Welcome to St Paul's Church
Grove Park, Chiswick
We would be delighted if you came to worship with us in this church which has been used for Christian worship since 1872. Christians of all denominations are welcome here, as are those searching for God and indeed the simply curious.
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AUTUMN & WINTER 2016/17
Children's church is back ! After a long summer absence, we are now once again running children's church in the Isis rooms, during the morning service and starting at 10 am. You can find out more about it on the OUR CHILDREN page.
This term's Children's Church dates are:
Sunday 2 October, Sunday 9 October, Sunday 16 October,
Sunday 23 October Half Term: no children’s church,
Sunday 31 October Half Term: no children’s church,
Sunday 6 November (Fireworks party that evening), Sunday 13 November Remembrance Sunday: Family Service: no Children's Church, Sunday 20 November, Sunday 27 November (Advent Sunday), Sunday 4 December, Sunday 11 December, Sunday 18 December (Christmas Concert that evening),
Sunday 25 Dec Christmas Day no children’s church,
Sunday 1 January Holiday - no children’s church,
Sunday 8 January (new Children's Church term begins.)
Youth Group: Sunday 23 October 4:30 - 6:00 pm
All teenagers are most welcome at our monthly youth group, which meets in the Vicarage between 4.30 and 6 pm. The Youth Group comprises a mixture of activities such as sport, baking, games, snooker and some discussion of philosophical or religious ideas where doubts are welcomed and questions encouraged! We want to provide a safe and non-judgemental space for young people to explore what they really believe and what they think about God and the church. If you'd like to find out more then please contact Bea Vickers on 07766 491716 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PCC Meeting: Monday 31 October 8:00 pm
In the Vicarage.
Confirmation Service: Saturday 5 November 5 pm
A group of our children including Alex, Lara, Gemma, Miles and Eviana are currently taking confirmation classes. Their confirmation - together with other adults and children in London - will be at a special service at St Paul's Cathedral on 5 November at 5 pm.
Fireworks Party: Sunday 6 November 5:30 pm
Our very popular annual Fireworks Party - food and soft drinks are included in the ticket price. Doors open 5.30 pm, the fireworks usually start at around 6pm. Tickets and information from Jenny at 0845 272 3501. Tickets are much cheaper if you buy them in advance - and that way you will definitely get in, as we occasionally have to limit numbers on the door because of safety reasons.
Remembrance Sunday: Sunday 13 November 10:00 am
A special service for the nation to remember and honour those who have sacrificed themselves to secure and protect our freedom.
All Souls Service: Sunday 13 November 6:00 pm
This commemoration of the departed is a chance to remember our loved ones by name, with hymns and players. The service will be followed by a Second Sunday concert - see below.
Second Sunday Concert: Sunday 13 November 7 pm
This month's second Sunday concert will be a Piano Recital. Doors and bar open at 6.45 pm, concert starts 7 pm. All Second Sunday concerts are free.
Advent Group: Wednesday 23 November 8:00 - 9:30 pm
This year’s Advent Group will be using T S Eliot’s The Four Quartets to help to reflect on the some of the eternal themes of the Advent Season. The course will be led by Simon Surtees and Mary Barnard. There will be four sessions, each one exploring one poem. There will also be time for some prayers and Advent Liturgy. All the session are held in the Vicarage and we aim to meet at 7.45 to start the sessions at 8 pm. All are most welcome!
Thanksgiving Dinner: Friday 25 November 8:00 pm
An evening of music and comedy, food and fun!
Youth Group: Sunday 27 November 4:30 - 6:00 pm
All teenagers are welcome at our monthly youth group.
Advent Group: Wednesday 30 November 8:00 - 9:30 pm
The second of four sessions, exploring poems from T S Eliot’s The Four Quartets to help to reflect on the some of the eternal themes of the Advent Season. There will also be time for some prayers and Advent Liturgy. All the session are held in the Vicarage and we aim to meet at 7.45 to start the sessions at 8 pm. All are most welcome!
Advent Group: Wednesday 7 December 8:00 - 9:30 pm
The third of four sessions, exploring poems from T S Eliot’s The Four Quartets to help to reflect on the some of the eternal themes of the Advent Season. All the session are held in the Vicarage. All welcome!
Advent Group: Wednesday 14 December 8:00 - 9:30 pm
The last of four sessions, exploring poems from T S Eliot’s The Four Quartets to help to reflect on the some of the eternal themes of the Advent Season.
Christmas Concert: Sunday 18 December 6:00 pm
Our hugely popular annual family concert promises to be a marvellous evening of seasonal snowy celebration and fun! St Paul's Choir, Mad About Gospel and Festive Folk will be performing, and the St Paul's Children's choir will be singing and dancing too! Conducted by Michael Reed.
Christmas Eve: Saturday 24 December
Christmas Day: Sunday 25 December
Quiz Night Friday 27 January 7 pm for 7.30 start
Come along and join us for our annual quiz night! Tickets are £10.00. You can either make up a team of 8 by booking a table - or if you would like to come alone, Michael will put you onto a table with others. Each table leader will arrange with their team to bring a shepherds pie (or other hot dish) for the team to share - plus salad if you wish. St Paul's will provide fruit, biscuits and cheese. Cutlery and crockery are also supplied. There will be a cash bar. Booking is essential - please contact Michael (020) 8987 0312 email@example.com if you would like to join us for what is always a very jolly evening!
Book Group: Friday 7 February 8 pm
Our next book will be Rowan Williams Being Disciples: Essentials of the Christian Life . We will meet on Tuesday 7 February 8 pm at the Vicarage. All are welcome to join the church book group, and if you'd like more information then please contact Shelagh Allsop firstname.lastname@example.org
Our main act of worship is on Sunday at 10 am. During this Parish Eucharist, Children's Church meets in the Isis Rooms (which adjoin the church) - also starting at 10 am. We have other services during the week too - please click on the OUR SERVICES tab on the left to find out more.