Services this Sunday 10 September
8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer – 1662) – Sermon: The Vicar
10am Choral Eucharist – Sermon: The Vicar
Services & Events in Church during the week
Tuesday to Friday:
8.30am Silent Prayer followed by
8.45am Morning Prayer
9.45am Holy Eucharist
Services and Concert next Sunday 17 September
8am Holy Communion (BCP – 1662) – Sermon: The Vicar
10am Sung Eucharist – Sermon: The Vicar
7.30pm – Concert by the Tamino Orchestra and the choristers of St Stephen’s
Nicholas Ansdell-Evans will conduct the St Stephen’s choristers and professional musicians in a programme to include the UK première of Greater Antiphons (orchestral version) by Arvo Pärt, Nicholas’s new cello concerto, Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves and Mendelssohn String Symphony No.5.
This Sunday we welcome back our full choir. We are grateful to everyone who has spent time this last month laundering the cassocks, surplices and cottas worn by our choir and servers.
Our neighbouring parish of St Clement with St Peter’s (located between Barry Road and Friern Road) is without a Vicar at the moment; they are waiting to appoint a new Vicar soon. In the meantime, they write about today: We have our Summer Fayre in the church grounds on Sunday 10th September at 11.00am – 2.00pm and we would be delighted to see you.
More volunteers are needed to help with wheelchair users from Athol House to church and back. It requires half an hour before and after services. Volunteers need to be competent wheelchair pushers; some training will be given. If you are interested in this ministry, please speak to the Vicar or our Reader, Trot Lavelle.
KINGSWOOD HOUSE Open Day, Sunday 17 September 12.30 to 4.30pm. Free entry. Music on the Terrace (indoors if raining), local historic photos and illustrated historic talk. Cream teas sold in Billiard Room 1- 3.30 pm.
Out and About Club. There are still a few remaining spaces on the outing to Bletchley Park on Saturday 30 September, to register please speak to Temple Sambo or Sallie Eden.
Harvest Festival plus bring and share lunch – Sunday 1st October. Please sign the list if you can come to the lunch and bring some food to share. Harvest gifts can be left in church to go to the Copleston refugee centre.
The next CCCJ event will be on Tuesday 17 October 7.30 to 9.30pm at St Stephen’s. It will look at recent developments in spirituality and prayer in the Jewish and Christian tradition, speakers will include Chris Chapman.
There will be a Confirmation Service here on Sunday 26 November with the Bishop of Woolwich, Bishop Karowei. Confirmation preparation classes, both for adults and for teenagers, will start at the beginning of October (Wednesdays).
10 September 2017