St Giles' Monthly Bulletin from the Parish Office

There is no Monthly Bulletin in August


St Giles'  Monthly Bulletin for July from Jake, the Parish Administrator 


Dear friends,


Here's a roundup of news and events at St Giles' in July.


Items marked with a * have been amended or added since the original text at the beginnning of the month. 


July/August's Rota

Please click here  to view the rota as a Word doc or here to view as a PDF. 


This Thursday (tomorrow)

Please join us for Private Prayer from 1pm followed by Cleaning Angels and cake


Evensong 11 July

We will be holding a one-off evensong from 6pm on Sunday 11 July with a visiting choral group (St Michael's Choral) of which St Giles' Parish Administrator is a member. The service will be taken by Rev Alex Norris and our organ scholar Emma will be playing. The service has been timed to commence after the end of the men's Wimbledon final, assuming it isn't an epic.


The next Book Fair

This will run from 26 July to 5 September. We will gratefully accept books but please, if possible, wait until 12 July before bringing them over as we have limited storage space. Please contact Jake ( if you would like to volunteer. We can't have too much help!


A copy of Katharine’s photo book*

You can buy your own copy of Katharine’s photo book
for £30 each. Email Jake ( There is also a copy on display at the back of the church.



Emma's leaving collection*

Thank you to those who contributed to Emma's leaving collection


A total of £345 was raised and will be presented on Sunday.



Othona 10-12 September

The parish retreat at beautiful Othona, near Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex, will take place this year over the weekend of 10-12 September 2021.


Cost, approximately £100pp (bursaries available). Please let Cath, David P or Alex know if you wish to come, or if you would like more information.



St Giles' Parish Office

Tel.: (020) 7638 1997 

St Giles’ Church

Fore Street, Barbican

London, EC2Y 8DA

Where to visit us:-

St Giles' Cripplegate Church
Fore Street
London EC2Y 8DA


Registered Charity               Number 1138077

Services at St Giles’

Sunday 19:September 

Trinity 16

10.00 Parish Eucharist 

For Music and Readings 

 Click here

Weekday Services

There will be no Morning Prayer on weekdays during the Interregnum.



8 September

Home Prayer Group - Lectio Divina 19.30 via Zoom. To join contact Suzanne Royce


The church is open for private prayer

The church is open from 11.00-16.00 Monday-Friday for private prayer. Please observe social distancing and any other instructions required when visiting the church.


Private Prayer and Reflection on first Thursday of the month 

You are invited to join others in church on Thursday 5 August.  Please bring the monthly prayer sheet  here. If you are not able to join us, we hope you will continue to pray with us wherever you are.

Dates for 2021 

 2 September, 7 October, 4 November, 2 December. 


Cleaning Angels

The monthly sessions on the first Thursday of the month from 13.30-15.00 including tea and cake.

Cleaning Angels  
Dates in 2021   

2 September, 7 October, 4 November, 2 December. 


2021 Dates of PCC meetings in church at 19.30



Jake the Parish Administrator will be away from 13-27 August. Contact Rev Alex Norris (07786 257 047) for any Pastoral Care or Lorraine Mullins, church warden with any urgent queries.

Parish Office Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 11.00-16.00

Tel: 020 7638 1997

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