Tuesday, 15 October 2019

IN THE PINK Harvest 2019


         Issue 506
Westminster Abbey Pilgrimage
Join us on Saturday 19th October for the national pilgrimage to the shrine of St Edward the Confessor in Westminster Abbey. This year the Archbishop of Canterbury is the preacher at the 11.30 sung Eucharist. We shall be walking as proper pilgrims! We shall gather outside the Vicarage at St Mary Mags and leave at 9.30 sharp. Bring a picnic to eat in the Cloisters after the Eucharist. Please speak to Fr Henry if you are coming.

St Mary Magdalene’s Dedication Festival
We give God thanks for our church building and everything that goes on there, at a combined service at 11am next Sunday 20th October, with lunch after. Please sign up with Lesley or Pauline for what food you will bring. No service at St Peter’s that day.

Maida Hill Forum
AGM of Maida Hill Neighbourhood Forum, and public meeting. Monday 14th October 6.30pm- 9pm at new WECH Community Centre.

Abbey Lecture
Monday 21st October 6.30pm, the Dean of Westminster, the very Revd Dr John Hall. “Faith at the Heart of the Nation? Reflections on the Future of Church and State” in Westminster Abbey nave. Free.

Harvest Thanksgiving
We are giving thanks for the gifts of God in creation in both churches today. Please bring gifts for the North Paddington Food bank. If you forgot to bring your stuff today, you can still bring it next Sunday, to SMM, or the following Sunday.

St Martin-in-the-Fields
The programme for the Autumn lectures at St Martin-in-the-Fields is now available at the back of church. The theme is “The Quality of Mercy” and the next lecture, on Tuesday 15th October is “The Quality of Mercy in Music” with the very Revd Lucy Winkett, Bob Chilcott, composer, and St Martin’s Voices.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 4th December, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “Beloved” by Toni Morrison (Nobel prizewinner, who died recently).

Foodbank AGM
Thursday 24th October, 6pm to 7.30pm at the new WECH Community Centre.

Women’s Social Group
Next meeting Wednesday 30th October 7pm in the Meeting Room.

Dates for the Diary

October

13th Harvest Thanksgiving

14th School Harvest Service at St Peter’s 2.30pm.

16th Mass 8.30am SMM
SMM School Harvest Mass 2.45pm

17th Tea and Toast

19th Westminster Abbey Pilgrimage, 9.30 from the Vicarage
Lunch Club

20th Dedication Festival at SMM 11am

22nd Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

23rd Mass 8.30am SMM

24th Tea and Toast

29th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

30th Mass 8.30am SMM
Women’s Group 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
musicsmm@yahoo.com

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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Sunday, 29 September 2019

IN THE PINK Michaelmas 2019


                       Issue 504

St Peter’s Dedication Festival
We give God thanks for our church building and everything that goes on there, at a combined service at 11am next Sunday 6th October, with lunch after. No mass at SMM that day.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 9th October, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “High Rise” by J.G. Ballard.

Grand Junction Opening
The grand opening of the new building will be on Saturday 12th October 2 – 5 pm. Make sure you have it in your diary. The Lord Mayor of Westminster will be opening the building.
The AllSing Harrow Road Community Choir will be performing, and there will be lots of other entertainment. Pick up the new brochure now.

St Martin-in-the-Fields
The programme for the Autumn lectures at St Martin-in-the-Fields is now available at the back of church. The theme is “The Quality of Mercy” and the next lecture, Monday 7th September is “The Quality of Mercy in Story” with Michael Morpurgo, the author of “War Horse”.

Westminster Abbey Pilgrimage
Join us on Saturday 19th October for the national pilgrimage to the shrine of St Edward the Confessor in Westminster Abbey. This year the Archbishop of Canterbury is the preacher at the 11.30 sung Eucharist. We shall be walking as proper pilgrims! We shall gather outside the Vicarage at St Mary Mags and leave at 9.30 sharp. Bring a picnic to eat in the Cloisters after the Eucharist.

Harvest Thanksgiving
We shall be giving thanks for the gifts of God in creation in both churches on Sunday 13th October (which will be our next Family Service at St Peter’s). Please bring gifts for the North Paddington Food bank.

St Paul’s Cathedral
The new booklet of events for the winter season is at the back of the church. On Thursday 3rd October, Bishop Michael Curry will be speaking on “Where Love is the Way; the Jesus Movement Now”. 6.30pm, free.

Maida Hill Forum
AGM of Maida Hill Neighbourhood Forum, and public meeting. Monday 14th October 6.30pm- 9pm at new WECH Community Centre.

Dates for the Diary

October

1st Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

2nd Mass 8.30am SMM

3rd Tea and Toast

5th Lunch Club

6th Dedication Festival at St Peter’s 11am

8th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

9th Mass 8.30am SMM
Book Club 7.30pm St Peter’s

10th Tea and Toast

12th Lunch Club
Grand Junction Opening

13th Harvest Thanksgiving

16th Mass 8.30am SMM
SMM School Harvest Mass 2.45pm

17th Tea and Toast

19th Westminster Abbey Pilgrimage
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, 17 September 2019

IN THE PINK Trinity 13 2019


           Issue 502

London Open House
SMM will be open for London Open House on Saturday 21st, and we need volunteers to help. Please see Fr. Henry. Fr Henry will be leading tours at 12, 1.30pm and 3 pm, and Biba Dow, the architect, will be leading tours at 12.30 and 2pm. Please sign up for the tours by emailing info@grandjunction.org.uk

PCC Meeting
St Mary Magdalene’s PCC meeting is on Thursday 19th September at 7pm in the Learning Studio.  

The John Martyn Project in Concert
A Grand Junction event at SMM, on Wednesday 18th at 7.30pm, bar open from 6.30. Tickets on the door £17. Jazz-folk.

St Martin-in-the-Fields
The programme for the Autumn lectures at St Martin-in-the-Fields is now available at the back of church. The theme is “The Quality of Mercy” and the next lecture, Monday 30th September is “The Quality of Mercy in Social Justice” with Bishop James Jones.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 9th October, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our book is “High Rise” by J.G. Ballard.

Grand Junction Opening
The grand opening of the new building will be on Saturday 12th October 2 – 5 pm. Make sure you have it in your diary. The AllSing Harrow Road community Choir will be performing, and there will be lots of other entertainment. Pick up the new brochure now.

Westminster Abbey Pilgrimage
Join us on Saturday 19th October for the national pilgrimage to the shrine of St Edward the Confessor in Westminster Abbey. We shall be walking as proper pilgrims!

St Paul’s Cathedral
The new booklet of events for the winter season is at the back of the church. On Thursday 3rd October, Bishop Michael Curry will be speaking on “Where Love is the Way; the Jesus Movement Now”. 6.30pm, free.

St Peter’s Dedication Festival
We give God thanks for our church building and everything that goes on there, at a combined service at 11am on Sunday 6th October, with lunch after. No mass at SMM that day.

Dates for the Diary

September

17th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

18th Mass 8.30am SMM

19th Tea and Toast

21st Lunch Club
London Open House

24th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

25th Mass 8.30am SMM
Women’s Social Group 7pm St Peter’s

26th Tea and Toast

28th Lunch Club

October

1st Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

2nd Mass 8.30am SMM

3rd Tea and Toast

5th 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, 1 September 2019

IN THE PINK Back to School 2019


        Issue 500

PCC Meetings
The archdeacon is coming to meet St Mary Magdalene’s PCC on Tuesday 3rd September at 7.30pm in the Education Studio at Grand Junction. St Peter’s PCC meets on Wednesday 11th at 7pm in the Meeting Room. The normal SMM PCC is at 7pm on Thursday 19th.  

“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. Pick up a free ticket in church. Thursday 12th September at 7.30pm. James will be playing the organ and Fr Henry and Nicholas Kaye will be reading.

St Martin-in-the-Fields
The programme for the Autumn lectures at St Martin-in-the-Fields is now available at the back of church. The theme is “The Quality of Mercy” and the first lecture, on Wednesday 11th September is “The Quality of Mercy in Preaching”.

Book Club
The book club will meet next on Wednesday 9th October, at 7.30pm in the Meeting Room at St Peter’s. Our new book is “High Rise” by J.G. Ballard.

Grand Junction
The café in the new building at St Mary Mags is now open daily. The tables out on the grass are very attractive on a sunny day. Do go along and try it! The grand opening of the new building will be on Saturday 12th October. Do put the date in your diary.

Westminster Abbey Pilgrimage
Join us on Saturday 19th October for the national pilgrimage to the shrine of St Edward the Confessor in Westminster Abbey. We shall be walking as proper pilgrims!

St Paul’s Cathedral
The new booklet of events for the winter season is at the back of the church. On Thursday 3rd October, Bishop Michael Curry will be speaking on “Where Love is the Way; the Jesus Movement Now”. 6.30pm, free.

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.

Knife Bin
Do let people know that there is now a knife bin, in which bladed weapons can be disposed of, outside our Lady of Lourdes Church on the Harrow Road (just by the bus stop).

Dates for the Diary

September

1st “Back to School Sunday”
Combined Service 11am St Peter’s

3rd Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM
SMM PCC with Archdeacon 7.30pm

30th Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM
1st Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

4th Mass 8.30am SMM

5th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

7th Lunch Club

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

11th Mass 8.30am SMM
PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

12th Tea and Toast
“The House of God” 7.30pm SMM

14th Lunch Club

17th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s

18th Mass 8.30am SMM

19th Tea and Toast

21st Lunch Club
London Open House

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


Tuesday, 27 August 2019

IN THE PINK Carnival 2019


          Issue 499

Back to School Sunday
We have a combined service for the start of the school year on the first Sunday of September, which we call “Back to School Sunday”. So, this year the service is at 11am next Sunday at St Peter’s. There is no service at St Mary Mags next Sunday.

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.

Grand Junction Cafe
The café in the new building at St Mary Mags is now open daily. The tables out on the grass are very attractive on a sunny day. Do go along and try it! The next edition of the Grand Junction brochure, with Autumn events will be available soon. Do take a copy.

“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. Pick up a free ticket in church. Thursday 12th September at 7.30pm. James will be playing the organ and Fr Henry and Nicholas Kaye will be reading.

PCC Meetings
The archdeacon is coming to meet St Mary Magdalene’s PCC on Tuesday 3rd September at 7.30pm in the Education Studio at Grand Junction. St Peter’s PCC meets on Wednesday 11th at 7pm in the Meeting Room. The normal SMM PCC is at 7pm on Thursday 19th.

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.

Knife Bin
Do let people know that there is now a knife bin, in which bladed weapons can be disposed of, outside our Lady of Lourdes Church on the Harrow Road (just by the bus stop).

Dates for the Diary

August

27th Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM

28th Mass 8.30am SMM
Book Club 7.30pm Meeting Room St Peter’s

29th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

31st Lunch Club

September

1st “Back to School Sunday”
Combined Service 11am St Peter’s

3rd Eucharist 10am St Peter’s
Evening Prayer 5:30pm SMM
SMM PCC with Archdeacon 7.30pm

4th Mass 8.30am SMM

5th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM

7th Lunch Club

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

11th Mass 8.30am SMM
PCC Meeting 7pm St Peter’s

12th Tea and Toast
Evening Prayer 5.30pm SMM
“The House of God” 7.30pm 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 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, 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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