All Souls Requiem Mass on the Eve of the Feast of All Souls Thursday 1st November 2017 at 8.00pm Since the earliest days of the church, Christians have prayed for those who have died. On All Souls Day we have a particular opportunity to remember all our loved ones, since our love and prayers for them do not stop once they have died. Praying for the departed, and recalling their prayers for us as part of the ceaseless worship of the church on earth and in heaven can be a source
ALL SAINTS This Sunday is the Patronal Festival of Chingford All Saints, (the Old Church). There will be an All Age Eucharist at 10am with the Rev'd Hilary Musker, speaking. Donations to the Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal will invited during the service. At Ss Peter and Paul, (the Parish Church), there is a BCP Holy Communion at 8am, an All Age Sung Eucharist at 10am with the Rector, Fr Andy, preaching on 'Everyday Saints' and Festal Evensong at 6.30 featuring music from Stanford, Elgar, and Dyson. A full list of
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
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
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.
Gloucester 2018 Our choirs begin another much anticipated tour this week, singing the services in the Cathedral for a week. No fewer than six different combinations of voices will on different occasions, climaxing with the full complement of boys, girls and men together in the final evensong on Sunday. Otherwise evensongs, plus Eucharists and a wedding on the Saturday, mainly alternate girls and men, and boys and men (who also will sing Compline at Cirencester on Thursday Evening). If you are in the area do please drop by and support us.