Saturday 29th April                                           11am and 12 noon

Saturday 27th May                                            11 am and 12 noon

Saturday 24th June                                            11 am

Saturday 29th July                                             11 am and 12 noon

Saturday 26th August                                       11 am and 12 noon

Saturday 30th September                                 11 am and 12 noon

Climb 135 ft to the top of one of the Seven Wonders of Wales.

View amazing panoramic views of Wrexham and see as far as the Berwyn Hills, the Mersey Estuary and the Cheshire Plains.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Some climbs may be postponed due to Church services.  Climbers must be suitably fit and able to climb and descend.

Climbs take place on the last Saturday of every month.  Cost £4 per person. Call the Wrexham Tourist Information Centre (TIC) on 01978 292015 to book and check availability.

A Visible and Active Christian Witness at the Heart of Wrexham

Monday 27th

8.30am   Ministry Team Prayers and Meeting

10.45am  Management Team

5.00pm   Fundraising Meeting

6.30pm   Psalms Course

Tuesday 28th 

9.30am    Grounds Team

10.30am  Coleg Cambria Students filming

1.00pm    Memory Café

700pm     Bells

Wednesday 29th

10.00am   Babes in the Pew

5.15pm     Eucharist

6pm         Weddings Office

Thursday 30th

11.00am   Eucharist

12.00pm  Frugal Lunch

1.45pm     Lent Group

Friday  31st 

1.00pm     Funeral: Rexley Clark Harrington

Saturday 1st

9.00am    Me and My Dad

HELPING THE HOMELESS 

Can we please supply bottles of Lucozade (large or small)? They will be of particular help in the present difficulties afflicting the town.

INTRODUCING THE PSALMS 

The course will conclude tomorrow (Monday) at 6.30pm with a double session, focusing on the Psalms of YHWH’s Kingship, The Autumnal Festival, The Royal Psalms, the Psalms  in the New Testament and later interpretations.

LENT WITH HANDEL’S “MESSIAH”

At 1.45pm on Thursday, Jason will continue to help us explore the Biblical texts of “Messiah” before listening to them in our Lenten preparation for Holy Week and Easter.

PARISH LUNCH

This will be held next Sunday, 2nd April. Tickets (£10, including a drink) are available from Stella.

LICENSING SERVICE

A reminder that the Licensing of Rev’d Phil Bettinson takes place at St David’s Church Rhosllanerchrugog on Monday 3rd April at 7pm.

FOBS

Will all keyholders to the Church please return their fobs to Joanna or Stella, so that they can be reconfigured following the recent updating of our Fire Alarm system.

MEN’S SOCIETY

The next meeting of the Men’s Society will be on Tuesday 4th April when the speaker will be George McKean.  His subject will concern metal detecting (Historical Research).  The talk will be followed by the AGM.

EASTER EVE   There is a trip planned to see “Godspell!” in Leeds on Saturday 15th April. Please see the details and sign up on the Noticeboard at the back of the Church.

100 CLUB FEBRUARY WINNERS

1st Chris Williams  2nd Neville Morris  3rd Diane Forward

SUPPORTING ST GILES’:

We are grateful for all gifts. To give a oneoff gift: https://my.give.net/20192827/Donate/GiftDetails.     Or a monthly gift here: https://www.give.net/20192827/regular

26th March 2017        The Fourth Sunday of Lent              Mothering Sunday      

All baptised Christians are welcome to receive communion with us here today, or you may come to receive a blessing.

 SERVICES  

8.00am        Said Holy Eucharist

9.30am        All Age Worship

11.00am      Sung Holy Eucharist

HYMNS   

202      Let all the world in every corner sing

63        My song is love unknown (OMIT*)

Organ: Ich ruf zu dir, Herr Jesu Christ (Ahie)

360      For Mary, Mother of our Lord (OMIT*)

422      Tell our, my soul

Organ: Fanfare (Lemmers)

COLLECT

God of compassion, whose Son Jesus Christ, the child of Mary, shared the life of a home in Nazareth, and on the cross drew the whole human family to himself: strengthen us in our daily living that in joy and in sorrow we may know the power of your presence to bind together and to heal; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever

OLD TESTAMENT   Exodus 2:1-10

PSALM 127

1 Except the Lord / build the / house:   their labour / is but / lost that / build it.

2 Except the Lord / keep the / city:  the watchman / waketh / but in / vain.

3 It is but lost labour that ye rise up early and so late take rest, * eating the / bread of · your / toil:  for he blesseth his be‑/ lovèd / in their / beds;

4 Lo children are an heritage / from the / Lord:  and the fruit of the womb is a / gift that / cometh · from  Him.

NEW TESTAMENT Colossians 3: 12-17

GOSPEL  John 19: 25-27

NEXT SUNDAY  The Fifth Sunday of Lent: Passion Sunday

8.00am    Said Holy Eucharist

11.00am   Sung Holy Eucharist

6.00pm    Cymun Bendigaid

Readings:  Ezekiel 37:1-14   Romans 8: 6-11  John 11: 1-45

A visible and active Christian witness at the heart of Wrexham

                                 

Monday 20th

8.30am Ministry Team Prayers and Meeting

Tuesday 21st

9.30am Grounds Team

7.00pm Bells

Wednesday 22nd 

10.00am Babes in the Pew

5.15pm Eucharist

6.00pm Weddings Office

Thursday 23rd 

11.00am Holy Eucharist

12.00pm Lunch Club

12.45pm Lent Group

7.30pm Wedding Rehearsal

Friday24th 

10.00am Preparation of Mothering Sunday posies

Saturday 25th

12.00pm Wedding : Bennett/Edwards

LEADING YOUR CHURCH INTO GROWTH 

Our Vicar Jason and some members of the congregation will be attending this residential course at Swanwick from Monday until Thursday.

TAIZE PRAYER

This monthly meditative service of Taize chants, prayer and a period of silence is at 6pm on Sunday evening.  All are welcome.

INTRODUCING THE PSALMS  There will be no session tomorrow (20th) .  The course will conclude with a double session, including The Autumnal Festival and the Royal Psalms, on Monday 27th at 6.30pm.

LENT WITH HANDEL’S “MESSIAH”  At 1.45pm on Thursday (23rd), there will be the opportunity to listen for an extended period to portions of Handel’s “Messiah”.  Next week, Jason will continue to help us explore its Biblical texts in our Lenten preparation for Holy Week and Easter.

MOTHERING SUNDAY POSIES

These will be prepared on Friday (24th) between 10am-12pm.  The Flower Team will be very grateful for any help you can give.

MAKE A MOTHER’S DAY

You can purchase an ethical gift for or in memory of a mother, and at the same time help improve the life of mothers in tough situations. There is a Mothers’ Union catalogue available under the Tower. You can order on makeamothersday.org or phone 02072270620

PARISH LUNCH

This will be held on Sunday 2nd April. Tickets (£10, including a drink) are available from Stella.

EASTER EVE

There is a trip planned to see “Godspell!” in Leeds on Saturday 15th April. Please see the details and sign up on the Noticeboard at the back of the Church.

100 CLUB FEBRUARY WINNERS

1st Chris Williams  2nd Neville Morris  3rd Diane Forward

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

Sunday 19th March 2017        The Third Sunday of Lent   

All baptised Christians are welcome to receive communion with us here today, or you may come to receive a blessing.

SERVICES

8.00am       Said Holy Eucharist

11.00am      Sung Holy Eucharist

6.00pm       Taize Prayer

HYMNS              

172     Glorious things of thee are spoken

260     And now, O Father  (OMIT*)

Organ: Herzlieber Jesu (J S Bach)

66      Glory be to Jesus

214    Guide me, O thou great Redeemer

Organ: Herzlieber Jesu (J Brahms)

COLLECT

Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the cross, may find it none other than the way of life and peace; through 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  Exodus 17: 1-7

PSALM 95

1 O come let us / sing un · to the / Lord:  let us heartily rejoice in the / Rock of / our sal‑/vation. 2 Let us come before his presence ·  with / thanksgiving:  and sing / loudly · unto / him with / psalms. 3 For the Lord is a / great / God:   and a great / King a‑/bove all / gods. 4 In his hand are all the deep / places · of the / earth:  and the heights of the / mountains · are / his / also. 5 The sea is his and / he / made it:  and his hands pre‑/ pared the / dry / land. 6 O come let us worship and / bow / down:  and kneel be‑/ fore the / Lord our / maker. †7 For he is our God, * and we are his people and the /          sheep of · his / pasture: today, if ye will hear his voice, / ye shall / know his /     power. 8 ‘Harden not your hearts, / as · at Me‑/ribah:  and as on the day of / Massah / in the / wilderness, 9 ‘When your / fathers / tested me:  and put me to the proof, * / though · they had / seen my / works. 10 ‘Forty years long did I abhor that gener‑/ation · and / said: “It is a people that do err in their hearts, * for they / give  no / heed to · my / ways,” 11 ‘Even as I / sware · in my / wrath:  that they should not / enter / into · my / rest.’

NEW TESTAMENT Romans 5:1-11    GOSPEL  John 4: 5-42

NEXT SUNDAY  The Fourth Sunday of Lent: Mothering Sunday

8.00am    Said Holy Eucharist

9.30am    All Age Worship

11.00am   Sung Holy Eucharist

Readings: Exodus 2:1-10  Colossians 3: 12-17  John 19:25-27

A visible and active Christian witness at the heart of Wrexham

Monday 6th 

8.30am     Ministry Team Prayers and Meeting

6.30pm     Psalms Course

Tuesday 7th

10.00am   Management Meeting

9.30am    Grounds  Team

7.00pm    Men’s Society (Ramada)

7.00pm    Bells

Wednesday 8th

10.00am  Babes in the Pew

5.15pm     Eucharist

6.00pm   Weddings Office

7.00pm   Wedding Rehearsal

Thursday 9th

11.00am  Eucharist

12.00       Lunch Club

12.45pm  Lent Course

7.00pm   LGBT Open Table

Saturday 11th

10.30am New Sinfonia Come and Sing

LENT COURSE  On Thursday (9th), our Lent course, “A Journey through Lent with Handel’s ‘Messiah’”, led by our Vicar Jason, will continue at 12.45pm.  During the course, some of the ideas behind the words and music will be explored, as we prepare for Holy Week and Easter This week, it will be preceded by lunch.   All are most welcome.  Please note also the other Lent courses and Evening Services being held in the Mission Area, as listed on the flyers at the back of the Church.

MEN’S SOCIETY The March meeting of the Men’s Society will comprise a dinner at the Ramada Hotel on Tuesday, 7th March at 6.30 for 7 p.m.  The speaker will be Mr. Owain Arfon Jones, Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales. Please sign up on the list at the back of the Church.

MOTHERS’ UNION  On 13th March at 2pm, Canon Ian Davenport will be speaking about his work as Queen’s Chaplain. This is an open meeting and all are welcome to attend. Tea and cake will be served.

FAREWELL TO PHIL   We will be holding a Bring and Share Lunch after the service next Sunday, 12th March, and will also be presenting Phil with a gift on that occasion.  Please see the Wardens or Stella if you would like to contribute to this.

MOTHERING SUNDAY POSIES  These will be prepared on Friday 24th March between 10am-12m.  Can you help? The Flower Team will be very grateful.

EASTER EVE   There is a trip planned to see “Godspell!” in Leeds on Saturday 14th April. Please see the details and sign up on the Noticeboard at the back of the Church.

100 CLUB FEBRUARY WINNERS  1st Chris Williams  2nd Neville Morris  3rd Diane Forward

5th March 2017        The First Sunday of Lent       

All baptised Christians are welcome to receive communion with us here today, or you may come to receive a blessing.

SERVICES   

8.00am      Said Holy Eucharist

11.00am     Sung Holy Eucharist

1.00pm      Baptism

6.00pm      Cymun Bendigaid

HYMNS  

56    Forty days and forty nights

343  Be thou my vision

Organ: Sonata 2 (Hindemith)

97    Father of Heaven, whose love profound

117  Praise to the holiest in the height

Organ:  Aus tiefer Not  (Zachau)

COLLECT 

Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ fasted forty days in the wilderness, and was tempted as we are, yet without sin: give us grace to discipline ourselves, in obedience to your Spirit; and, as you know our weakness, so may we know your power to save; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who is alive and reigns with you,  in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

OLD TESTAMENT Genesis 2: 15-17

PSALM 32

1 Blessèd is he whose unrighteousness / is for‑/given: even / he whose / sin is / covered. 2 Blessèd is the man unto whom the Lord im‑/puteth · no /  sin: and in whose / spirit · there / is no / guile. 5 I acknowledged my / sin · unto / thee: and mine iniquity / did I / not / hide. 6 I said ‘I will confess my sins / unto · the / Lord’: and so thou forgavest the / wicked · ness / of my / sin. 7Therefore let everyone that is godly make his prayer  unto thee in / time of / trouble: when great waterfloods arise / they shall / not come / nigh  him. 8Thou art a place to hide me in, * thou shalt pre‑ /  serve me · from / trouble: thou shalt compass me a‑ / bout with / shouts · of de‑ /  liverance. 11 Great tribulations remain / for · the un‑/godly: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lord, * mercy em‑/ braceth · him on / every / side. 12 Be glad O ye righteous and re‑/joice · in the / Lord: and be joyful all / ye · that are / true of / heart.

NEW TESTAMENT Romans 5: 12-19

GOSPEL  Matthew 4: 1-1

NEXT SUNDAY  The Second Sunday of Lent

8.00am     Said Holy Eucharist

9.30am     All Age Worship

11.00am   Sung Holy Eucharist

3.00pm    Wedding

Readings: Genesis 12: 1-4a   Romans 4: 1-5, 13-17  John 3:1-17