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City church changes

Farewell at All Hallows by the Tower There will be a farewell at All Hallows by the Tower to Rector Bertrand Olivier at 6pm Evensong on Thursday 1 February and at the 11am Sung Eucharist on Sunday 4 February. Fr … Continue reading

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Fish Harvest Festival

The annual fish harvest festival at St Mary-at-Hill is on Sunday 8 October at 11am. The service is matins.

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London’s 100 Best Churches special offer

London’s 100 Best Churches is now on sale for the special price of £2 at Church House Bookshop. The shop is on the corner of Great Smith Street and Little Smith Street SW1 near Westminster Abbey. Open 9.30am-5pm Mon-Fri. Or purchase online.

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Saving St Sepulchre’s

St Sepulchre-without-Newgate,  the City of London’s largest church and a landmark opposite the Old Bailey, is one of London’s 100 best churches. It easily made the list being the Musicians’ Church where Sir Henry Wood, the assistant organist at 14, … Continue reading

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John Newton exhibition at the Wardrobe

A exhibition highlighting John Newton’s links with St Andrew-by-the-Wardrobe can be viewed at the church this month; Mon-Fri 9am-4pm Joh Newton Day: Thursday 30 March Following the 12.30pm Eucharist on Thursday 30 March it will be possible to visit the Rectory to view Newton’s … Continue reading

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Bishop Philip North

The decision by Philip North to withdraw as bishop designate of Sheffield is a huge loss to the diocese and country. Fr North was a popular and very successful parish priest in Camden. He was Team Rector of St Pancras, … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday

Many people go to church on Ash Wednesday. You will see plenty of people with a mark on their forehead at lunchtime in the Square Mile on that first day of Lent. But it is not a ‘day of obligation’. … Continue reading

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Martin Dudley’s last service

The Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at St Bartholomew the Great in Smithfield next Tuesday will be the Rector’s last service. Although Dr Martin Dudley had a farewell party at Bart’s last week he is preaching on Sunday morning and presiding on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Martin Dudley to leave St Bartholomew’s

Dr Martin Dudley, Rector of Great St Bartholomew as it is now known, is retiring from the Smithfield parish after 21 years. His last Sunday will be the Fourth Sunday of Advent but the farewell reception is being held earlier on Friday … Continue reading

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Fr John Gaskell first anniversary

Today Friday 28 October is the first  anniversary of Fr John Gaskell’s death. Tonight at St Alban’s Holborn there will Vespers of the Dead at 6.30pm followed by Solemn Mass. The preacher is former curate Fr David Houlding.

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