St Giles Fair,
5th and 6th September:
As usual, we are looking for volunteers for various roles so that we can have St Giles’ open on both days and offer a safe and welcoming environment for visitors. Could you provide or serve refreshments, or steward the church? Sign-up sheets are now available, or speak to the Churchwardens if you would like to know more.
Peal attempt: Today, between 1:00 and 4:00 pm
Priest & Pints: Tonight at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Royal Oak – do drop in for a chat.Email tomalbinson
St Giles’ House Group will meet in church on 3rd and 17th August at 6 pm – after Evening Prayer. Everyone welcome.
The Transfiguration of Our Lord (Saturday 6th August): Eucharist at 6:00 pm at St Giles’.
Next Sunday – 7th August, Eleventh Sunday after Trinity: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.
The Assumption of the BVM (Monday 15th August): Eucharist with hymns at St Margaret’s at 8:00 pm.
Vacancy forChurch Steward for St Giles’ (paid): The hours will be12 noon to 2:00 pm, Monday to Friday, in St Giles’ Church plus one extra hour for duties outside the church, i.e. 11 hours a week in total. Duties:To unlock the church and be present while it is open (weekdays, 12 noon-2 pm); To welcome visitors and introduce them to the church building; To support the general life of the church. Please apply in writing to Revd Canon Dr Andrew Bunch, The Vicarage, Church Walk, Oxford, OX2 6LY or call him on 01865 510460 for further information.
Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 4
Sick: David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford
RIP: Donald Tyson (9th July 2016); Derek Lamb (19th July 2016)
Year’s Mind: 23rd – Pte Francis Lewis Hudson, Ox & Bucks Light Infantry (1916)