Activities 2023

Saturday 11 November - Pre-loved Art Fair at St Giles’ in aid of the Trussell Trust

On Saturday the event raised an amazing £6,275.50 for the Trussell Trust.  The huge selection of paintings, prints, posters etc were donated from many sources including Barbican residents and members of the Barbican Art Society. Organiser and Barbican resident, Miranda Mc Arthur would like to thank all who donated and bought art as well as her team who welcomed and helped make the event such a success.  Also, for the support from Jake at St Giles’ and his helpers.

Friday 26 May – Sunday 28 May 2023

Pentecost Pilgrimage Weekend at the Community of the Resurrection, Mirfield, West Yorkshire.

 

We met Fr Jack at King’s Cross Station on Friday lunchtime for our journey to Mirfield via Leeds. 

We were attending the Pentecost Pilgrimage Weekend, titled ‘With Hearts on Fire’ at the Community of the Resurrection, a Benedictine Order of Brothers, and the home of the Theological College where Fr Jack studied to become a priest.

 

Once we had settled into our comfortable rooms in the Retreat House, we met others in the Common Room who were joining the weekend and Br Philip to learn about the history of the Community and its move from Oxfordshire to Mirfield at the end of the nineteenth century, then an industrial mill town and of the Community’s connections with South Africa and Zimbabwe. 

 

Br Philip then took us to the Community Church to show us where we would be worshiping during the weekend.

 

 

The striking exterior of the church built in the grounds.

This is the main building where the brothers live and eat. The house was built by a Mill owner who died before it was finished. It was then purchased and adapted for the use of the Community.

All are welcome here in the Peace of Christ.

The Community of the Resurrection is a community of brothers, living together, seeking to follow the call of Christ in a common life of prayer, hospitality and learning, in the monastic tradition of St Benedict. We took our meals with them that were mostly eaten in silence except on Sundays.  After the service of Compline at 9.15pm the Greater Silence is observed until 9am.

There are extensive grounds too, with fine trees and gardens that with the fine weather we were able to sit in the peace and beauty of God’s creation around us.

It was a great privilege to spend time in the company of the brothers in this holy place and follow the monastic life with its order, prayer and purpose.

 

Prayer of the Pilgrim

Lord Jesus Christ, in you, past, present and future are brought together in one great hope; renew our faith in you so that the past may not hinder us. The present overwhelm us, or the future frighten us. You have brought us this far: continue to lead us until our hope is fulfilled and we join God’s people in never-ending praise. Amen.

St Giles' Cripplegate Church
Fore Street
London EC2Y 8DA

 

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Sunday 

8.30- 8.50 Morning Prayer

10.00-11.10 Parish Eucharist with Sunday Club

4.00-4.45 Choral Evensong on 1st Sunday of the month.  

4.00-4.45 Little St Luke's Church at St Luke's CofE Primary School on 2nd Sunday of the month 

4.00-4.20 Evening Prayer

on 3rd, 4th and 5th Sundays in the month. 

 

Monday 

8.00 - 8.20 Holy Eucharist 
8.30 - 8.50 Morning Prayer   
5.30 - 5.50 Evening Prayer
 
Tuesday

8.30 - 8.50 Morning Prayer 

5.30 - 5.50 Evening Prayer

6.00 - 6.20 Holy Eucharist

 
Wednesday
8.30 - 8.50 Morning Prayer 10.00 - 10.20 Holy Eucharist and coffee 
12.30 - 1.00 Bible Study in the Rectory
5.30 - 5.50 Evening Prayer
 
Friday 
8.30 - 8.50 Morning Prayer
12.30 - 12.55 Holy Communion BCP 1662       
5.30 - 5.50 Evening Prayer

 

Wednesday 

28 February                       

Lectio  Divina on Zoom  at 7.30pm.

Please contact Susan Royce for details   susanjroyce@gmail.com

 

2024 Dates for Silent Prayer from 1-1.30 pm and Cleaning Angels from 1.30-3pm with tea and cake, on first Thursday of the month.

You are invited to join others in church on  the first Thursday of the month.

If you are not able to join us, we hope you will continue to pray with us wherever you are. 

  • 7 March
  • 4 April
  • 2 May,
  • 6 June,
  • 4 July
  • not in August
  • 5 September
  • 3 October
  • 7 November
  •  5 December.
     

2024 Dates for Standing Committee Meetings - held in the Rectory at 6.15pm

  • 4th March
  • 8th April
  • 3rd June
  • 1st July
  • 16th September
  • 4th November

 

2024 Dates for PCC Meetings

(please note the themes for each meeting in Dark Blue) held in the church at 7.30pm but in the Rectory when with Supper 

 

  • 12th May (APCM + PCC)
  • 20th May (Supper) Mission
  • 3rd July 
  • 7th October   Safeguarding

 
Parish Office Hours

For the Parish Administrator 
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10am-4pm

Phone 07535 442955 or 

tola@stgileschurch.com 
 

For the Bookings and Events Co-ordinator, Buildings Supervisor 

Phone 07766 202731 or 

jake@stgileschurch.com 


Safeguarding is at the heart of our Christian faith. We are all made unique and in the image of God.

‘Jesus came that we might have life and have it in abundance’ John 10 v 10.

St Giles’ works to ensure a safe environment for everyone. Please click the ‘safeguarding' tab on this website for more information.

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