Weekly Notices for Sunday 5 February 2017

A visible and active Christian witness at the heart of Wrexham 

Monday 6th     8.30am Ministry Team Prayers and Meeting

                          10.45am Management Team Meeting

                          11.00am Students Visit

                           6.30pm Psalms Course

Tuesday 7th  

                           9.30am Grounds Team

                         10.00am Welsh Places of Worship Forum

                           7.00pm Men’s Society

                          7.00pm Bells

                          7.00pm Mission Area Conference (St. Margaret’s)

Wednesday 8th

                       10.00am Babes in the Pew

                         1.00pm Funeral: Neville Davies

                         5.15pm Eucharist

                        6.00pm Weddings Office

Thursday 9th 

                       11.00am Eucharist

                       12.00pm Lunch

                        7.00pm LGBT Open Table

Friday 10th 

                       9.30am St Giles’ School Visit

                       1.30pm  Funeral: Bob Westbury

NOTICES

CONGRATULATIONS   We offer the Rev’d Phil Bettinson our warmest congratulations on his appointment as Vicar of Rhosllanerchrugog with Penycae (and Johnstown).  Phil’s last Sunday will be 12th March and he will be licensed on Monday 3rrd April, venue to be announced.

HELP FOR THE HOMELESS   Our contributions continue to be very much appreciated.  Particularly needed at the moment are individual cartons of orange juice, please.

INTRODUCING THE PSALMS  The course led by our Vicar Jason continues tomorrow (30th) at 6.30pm The subject will be the Communal Laments: History and the Psalms.

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 VisitMyMosque Day takes place today (Sunday 5th)between 11am and 3pm, when all are welcome at the Mosque at 6 Grosvenor Road. Guided tours, refreshments and questions/answers are included.

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  January winners: 1st Ann Grey  2nd Sharon RHudson 3rd Diane Philips

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  5th February 2017               Candlemas
 
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

6pm     Cymun Bendigaid

Hymns

180     Thou whose almighty word

199     Immortal, invisible, God only wise

Organ: Wem in Leidenstagen (Hurford)

66       Glory be to Jesus

453     Faithful vigil ended

Organ: Te Deum (Langlais)

Collect

Almighty and everliving God, clothed in majesty, whose beloved Son was this day presented in the Temple, in substance of our flesh: grant that we may be presented to you with pure and clean hearts, by your Son 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  Malachi 3: 1-5

PSALM 24

1 The earth is the Lord’s and all that / therein / is:  the compass of the world and / they that / dwell there‑/in. 2 For he hath founded it up‑/on the / seas:  and established / it up‑/on the / floods. 3 Who shall ascend into the / hill · of the / Lord: or who shall / stand · in his / holy / place? 4 He that hath clean hands and a / pure / heart:  and that hath not set his mind upon vain things, * nor / sworn · to his / neighbour · de‑/ceitfully. 5 He shall receive blessing / from the / Lord: and recompense from the / God of / his sal‑/vation. 6 Such is the portion of / them that / seek him: even of them that seek thy / face O / God of / Jacob.

NEW TESTAMENT   Hebrews 2: 14-18

GOSPEL  Luke 2: 22-40

PLEASE STAY FOR REFRESHMENTS AFTER THE SERVICE

NEXT SUNDAY’S SERVICES:  The Third Sunday before Lent

8am Said Holy Eucharist

9.30am All Age Service

11am Sung Holy Eucharist

Readings: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Matthew 5: 21-37

Paul Wynn