Sunday, 16 February 2020

IN THE PINK 2nd before Lent 2020


      Issue 523
Women’s Social Group
The next meeting of the Women’s Social Group will be at 7pm on Wednesday 19th February, in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s.

Palm Crosses
Please bring your old palm crosses to church to be burnt before Ash Wednesday.

Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent, is 26th February. There will be a school service at St Mary Mags in the afternoon, and the Parish Mass with Imposition of Ashes will be at St Mary Mags at 8 pm.

Women’s World Day of Prayer
Friday 6th March at St Luke’s, Fernhead Road. Services at 11pm and 8pm. Bring and share food. If you would like to help with the service please come to a preparation session on Saturday 29th February at 11am, also at St Luke’s.

Lenten Quiet Day
We are organising an ecumenical Lent Quiet Day. This will be on Saturday 14th March from 10.45 to 2pm. The conductor will be Fr Neil Bunker. It will be held at Christchurch, Brondesbury, on Willesden Lane. No charge but a contribution of £3 per head would be welcome.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 22nd April, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

Cathedral Programme
The St Paul’s Cathedral spring events programme is now in church. Do take a copy. The next event is a prayer workshop on Saturday 22nd February 2-4.30pm, with Dr Gemma Simmonds, called “the Way of Ignatius; A Journey of Prayer”. It costs £15 and can be booked via the adult learning area of the St Paul’s website.

Grand Junction Programme
Do take a copy of this quarter’s Grand Junction programme of events and activities.

“Congregation” Exhibition
The Architecture Foundation are staging an exhibition of new sacred architecture in the Undercroft of St Mary Mags. Free. Open daily from 22nd February to 7th March.

Volunteers at Grand Junction
Grand Junction has lots of opportunities for volunteers. Do look at the website, or contact Sara: volunteering@grandjunction.org.uk
They are especially keen to recruit people to welcome people to the building.

Help the Organ
The organ at St Peter’s needs your help, having suffered damage from liquid entering some pipes. We need to spend £1150 on getting the work done. Please give your donations to Fr Henry or Richard.

Dates for the Diary

February

18th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

19th Mass 8.30am SMM
Women’s Social Group 7pm

20th Tea and Toast

22nd Lunch Club

25th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

26th ASH WEDNESDAY
School Service 2pm SMM
Parish Mass 8pm SMM

27th Tea and Toast

29th Lunch Club

Vicar:
Fr Henry Everett
The Vicarage,
Rowington Close W2 5TF.
Tel 7289 1818

Honorary Curate:
Fr. Frank Ward
Tel 8575 5515.

Organist
James Paget

Parish Office:
St. Peter’s House.
7289 2011.

Churchwardens
St. Peter’s

Jacqui Haynes
07377513174
Judith Silk
07825147006

St. Mary Magdalene’s

Lesley Chakravorty
07772677336
Virginia Ashton
020 7229 2577

Safeguarding Officers
Lorraine Singh (St.Peter’s)
Nicky Chakravorty (SMM)

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


Father Henry Everett’s blog


Sunday, 9 February 2020

IN THE PINK 3rd before Lent 2020

     Issue 522
Concert for the Avenues
St Mary Mags is hosting a fundraising concert for the Avenues Youth Club this afternoon at 3.30pm, starring performers from the hit musical “Hamilton”, Guildhall, School of Music and Drama, and young people from the Avenues Youth Project. A fun and magical afternoon celebrating youth and showcasing talent, including songs from the musicals and classical performances. Tickets are £30, booking
Children can come for free.  If you are interested in coming have a word with Fr Henry or Virginia Ashton.

Freud in Paddington
Thursday 13th February at 7.30pm at St Mary Mags, Bill Feaver, Lucian Freud’s friend and biographer, will be talking about Freud’s 30 years working in Paddington. Tickets are £12 (concessions £4). Book via the Grand Junction website.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 12th February, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “Just William” by Richmal Crompton. After some rather harrowing novels, we thought something lighter would be appropriate to the season.

Women’s Social Group
The next meeting of the Women’s Social Group will be at 7pm on Wednesday 19th February, in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s.

Cathedral Programme
The St Paul’s Cathedral spring events programme is now in church. Do take a copy. The next event is a prayer workshop on Saturday 22nd February 2-4.30pm, with Dr Gemma Simmonds, called “the Way of Ignatius; A Journey of Prayer”. It costs £15 and can be booked via the adult learning area of the St Paul’s website.

Grand Junction Programme
Do take a copy of this quarter’s Grand Junction programme of events and activities.

Volunteers at Grand Junction
Grand Junction has lots of opportunities for volunteers. Do look at the website, or contact Sara: volunteering@grandjunction.org.uk
They are especially keen to recruit people to welcome people to the building.

Help the Organ
The organ at St Peter’s needs your help, having suffered damage from liquid entering some pipes. We need to spend £1150 on getting the work done. Please give your donations to Fr Henry or Richard.

Palm Crosses
Please bring your old palm crosses to church to be burnt before Ash Wednesday.

Dates for the Diary

February

9th Fundraising Concert 3.30pm SMM

10th School Mass 9.10 SMM

11th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

12th Mass 8.30am SMM
Book Club 7.30pm St Peter’s

13th Tea and Toast
Freud in Paddington 7.30pm SMM

15th Lunch Club

18th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

19th Mass 8.30am SMM
Women’s Social Group 7pm

20th Tea and Toast

22nd Lunch Club

Vicar:
Fr Henry Everett
The Vicarage,
Rowington Close W2 5TF.
Tel 7289 1818

Honorary Curate:
Fr. Frank Ward
Tel 8575 5515.

Organist
James Paget

Parish Office:
St. Peter’s House.
7289 2011.

Churchwardens
St. Peter’s

Jacqui Haynes
07377513174
Judith Silk
07825147006

St. Mary Magdalene’s

Lesley Chakravorty
07772677336
Virginia Ashton
020 7229 2577

Safeguarding Officers
Lorraine Singh (St.Peter’s)
Nicky Chakravorty (SMM)

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


Father Henry Everett’s blog

Sunday, 2 February 2020

IN THE PINK Candlemass 2020


     Issue 521
Visit from the Bishop of London
Today we welcome the Bishop of London, Dame Sarah Mullaly, will be preaching at a special service of Evensong and Benediction at St Mary Magdalene’s this evening. The service is to celebrate the completion of the building works, and the partnership with PDT. This will be at 7pm this evening with refreshments afterwards. Paddington Deanery have been invited along with our friends and colleagues from PDT. Do come along and meet the bishop on her first visit to the Benefice.

Freud in Paddington
Thursday 13th February at 7.30pm at St Mary Mags, Bill Feaver, Lucian Freud’s friend and biographer, will be talking about Freud’s 30 years working in Paddington. Tickets are £12 (concessions £4). Book via the Grand Junction website.

Concert for the Avenues
St Mary Mags is hosting a fundraising concert for the Avenues Youth Club on Sunday 9th February at 3.30pm, starring performers from the Guildhall, School of Music and Drama, and young people from the Avenues Youth Project. A fun and magical afternoon celebrating youth and showcasing talent, including songs from the musicals and classical performances. Tickets are £30, booking
Children can come for free.  

Grand Junction Programme
Do take a copy of this quarter’s Grand Junction programme of events and activities.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 12th February, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “Just William” by Richmal Crompton. After some rather harrowing novels, we thought something lighter would be appropriate to the season.

Volunteers at Grand Junction
Grand Junction has lots of opportunities for volunteers. Do look at the website, or contact Sara: volunteering@grandjunction.org.uk
They are especially keen to recruit people to welcome people to the building.

Help the Organ
The organ at St Peter’s needs your help, having suffered damage from liquid entering some pipes. We need to spend £1150 on getting the work done. Please give your donations to Fr Henry or Richard.

Cathedral Programme
The St Paul’s Cathedral spring events programme is now in church. Do take a copy.

Women’s Social Group
The next meeting of the Women’s Social Group will be at 7pm on Wednesday 19th February, in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s.   

Dates for the Diary

February

2nd Special Evensong with Bishop of London 7pm SMM

3rd School Mass 9.10 SMM

4th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

5th Mass 8.30am SMM

6th Tea and Toast

8th Lunch Club

9th Fundraising Concert 3.30pm SMM

10th School Mass 9.10 SMM

11th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

12th Mass 8.30am SMM
Book Club 7.30pm St Peter’s

13th Tea and Toast
Freud in Paddington 7.30pm SMM

15th Lunch Club
Vicar:
Fr Henry Everett
The Vicarage,
Rowington Close W2 5TF.
Tel 7289 1818
Email: frhenry@yahoo.co.uk

Honorary Curate:
Fr. Frank Ward
Tel 8575 5515.

Organist
James Paget
musicsmm@yahoo.com

Parish Office:
St. Peter’s House.
7289 2011.
stpeters_office@yahoo.co.uk

Churchwardens
St. Peter’s

Jacqui Haynes
07377513174
Judith Silk
07825147006

St. Mary Magdalene’s

Lesley Chakravorty
07772677336
Virginia Ashton
020 7229 2577

Safeguarding Officers
Lorraine Singh (St.Peter’s)
Nicky Chakravorty (SMM)

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


Father Henry Everett’s blog
http://frhenryeverett.blogspot.co.uk/


Sunday, 19 January 2020

IN THE PINK Epiphany 2 2020


                      Issue 519
Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The week runs from 18th to 25th January, and so the annual service is today, Sunday 19th. Our local service will be at 6.30pm at Our Lady of Lourdes and St Vincent de Paul in the Harrow Road. Do come along to the service if you can. In your prayers please pray for the unity of Christians. In our daily prayers we shall be remembering local congregations:
Today: Morning Star Church (who use SMM)
Monday: Westbourne Park Baptist Church
Tuesday: Our Lady of Lourdes and Our Lady of Sorrows RC churches
Wednesday: Fernhead Road Methodist Church
Thursday: Igreja Maida Vale (who use St Peter’s)
Friday: Anointed Church (who use St Peter’s)

Westbourne Global Food Festival
Saturday 25th January 2-5pm at Westbourne Park Baptist Church. Food from many different local outlets, including Sindian Grill House, Little Venice Fish Bar, Dhaba@49, Tsiakkos, Patience Corner, Papa John’s Pizza, W2 Roti Shop. Enjoy free live performances.

Visiting Preacher
Fr Paul Thomas, the Area Dean of Paddington, who is the rector of St James, Sussex Gardens (the parish church of Paddington) will be our preacher on Sunday 26th at both services.

Visit from the Bishop of London
The Bishop of London, Dame Sarah Mullaly, will be preaching at a special service of Evensong and Benediction at St Mary Magdalene’s to celebrate the completion of the building works, and the partnership with PDT. This will be at 7pm on Sunday 2nd February with refreshments after. The Deanery have been invited.

PCC Meeting
St Peter’s PCC meets on Wednesday 22nd January at 7pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 12th February, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “Just William” by Richmal Crompton. After some rather harrowing novels, we thought something lighter would be appropriate to the season.

Volunteers at Grand Junction
Grand Junction has lots of opportunities for volunteers. Do look at the website, or contact Sara: volunteering@grandjunction.org.uk
They are especially keen to recruit people to welcome people to the building, and people to learn to become guides to the church.

Freud in Paddington
Thursday 13th February at 7.30pm at St Mary Mags, Bill Feaver, Lucian Freud’s friend and biographer, will be talking about Freud’s 30 years working in Paddington.   

Dates for the Diary

January

19th Unity Service at our Lady of Lourdes 6.30pm

21st Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

22nd Mass 8.30am SMM
PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

23rd Tea and Toast

25th Lunch Club
Westbourne Global Food Festival
1-4pm, Baptist Church.

28th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

29th Mass 8.30am SMM

30th Tea and Toast

February

1st Lunch Club

2nd Special Evensong with Bishop of London

Vicar:
Fr Henry Everett
The Vicarage,
Rowington Close W2 5TF.
Tel 7289 1818
Email: frhenry@yahoo.co.uk

Honorary Curate:
Fr. Frank Ward
Tel 8575 5515.

Organist
James Paget
musicsmm@yahoo.com

Parish Office:
St. Peter’s House.
7289 2011.
stpeters_office@yahoo.co.uk

Churchwardens
St. Peter’s

Jacqui Haynes
07377513174
Judith Silk
07825147006

St. Mary Magdalene’s

Lesley Chakravorty
07772677336
Virginia Ashton
020 7229 2577

Safeguarding Officers
Lorraine Singh (St.Peter’s)
Nicky Chakravorty (SMM)

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


Father Henry Everett’s blog
http://frhenryeverett.blogspot.co.uk/


Wednesday, 8 January 2020

IN THE PINK Epiphany 2020


              Issue 518
Visit from Fr Reji
Fr Reji Raj-Singh, who was our assistant priest before he retired to Dorset, will be celebrant and preacher on Sunday 12th January, while Fr Henry is on pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Thanks
Thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make our Christmas services possible.   

January PCC Meetings
Both parochial church council meetings meet in January. St Mary Magdalene’s PCC meets on Thursday 16th at 7pm in the Education Studio. St Peter’s PCC meets on Wednesday 22nd January at 7pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 12th February, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “Just William” by Richmal Crompton. After some rather harrowing novels, we thought something lighter would be appropriate to the season.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The week runs from 18th to 25th January, and so the annual service is on the Sunday in that week, Sunday 19th. Our local service will be at Our Lady of Lourdes and St Vincent de Paul in the Harrow Road.

Visit from the Bishop of London
The Bishop of London, Dame Sarah Mullaly, will be preaching at a special service of Evensong and Benediction at St Mary Magdalene’s to celebrate the completion of the building works, and the partnership with PDT. This will be at 7pm on Sunday 2nd February. Please put the date in your diaries and make sure you are there.

Westbourne Global Food Festival
Saturday 25th January 2-5pm at Westbourne Park Baptist Church. Food from many different local outlets, reflecting our many cultures in the neighbourhood.

Volunteers at Grand Junction
Grand Junction has lots of opportunities for volunteers. Do look at the website, or contact Sara: volunteering@grandjunction.org.uk
They are especially keen to recruit people to welcome people to the building, and people to learn to become guides to the church.

Freud in Paddington
Thursday 13th February at 7.30pm at St Mary Mags, Bill Feaver, Lucian Freud’s friend and biographer, will be talking about Freud’s 30 years working in Paddington.   

Dates for the Diary

January

5th Combined Mass for Epiphany 11am SMM

7th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

9th Tea and Toast

11th Lunch Club

16th Tea and Toast
PCC Meeting 7pm SMM

18th Week of Prayer for Christian Unity starts.
Lunch Club

19th Unity Service at our Lady of Lourdes 6.30pm

21st Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

22nd Mass 8.30am SMM
PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

23rd Tea and Toast

25th Lunch Club
Westbourne Global Food Festival
2-5pm, Baptist Church.

Vicar:
Fr Henry Everett
The Vicarage,
Rowington Close W2 5TF.
Tel 7289 1818

Honorary Curate:
Fr. Frank Ward
Tel 8575 5515.

Organist
James Paget

Parish Office:
St. Peter’s House.
7289 2011.

Churchwardens
St. Peter’s

Jacqui Haynes
07377513174
Judith Silk
07825147006

St. Mary Magdalene’s

Lesley Chakravorty
07772677336
Virginia Ashton
020 7229 2577

Safeguarding Officers
Lorraine Singh (St.Peter’s)
Nicky Chakravorty (SMM)

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


Father Henry Everett’s blog


Sunday, 29 December 2019

IN THE PINK Christmastide 2019


      Issue 517
Epiphany Combined Service
As usual we will be celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany together at St Mary Magdalene’s, at 11am. This is NEXT SUNDAY 5th January. The special feature of the service is our procession to the crib with the Epiphany gifts, remembering the journey of the Magi.

Happy Christmas
Fr Henry and Fiona want to wish you all a very happy Christmas. Thanks very much for all the cards and presents.  

January PCC Meetings
Both parochial church council meetings meet in January. St Mary Magdalene’s PCC meets on Thursday 16th at 7pm in the Education Studio. St Peter’s PCC meets on Wednesday 22nd January at 7pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 12th February, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “Just William” by Richmal Crompton. After some rather harrowing novels, we thought something lighter would be appropriate to the season.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
The week runs from 18th to 25th January, and so the annual service is on the Sunday in that week, Sunday 19th. Our local service will be at Our Lady of Lourdes and St Vincent de Paul in the Harrow Road.

Visit from Fr Reji
Fr Reji Raj-Singh, who was our assistant priest before he retired to Dorset, will be celebrant and preacher on Sunday 12th January, while Fr Henry is on pilgrimage in the Holy Land.  

Visit from the Bishop of London
The Bishop of London, Dame Sarah Mullaly, will be preaching at a special service of Evensong and Benediction at St Mary Magdalene’s to celebrate the completion of the building works, and the partnership with PDT. This will be at 7pm on Sunday 2nd February. Please put the date in your diaries and make sure you are there.

Volunteering at Grand Junction
Grand Junction has lots of opportunities for volunteers. Do look at the website, or contact Sara: volunteering@grandjunction.org.uk
They are especially keen to recruit people to welcome people to the building, and people to learn to become guides to the church.

Dates for the Diary

December

29th Combined Eucharist 11am St Peter’s

31st Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

January

5th Combined Mass for Epiphany 11am SMM

7th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

9th Tea and Toast

11th Lunch Club

16th Tea and Toast
PCC Meeting 7pm SMM

18th Week of Prayer for Christian Unity starts.
Lunch Club

19th Unity Service at our Lady of Lourdes 6.30pm

21st Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

22nd Mass 8.30am SMM
PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

23rd Tea and Toast

Vicar:
Fr Henry Everett
The Vicarage,
Rowington Close W2 5TF.
Tel 7289 1818

Honorary Curate:
Fr. Frank Ward
Tel 8575 5515.

Organist
James Paget

Parish Office:
St. Peter’s House.
7289 2011.

Churchwardens
St. Peter’s

Jacqui Haynes
07377513174
Judith Silk
07825147006

St. Mary Magdalene’s

Lesley Chakravorty
07772677336
Virginia Ashton
020 7229 2577

Safeguarding Officers
Lorraine Singh (St.Peter’s)
Nicky Chakravorty (SMM)

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


Father Henry Everett’s blog