Ash Wednesday, 1st March: Eucharist and Ashing at St Giles’ at 12:30 pm. Sung Eucharist and Ashing at St Margaret’s at 8:00 pm
St Giles’ Talk: Old Age, Dementia and Death –Thurs 2nd March, 12:30 pm.
Cocoa and Compline at St Giles’: 9:30 pm on Thursday 2nd March.
Women’s World Day of Prayer: The service for central Oxford will be held this year at the Friends’ Meeting House, 43 St Giles, at 12 noon on Friday 3rd March. Men, women and children are all welcome.
Concert at St Giles’: Chamber Concert on Saturday 4th March at 7:30 pm. Tickets: £10/£8 concessions/£5 students.
Services next Sunday, 5th March (First Sunday of Lent): 8:00 – Holy Communion (BCP); 10:30 am – Holy Communion; 6:30 pm – Evensong.
Reflections in Lent: 10 am-4 pm on Wed 8th March, at St Giles’ Church. £15. To book, contact Revd Georgie Simpson 07803 031977 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Concerts at Queen’s College Chapel: Featuring choral and instrumental music by Taverner, Tye, Vivaldi, Steffani, Cardoso and Leitão de Aviles. The baroque music’s Lenten themes will be illuminated by modern icons by artists Alison Berrett, Nicholas Mynheer, Tim Steward and Roger Wagner. FREE – with donations from the voluntary retiring collections to go to Christian Aid, Médecins Sans Frontières and The Gatehouse. Tuesdays 4th and 11th April. Doors open at 6 pm; for disabled access telephone the Porters’ Lodge on OX 279120. For full programme details visit: www.op59.net/lent.html
Mothering Sunday Lunch:The choir are organising a Parish lunch after the 10:30 am service on 26th March and everyone is warmly invited.They will provide the food, but will be grateful if members of the congregation would like to donate drinks.
Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 3
Sick: Andrew McLean, Heather Poole, George Pulford
Year’s Mind: 27th Feb – Suheil Musallam (2010)
4th March – Sumie Smith (2011); 4th March – Robin Alden (2014)