York 2017 The sum of parts Our choirs enjoyed a highly successful visit to York in August, singing the services in the Cathedral (usually referred to as the ‘Minster’) for a week. No fewer than six different combinations of voices appeared on different occasions, climaxing with the full complement of boys, girls and men together in the final evensong on Sunday. Otherwise evensongs, plus Eucharist and Matins on Sunday, mainly alternated between girls and men, and boys and men (who also sang one evensong in Wakefield Cathedral on the Minster’s ‘blank’
** 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.
THIS SUNDAY IS TRINITY SUNDAY- The First Sunday in Ordinary Time Services at St Peter & Paul's: 8am HOLY COMMUNION: the Rev'd Susan Sayers TSSF, Associate Priest preaching 10am SUNG EUCHARIST with Creche and Sunday Club: the Dean of Chelmsford, the V.Rev'd Nicholas Henshall TSSF preaching. 12pm HOLY BAPTISM with the Rev'd Prof Maxwell Hutchinson 6.30pm FESTAL EVENSONG: the Rector, the Rev'd Andy Trenier preaching Services at All Saints: 10am EUCHARIST and Sunday Club: the Rev'd Susan Sayers TSSF, Associate Priest preaching MUSIC FOR THE DAY CAN BE FOUND HERE “Faith by its
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.
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"Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us." Martin Luther THIS SUMMER PROMISES MORE WONDERFUL MUSIC AT THE PARISH OF CHINGFORD CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT MORE! And if you would like to join one of our fabulous choirs- why not take a look at our MUSIC PAGES or watch our VIDEO STOP PRESS: PURPLE PRAISE CONCERT on SATURDAY 24th JUNE- Contact Jan Hawkins for tickets
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Helen Rollason Cancer Charity Carol Service The Parish welcomed back Pam Rhodes and friends from the Helen Rollason Cancer Charity for a well attended annual Christmas Carol Service on Tuesday night. Make sure to look out for more Christmas events on the Christmas Events Pages on our website.
Weekly News Sheet now available online. For The Third Sunday of Advent: Weekly Sheet for 3rd Sunday of Advent