Weekly Notices for Easter Sunday 2017

 

The Parish Church of  St Giles, Wrexham
 A visible and active Christian witness at the heart of Wrexham 

Tuesday 18th

9.30am   Grounds Team

3.00pm   Piano Tuning

7.00pm   Bells

Wednesday 19th

10.00am  Babes in the Pew

6.00pm    Weddings Office

Thursday 20th

11.00am   Holy Eucharist

12.30pm   Opera Group Rehearsal

 Friday 21st

10.30am   Opera Group

7.30pm    Opera Group Concert

GREETINGS  On this great celebration of the Resurrection of our Saviour, the Vicar and all the staff of St Giles’ wish everyone a blessed and happy Easter.

EASTER FLOWERS Once again we thank everyone who has contributed to the splendid arrangement of Easter flowers, further beautifying St Giles’ for this great festival. Special thanks to the Flower Team whose work throughout the year is very much appreciated.

CHICKS and RABBITS  Many thanks to all the dedicated knitters – more than 150 of these have been sold, a noble achievement!

EASTER VESTRY You are reminded that our Annual General Meeting tales place on Sunday 30th April, after the 11am service. Please arrange to stay for this if you possibly can.

CONCERT  The North Wales Opera Group on Friday (21st) at 7pm will hold an exciting event , 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.

ASSIETTES des DESSERTS  We are holding this festival of puddings again this year on Saturday 29th April from 12-4pm.  Please would anyone who would be good enough to offer a dessert see Stella of Jan.  All contributions will be most welcome.

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

16th April 2017   Easter Day

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

1.00pm     Baptism

6.00pm     Taize Prayer

HYMNS  

82    Jesus lives!

81   At the Lamb’s high feast we sing (OMIT*)

Organ: Jesus meine Zuversicht (J C Walter)

83    Love’s redeeming work is done

428  Thine be the Glory

Organ: Paraphrase: See the Conquering Hero (Guillmant)

COLLECT

Lord of all life and power, who through the mighty resurrection of your Son overcame the old order of sin and death to make all things new in him: grant that we, being dead to sin and alive to you in Jesus Christ, may reign with him in glory; to whom with you and the Holy Spirit be praise and honour, glory and might, now and in all eternity. now and in all eternity.

FIRST READING Acts 10: 34-43

PSALM 118

14 The Lord is my strength and / my de‑ /fence:  and is be‑/come / my sal‑/vation. 15 The sound of joy and deliverance is in the / dwellings · of the / righteous:  the right hand of the Lord bringeth / mighty / things to / pass. 16 The right hand of the Lord / is ex‑ / alted:  the right hand of the Lord bringeth / mighty / things to / pass. 17 I shall not / die, but / live:  and de‑/ clare the / works · of the / Lord. 18 The Lord hath chastened me a‑/bove / measure:  but he hath not given me / over / unto / death. 19 Open me the / gates of / righteousness:  that I may enter into them and give / thanks / unto · the Lord. 20 This is the / gate · of the / Lord:  the righteous shall / enter / into / it. 21 I will thank thee because / thou hast / answered me:   and art be‑/come / my sal‑/vation. 22 The same stone which the / builders · re‑/fused:  is be‑/come the / chief / corner‑stone. †23 This is the / Lord’s / doing:  and it is / marvel · lous / in our / eyes. 24 This is the day which the / Lord hath / made:  let us re‑/joice / and be / glad in it.

SECOND READING   Colossians 3: 1-4

GOSPEL  John 20: 1-18

NEXT SUNDAY     The Second Sunday of Easter

8.00am     Said Holy Eucharist

9.30am     All Age Worship

11.00am   Sung Holy Eucharist

Readings: Acts 2: 14a. 22-32  1 Peter 1: 3-9  John 20:19-31

Paul Wynn