#followthestar On 1st December it is Advent Sunday, the start of the Christian year and the countdown to Christmas. In addition to the normal services we also be holding our annual Christingle Service at 4pm. and will welcome in the New Year the wonderful ADVENT CAROL SERVICE. All are welcome to this wonderful, dramatic service of darkness, light and the promise of new life at the Parish Church of Ss Peter & Paul, Chingford at 6.30pm. FIND OUT ABOUT ALL OUR ADVENT & CHRISTMAS SERVICES & EVENTS HERE
Come along and welcome (Fr) Lee Taylor, new full time Assistant Curate for the Parish. Lee was born in Wales moving to Basildon with his family at 3 growing up there and in Wickford. Lee’s previous career was in Local Government, working in libraries, and supporting councillors and leadership teams. These roles were great for working with people and gaining leadership and management skills. He grew up in the Pentecostal tradition and did his initial theological and ministerial training there, gaining a BA and MA. He started attending St John the
The Living Wage Foundation is pleased to announce that Chingford Parish has today accredited as a Living Wage employer. From June 1st the Living Wage commitment will see everyone working for the Parish regardless of whether they are direct employees or third-party contracted staff; receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.75-significantly higher than the statutory minimum for over 25s of £7.50 per hour introduced in April 2017. The real Living Wage is an hourly rate set independently and updated annually. The Living Wage is calculated according to the real costs of living.