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Bishop Stephen returns home for a special ordination service

July 5, 2014

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This month we are delighted to welcome Bishop Stephen Platten and his wife Rosslie to Christ Church. Having served as the Bishop of Wakefield for ten years, Bishop Stephen has just moved to London after a reorganisation saw the creation of a new diocesan structure in the Province of York. On Monday 7th July, Bishop Stephen […]

Katie Allen – BBC Young Chorister of the Year Finalist 2013

February 1, 2014

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Congratulations to Katie Allen who reached the finals of the BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year – for the second time! Katie was one of eight finalists (four girls and four boys) who performed at St Martin in the Fields on Monday 28th October in front of a packed house and a line-up of […]

Evensong at Chichester Cathedral – Monday 27th May 2013

July 4, 2013

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Arriving later than planned due to Traction Engines heading for the Surrey County Show, we made it to the refectory just in time to glimpse some of the famous Chichester Peregrines, whose progress we had been following on the web. As we ate lunch, the male (Tiercel) flew out from the nest into the tower […]

Decani triumph in the Annual Choir Rounders Championship 2013!

July 4, 2013

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For the first time in years, Grovelands Park was bathed in sunshine for the annual Choir Picnic and Rounders Championship, organised by Kat Gourd. Members of the choir, supported by Mums and Dads, split (roughly) according to stalls, with Decani captained by choral scholar Sophie Hammer and Cantoris captained by our bass scholar, Mitchell Lloyd. […]

What are we fundraising for? Visit to the Teenage Cancer Ward

May 1, 2013

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On 29th April, members of the May Fair Committee were able to visit the Teenage Cancer Trust Ward at University College Hospital. We were shown around by Louise, the Ward Sister and accompanied by Carolyn from the Teenage Cancer Trust (the charity is the main beneficiary of the May Day Fair). The ward is the […]

Party Time – Welcoming our new Director of Music!

April 20, 2013

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Thank you to our “Secret Millionaire” and Congratulations to Richard and Kate Everyone in the choir would like to say a big thank you to the anonymous donor who generously met the costs of the welcome party for our new Director of Music, Richard Brain. We assembled in the reception room at Church House after […]

Money, money, money – do we use our resources rightly?

April 5, 2013

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“Give us all a reverence for the earth as your own creation, that we may use its resources rightly in the service of others and to your honour and glory” Finding the ‘right’ way to use our resources – including financial resources – is always a hotly debated topic. Our Annual Parish Meeting, when we […]