auction. Do get involved – please speak to Annie, Pat Emsell, Elsie or Rod.

For the Fete Please could you bring in any tombola and raffle prizes, bric-a-brac and books you may have at home, and cakes on the day, if you can. Also Jillian is hoping to sell some charity cards made from recycled greetings cards and it would be great if people could bring in old cards for her beforehand. Thank you.

Our July Charity is the Magdalene Group. If you would like to add to the PCC’s donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the Charity noticeboard.

Salvation Army Pottergate ARC – please do keep bringing in donations of tins and packets and place them in the box in the Tower Vestry. Thank you!

Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. Thank you!

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