THE PARISH CHURCH OF ST. NICHOLAS, NORTH WALSHAM News-sheet for Sunday 26th October 2014 WELCOME to our SERVICES—Last after Trinity 8.00am Holy Communion 10.00am Parish Communion Birthday and Anniversary Greetings 27th October George Mason Love and Best Wishes from all at St Nicholas 28th October Roger Vincent NEXT SUNDAY—2nd November All Saints 8am Holy Communion 10.00am Festal Eucharist for All Saints 3.00pm Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for the Departed 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 Choir: Saint Nicholas’ Voices Celebrant: Rev. Valerie Watts Readings: 1 Thessalonians 2: 1 - 8 Reader: Bob Bane Gospel: St Matthew 22: 34 - 46 RCL 400 Preacher: Rev. Nigel Paterson Intercessions: Audrey Woods HYMNS: (SP = Sing Praise, NEH = New English Hymnal) (Hymn boards show SP numbers in blue and NEH in black) Introit: NEH 436 “Praise my soul the King of Heaven” Gradual: NEH 451 “Songs of praise” Offertory: SP 155 “From the beginning God’s most holy word” Anthem: Ave Verum - Edward Elgar During Communion: SP 265 “Christ be the Lord of all our days” Post Communion: NEH 420 “O Jesus I have promised” Voluntary: Toccata– John Sanders 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. 4.00 pm Choral Evensong (Men Voices) Responses: Cleobury. Psalm: 119: 89 - 104, Office Hymn: 241 “Before the ending of the day”. Canticles: 1st Service - Philip Moore Hymns: 472 “When all thy mercies, O my God” 248 “O strength and stay Voluntary: Allegro from Fantasise in Eb - Saint-Saens” Vicar: Rev’d Paul Cubitt, The Vicarage, 28a Yarmouth Road, NR28 9AT 01692 406 380 Email: revpcubit[email protected] Parish office Email: [email protected] Parish Office Tel: 01692 408 971 Monday 27th October 9.00am Morning Prayer Thursday 30thOctober Pray for all who live in Station Road 9.00am Morning Prayer 9.00am Coffee Morning for Sloley Church . 10.30am Holy Communion Tuesday 28th October 9.00am Morning Prayer Wednesday 29th October Pray for those who live in Pound Road 9.00am Morning Prayer 6.30 pm JAFFA to meet at 31a Yarmouth Road Friday 31st October Pray for the 9.00am Morning Prayer Saturday 1st November All Saints Day Pray for all who live in Millfield Road Bike Ride: I am delighted to report the financial result amounts to £ 327.00. A big thank you to all who supported the three bike riders. They have produced this magnificent result. Well Done. Ronnie Jellis 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. 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. The Advent Carol Service on Sunday 30th November. Welcome to our Services today . 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. 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 available in Church. We have started our annual Committed Giving. Please collect your individual envelopes from the back of church. More information coming shortly as to date for return to 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 onf Thursday 23rd October. 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. Tickets are available from Jill Bowyer and raffle prizes would be gratefully received. For further information regarding contributions of food, please refer to Helen Gosling, Anthea Wright or Lois Sherman. 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.
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