Service sheet for 30th June

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 30th June 2019

Second Sunday after Trinity

As we gather to worship the Creator of the universe let us rejoice that whoever and whatever we are we are loved beyond our wildest dreams.

Our Charity Speaker today is Vikkie Shread who is going to tell us about our Charity of the Month – Save the Children.

There will be a fire drill within today’s Mass and the Churchwardens will explain more in the notices.

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 420 O Jesus, I have promised

Psalm 16

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors I am the light of the world, says the Lord;
Whoever follows me shall never walk in darkness

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 9:51-62

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 381 Jerusalem the golden

Communion Hymn 376 I heard the voice of Jesus say

Recessional Hymn 372 He who would valiant be

Organ Voluntary Bach – Fugue in C minor (BWV 546)

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head 1st Reading Carole Hill 2nd Reading Sue Prutton Intercessions Mavis Jacobs Chalice Pat Emsell Servers Karen Kiddell and Vikkie Shread Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson Organist Ian Graydon

Our 2019 motto text is: “I pray that you may have the power to comprehend, with all the saints, what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, so that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:18-19

Rector and Rural Dean of Norwich East Canon Darren Thornton, part-time, also UEA Chaplain 01603 623724 – day off Monday
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) and Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503)

Tuesday 2 July 12 noonSaid Mass President: Revd Maggie Diffey
Friday 5 July 10.00am Said Mass
Saturday 6 July 10am – 4pm St Giles Art Exhibition ‘Intersecting Journeys’
Sunday 7 July Trinity 3 10.30am Sung Parish Mass with Healing Ministry
12 noon – 4pm St Giles Art Exhibition ‘Intersecting Journeys’

Next week’s readings Isaiah 66:10-14; Psalm 66:1-8 Galatians 6:1-16; Luke 10:1-11. 16-20

We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. And do take a look at our website, to be found at
The Magazine and Good News for Norwich & Norfolk newspaper (Summer Editions) are available for collection from the back of church.
“Intersecting Journeys” our art exhibition will now be on Saturday 6 July from 10.00am and Sunday 7 July from 12 noon. Admission is free. This is an exhibition of art in a sacred space, with opportunities to hear the artists talk about their work – mezzotints, oils, watercolours, knitted figures and architectural photographs.
Our next Traidcraft Stall will be on Sunday 14 July. The Stall will now take place because it no longer clashes with the Art Exhibition. Please do support the Stall by purchasing greetings cards and food items which are fairly-traded. You might consider swapping from your regular (non-fairtrade) brand. It really does make a difference to the lives of some of the poorest communities in the world.
Our next evening Bible Study is on Tuesday 16th July at 7.30pm at 37 Havelock Road. We shall be continuing our study of 1 Corinthians at chapter 4. All are welcome. Please speak to Karen Kiddell for further information.
Daytime Bible Study Group A Group will be starting up for anyone who might be interested and for whom it might be easier to attend a daytime group. Because of holiday commitments, the first session won’t start until the 2nd September and Elsie has kindly offered her home as the first venue. Please contact Jen by email at or by phone on 07917756626 for further details.
Norfolk Day Elsie will be running a Coffee Morning at St Giles on Saturday 27 July from 10.00am to 1.00pm in aid of St Giles Church. Further information will be given in a future newsletter – please book the date!
Our June Charity is Save the Children Fund. Do take a look at the display on the charities notice board for details. Today is your last opportunity to make a donation, gift-aided if possible, in the box on the table.
Newsletter via email – would you like to receive this as soon as it is produced? It can be easily set up on the church website. Click on the FOLLOW box at the bottom of the page and give your details. You will now get the newsletter electronically each week. Any problems – please speak to John Baldry.
Please do keep bringing in food donations of tins (soup, beans, tuna, sandwich meats) and packets (rice, biscuits) for the box in the Tower vestry. Thank you for helping those in need who call at the Rectory.
Any donations of wine for consumption at church events would be most gratefully received by the Churchwardens. Thank you!
Church open Fr Darren is delighted the church is now open more and thanks those who open the church. If you are planning to do so please do notify us by using the Churchwardens’ diary, so that we don’t get any clashes with opening. Any volunteers who could open the Church on a regular basis should speak to Fr Darren first.
A volunteer is needed from the congregation to go to the shops in St Giles St and Upper St Giles to ask for raffle prizes for the Parish Fete and then collect them. If you might be able to help, please speak to Fr Darren.
A volunteer is also needed from the congregation to decorate the Parish Christmas Tree and to take down the decorations after Candlemas. If you might be able to do this do speak to Fr Darren.
Our little lending library – don’t forget that the library is there for us all to enjoy, so why not take some time to browse through the books? You will find them round the back of the hymn-book shelves. If you want to borrow a book, no need to sign up – just borrow away!

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