Somervell: “The Passion of Christ” – Good Friday

Choir Bazaar, Saturday 9 March

09:30 to 12:30. In aid of music funds. Please come!

A Prayer for the King’s Majesty

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

How to keep a Holy Lent, 2024

Details of our Lent worship and education programmes have been published today on the Parish Website https://parishofchingford.org.uk/lent-course-2024

Wednesday Welcome at All Saints

Choir recruitment

Please draw this to attention of anyone you know who may be interested. See also the Music page.

Learning Together, 2023-2024

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:  

Church Choir Award presentation

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.

Award to establish chorister bursary scheme

Music for Holy Week – The Lord is My Shepherd

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