Notices for 1st May

1st May – 6:30 pm            Evensong and Rogation Procession around the parish

 

  • Priest & Pints: Most Sunday evenings, Tom Albinson will be frequenting one of the pubs in the area!  Tonight: 7:45 pm at The Anchor, 2 Hayfield Road.  Next Sunday, 8th May – 7:45 pm at The Royal Oak, 42 Woodstock Road.  Contact him at tomalbinson@gmail.com for details.
  •  St Giles’ Lunchtime Talks: Light sitting in Light: Zen Practice – Speaker: Sandie Chubb.  Thursday 5th May at 12:30 pm.
  •  Discussion Series: Faith in Business (Speaker: Joelle Warren) Thursday 5th May at 5:30 pm at Wycliffe Hall.  Free.  All welcome.
  •  Ascension Day – Thurs 5th May:
    7:15am St Margaret’s – Start of procession to St Giles
    8:30am St Giles – Morning Prayer/ Eucharist & Breakfast
    8:00pm Sung Eucharist at St Margaret’s at 8 pm.
  • Cocoa and Compline at St Giles’: Starting this Thursday, 5th May, at 9:30 pm.  Compline – a time to reflect, to put aside work stress, exam stress etc, followed by cocoa to aid our rest – or we may end up in the pub!  All welcome.  For more details contact Tom tomalbinson@gmail.com
  • Christian Aid Week: Plant stall outside NOA Community Centre, Diamond Place, 9:30 am-1 pm, Saturday 7th May.
  •  Study Day: Medieval Serbia and Macedonia: Art and Architecture at St Theosevia House, 2 Canterbury Rd.  Speaker: Dr Nicholas Gendle.  10:30 am-4 pm, Sat 7th May.  £5 at the door.  Enquiries: Tikhon.vasilyev@wolfson.ox.ac.uk
  •  St Giles’ Choir will sing Evensong in Coventry Cathedral at 4 pm on Saturday 7th May.  Members of the congregation are most welcome to attend.  Please sign the list at the back of the church.  Cost of coach will be £20 per person.
  •  Concert at St Giles’: Evangelische Kantorei Iserlohn (visiting choir from Germany) on Saturday 7th May at 7:30 pm.  Free admission, retiring collection.
  • Next Sunday – 8th May, Sunday after Ascension Day: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.
  • Interfaith Friendship Walk – a date for your diary: From Richmond Rd Synagogue via St Giles’ and University Church to Central Mosque, Manzil Way.  6:15-8 pm, Thurs 2nd June.

 

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 3

Sick:            Margaret Bailey, Ali Birchall, David Johnson, Andrew McLean,
Heather Poole, George Pulford, Saira

RIP:             Bob Lowrie (5/4/2016)

Year’s Mind:    4th May – Clara Cooper (2004); Chris Wills (2011)

Notices for 24th April

NOTICES

  •  Priest and Pints: Starting this evening, Tom Albinson will be frequenting one of the pubs in the area!  Join him at 8 pm at The Royal Oak, Woodstock Road
  •  Christian Aid Exhibition: I Witness – Images of Hope from Haiti at St Giles’.  Continues until 28th April. 
  •  Chapel Service at Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, OX2 6HR: 9:30 am on Wednesday 27th April.  Speaker: David Cranston.  Everyone welcome.
  •  Discussion Series at Wycliffe Hall: What is Consciousness (Speaker: Dr Rowan Williams)Wednesday 27th April at 5:30 pm.  Free.  All welcome.
  •  Concert at St Giles’: Quartet Melba – Philip Shirtcliff (Clarinet).  Wednesday 27th April, 7:30 pm.  £10 (concessions: £8; students/children £5).  In aid of St Giles’ Choir Academy.
  •  St Giles’ Lunchtime Talks: Starting on Thurs 28th April at 12:30 pm.  The Practice of the Present Moment: An Introduction to Mindfulness – Chris Cullen.
  •  Talk: The Making and Unmaking of the Modern Middle East – The Legacy of the Sykes-Picot Agreement.  Thurs 28th April, 5:30 pm, Summertown Library.
  •  Next Sunday – 1st May, Easter 6:
    8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion (Fifth Sunday after Easter);
    10:30 am – Holy Communion;
    6:30 pm – Evensong and Rogationtide Procession.
  • Ascension Day – Thursday 5th May: Sung Eucharist at St Margaret’s at 8 pm.
  •  Concert at St Giles’: Evangelische Kantorei Iserlohn (visiting choir from Germany) on Saturday 7th May at 7:30 pm.  Free admission, retiring collection.
  • St Giles’ Choir will sing Evensong in Coventry Cathedral at 4 pm on Saturday 7th May.  Members of the congregation are most welcome to attend.  Please sign the list at the back of the church.  Cost of coach will be £20 per person.

 Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 2

Sick: Margaret Bailey, Ali Birchall, David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford, Saira

RIP: Bob Lowrie (5/4/2016)

Year’s Mind:25th – Julie Pusey (1999); 29th – Paul Turner (2005); 30th – Stanley Coates (2009)

Notices for Sunday 17th April

NOTICES

  •  Shared Lunch: There is a shared lunch in St Giles’ Parish Rooms after the 10:30 am service today, organised by members of the choirs.  All are invited.
  •  Christian Aid Exhibition: I Witness – Images of Hope from Haiti at St Giles’ from 16th-28th April.  Talk by Christian Aid’s Regional Legacy Officer at St Giles’ on Monday 18th April at 12:30 pm.  Tea and coffee will be available.
  •  Chapel Service at Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, OX2 6HR: 9:30 am on Wednesday 20th April.  Speaker: Paul Bendor-Samuel.  Everyone welcome.
  •  Discussion Series at Wycliffe Hall: Mummy’s Got to Save the Planet (Marchioness Tracey Worcester) and The God of ALL Creation (Revd Martin Henig)Thursday 21st April at 5:30 pm.
  •  Come and see how St Giles’ bells are rung: Sat 23rd April, 10:30 am-12 noon. (Over 10 years of age only). To book a 30 minute slot: Oxf 723645 or email bellringers@st-giles-church.org
  •  Next Sunday – 24th April, Easter 5: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion (Fourth Sunday after Easter); 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.
  •  St Giles’ Annual Parochial Church Meeting: This year’s meeting will take place after the 10:30 am Holy Communion on Sunday 24th April.  Nomination forms for the PCC are available from Sarah-Jane White.
  •  Priest and Pints: Starting next Sunday evening, Tom Albinson will be frequenting one of the pubs in the areaDo join him on Sunday 24th April at 8 pm at The Royal Oak, Woodstock Road.  Contact Tom for more details.
  •  Concert at St Giles’: Quartet Melba – Philip Shirtcliff (Clarinet).  Wednesday 27th April, 7:30 pm.  £10 (concessions: £8; students/children £5).  In aid of St Giles’ Choir Academy.
  •  St Giles’ Choir will sing Evensong in Coventry Cathedral at 4 pm on Saturday 7th May.  Members of the congregation are most welcome to attend.  Please sign the list at the back of the church.  Cost of coach will be £20 per person.
  •  St Giles’ Lunchtime Talks: Starting on Thurs 28th April at 12:30 pm.  The Practice of the Present Moment: An Introduction to Mindfulness – Chris Cullen.
  •  Easy Fundraising: A painless way to generate funds for St Giles’ when you shop on line, especially if you are buying larger items or booking holidays or travel tickets.  Please pick up a flier from the back of the church and think about registering.  More information from Nicholas Prozzillo.

 

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 1

Sick:            Margaret Bailey, Ali Birchall, David Johnson, Andrew McLean,
Heather Poole, George Pulford, Saira

RIP:             Stephen Ley (22/3/2016); Peter Moores (23/3/2016); Bob Lowrie (5/4/2016)

Year’s Mind:    19th –Winifred Broughton (2012); 20th – Roy Manley (1999);

21st – Simone Wooldridge (2000)

Notices for 10th April

♦ Funeral of Stephen Ley: 1:30 pm at St Margaret’s on Tuesday 12th April.

♦ Study Day at St Giles’: Bandits and Camel Drivers – The Desert Fathers and Mothers. 14th Apr, 10 am-4 pm. £20 including refreshments (some concessions are available). Revd Georgie Simpson info@ocsg.uk.net or 07830 31977

♦ Funeral of Sir Peter Moores: 12 noon at St Margaret’s on Friday 15th April.

♦ Concert at St Giles’: Nine Lives – the Oxley and Graham Family Band. (And guesting on vocals: Georgie Osibodu). Saturday 16th April, 7:30 pm. £10 (concessions: £8; students/children £5). This is a fun, family concert in aid of St Giles’ Choir Academy.

♦ Next Sunday – 17th April, Easter 4: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion (Third Sunday after Easter); 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.

♦ Shared Lunch: There will be a shared lunch at St Giles’ on Sunday 17th April, organised by members of the choirs, following the 10:30 am Holy Communion service. All are invited. Please bring food/drink to share.

♦ Christian Aid Exhibition: I Witness – Images of Hope from Haiti at St Giles’ from 16th-28th April. Talk by Christian Aid’s Regional Legacy Officer at St Giles’ on Monday 18th April at 12:30 pm. Tea and coffee will be available.

♦ Discussion Series at Wycliffe Hall: Mummy’s Got to Save the Planet (Marchioness Tracey Worcester) and The God of ALL Creation (Revd Martin Henig) – Thursday 21st April at 5:30 pm.

♦ St Giles’ Annual Parochial Church Meeting: This year’s meeting will take place after the 10:30 am Holy Communion on Sunday 24th April. Nomination forms for the PCC are available from Sarah-Jane White.

♦ St Giles’ Lunchtime Talks: Starting on Thurs 28th April at 12:30 pm. The Practice of the Present Moment: An Introduction to Mindfulness.

2016 Planned Giving Update

Week 6 (Target: £15,000, Deficit: £7,585)

 

Notices for W/C April 3rd

Next Sunday at St Giles’ – 10th April, Easter 3: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion (The Second Sunday after Easter); 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.

Funeral of Stephen Ley: This will take place at St Margaret’s on Tuesday 12th April at 1:30 pm.

Study Day at St Giles’: Bandits and Camel Drivers – The Desert Fathers and Mothers. 14th Apr, 10 am-4 pm. £20 including refreshments (some concessions are available).  Revd Georgie Simpson info@ocsg.uk.net or 07830 31977

Funeral of Sir Peter Moores: This will take place at St Margaret’s on Friday 15th April at 12 noon.

Concert at St Giles’: Nine Lives (the Oxley/Graham Family Band).  Saturday 16th April, 7:30 pm.  £10 (concessions: £8; students/children £5).

Discussion Series at Wycliffe Hall: Mummy’s Got to Save the Planet (Marchioness Tracey Worcester) and The God of ALL Creation (Revd Martin Henig)Thursday 21st April at 5:30 pm.

Christian Aid Week – 15th-21st May: Christian Aid Art and Photograph Exhibition I Witness at St Giles’ from 16th-28th April (and at Christ Church Cathedral from 23rd April to 22nd May.) 

St Giles’ Annual Parochial Church Meeting: This year’s meeting will take place after the 10:30 am Holy Communion on Sunday 24th April

St Giles’ Lunchtime Talks: The new series on The Gift of Meditation – A Pearl of Great Price commences on Thursday 28th April at 12:30 pm (in church).  The Practice of the Present Moment: An Introduction to Mindfulness – Speaker: Chris Cullen, Oxford Mindfulness Centre.

 

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 3

Sick:            Margaret Bailey, Ali Birchall, David Johnson, Bob Lowrie,
Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford, Saira

RIP:             Sebastian (16/3/16); Stephen Ley(22/3/2016); Peter Moores (23/3/16);

Year’s Mind:    5th April – Maureen Owen (2011); Vi Wyatt (2014)

6th April – Christine Martin (2010)