Monday, 22 July 2019

IN THE PINK Magdalentide 2019


     Issue 496

St Mary Magdalene’s Day
We celebrate the Patronal Festival at St Mary Magdalene’s today, giving thanks for the life of St Mary Magdalene, the apostle to the apostles. There will be food afterwards.

Congratulations
To Lesley Chakravorty, who has graduated from the Paddington Christian Studies course. She was presented with her certificate at a service last week at St Matthew’s, Bayswater, by the Director of Ministry in the Diocese, Fr Neil Evans.

Knife Bin
Thanks to charitable support, a knife bin has been installed outside our Lady of Lourdes Church on the Harrow Road. Do let people know about it.

The Co Mooring
Do pick up a leaflet with details of events this month on the Harrow Road section of the Canal (under the Westway).

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 28th August, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our new book is written by Nelson Abbey, a member of St Peter’s (since childhood). It has just been published by Canongate, and is entitled “Think like a White Man”. It presents on the cover as being by “Dr Boule Whytelaw lll as told to Nels Abbey” but you can find it on Amazon under Nelson’s name. Even if you are not going to come to the book club, do buy the book.

Evening Prayer
Evening prayer is now said daily at 5.30pm at St Mary Mags (not just on Tuesday and Thursday). Do come in and join us in placing the cares of the day before God.

“The House of God”
The Music Society are putting on a celebration in words and music to mark the completion of our restoration and building works. Make sure it is in your diary. Thursday 12 September at 7.30pm.  

Grand Junction
This is the new name for the St Mary Mags project, which is run by PDT and the PCC together. Grand Junction activities are starting now that the building work is finished, though the café won’t be open until August. Do take a copy of the Grand Junction brochure.

Thanks
Fr Henry and Fiona would like to thank you all very much for your cards, presents and best wishes. Special thanks to those who came to the church.

Dates for the Diary

July

21st St Mary Magdalene’s Day
Combined Mass 11am SMM

23rd Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

25th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

27th Lunch Club

30th Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

August

1st Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

3rd Lunch Club

6th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

17th Mass 8.30am SMM
PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

20th 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


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Tuesday, 16 July 2019

IN THE PINK Trinity 4 2019


           Issue 495


St Mary Magdalene’s Day
We celebrate the Patronal Festival at St Mary Magdalene’s on the Sunday nearest to 22nd July, so that’s 21st July this year. Consequently, there is no service at St Peter’s next Sunday, and we join together for a combined service at 11am at St Mary Magdalene’s. There will be food afterwards, so please remember to bring something. St Peter's servers please come along in your robes.

Congratulations
To Lesley Chakravorty, who has graduated from the Paddington Christian Studies course. She was presented with her certificate at a service last week at St Matthew’s, Bayswater, by the Director of Ministry in the Diocese, Fr Neil Evans.

PCC Meetings
Both PCCs meet in July. Members should have the dates in their diaries. Sr Peter’s meets on Wednesday 17th at 7pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s House.

The Co Mooring
Do pick up a leaflet with details of events this month on the Harrow Road section of the Canal (under the Westway).

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 28th August, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our new book is written by Nelson Abbey, a member of St Peter’s (since childhood). It has just been published by Canongate, and is entitled “Think like a White Man”. It presents on the cover as being by “Dr Boule Whytelaw lll as told to Nels Abbey” but you can find it on Amazon under Nelson’s name. Even if you are not going to come to the book club, do buy the book.

Evening Prayer
Evening prayer is now said daily at 5.30pm at St Mary Mags (not just on Tuesday and Thursday). Do come in and join us in placing the cares of the day before God.

Grand Junction
This is the new name for the St Mary Mags project, which is run by PDT and the PCC together. Grand Junction activities are starting now that the building work is finished, though the café won’t be open for a few weeks yet. Do take a copy of the Grand Junction brochure.

Thanks
Fr Henry and Fiona would like to thank you all very much for your cards, presents and best wishes. Special thanks to those who came to the church.

Dates for the Diary

July

16th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Leavers Service 2.30pm SMM
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

17th Mass 8.30am SMM
PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

18th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

20th Lunch Club

21st St Mary Magdalene’s Day
Combined Mass 11am SMM

23rd Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

25th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

27th 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


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Monday, 24 June 2019

IN THE PINK Trinity 1 2019


       Issue 493

St Peter’s Day
We celebrate the Patronal Festival at St Peter’s on the Sunday nearest to 29th June, so that’s 30th June this year. Consequently, there is no Mass at St Mary Mags next Sunday, and we join together for a combined service at 11am at St Peter’s. Fr Frank will be our preacher. There will be food afterwards, so please remember to bring something.

St Peter’s School 150th
St Peter’s School are celebrating their 150th anniversary this month. The celebration is at 2.30pm on Thursday 27th with Canon Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Speaker’s Chaplain. All friends, past pupils and past parents will be very welcome.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 28th August, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our new book is written by Nelson Abbey, a member of St Peter’s (since childhood). It has just been published by Canongate, and is entitled “Think like a White Man”. It presents on the cover as being by “Dr Boule Whytelaw lll as told to Nels Abbey” but you can find it on Amazon under Nelson’s name. Even if you are not going to come to the book club, do buy the book.

Today
We welcome as our celebrant Fr Bill Jacob, the former Archdeacon of Charing Cross.

Art and Poetry Competition
Westminster Faith Exchange have extended their usual children’s art competition, so it is now for both art and poetry. This year’s theme is “Looking after our Planet”. Entries close on Wednesday 3rd July, so get working! Enter on

Grand Junction
This is the new name for the St Mary Mags project, which is run by PDT and the PCC together. Grand Junction activities are starting now that the building work is finished, though the café won’t be open for a few weeks yet. Do take a copy of the Grand Junction brochure.

Thanks
Fr Henry and Fiona would like to thank you all very much for your cards, presents and best wishes. Special thanks to those who came to the church. We shall be back for St Peter’s day.

Dates for the Diary

June

25th Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

27th Tea and Toast
St Peter’s School 150th
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

29th Lunch Club

30th St Peter’s day Combined Service 11am St Peter’s

July

1st School Mass 9.10am SMM
School Service 2.30pm St Peter’s

2nd Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
School Mass 2.45pm SMM
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

3rd Mass 8.30am SMM

4th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

6th Lunch Club

9th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

10th Mass 8.30am SMM
PCC Meeting 7pm SMM

11th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

12th St Peter’s School Fete, 3- 5.30pm

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 7336

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

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


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Sunday, 9 June 2019

IN THE PINK Pentecost 2019


            Issue 491

Celebration at St Mary Magdalene’s
We shall be celebrating the completion of the building work at St Mary Magdalene’s with a Solemn Mass at 6.30pm on Thursday 13th June. James is organising great music for us. We shall have choirs from Sussex House and Caldicott Schools, thanks to Nicholas Kay and James. The Bishop of Fulham will preside and preach. There will be drinks and refreshments afterwards, and of course the opportunity to see what has been done. Do come and bring your friends

Weekday Mass at St Mary Mag’s
We are re-starting the Wednesday morning Mass at St Mary Magdalene’s. This will now be at 8.30, and will start on 12th June.

Westbourne Festival
Make sure you have Westbourne Festival in your diaries. On the Canalside, behind SMM, on Sunday 16th June, 1-5pm.

Book Club
The book club meets next on Wednesday 19th June, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. We are reading “Silas Marner” by George Eliot.

Fr Henry’s Wedding
Fr Henry and Fiona are getting married at All Souls’ Church Langham Place. This is the northern continuation of Regent Street, above Oxford Circus. It is a 3 minute walk from Oxford Circus tube station, next to the BBC. The service will be at 3pm on Saturday 22nd June, and you are, of course, all very welcome. Wedding services are public occasions. All Souls’ is a big church, so there will plenty of room. Do come!

St Peter’s Day
We celebrate the Patronal Festival at St Peter’s on the Sunday nearest to 29th June, so that’s 30th June this year. Consequently, there is no Mass at St Mary Mags that day, and we join together for a combined service at 11am at St Peter’s. There will be food afterwards.

St Peter’s School 150th
St Peter’s School are celebrating their 150th anniversary this month. The celebration is at 2.30pm on Thursday 27th with Canon Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Speaker’s Chaplain. All friends, past pupils and past parents will be very welcome.

Grand Junction
This is the new name for the St Mary Mags project, which is run by PDT and the PCC together. Grand Junction activities are starting now that the building work is finished, though the café won’t be open for a few weeks yet. Do take a copy of the Grand Junction brochure.

Dates for the Diary

June

11th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

12th Mass 8.30am SMM

13th Tea and Toast
Solemn Mass 6.30pm SMM

18th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

19th Mass 8.30am SMM
Book Club 7.30pm St Peter’s

20th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

22nd Fr Henry’s wedding 3pm All Souls, Langham Place

25th Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

27th Tea and Toast
St Peter’s School 150th
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

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 7336

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

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


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Sunday, 26 May 2019

IN THE PINK Easter 6 2019


        Issue 489
Women’s Group
Very many thanks to all the members of the Women’s Group for the excellent Quiz Night at St Peter’s. Especial thanks to Josephine and Eno, who worked particularly hard. The evening raised £220 for St Peter’s which was a brilliant result. Thanks as well to everyone who came along and took part in the evening. The next Women’s Group meeting is on Friday 31st at Indra’s flat.

Celebration at St Mary Magdalene’s
We shall be celebrating the completion of the building work at St Mary Magdalene’s with a Solemn Mass at 6.30pm on Thursday 13th June. James is organising great music for us. We shall have choirs from Sussex House and Caldicott Schools, thanks to Nicholas Kay and James. The Bishop of Fulham will preside and preach. There will be drinks and refreshments afterwards, and of course the opportunity to see what has been done.

Weekday Mass at St Mary Mag’s
We are re-starting the Wednesday morning Mass at St Mary Magdalene’s. This will now be at 8.30, and will start on 12th June.

PCC Meetings
Both PCC meet in May, as usual. St Peter’s meets in the Meeting Room at 7pm on Wednesday 29th (NB change of date).

Thy Kingdom Come
We will be filling up the time between Ascension and Pentecost (31st May – 8th June) with and Octave of prayer for the Church and its growth, and our own spiritual growth. There will be materials provided, for this initiative of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Book Club
The book club meets next on Wednesday 19th June, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. We are reading “Silas Marner” by George Eliot.

Prayer Lists
A reminder that we are happy to pray for anyone you ask us to on the sick list; but please help us keep the list up to date. Do let Fr Henry know if there are any names that should no longer be there.

Today
At St Peter’s we shall be baptizing little Royal.

Westbourne Festival
Make sure you have Westbourne Festival in your diaries. On the Canalside, behind SMM, on Sunday 16th June, 1-5pm.

Dates for the Diary

May

28th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

29th PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

30th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

31st Octave of Prayer starts.

June

1st Lunch Club

4th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

6th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

8th Lunch Club

11th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

12th Mass 8.30am SMM

13th Tea and Toast
Solemn Mass 6.30pm SMM

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 7336

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

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


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Sunday, 12 May 2019

IN THE PINK Easter 4 2019


                                         Issue 487





Christian Aid Week
As usual, we are collecting in church for Christian Aid Week, which begins today.  If you forgot to bring money today, we shall still be collecting next Sunday.

Support our big Brekkie
For Christian Aid Week, Tea and toast at St Peter’s on Thursday will be a bit special; this week it will run from 11 to 12:30. Do drop in for breakfast, if you can, or just a cup of coffee and if you can’t, then give Jacqui something towards it. Jacqui will also need help setting up and closing down. There’s no Lunch Club this week , but you could join the Lunch Club next Saturday at 12.30, and pay for that for Christian Aid as well.

Quiz Night
The Women’s Social Group have organised a quiz Night in the Hall on Friday 17th May at 6.30 pm. There will be a meal, with vegetarian options, and tickets are available now from Josephine and other members of the Women’s Group. Adults £5, Children £2.50, Family £10.

PCC Meetings
Both PCC meet in May, as usual. St Peter’s meets in the Meeting Room at 7pm on Wednesday 29th (NB change of date). St Mary Mags meets at the church at 7pm on Thursday 23rd May.

Thy Kingdom Come
We will be filling up the time between Ascension and Pentecost with prayer for the Church and its growth, and our own spiritual growth. There will be materials provided in the next few weeks, for this initiative of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Book Club
The book club meets next on Wednesday 19th June, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. We are reading “Silas Marner” by George Eliot.

Prayer Lists
A reminder that we are happy to pray for anyone you ask us to on the sick list; but please help us keep the lists up to date. Do let Fr Henry know if there are any names that should no longer be there.

Today
We welcome as celebrant and preacher, Fr Ellis Blackmore, an old friend of these parishes, who lives in Maida Vale.

Dates for the Diary

May

12th Christian Aid week to 18th

14th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

16th Tea and Toast Big Brekkie
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

17th Women’s Group Quiz 6.30pm St Peter’s

21st Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

23rd Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM
PCC Meeting SMM 7pm

25th Lunch Club

28th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

29th PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

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 7336

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

SUNDAY SERVICES
9.30 St.Mary Magdalene
11.00 St.Peter


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