ALL SOULS’ MEMORIAL  This service will be held today (30th October) at 6pm,  when we shall remember by name all those whose funerals have taken place at St Giles’ during the past twelve months,  and others whose names are given to us before the service.   All are warmly invited to attend.

ORGAN RECITAL   Our final Recital of the season takes place tomorrow when the recitalist is our own Chris Pilsbury.  Lunch will be available from 12pm and the recital begins at 12.30pm.  We are most grateful to Chris for arranging these enjoyable Recitals and to Stella and her Team for providing the excellent lunches.

MEN’S SOCIETY   The next meeting of the Society will be held in the South Aisle at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 1st November.  Our speaker will be Dr. Doug Jones, and his subject will be “N.H.S. – Could do better”.

RUSSIAN CHOIR    We are pleased to be welcoming the Russian Choir who are  going to perform on 2nd November at 7pm.  Tickets which include a pre-concert reception are £10.  If you also like to come to the 2-course meal following the concert,  please sign the list at the back of the Church, remembering that numbers are limited. There is no charge for the meal,  but a donation will be appreciated. 

ME AND MY DAD   This new venture, which begins on Saturday morning  includes a Bap Breakfast,  is an opportunity for fathers and children to have some fun time together.  Capt. Chris Lawton from the Church Army is leading this.

VISITS   Our visits this week include Families Connect from Victoria School who will be discovering some of the interesting history within and outside the walls of St Giles’, and also a Diocesan group who will hold one of their regular meetings in the Glass Room.

100 CLUB   For members with multiple numbers, who pay May/ November, the second half of the year is about due. Subscription envelopes are at the back of the Church.

 

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CHORAL EVENSONG   This evening at 6pm we welcome the Laudes Choir to sing Evensong with us.  Please come if you can to share in this rare opportunity.

ORGAN RECITAL    Tomorrow’s recitalist will be John Evans from Hoole Methodist, Chester.  Lunch will be available from 12pm,  and the recital will begin at 12.30pm.  

FUNERAL    The funeral of the late Brian Roberts will take place here on Wednesday at 12.30pm,  and the interment of his ashes on Thursday morning at 10.30am.

VISIT    On Thursday afternoon,  we will be welcoming members of the Frodsham U3A (University of the Third Age) who are keen to learn more about this lovely Church and its history.

ALL SOULS’ MEMORIAL This service will be held next Sunday (30th October) at 6pm,  when we shall remember by name all those whose funerals have taken place at St Giles’ during the past twelve months,  and others whose names are given to us before the service.   All are warmly invited to attend.

RUSSIAN CHOIR    We are pleased to be welcoming the Russian Choir who are  going to perform on 2nd November at 7pm.  Tickets which include a pre-concert reception are £10.  If you also like to come to the 2-course meal following the concert,  please sign the list at the back of the Church, remembering that numbers are limited. There is no charge for the meal,  but a donation will be appreciated. 

MEN’S SOCIETY   The next meeting of the Society will be held in the South Aisle at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, 1st November.  Our speaker will be Dr. Doug Jones, and his subject will be “N.H.S. – Could do better”.

 

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

Many thanks to all the members of our Flower Team for producing such beautiful displays.  

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SANDS SERVICE  The service at 3pm this afternoon is organised by the Wrexham Maelor Hospital Chaplaincy and offers the opportunity to commemorate infants lost through sudden and neo-natal deaths.  There is a warm welcome for everyone. 

ORGAN RECITAL  Tomorrow’s recitalist is Graham Eccles from St. Asaph.  Lunch is available from 12pm amd the recital will begin at 12.30pm 

MOTHERS’ UNION  At tomorrow evening’s meeting, the speaker will be Dianne Excell, and her subject will be “A Village in Stitches”. 

MEMORY CAFÉ   The next meeting will be on Tuesday at 1pm, and will include a visit by the Mayor of Wrexham. We hope to have some interesting activities, and tea and cake will be served also. 

ST GILES’ SCHOOL  It will be a particular pleasure to welcome St Giles’ VC Church in Wales Primary School here on Friday as they celebrate their Harvest festival.

STUDY GROUP There will be a class starting on Monday 17th October at 1.30pm.  Please see Rev’d Phil Bettinson for further details.

CRAFT FAIR  This will take place on Saturday 22nd October.  There will be a variety of stalls and opportunities to do some early Christmas shopping.  Refreshments will be available.

CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES  Ian Lucas MP will launch the opening on Saturday 22nd October.  We will continue trading  until 10th December.                  

HARVEST GIFTS  Our Harvest gifts today will be donated to the Food Bank.  We thank everyone who has contributed and express also our warm appreciation of the beautiful decorations which today enhance the glory of God in St Giles’.  

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SONGS OF PRAISE  This afternoon’s BBC Songs of Praise at 4.15pm will feature an interview with our Vicar Jason about our own rare King James Bible, and how its language and phrases has impacted on Caribbean culture and music in particular.

 

ORGAN CONCERT The recitalists tomorrow (3rd) will be Emma Morley (soprano) with Paul Morley (organ) from Davenham.

 

MEN’S SOCIETY  The meeting in the South Aisle on Tuesday (4th) at 7pm will be addressed by Ian Maycock on the subject of “Bells”

 

VISITS  This week we welcome four separate groups from Coleg Cambria who will be climbing the Tower, and also Borras Park School who will be helped by the RE Centre in their studies of  the Tudors.

 

HARVEST DECORATION  Nest Sunday we will be celebrating Harvest, and on Friday between  10am and 3pm the great work of decorating St. Giles’ will take place.  Everyone is welcome and all contributions to the floral arrangements will be gratefully received.  Please see Maureen, Ruth, Amanda or Vera for details.

 

HARVEST GIFTS   Contributions for the Food Bank will be much appreciated:  Tinned goods (meat, fruit, vegetables, fruit juices, rice pudding) as well as biscuits, sugar, tea, coffee and UHT milk are particularly welcome.

 

WINE TASTING   The event “Fruits of the Vine” takes place here on Friday (7th October).  The cost including food is £10.  Please see Stella or the Wardens for tickets.

 

SAM ON KILIMANJARO  Sam Kelly, sponsored by several member of the congregation, has reached the summit of Kilimanjaro and a photograph at the back of the Church proves it!  He thanks everyone for the generous donations to his charity.

 

FLOWERS  The Flowers Team continues to be very grateful for all donations for arrangements, including those in memory of loved ones, which are usually placed on the relevant date on the High Altar.

 

ADVANCE NOTICES  The Speaker at the Mothers’ Union meeting on Monday 10th will be Diane Excell about “A Village in Stitches”; the Craft Fair will be from 10am-3pm on Saturday 22ndOctober.

 

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