Welcome! I am Fr. Tom Pyke and I am the Vicar of Church of England Parish of the Isle of Dogs, London. Our church, Christ Church, is on Manchester Road at the southern tip of the loop in the Thames (we call it ‘the Island’).
The congregation comes from many nationalities, traditions and denominations and reflects the diversity of the Island’s changing population – personally, I have worked in the Parish since November 2006. Before that I was vicar and industrial chaplain in Birmingham. I combine my work in the parish with work as a Chaplain in the Royal Naval Reserve.
Christ Church belongs to the catholic tradition of the Church of England. Our worship is beautiful, using colour, music, teaching, drama and poetry. At the same time it is relaxed and welcoming. We have different groups offering children’s work during the week. The focal point of our life together is the Parish Mass at 11am on Sunday.
We welcome people who want to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Christian faith.
Throughout the current period of COVID-19 our services have bheen held online as Zoom meetingsand some have beeen recorded for you to listen back. Our next Meetings on Zoom are on Sundays 2nd and the 9th August (the Eighth and Ninth Sundays after Trinity).
Or dial in by phone:
+44 203 481 5237 United Kingdom
+44 203 481 5240 United Kingdom
+44 131 460 1196 United Kingdom
+44 203 051 2874 United Kingdom
Meeting ID: 864 5561 6046
We have resumed our celebration of Mass in the church, with a reduced congregation, on Sundays at 4pm. There won't be a live streamed version of this service for the next two weeks to allow for holidays. Live-streaming will resume on Sunday 16th August.
Here is our live-streamed service from Wednesday 22nd July, the Feast of St Mary Magdalene:
Other Online Opportunities
On Sunday evenings Evening Prayer is broadcast at 6.30 on Zoom. Do join us - the login details are published each week here
There is no Wednesday evening Mass during August, to allow for holidays
On Friday morning we meet at 8.30am for Morning Prayer - find the login details here
Past recordings of Morning and Evening Prayers are shared here
Our thoughts are with all of you throughout the current global health situation, wishing you good health and safety. Please subscribe to our Newsletter (see below) so we can keep you informed of developments. Please visit our Prayer Page to remember in prayer those who are sick and those who have died. Names are published with the consent of the individual or the family.
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