Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – Crossing Barriers

Sunday 15 January
09:30         Choir practice
11:00        Morning Worship
18:30        Evening worship with Holy Communion

Monday 16 January
20:00         Badminton

Tuesday 17 January
20:00         Mission & Outreach Team

Wednesday 18 January

Thursday 19 January
20:00         Children & Youth Work Team
20:00         Queens Road housegroup

Friday 20 January
10:00         Trinity Toddlers
20:00         Friday Fellowship / Film Club

Saturday 21 January
16:00         Pilots

Sunday 22 January
09:30         Choir practice
11:00        Morning Worship

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Our ever-popular Chinese New Year Supper will be held this year on Saturday 4 February at 6.30pm in the Old Hall.

Once again we are indebted to our Chinese group who will provide a full Chinese meal with jasmine tea (bring your own wine or soft drinks), and entertainment for us.

Adults £10; Family (2 adults, 2 children) £30. Numbers are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment!  Sign up on the notice in the vestry corridor as soon as possible.

giftThe final figure for Gift Day on 6 November was £10,935 which meant we again exceeded our target of £10,000. This year the amount for distribution to the charities chosen in our earlier ballot will be enhanced further by the £5,000 specified for Gift Day in the legacy left by Ian Buist.

This means all of our chosen Charities (listed below) receive a significant increase in the amounts they receive from us this year.

Thank you to all who supported another successful Gift Day at Trinity.

Local Charities
Merton Winter Night Shelter; St Raphael’s Hospice; South London Refugee Association; The Baked Bean Company

National Charities
Alzheimer’s Research; Cancer Research UK; Macmillan Cancer

International Charities
Barnabas Fund; British Red Cross; Médecins sans Frontières.

Also Disaster Relief, Merton Faith in Action locally, and Water Aid.

reformation2017 marks the 500th anniversary since, according to the legend, an Augustinian friar named Martin Luther nailed to the door of a German church 95 Theses that challenged the malpractices of sections of the Roman Catholic hierarchy.  On that 31 October 1517, little did he know that his ideas would shake Europe to its very foundations and change its history forever.

Across the continent numerous events are planned, from art to worship, to remember that episode in Christian history, and to reflect on its influence on our society as an extensive movement of reform.

In 2017, twelve parishes across London will welcome each other, fellow Londoners, and visitors, inviting them to experience for themselves the diverse heritage of the Reformation.  ‘Still Reforming’ is an invitation from British and Continental Churches in London to mark this anniversary. 

  • January – Bloomsbury Central Baptist church, Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2
  • February – Forest Hill Quaker Meeting, Sunderland Avenue, SE23
  • March – The Swiss Church in London, Endell Street, WC2
  • April – German Christ Church, Montpelier Place, SW7
  • May – Dutch Church, Austin Friars, ECN2
  • June  French Protestant Church of London, Soho Square, W1
  • July – Danish Church, St Katharine’s Precinct, NW1
  • August – Lumen United Reformed Church, Tavistock Square, WC1
  • September – St Anne’s Soho Church of England, Dean Street, W1
  • October – St Columba’s Church of Scotland, Pont Street, SW1
  • November – Norwegian Church in London, St Olav’s Square SE16 and Finnish Church, Albion Street SE16
  • December – The Most Holy Trinity RC Church, Dockhead, SE1

Click here for a link to the full programme.

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