Events & Latest News

Latest News


CHRISTIAN AID WEEK was from Sunday, 13 to Saturday, 19 May. Thanks to all who contributed, and the amount raised will be announced.

VISITATION SERVICE A service to swear in churchwardens will be held at St Giles with St Matthew on Tuesday, 12 June at 7 pm

VISIT Through the aegis of Martin Vickers, the Speaker’s Chaplain, the Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, will be visiting on the 29 July, presiding and preaching at the 10 am service. Light refreshments will be served in the small hall after the service.

ROTA FOR RE‐VAMPED LARGE HALL A rota will be needed of people willing to open and close the large hall for one-off weekend functions. If you are willing to help, please give your name to Cath Gregory.

We are hoping to stage an exhibition on the 90 years of the life of the hall in September. If you have anything of interest, photos, memories, memorabilia, could you please pass it on to Steve Mansfield or one of the churchwardens.

If you have a charity you would like to support by arranging some sort of event, please give details
to Carol Hay. At present January 2019 is available.

ADVANCE NOTICE — CHARITY OF THE MONTH As this year marks the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI, the Church Choir will be holding an End of WWI Singalong on Saturday, 14 July to commemorate all those who lost their lives. Proceeds will go to the SSFA ARMED FORCES CHARITY. The choir are looking for any memorabilia from this era to put on display at the event. There will also be a “Trench Cake” baking competition, so look in those cupboards and old recipe books and get baking! Please speak to Shirley Dunford or Corrina for further information.

If you wish to donate to Carole Rack’s WING WALK in aid of Wish Upon a Star on the 17 June, you can now do so on line — or by texting CAZR75 £5 to 70070 to donate £5.

The LINCOLNSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST together with The Everyman Club and the RSPB have arranged for TV wildlife presenter Simon King to give an illustrated talk at Grimsby Institute on Tuesday, 11 September at 7.30 pm. For tickets ,which are £12, please contact Carolyn Davis on 07914 924790.

We have used Ecclesiastical Insurance for some time to insure the church and halls. As it is Ecclesiastical’s 130th birthday this year, they are offering £130 to St Giles for each home insurance policy taken out by a member of the congregation, staff or volunteers. So if you are interested, please look at the poster in church or in the small hall for details of how to contact Ecclesiastical. This offer covers home insurance policies taken out with Ecclesiastical to start on or before 18 May 2018.


Special Events

Tuesday 12th June Churchwarden' Commissioning 7.00pm St Giles with St Matthew Church
Saturday 14th July "End of WWI Singalong"
The Choir are holding a Singalong to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the end of WWI. With a “Trench Cake” baking competition.
Sunday 29th July The Rev Rose Hudson-Wilkin, the Speaker’s Chaplain, will be presiding and preaching at the service. Light refreshments will be served in the small hall afterwards. 10.00am in Church


Regular Events

Every Wednesday Vestry Hour St Giles Church 6:30pm
Every Thursday Pop-in Social Group Small Hall   after the Service
Every Thursday Lunch Club Large Hall 12:00noon