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CHRIST CHURCH Southgate Church of England

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June 2018....

Saturday 9th June 10am - Churchyard ZĞŇĞĐƟŽŶĂLJ

Friday 22nd June Sunday 10th June 8pm - Talk : “My Life ϲ͘ϯϬƉŵͲ:ƵŶŝŽƌ ŚŽŝƌǀĞŶƐŽŶŐ in Music”

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MACRORY WARD SOLICITORS 27 Station Road, New Barnet EN5 1PH Macrory Ward has been assisting Christ Church members in legal matters since 1984, particularly in wills, property, tax planning, powers of attorney and probate matters. Home visits to the housebound and elderly.  

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OPERATION FISH OFFERS FREE HELP IN EMERGENCY AND NEED Operation Fish offers voluntary help to the elderly, the house bound and those with disabilities.

It will get shopping, pay bills, collect prescriptions and pensions. Offers transport to clubs, doctors, clinics, and local hospitals. It also visits the lonely.

Please ring 8882 88861831 9577 Mon-Fri 10am to noon Answer phone at other times &KDULW\1R


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tĞůĐŽŵĞ͊ &ƌŽŵdŚĞZĞǀĞƌĞŶĚƌŚƌŝĐŚƚŽŶ>ŝŵďĞƌƚ sŝĐĂƌŽĨŚƌŝƐƚŚƵƌĐŚ^ŽƵƚŚŐĂƚĞ In the church’s year, June is usually the month when the excitement ends and we hit Ordinary Time with its feel of steady and solid worship and prayer, before it gets interesting again in November. But I think it is very wrong to think of the summer and autumn months as the time when we just tick along, waiting for something to happen. It is the very fact that we have just reenacted the whole astonishing saga of Christ’s passion, resurrection and ascension, leading to the coming of the Holy Spirit, is why there is Ordinary Time. We have an incredible story of love to take out and share to do our bit to help build the Kingdom, which we can do in so many ways as individuals

and by belonging to our community through the pattern of charity lunches or lunch fellowships, or by caring for God’s good creation in the churchyard, or by taking our worship music to St Paul’s and St David’s cathedrals. Last month I heard a Thought for the Day on the radio as the school trip season was starting. The message was to always remember your name and where you come from – we are special individuals who are representing our groups, communities DQGIDLWKV$VLWVD\VLQWKHFRQ¿UPDWLRQ service, God has “called you by name, you are mine” to be his individual and unique representative.

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We’ve just come back from a short break in Edinburgh where we met many people who were in search of where they came from and wanted to know which group they really belonged to. Thankfully, there was not a clan Limbert tartan to be seen anywhere, but for once Chrichton didn’t seem so unusual, but the usual issues over spelling did remain! However, as you can see in the picture, I was able to try on a space suit as part of the exhibition of Tim Peake’s spacecraft and equipment at the National Museum of Scotland. An astronaut is the most extreme case we have of going “out there” while knowing your name and where you come from – they represent the entire human race while having their names clearly sewn on their suits. Another thing we enjoyed on our trip was the Royal Yacht Britannia, which very deliberately does not have its name on display – you are expected to know exactly the name and where it comes from! At the other end of the scale, I baptised Samuel and Arianna last week, giving them their names before God as very new members of his church, to carry that membership out in the world even if they never go all round it or even out of it. Knowing who or what you represent when out in the world is really important when we are in these months of solid prayer and action. If you are off on any sort of expedition over the summer, be that a day trip, a world cruise or out into space, remember that you have been called by God to be his – whether that is a signed up Ambassador, or an individual who really loves him. Being his means that you are one of his global church and a member of our community of love, so when you are out in the world be that representative and show his love wherever and whenever you can – even if it is just by simple acts of kindness, that can lead onto much more. Fr Chrichton


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Ä‚ĆŒĹ?ĹśĹ?Ä¨Ĺ˝ĆŒ 'ŽĚ͛Ć?Ä?ĆŒÄž This June Christ Church Southgate will be taking part in the Beautiful Burial Ground Project that being organised by Caring for God’s Acre. The project is planning to put burial grounds on the map, by revealing the hidden heritage and wildlife of burial grounds across England and Wales. This is being supported by a grant of ÂŁ586,700 from the National Lottery, awarded to Caring for God’s Acre to set up the database and interactive map. The actual work of recording burial grounds will be done by what they are calling “citizen scientistsâ€? who will record the cultural and historical background as well as the DFWXDOĂ€RUDIDXQDDQGZLOGOLIHLQDVPDQ\ churchyards as possible.

:HZLOOEHWDNLQJSDUWLQWKLVSURMHFWDVLWÂżWV in very well with our Eco-church status and gives us the opportunity to look at and enjoy the biodiversity we have here in Southgate. 2XUÂżUVWFRQWULEXWLRQZLOOEHD*DUGHQLQJ DQG&KXUFK\DUG5HĂ€HFWLRQ'D\RQ6DWXUGD\ WK-XQHZKLFKLVWKHÂżUVWGD\RIQDWLRQDO Cherishing Churchyards week. Fr Chrichton will start the day with prayers at 10 a.m. and then we will garden, just sit, observe and list, listen, draw and paint – in fact, whatever you would like to do to just enjoy the space. Bring a packed lunch to eat together outside, before we will end with closing prayers by 2.30 p.m. By the end of the day we will have started to “cherishâ€? our churchyard as part of our worship space and an offering to God. Join us on the 9th to be one of the good stewards of God’s Acre.

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dŽďĞĂƉŝůŐƌŝŵ I’ve been singing soprano in the choir for eight years now. It’s a fabulous experience, and I feel very grateful that I found Christ Church on an internet search when I was looking for somewhere to sing Choral Evensong every Sunday. I feel very much part of the Church, and yet I wanted to take a more active role and join in with more than the singing. And so I am delighted to have been elected to serve our Parish and our Church in this new capacity. My journey in the Church began with my baptism as an infant at St John on Bethnal Green, and I attended church every Sunday there and in other churches in the East End of London.

In those days, we used the Book of Common Prayer, and I suspect my deep enduring love of its language is because of that early and constant use. Nevertheless, I did have a bit of trouble working out why we had two hearts: ‘that both our hearts may be set to REH\WK\FRPPDQGPHQWV¶WULFN\IRUD¿YH year-old. 0\¿UVWRSSRUWXQLW\WRVLQJLQDFKRLUFDPH when I was about eight years old - a local vicar hired a music student and started a children’s choir. At Holy Trinity Mile End (lately a carpet warehouse), we had a wonderfully encouraging organist / choirmaster from Nigeria, called Emmanuel, who expected us all to learn the weekly BCP collect and he called upon people at random to recite it at choir practice on Friday. With Emmanuel I learned my love of church music (and collects), and I am thankful.


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In those days, all East End churches were very High Church – there were always vast clouds of incense, everything that could be chanted was chanted, and we always seemed to have processions round the church. I loved the theatre of it all, and the way our worship was enhanced; it made sense to me. Also, I still have a particular affection for our Churchwarden Frances Stevenson, rarely seen without a cigarette, who was always there caring for the Church and us all. I dedicate my wardenship to her memory.

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Sadly, our family move from East London to Chingford signaled an end to my church singing for a few years – girls and women were not welcome in the choir. But lately, in addition to my delight at the ministry of women as priests and bishops, I am particularly pleased that recent years have VHHQDVLJQL¿FDQWULVHLQWKHQXPEHUDQG quality of mixed choirs performing sacred music. The more contemplative aspects of corporate and personal worship have also attracted me; I spent time learning quiet prayerful UHÀHFWLRQDQGEHFDPHLQWHUHVWHGLQ4XDNHUV exploring their unique ways of waiting on God uncluttered by liturgy or structure of any NLQG,QLWLDOO\LWZDVDVWRQLVKLQJO\GLI¿FXOW sitting still and quiet for an hour, but now I ¿QGWKHGLVFLSOLQHSURIRXQGO\XVHIXOLQRXU EXV\QRLV\ZRUOG7KHRORJLFDOO\WKH4XDNHU approach also kindled a deep yearning for active faith to be located in the world with an emphasis on the words and actions of Jesus. At this time I began volunteering for the &KULVWPDV6KHOWHUUXQE\4XDNHU+RPHOHVV Action. Being with people who have nothing, offering them good food and the hand of friendship, changed my view of the world and my response to it. There but for the Grace of God ‌ 3URIHVVLRQDOO\,DPDVFLHQWLVW LQDQRI¿FH rather than a laboratory) working in the development of new medicines.

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As well as being worthwhile, this is seriously good fun! Every day is different, and at present my focus is on the safety of respiratory medicines e.g. those used in asthma. My academic training in human physiology has brought a wide range of opportunities. After university at York, I trained as a teacher of Biology and Maths. But the longing for more academic work took hold and I left to complete my doctorate at Corpus Christi College Oxford. Oh joy! They had a chapel choir, and I sang there for four years. My rowing career didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t last long however â&#x20AC;&#x201C; too many cold early mornings. $IWHUZRUNLQJIRUDZKLOHDWWKH1XIÂżHOG Department of Medicine, I went to Edmonton, Alberta as a Fellow at the University. Yes, I found a church choir to sing in! And the snow there was amazing! I went camping in the Canadian wilderness, became an ardent fan of ice-hockey, and had several interesting but ultimately unsuccessful attempts at skiing. But I missed England â&#x20AC;&#x201C; mossy walls, puddles, clouds, musty old churches, ancient places, a small horizon, the green landscape, and cricket. So I returned to London and moved from academia to the pharmaceutical industry. Life in London has been busy. I moved to Beckenham, then Ealing, and now live in Walthamstow as a result of job changes. Along the way I have made friends, became D4XDNHUVXQJLQDIHZFKRLUVWUDLQHG as a psychotherapist (in a Benedictine monastery), and last year I took up spoon ZKLWWOLQJDQG/DWLQ2FFDVLRQDOO\,ÂżQGWLPH to go sailing â&#x20AC;&#x201C; a little dinghy on the gravel pits in Broxbourne, not a yacht. Importantly, ,ÂżQGP\VHOIYHU\PXFKDWKRPHDW&KULVW Church Southgate. I came for Choral Evensong and stayed because of the people. Being open to difference, in worship and in life, is one of the qualities I love about people at Christ Church.


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It is an active inclusive Church that seeks FRQWLQXDOO\WR¿QGZD\VWRHQFRXUDJHRXU spiritual growth and our worshipful lives together. At the same time, we are not simply self-regarding, but we try to connect with our community in a variety of meaningful ways. Taking on the job of Church Warden in Christ Church is an enormous privilege and an equal responsibility. As Wardens, Clare and I are legally responsible for the building, but perhaps more importantly we are elected to serve the Parish and its people including those who don’t come to church. These will be uppermost in my mind. So this promises to be an exciting path in my personal pilgrimage. It’s a little daunting following in Phillip’s footsteps, and I am just picking up the reins with the help of Clare and other members of the PCC. And already many people are offering helpful advice and suggestions – keep them coming please!

TALK: My Life In Music

Sunday 10th June at 8pm - Top Step Talk in the Bar : Join our musical director Richard Brain to hear entertaining anecdotes from his varied musical career as a professional singer, vocal coach and conductor.

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>ŝŐŚƟŶŐĂŶĚůĞƐ The lighting of candles or lamps during worship goes back to the Jewish origins of our faith. The lighting of lights in the Temple and synagogues were for practical as well as symbolic reasons. Of course for centuries worshippers in Christian churches and cathedrals needed candles to see what they were doing. Our use of candles and lamps is now very largely symbolic. Their use mainly derives from the lighting of the Pascal candle at (DVWHU$WWKHYLJLORQ(DVWHU(YHQHZ¿UH was kindled outside the church and from it the Pascal candle was lit. This is the very large candle that usually stands by the font or near the pulpit and has the date of the year on it. It symbolises for us the risen Christ. After it was lit it was born aloft into church with the singing of ‘The light of Christ’.

Cathy Dallman Lay Reader

It was then censed and placed near the pulpit where it will remain throughout Easter. During the vigil the people’s candles were lit to symbolise that we all share in the light of Christ. The Pascal candle was lit at all services during the Easter season. During the year the Pascal candle is lit during Baptisms and Funerals. You may have noticed that a person who has been newly baptised receives after Baptism a special baptismal candle lit from the Pascal Candle with the words ‘You have received the light of Christ: Walk in this light all the days of your life. Shine as a light in to world to the glory of God the Father.’


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Candles on the Altar and carried during the reading of the gospel were originally, of course, to provide light but now are used to give honour to the presence of Christ in Word and Sacrament.

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The light that burns in the Lady Chapel at all times is to indicate the presence of Christ in the Reserved Sacrament in the aumbry. At the back of the church in the Chapel of Remembrance is a stand for candles that can be lit in prayer for ourselves or someone we care about. The candle goes on burning after we have left indicting that the prayer continues At Candlemas otherwise known as the Feast of the Presentation which falls on February 2nd, we walked in procession carrying candles singing the ‘Nunc dimittis’ in celebration of Simeon acclaiming the infant Jesus as ‘the Light of the World’ And this is where all our use of candles comes from. We continue to remember that Jesus himself said ‘I am the Light of the World’ Cathy Dallman

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ĹŻĹŻ'ŽŽÄ&#x161;Ä?ŽžÄ&#x17E;Ć? ĨĆ&#x152;Žž'Ĺ˝Ä&#x161; All good comes from God and God is all *RRGÂąWKLVEHLQJ-HVXV7RUHĂ&#x20AC;HFWRQWKLVWR meditate on our Saviour â&#x20AC;&#x201C; good in all being. However, in the Bible; written in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;The Rich Young manâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x201C; â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Teacher,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; he asked Jesus, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;What good thing must I do to inherit Eternal Life?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Jesus replied, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;There is only One who is good. Keep the commandments if you want to enter life.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Then Jesus quoted the Ten Commandments. Read this if you like, in Matthew 19.18-19. These Ten Commandments; our foundation of civilisation; written up at the altar â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Exodus XX and also in Deuteronomy. This is next to the beautiful painting of our Lord Jesus, presiding at the Last Supper. Also referring to this articleâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s theme; Jesus asks of us: â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Love the Lord your God, with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your might â&#x20AC;&#x201C; and love your neighbour as yourself.â&#x20AC;&#x2122;

Lynda Corcoran

Indeed nowadays, we should love our beautiful animals â&#x20AC;&#x201C; they have feelings as well as us. Please love them, as you do your brothers and sisters in Christ. We all know indeed that God is Good. Jesus himself by His very nature is the exact representation of God â&#x20AC;&#x201C; His Father. (YHUVLQFH,ÂżUVWKHDUGRIKLPÂąDVDFKLOG living next to our beautiful Christ Church â&#x20AC;&#x201C; I felt love for this wonderful Jesus â&#x20AC;&#x201C; always close to me I felt. The television programme, â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;About Religion,â&#x20AC;&#x2122; spoke about Jesus; and everyone being sinners. I thought that meant â&#x20AC;&#x201C; we were in no way to be compared to the beautiful Jesus â&#x20AC;&#x201C; perfection in all His ways. Kind, caring, loving, dutiful and good.


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This is what I believed then. These 3 remain from Corinthians 13. $VLPSRUWDQWUHDOO\DV+LVDWRQLQJVDFULÂżFH at Calvary, and His immaculate conception â&#x20AC;&#x201C; His virgin birth. As well â&#x20AC;&#x201C; His deity â&#x20AC;&#x201C; His Godliness â&#x20AC;&#x201C; as well as Humanity â&#x20AC;&#x201C; His Humanness.

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To refer to the title even people without Faith â&#x20AC;&#x201C; if thy do good then its of God. It is Christian â&#x20AC;&#x201C; good action. That is my aim in life â&#x20AC;&#x201C; to promote good. To be perfect has always been my great aspiration, as it says in the scriptures; â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Walk before me and be perfect.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Be thou perfect as my Father in heaven in perfect.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; ,VWKLVGLIÂżFXOWP\EUHWKUHQ":HFDQWU\ canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t we? Let us do this then. Pray. To quote from Premier Christian Radio â&#x20AC;&#x201C; â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Pray, just one more time tonight; pray weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll be walking in the light of love â&#x20AC;&#x201C; light of God.â&#x20AC;&#x2122; Archangel Uriel is the light of God. I played the beautiful Archangel Uriel in a church Nativity play once. I loved that, you know. Well here is time to end my epistle and psalm. I hope you enjoyed reading this and will consider acting upon the sentiments I write here. All my love to you as always in Christ Jesus. Lynda Corcoran

Ĺ˝Ä?ĹŹĆ&#x161;Ä&#x201A;Ĺ?ĹŻEĹ?Ĺ?Ĺ&#x161;Ć&#x161; June 8th Friday 8th June from 6 pm - Cocktail Night in the Bar with snacks. Celebrate June by sampling a range of freshly prepared cocktails â&#x20AC;&#x201C; alcoholic and non-alcoholic!

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What a Ĺ˝Ć&#x152;ĹŹÄ&#x17E;Ć&#x152;Í&#x160; Some wine still comes with corks in the top of the bottle! Indeed, some people will only buy wine with a corkâ&#x20AC;Ś but then what do you do when the bottle is empty? Recycling the JODVVKHUHLQ6RXWKJDWHDQG(QÂżHOGLVHDV\ peasyâ&#x20AC;Ś just rinse out the bottle and pop it in the green bin. Metal screw caps also go in the recycling. But what about corks? Most of us probably havenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t thought too much about the corks, at all. We just bin them in the kerbside waste collection. But in fact, even though cork is a natural product, most cork stoppers wonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t break down in ODQGÂżOO+RZHYHUFRUNVFDQQRZEHUH cycled. Recorked UK is the UKâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s leading, dedicated cork recycling organisation. Partnered with dozens of wine outlets including pubs, restaurants, hotels, off-licences, wine retailers and vineyards (just have a look at their website, at https://recorkeduk. org/ to see a list of these), Recorked UK recycles millions of corks a year, making an environmental, charitable and social contribution to the world around us. The wider public donates the corks and Recorked UK either re-sells or re-gifts them.

Patricia Ashby Deputy Churchwarden

$SHUFHQWDJHRIWKHLUSURÂżWVIURPVDOHV is donated to their nominated charities, including FRANK Water , a â&#x20AC;&#x153;safe water and sanitation charityâ&#x20AC;?, Wild Oxfordshire, Friends of Warden Abbey Vineyard (a community project in Bedfordshire), Mind, Business4Life, and When you Wish Upon a Star. Again, details of all these charities can be found on their website. Their work creates employment opportunities for young people across the UK and Recorded UK also gives thousands of free corks to charities and schools for use in craft activities and projects - schools such as Craigowl Primary School in Dundee whose children made items to sell in aid of charity at a winter craft market. Even as individuals, we can now participate in cork re-cycling. Until their cork recycling boxes become more widely accessible feature in our local shops, simply pop your collection of corks â&#x20AC;&#x201C; regular or champagne type â&#x20AC;&#x201C; into a small box, jiffy-bag, or envelope and post them to: Recorked UK, 11 Cornerhouse Lane, Widnes WA8 9WD. You might also like to check out the Recorked UK shop at https://recorkeduk.org/ collections/products (for everything from mini air-plants in champagne corks to cork boards and yoga mats).


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June 2018 ŽĐŬƚĂŝůǀĞŶŝŶŐŝŶƚŚĞĂƌ &ƌŝĚĂLJϴƚŚ:ƵŶĞĨƌŽŵϲ͘ϬϬƉŵ Celebrate June by sampling a range of freshly prepared cocktails – alcoholic and non-alcoholic!

ŚƵƌĐŚLJĂƌĚZĞŇĞĐƟŽŶĂLJ Saturday 9th June 10.00am As part of the week to celebrate churchyards we will be a holding a gardening day. We will be at the church between 10 a.m. and 2.30 p.m., so if you can spare some time (however short) to help you would be most welcome. It is not necessary to do any gardening, if you want to just come along and join us to sit in the churchyard and enjoy the surroundings please do.

Talk : “My Life In Music” Sunday 10th June at 8.00pm Join our musical director to hear entertaining anecdotes from his varied musical career as a professional singer, vocal coach and conductor.

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:ƵŶŝŽƌŚŽŝƌŚŽƌĂůǀĞŶƐŽŶŐ Friday 22nd June at 6.30pm Join us to support the Junior Choir as they lead Choral Evensong. This service will replace Evening Prayer at 5.30pm.

tŽƌůĚƵƉtŝŶĞdĂƐƟŶŐ Saturday 23rd June at 8pm Let Clive Woodhouse guide you through wines from 10 nations that have won the FIFA World Cup. Contact Clive in advance on info@passion4wine.co.uk for tickets.

dĂůŬ͗dŚĞ,ŝƐƚŽƌLJŽĨsĞŶŝĐĞ Sunday 1st July at 11.30am Richard & Dr Timothy Brain get you in the mood for the choir’s tour to Venice next year. Tickets will be £5 in aid of the Choir Tour Fund (under 18’s free) and will be available from Richard at music@christchurch-southgate.org


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22 Or I live (anag.) (7) 23 Those guilty of 1 Across (Romans13:4) (10)

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â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;God so loved the â&#x20AC;&#x201D; that he gave his one and only Sonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; (John 3:16) (5) â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Away in a manger, no â&#x20AC;&#x201D; for a bedâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; (4) Mob ten (anag.) (6) â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Each â&#x20AC;&#x201D; group made its own gods in several towns where they settledâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; (2 Kings 17:29) (8) Began (Luke 9:46) (7) Speaking very softly (John 7:32) (10) Workers Ruth joined when she arrived in Bethlehem with her mother-in-law Naomi (Ruth 2:3) (10) Put in jail (Acts22:19) (8) Aceturn (anag.) (7) Discharge (Acts21:3) (6) â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;All theseâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;come from inside and make a man â&#x20AC;&#x153;uncleanâ&#x20AC;?â&#x20AC;&#x2122; (Mark 7:23) (5) â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Let us rejoice and be glad and â&#x20AC;&#x201D; him glory!â&#x20AC;&#x2122; (Revelation19:7) (4)


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Stall Takings 2018 May Day Thank you to everyone who Fair supported the May Day Fair! 2018

2017

BBQ

Hatters Explorer Scouts

£1,579.20

£1,091.00

Refreshments

Christ Church

£1,004.50

£1,085.00

Raffle Ticket Sales

Christ Church

£789.90

£768.00

Books

Christ Church

£510.47

£626.00

Go Karts

Christ Church

£375.60

£394.00

Climbing Wall

Christ Church

£361.00

£0.00

Rodeo Bull

Christ Church

£312.70

£281.00

Cake Stall

Christ Church

£290.00

£375.00

Jewellery

Christ Church

£267.30

£427.00

Bric a Brac, Clothes, etc

Christ Church

£239.05

£375.00

Gladiator Game

Christ Church

£224.50

£276.00

Bacon Butties (morning on Christ Church

£222.50

£279.00

Tin Can Alley Game

Christ Church

£186.20

£70.00

Crafts and Gifts

Christ Church

£163.90

£140.00

Hook a Duck Game

Christ Church

£159.50

£117.00

Plants

Christ Church

£129.00

£0.00

Mr Marvel

Mr Marvel

£114.00

£87.00

Jigsaws

Christ Church

£112.50

£170.00

China & Glass

Christ Church

£100.60

£179.00

Miniature Steam Engine

N London Soc of Model Eng

£100.00

£145.00

Toys and Games

Christ Church

£87.08

£246.00

Inflatable Basketball GameChrist Church

£72.50

£160.00

Giant Buzzer Game

Christ Church

£30.00

£65.00

Bouncy Castle

Christ Church

£0.00

£202.00

Bungee Run

Christ Church

£0.00

£153.00

Church & Belfry Tours

Christ Church

£0.00

£350.00

£7,432.00

£8,061.00

(2017 amount inc programme sales )

2018 Climbing Wall replaced bouncy castle 2018 donations requested. 2017 inc church stall


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WĂƌŝƐŚŝƌĞĐƚŽƌLJ Parish Office

Mail Phone

Open on Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m.—1 p.m.; 2.30—5 p.m. Please phone beforehand if you have any special requests or needs. N.B. Notices for the Sunday pew sheets should reach the Office no later than 10 a.m. on a Friday. If possible, please e-mail them. 1 The Green, London N14 7EG 8886 0384

Email Website

office@christchurch-southgate.org www.christchurch-southgate.org

Clergy Vicar Address

Phone Email Associate Priest Address

The Reverend Dr Chrichton Limbert 1 The Green Southgate LONDON N14 7EG 8882 0917 frch138@btinternet.com

Phone Email

The Reverend Hazel Miall 85 Conway Road Southgate LONDON N14 7BD 07980 740 587 hazelhmiall@btinternet.com

Curate

The Reverend Liz Brown

Lay Readers Mrs Cathy Dallman, 4 Greenacre Walk Southgate N14 7DB Ms Jackie Anderson

8886 5918 8245 0305

Clare Boulton, 321 Gladbeck Way, EN2 7EN Dr Catherine Harvey, 1 Ruby Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4RE

8367 5961 07872 493556

Mr John Macrory john@macroryward.co.uk Clare Boulton (as above) Mr Michael Meur, 136 Green Dragon Lane, N21 1ET

0208 440 3258

Churchwardens

PCC Secretary Treasurer Stewardship

Music Deprtment Director of Music & Organist Mr Richard Brain music@christchurch-southgate.org Assistant Organist Mr David Hinitt, 19 Mercia Rd, Baldock, Herts, SG7 6RZ davejh@onetel.com Treasurer Mr Ian Winton, 7 Foxgrove, N14 7EA

8360 2362

07979 850 546 07734 209 662 8882 3680


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Sacristan Mr Peter Holiday, 61 Arnos Grove, Southgate, N14 7AG

8886 4126

Mrs Judith Lo

8882 3335

Sidesmen

Sub-committee Chairs/contacts Communications Parish Office â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Parish Administrator, Mr Adam Dickson Social Responsibility Ms Jackie Anderson Resources Dr Ronald Lo Pastoral Mrs Cathy Dallman, 4 Greenacre Walk Southgate N14 7DB

8886 0384 8245 0305 8882 3335 8886 5918

Electoral Roll Officer Dr Patricia Ashby Parish Magazine "The Spire" Editor Parish Office, see above Treasurer Mrs Hilary Meur, 136 Green Dragon Lane, N21 1ET

8360 2362

Flower Arrangers Mrs Kathryn Chandler-Board

kchandler-board@outlook.com

Parish Centre/Church Halls Chairman Mr Philip Miall, 85 Conway Road, N14 7BD Secretary Clare Boulton, 321 Gladbeck Way, EN2 7EN Lettings christchurchparishcentre@gmail.com Treasurer Mr Michael Meur, 136 Green Dragon Lane, N21 1ET

07930 892948 8882 6738 8367 5961 8360 2362

Christ Church Association Bar open as advertised Contact Mr Clive Woodhouse, 41b Osborne Rd, N13 5BT

8882 0014

Friday Coffee Morning Every Friday morning 10.30 am - 12.15 p.m. Mrs Yvonne Woodthorpe, 88 Waterfall Road, N14 7JT

8368 9467

Lunch Fellowship Usually on 2nd Wednesday in the month at noon. Mrs Cathy Dallman, 4 Greenacre Walk Southgate N14 7DB

8886 5918

1st Tuesday 8.30 p.m. - informal women's meeting Mrs Frances Wyatt Mrs Glenys Rodway, 14 Dawlish Avenue, N13 4HP

8361 5379 8882 5970

The Revd. Hazel Miall, Cubs Mr Stephen Smith, Group Scout Leader

07980 740 587 8882 0991

Practice held Wednesdays 7.30 p.m. Mr Martin Sutcliffe, 46 Brookdale, N11 1BN

8368 1974

Waterfall Group

Scout Group Bellringers Captain

Bridge Club Thursdays 7.30 p.m.-10 p.m. Secretary Mrs Jean Jobson, 26 New River Crescent, N13 5RF

8882 5619

Young Fogeys For the active and retired, though you needn't be either! Contact Mrs Jean Thomas, 1 Bramford Court, N14 6DH

8882 8133


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^ĞƌǀŝĐĞƐŝŶ:ƵŶĞ Date - JUNE Friday

1

Day Justin, martyr, c165

Eucharists

Other Services 8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Liturgical Colour Green

Saturday

2

9am (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer)

Green

Sunday

3

1st Sunday after Trinity (P4)

8am (said); 10am (sung)

6.30pm Choral Evensong

Green

Monday

4

Petroc, abbot, 6th cent.

Tuesday

5

Boniface, bishop, martyr, 745

7.30pm (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Wednesday

6

Ini Kopuria, founder of the Melanesian Brotherhood, 1945.

11am (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Thursday

7

12.30pm (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Friday

8

Thomas Ken, bishop, nonjuror, hymn writer, 1711.

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Saturday

9

Columba, abbott, missionary, 597

9am (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer)

Green

Sunday

10 2nd Sunday after Trinity. (P5)

Monday

11 Barnabas the Apostle

8am (said); 10am (sung)

6.30pm Choral Evensong

Tuesday

12

7.30pm (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Wednesday

13

11am (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Thursday

14 Richard Baxter, puritan divine, 1691

12.30pm (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Friday

15

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Saturday

16 Richard, bishop 1253

9am (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer)

Green

8am (said); 10am (sung)

6.30pm Choral Evensong

Green

3rd

Sunday after Trinity (P6)

Green

Green Red

Sunday

17

Monday Tuesday

18 Bernard Mizeki, martyr, 1896 19 Sundar Singh, sadhu, evangelist, teacher of the faith, 7.30pm (said) 1929

Wednesday

20

11am (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Thursday

21

12.30pm (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Friday

22 Alban, first martyr of Britain, c250

Green

Saturday

23 Etheldreda, abbess, c678

9am (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 6.30pm (Choral Evensong with Treble voices) 8.30am (Morning Prayer)

Sunday

24 Birth of John the Baptist

8am (said); 10am (sung)

6.30pm Choral Evensong

Monday

25

Tuesday

26

7.30pm (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Wednesday

27 Cyril, bishop, teacher of the faith, 444

11am (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Thursday

28 Irenaeus, bishop, teacher of the faith, 200

12.30pm (said)

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green

Friday

29 Peter and Paul, Apostles

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Red

Saturday

30

8.30am (Morning Prayer)

Green

8.30am (Morning Prayer) 5.30pm (Evening Prayer)

Green Green

Green White Green

9am (said)


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