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ISLE OF DOGS GRAND SUMMER FÊTE, Sunday 10th July, 2-5pm, in the garden of Christ Church Vicarage, Manchester Rd

What is the Summer Fete?

The Summer Fête is an annual fund raising event organised by Christ Church, Isle of Dogs. Volunteer initiatives through the spring and early summer make for a summer community event full of joy and fun for the Isle of Dogs: market stalls and prize raffles, a bouncy castle, face painting, refreshments, crafts, ice cream, cakes and so much more for a good cause !

Where will the money go?

Funds raised during the Fete will be donated to support the church’s community work:

 

 

 

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 Staff Chaplain in the Royal Navy's Maritime Reserve Headquarters, duties which I mostly carry out online.

Christ Church belongs to the catholic tradition of the Church of England. Our worship is beautiful, using colour, music, teaching, drama and poetry. Please find our music program for the month at the bottom of this page.

Our community 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 were held online as Zoom meetings and some have beeen recorded for you to listen to again here

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.

Giving local churches depend on the generosity of their members and the local community. Christ Church Isle of Dogs is no different. We would welcome your donation to restore our bank balance which has been severely dented by the coronavirus crisis (we were unable to rent out our building during lockdown). Please use the button below to take you to our secure giving page. Please look out for our QR code on the noticeboads which will take you to the same site.

GIVING

 

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Music Programme for Services:

Sunday July 10th, 10.00 (early start)

15 The Lord will come and not be slow

378 Immortal Love

Today I Awake (Iona)

461 There’s a Wideness in God’s Mercy

 

Sunday July 17th, 11.00

513 Here in Christ We Gather

Christ is the World’s Light

We Will Lay Our Burden Down

My God, and is Thy Table Spread

 

Sunday, July 24th, 11.00

364 God is Love

For the Healing of the Nations

Eternal Light

339 Be Thou My Vision

 

Sunday, July 31st, 11.00

378 Immortal Love

NEH 83 Glory be to Jesus

Today I Awake (Iona)

NEH 339 Be Thou my Vision

 

Sunday, August 7th, 11.00

My God, and Is Thy Table Spread (Philip Doddridge, Edward Miller)

NEH 294 Just as I Am

Longing for Light (Iona)

NEH 276 Bread of Heaven (Tune Bread of Heaven)

 

Sunday, August 14th, 11.00

NEH 513 Here in Christ we Gather

NEH 296 Lord Enthroned

NEH 83 Glory be to Jesus

Breathe on My, Breath of God (Tune Trentham)

 

Sunday, August 21st, 11.00

NEH 273 And now, o Father, mindful of the love (Tune Unde et Memores)

NEH 272 All for Jesus

NEH 323 Father of Mercy

And Can it Be (Charles Wesley, Thomas Campbell)

 

Sunday August 28th, 11.00

NEH 21 O Great and Mighty Wonder

NEH 280 Deck Thyself, my Soul, with Gladness

Today I Awake (Iona)

NEH 339 Be Thou my Vision