ST LUKE THE EVANGELIST- THIS WEEK This Week the Parish celebrates the life and ministry of St Luke, Doctor, Painter, Author of a quarter of the New Testament. There will be Midweek Eucharists with Anointing of Holy Oil for Healing on Wednesday at 10am at All Saints, (the Old Church) and Thursday 10am at Ss Peter & Paul’s. THIS SUNDAY there will be Festal Eucharists with Sunday Clubs and Creche, both at 10am: At All Saints (the Old Church) the Parish Community Choir, Purple Praise, will be singing. At the Ss Peter & Paul (the Parish Church) the Parish and Girls’ Choirs will sing. The Music may be found HERE At 6.30pm there will be a short meditative service with silence, songs, and reflections on Healing led by the REv’d Hilary Musker
GIVING YOUR 5% FAIR SHARE If you attend services in the parish or benefit from its ministry you should be donating a fair amount financially. The CofE minimum recommendation is just 5% of your income (after tax). (For the average earner in our borough that is £101 per month. 5% of the state pension is just £35 per month.) That is our fair share but very few of us are giving close to that level. If you bank online or by phone please make a
Britten: Ceremony of Carols Saturday December 1st, 4.00pm. Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford E4 7EN The Chingford Singers directed by Michael Emerson with Rachel Bartels, harp. Admission free, voluntary donations. Nine Lessons and Carols Saturday December 22nd, 4.00pm. Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford E4 7EN The boys, girls and men of the Parish Church Choir No admission charge – collection Music for 4,6,8 & 12 hands on two pianos! Saturday January 19th 2019, 2.30pm. Chingford Parish Church, The Green, Chingford E4 7EN Original compositions and
HARVEST FESTIVAL This Sunday is the Parish Harvest Festival. ALL AGE Services at 10am at All Saints and Ss Peter & Paul Festal Evensong at 6.30pm at Ss Peter & Paul Do come to one of the services and say 'THANKS TO GOD'! There will be food collections for the E4 Eat or Heat Foodbank . CLICK HERE FOR SOME IDEAS ABOUT SAYING THANKS TO GOD
Chingford Parish Church Choirs, The Chingford Singers and Chingford Sinfonia present the 36th annual GRAND CHRISTMAS CONCERT on Saturday December 15th 7.30pm Tickets: £19/17 (concessions £17/15/10). Available at the door but advance booking recommended: phone 020 8529 6092.
YOU ARE INVITED TO A SERVICE TO MARK INTERNATIONAL BABY LOSS AWARENESS WEEK ON SUNDAY 14TH 3PM at St Peter & St Paul's, Chingford https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/wave-of-light-a-service-marking-baby-loss-awareness-week-tickets-49883697482 THE LOSS OF A CHILD is one of those things not understood by most your life, which seemed so free and easy, now stops being able to coast. Each day, each hour, each minute, each second pass by so very slow and the pain and hurt and trauma you feel, just seems unable to go. You had looked at the new horizon, so full
GET BOOKED ON NOW- ALPHA COURSE TUESDAYS SEPT 18th- NOV 27th 7PM START (AT Ss Peter & Paul, the Parish Church) ALL WELCOME TO COME ALONG ANY WEEK What is Alpha? Encounter Alpha takes people on a journey often leading to a personal encounter with Jesus Christ. It enables people to ask their questions, share ideas, build friendships and experience the love of God through the power of the Holy Spirit. Everyone Alpha is for everyone; all backgrounds, all contexts, all ages. Alpha is particularly attracting many young people who are
WELCOME BACK TO A NEW TERM AT CHINGFORD PARISH After a long restful summer we begin a new term together with a full Autumn schedule of services from this Sunday 9th September and a Parish Bring and Share Lunch at The Rectory (E4 &ER) at 12pm. All are most welcome, especially if you are new in the parish in recent months. HERE IS A FULLER SCHEDULE OF SPECIAL EVENTS THIS AUTUMN 9th September Welcome Back Sunday 8 am Early Eucharist 10 am
THIS SUNDAY we celebrate the Feast of The Blessed Virgin Mary with Services at 10am at both churches We see so little, stayed on surfaces, We calculate the outsides of all things, Preoccupied with our own purposes We miss the shimmer of the angels’ wings, They coruscate around us in their joy A swirl of wheels and eyes and wings unfurled, They guard the good we purpose to destroy, A hidden blaze of glory in God’s world. But on this day a young girl stopped to see With open eyes and
THE FEAST OF THE This Sunday is the Feast of the Transfiguration. There are morning services at 10am (Fr Andy) at Ss Peter & Paul (the Parish Church) and 10am (Fr Alan Bolding) at All Saints (the Old Church). At 6.30 there is the third and last in a series of three Summer Meditations- RECREATION a 30 minute service of music, silence, prayer, and reflection.