Friday 2nd February 6.30pm Candlemas Sung Mass St Matthew's Westminster
There will be a Sung Mass to celebrate the Presentation of Christ in the Temple at 6:30pm. The Mass setting will be Caesar's Missa Whitlockiensis, and the anthem will be When to the Temple Mary Went, by Eccard.
Wednesdays in February, 1.05-1.35pm Lunchtime Recitals
Wednesday 7th February 2018 Elizabeth Parker cello, Wendy Quinon flute, Stephen Stewart violin
Wednesday 14th February 2018 Sung Mass for Ash Wednesday
Wednesday 21st February 2018 Claudia Grinnell Assistant Organist of Winchester Cathedral
Wednesday 28th February 2018 Marilyn Harper Organist of Christ's Chapel, Dulwich
Saturday 24th February 2pm Saturday Matinée: I'm all right, Jack St Matthew's Westminster
Another classic film screening, in partnership with the Abbey Community Centre. In true cinema style, the audience will be served popcorn, a choc ice, as well as tea and coffee. At only £2 per ticket, it promises to be a lovely afternoon, and we hope to see as many of you there as possible. If you would like to come, you can either book tickets by email, call 020 7222 0303, or simply turn up on the day.
N E X T M O N T H
Friday 9th March, 6.30pm J.S. Bach St Matthew Passion St Matthew's Westminster
Performed by The Bishop's Consort Leaders: Theresa Caudle & Emily White Evangelist: Hugo Hymas Jesus: Ben Rowarth Players and singers one to a part Directed by David Stancliffe Admission free Collection for the Salisbury Sudan Medical Link
L E N T
Wednesdays in Lent Keeping Faith in Work
This year we are joining again with our neighbours at St Stephen’s Rochester Row for a series of addresses looking at the theme 'Keeping Faith'.
21st February 2018, 6.30pm for 7pm Keeping Faith in Broadcasting St Matthew's Westminster
Mark Friend, Leader of the BBC's review of Religion and Ethics programming & Andrew Caspari, Acting Controller BBC Radio and Music, Multiplatform. Compline follows at 8pm.
28th February 2018, 6.30pm for 7pm Keeping Faith in the Church St Stephen's, Rochester Row
Rose Hudson-Wilkin Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons. Compline follows at 8pm.
7th March 2018, 6.30pm for 7pm Keeping Faith in Business St Matthew's Westminster
William Morris, Global Tax Policy and Administration Network, PwC. Compline follows at 8pm.
14th March 2018, 6.30pm for 7pm Keeping Faith in Public Services St Stephen's, Rochester Row
Paula Vennells, Chief Executive, The Post Office. Compline follows at 8pm.
21st March 2018 at St Matthew's Keeping Faith in Justice St Matthew's Westminster
Brian Gill, former Lord President of the Court of Session and Lord Justice General, Scotland. Compline follows at 8pm.
O T H E R E V E N T S
Wednesday 7th February, 6.30pm Welcoming Syrian Refugees to Westminster in 2018 St James' Church, Piccadilly
At this event Westminster City Council will set out their ambitions for settling vulnerable refugee families in the City and explore how community groups, landlords, estates and other stakeholders can get involved to make this happen. We will also hear from community leaders, volunteers and landlords about their experiences welcoming refugees across London. • 6.30-6.40pm: Welcome and introduction • 6.40-7.10pm: Presentations from Westminster City Council, community leaders and landlords • 7.10-7.30pm: Q&A to panel • 7.30-8.00pm: Drinks reception To register, click here.
Monday 12th March, 6.45pm Meet the Neighbours The Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, W1K 3AH
The Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception are opening their doors to all who would like to find out more about this fascinating church. The visit will include a welcome and introduction to 'Farm Street today', a talk on the Mount Street Jesuit Centre, as well as on the history of English Jesuits, a tour of the church, and a service of Evening Prayer in the Roman Rite. The evening will finish with a buffet, and there is a Roman Catholic Mass at 6pm to which all are also welcome. If you would like to attend, please contact Scott McCombe at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday 19th March, 6.45pm Democracy and the Common Good St Paul's Cathedral
What has become of the common good? Is democracy in peril? Join Michael Sandel at St Paul's Cathedral for a lively discussion on how we might promote a national conversation to address current widespread economic and cultural insecurity. Michael Sandel will be available for a book signing at the end of this event. Books will also be on sale. The event is free, though a donation of £5 towards the cost of the running of the event would be welcomed. Further details here