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
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
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.
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
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 :)
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
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
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.
** 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.
VAUGHN- WILLIAMS': A SEA SYMPHONY South West Essex Choir Concert Forest Philharmonic Orchestra, SWEC, James Sherlock Conducting SATURDAY 1st JULY 2017 7.30PM ALL DETAILS HERE