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TRANSFORMING PRESENCE

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A reminder that there are three great opportunities to be involved in our parish outreach this Autumn helping our churches be a transforming presence in Chingford.      WATCH THIS SHORT CATCH-UP VIDEO TO SEE WHAT IS GOING ON AND HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jHz3x53B4U     & YOU ARE INVITED Lea Bridge Road Mosque, Walthamstow, E107EA// Sunday 3rd 2-6pm// AN INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY ORGANISING.  If you have been involved in the listening training or campaign, or serve in the leadership of the parish or deanery, or have questions or

Celebrating with the Blessed Virgin Mary

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THIS SUNDAY we celebrate the Feast of The Blessed Virgin Mary 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 heart. She heard the voice; The promise

TRANSFIGURATION

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THE FEAST OF THE    This Sunday is the Feast of the Transfiguration.  There are morning services at 8am (Fr Andy) and 10am (Katherine Ward) at Ss Peter & Paul (the Parish Church) and 10am (Mth Sarah) at All Saints (the Old Church). At 6.30 there is the second of a series of three Summer Meditations- a 40 minute service of music, silence, prayer, and reflection.

ANNOUNCING AUTUMN ALPHA

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NEW ALPHA COURSE TUESDAYS OCT 3rd- Nov 21st 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 asking the question, ‘Is there more to life than this?’    My Greatest Adventure// Bear's Story We are inviting the

COMMUNITY ORGANISING INTRO 3 SEPT 2017

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Our Diocese is committed to helping parishes grow, change, and serve our communities. It takes a community to bring about change in church and community and that is what Community Organising is all about. It’s about learning how:  how to listen to others, how to make our voices heard, how change works, and how to develop relationships that motivate and last.   Come and find out HOW on: Sunday 3rd September 2 - 6pm Lea Bridge Rd Mosque, Walthamstow E10 7EA ASK FR ANDY FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO RSVP  

Cherubs Summer Party

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Nearly forty parents, toddlers, babies, children, vicars and others (!) gathered for the annual Cherubs Picnic on Chingford Green for a great time of games, food, fun, and prayer. Thanks to Marilyn, Cynthia, and all the team for a brilliant first year for Chingford Cherubs! :)    See you all in the new term    :)

Summert Organ Concerts

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 SUMMER ORGAN CONCERTS  Wednesdays in Summer 1.10 – 1.50pm   July 26th                            Michael Emerson   August 2nd                         Jonathan Marten August 9th                           Rory Thorndyke    August 16th                        Ashley Wagner Guest recitalist: Organ Scholar Birmingham Cathedral                                    August 23rd                      John Rippin August 30th           

Festal Evensong for St Benedict

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Evensong for St Benedict This Sunday Evening we will be celebrating the life of one of the most significant figures in Western History-St Benedict of Nursia.  Fr Andy will be preaching about his life and rule.  You can find out more in this cool little youtube clip: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jc4t0zLuElE There will be wonderful music of course, sung by the combined boys' and girls' choirs: Responses: Darke  Setting: Pickthall Selwyn Service Anthem:  Day by day – How Voluntary: Prelude on Gibbons’ Song 22 (Op 105 no 2) – Stanford [ME. DM vol.]   For

PATRONAL FESTIVAL THIS WEEKEND

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ALL AGE SERVICES  on the FESTIVAL OF Ss PETER & PAUL Both Churches in the Parish will be celebrating this great day by exploring the stories of Ss Peter & Paul and how that connects to our own stories today.  The 10am Services will be All-Age Services with a Parade of Guides and Brownies at the Parish Church and music sung by the Parish Girl's Choir.   Come along at 10am, bring the whole family, invite a friend, and enjoy a great time of worship, testimony, and a celebration of the Eucharist.    

MORE CONFIRMATIONS +…

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**  CONGRATULATIONS ALL  ** It was great to welcome Aleta, (reluctant in the photo!), Edward, Sarah, Alex, and Cherie, Claudette, and Sylvia as confirmands and newly received into the Church of England. Please pray for them and for Ayesha and Bisrat who were not well enough to join them on the night.