Service sheet for 22nd July

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 22nd July 2018

Mary Magdalene

As we respond to the call to worship today let us hold in our thoughts and prayers the knowledge that each of us has a vocation – not just for life, but day by day, hour by hour, and moment by moment.

Our Charity Speaker today is Becky Bentley from the Magdalene Group.

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 174 Mary, weep not, weep no longer

Psalm 42

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors The word of the Lord endures for ever:
The word of the Lord is the good news announced to you

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel John 20:1-2. 11-18

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 208 In our day of thanksgiving one psalm let us offer

Communion Hymn 123 Walking in the garden

Recessional Hymn 224 For all thy saints, O Lord

Organ Voluntary Clarke – 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 Servers Annie Blyth and Vikkie Shread 1st Reading John Baldry 2nd Reading Rowena Atkinson Intercessions Mavis Jacobs Chalice Jonny Green Churchwarden Bob Emsell Organist Ian Graydon


Monday 23 July 7.30pm Bible Study at 40 Havelock Road (from Mark 11:12)

Tuesday 24 July 12 noon Said Mass President Revd Maggie Diffey

Thursday 26 July 7.30pm Interesting Talk by Dr Vic Morgan (details below)

Friday 27 July 10.00am Said Mass President Fr Peter Varney
Brooke Foss Westcott, Bishop of Durham, 1901

Sunday 29 July 9th after Trinity 10.30am Sung Parish Mass President and Preacher Fr Peter Varney

Next Sunday’s readings: 2 Kings 4:42-44; Psalm 145:10-19; Ephesians 3:14-21; John 6:1-21

Deanery Prayer Calendar: St Stephen, Norwich – Clergy: Madeline Light, Matthew Hutton, Alex Irving; Readers: Peter Carroll, Anne Murphy; Synod Reps: Roy Roberts. PA to the Bishop and Archdeacon: Coralie Nichols. CMD Norwich East Link: Arnold Browne. Ian Bentley as he prepares for his new ministry as Archdeacon of Lynn. All those in ministry training especially Annie Blyth and Tracy Williams.


We welcome any newcomers to our church today. Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at the lovely photos on our website!

Monday 23 July to Saturday 4 August Fr Darren will be away on holiday. Thanks to those who are providing cover.

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.)

Friday 27 July is Norfolk Day. St Peter Mancroft Church is hosting an Ecumenical Celebration Service to give thanks to God for all that Norfolk is, and for all Christians in Norfolk. It will be at 9.30am and led by Bishop Graham. A new Norfolk Stole will also be unveiled. Tea, coffee, fellowship and fun to follow!

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 – 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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