31st May 2018

Dear Friends As Fr Alan reminded us last Sunday, Trinity Sunday, by coming to us as the Son, revealing to us the Father, and sending to us the Spirit, Jesus revealed the deepest mystery; that God is not distant and alone, but is three in one, a communion of love who comes to make His home with us. I would like to share with you this well-known icon, a representation […]

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23rd May 2018

Dear Friends What an amazing weekend. A huge thank you to everybody who was involved. I thought Friday evening set the tone for the whole weekend, excellent food and expertly mixed cocktails. The Jazz quartet set just the right mood of celebration and the flowers were amazing. Saturday was a triumph, it was so good to see so many people arrive to watch the wedding on our TV, there was such a community spirit, […]

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16th May 2018

Dear Friends I believe in one Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church. We say these words every Sunday, yet what are we assenting to? To say ‘I believe in the Church’ is to affirm our belief in community as the means of mediating God’s goodness, his grace. Bishop Sarah, our new Bishop of London, talks of the importance of connectivity, as a means of communicating God’s loving purpose. To recognise that we […]

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9th May 2018

Dear Friends We are approaching an incredibly busy period in the life of this parish. On Saturday Utsav Lal, a young Steinway artist, will be giving a free concert in Church at 7.30 pm. It should be an amazing fusion of classical and Indian classical music. Ustav will be accompanied on the Tabla by Saleel Tambe a tabla maestro. Then it’s full throttle towards our weekend of flowers and music. Can we all keep […]

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2nd May 2018

Dear All As we get closer to our Flower and Music Festival, I just want to encourage you to get the message out there. If you can post any flyers through doors that would be appreciated, they are at the back of church, just let us know which streets you are covering. As I mentioned last week, please please, pray for the success of this Festival and give thanks for […]

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24th April 2018

Dear Friends Thy Kingdom Come  I thought I would commend this national initiative to you all, as the preface tells us… “Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York in 2016 to the Church of England […]

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18th April 2018

Dear Friends Our flower and music festival is rapidly approaching. It’s going to be an amazing weekend of music and flowers. I do hope you have the dates in your diary 18-20 May. I hope to have some flyers and posters available on Sunday and it would be brilliant if you could pick some up and deliver them around the parish. If you use social media, Facebook Twitter, etc.  can you get the message […]

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12th April 2018

Dear Friends Now Holy Week and Easter Sunday are behind us we look forward to the next few exciting weeks. Plans for the flower and music festival are well advanced, we need people to help in church and to spread the word. Please do all you can to support us. There are lists to sign at the back of church, for stewards and helpers. Every year we hold our Annual Church Parochial […]

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5th April 2018

Dear Friends Alleluia. Christ is risen! It was wonderful to see so may people at church on Sunday morning, the church was full. Thank you to everybody who worked so hard to make Holy Week and Easter Day possible. flowers, music, sacristy, readers sidespeople,and servers everybody did their bit. It would be good to see 200+ people in church every Sunday morning – or am I just being a bit greedy. There are lots […]

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