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Muslims & Christians Together at St John’s Mass, 21 August 2016

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Muslims & Christians Together at St John’s Mass, 21 August 2016

A group of Muslim men and women have joined the congregation of St John on Bethnal Green for Sunday Eucharist as a gesture of solidarity with their Christian neighbours, echoing how Muslims came together with Christians in France following the brutal murder of Father Jacques Hamel. The event was organised by integration campaign group, Faith Matters, and the Rector of St John’s, the Reverend Prebendary Alan Green, to confirm the importance of life within both faiths and to come together in the spirit of solidarity, empathy and care for the dignity and lives of each other. It was also filmed...

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Fr Alan’s St George Sermon, preached St Paul’s Cathedral 23 April 2016

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Uncategorized, Worship | Comments Off on Fr Alan’s St George Sermon, preached St Paul’s Cathedral 23 April 2016

I am parish priest of the church of St John on Bethnal Green about 2 and a half miles to the east of here in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Historically right on the edge of the capital and close to the ports Tower Hamlets has been a home to refugees and immigrants for over five hundred years: French Huguenots, Jews from all over Europe, Irish, Bangladeshis – wave after wave of people fleeing poverty, war, persecution have begun their new life in this part of London. Presently it is the first Muslim majority borough in this country and I love its diversity, its vibrancy and the...

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Music and War

Posted by on Jan 2, 2016 in Arts and Events, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Music and War

Music and War

Interview, from Radio 4’s PM programme on 31 December 2015, with Karim Wasfi, cello player in Baghdad, and Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, cello player in Auschwitz. Listen and be amazed!   http://www.stjohnonbethnalgreen.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/pm.mp3

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Borough Chamber Choir, Winter Concert, 9 December, 6.30pm

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Borough Chamber Choir, Winter Concert, 9 December, 6.30pm

    We are pleased to welcome back the Borough Chamber Choir to St John’s for a seasonal concert of coral music and carols     The Choir’s programme includes the following works: Britten – Hymn to the Virgin Lauridsen – O Magnum Mysterium Finzi – In Terra Pax Merrick – O Magnum Mysterium Cornelius – The Three Kings We will be joining them in singing Traditional Carols during the concert Our weekly Advent mass follows the concert, for those who would like to attend Admission free – retiring collection

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ALL SOULS REQUIEM

Posted by on Oct 26, 2015 in Uncategorized, Worship | Comments Off on ALL SOULS REQUIEM

ALL SOULS REQUIEM

ALL SOULS REQUIEM   COMMEMORATION OF THE FAITHFUL DEPARTED   Monday 2 November, 7pm   The annual service to give thanks to God for those who have died. Names to be included in the service can be added to the list found at the back of the Church. The service will last about 45 minutes and will be followed by refreshments. All...

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Weekly Sheet

Posted by on Jul 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Weekly Sheet

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