Sunday 4th September
St Giles’ Patronal Festival
We will be celebrating our Patronal Festival at the 10:30 am service.
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 Prozzillo – choir
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
Year’s Mind: 3rd September: Frederick Henry Hastings (1916);
3rd September: Frederick Tom Skinner (1916);
3rd September: Reginald Ernest Webster (1916)