Notices for Sunday 28th August 2016

Sunday 4th September

St Giles’ Patronal Festival

We will be celebrating our Patronal Festival at the 10:30 am service.

NOTICES

Junior Chess Tuition: Tues/Wed, 30th/31st Aug, 10 am-12 noon, at St Giles’.

Priest & Pints: The next Priest and Pints will be 7:45 pm on Sunday 4th September at the Royal Oak (taking a break for the Bank Holiday weekend).

Next Sunday – 4th Sept, Trinity 15: 8 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Patronal Festival Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.

Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater at The Manor, Weston on the Green OX25 3QL: 5:30 pm-9:30 pm on Sunday 4th Sept. Champagne reception/Stabat Mater/3-course dinner/charity auction. In aid of St Giles’ Organ Fund. Tickets: £50 contact Nicholas Prozzillochoir

St Giles Fair, 5th and 6th Sept: As usual, there will be a lot happening at St Giles’ over the two days of the Fair:12:30 pm – Eucharist in the Lady Chapel; Refreshments for sale all day; Great War exhibition; Children’s activities; Handbell ringing; 5:30 pm – Evening Prayer in the Lady Chapel.

Ride and Stride (10th Sept) and Oxford Open Doors (10th and 11th Sept): Volunteers are still needed to sign-in participants in the Ride and Stride, and to steward the church for Open Doors – please put your name on the rotas.

Jazz at St Giles: The new season starts on Saturday 24th September at 7:30 pm with Karen Street and Streetworks. Adults £12/Concessions £10/Students and Children £5. Last year’s concerts raised more than £5,000 for War Child and Save the Children, and we hope to exceed that total this year. Do come: tuneful – not noisy! Try it! (Programme leaflets are at the back of the church).

Some dates for your diary: Harvest Thanksgiving will be at 10:30 am on Sunday 25th September; Animal Service at 3:00 pm on Sunday 2nd October; and Confirmation Service at St Giles’ on Sunday 9th October at 10:30 am.

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 4

Sick: David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford

RIP:

Year’s Mind: 3rd September: Frederick Henry Hastings (1916);

3rd September: Frederick Tom Skinner (1916);

3rd September: Reginald Ernest Webster (1916)

Yours,

Andrew.

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Notices for Sunday 21st August 2016

Sunday 4th September

St Giles’ Patronal Festival

We will be celebrating our Patronal Festival at the 10:30 am service.

NOTICES

Priest & Pints: Sunday 21st August at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Anchor do drop in for a chat with him.Email tomalbinson

Next Sunday – 28th August, Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.

Free Junior Chess Training at St Giles’ on Tuesday/Wednesday 30th/31st August, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. For children of all ages and abilities.

St Giles Patronal Festival: Sunday 4th September at 10:30 am.

Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater at The Manor, Weston on the Green OX25 3QL: 5:30 pm-9:30 pm on Sunday 4th Sept. Champagne reception/Stabat Mater/3-course dinner/charity auction. In aid of St Giles’ Organ Fund. Tickets: £50 contact Nicholas Prozzillochoir

St Giles Fair, 5th and 6th Sept: As usual, there will be a lot happening at St Giles’ over the two days of the Fair:12:30 pm – Eucharist in the Lady Chapel; Refreshments for sale all day; Great War exhibition; Children’s activities; Handbell ringing; 5:30 pm – Evening Prayer in the Lady Chapel. And it’s not too late to volunteer: just put your name on the Sign-up sheets in church – or speak to the Churchwardens if you would like to know more before committing yourself.

Ride and Stride (10th Sept) and Oxford Open Doors (10th and 11th Sept): Volunteers are still needed to sign-in participants in the Ride and Stride, and to steward the church for Open Doors – please put your name on the rotas.

Jazz at St Giles: The new season starts on Saturday 24th September at 7:30 pm with Karen Street and Streetworks. Adults £12/Concessions £10/Students and Children £5.

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 3

Sick: David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford

RIP:

Year’s Mind: 23rd – Bob Moseley (2013)

27th – Anne Margaret Yates (2000); 27th – Sheila Browne (2015)

Yours,

Andrew.

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Notices for 14th August 2016

Pew-leaflet: The link to the pew-leaflet is at the end of this e-mail

Charitable Giving

The PCC decided at its last meeting to allocate the money available for charitable giving as follows:

· The Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust should receive the parish’s share of the profits from the Ride and Stride in September.

· War Child and Save the Children should continue to benefit from the Jazz concerts.

· Christian Aid should receive the collection from the Christmas carol service and also the collections house-to-house in Christian Aid Week.

Other charities listed below should receive cheques this year and several people have indicated their sponsorship for them:

Gatehouse

Water Aid

Support for Sick Newborns and Parents Siân Grønlie

Intermediate Technology

Mulberry Bush Paul Rutterford

Missions to Seamen

Oxford Citizens Advice Bureau Catherine Hilliard

If anyone is interested in being liaison person for the remaining charities, would they please let one of the Churchwardens know.

NOTICES

Priest & Pints: Sunday 14th August at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Royal Oak do drop in for a chat with him.Email tomalbinson

The Assumption of the BVM (Mon 15th August): Eucharist with hymns at St Margaret’s at 8:00 pm.

Chapel Service in Ss Philip & James (OCMS), Woodstock Rd: 9:30 am, Wed 17th August. Speaker: Dr John Padwick, OCMS Research Tutor. All welcome.

St Giles’ House Group meets on 17th August at 6 pm – after Evening Prayer.

Next Sunday – 21st August, Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.

Free Junior Chess Training at St Giles’ on Tuesday/Wednesday 30th/31st August, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. For children of all ages and abilities.

St Giles Patronal Festival: Sunday 4th September at 10:30 am.

Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater at The Manor, Weston on the Green OX25 3QL: 5:30 pm-9:30 pm on Sunday 4th Sept. Champagne reception/Stabat Mater/3-course dinner/charity auction. In aid of St Giles’ Organ Fund. Tickets: £90. There is a special price of £50 per person for parishioners of St Giles’ – contact Nicholas Prozzillo – choir

St Giles Fair, 5th and 6th Sept: volunteers are still needed. Sign-up sheets are in church, or speak to the Churchwardens if you would like to know more.

Ride and Stride (10th Sept) and Oxford Open Doors (10th and 11th Sept): Volunteers are still needed to sign-in participants in the Ride and Stride, and to steward the church for Open Doors – please put your name on the rotas.

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 2

Sick: David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford

RIP:

Year’s Mind:

Yours,

Andrew.

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Notices for 7th August

Charitable Giving at St Giles

The PCC decided at its last meeting to allocate the money available for charitable giving as follows:

· The Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust should receive the parish’s share of the profits from the Ride and Stride in September.

· War Child and Save the Children should continue to benefit from the Jazz concerts.

· Christian Aid should receive the collection from the Christmas carol service and also the collections house-to-house in Christian Aid Week.

Other charities listed below should receive cheques this year and several people have indicated their sponsorship for them:

Gatehouse

Water Aid

Support for Sick Newborns and Parents Siân Grønlie

Intermediate Technology

Mulberry Bush Paul Rutterford

Missions to Seamen

Oxford Citizens Advice Bureau Catherine Hilliard

If anyone is interested in being liaison person for the remaining charities, would they please let one of the churchwardens know

NOTICES

Priest & Pints: Tonight at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Anchor do drop in for a chat.Email tomalbinson

Chapel Service in Ss Philip & James (OCMS), Woodstock Rd: 9:30 am, Wed 10th August. Speaker: Revd Godfrey Stone, retired Archdeacon. All welcome.

Vacancy for Church Steward for St Giles’ (paid): 12 noon to 2 pm, Monday to Friday, in St Giles’ Church plus an extra hour for duties outside the church, i.e. 11 hours per week. Duties:To unlock the church and be present while it is open (weekdays, 12-2 pm); To welcome visitors and introduce them to the church building; To support the general life of the church. Apply in writing to Revd Canon Dr Andrew Bunch, The Vicarage, Church Walk, Oxford, OX2 6LY or ring 01865 510460 for further information. Closing date: 12 August.

Next Sunday – 14th August, Twelfth Sunday after Trinity: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.

The Assumption of the BVM (Mon 15th Aug): Eucharist with hymns at St Margaret’s at 8:00 pm.

St Giles’ House Group meets on 17th August at 6 pm – after Evening Prayer.

Junior Chess Training will take place at St Giles’ on Tuesday/Wednesday 30/31 August, 10:00 am to 12:00 noon.

St Giles Fair, 5th and 6th Sept: volunteers are still needed. Sign-up sheets are in church, or speak to the Churchwardens if you would like to know more.

Ride and Stride (10th Sept) and Oxford Open Doors (10th and 11th Sept): Volunteers are needed to sign-in participants in the Ride and Stride, and to steward the church for Open Doors – please put your name on the rotas.

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 1

Sick: David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford

RIP:

Year’s Mind: 7th August – Christina Colvin (2003)

Yours,

Andrew.

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