Services for Sunday 8 April
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am Sung Eucharist
Services during the Week
Wednesday 11 April
9.45am Morning Prayer
Sunday 15 April
8.00am Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am Choral Mattins
St Stephen’s Young Musician of the Year 2018
St Stephen’s Church are delighted to announce the inaugural competition to find St Stephen’s Young Musician of the Year. The competition will take place at St Stephen’s Church, College Road London SE21, on Sunday June 10th starting at 2pm. There will be a Junior and Senior Musician category and each will have a winner. Junior entrants must be 11 or under and Senior must be 12 – 18 on the day of the competition. Entries welcome from all instruments and voices. Each winner will receive a prize of £50 as well as a performance during a Sunday service within the following year the date of which to be agreed with the Vicar Rev B Schunemann.
For further information and entry form, please contact Caroline Lenton-Ward by email on firstname.lastname@example.org
2018 Revision of the Church Electoral Roll (CER)
If you are on the current roll, an application form will be posted to you. You can also join the roll by sending an email to the vicar (email@example.com) confirming your name and postal address and your desire to be entered on our CER. Please indicate that you are happy to be contacted by email from the parish office. The church electoral roll is an important instrument for having a record of all who regard themselves as members and supporters of St Stephen’s. The roll is kept in accordance with latest data protection legislation.
Out and About Club future events
Our award winning Out and About Club is planning its 3rd anniversary lunch on Sunday 22 April at the Croydon Park Hotel; cost £22 (£7.50 for children) buffet of five courses, including coach. Registration forms are available from Temple. Transport will be provided – departure 11.50am.
On 11 June we are planning a visit to the Houses of Parliament; transport, including transport for wheelchair users, will be organised. Please register your interest with Temple Sambo or the vicar.
Council for Christians and Jews meetings
Tuesday 17 April a special CCJ meeting at St Stephen’s: 7.45 for 8pm: “What is the religious meaning of Jerusalem?” Rev Nicholas Cranfield, vicar of All Saints, Blackheath and art historian, and Rabbi Jason Holtz of Bromley Reform Synagogue will lead the discussion. (This meeting is re-scheduled from February, cancelled due to snow).
Thursday 19 April a CCJ concert to be held at Nightingale House, 105 Nightingale Lane, London SW12 8NB. Music will include piano and cello performances of Bruch’s Kol Nidre, Bach’s Wachtet Auf, Bloch Prayer from Jewish Life, Arvo Part’s Spiegel Im Spiegel; choirs from our different communities singing Hebrew songs and psalms, responsorial psalms, Psalm 42 in various settings and Yigdal/The God of Abraham praise.
Donations to St Stephens by mobile ‘phone
Anyone, including visitors, can make a contribution to our church by mobile phone giving, please text SSSD22 £2, £5 or £10 to 70070 to donate.