Weekly Notices for Sunday 9 April 2017 – Palm Sunday

The Parish Church of  St Giles, Wrexham   

A Visible and Active Christian Witness at the Heart of Wrexham

Monday 10th

8.30        Ministry Team Prayers and Meeting

10.45      Management Team

1.00pm  Welsh Guards Site Meeting

7.15pm   Mothers Union Said Holy Eucharist followed by Meeting)

Tuesday 11th

9.30am Grounds Team

1.00pm Memory Café
 
Wednesday 12th

10.00am Babes in the Pew

1.00pm   Funeral: Jimmy Wong

5.45pm   Holy Eucharist

6.00pm  Weddings Office

Maundy Thursday 13th

11.00am    Holy Eucharist

12.00pm   Lunch Club

7.00pm     The Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper and Washing of the Feet.

Good Friday 14th

10.00am Children’s Service

12.00pm Three Hour Devotion
 
Easter Eve 15th

9.00am Preparation of Easter Flowers

7.00pm Easter Vigil and Blessing of Candle at Holy Trinity Church, Rhostyllen

MOTHERS’ UNION  There will be a celebration of the Holy Eucharist tomorrow (Monday) at 7.15pm, followed by the Meeting.

EASTER FLOWERS   The Flower Team, who are very grateful for all the help with the Mothering Sunday posies, will be decorating the Church for Easter on the morning of  Easter Eve (Saturday15th). Again, all help will be most welcome.  Donations towards Easter flowers may be given to Ruth, Maureen, Vera or Amanda.

EASTER VESTRY (AGM) This will take place on Sunday 30th April after the 11am service, and not as previously advertised.

SCENES FROM THE OPERAS  The North Wales Opera Group on Friday 21st April at 7pm will present a concert, when  Anne Williams-King will present, with David Bartleet, Deborah Lee and accompanist Marco Belluzzi, scenes from favourite operas.  Tickets are £10 and are available from the Tourist Information Centre and also at the door.

100 CLUB MARCH WINNERS 1st   Mrs M Monk [amended]  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

 

  9th April 2017          The Sixth Sunday of Lent              PALM SUNDAY
 
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

11am          Sung Holy Eucharist

COLLECT 

Almighty and everlasting  God, who in your tender love towards the human race sent your Son our Saviour Jesus Christ to take upon him our flesh and to suffer death upon the cross: grant that we may follow the example of his patience and humility, and also be made partakers of his resurrection; 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.

Propers

Liturgy of the Palms :Matthew 21: 1-11

Old Testament : Isaiah 50: 4-9a

Psalm 31: 9-16

Gospel: Matthew 27:11-54

There is a separate Palm Sunday booklet  for the Sung Holy Eucharist

HOLY WEEK SERVICES

MONDAY 

7.15pm   Mother’s Union Said Holy Eucharist
 
MAUNDY THURSDAY

11.00am Holy Eucharist

7pm        The Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper and Washing of the Feet

GOOD FRIDAY 

10.00am   Children’s Service

12noon      Three Hour Devotion

EASTER EVE  

7.00pm Easter Vigil at Holy Trinity, Rhostyllen

 EASTER DAY

8.00am     Said Holy Eucharist

11.00am    Sung Holy Eucharist

Readings   Acts 10:13-24  Colossians 3: 1-4  John 20: 1-18*

1.00pm       Baptism

6.00pm      Taize Prayer

Paul Wynn