St Giles – Notices for 13th January

A Message from the Treasurer: Since the appeal in last week’s pew sheet we have been given a most generous anonymous donation of £1,000 towards the cost of keeping the churchyard clean and tidy throughout the coming year.  Rod Nixon (

Chapel Service at OCMS, Woodstock Road: 16th January at 9:30 am, followed by coffee.  Speaker: Dr Bill Prevette, OCMS faculty.  All welcome.

Heather Poole: Heather died at midday on 1st January 2019.  The funeral has been arranged for 12 noon at St Giles’ on Friday 18thJanuary.  Please remember Alan, Heather and the family in your prayers.

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – 18th-25th January 2019.

Sunday 20th January (Epiphany 3): 8:00 am – Holy Communion (BCP) (2nd Sunday after The Epiphany); 10:30 am – Holy Communion (Christian Unity service, Preacher Richard Ounsworth OP); 6:30 pm – Evensong.

Congregational Meeting: The Project 900 steering group want to bring you up to date with the developments of the plans for Project 900.  There will be a meeting after the 10:30 am Holy Communion service on Sunday 20th January.  We will let you know about developments with the fund-raising, plans for the west end building works and plans for the new organ.

Sheila Phillips: Sheila died on 4th January.  Her funeral will be at St Giles’ on Saturday 26th January at 10:30 am.  Please remember Sheila and her family in your prayers.

St Giles’ Choir will be singing in Coventry Cathedral on 29th June; and Peterborough Cathedral on 6th July.  (

Prayer Requests – (Cycle of Prayer Week 4)

Sick:            George Pulford, Becca Henderson, Roy Darke, Andrew McLean, Betty Couldrey, Kate Turner

RIP:             Heather Poole (1/1/2019); Sheila Phillips (4/1/2019)

Year’s Mind: