Category Archives: St Chrysostoms School

Bringing thanks, hope and concerns to Church

Hopes, thanks, and anxieties came together in a special service at Church as children leaving St John’s and St Chrysostom’s schools gathered in celebration of their time at school. Our celebration began with cildren walking from their schools into church. … Continue reading

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Confirmed in celebration and joy

“I look forward to this day every year” said the Bishop! Which day? Which Bishop? The day was the day when children from St Chrysostom’s School come to church to be confirmed. They are encouraged and supported by their friends, … Continue reading

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Pronouncing Chrysostom

We all like to hear our names pronounced correctly, and we are pleased when an effort is made to get the pronunciation right. So how do we pronounce our patron saint’s name? Chrysostom is a special word, coming from the … Continue reading

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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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What the Rector does – Munamato

What does the Rector do? Here’s the second 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, today … 2. … Continue reading

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Our ocean is like plastic soup – Children speak out

“When I saw the sea creatures in danger I was so sad and wanted to make a big change quick! We need our fish to be happy and keep our world a beautiful place.”  Bethany  “I loved creating our class assembly, … Continue reading

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Creating a Herb Garden

Coriander, Lavender, Sorrel, Chives, Mint, Rosemary… all chosen for our new herb garden at Church. Year 6 children of both St Chrysostom’s and St John’s Schools joined together on a great community and church project at the end of their … Continue reading

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