14th April 2022

Dear Friends It was wonderful to welcome the Bishop of London to St Nicholas on Sunday, it was also wonderful to see so many of you in Church. I love it when the bishop says “Simon, I’d love to visit, no fuss, nothing special” Oh yes, when the big cheese CEO asks to turn up, there is always a fuss! Still, it all went quite smoothly and I could rest […]

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7th April 2022

Dear Friends As we approach Holy Week I have been reflecting on the readings we shall be hearing at our services on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings next week, in particular the role of Judas in the Passion story. I hope some of you will be able to join our services on these three holy days at 8pm in church.I would like to share with you the following poem, The Ballad […]

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31st March 2022

Dear Friends We are fast approaching our most important feast. Full details of our Holy Week and Easter services are contained in this e-bulletin. Please remember that at 10.30am on Palm Sunday 10 April we will be welcoming Bishop Sarah, Bishop of London, who will be presiding at our Palm Sunday service. It would be wonderful to see you at church to welcome her. I have just a couple of pleas – We […]

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24th March 2022

Dear All There is a lot of information contained in this weeks E-Bulletin, please do take the time to read it. I don’t want to extend the bulletin too much so here are a couple of observations/ pleas from me. If you could help us clean the church on Saturday, that would be an enormous help. We need to begin to remove the stone dust which has collected on virtually every surface. […]

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3rd March 2022

Dear Friends I just thought I would bring you up to date with a few events and changes happening in the parish. Now restrictions have been removed we are once again inviting people back to the altar rail to receive communion, we will also be offering communion in both kinds from the common cup. Receiving in both kinds is entirely voluntary, if you wish to receive communion from the common cup please remain kneeling at the […]

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24th February 2022

Dear Friends As you will see Mother Eileen has written extensively about our Lenten offering this year. I do hope you will be able to join us on our Lenten retreat or catch up with our ‘The bible explained’ session of our Facebook page. Don’t forget our additional weekday mass on Friday at 12noon. After mass we will be sitting down to a simple lunch of bread and soup. Gentlemen please keep […]

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10th February 2022

Dear Friends  On Wednesday evening this week the Friends of St Nicholas Church presented a very lively ‘Night of Music & Poetry’ entitled Canon Fodder. The organiser described it as a high-energy, celebratory poetry and music night designed to celebrate the happening, the happened and the still to happen. Three writers and one music duo delighted us with their own work as well as poems and songs by artists they […]

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29th July 2021

Dear Friends It is with great sadness that I have to announce the death of Lady Grania Munro. Grania was a devoted member of our 8am congregation. She served and administered the chalice at our early service. Grania was for many years a committed member of a prayer group begun by Gwyneth Cole. What you might not know was Grania’s love for creating icons. An icon is a window onto another […]

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10th June 2021

Dear Friends Next Monday 14th June marks the fourth anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire. This was a major event in the recent history of London and the entire nation. St Nick’s will be joining with other churches across the country to remember this tragedy by ringing our church bell 72 times at 7pm, once for each victim of the fire. At 7.03pm there will be two minutes’ silence, as […]

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Friends of St Nicholas Church Art Auction 2019

Art Auction organised by the Friends of St Nicholas Church, Chiswick raises more than £26,000  Sir Peter Blake’s screen print Red Nose Day 2019 sells for £2,300 The auction on Saturday afternoon 28th September 2019 at St Nicholas Church – organised by the Friends of St Nicholas Church – was a great success. It was attended by well over 150 people from near and far; close to 100 potential buyers […]

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