Bookings for the Halls in 2015. the diary is now open. This will be open to the wider public very soon, so please con tact Ann Herd with your dates for 2015 as soon as possible, in writing please or by e mail to [email protected] The Newsletter: please can you be patient with us over the next 4 - 6 weeks as we change the person who sets up the weekly newsletter. A big thank you to Margaret Barker who has done this essential job for over 13 years. Our new editor will be Alison Porter, and all messages and notices to be sent to the Parish Office for now: [email protected] PLEASE FORWARD ALL INFORMATION FOR INCLUSION ON FUTURE NEWSLETTERS TO THE CHURCH OFFICE, DETAILS OFWHICH ARE ON THE FRONT OF THIS NEWSLETTER. Birthday and Anniversary Greetings 21st October Andrew & Lesley Mitchell Wedding Anniversary 25 years Love and Best Wishes from all at St Nicholas 23rd October Janet Bradfield 26th October Rob and Penny Knee Wedding Anniversary 40 years NEXT SUNDAY—26th OCTOBER Last Sunday after Trinity Clocks go back one hour 8am Holy Communion 10.00am Parish Communion N.B. 4.00 pm Choral Evensong Assistant Clergy: Rev’d Valerie Watts (405119), Rev’d Nigel Paterson 0779 526 4410 Rev’d Susanna Gunner (405 501) Readers: Mr Ivan Appleby (404346), Mr John Hazel (407979) Parish web: www.saint-nicholas.org.uk Parish office: 01692 408 971 THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. NICHOLAS, NORTH WALSHAM News-sheet for Sunday 19th October 2014 WELCOME to our SERVICES—TRINITY 18 Henry Martyn: Translator, Missionary to India and Persia Pray for our Guild of St Raphael 8.00am Holy Communion 10.00am Family Communion and Enrolment of new members to the Mothers’ Union Choir: Men and Boys Voices Readings: 1 Thessalonians 1: 1 - 10 Reader: Jane Williams Gospel: St Matthew 22: 15 - 22 RCL 395 Intercessions: led by Michelle Trollope and Emma Furness HYMNS: (SP = Sing Praise, NEH = New English Hymnal) (Hymn boards show SP numbers in blue and NEH in black) Introit: SP 238 “Creating God, we bring our song of praise” Gradual: NEH 431 “O thou who camest from above” Offertory: NEH 381 “Jerusalem the golden” Anthem: “O for a closer walk with God” Stanford During Communion: NEH 308 “Thee we adore, O hidden Saviour” Post Communion: SP 268 “Come, sing the praise of Jesus” Voluntary: Intrada—Grayston Ives (2010) If you do not receive Communion you are welcome to come to the altar rail for a Blessing. Gift envelopes are available on the pews for casual donations. These need to be fully completed as this enables us to reclaim the tax. A Loop System is provided in the pews on ether side of the central aisle only. 6.30pm Choral Evensong (Men & Boys’ Voices) Responses: Radcliffe. Psalm: 142, Office Hymn: 150 “O blest creator of the light”. Canticles: Dyson in F Anthem: “O thou the central orb” Chrales Wood Hymns: 346 “City of God” 246 “Holy Father, cheer our way” Vicar: Rev’d Paul Cubitt, The Vicarage, 28a Yarmouth Road, NR28 9AT 01692 406 380 Email: [email protected] Parish office Email: [email protected] Parish Office Tel: 01692 408 971 Monday 20th October Pray for the work of Alcohol Concern 9.00am Morning Prayer 7.30 pm Julian meeting at 113A Mundesley Road Tuesday 21st October Pray for all who live in Skeyton Road 9.00am Morning Prayer 3.15 pm Junior Choristers followed by Social Club Wednesday 22nd October Pray for the work of Cruse Bereavement Care 9.00am Morning Prayer 10.00 am Julian Meeting at 113A Mundesley Road 6.30 pm JAFFA meet at 31 Yarmouth Road Thursday 23rd October Pray for all who live in Station Road 9.00am Morning Prayer 9.00am Coffee Morning for Children’s Society Christmas Cards will be on sale. 10.30am Holy Communion Friday 24th October Pray for the work of Oncology Counsellors 9.00am Morning Prayer Saturday 25th October Crispin and Crispinian: Martyrs at Rome Pray for all who live in Oak Road 7.00 pm “Who Dunnit” Evening in St Benet’s Hall - see below Welcome to our Services today . Especially to Sandy Topham and Rosemary Smith We will shortly be starting on our annual Committed Giving renewal campaign and individually addressed envelopes are available at the back of church containing 2015 Pledge Cards,. Please could you collect yours and anyone who lives near to you. Thanks to Chris Sherman for all his hard work in preparing all this and sending the vital information back to HMRC to enable us to benefit from Gift Aid. The Season of Remembrance will soon be with us, particularly poignant as we think about the first year of World War One. The All Souls Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving will be held on Sunday 2nd November at 3.00pm and for those who come to that Service there will be an opportunity for the names of people they are remembering to be read out, along with those whose funerals have taken place during the last 12 months. Letters of Invitation to the All Souls Memorial Service to the next of kin of the people whose funerals have been held during the last 12 months have been sent out but there are still a few to be delivered. PLEASE PICK UP those addressed to a road near you and deliver this week if possible. Do encourage anyone you know who would like to remember a loved one to come to this Service. And the important season of Advent, leading to Christmas will then follow. The Town Christmas Lights switch on is Saturday 29th November when we will be holding our popular family St Nicholas’ Workshop. who are being enrolled as full members of the Mothers’ Union, and to Hilary Mason who has joined our group since moving from Devon. The Advent Carol Service on Sunday evening 30th November. Time to be confirmed Tower Fund and Stone Sponsorship. If you take a walk around the base of the tower you will spot some of the new stones being used in the reconstruction of the South West buttress. Each is coded according to its designated place and eventually the sponsors of each stone will receive a certificate identifying their area of sponsorship. There is also a model underneath the display board in Church. This week’s Coffee Morning raised £149.50 for Church Funds. Thanks to all helpers and supporters. There is a small team of stone masons working on the project and during weekdays their tapping can be clearly heard. There are still areas of repair to be sponsored, with our shortfall now reduced to £12,500. So please, if you haven’t already sponsored a stone, please join with the townspeople and local community in ensuring that this project can be completed by mid December. Leaflets and forms are a available in Church. The Children’s Society Christmas Card Catalogues can be found on the table near the Vestry. Margaret Bane is glad to take orders to save individual postage costs. Contact her after the 10am service or on 01692 403758. Or at the Coffee Morning on Thursday 23rd October. Saturday 25th October 7.00 pm A “Who Dunnit Night” in St Benets Hall in aid of All Saints, Edingthorpe, with Supper. Tickets £8.00 from Connie Haddrell 01692 406417. Do come for a fun evening. Don’t forget to put in your diary St Nicholas Quiz and Supper Evening to be held on Saturday 15th November commencing at 7.00pm! Contact friends to organise your teams. For further information regarding contributions of food, please refer to Helen Gosling, Anthea Wright or Lois Sherman.
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