Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

Happy, Blessed and Confirmed

Joy, prayer and enthusiasm surrounded us as  we celebrated the confirmation of seven children from St Chrysostom’s School.  Following a tour of the school, and a school dinner, Bishop Mark led the children of Yrs 4 and 5 from school … Continue reading

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20 memories, 20 years

I spent two and a half minutes today jotting down quickly twenty special points that came quickly to mind of the twenty years I have been Parish Priest at St Chrysostom’s, and for which I give thanks to God. Here … Continue reading

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What the Rector does – Prays at 5pm

What does the Rector do? Here’s the fifth and final entry in my short series of blogs offering a few reflections on some of the ministry I’ve been involved with during the week. I’m choosing one aspect of each day, … Continue reading

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Extra moments of Confirmation

When we meet for worship at St Chrysostom’s there are often unexpected moments which inspire, enrich or challenge us. They can be times of beauty and faith which inspire, sometimes they can be moments which challenge and enlarge our outlook … Continue reading

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And it was night

Four one-syllable words give moving poignancy to the account of the Last Supper in John’s Gospel. Judas leaves the Upper Room – and it was night. (John 13.30) The darkness of that night penetrates the soul. Our places of anguish … Continue reading

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Encouraging and celebrating inclusion

St Chrysostom’s is proud to have a wonderful variety of people in our membership. The variety of cultures and outlooks enrich our church community. Variety and inclusion are ‘in our DNA’ at St C’s. We are, for example, proud of … Continue reading

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The Sixth Day of Christmas

December 30th The Sixth day of Christmas On this day in the Christmas period we continue to rejoice with Christians around the world who are celebrating the birth of Jesus Some Scripture verses to think about What great nation is … Continue reading

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