FLOWER ARRANGING TEAM

About the Flower Team at St. Giles

Flowers have been placed in churches for hundreds of years to glorify God and assist us in worshipping Him.  We remember Jesus referred to lilies in His ministry: ‘Consider how the lilies of the field grow.  They toil not neither do they spin and yet I tell you Solomon in all his splendour was not attired like one of these’  Matt 6v28.  
 
  Flowers are arranged in St.Giles by several teams of volunteers who work in rotation.  Each team arrange their flowers, usually on  Friday afternoons, once a month.  

More help is always welcome, from the complete beginner to the more experienced.
None of the ladies currently on the rota have any formal training but they consider it to be very enjoyable, a great way to make friends and as a service to God and the church. 

The photos on this page were taken during preparation for the recent Flower Festival.  All displays were created entirely by the members of the St. Giles team. 

Click on each image to enlarge.

   

If you would like to join any of our teams please contact the Parish Office for details.   There are no flowers in church during the reflective time of Lent and only greenery during Advent.

At the major festivals of Christmas, Mothering Sunday, Easter and Harvest all the teams work together to fill the church with beautiful colours and aromas.  
 

 Flowers can be provided for Weddings and Funerals.  Anyone interested in these services should contact the Parish Office and one of our team members will call you back to discuss your requirements.   Many people find that having a floral tribute placed in church is a fitting way to commemorate a loved one perhaps on their birthday or the anniversary of their death.  Others may wish to remember a special wedding anniversary. 

 
         
 
For more details of this service please contact the Parish Office.   Donation for flowers in church are always most welcome. 

ABOUT US

 

Flower Fund Appeal

On behalf of all the flower ladies we would like to thank everyone who answered the special appeal for the Flower Fund.  Including Gift Aid very nearly £1,200 has been donated and we are touched by your response. 

We are most grateful for your support and appreciation and we will be good/careful stewards of your generosity. 

We look forward to continuing this service and hope that all who visit this lovely Church will find that the flowers add to the experience of worship and bring joy and comfort.

V. Bailey and D. Wilson

 

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