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Bishop’s Lent appeal

2022 Lent and Easter Appeal for Aid to Ukraine Usually, I write to you several weeks before the start of Lent to introduce my Lent appeal.  This Lent, however, we find ourselves in exceptional and grave circumstances with war in Ukraine. Working with our partners USPG, we have therefore taken some time to set up a special appeal fund for the crisis in Ukraine.  Our fund will be managed by USPG.  The fund will be…

Tuesday 1st March: Prayers across Europe for Peace

 Attack on Ukraine ‘an act of great evil’ – statement from Archbishops of Canterbury and York | The Church of England Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,  The situation in Ukraine is very deeply troubling. President Putin is leading a completely unjustified and aggressive war against Ukraine, a war which many ordinary Russians deeply deplore. Leaders from many Christian churches, including the Ukrainian Orthodox (Russian Patriarchate) Church have condemned the invasion of Ukraine. Our hearts…

Covid measures to be relaxed

From coming Sunday 27 February, we are relaxing most of our Covid measures: No seat booking required anymore, everybody is welcome  No face masks required but feel free to use one for your own protection  No social distancing (1,5 m) required and there will be no limitations as to the number of people at the alter rail   Communion is in two kinds. However, please note that no one should feel pressured or obliged to receive the…

Prayer and Praise in February

This Sunday at 5.00 pm our February service of Evening Prayer and Praise takes place. Prayer and Praise is a contemporary service with contemporary music. We follow the student’s Bible readings; they are currently reading Acts 4 and 5.  There will be a talk by our Locum Priest Paul Farthing and the band will lead us in worship. Come and join us! You can book a place here. Prayer and Praise 5.00 pm Sunday 20 February

Midweek Holy Communion and Saturday Morning Prayer during February

Morning Prayer will be held at 9.00 am on the following Saturdays in February: 12, 19 and 26 February . A said Holy communion service will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7.00 pm starting February 9 and continuing February 16 and 23.  You are very welcome to join in. There is no need to book a seat for these services, as they will not be busy. Do use a facemark when moving around the church…

Attending services in person

From this Sunday, 30 January, you can once again attend our services in person. In order to do so, you need to book a seat. Click the red banner in the top right-hand corner of our homepage for our bookings page. You will need to make an account, if you do not already have one, so that you are able to cancel if that becomes necessary. The booking page for this Sunday’s Solemn Choral Communion…

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

This year the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held 16-22 January. ‘We Saw His Star in the East’. The story of the Magi visiting the Holy Family in Bethlehem is one very familiar to us. The Magi have sometimes been seen as a symbol of the world’s diversity – different religions and cultures – that comes to pay homage to the Christ-child. The story might therefore represent the unity of all created…

Mieps Fontein 1931- 2021 RIP

Mieps passed away peacefully during the last days of last year. She will be familiar to many people who attended Holy Trinity over the last decades. Always in church on Sundays when she could be. She also participated in the Music and Flower Festival when that was still held, playing the piano. A lady of many talents. Mieps will be cremated tomorrow 6 January at a private ceremony. May she rest in peace and rise…