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  • Sunday 2 August 2015 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Ninth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 13)
    Hymns:
    427 O praise ye the Lord! praise him in the height
    271 Alleluia, sing to Jesus
    363 Glory in the highest to the God of heaven
    373 How shall I sing that majesty
    (Coe Fen NEPraise 699)
    First Lesson: Ephesians 4. 1-16
    Gospel: John 6. 24-35

    Clergy
    Fr Stephen Flatt
       
    Sidesman

    Reader
    Muminur Choudhury


    Server

    Refreshments
    Annie Tassinari


    Sunday School Session Leader
    Emily Laino


    Sunday School 7s & Over Leader
    Fiona Milligan


    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator
    Tijana Urosevic


    Sunday School Music
    Sharon Man


    Sunday School Attendance

    Clearing up

  • Tuesday 4 August 2015 at 12:30pm
    print calendar email Tuesday Low Mass

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  • Sunday 9 August 2015 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Tenth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 14)
    Hymns:
    352 Crown him with many crowns
    333 All my hope on God is founded
    234 Christ, whose glory fills the skies
    373 How shall I sing that majesty
    (Coe Fen NEPraise 699)
    First Lesson: Ephesians 4. 25 – 5. 2
    Gospel: John 6. 35 & 41-51
    Mass Setting: Stanford in C
    Motet: Mine eyes for beauty pine - Howells
    Voluntary: Chorale and Epilogue - Howells

    Clergy
    Fr Stephen Flatt
       
    Sidesman
    Kit Tsoi


    Reader
    Ken Goldsbrough


    Server

    Refreshments
    Annie Tassinari


    Sunday School Session Leader
    (Olu)Funke Ajenifuja


    Sunday School 7s & Over Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator
    Tijana Urosevic


    Sunday School Music
    Martin Cullingford


    Sunday School Attendance

    Clearing up

  • Tuesday 11 August 2015 at 12:30pm
    print calendar email Tuesday Low Mass (S. Clare of Assisi)

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  • Sunday 16 August 2015 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Eleventh Sunday after Trinity (Proper 15)

    Fr Gerald in Sunday School

    Hymns:
    420 O Jesus, I have promised
    385 Jesu, the very thought of thee
    398 Lift up your hearts! We lift them, Lord, to thee
    (Tune 395)
    373 How shall I sing that majesty
    (Coe Fen NEPraise 699)
    First Lesson: Ephesians 5. 15-20
    Gospel: John 6. 51-58
    Mass Setting: Darke in E
    Motet: Tantum Ergo - Durufle
    Voluntary: Prelude in A minor (543) - J S Bach

    Clergy
    Fr Stephen Flatt
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments
    Annie Tassinari


    Sunday School Session Leader
    Chris Nelson


    Sunday School 7s & Over Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music
    Martin Cullingford


    Sunday School Attendance

    Clearing up

  • Tuesday 18 August 2015 at 12:30pm
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  • Sunday 23 August 2015 at 10:30am
    print calendar email Twelfth Sunday after Trinity (Proper 16)
    Hymns:
    415 O for a thousand tongues to sing
    353 Dear Lord and Father of mankind
    310 We hail thy Presence glorious
    373 How shall I sing that majesty
    (Coe Fen NEPraise 699)
    First Lesson: Ephesians 6. 10-20
    Gospel: John 6. 56-69
    Mass Setting: Tallis short service
    Motet: And I saw a new heaven - Bainton
    Voluntary: Finale, Op 74 - Karg-Elert

    Clergy
    Fr Gerald Beauchamp
       
    Sidesman

    Reader

    Server

    Refreshments
    Annie Tassinari


    Sunday School Session Leader
    Thomas Vester


    Sunday School 7s & Over Leader

    Sunday School Crafts Coordinator

    Sunday School Music
    Steve Phillips


    Sunday School Attendance

    Clearing up

  • Tuesday 25 August 2015 at 12:30pm
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  • Saturday 25th July 2015
    print email Fr Gerald's Weekly Email

    Last Tuesday we had the Hampden Gurney School end of academic year mass in Church. As I said in my sermon its an occasion of mixed emotions. Most people are feeling pretty tired. Every school year has its challenges and Hampden Gurney is known for being a place where everyone makes every effort to succeed. This has a physical and emotional cost. Its also a time of sadness. The Year 6 children will not be returning. Children in other years may also be moving on; staff member, too. But I hope that alongside this there is a genuine spirit of thanksgiving. Schools in this part of London are doing an amazing job with very talented people - children, staff, parents and volunteers. It bodes well for the future. Thanksgiving is at the heart of Christian worship. Jesus gave thanks over bread on the night of his betrayal just as he had given thanks over bread throughout his ministry. Tomorrow's gospel is the Feeding of the 5000, the only miracle that is told in all four gospels. Jesus gives thanks and makes bread available to all.That's why the mass is so important. The thanksgiving over bread is the tangible sign that persists down through the ages, an unbroken thread, a communion that connects us to God and so roots us in the core of being itself. Its all so simple yet the same time so deep. If you are away on holiday now, I hope that you have a wonderful time. If you are staying in London then don't forget that All Saints Margaret St is celebrating the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Saturday 15 August at 12.00 Noon. A couple of dates for your autumn diary: Thursday 24 September, 7.00pm Bishop Michael Marshall is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of his Consecration as a Bishop with Concert at Holy Trinity Sloane Street in Chelsea. Tickets £15 see info@holytrinitysloanesquare.co.uk. Saturday 17 October Westminster Abbey National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor http://westminster-abbey.org/worship/national-pilgrimage. There are all sorts of things happening that day with special events for children. I wondered if we might have an outing with children to the theatre before Christmas and last week suggested The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre. It seems to be a bit expensive, however. Sadlers Wells offers group discounts for its shows. If anyone has any other ideas it would be good to hear them. I attach the July Bulletin. Many thanks to Niku Banaie and Quyen Chu for putting it together as always. Yours in Christ Fr Gerald

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  • Saturday 18th July 2015
    print email Baptism of Jacob Chafi

    Jacob was baptized on Sunday 12 July with a small group of family and friends. His parents, Fadi and Randa are from Lebanon and are part of the management team with Mahroush. So its very good to have this connection with such a vibrant business in the Edgware Road.

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  • Saturday 18th July 2015
    print email Fr Gerald's Weekly Email

    Sunday is the Seventh Sunday after Trinity and the gospel reading records Jesus inviting his disciples to come away with him and rest. They were to have a holiday. Not the sort of holiday that we might expect with exotic destinations at fabulous prices. Jesus invited his friends to a lonely place, probably the Judean desert. He was inviting them into freedom and into what is free. I hope that as many of us take a break in the next couple of months we will have that chance to feel 'free'.
      This coming Tuesday Hampden Gurney has its end of year school mass in church at 9.30am. May I have a two or three volunteers to stay behind after coffee on Sunday to move the chairs? (The vergers are away during July and August.) After mass on Tuesday it would be good if any of the parents who are coming could also stay behind and move everything back again. Please let me know if you can help.
      There are a number of dates that you may wish to out in your diary:
      Saturday 15 August, 12.00 Noon. Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary at All Saints Margaret Street. High Mass & Procession around Oxford Street. The image that is being used is the one that we have in the Lady Chapel at the Annunciation and which we parade on our feast day. Are there are volunteers to help carry the image? It’s quite a weight and it would be good to have a number of people who can take it in turns.
      Saturday 17 October Westminster Abbey National Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Edward the Confessor http://westminster-abbey.org/worship/national-pilgrimage. There are all sorts of things happening that day with special events for children. Shall we get a group together?
      Saturday 12 December, 11.00am The Snowman at the Peacock Theatre http://www.peacocktheatre.com/whats-on/the-snowman/ Family tickets (4 people inc at least one child) £110. Would anyone like to make up a party and go?       Please get back to me if you are interested in any of the above three dates. Thank you.       Fr Stephen is celebrating and preaching at mass this Sunday. I look forward to being around Sunday School.       Yours in Christ       Fr Gerald 

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  • Saturday 11th July 2015
    print email Fr Gerald's Weekly Email

    First of all, many thanks to everyone who made my birthday weekend last Sunday so special. I was overwhelmed by the greetings and good wishes. I'm glad that you enjoyed the cupcakes. Some people were asking where they came from: M&S (online).


    Tomorrow is the Sixth Sunday after Trinity and the gospel tells of the end of the life of John the Baptist. At a time when grizzly tales of beheadings are back in the news it is salutary to be reminded that what we are witnessing is nothing new. But because murderous intent is so prevalent in the human story it is incumbent on all of us to seek to eradicate it in our own generation. Will our legacy to our children be a world of barbarity or a place ruled by beauty and truth? Its not a matter of finding the answer to that question but being the answer.


    At the back of the church tomorrow there will be a table with a number of lost property items that have been left behind in recent months. Please look to see if any of them are yours and take them away. Unclaimed items will go to the charity shop.


    The Sunday School musicians are doing a great job but in case we ever need to use recorded music Sherry Robbins asks if anyone has a reasonably loud CD player that they would like to donate to the Sunday School. If you do, please contact Sherry direct (sherry.robbins@publicis.co.uk). Thank you.


    This Thursday (16 July) some major electrical works are taking place at the church. The building may be without power for at least part of the day and it may not be open.


    Hampden Gurney's SATs results were announced this week. They were excellent. Congratulations to Year 6 and their teachers. The school was also a runner-up in the Outstanding Education Business Awards and received a commendation.


    Some schools have now finished their academic year so if you are already travelling I hope that you will have a glorious summer. Otherwise I look forward to seeing you tomorrow.


    Yours in Christ


    Fr Gerald




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  • Sunday 5th July 2015
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    I hope that you are all enjoying the glorious weather. Many people across the world look askance at us Brits wilting in 37 degrees. It can be a lot hotter elsewhere but it is unusually hot for here. And given climate change the spectacular summer may be the harbinger of something less welcome. If we consumed more thoughtfully we may pass on a world in better condition to the next generation. Tomorrow is the Fifth Sunday after Trinity. The ministry of Jesus is beginning in earnest. He is unwelcome in his hometown so he goes further and wider sending out his disciples in twos. Rejection in one place causes growth elsewhere. It was true for Jesus. It can be true for us. Its a cause for hope when things go pear-shaped. If you go down to Sunday School please remember to carry the very little ones. It speeds things up no end. Tomorrow the children's choir will be singing. That's always a treat. After mass I'm providing mini cupcakes all round to mark my 60th birthday on Monday. I've started celebrating by traveling for free on my bus pass. Old age? Couldn't be better! See you tomorrow. Yours in Christ Fr Gerald

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  • Sunday 5th July 2015
    print email Fr Gerald's Weekly Email

    I hope that you are all enjoying the glorious weather. Many people across the world look askance at us Brits wilting in 37 degrees. It can be a lot hotter elsewhere but it is unusually hot for here. And given climate change the spectacular summer may be the harbinger of something less welcome. If we consumed more thoughtfully we may pass on a world in better condition to the next generation. Tomorrow is the Fifth Sunday after Trinity. The ministry of Jesus is beginning in earnest. He is unwelcome in his hometown so he goes further and wider sending out his disciples in twos. Rejection in one place causes growth elsewhere. It was true for Jesus. It can be true for us. Its a cause for hope when things go pear-shaped. If you go down to Sunday School please remember to carry the very little ones. It speeds things up no end. Tomorrow the children's choir will be singing. That's always a treat. After mass I'm providing mini cupcakes all round to mark my 60th birthday on Monday. I've started celebrating by traveling for free on my bus pass. Old age? Couldn't be better! See you tomorrow. Yours in Christ Fr Gerald

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