Wekkly Notices for Sunday 2 April 2017

A Visible and Active Christian Witness at the Heart of Wrexham

Monday 3rd

8.30am   Ministry Team Prayers and Meeting

10.45am  Management Team

1.30pm    RE Centre with St Giles’ School

7.00pm   Licensing  of Rev’d Phil Bettinson at St David’s Rhosllanerchrugog

Tuesday 4th

9.00am    RE Centre Training Event

9.30am    Grounds Team

7.00pm    Men’s Society

7.00pm    Bells

Wednesday 5th

10.00am    Babes in the Pew

2.00pm     Website Meeting

5.15pm      Eucharist

7.00pm     Weddings Office

Thursday 6th

10.00am    Victorian Market Meeting

11.00am     Eucharist

12.00pm    Frugal Lunch

12.45pm     Lent Group

1.00pm      Diocesan Group

7.00pm      LGBT Open Table

Saturday 8th

12.00pm Memorial Service: Barbara Lucey




LICENSING SERVICE      A reminder that the Licensing of Rev’d Phil Bettinson takes place at St David’s Church Rhosllanerchrugog tomorrow (Monday)  at 7pm.

LENT WITH HANDEL’S “MESSIAH”    At 12.45pm on Thursday, Jason will conclude the  exploration of the Biblical texts of “Messiah” in our Lenten preparation for Holy Week and Easter.

MEN’S SOCIETY   The next meeting will be on Tuesday 4th April when the speaker, George McKean, will talk about  metal detecting (Historical Research).  This will be followed by the AGM.

PRAYER GROUP  The next meeting is on Thursday (6th) at the home of Barry and Elizabeth. 7.15 for 7.30pm. All are welcome to join in prayer for the Church, the community and for personal concerns

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.

EASTER VESTRY (AGM)   Please note that this will take place on Sunday 30th April after the 11am service.

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.

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 Alarm system

100 CLUB MARCH WINNERS   1st   Mrs M Morris                 2nd Mrs A Wooster           3rd Miss D Tantrum

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

   2nd April 2017       The Fifth Sunday of Lent           PASSION SUNDAY      

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


8.00am       Said Holy Eucharist

11.00am      Sung Holy Eucharist

6.00pm       Cymun Bendigaid


72       Lift High the Cross (OMIT*)

138     We sing the praise

Organ: Communion op.15  (Guilmant)

378     Jesus, good above all other

117      Praise to the holiest in the height

Organ: Fugue in G minor (Little)  J S Bach


Most merciful God, who by the death and resurrection of your Son Jesus Christ delivered and saved the world: grant that by faith in him who suffered on the cross we may triumph in the power of his victory; 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   Ezekiel 37:1-14


1 Out of the deep have I called unto / thee O / Lord:   Lord / hearken / unto · my / voice. 2 O let thine ears con‑/sider /well:   the / voice of · my / suppli‑ /cations. 3 If thou Lord shouldest mark what is / done a‑/ miss:   O / Lord who / could a‑/bide it? 4 But there is / mercy · with thee:  that / so thou / mayest · be / feared. 5 I wait for the Lord, * my / soul doth / wait for him:   and in his / word / is my / trust. 6 My soul doth / wait · for the / Lord:     more than watchmen for the morning, * yea more than / watchmen / for the / morning. 7 O Israel trust in the Lord, * for with the / Lord · there is / mercy: and with / him is / plenteous · re‑/ demption, 8 And he shall re‑/deem / Israel:  from the / multi · tude / of his / sins.

NEW TESTAMENT   Romans 8: 6-11

GOSPEL   John 11: 1-45



NEXT SUNDAY  The Sixth Sunday of Lent: PALM SUNDAY

8.00am    Said Holy Eucharist

9.30am    All Age Worship

11am       Sung Holy Eucharist

Readings:          Liturgy of the Palms Matthew: 21: 1-11            Isaiah 50: 4-9a              Matthew 27:1-24

Paul Wynn