Category Archives: Parish News

Come and meet our new Team Vicar!

We are thrilled that Matt Wall is joining us as the Team Vicar based at St Nicholas. His licensing is on Tuesday 21 February at St Nicholas at 7pm. Everyone is welcome to attend. Before joining us Matt was the curate at St Mary’s Stoke Newington and we are really looking forward to welcoming him […]
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Messy Church

Join us for Messy Church Thursday 7 July 4pm lots of messy fun on the theme of water stories in the Bible as well as worship and a shared meal.

We are looking for a new Team Vicar – could it be you?

We are looking for a new Team Vicar. Could it be you? This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to work in a team setting in a diverse and changing part of East London. We need someone with a deep love of God and of people who is passionate about reaching out into the […]
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St Nicholas Day Celebrations

Come and join us on Sunday 6 December for our St Nicholas Day celebrations. All age worship with a party in the hall afterwards. Our visiting preacher will be Marjorie Brown a former curate in the parish. Don’t miss out on the fun! All welcome!    

The Reverend Jane Hodges is our new Team Rector!

Thank you to everyone who came along to Jane’s service of Institution and Installation on Wednesday 25 October. All Saints Church was packed and it was a very joyful occasion.

Beating The Bounds

On Sunday 10th May the Poplar parish churches of All Saints and St.Nicholas will be reviving the old custom of ‘Beating the Bounds’. This was a ceremony held in the spring when the people of each parish would walk in procession around its boundaries. As well as asking for God’s blessing on the crops and […]
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Messy Easter

At Messy Easter this year we had a whole range of fun activities to get stuck into – everything from egg and spoon races to covering a big cross in paint and glitter. With the help of the children, we acted out the Passion narrative. This helped us to remember what Jesus has done for us and […]
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All You Need Is Love

Our Parish of Poplar review this year was on the theme of Love. On valentine’s day, members of the church came together to put on a big performance. There was everything from a contemporary version of the nativity story to an acoustic version of ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ by The Cure and much more! Thank you to everybody who came […]
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First Communions

In November, we welcomed six members of the church to join us in receiving Holy Communion. This is an important part of what it means to be a christian, because it helps us to remember what Jesus has done for us. Before the day, we met as a group to ask questions such as, ‘What is Communion?’ […]
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Football Match

In October we held a parish football match between All Saints’ and St Nicholas’. It was a lovely sunny afternoon and we had a good turnout of players and supporters from both churches. Whilst both teams managed to score goals, it was St Nicholas’ Church who came out on top, continuing their unbeaten run with a 7-4 win! Following the match, we went […]
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Alan’s last Sunday in Poplar

Alan’s last Sunday in Poplar will be Sunday 2 November. Please join us at the 10.30 Mass at All Saints Church to say goodbye to Alan and wish him a very happy and healthy retirement. This is a Parish wide service and there will be no Mass at St Nicholas that day. The service will […]
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Meet Nate, our new parish intern.

We are delighted to welcome Nate as our new parish intern. Nate is exploring his vocation to ordained ministry and will be joining us from September. He has just completed a degree in Biblical Studies at the University of Sheffield. Nate originally comes from Kent and is enjoying living in the East End. He is excited […]
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