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.
I WAS GLAD A CONCERT OF POPULAR CHORAL MUSIC THE CHINGFORD SINGERS AND GENTLEMEN OF THE PARISH CHURCH CHOIR Saturday 24th June 7.30pm Programme includes: Parry: I WAS GLAD Purcell: I WAS GLAD Handel: HALLELUJAH CHORUS Whitacre: SLEEP Tavener: SONG FOR ATHENE Britten: HYMN TO ST CECILIA Mendelssohn: HEAR MY PRAYER Elgar: GIVE UNTO THE LORD And other favourites Directed by Michael Emerson & Tom Cowhig, with Rory Thorndyke & Jonathan Marten, organ TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR £12, concessions £10, under 15s £4 For details phone 020 0529 6092 Chingford Parish