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Mothering Sunday – 31 March

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Mothering Sunday – 31 March

Half way through Lent – time to celebrate Mothers and Mothering! Parish Eucharist, 10am with daffodils.

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

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The Presentation of Christ – Candlemas

Sunday 3 February, 10am. The final act of the Christmas Season. Jesus is presented in the Temple forty days after his birth and we mark it at the end of our Sunday Mass with a candle-lit procession to the Crib, which is then dismantled and put away and we begin our preparations for Lent.

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Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

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Christmas at St John on Bethnal Green

FR ALAN and REVD CHRISTINE WISH YOU A VERY BLESSED AND JOYFUL CHRISTMAS         You are very welcome to join us at our Christmas services: Monday 24 December                    CHRISTMAS EVE – MIDNIGHT MASS, 11.30pm Tuesday 25 December                   CHRISTMAS DAY MASS, 10am Sunday 30 December                    SUNDAY IN CHRISTMAS WEEK, 10am Sunday 6 January                           THE FEAST OF THE EPIPHANY, 10am     Our usual pattern of weekday services resumes on Monday 7 January – see the calendar for...

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CHRIS GOLLON: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE, Saturday 28 April 4pm

Posted by on Apr 10, 2018 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on CHRIS GOLLON: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE, Saturday 28 April 4pm

CHRIS GOLLON: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE, Saturday 28 April 4pm

Chris died unexpectedly on 25 April 2017 – a huge loss to those who loved him and those who valued his artistic vision and expression. He will always be connected to St John on Bethnal Green through his magnificent Stations of the Cross, painted for us between 2000 and 2010, that now contribute so much to the life and expression of our church. Together with his family and friends we are organising a celebration of his life and art in church on Saturday 28 April at 4pm. There will be some reflections on his life; music from those he collaborated with in recent years – Eleanor...

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Stations of the Cross 2018

Posted by on Apr 2, 2018 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on Stations of the Cross 2018

Stations of the Cross 2018

On Good Friday each year we walk with Jesus the Way of the Cross through a service in which we gather in front of each of the fourteen painting, hung around the church, to meditate on the unfolding events of Jesus’ trial and execution. These paintings – The Stations of The Cross, by Chris Gollon – have such depth and emotion about them that we have moved away from the traditional service, which is full of words, to standing and contemplating each one with a piece of music. This has become a mixture of recorded and live pieces, involving members of the church community,...

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HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2018

Posted by on Mar 12, 2018 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2018

HOLY WEEK & EASTER 2018

  You are very welcome to join us for any or all these services!         Palm Sunday 25 March, 10am Blessing of Palms at 10am in the church hall, followed by procession through Museum Gardens and Sung Mass in church Monday 26 March, 7.30pm Mass and Address Tuesday 27 March, 7.30pm Mass and Address Wednesday 28 March, 7.30pm Mass and Address Maundy Thursday 29 March, 7.30pm to Midnight 7.30pm Mass of the Last Supper with Foot Washing Followed by the stripping of the altars 9pm Vigil at the Garden of Repose ending with Compline at 11.45pm. (You are welcome to come and...

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