Notices for 26th June

  • Cocoa and Compline is now taking a summer break, and will restart in the new academic year.
  • Confirmation Classes: Do let the Vicar know if you are interested.
  • Chapel Service in Ss Philip & James (OCMS): 9:30 am, Wednesday 29th June.  All welcome
  • Memorial Service: There will be a service to remember Bob Lowrie on Saturday 2nd July in St Giles’, followed by refreshments in the Parish Rooms.
  • Next Sunday – 3rd July, St Thomas the Apostle: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.
  • Concert at St Giles’: Songs for soprano, clarinet and piano – Anna Shackleton (soprano); Philip Shirtcliff (clarinet); Akino Kitahara (piano).  7:30 pm, Saturday 9th July.  £10/£8 concessions/£5 students and children.
  • St Giles’ Shared Parish Lunch: This will take place in the Vicarage Garden on Sunday 10th July (if wet, in the Parish Rooms).  Everyone welcome!
  • Priest & Pints: On 10th July at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Anchor do drop in for a chat.  tomalbinson@gmail.com

SERVICES AND EVENTS AT ST GILES’ THIS WEEK

Monday 27th June (St Cyril of Alexandria) 5:30 pm  Evening Prayer

Tuesday 28th June (St Irenaeus, Bishop) 5:30 pm   Evening Prayer

Wednesday 29th June (Ss Peter and Paul, Apostles)   12:30 pm   Eucharist
5:30 pm Evening Prayer

Thursday 30th June 5:30 pm Evening Prayer

Friday 1st July (Henry, John and Henry Venn the Younger) 1:15 pm   Taizé Service

5:30 pm Evening Prayer

Saturday 2nd July 3:00 pm Memorial Service for Bob Lowrie
5:30 pm  Evening Prayer

Sunday 3rd July (St Thomas the apostle) 8:00 am BCP Holy Communion
10:30 am Holy Communion
6:30 pm Evensong

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 3

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

RIP:                  Rosemary Robinson (9/6/2016)

Year’s Mind:   30th June: Robert Hiorns (2002);

1st July: Richard May (2004); Rupert Thorneloe (2009)

Notices for 19th June

Confirmation Classes: Do let the Vicar know if you are interested.

EU Referendum Prayer: God of truth, give us grace to debate the issues in this referendum with honesty and openness.  Give generosity to those who seek to form opinion, and discernment to those who vote, that our nation may prosper and that with all the peoples of Europe we may work for peace and the common good; for the sake of Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.

Priest & Pints: At The Royal Oak this week – 19th June at 7:45 pm do drop in.  Priest & Pints will then be taking a break, and will be back at The Anchor on 10th July at 7:45 pm.  Further information from Tom – tomalbinson@gmail.com

Chapel Service in Ss Philip & James (OCMS): 9:30 am, Wed 22nd June.

Cocoa and Compline: Thursday 23rd June, at 9:30 pm.  All welcome at St Giles’ for a time of stillness and solace.  This will be the last Cocoa and Compline until the new academic year.  For more details contact Tom – tomalbinson@gmail.com

Concert at St Giles’: Organ Recital: J S Bach – Andrew Patterson.  7:30 pm, Sat 25th June.  £10/£8 concessions/£5 students and children.

Next Sunday – 26th June, Trinity 5: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.

Coffee Concert after the 10:30 am service next Sunday, 26th June.  The choristers will give a short concert from 11:50 am to 12:20 pm.

Memorial Service for Bob Lowrie: Saturday 2nd July at 3:00 pm at St Giles’ Church, followed by refreshments in the Parish Rooms.

 

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 2

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

RIP:             Rosemary Robinson (9/6/2016)

Year’s Mind:    23rd June – John Gould (2008)

Notices for 12th June

Planned Giving update

 

  •  Confirmation Classes: Do let the Vicar know if you are interested.
  •  Queen’s Birthday: The Oratory have invited us to join them at 12:30 pm 12th JuneHEAVENLY Father, who hast brought our gracious sovereign Queen Elizabeth to the completion of her ninetieth year, and dost gather her people in celebration of the same: grant that we, rejoicing before thee with thankful hearts, may ever be united in love and service to one another, and her kingdom flourish in prosperity and peace, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.
  • Priest & Pints: Sunday 12th evening at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Anchor, 2 Hayfield Road, OX2 6TTdo drop in for a chat.  tomalbinson@gmail.com
  •  Chapel Service in Ss Philip & James (OCMS): 9:30 am, Wed 15th June.
  •  Concert at St Giles’: Take 2!  Mr Handel’s Heroes and Heroines.  7:30 pm, Wednesday 15th June.  £10; £8 concessions; £5 students/children.
  •  St Giles’ Lunchtime Talk: The Path to Theosis – Keith Ward.  Thursday 16th June at 12:30 pm.
  •  Cocoa and Compline at St Giles’: Thursday 16th June, at 9:30 pm.  All welcome.  For more details contact Tom – tomalbinson@gmail.com
  •  Next Sunday – 19th June, Trinity 4: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.
  •  Bellringing Update: Four of last year’s recruits were recently elected as members of the Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers: Caillan Crowe-McAuliffe, Rachel Norris, Jamie Allport, and Isabel Errington.  Unfortunately, we have lost several other ringers; so numbers are still critically short, and it seems likely that we shall have to cancel ringing for Evensong on several Sundays this summer.  johnguypusey@hotmail.com

 

 

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 1

Sick:            David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Rod Nixon, Heather Poole,
George Pulford, Saira

RIP:             Rosemary Robinson (9/6/2016)

Year’s Mind:    13th June – Beryl Padfield (2000); 18th June – Christina Roaf (2014)

Notices for 12th June

Planned Giving update

 

  •  Confirmation Classes: Do let the Vicar know if you are interested.
  •  Queen’s Birthday: The Oratory have invited us to join them at 12:30 pm 12th JuneHEAVENLY Father, who hast brought our gracious sovereign Queen Elizabeth to the completion of her ninetieth year, and dost gather her people in celebration of the same: grant that we, rejoicing before thee with thankful hearts, may ever be united in love and service to one another, and her kingdom flourish in prosperity and peace, through Jesus Christ our Lord.  Amen.
  • Priest & Pints: Sunday 12th evening at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Anchor, 2 Hayfield Road, OX2 6TTdo drop in for a chat.  tomalbinson@gmail.com
  •  Chapel Service in Ss Philip & James (OCMS): 9:30 am, Wed 15th June.
  •  Concert at St Giles’: Take 2!  Mr Handel’s Heroes and Heroines.  7:30 pm, Wednesday 15th June.  £10; £8 concessions; £5 students/children.
  •  St Giles’ Lunchtime Talk: The Path to Theosis – Keith Ward.  Thursday 16th June at 12:30 pm.
  •  Cocoa and Compline at St Giles’: Thursday 16th June, at 9:30 pm.  All welcome.  For more details contact Tom – tomalbinson@gmail.com
  •  Next Sunday – 19th June, Trinity 4: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.
  •  Bellringing Update: Four of last year’s recruits were recently elected as members of the Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers: Caillan Crowe-McAuliffe, Rachel Norris, Jamie Allport, and Isabel Errington.  Unfortunately, we have lost several other ringers; so numbers are still critically short, and it seems likely that we shall have to cancel ringing for Evensong on several Sundays this summer.  johnguypusey@hotmail.com

 

 

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 1

Sick:            David Johnson, Andrew McLean, Rod Nixon, Heather Poole,
George Pulford, Saira

RIP:             Rosemary Robinson (9/6/2016)

Year’s Mind:    13th June – Beryl Padfield (2000); 18th June – Christina Roaf (2014)

Notices for 5th June

  • Confirmation Classes: Do let the Vicar know if you are interested.
  • Peal attempt at St Giles’: Today, 12 noon-3:00 pm.
  • Priest and Pints: This evening at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Royal Oak, Woodstock Roaddo drop in for a chat.  tomalbinson@gmail.com
  • Talk at St Michael at the Northgate: Satan in the Jewish Tradition: Friend or Foe?  Speaker: Maureen Kendler.  Tuesday 7th June at 7:30 pm.  All welcome.  Please note the change of venue.
  • Chapel Service in Ss Philip & James (OCMS): 9:30 am, Wednesday 8th June.  All are welcome.
  • St Giles’ Lunchtime Talk: Carmelite Contemplatives: St John of the Cross and St Teresa – Cyprian Blamires.  Thursday 9th June at 12:30 pm.
  • Cocoa and Compline at St Giles’: Thursday 9th June, at 9:30 pm.  All welcome.  For more details contact Tom – tomalbinson@gmail.com
  • Next Sunday – 12th June, Trinity 3: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion and Baptism; 6:30 pm – Choral Evensong.
  • Queen’s 90th Birthday: The Oratory have invited us to join them at 12:30 pm on Sunday 12th June to celebrate.  Please bring savoury food, cake, bottles etc.  Entertainment provided.  Sounds fun! –   David Longrigg, Lay Minister
  • Concert at St Giles’: Take 2!  Mr Handel’s Heroes and Heroines.  7:30 pm, Wednesday 15th June.  £10; £8 concessions; £5 students/children.
  • Bellringing Update: Four of last year’s recruits to the bellringing band were recently elected as members of the Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers: Caillan Crowe-McAuliffe, Rachel Norris, Jamie Allport, and Isabel Errington.  Caillan also successfully completed his first quarter-peal here at St Giles’ last Sunday evening, 29th May. Although these learners have progressed, we have lost several other ringers; so numbers are still critically short, and it seems likely that we shall have to cancel ringing for Evensong on several Sundays this summer. John Pusey

Notices for 5th June

  • Confirmation Classes: Do let the Vicar know if you are interested.
  • Peal attempt at St Giles’: Today, 12 noon-3:00 pm.
  • Priest and Pints: This evening at 7:45 pm, Tom Albinson will be at The Royal Oak, Woodstock Roaddo drop in for a chat.  tomalbinson@gmail.com
  • Talk at St Michael at the Northgate: Satan in the Jewish Tradition: Friend or Foe?  Speaker: Maureen Kendler.  Tuesday 7th June at 7:30 pm.  All welcome.  Please note the change of venue.
  • Chapel Service in Ss Philip & James (OCMS): 9:30 am, Wednesday 8th June.  All are welcome.
  • St Giles’ Lunchtime Talk: Carmelite Contemplatives: St John of the Cross and St Teresa – Cyprian Blamires.  Thursday 9th June at 12:30 pm.
  • Cocoa and Compline at St Giles’: Thursday 9th June, at 9:30 pm.  All welcome.  For more details contact Tom – tomalbinson@gmail.com
  • Next Sunday – 12th June, Trinity 3: 8:00 am – BCP Holy Communion; 10:30 am – Holy Communion and Baptism; 6:30 pm – Choral Evensong.
  • Queen’s 90th Birthday: The Oratory have invited us to join them at 12:30 pm on Sunday 12th June to celebrate.  Please bring savoury food, cake, bottles etc.  Entertainment provided.  Sounds fun! –   David Longrigg, Lay Minister
  • Concert at St Giles’: Take 2!  Mr Handel’s Heroes and Heroines.  7:30 pm, Wednesday 15th June.  £10; £8 concessions; £5 students/children.
  • Bellringing Update: Four of last year’s recruits to the bellringing band were recently elected as members of the Oxford Diocesan Guild of Church Bellringers: Caillan Crowe-McAuliffe, Rachel Norris, Jamie Allport, and Isabel Errington.  Caillan also successfully completed his first quarter-peal here at St Giles’ last Sunday evening, 29th May. Although these learners have progressed, we have lost several other ringers; so numbers are still critically short, and it seems likely that we shall have to cancel ringing for Evensong on several Sundays this summer. John Pusey