#followthestar On 2nd 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. Click here 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
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
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
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
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.
MEDITATION SERIES A series of 30 Minute Summer Sunday Evening Meditations will be held at St Peter and St Paul on Rest, Renewal, and Recreation: ..... 29 July “Renewal”; 5th August “Recreation” On 2nd September a service of healing will be held. SUMMER SERVICE SCHEDULE SUNDAY 10 am Eucharists: Through the summer there will be a programme of joint Parish services at All Saints and St Peter & St Paul, as follows: + 29 July 10 am: Joint Parish Service at All Saints + 19 August 10
CHINGFORD PARISH CHURCH CHOIR WEEKEND FESTIVAL OF MUSIC on the 40th Anniversary of Mr Mike Emmerson FRCO as Director of Music at The Parish Church of Ss Peter & Paul Saturday June 23rd 3.30pm: CONCERT by the Chingford Singers and Men of the Parish Church Choir Brahms ‘Liebeslieder’ and other choral music by Bruckner, Handel (‘Zadok the Priest’), Haydn and Stanford ADMISSION FREE – voluntary donations to music funds Directed by Michael Emerson with John Rippin and Jonathan Marten, organ & piano 5.00pm: CHORAL EVENSONG sung by the Chamber
GET YOUR LENT OFF TO THE RIGHT START GET READY: SHROVETIDE SERVICE TUESDAY 13th Feb 8PM (Parish Church) GET STARTED: ASH WEDNESDAY SERVICES 14th Feb 10AM (Old Church) & 8PM (Parish Church) SCHOOL SERVICES: Luke Lowrie will be leading Collective Worship this week on Wednesday & Thursday. Year 6's will be at Church on Wednesday 1.30pm. Parents and families welcome. Sunday Club, Chingford Cherubs and CY+ will be exploring Lent too. GO DEEPER THIS LENT: SATURDAYS 10am Stations of the Cross (Parish Church) with Mass on 3rd March Guided Prayer
CHRISTMAS EVE in CHINGFORD PARISH 4pm: The Big Chingford Nativity at the Parish Church with Mulled wine and mince pies on arrival 5pm: Christingle and Lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Old Church 11.30pm: MIDNIGHT MASS at both churches.
WELCOME TO CHURCH FOR AN ACTION PACKED WEEK OF CELEBRATION LEADING UP TO CHRISTMAS Monday Welcome to Whitehall Primary School & Chingford Foundation School for their Christmas services. Wednesday: Welcome to Chingford Church of England School for their Christmas Service Thursday: 8pm: A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols Christmas Eve: 4pm: The Nativity 5pm: Christingle and Lighting of the Christmas Tree at the Old Church 11.30pm: MIDNIGHT MASS at both churches. CHRISTMAS DAY Holy Communion- 8am FESTAL EUCHARISTS OF THE INCARNATION Both Churches at 10am