Weekly Newsletter for Sunday 26 March 2017

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’:

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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

Paul Wynn