Service sheet for 19th August

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 19th August 2018

Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

Our God calls us to leave our foolish ways and to seek his path of wisdom and light. Let us worship him with open and trusting hearts.

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 272 All for Jesus! all for Jesus!

Psalm 34

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors We do not live by bread alone;
But by every word that comes from the mouth of God

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel John 6:51-58

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 268 Of the glorious body telling

Communion Hymn 276 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

Recessional Hymn 437 Praise the Lord! ye heavens, adore him

Organ Voluntary Bach – Prelude and Fugue in Bb

Next Sunday’s readings: Joshua 24:1-2a. 14-18; Psalm 34:15-22; Ephesians 6:10-20; John 6:56-69.

Deanery Prayer Calendar: St Andrew, Trowse – Clergy: Janice Scott, Rosemary Braby; Synod Reps: Sue Scott, Debbie Harris. All involved in the business community across the Deanery. Authorised Worship Assistants across the Deanery.

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

Dorothy and Rodney Head Servers Annie Blyth and Ben Shread 1st Reading Sue Prutton 2nd Reading Pat Dutton Intercessions Jen Gerrard Chalice John Baldry Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson Organist Ian Graydon

Tuesday 21 August 12 noon Said Mass
Friday 24 August 10.00am Said Mass Bartholomew the Apostle
2.00pm Wedding rehearsal at St Giles
Saturday 25 August 3.00pm Wedding of Charles and Libby
Sunday 26 August 13th after Trinity 10.30am Sung Parish Mass with Healing Ministry (brought forward, as Patronal Festival auction next Sunday)
2.45pm Wedding of Ian and Val Mayers’ daughter Henrietta to Ash at Mattishall Church, conducted by Fr Darren

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!
Walsingham Healing Pilgrimage is on Monday 27 August in the Shrine Grounds starting at 12 noon with Mass, then at 2.30 pm Sprinkling, Laying-on of Hands and Benediction. (See
The Interesting Talk on Thursday 30 August will be given by Anastasia Moskvina on exploring the archaeological aspects of Anglo-Saxon settlement.
Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 September is the St Giles Patronal Festival weekend. The annual Parish Fete is on Saturday 1 Sept (11-2). Please do bring in any prizes, bric-a-brac and books also cakes on the day, if you can. Jillian is making recycled cards, so please bring in old birthday cards you might have at home. Thank you. The Festival Mass is on Sunday 2 Sept at 10.30am followed by the Fun Auction. Do get involved – speak to Annie, Pat Emsell, Elsie or Rod.
The Norfolk Churches Trust annual cycle ride/walk is on Sat 8th Sept (9-5). Fr Darren has sponsorship forms for anyone who would like to take part in the ride/walk. The money raised is split between the Trust and St Giles. Please do sponsor those taking part!
The Heritage Open Days are from Thursday 13 to Saturday 15 September. We need volunteers to keep the church open for both these events. Please sign up on the lists at the back of church.
Our August Charity is the Children’s Society. If you would like to add to the PCC’s donation then do please put it in the box on the table by the Charities board.
The Magazine for July and August is at the back of church for you to take home.
Our Parish Share next year will be £32249. This means that we shall be paying a further £910, an increase of 2.9% over our 2018 Parish Share. Please can I ask you all to consider prayerfully how you can increase your giving next year so that between us we can manage to cover this increase? Thank you! John Baldry
Confirmation The next opportunity for Confirmation will be at Norwich Cathedral in November. If you haven’t been confirmed and are interested then please do have a chat with the Rector, who will be leading confirmation classes this Autumn.

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