Service sheet for 17th March

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 17 March 2019

Second Sunday of Lent

As the season of Lent deepens, we pause to reflect on our own human frailty. So, let us be still now and know God’s presence within and around us.

Fr Darren is away today. The President and Preacher is Fr Peter Varney.

There is a retiring collection today and every Sunday during Lent to support Water Aid and the Diocesan Lent Project (see Lent leaflet). Lent is a time for almsgiving so please give generously.

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 507 Hear us, O Lord, have mercy upon us

Psalm 27

Gospel acclamation Praise to you, O Christ, King of eternal glory

Cantors The Lord is a great God, O that today you would listen to his voice
Harden not your hearts

All Praise to you, O Christ, King of eternal glory

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 13: 31-35

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 381 Jerusalem the golden

Communion Hymn 70 Lord Jesus, think on me

Recessional Hymn 64 Be thou my guardian and my guide

Organ Voluntary Bach – O Lamm Gottes, enschuldig

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Organist
Ian Graydon Sidespersons Dorothy and Rodney Head 1st Reading John Baldry 2nd Reading Ian Mayers Intercessions Carole Hill Chalice John Baldry Servers Annie Blyth and Vikkie Shread Churchwarden Bob Emsell

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 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off Monday
Parish Ordinands Annie Blyth; Tracy Williams – on placement at Thorpe Hamlet
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 19 March 12 noon Said Mass Joseph of NazarethPresident Revd Maggie Diffey
7.00pm Clergy Greater Chapter at St Stephen’s
Thursday 21 March 12 noon Funeral service for David Johnson. All are welcome.
Friday 22 March 10.00am Said Mass
Sunday 24 March
Third Sunday of Lent10.30am Sung Parish MassThe Litany of Humility

Next week’s readings Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63:1-8; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke13 :1-9

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Our Archdeacon, Karen Hutchinson would like to thank everyone at St Giles for her lovely warm welcome last week. She writes to the Churchwardens…Your church is in very good condition, and beautifully kept, so your congregation are to be congratulated on the care you have given to this. It is also very pleasing to see the progress you have made on updating your ‘Committed to Growth’ mission plan and I pray that it continues to bear fruit.Well done St Giles!
The funeral service for David Johnson will be on Thursday 21 March at 12 noon at St Giles. All are welcome.
Do you consider yourself to be a ‘member’ of St Giles Church? Every six years we have to renew our Church Electoral Roll. Everyone will need to complete new forms this year to go on the St Giles Electoral Roll. Do ask our E.R. Officer Dr Carole Hill for a form – they are available from today. The deadline for submission of names is after Mass next Sunday Sun 24 March. After that date no new names can be added until after the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM). If you are joining our Electoral Roll you may also like to consider joining our scheme for regular giving (please see our Treasurer, John Baldry).
The March Interesting Talk will be on Thursday 28 March at 7.30pm. It will be given by Elspeth Rushbrook, author. Elspeth’s talk is entitled ‘Words and Music: growing up in East Anglia’.
The APCM is on Sunday 7 April (Passion Sunday)at 12 noon and will be followed by a short meeting of the PCC. Nomination forms for one vacancy on the PCC, as well as Churchwardens and Deputy Churchwardens, are at the back of church. TODAY is the deadline for nominations. If you are considering putting yourself forward for one of these posts, please speak to Fr Darren first.
The Parish Lunch is on Sunday 7 April following the APCM at 12.30 to eat at 1.00pm.This will be at the Coach and Horses in Bethel Street. Please sign the list at the back of church and pay Treasurer John Baldry by next Sunday 24 March at the very latest, to secure your booking. Thank you.
The Christian Aid ‘Count Your Blessings’ scheme is running throughout Lent. Please do collect a form from the back of church to take home, and return your donation to our Christian Aid representative Lindsey Green at the end of Lent. Thank you! And copies of our church Lent leaflet are also available at the back of church.
Our March Charity is Water Aid. Do please put donations in the box on the table by the Charities board.
Traidcraft Kate is not able to do a stall now until after Easterbut you can still orderEaster items including the Real Easter Egg! Kate’s contact details are at the bottom of the first page of the service sheet. And please see the top of the bookcase by the Tower Vestry door at the back of church
and pick up a leaflet. Kate hopes to be able to bring Spring and Easter cards to church on Mothering Sunday, 31 March.
The flower beds adjacent to the church have been cleared by the Council in preparation for treatment to attempt to eradicate the bindweed and other perennial weeds. We hope replanting can take place in autumn 2019 or spring 2020. Churchwarden Rowena
Open Church St Giles is now open on Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday mid-day, Friday mornings and Saturday mid-day. Please pray that all visitors and pilgrims will find peace in our sacred space.
Advance notice of Art Exhibition at St Giles. Some of the St Giles artists have been meeting together, and we plan an exhibition on 13 and 14 July coinciding with the Norwich Lanes event. Our theme will be ‘Intersecting Journeys’. We invite all to take part! Please let Father Peter know (email varney@waitrose.com ) if you would like to exhibit. We’ll give half of any proceeds to St Giles Church. We plan to include a time for reflection, linking the art with God’s presence with us in St Giles Church and how our lives are held within God’s love.

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Service sheet for 10th March

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 10 March 2019

First Sunday of Lent

As Lent begins so we begin to prepare ourselves for the great feast of Easter. During these weeks we shall consider what our faith means to us. In this celebration let us ask for wisdom to ask the right questions and the insight to understand our discoveries about God and ourselves.

We welcome to St Giles the Archdeacon of Norwich, the Venerable Karen Hutchinson, for our Archdeacon’s Visitation. The Archdeacon will be preaching, and she looks forward to meeting you over coffee at the end of Mass.

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 507 Hear us, O Lord, have mercy upon us

Psalm 91

Gospel acclamation Praise to you, O Christ, King of eternal glory

Cantors The Lord is a great God, O that today you would listen to his voice;
Harden not your hearts

All Praise to you, O Christ, King of eternal glory

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 4: 1-13

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 302 O Thou, who at thy Eucharist didst pray

Communion Hymn 276 Bread of heaven, on thee we feed

Recessional Hymn 67 Forty days and forty nights

Organ Voluntary Bach – Christus, der uns selig macht

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons
Dorothy and Rodney Head Churchwarden Bob Emsell Organist Ian Graydon 1st Reading Carole Hill 2nd Reading Mavis Jacobs Intercessions Kate Baldry Chalice Carole Hill Servers Ben Shread, Kathryn Ives, Jen Gerrard, Jonny and Lindsey Green

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 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off Monday
Parish Ordinands Annie Blyth; Tracy Williams – on placement at Thorpe Hamlet
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 12 March 12 noon Said Mass
12.30pm Deanery Lent Lunch at St Matthew, Thorpe Hamlet
Friday 15 March 10.00am Said Mass
Sunday 17 March
Second Sunday of Lent 10.30am Sung Parish Mass President and Preacher Fr Peter Varney

Next week’s readings Genesis 15:1-12. 17-18; Psalm 27; Philippians 3:17-4:1; Luke 4:1-13

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
The Christian Aid ‘Count Your Blessings’ form is inside your newsletter today for you to use during Lent. Please do take the form home and at the end of Lent return your donations to our Christian Aid representative, Lindsey Green. Thank you.
A new Bishop of Norwich The Vacancy in See Committee seek and encourage the prayers of the diocese for all those involved in the process, and especially for the Crown Nominations Commission and its members. The Crown Nominations Commission will meet on 11 &12 March 2019 to consider everyone’s comments and make the appointment if a suitable candidate is found. Please do pray.
Our Deanery Lent Charity Lunch is next Tuesday 12th March at 12.30 pm at St Matthew, Thorpe Hamlet. You are all warmly invited to attend – no need to book! After lunch there will be a presentation about the Diocesan Lent Project.
Our March Charity is Water Aid. Do please put donations in the box on the table by the Charities board.
Do you consider yourself to be a ‘member’ of St Giles Church? Every six years we have to renew our Church Electoral Roll. Everyone will need to complete new forms this year to go on the St Giles Electoral Roll. Do ask our E.R. Officer Dr Carole Hill for a form – they are available from today. The deadline for submission of names is after Mass on Sun 24 March. After that date no new names can be added until after the Annual Parochial Church Meeting (APCM). If you are joining our Electoral Roll you may also like to consider joining our scheme for regular giving (please see Treasurer John Baldry).
The March Interesting Talk will be on Thursday 28 March at 7.30pm. It will be given by Elspeth Rushbrook, author. Elspeth’s talk is entitled ‘Words and Music: growing up in East Anglia’.
The APCM is on Sunday 7 April (Passion Sunday) at 12 noon and will be followed by a short meeting of the PCC. Nomination forms for one vacancy on the PCC, as well as Churchwardens and Deputy Churchwardens, are at the back of church. These must be in by next Sunday 17 March. If you are considering putting yourself forward for one of these posts, please speak to Fr Darren first.
The Parish Lunch is on Sunday 7 April following the APCM at 12.30 to eat at 1.00pm.This will be at the Coach and Horses in Bethel Street. Please sign the list at the back of church and pay Treasurer John Baldry by Sunday 24 March at the very latest, to secure your booking. Thank you.
The flower beds adjacent to the church have been cleared by the Council in preparation for treatment to attempt to eradicate the bindweed and other perennial weeds. We hope replanting can take place in autumn 2019 or spring 2020. Churchwarden Rowena
Salvation Army Pottergate ARC Please do keep bringing in donations of tins and packets and place them in the box in the Tower Vestry.
Advance notice of Art Exhibition at St Giles. Some of the St Giles artists have been meeting together, and we plan an exhibition on 13 and 14 July coinciding with the Norwich Lanes event. Our theme will be ‘Intersecting Journeys’. We invite all to take part! Please let Father Peter know (email varney@waitrose.com ) if you would like to exhibit. We’ll give half of any proceeds to St Giles Church. We plan to include a time for reflection, linking the art with God’s presence with us in St Giles Church and how our lives are held within God’s love.
Open Church St Giles is now open on Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday mid-day, Friday mornings and Saturday mid-day. Please pray that all visitors and pilgrims will find peace in our sacred space.
Traidcraft Kate is not able to do a stall now until after Easter but you can still order Easter items including the Real Easter Egg! Please see the top of the bookcase by the Tower Vestry door at the back of church.

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Service sheet for 3rd March

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 3 March 2019

Sunday before Lent

Today we accompany Jesus to the top of a mountain – frequently a place of enlightenment in the Bible. Let us prepare for our journey by our worship, sharing in the gifts which our faith brings: strength of purpose, enlargement of heart and mind, the peace of Christ and the grace of hope and confidence in God’s love.

Our preacher today is Fr Peter Varney.

Today’s Mass includes the Ministry of Healing, with the anointing of oil. If you wish to receive healing for yourself or for a loved one then please go and sit in the Lady Chapel during the organ voluntary at the end of the Mass.

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 178 ‘Tis good, Lord, to be here!

Psalm 99

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors I am the Way, the Truth and the Life, says the Lord:
No one comes to the Father except by me.

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 9:28-43

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 310 We hail thy presence glorious

Communion Hymn 307 Sweet Sacrament divine

Recessional Hymn 234 Christ, whose glory fills the skies

Organ Voluntary Frank Bridge – Adagio in E major

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons
Dorothy and Rodney Head Servers Jonny and Lindsey Green 1st Reading Kathryn Ives 2nd Reading Nigel Simpson Intercessions Mavis Jacobs Chalice Ian Mayers Organist Ian Graydon Churchwarden Bob Emsell

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 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off Monday
Parish Ordinands Annie Blyth; Tracy Williams – on placement at Thorpe Hamlet
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

Media links
https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Facebook @Norwicheastdeanery
Twitter @stgilesnorwich

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Tuesday 5 March Shrove Tuesday 10.00am Articles of Enquiry meeting – Archdeacon and Churchwardens
12 noon Said Mass
7.30pm Parish Bible Study at 40 Havelock Road, continuing in the Epistle of James
Wednesday 6 March Ash Wednesday 7.00pm Sung Parish Mass with the Imposition of Ashes
Speaker Parish Ordinand Annie Blyth
Friday 8 March 10.00am Said Mass Edward King, Bishop of Lincoln, 1910
7.30pm Film Club – please see railings outside St Giles for details
Sunday 10 March First Sunday of Lent 10.30am Sung Parish Mass Preacher The Archdeacon of Norwich, visiting us for our Archdeacon’s Visitation

Next week’s readings Deuteronomy 26:1-11; Psalm 91:1-2. 9-16; Romans 10:8b-13; Luke 4:1-13

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Today is Poverty Sunday when we are asked to pray for all those who live in poverty. With your newsletter is a sheet about Pathways, a partnership in Norwich between agencies working together to prevent rough sleeping by supporting those who need assistance. Please do pray for them. See http://www.pathwaysnorwich.org.uk
Our March Charity is Water Aid. If you would like to make a personal donation (gift-aided if possible) then do please put it in the box on the table by the Charities board.
Lent is coming – please do come to Ash Wednesday Sung Parish Mass with the Imposition of Ashes this Wednesday, 6 March at 7.00pm. Our speaker will be Parish Ordinand Annie Blyth. And there are spare copies of our Lent leaflet available at the back of church.
Next Sunday the Archdeacon of Norwich will be with us to preach and meet the congregation. It would be good to have a full church to welcome her. Please do try and attend.
Traidcraft Kate is not able to do a stall now until after Easter but you can still order Easter items including the Real Easter Egg! Please see the top of the bookcase by the Tower Vestry door at the back of church.
Revision of the Church Electoral Roll Every 6 years a new Roll must be compiled. Everyone will need to complete new forms this year to go on the St Giles Electoral Roll. Forms will be available from our E.R. Officer Dr Carole Hill next Sunday 10 March. The deadline for submission of names is Sun 24 March.
The March Interesting Talk will be on Thursday 28 March at 7.30pm. It will be given by Elspeth Rushbrook, author. Elspeth’s talk is entitled ‘Words and Music: growing up in East Anglia’.
The APCM is on Sunday 7 April (Passion Sunday) at 12 noon and will be followed by a short meeting of the PCC. Nomination forms for one vacancy on the PCC, as well as Churchwardens and Deputy Churchwardens, are at the back of church. These must be in by Sunday 17 March. If you are considering putting yourself forward for one of these posts, please speak to Fr Darren first.
The Parish Lunch is on Sunday 7 April following the APCM at 12.30 to eat at 1.00pm.This will be at the Coach and Horses in Bethel Street. Please sign the list at the back of church and pay Treasurer John Baldry by Sunday 24 March at the very latest to secure your booking. Thank you.
The flower beds adjacent to the church have been cleared by the Council in preparation for treatment to attempt to eradicate the bindweed and other perennial weeds. We hope replanting can take place in autumn 2019 or spring 2020. Rowena
Salvation Army Pottergate ARC Please do keep bringing in donations of tins and packets and place them in the box in the Tower Vestry. Many thanks to Elsie and David for organising this project.
Advance notice of Art Exhibition at St Giles. Some of the St Giles artists have been meeting together, and we plan an exhibition on 13 and 14 July coinciding with the Norwich Lanes event. Our theme will be ‘Intersecting Journeys’. We invite all to take part! Please let Father Peter know (email varney@waitrose.com ) if you would like to exhibit. We’ll give half of any proceeds to St Giles Church. We plan to include a time for reflection, linking the art with God’s presence with us in St Giles Church and how our lives are held within God’s love.
Open Church St Giles is now open on Monday afternoons, Tuesday mornings, Wednesday mid-day, Friday mornings and Saturday mid-day. Pray that all visitors and pilgrims will find peace in our sacred space.

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Service sheet for 24th February

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

welcomes you to worship with them on

Sunday 24 February 2019

Second Sunday before Lent

On this second Sunday before Lent we praise God for creating us out of love, rescuing us with love and strengthening us to love one another.

We welcome our Charity Speaker from the Samaritans.

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 354 Eternal Father, strong to save

Psalm 65

Gospel acclamation Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

Cantors Speak, Lord, for your servant is listening;
You have the words of eternal life

Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia

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

All Glory to you, O Lord

Gospel Luke 8:22-25

Priest This is the gospel of the Lord

All Praise to you, O Christ

Offertory Hymn 439 Praise to the Holiest in the height

Communion Hymn 285 For the beauty of the earth

Recessional Hymn 351 Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem

Organ Voluntary Buxtehude – Toccata, fugue and chaconne in C

ASSISTANTS AT THE EUCHARIST
Sidespersons
Dorothy and Rodney Head Servers Tim Ives and John Baldry 1st Reading Chris Stokes 2nd Reading Julia de Salis Intercessions Ian Mayers Chalice Jonny Green Organist Ian Graydon Churchwarden Rowena Atkinson

Next week’s readings Exodus 34:29-35; Psalm 99; 2 Corinthians 3:12- 4:2; Luke 9:28-43

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 d.thornton@uea.ac.uk – day off Monday
Parish Ordinands Annie Blyth; Tracy Williams – on placement at Thorpe Hamlet
Churchwardens Rowena Atkinson (01603 455729) Bob Emsell (01603 439632)
Newsletter Kate Baldry (01362 695503) kate.baldry@btopenworld.com

Media linkshttps://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Facebook @Norwicheastdeanery
Twitter @stgilesnorwich

DIARY FOR THE WEEK
Monday 25 February Bell ringing at St Giles by a visiting team
Tuesday 26 February 12 noon Said Mass
Wednesday 27 February from 7.00pm Norwich East Deanery Synod at St Matthew, Thorpe Hamlet All are welcome.
Thursday 28 February 7.30pm Interesting Talk ‘Step by Step: the Norwich shoe trade’ by Barbara Miller
Friday 1 March 10.00am Said Mass David, Bishop of Menevia, Patron of Wales
Sunday 3 March Sunday before Lent 10.30am Sung Parish Mass Preacher Fr Peter Varney
The Mass is followed by the Ministry of Healing.

NOTICES
We welcome any newcomers to our church today.
Do make yourself known to the priest or the churchwardens. Do take a look at our website, to be found at https://stgileschurch.wordpress.com
Our February Charity is the Samaritans and we are pleased to welcome their speaker today who will tell us about the valuable work they do. To make a personal donation (gift-aided if possible) then do please put it in the box on the table by the Charities board – today is your last opportunity to do so.
Today is the deadline for those who have been asked to submit reports for the 2018 APCM booklet. If you haven’t completed your report you need to pop it through the Rectory letterbox today as they are going to be printed at 9am tomorrow.
Norwich East Deanery Synod meetings are now open to anyone who would like to attend. The next meeting is this Wednesday, 27 February, at 7.15pm at St Matthew Thorpe Hamlet, with refreshments from 7.00pm. The topic is ‘Gaining confidence to share our story of Jesus’. All are welcome.
Our next Bible Study will be on Tuesday 5th March at 7.30pm at 40 Havelock Road, when we shall be continuing our study of the letter/epistle of James. If you are thinking you might like to join us then please do see Karen Kiddell for more information – you will be most welcome!
Lent is coming – please do come to Ash Wednesday Sung Parish Mass with the Imposition of Ashes on Wednesday 6 March at 7.00pm. Our speaker will be Parish Ordinand Annie Blyth. There are spare copies of our Lent leaflet available at the back of church.
Revision of the Church Electoral Roll Every 6 years a new Roll must be compiled. Everyone will need to complete new forms this year to go on the St Giles Electoral Roll. Forms will be available from our E.R. Officer Dr Carole Hill on Sun 10 March. The deadline for submission of names is Sun 24 March.
The APCM is on Sunday 7 April (Passion Sunday) at 12 noon and will be followed by a short meeting of the PCC, and then lunch at 1 pm. Nomination forms for one vacancy on the PCC, as well as Churchwardens and Deputy Churchwardens, are at the back of church. These must be in by Sunday 17 March. If you are considering putting yourself forward for one of these posts, please speak to Fr Darren first.
The Parish Lunch is on Sunday 7 April following the APCM at 12.30 to eat at 1.00pm.This will be at the Coach and Horses in Bethel Street. Please sign the list at the back of church and pay Treasurer John Baldry by Sunday 24 March at the very latest, to secure your booking. Thank you.
The flower beds adjacent to the church have been cleared by the Council in preparation for treatment to attempt to eradicate the bindweed and other perennial weeds. We hope replanting can take place in autumn 2019 or spring 2020. Rowena
Salvation Army Pottergate ARC Please do keep bringing in donations of tins and packets and place them in the box in the Tower Vestry. Many thanks to Elsie and David for organising this project.
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!
Advance notice of Art Exhibition at St Giles. Some of the St Giles artists have been meeting together, and we plan an exhibition on 13 and 14 July coinciding with the Norwich Lanes event. Our theme will be ‘Intersecting Journeys’. We invite all to take part! Please let Father Peter know (email varney@waitrose.com ) if you would like to exhibit. We’ll give half of any proceeds to St Giles Church. We plan to include a time for reflection, linking the art with God’s presence with us in St Giles Church and how our lives are held within God’s love.

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