Tuesday 17th February - Thursday 3rd April 2015 In the Wilderness: Painting and Poetry Exhibition St Margaret's Church, Westminster
Paintings by Adam Boulter with poems by Malcolm Guite, reflecting on the Biblical wilderness and the pauses in life.
Tuesdays in Lent (except 31 March) 2015, 12noon Lent Reflection St Matthew's Westminster
A weekly 15 minute reflection for Lent led by our Lay Reader, Tamara Katzenbach
Wednesdays in Lent 2015, 7pm Lent Group/Images of Faith St Matthew's Westminster
A series of films raising issues of faith and change. Each week refreshments will be available from 6pm, with the film starting promptly at 7pm. 25th February - Of Gods and Men 4th March - The Way 11th March - Of Greater Love 18th March - Faith like Potatoes 25th March - Into Great Silence
Sunday 1st March & Sunday 8th March 2015, 9.30 – 10.50am & 12.30-1.30pm The "Holy Hoarder’s" Restoration Appeal Sale All Saints, Margaret Street
A substantial sale of largely new (and some nearly new) men’s clothing items in aid of the All Saints' Restoration Appeal, including high quality men’s clothes. Goods range in price from £1.50 - £35 a piece (shoes from £8 - £12). This is a cash only sale.
Tuesday 3rd March 2015, 6pm Book Launch St Matthew's, Westminster
Canterbury Press cordially invites you to the launch of "Blessing" by Andrew Davison. This event will include a 30 minute talk by Andrew Davison on the topic of blessing, followed by a Q&A and book signing. Please RSVP to email@example.com
Friday 6th March 2015, 2.30pm Women's World Day of Prayer Methodist Central Hall, Westminster
Praying for the Bahamas in a service prepared by the women of the Bahamas.
Saturday 7th March 2015, 11.30am Ecumenical Climate Service St Mary le Strand
As part of the National Climate March, a service is being held in St Mary le Strand in support of this issue. There are refreshments available from 10.30am and people are invited to join the march following the service.
Wednesday 11th March 2015, 10am - 4pm Preaching resurrection in the city Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London WC2H 8EP
A range of speakers and workshops by the College of Preachers. Tickets for this event cost £15 and are available online.
Friday 13th March 2015, 1.05pm Lunchtime talk St John's, Smith Square
The Revd Graham Buckle will be in conversation with Jonathan Aitken, a member of St Matthew's congregation. Jonathan Aitken is an author, broadcaster, columnist, lecturer and campaigner for prison reform. This free lunchtime talk will be held at St John's Smith Square, SW1P 3HA.
Saturday 14th March 2015, 10.30am for 11am Quiet Day St Anne's, 55 Dean Street Soho
If you are thinking that you'd like to deepen your prayer life during Lent then this is an ideal opportunity to learn, practice and share with others. Tea and coffee will be served from 10:30am and the day will start at 11am. There will be an hour for lunch and the day will finish at 4pm. There is no charge for this event but please register here or by emailing St Anne's:firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday 17th March 2015, 11am - 3pm What is Biblical Ministry? Revisiting diakonia in the New Testament Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, London WC2H 8EP
A lecture and discussion day hosted by Ed Kaneen. Ed is Tutor in Biblical Studies at South Wales Baptist College, and teaches New Testament in Cardiff University.
Tuesday 24th March 2015, 1.05pm Passiontide Anthems St Matthew's Westminster
The Deansbank Singers will be performing Mozart’s ‘Sparrow’ Mass and Passiontide anthems in St Matthew's church . Admission is free, with a retiring collection in aid of St Matthew’s.
Tuesday 24th March 2015, 7pm Westminster History Club: The Gordon Riots-when the mob broke Westminster The Lord Mayor's Reception Rooms
Speaker - Tim Hitchcock, Professor of Digital History, University of Sussex. Tickets £10 at the event. Reservations and information from: email@example.com
Thursday 26th March 2015, 7-8.30pm Faith Matter Question Time Mount Street Jesuit Centre
A panel discussion on the topic, 'Religion and Conflict in the Middle East: What hope of peace?'. Gerard Russell (former Foreign Office & United Nations diplomat in the Middle East) will share insights from his widely acclaimed new publication Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms: Journeys into the Disappearing Religions of the Middle East. With responses and panel discussion from: Christina Lamb (The Sunday Times) and Don MacIntryre (The Independent). All welcome to an evening of lively panel debate. There is a recommended £7 donation on the door and booking is here.
Thursday 26th March 2015, 7.30pm Goldsmiths Choral Union Cadogan Hall
An evening of wonderful choral music. The evening will include Haydn’s superb Creation Mass, Schubert’s sparkling Magnificat and Mozart’s beautiful Litany, K.195. For more information or tickets please click here.
Saturday 28th March 2015, 6pm The Sacred Voices of Levant St Barnabas Church, St Barnabas Street (off Pimlico Rd)
An invitation to a concert of sacred Levantine (Middle Eastern) music and chants for the deliverance of Iraq and Syria. Entrance free but there will be a collection for the refugees in Syria and Iraq.
Wednesday 1st April 2015 Atheism or belief: Which is evidence based? 61 Whitehall, London
A televised dialogue event chaired by BBC’s Catrin Nye with Dr Arif Ahmed, senior lecturer on Philosophy at Cambridge University, a leading advocate of atheism, and Ayaz Mahmood Khan, a scholar of comparative religion. The format will consist of short talks followed by a facilitated dialogue between speakers before being opened up to the audience. The event is ticketed and they can be purchased here. Or contact the St Matthew's church office for complimentary tickets.
Saturday 4th April 2015, 6pm Service of Baptism and Confirmation St Paul's Cathedral, London WC2H 8EP
Officiated by the Bishop of London. If you wish to explore baptism or confirmation further, please do speak to one of the clergy or write your name on the enquiry sheet at church.
Friday 10th April 2015, 7.30pm Brandenburg Choral Festival: Ethereal Echoes St Paul's, Covent Garden
A fundraising concernt on behalf of the Depaul homeslessness charity in the heart of Covent Garden at the beautiful Actors' Church with a feast of choral music, courtesy of The Chapel Choir of Exeter College, Oxford. For more information and tickets, please click here.
Rebecca Hussey's Book Charity was established by her will in 1714 and provides religious and other useful books to institutions in the United Kingdom. To celebrate the 300th anniversary, the Trustees, with the generous support of Sion College, would like to invite you to this commemorative lecture given by Professor Oliver Davies of King's College, London on 'Reading theologically'. There is no charge for attendance, but places are limited and a ticket will be required to gain entrance to Lambeth Palace. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place.
Saturday 25th April 2015, 10am St Matthew's Parish Walk Starting at St Matthew's House
Oscar the dog has kindly offered to lead a parish walk around Trent Country Park assisted by Eithne Risner. The group will meet at St Matthew's House at 10am promptly and then travel on via the tube. Lunch will be at a cafe in the Park, to which you are welcome to bring your own sandwiches if you prefer. If you would like to come on the walk, please email the office here or sign up at church. Oscar is looking forward to the walk immensely and promises to stay mainly on the path!
8.00 Holy Eucharist (1662) 11.00 SOLEMN MASS (Common Worship)