This week at St Giles
9.45am Praise and Play
1.10pm Oasis Communion
9.15am-12pm Coffee bar and Mini Market
9am-9pm Choir Extravaganza
10.30am Parish Walk
Trinity 4, 14th July
8.00am BCP Holy Communion
10.30am All Age Worship
New Rector: We are delighted to announce that on Wednesday 23rd October, Revd Joshua Penduck will be licensed as the next Rector of St Giles and St Thomas. At the Bishop’s request, Revd Josh will take several weeks’ leave before his licensing. Please keep him and his wife Shelley in your prayers as they make this transition.
Church Gate: After Unlocking and Locking the gate, please make sure to remember to scramble the code, as this ensures that the cars in the churchyard are kept safe.
Parish Walk: Saturday July 13th at 10.30am. Following the fascinating walk/talk around Apedale last year, Ian Stimpson has offered to lead us on an Industrial/historical walk at Froghall Wharf (Foxt Road ST10 2HJ). Please see magazine for more details. Lunch at Ash Bank Stonehouse Pub. Our table is booked for 1.30pm. All are Welcome Everyone joining us for the walk and /or meal please sign on the notice board before Sunday July 7th. Further details contact Enid King on 01782613781 or 07950530902
Messy Church: Our next Messy Church will be on Wednesday 24th July (10am-12pm). As this is a growing service, volunteers to help with the crafts, catering, and manning would be much appreciated. For more information, or if you wish to volunteer or help in some way, please speak to Jean Buckley.
Green Team: Please note that there will be a meeting of the Green Team today, Sunday 7th July, after the 10.30am service.
Flowers in Church: The flowers by the Lectern are in memory of Mike with Love from Sheelagh Burton.
Parish News: The July edition of the Parish News is now on sale in the hall. It is bursting with interesting articles and information. Articles include news on some new appointments in the church and community, the Daleian Singers, and remembering Marion Mollart. All this and more for just 50p.
Choir Extravaganza: On 13th July, Ashley Mellor will be conducting for 12 hours in aid of 4 amazing charities: Young Minds, The Donna Louise Hospice, Youth Music, and Cancer Research. This is being held here at St Giles Church, 9am-9pm. If you would like to pop by, it would be great to see you. If you enjoy a sing, we are finishing the day with a massed audience sing at 8pm. If you are able to support financially, there is a link below to the giving page: http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-display/showROFundraiserPageuserUrl=conductingchallenge&pageUrl=1
Britain in Bloom: Our church gardens have been entered in for two Britain in Bloom competitions over the next few weeks: Heart of England in Bloom (17th July) and the local Newcastle Bloom. Please keep the Green Team in your prayers as they prepare!