Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

Pray Vespers at 5pm with us!

While St Chrysostom’s is closed for public worship because of the Coronavirus we invite you to join us in Vespers, wherever you are. We’ve developed this lovely ‘Pray Vespers’ tradition at St Chrysostom’s over the years. We invite friends to … Continue reading

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Many faiths with a shared responsibilty

Sikh, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu friends joined us for a special evening on the 1st Sunday in Lent. Beauty and Care of Creation is the theme of our Sunday evening Lent series and together we joined in a specially worded … Continue reading

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The Chi Rho Movement at St C’s

A new movement for lay people is being planned and developed in the Church of England and beyond and we are delighted that St Chrysostom’s will be one of the pilot parishes to help pioneer this encouraging initiative. The Chi … Continue reading

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Our Statement on Radical Inclusion

The Bishops of the Church of England recently made an untimely and insensitive statement about civil partnerships, sex, and same gender marriages. Since issuing it the bishops have apologised for the timing, whilst not withdrawing the statement itself. A small … Continue reading

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The latter splendour shall be greater than the former

“The latter splendour of this house shall be greater than the former, says the Lord of hosts.” (Haggai 2.9) In an earlier post (Number Crunching: St Chrysostom’s, a growing church) we mentioned that through the coming months we’d have some … Continue reading

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Our Liturgical Kalendar 2020

Our St Chrysostom’s 2020 Kalendar has been issued. There have been some delays this year as we’ve had quite extensive discussions about which holy women and men we will be observing. We explained our process and appealed for suggestions on … Continue reading

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Number crunching: St Chrysostom’s, a growing church

In January churches around England are asked to submit statistics about attendance, baptisms etc for the previous year. The figures go into a big number cruncher and local and national statistics are later issued. Statistics reveal a downward pattern in … Continue reading

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