Category Archives: St Chrysostoms Church

God among us: The Baptism of Christ

Through baptism, Jesus surely found a deeper assurance of His Father’s presence and power, giving Him a calm confidence, a vocation to mission and service. Something sorely needed for what was to come. Words from Paul Pritchard’s sermon at High … Continue reading

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Kalendar 2020

Each year we produce a Calendar (or to us the old church spelling ‘Kalendar’) at St Chrysostom’s Church listing the feasts and festivals we will be keeping and other observances. We feel it is important to have our own local … Continue reading

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Honour Christ’s baptism and celebrate the feast

Nestled in the corner of the Anson (side) Chapel in St Chrysostom’s Church we find a stained glass window of the Baptism of Our Lord. The window, part of the lovely sequence of stained glass windows in church, is between … Continue reading

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39 candles for trafficking victims

Vietnamese survivors of human trafficking gathered today (8th November) at St Chrysostom’s Church together with volunteers, church members and friends for an act of worship to remember the 39 Vietnamese trafficked people, from North and Central Vietnam, who suffocated on … Continue reading

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What the Bishop says …. about St Chrysostom’s People

Watching members of St Chrysostom’s Church play the parts of their predecessors at the recent anniversary service proved a deeply encouraging experience. Not least because this is a church prepared to define its history not via a series of photographs … Continue reading

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St Chrysostom’s People: Tommy Moore

Why is there a carving of a large bird outside Church? That is a special carving in memory of Tommy. Who was Tommy, was he famous? Tommy was a local man he lived near church all his life. He was … Continue reading

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St Chrysostom’s People: Carmen Allen

This photo is of my Granny Carmen Allen. Carmen, my mother in law, accepted the invitation to come to the ‘mother country’ from Jamaica. People were told they were needed. She arrived in England in 1960. She trained for three … Continue reading

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