September 2017 E V E N T S A T S T M A T T H E W ' S
Saturday 16th September, 6pm An Evening of Song
A concert by three members of St. Matthew's choir: Susannah Groome (Soprano) Sarah Shipton (Mezzo Soprano) David Bullen (Piano) The concert will last for one hour and will be followed by a drinks reception. Admission is free. There will be a retiring collection to support music at St Matthew's.
Thursday 21st September, 6.30pm Patronal Festival
The preacher at the Solemn Mass will be the Bishop of Manchester, the Rt Revd David Walker, and there will be a party afterwards at which we will be saying farewell to our departing Pastoral Assistants, Isaiah Atwiine and Ryan Williams.
The Mass setting will be the Coronation Mass by Mozart, and the anthem will be Bullock's Give Us The Wings Of Faith.
Wednesdays in September, 1.05-1.35pm Lunchtime Recitals
Lunchtime recitals are held every Wednesday and are free of charge. You are welcome to bring your lunch into church to eat while you listen.
Wednesday 6th September 2017 Norman Harper, Organist of St. George's Cathedral, Southwark
Wednesday 13th September 2017 Peter Gould, Former Organist of Derby Cathedral
Wednesday 20th September 2017 Dr Noel Tredinnick, Organist of All Souls', Langham Place
Wednesday 27th September 2017 Hana Mizuta-Spencer, Violin
Saturday 23rd September, 6pm A Concert by Fantasia Orchestra
J.S. Bach – Orchestral Suite No.3 Handel – Organ Concerto Alex Ho – Reinventions (World Premiere) Tom Fetherstonhaugh (Director) Jeremiah Stephenson (Organ) www.fantasiaorchestra.com
8.00 Holy Eucharist (1662) 11.00 SOLEMN MASS (Common Worship)
Every 1st Sunday on the month the 11am service is Sung Mass with choir.
Monday to Friday
8.30 Silent Prayer 8.45 Morning Prayer 12.30 Holy Eucharist 17.30 Silent Prayer 17.45 Evening Prayer The church is open every day between 8.30am and 4.30pm for prayer.
Wednesday 13th September, 6.30pm Bread for the World: Why should the Devil have all the best technology? St Martin-in-the-Fields
St Martin-in-the-Fields hosts a Churches Together in Westminster Reformation 500 event, with St Anne’s Lutheran Church London and Revd Eliza Zikmane, focusing on Luther’s legacy to Christian Education through the Small Catechism. Bread for the World is a great way to find focus during a busy week. With music led by the Choral Scholars of St Martin’s, we share the Eucharist in church followed by a simple soup supper in 6 St Martin’s Place with the opportunity to reflect on and explore the bible together in small groups.
Wednesday 20th-Saturday 23rd September The Provok'd Wife Network Theatre
A play by John Vanbrugh, adapted by Bernie C Byrnes, and directed by Alastair Callcutt. First performed in 1697, John Vanbrugh's exotic tale of love and life in London comes up fresh-as-paint in this sharp new adaptation by Bernie Byrnes. More details and tickets here.
Saturday 30th September, 10am Anglican Catholic Future National Festival St James', Sussex Gardens
The annual ACF Festival promises to be an inspiring day. The main speaker will be Bishop Philip North. Further details can be found at www.anglicancatholicfuture.org