THIS SUNDAY IS THE FEAST OF THE PRESENTATION OF CHRIST IN THE TEMPLE (CANDLEMAS) You are welcome to church this week for the final installment of the Christmas Season; the end of Epiphany and the beginning of the Countdown to Lent and Easter. Services are at 8am, 10am and 6.30pm. At the 10am Eucharists there are Sunday Clubs at both Churches and Cherubs Creche at the Parish Church ALL ARE WELCOME ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE VISITING FOR THE FIRST TIME At the Old Church Purple Praise
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. For all service details see our Christmas and Advent pages
A Service of Nine Lessons and Carols 2016 sung by the parish choirs by candlelight at Chingford Parish Church this Thursday 8pm ALL WELCOME
Chingford Parish Church Choirs, The Chingford Singers and Chingford Sinfonia present the 34th annual GRAND CHRISTMAS CONCERT on This Saturday December 17th 7.30pm Tickets: £16.50 (concessions £14.50). Available at the door but advance booking recommended: phone 020 8529 6092. Gallery and forward rows already sold out.
PURPLE PRAISE CHRISTMAS CONCERT At the Old Church this Saturday 10th December 12.30 with lunch to follow. Tickets in advance from Jan Hawkins ( 0208 531 9760 or firstname.lastname@example.org)
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.
CHRISTINGLE SERVICE THIS SUNDAY 4th Dec 4pm at the Parish Church Christingle is a celebratory event which takes place every year in the run up to Christmas. Now in its 48th year, this vibrant event is hugely popular for churches and schools, raising millions to help us change the lives of disadvantaged children....and all it takes is an orange...! ALL WELCOME// REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED// ALL WELCOME
This week it is Advent Sunday, the start of the Christian year and the countdown to Christmas. In addition to the normal services we also welcome The Rev'd Susan Sayers Hill SSF as a new Associate Priest and her licencing will be at the 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.
Operation Christmas Child 105 shoeboxes were collected by Sunday Club at the Old Church this year, an amazing number, and far outdoing the 75 we collected last year at our first attempt. The boxes are distributed by the Christian charity Samaritans Purse, to children in need throughout the world. Well done to all those who packed a box, donated things, or money, or helped in any way. Your generosity will make a child very happy this Christmas. Click http://https://youtu.be/2QqNhmCNnjM to watch a video and find out how. Many thanks to you all- we