Thursday 5th May, 7.30pm Ascension Day St James-the-Less, Pimlico
All are invited to come to along to this Festal Eucharist at St James-the-Less for our cluster of parishes (St Matthew’s, Westminster, St Stephen’s, Rochester Row, St Saviour’s Pimlico, St James-the-Less).
Monday 9th May, 5pm-5.45pm 'Europe Day' Service The Chapel at Methodist Central Hall
All are warmly invited to this service, led by Revd Tony Miles. The Very Reverend John Arnold, formerly President of the Conference of European Churches, will give an address on the theme 'Christians and Europe’. There will be an offering for Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline – supporting children affected by the aftermath of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
Tuesday 10th May, 7pm The Ethics of Humanitarian Aid in a Time of Crisis St Martin in the Fields
Peter Gill presents a paper based on his challenging new book: Today We Drop Bombs, Tomorrow We Build Bridges: How Foreign Aid became a Casualty of War. There will be a panel discussion chaired by Mike Wooldridge, former BBC foreign correspondent. The panel: Matthew Carter (Humanitarian Director, CAFOD), Atallah Fitzgibbon (Policy and Strategy Manager, Islamic Relief Worldwide), Fr George Sigamoney (Director of Caritas Sri Lanka), Revd Rachel Carnegie (Co-Director, Anglican Alliance). There will be an opportunity for questions and comments from the floor.
Thursday 19th May, 7-9pm Churches and the Refugee Crisis St Andrew's Church, Holborn
Friday 20th May, 7.30pm The EU Referendum – Remain or Leave? Christian Voices St James-the-Less (Vauxhall Bridge Road)
A presentation led by Andrew Goddard on the Referendum, with Ben Ryan speaking for remaining in Europe, and Giles Fraser speaking in favour of leaving. Refreshments will be served from 7pm.
Saturday 21st May, 9am-6pm Multi-Faith Pilgrimage for Peace and Friendship Borough of Kensington
In conjunction with Kensington Forum of Faiths, this year’s multi-faith pilgrimage will take place in the Borough of Kensington. For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday 22nd May, 3pm Choral Evensong St Giles-in-the-Fields
To celebrate Trinity Sunday we are fortunate to have the Choir from St Paul’s Cathedral coming to sing Choral Evensong for our Deanery at 3pm at the church of St Giles-in-the-Fields. All are welcome to attend, and there will be a reception after the service.
Thursday 26th May, 7.30pm EU Referendum: Discussion & Debate St James's Piccadilly
Hosted by Revd Lucy Winkett, this is a debate organised by two campaign groups: Christians for Britain and Christians for Europe. Giles Fraser and Ann Widdecombe will represent the Leave campaign, and Baroness Brinton and Sir Stephen Wall are for Remain. Free entry (retiring collection).
Friday 27th May, 12.30pm Concert: Schoenberg Chamber Symphony no. 1 Wagner Siegfried Idyll St Mary-le-Strand
Conducted by Sam Poppleton, the Zeitgeist Orchestra perform a lunchtime concert at St Mary-le-Strand. Tickets prices range from £5 to £10. To reserve a place please email email@example.com
8.00 Holy Eucharist (1662) 11.00 SOLEMN MASS (Common Worship)