A Prayer for the King's Majesty O Lord our heavenly Father, high and mighty, King of kings, Lord of lords, the only Ruler of princes, who dost from thy throne behold all the dwellers upon earth; most heartily we beseech thee with thy favour to behold our most gracious Sovereign Lord, King Charles; and so replenish him with the grace of thy Holy Spirit, that he may alway incline to thy will, and walk in thy way: endue him plenteously with heavenly gifts; grant him in health and wealth long to
WHAT CAN WE SAY ABOUT GOD? WHAT IS THE PROPER CHRISTIAN LIFE? HOW SHOULD WE WORSHIP? St Augustine, fifteen hundred years ago, described the Christian’s hope of heaven like this: “We shall rest and we shall see, we shall love and we shall praise, in the end which is no end.” Come and join us as we learn together in Chingford Parish this autumn what it means to be a faithful Christian today:
We were delighted to welcome Jonathan Macdonald, Chair-elect of the Cathedral Music Trust to Choral Evensong on 25 September to present our Church Choir Award which they have made with the Royal School of Church Music for our chorister bursary scheme. Many thanks! Music for the service included the anthem In our service by Tony Hewitt-Jones, written earlier this year to mark the Platinum Jubilee of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and now offered in grateful remembrance.
The boys and men of Chingford Parish Church have recorded "The Lord is My Shepherd (Psalm 23)" by Howard Goodall. Famous as the theme to the BBC TV series The Vicar of Dibley, the solo is sung by James Shaw, the organist is Felix Pethue. Directed by Michael Emerson, and mixed and edited by Luke Kerr, the recording shows the depth of skill and heights of achievement of our parish musicians. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TesJwE21vpE