Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

Our Churchwarden Emeritus

Desmond Ward has served St Chrysostom’s for 15 years as churchwarden. Now Desmond feels the time has come to stand down and hand the baton on to others. Speaking at Mass on Sunday Fr Ian commented that his outstanding work … Continue reading

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Running together for Mary’s Meals

Over forty people, of Christian, Muslim and other faith backgrounds gathered together in our local Birchfields Park on Sunday at 1pm to have a short fun run to draw attention to the wonderful work Mary’s Meals do for children in … Continue reading

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Which US States have four letters? A quiz evening at Church

ATOTC – which novel by Charles Dickens has these initials? The Quiz had begun. Teams from St Chrysostom’s School, St John’s School and St Chrysostom’s School competed in a fun quiz at Church. Food was shared, much laughter, entertaining questions, … Continue reading

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A weekend in a parish assistant’s work – Ye-Haw!

Have you ever wondered what exactly the Parish Assistants do? Hannah writes about a busy weekend… Besides making the perfect cuppa tea after worship and serving during mass, our duties vary each week. Every week we prepare and serve at … Continue reading

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There was a wedding…

The guests arrived on a lovely red old London bus. The Bride arrived to a fanfare (Prelude from Charpentier’s Te Deum) from trumpet and organ. Lucy – Fr Ian’s eldest daughter’s wedding had begun! Fr Ian spoke later, at the … Continue reading

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Asylum for Robert

Robert, from Uganda, has been granted asylum. This is great news. Robert has thanked the many christian and other organisations which have helped him. St Chrysostom’s has had a part in this. Robert writes saying “Huge thanks to all members … Continue reading

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Including women in 1917 at St Chrysostom’s

St Chrysostom’s Church is rightly proud of its tradition of inclusion. We work hard to include and involve a wide variety of people at our Church. Consequently we are blessed with a wonderfully varied congregation. We’ve a broad range of … Continue reading

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