Throughout this week, you are invited to join us for worship and other social activities.
Sunday 3 December, 10.00am – Advent Sunday Parish Eucharist
This week is the beginning of the churches year. At the start of Advent we will be preparing for the coming of Christ. We meet at St Thomas’ and St Luke’s Churches at 10.00am for the Parish Eucharist.
The service from St Thomas’ will be livestreamed to people at home. To join the service online you can use this link to YouTube. The service will also be live on Zoom where you can join online or listen via any telephone. Download full details for joining our online service
Sunday 3 December – Bible Study
Following the Parish Eucharist, there will be a short break before a Bible Study begins. The study is online. Please stay on the Zoom meeting or come back at about 11.30am to take part.
Sunday 3 December, 6.30pm – Advent Carol Service
At the Advent Carol Service we’ll be praying for the coming of Christ with our friends from St Mary’s Leigh. Stay after the service for fellowship and refreshments.
Sunday 3 December, 9.00pm – Compline
We finish our Sunday with a short service of Compline (or night prayers). We meet on Zoom where you can join online or dial in on any telephone.
Tuesday 5 December – Tuesday Group
The Tuesday Group at St Thomas’ Church meets from 10.00am. It is a time when you can meet with friends and make new friends. Some people choose to relax and have a chat over a cuppa. Others prefer to join in with some gardening or DIY tasks. You can also stay for lunch. However you choose to spend the time, you can be guaranteed of a warm welcome.
Tuesday 5 December, 6.00pm – Evening Prayer
We meet in the beautiful chapel at St Richard’s Church Centre for a service of Evening Prayer at 6.00pm. The entrance to the chapel is in Sundorne Road.
Wednesday 6 December, 10.00am – Play Café
The Play Café for 0-3 year olds takes place at St Richard’s Church Centre on Wednesday’s, 10.00-11.30am. While the children play, parents and carers can chat and catch up over a cuppa.
Wednesday 6 December, 6.00pm – Community Choir
The Community Choir practices every Wednesday in St Luke’s Church and is open to everyone. We meet for an hour at St Luke’s Church and are a mixed group of young and old, as well as those who are new to signing and others who are more experienced singers. You’ll be guaranteed a friendly welcome.
Thursday 7 December, 10.00am – Coffee Morning
Join us from 10.00am at St Luke’s for a chance to catch up with friends and make new friends too. As well as having a chat, this is a great opportunity to look around our historic church.
Thursday 7 December, 12 noon – Holy Communion
Following the Coffee Morning, a simple midweek service of Holy Communion takes place at St Luke’s. Everyone is welcome.
There is no sermon, but there is music for reflection and prayers are said for the church, world, community and those in need. This oasis in the middle of the week may be just what you need.
Thursday 7 December, 6.00pm – Evening Prayer
We’re back in the chapel at St Richard’s Church Centre for a service of Evening Prayer at 6.00pm. The entrance to the chapel is in Sundorne Road.
NEXT SUNDAY, 10 December
Next Sunday is the Second Sunday of Advent. As well as the Parish Eucharist at 10.00am, we’ll be holding our Christmas Singalong at St Thomas’ Church, 6.30pm. There’ll be fun for everyone as we sing our favourite carols and songs, and share mulled wine and refreshments.
St Luke’s Church, The Village, London, SE7 8UG
St Thomas’ Church, Woodland Terrace, SE7 8EW
St Richard’s Chapel, Sundorne Road, London, SE7 7PP
St Richard’s Church Centre, Swallowfield Road, London, SE7 7NR