In 2020, St Giles’ will be celebrating its 900th Anniversary and we want to make this a special year in the life of the church. The Standing Committee has had some very early discussions about how we can mark the anniversary. We would now like to make sure that all members of St Giles’ have a say in the planning. For this reason, you are invited to a Congregational Meeting on Sunday 6th November after the 10:30 am service. Please join us … we want everyone to be involved.
Chapel Service at OCMS, Woodstock Rd: 9:30 am, 2nd Nov. All welcome.
St Giles’Lunchtime Talk: 12:30 pm on Thursday 3rd November. Mercy: What facilitates Love; Speaker: Revd Georgie Simpson.
Cocoa and Compline: Thursday 3rd Nov, 9:30 pm at St Giles’. All welcome.
Come & Sing Fauré Requiem at St Giles’: Sun 6th Nov. Rehearsal: 4:30 pm; Service: 6:30 pm. £10 for singers. Scores available to hire. All singers welcome.
Next Sunday – 6th November, Third Sunday before Advent: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion followed by Congregational Meeting to discuss Project 900; 6:30 pm – Fauré Requiem Eucharist. (If you would like anyone to be remembered at this service, please add the names to the list at the back of the church.)
Priest & Pints: At7:45 pm on Sunday 6th November Tom Albinson will be at The Royal Oak. Do drop in for a chat.Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Jazz at St Giles’: Tommaso Starace (saxophone) and Michele di Toro (piano); on Saturday 12th November at 7:30 pm. Tickets: £12/£10/£5.
Remembrance Sunday, 13th Nov: The Civic Service at the War Memorial will be followed by shortened Holy Communion in St Giles’.
Jazz at St Giles’: Guitarists Pete Oxley and Nicholas Meier. Sat 19th Nov at 7:30 pm. Tickets at the door: £12/£10 concessions/£5 students and children.
The Men who Went to War from the Parishes of St Margaret’s, St Giles’ and St Matthew’s: Exhibition/Talks/Films at St Margaret’s Institute, Polstead Road, OX2 6TN on Sunday 20th Nov from 2 pm. See posters for full details.
Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 1
Sick: David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford
Year’s Mind: 30th Oct: Eleanor Thompson (2014); 1st Nov: Bob Benstead (2012);
2nd Nov: Joyce Head (2000); 4th Nov: Jack McManners (priest) (2006);
4th Nov: Joan Wheare (2013); 5th Nov: Denis Minayev (2013)