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Carol & Christmas Services 2022

Posted by on Dec 5, 2022 in Arts and Events, Worship | 0 comments

Carol & Christmas Services 2022

LET THE JOY BEGIN! SUNDAY 11 DECEMBER, 6pm TRADITIONAL SERVICE OF READINGS AND CAROLS CHRISTMAS EVE – The Return of MIDNIGHT MASS, 11.30pm          CHRISTMAS DAY MASS, 10am               EVERYONE...

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GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA: SONG OF AFRICA, Saturday 29 October, 7pm

Posted by on Oct 22, 2022 in Arts and Events, Music, Uncategorized | Comments Off on GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA: SONG OF AFRICA, Saturday 29 October, 7pm

GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA: SONG OF AFRICA, Saturday 29 October, 7pm

Celebrating its own 40th Anniversary year, the Grand Union Orchestra presents a specially created show for Black History Month bringing together different generations of musicians and singers, to explore and honour the influence of African traditions on our society today. Led by Claude Deppa (South Africa – trumpet), performers include: Abass Dodoo (Ghana – master-drummer) Dhezy Nakeni (Angola – dikanza) Tawanda Mapanda (Zimbabwe – marimba) Jacqueline Lwanzo (Democratic Republic of the Congo – voice) Francis Fuster (Sierra Leone – talking...

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INFINITE BISOUS, Monday 24 October, 7.30pm

Posted by on Oct 21, 2022 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on INFINITE BISOUS, Monday 24 October, 7.30pm

INFINITE BISOUS, Monday 24 October, 7.30pm

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Daylight Music – Saturday 4 June, Midday

Posted by on Jun 1, 2022 in Arts and Events, Live Performance | Comments Off on Daylight Music – Saturday 4 June, Midday

Daylight Music – Saturday 4 June, Midday

Minihi, Rattle + Fatima Lahham4 June 2022 at St John on Bethnal Green, midday to 2pm | advance tickets Space In This Place: we find ourselves in a gathering of musicians and the instruments they surround themselves with, of all sizes and shapes. Through the movements of mallets and of breath, they chime, they chirp or sing revealing the influence of many centuries of music and history. Watch carefully as a thought becomes an action, an action become a sound and those sounds fly back to us transforming into sensations, emotions, and endorphins as they reach our...

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PENTECOST AT ST JOHN ON BETHNAL GREEN, 10am, Sunday 5 June 2022

Posted by on May 27, 2022 in Arts and Events, Worship | Comments Off on PENTECOST AT ST JOHN ON BETHNAL GREEN, 10am, Sunday 5 June 2022

PENTECOST AT ST JOHN ON BETHNAL GREEN, 10am, Sunday 5 June 2022

Pentecost celebrates the coming of the Holy Spirit to Jesus’ disciples following His Ascension after returning to them on Easter Day. It is derived from the Jewish Festival of Weeks – a celebration of the harvest. The growth of the disciples from the frightened group huddling in the Upper Room after Jesus’ arrest, to the confident Apostles ready to go out across the known world preaching Jesus’ message of divine love represents that first harvest for the Church. Come and join with us celebrating this festival with a Sung Mass at 10am. Pentecost...

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Ascension Day

Posted by on May 23, 2022 in Arts and Events, Uncategorized, Worship | Comments Off on Ascension Day

Ascension Day

Mass for the Festival of the Ascension Thursday 26th May, 7pm “Jesus hasn’t just gone away.  He has gone deeper into the heart of reality – our reality and God’s.  He has become far more than a visible friend and companion; he has shown himself to be the very centre of our life, the source of our loving energy in the world and the source of our prayerful, trustful waiting on God.  He has made us able to be a new kind of human being, silently and patiently trusting God as a loving parent, actively and hopefully at work to make a difference in the world, to make the kind of...

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