Stepney Area News

Contemplating change in church

Fr William Taylor of St Thomas Clapton Ponds, (who spoke at Stepney@Prayer) speaks here in the Tablet (Pg 12) about change and his church… it’s a great read. The Tablet 24.09.2022

Lay leaders conference

Lay leaders conference

“Growing the Church together” Over 70 lay leaders from across the church spectrum gathered on Saturday 24th September at Kings House, the home of KXC in Kings Cross, for the ‘Stepney Church conference’. Mirjam Ngoy-Verhage the newly appointed discipleship lead for the...

Closure of Hackney Centre of Mission

A triennial review of Hackney Centre of Mission took place earlier this year with a reviewer from Church Army and the Diocese and a report came to the Church Army Management Group and to the Bishop of Stepney. The report has been considered against whether it fulfils...

Twelve new clergy for North and East London’s churches

Twelve new clergy for North and East London’s churches

Twelve clergy have joined churches in the Stepney area of Hackney, Islington and Tower Hamlets following their ordination to the office of Deacon this week. The office of Deacon is often a step on the path towards priesthood and follows two to three years of training....

RIBA national award for restoration of St John at Hackney

RIBA national award for restoration of St John at Hackney

St John at Hackney are delighted to have been awarded a Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) National Award recognizing the restoration of St John at Hackney. Many thanks to everyone who has been involved in championing this work -  the DAC, Chancellor and...

Bishop’s Diary March -June 2022

Belonging in, praying for, and caring for people and parishes in Stepney Area is the core of Bishop Joanne’s role. She is also the lead bishop for safeguarding on behalf of Bishop Sarah; works alongside Bishop Graham in supporting the work of the Compassionate...