The Parish Church of  St Giles, Wrexham   

A Visible and Active Christian Witness at the Heart of Wrexham

Sunday 14th 

5.30pm Ruabon Youth Group

Monday15th

8.30am   Ministry Team Prayers and Meeting

10.45am  Management Team

12.00pm  Lunch

12.30pm  Organ Recital: Fay Adamson

6.30pm    Wedding Rehearsal

Tuesday 16th

9.30am    Grounds Team

2.00pm   Wrexham U3A Architecture group

7.00pm   Bells

7.15pm    Mission Area Conference

Wednesday 17th

10am      Babes in the Pew

1.00pm    Funeral: Terence Walker

5.15pm    Holy Eucharist

6.00pm   Weddings Office

7.00pm   PCC Meeting

Thursday 18th 

11.00am  Holy Eucharist;

3.00pm   Widows and Orphans Tea

Friday 19th

7.00pm  Spanish Evening

Saturday 20th

12.00pm   Wedding: White/Williams

7.00pm     Salvation Army International Staff Band

PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL  There will be a meeting on Wednesday (17th) at 7pm in the South Aisle.

HYMN BOOKS  We are about to buy a set of new Hymn Books, giving us a wider range of hymns for our services.  If you would like to have a copy for your personal use, the standard version (words only) is £9.50,  large print £18, and words with music £22.50.  Please sign the  list at the back of the Church to order

.SUPPORTING THE HOSPITAL  Deryl Roberts and Tricia Hamill will be doing the Sponsored Walk in aid of the Wrexham Maelor today.  Please sponsor them if you can (forms at the back)- or join them on the walk! They will be most grateful for your support. The walk begins at Felin Puleston at 2pm.

HISTORY FAIR STALL  Can you help with this on 1st July at the Museum? Three pairs on two hour shifts between 11am and 5pm would be ideal.  Please see Paul Whitham if you can offer some time.

CANCER CHARITIES  Mary Stallard and a group of staff from St Joseph’s are entering the Chester Half Marathon next Sunday (21st).  Please support if you can by signing the form at the back, or electronically through justgiving.com.  Tips and prayers are very welcome too!

SPANISH EVENING  We shall be holding this fund-raising event on (Friday 19th) at 7.30pm.  Tickets (from Stella and Jan) are £10. Come and enjoy  – and bring a friend!

SISTER ACT  A trip to see this production in Llandudno is planned for Wednesday 24th May at 2.30pm. We will leave from St Giles’ at 9.30am, and be home about 6pm. Tickets are £45, and includes transport.  Please see Stella or Jan to book.

CHRISTIAN AID  The Commissioning service takes place at Bethel Church in Garden Village at 6pm today(14th).  There will be envelopes in the pews for services that week.

100 CLUB APRIL WINNERS      1st  Les Griffiths                 2nd Ella Jones        3rd John Allen

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

14th MAY 2017   THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

All baptised Christians are welcome to receive communion with us, 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

S.53  To God be the Glory

342   Awake, awake, fling off the night

264   We pray thee heavenly Father

175   Ye that know the Lord is gracious

COLLECT  

Almighty God, who through your only-begotten Son Jesus Christ have overcome death and opened to us the gate of everlasting life: grant that, as by your grace going before us you put into our minds good desires, so by your continual help we may bring them to good effect; through Jesus Christ our risen Lord, who is alive and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever

First Reading   Acts 7: 55-60

PSALM 23

1The Lord / is my / shepherd:      therefore / can I / lack / nothing. 2 He shall make me to lie down in / green / pastures:     and lead me forth be‑/side the / waters · of / comfort. 3 He shall re‑/fresh my / soul:    and bring me forth in the right way / for his / name’s /  sake. 4 Yea, though I walk through the darkest valley, * I will /  fear no / evil:  for thou art with me, * thy / rod · and thy / staff / comfort me. 5 Thou shalt prepare a table before me, * in the presence   of / them that / trouble me:   thou hast anointed my head with oil, * and my / cup / shall    be / full. 6 Yea thy loving‑kindness and mercy shall follow me * all  the / days of · my / life:   and I will dwell in the / house · of the / Lord fo

Second Reading  1 Peter 2: 2-10

Gospel     John 10:  1-10

Next Sunday        The Fifth Sunday of Easter:  Rogation Sunday

SERVICES

8.00am     Said Holy Eucharist

11.00am   Sung Holy Eucharist

3.30pm     Bishop’s Visitation

Readings: Acts 17: 22-31  1 Peter 3:13-22 John 14: 15-21

The Parish Church of  St Giles, Wrexham   

A Visible and Active Christian Witness  at the Heart of Wrexham

Monday 8th

9.00am     Ministry Team  St Mark’s

12.00pm   Lunch

12.30pm   Organ recital

1.30pm     MU Archdeaconry festival

Tuesday 9th 

9.30am     Grounds Team

9.30am    St Giles School visit

9.30am     Management Team

1.00pm     Memory Café

2.30pm    Website meeting

Wednesday 10th

10.30am  Funeral Barry Roberts;

11.45am  Babes in the Pew

1.00pm   St Giles’ School visit

5.15pm   Holy Eucharist

6.00pm   Weddings Office

Thursday 11th

11.00am   Holy Eucharist

12.00pm  Lunch Club     FOCUS WALES

Friday 12th

FOCUS WALES

Saturday 13th

11.30am   Peak District Bellringers

HYMN BOOKS

We are about to buy a set of new Hymn Books, giving us a wider range of hymns for our services.  If you would like to have a copy for your personal use, the standard version (words only) is £9.50,  large print £18, and words with music £22.50.  Please see the Wardens or Ann to order.

HISTORY FORUM STALL

Can any one help us to man a stall on Saturday 1st July at the Museum?  Ideally, a pair of people for three shifts  between 11am and 5pm would be most helpful.  Please see the Wardens or Paul Whitham if you can assist with this.

SUPPORTING THE HOSPITAL

Once again, Deryl Roberts and Tricia Hamill will be doing the Sponsored Walk in aid of the Wrexham Maelor next Sunday 14th May.  Please sponsor them if you can (forms at the back)- or join them! They will be most grateful for your support. The walk begins at Felin Puleston at 2pm.

CHRISTIAN AID 

The Commissioning service takes place at Bethel Church in Garden Village at 6pm next Sunday (14th).  There will be envelopes in the pews for services that week.
CLATTERBRIDGE and MacMILLAN CANCER  CHARITIES  Mary Stallard and a group of the staff at St Joseph’s are entering the HalfMarathon at Chester  on Sunday 21st.  There is a sponsor form at the back or you can donate electronically with justgiving.com. Running tips, advice and prayers arealso welcome! Please support them if you can.

SPANISH EVENING 

This will take place on Friday 19th May at 7.30pm.  Tickets (from Stella and Jan) are £10. Come and enjoy  – and bring a friend!

SISTER ACT 

A trip to see this production in Llandudno is planned for Wednesday 24th May at 2.30pm. We will leave from St Giles’ at 9.30am, and be home about 6pm. Tickets are £45, and includes transport.  Please see Stella or Jan to book.

100 CLUB APRIL WINNERS      1st  Les Griffiths      2nd Ella Jones      3rd John Allen

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

 

7th MAY 2017     THE FOURTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

All baptised Christians are welcome to receive communion with us, 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

100     All people that on earth do dwell

176     Happy are they, they that love God

Organ: Sonata 2 (2nd.movement) Hindemith

126    The King of Love my shepherd is

S.31   In heavenly love abiding

Organ: Sonata 2 (1st movement) Hindemith

COLLECT  

Almighty God, whose Son Jesus Christ is the resurrection and the life: raise us, who trust in him, from the death of sin to the life of righteousness, that we may seek those things which are above, where he reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever.

First Reading   Acts 2: 42-47

PSALM 23

1The Lord / is my / shepherd:   therefore / can I / lack / nothing. 2 He shall make me to lie down in / green / pastures:     and lead me forth be‑/side the / waters · of / comfort. 3 He shall re‑/fresh my / soul:    and bring me forth in the right way / for his / name’s /  sake. 4 Yea, though I walk through the darkest valley, * I will /    fear no / evil:  for thou art with me, * thy / rod · and thy / staff / comfort me. 5 Thou shalt prepare a table before me, * in the presence   of / them that / trouble me:      thou hast anointed my head with oil, * and my / cup / shall   be / full. 6 Yea thy loving‑kindness and mercy shall follow me * all   the / days of · my / life:    and I will dwell in the / house · of the / Lord forever.

Second Reading  1 Peter 2: 19-25

Gospel    John 10: 1-10

NEXT SUNDAY        The Fifth Sunday of Easter

SERVICES

8.00am     Said Holy Eucharist

9.30am     All Age Worship

11.00am   Sung Holy Eucharist

Readings: Acts 7: 55-60   1 Peter 2: 2-10   John 14: 1-14