Category Archives: Parish News

Alan, our Team Rector, announces his retirement

Alan,our Team Rector, has announced his retirement.  His last Sunday in the parish is 2 November, when we celebrate All Saints day in a joint service at All Saints Church. We are really going to miss Alan who has been in Poplar for 20 years . Please hold him in your prayers over the coming […]
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Chloe’s last Sunday in Poplar

On Sunday we said goodbye to our wonderful intern, Chloe. Chloe came to the parish last September, as part of the Bishop of Stepney’s intern programme. It’s been a great year for us, and hopefully for Chloe too. Chloe very quickly became part of our church family and has contributed to our life of faith […]
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Joint Confirmation Service

by Jane Hodges. As I write this I feel a smile break across my face as I recall the wonderful confirmation service at All Saints on Sunday 22nd June. Bishop Adrian joined us to confirm 20 candidates from both churches. This joyful service was a really great example of our two churches coming together to […]
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Hosting the Night Shelter

Every Thursday morning in May, a cluster of people from St Nicholas Church, All Saints, and Christchurch Isle of Dogs, rose before the crack of dawn to make their way over to St Nicholas Church Hall. Some bore toasters, others bacon, hashbrowns, and milk. We had the privilege of cooking and serving breakfast to guests […]
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First edition of PoP News

View the first edition of the Parish of Poplar News here! Read about the Stepney Area Intern Scheme, what’s its like to be a chalice bearer, and why Poplar is called ‘Poplar’.

The Poplar Nativity Play

A medieval-mystery style retelling of the nativity story, set in modern day Poplar. Performed by the Aberfeldy Drama Group in St Nicholas Church.