Service sheet for 10th November

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 10th November 2019

Remembrance Sunday

We remember before God today all those who have lost their lives in the service of their country. In the Mass we remember our Lord Jesus Christ, and we enter again into his dying and rising, so that we may share his life and give ourselves in his service.

Today’s Remembrance Sunday Mass will conclude with the reading of the Parish Roll of Honour. After the Blessing (no sung Angelus today) please follow the sanctuary party to the War Memorial, bringing your hymn book with you. Our thanks to Martin Mitchell who will lead us in the reading of the Roll.

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 Celebration Hymnal.

Introit Hymn 528 O God, our help in ages past

Psalm 17

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors You are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation,
God’s own people, called out of darkness into his marvellous light.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 20:27-38

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 22 All people that on earth do dwell

Communion Hymn 286 I vow to thee, my country

Recessional Hymn 9 Abide with me, fast falls the eventide

Organ Voluntary Bach – O Mensch, bewein’

Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Bob Emsell Organist Ian Graydon 1stReading Ian Mayers 2nd Reading Nigel Simpson Intercessions Vikkie Shread Chalice Jonny Green Servers Ben Shread, Kathryn Ives, Jen Gerrard, Tim Ives and John Baldry

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) Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter and Traidcraft Kate Baldry (01362 695503)

10 – 17 November Inter Faith Week
Today Fr Darren will not be at the door after Mass as he has Rural Dean duties at Heartsease at 12 noon
Tuesday 12 November 12 noon Said Mass
Wednesday 13 November 7.00pm Licensing of the Revd Janet Wyer as Vicar of Heartsease
Friday 15 November 10.00am Said Mass President Fr Peter Varney
Sunday 17 November 2nd before Advent 10.30am Sung Parish Mass President and Preacher Fr David Roper
Traidcraft Stall after Mass

Next week’s readings Malachi 4:1-2a; Psalm 98; 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; Luke 21:5-19

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
Traidcraft There is no stall today as it is Remembrance Sunday – the stall will be next Sunday instead.
Our congratulations to Fr Darren who has been chosen alongside Revd Ian Dyble to represent the Diocese on the Archbishops’ College of Evangelists. Further details on the Diocesan website under ‘News’. Fr Darren will be working alongside the Archbishops, exploring how we can share our faith and become bolder in doing so.
St Martin’s Housing Street Collection – please sign up by 11 November! The Street Collection for the Homeless will be between 2 and 24 December. If you would like to help for a one-hour slot or two during this period there’s a sign-up form at the back of church. More information from Jonathan Trench or see
The next evening Bible Study is on Tuesday 19 November at 40 Havelock Rd at 7.30pm when we shall be concluding our study of 1 Corinthians. Please speak to Karen Kiddell if you would like to join us – you will be very welcome.
Christmas Stalls will be on Saturday 23 November from 11am to 1pm. If you can help in any way please speak to Elsie or Rodney. Please encourage all your friends to come along!
Christ the King Sunday 24 November We welcome back the St Giles Singers for this Festival Mass. They will be singing: Choral Introit by Holst – Let all mortal flesh keep silence; Mass Setting by Haydn – St John of God; and Communion Anthem by Harwood – O how glorious is the kingdom.
Our November Charity is to support the West Pottergate Community – see the display on the Charities notice board. If you would like to make a donation then please put it in the box on the table by the board.
The next daytime Bible Study is on Monday 2 December at 10.30am. We are studying St Matthew’s Gospel. Please contact Jen on 07917 756626 for details.
Change of date to 15 December We have moved the Sunday Lunch Club to 12.30pm on 15 Dec and Fr Darren will now be preaching at Evensong at the Cathedral (3.30pm) on the same day. (Fr Darren will not be preaching on 8 Dec as previously advertised). The Dean has invited us all to the Refectory for a quick ‘cuppa and cake’ afterwards. We will then all head back to St Giles for our Community Carol Service at 5.30pm (no date change here). It’s going to be a busy but fun day! Do come to as much as you can.
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!
The Kingdom Season is kept from All Saints’ until Advent. The principal liturgical colour is red – look at the High Altar and curtain. Do look for the readings and collects which pick up the themes of kingdom values, and hold in mind during this season that lovely phrase in the Lord’s Prayer “Thy Kingdom come… on earth as it is in heaven”. All of us are called to be part of bringing about that kingdom.

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