Services this Sunday
8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) Sermon: the Vicar
10am Choral Eucharist – with Footsteps for children – Sermon: the Vicar
12noon Holy Baptism (Rory Rugman)
Services this week
Tuesday to Friday:
8.30am Silent prayer followed by
8.45am Morning Prayer
8pm CCJ meeting to discuss similarities and divergencies between Pentecost and the Jewish Festival of Shavout (see ‘notices’ for more details)
9.45 am Holy Eucharist
Services next Sunday 16 – Trinity Sunday
8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) Sermon: The Vicar
10am Choral Eucharist with Footsteps for children sermon: The Vicar
Shavaun Shodeinde and her husband Ariyo and son Otto, until recently members of St Stephen’s, but currently training for ordination in Mirfield (Yorkshire), has been invited by her College to visit their partner college in Barbados called Coddrington Theological College. Mirfield is still looking for some financial contribution to help with this important visit. If someone at St Stephen’s would like to help, please speak to the Vicar.
Council for Christians and Jews: The next meeting will be held at St Stephen’s on Tuesday 11 June at 7.45pm refreshments, 8pm talks begin. There will be presentations about the meaning of the Christian day of Pentecost and the Jewish festival of Shavouth (Festival of Weeks), both fall on the same day this year. Speakers will include Revd Jonathan Croucher, Vicar of Christchurch Gipsy Hill and Carole Abrahams of Catford Synagogue.
During Creativity and Wellbeing Week (10-16 June 2019), Mind & Soul Community Choir (of which our Deanery Synod member and PCC member Penny Fuller is Chair) have an open house at our free, professionally led, workshop on Wednesday 12th June at the Cafeteria, Maudsley Hospital Denmark Hill, SE5 8AZ , anytime from 6-7pm, + light refreshments. We don’t read music, we come to sing and have fun. Please come along, tell others about us; and look at other events on the Creativity and Wellbeing website, and we are https://mindandsoulchoir.org.
Hymns and Sandwiches – Sunday 23rd June 11.30 till 2pm in the church. This will be a relaxed social occasion for all the family, singers and non-singers welcome. Bring a picnic lunch (special nibbles and drinks will be on offer too). Please choose your favourite hymn or two and sign up on the board at the back of the church so we know what to sing!
Our new curate (Revd) Tomos Reed will be ordained Deacon at Southwark cathedral on Saturday 29 June, he will be at all our services for the first time on Sunday 30 June and there will be a special service of Choral Evensong at 6pm at which Tomos will preside.
We have been approached by a future Masters music student (Violin) of Trinity College of Music to see whether they might be able to rent a room from next term (1 September onwards). Anyone wishing to offer a room please contact Mrs Beate Wilmshurst (email@example.com)