Notices for Sunday 4th November

In Memoriam:

Harry William Robinson, Major, Ox & Bucks Light Infantry

Died on active service, 9th November 1918, aged 32

Buried in Botley Cemetery, Oxford

There is a special booklet for this service.


6:30 pm, Sunday 4th November – Faure Requiem Eucharist                      

Temporary closure of Banbury Road: From 03:00 on Sat 3rd November to 23:00 on Sunday 4thNovember Banbury Road will be closed between Parks Road and St Giles to enable crane operation to remove the site tower crane.  Pedestrian access will not be affected but vehicular traffic will be diverted. 

Safeguarding at St Giles’: Please read the information at and let Siân (contact details overleaf) know if you are able to attend the training.

Lunchtime Talks at St Giles’: The series continues on Thursday 8th November – Engaging Emptiness; Speaker: Matthew Steven Carlos, Zen Monk, Oxford Monastic Institute.  Everyone welcome!

Jazz at St Giles’: (All concerts start at 7:30 pm).  10th November – Art Themen Quintet; 17thNovember – Brickwork Lizards; 24th November – Tommaso Starace; 1st December – David Gordon Trio.  Tickets: £15/£12 (concessions)/£8 (students)/£5 (children). 

Services on Sunday 11th November: 8:00 am – Holy Communion (BCP); 10:30 am – Civic Act of Remembrance at the War Memorial, followed at 11:15 am (approx) by shortened service of Holy Communion at St Giles’; 6:30 pm – Evensong (St Giles’ Singers). 

Road closures on Sunday 11th November: Banbury Road from its junction with Parks Road to its junction with St Giles’; Beaumont Street from its junction with St John Street to its junction with St Giles’; Keble Road; Magdalen Street East and West; St Giles’ will be closed from 12.01 am to 2 pm on Sunday 11 November 2018.  Parking will be suspended in St Giles’ during the Remembrance Sunday event. 

St Giles’ Churchyard clean-up on 8th December: The clean-up will be from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. If you are able to help during this time-window, please let me know.  Please bring some garden secateurs and shears and equip yourself with gloves.  It would be great if we could get a team of six to ten people to help with this clean-up for Christmas.  Andrew.

Prayer Requests – Cycle of Prayer: Week 2

Sick:            Heather Poole, George Pulford, Becca Henderson, Roy Darke, Maxine, 
John Ashton, Claire Woods, Andrew McLean

RIP:             Dorothy Metcalf (03/07/2018); Michael Metcalf (25/10/2018)

Year’s Mind:                  4th – Jack McManners (2006); Joan Wheare (2013); 
8th – Geoff Darke (2011); 10th – Margaret Ellis (2006)