Weekly Notices for Sunday 29 January 2017

St Giles 2

A visible and active Christian witness at the heart of Wrexham

THIS WEEK 

Monday 30th  8.30am Ministry Team Prayers and Meeting; 10.45am Management Team Meeting;  6.30pm: Psalms Course

Tuesday 31st  9.30am Grounds Team; 1pm Craft Group;  7pm Bells

Wednesday 1st  10am Babes in the Pew;  5.15pm Eucharist;  6pm Weddings Office

Thursday 2nd  11am Eucharist; 12pm Volunteers’ Lunch;  7pm Receiving of Rev’d Gerald Griffiths

Friday 3rd 12pm Requiem Eucharist: The Rev’d. Gerald Griffiths

Saturday 4th  9am Me and My Dad

NOTICES

INTRODUCING THE PSALMS  The course led by our Vicar Jason continues tomorrow (30th) at 6.30pm, when the focus will be on individual laments, and cosmology and the afterlife.
PRAYER GROUP  There will be a meeting on Thursday (2nd February) at 7.15 for 7.30 at the home of Barry and Elizabeth. Everyone is welcome.
READERS  The next programme of Readers for the11am Holy Eucharist services will shortly be drawn up.   If you would like to be included, please see Joanna Spalding, who will be very pleased to add you to our list.
MOSQUE VISIT  The 3rd National Visit My Mosque Day takes place on Sunday 5th February between 11am and 3pm, when all are welcome at the Mosque at 6 Grosvenor Road. Guided tours, refreshments and questions/answers are included.

ME AND MY DAD  The monthly breakfast session for fathers and children continues on Saturday (4th February).  All are welcome.

MEN’S SOCIETY  The next meeting will be at 7pm on Tuesday 7th February in the South Aisle.  The speaker will be the Rev’d. Jane Stephenson, and her subject will be “Bargain Hunt”.

100 CLUB  December winners: 1st Emily Rood  2nd Mr Fred Palmer  3rd  Mr Neville Morris

PLEASE STAY FOR REFRESHMENTS AFTER THE SERVICE

SUPPORTING ST GILES’:  We are grateful for all gifts. To give a one-off gift: https://my.give.net/20192827/Donate/GiftDetails.     Or a monthly gift here: https://www.give.net/20192827/regular

29th January 2017     The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany 
 
All baptised Christians are welcome to receive communion with us, or you may come to receive a blessing.

SERVICES  

8am     Said Holy Eucharist

11am   Sung Holy Eucharist

HYMNS 

336     All my hope on God is founded

235     O Jesus, I have promised

238     Blest are the pure in heart

172     Glorious things of thee are spoken

COLLECT

Creator God,  who in the beginning commanded the light to shine out of darkness: we pray that the light of the glorious gospel of Christ may dispel the darkness of ignorance and unbelief, shine into the hearts of all your people, and reveal the knowledge of your glory in the face of Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

OLD TESTAMENT  1 Kings 17: 8-16

PSALM 36
5 Thy mercy O Lord reacheth / unto · the / heavens:  and thy / faithful · ness / unto · the / clouds. 6 Thy righteousness standeth like the strong mountains, *  thy judgements are / like the · great / deep:  thou Lord dost / save both / man and / beast. 7 How excellent is thy / mercy · O / God:  the children of men shall take refuge under the / shadow / of thy / wings. 8 They shall be satisfied with the plenteousness / of thy / house:  and thou shalt give them drink of thy / pleasures · as / out · of a / river. 9 For with thee is the / well of / life:  and in thy / light do / we see light. 10  O continue forth thy loving‑kindness unto / them that /know thee:  and thy righteousness unto / them ·  that are / true of / heart.

NEW TESTAMENT   Corinthians 1: 18-31

GOSPEL  John 2: 1-11

NEXT SUNDAY’S SERVICES:  The Fourth Sunday before Lent

8am Said Holy Eucharist

11am Sung Holy Eucharist

6pm Cymun Bendigaid

Readings: Isaiah 58: 1-9a 1 Corinthians 2:1-12  Matthew 5:13-20