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Annual Report 2018
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Saturday 29 Ordination in St Paul's Cathedral of Alex Norris as Deacon, our new SSM Curate 

Sunday 30 June Progressive Lunch  


Our Progressive lunch after the Eucharist Service at 10.00 will be an opportunity to welcome Alex Norris our new curate to the parish and to eat together with him and his wife. 


Please contact Vivian or Penny if you would like to be a host, come as a guest or sign the list in church. 

An Opportunity to meet up on Tuesday mornings 


Pret a Manger, Whitecross Street from 10.00 – 11.30. Join us for a chat and to meet your neighbours. 


Contact Doris Barrera, our Ministerial Experience Volunteer who is coordinator for this initiative for more information at doris.barrera@ymail.com


All Welcome


Friends meet for coffee and a chat at Pret a Manger

City of London Brass Band


The 'City of London Brass Band' meets on Wednesday evenings at 7pm in St Giles' for rehearsals. The band is part of the North London Brass Network that has encouraged people to play music right across the capital.

The band's Director, Martyn Stogden, says. "We have a number of local people from the Barbican and Golden Lane Estates, who have come to play with us, including people who work and study in the City, exactly the sort of mix from the community for which we were hoping".

Do you play a brass instrument and would you like to join us and be part of this exciting new venture? We are happy to work with people of all ages and experience who are returning to playing brass or with those who would like to learn for the first time.


We meet most Wednesdays, but it is advisable to check with the band to arrange a first visit. Contact details are on the band's website

www.cityoflondonbrass.co.uk  Please email Martyn for more details at martyn.stogden@yahoo.co.uk or telephone him on 020 8366 0657.


Photograph by and used with the kind permission of Steve Daszco


Sunday 7 July Ecumenical Picnic

Meet our ecumenical friends in Thomas More garden after church and bring a picnic lunch.

July Parish outing to see ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ at the Barbican Centre


Date to be confirmed.


Monday 19 to Friday 30 August Book Fair


St Giles’ Book Fair,  Daily 11.00-16.00  


Wednesday 4 September at 16.00 - Visit to Regent’s Park Mosque


Full details later

Saturday 14 September Food Bank Appeal


10.30 – 12.30 Outside Waitrose, Cherry Tree Walk

Please contact Christopher if you would like to help


Saturday 5 October to Saturday 26 October

Saturday Morning Ecumenical Study Groups


Saturday Morning Ecumenical October study groups meet each week at one of the following churches, St Joseph’s, Bunhill Row; Wesley’s Chapel, City Road, Jewin Welsh Chapel, Fann Street and St Giles’ Cripplegate, Fore Street.


We meet at 10.00 for coffee or tea. The study group is from 10.30 to 11.30

Full details later including the title of a book that will used for the series.

Sunday 6 October Harvest Festival


10.00 Parish Eucharist, including Children's Sermon and 'Harvest activites'. Full details later. 


Wednesday 20 November to Sunday 1 December Book Fair


 St Giles’ Book Fair, Daily 11.00-16.00  


Saturday 7 December Food Bank Appeal


10.30 – 12.30 Outside Waitrose, Cherry Tree Walk

Please contact Christopher if you would like to help

Monday 16 December Parish Carol Service at 18.30

Carols by Candlelight


A service for those who live or work in the area with readings and favourite carols for the congregation.

Meet your neighbours over mulled wine and mince pies afterwards


Singers who can read music are very welcome to join the professional quartet. Pease contact Anne Marsden Thomas for details on 07785 533799.



24-29 September – dates for our 2020 diaries

Ecumenical Visit to Oberammergau

Full details later. Price expected to be around £1000 or less.

Where to visit us:-

St Giles' Cripplegate Church
Fore Street
London EC2Y 8DA


Registered Charity               Number 1138077


Services and church  opening hours



08.00   Holy Communion (First Sunday in the month)

10.00   Parish Eucharist
16.00   Evening Prayer

Evening Prayer may be cancelled on the Sunday after Christmas and on Easter Day or during August. The service may  also be cancelled if no key holder is available or it may take place in the rectory instead.




08.30 Morning Prayer (Monday-Thursday)

The church is normally open from 11.00-16.00 Monday to Friday.


Monthly Private Prayer and Reflection 

These sessions are held on the first Thursday of the month., from 13.00-13.30.

2019 Future Dates,                    4 July, No meeting in August, 5 September, 3 October, 7 November and 4 December.

Cleaning Angels 

These sessions are normally held on the first Thursday of the month from 13.30-15.00. Some gentle cleaning and tea and cakes at the end.

2019 Future Dates,                     4 July, No meeting in August,   5 September, 3 October, 7 November and 4 December.


2019 Dates of PCC meetings in church at 19.30

Tuesday 16 July

Monday    9 September

Tuesday 19 November        at 19.30 in church  


Parish Office Opening Hours

Mon-Fri 10.00-16.00

Tel: 020 7638 1997

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