Congratulations to Benjamin Grønlie, Nicolas Wilkel, Benjamin Woo, Max Gregory, Max Rutterford, and Gus Collier for their successes in recent RSCM examinations. Well done to Benji for winning a prize for his mark. Choristers will be presented with their certificates at a ceremony in Christ Church Cathedral in November.
Chapel Service at OCMS, Woodstock Rd: On Wednesday 22nd March at 9:30am the speaker will be Dr Paul Wood, OCMS Faculty. All welcome.
Lecture: Luther’s Legacy – Speaker: Prof Henrike Laehnemann. At Summertown URC Church, 3 pm on Friday 24th March. £5 at the door.
The Annunciation: Eucharist on Saturday 25th March, at St Margaret’s, at 9:00 am.
Services next Sunday, 26th March (Fourth Sunday of Lent/Mothering Sunday): 8:00 – Holy Communion (BCP); 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.
Calling all bakers: To raise funds for St Giles’ choirs, we are asking for members of the congregation to donate Simnel cakes so people can buy a slice of cake to go with their tea or coffee after the 10:30 am service on Mothering Sunday. (Any left-over cake can be finished up at the Mothering Sunday lunch.)
Mothering Sunday Lunch:There will be a Parish lunch after the 10:30 am service on 26th March and everyone is warmly invited.The choir will provide the food, but will be grateful if members of the congregation would like to donate drinks.
Pergolesi Stabat Mater at St Giles’: Sun 9th April at 6:30 pm (in place of Evensong). Anna Shackleton (soprano), Adrian Boorman (countertenor), Jon French (piano).
Archdeacon’s Visitation: Every year, a formal “Visitation” is held under Canon G5 of the Canons of the Church of England. These events are held at a number of venues throughout the Archdeaconry, and include the Admission of Churchwardens in compliance with the Churchwardens Measure 2001. Clergy and other representatives from the parish are invited to attend and support Churchwardens as they are admitted to office at the Visitation, although they are not required to be present. If you would like to attend the service on Monday 8th May at 7:30 pm at Christ Church Cathedral, please put your name on the list in church.
Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 2
Sick: Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford
Year’s Mind: 20th March – Jane Brereton (2000); Helen Murray (2003)
22nd March – Pauline Moon (2012);
24th March – Yvonne Simmons (2006); 25th March – Val Sillery (2009)