Stepney Area News

A Prayer for Safeguarding

Bishop Joanne has written a prayer for Safeguarding Sunday  today, but it could be used throughout the year: Lord of all truth and light, you know the pain of those who are abused, in families, churches, and communities, and by human trafficking. Shine the beams of...

Rev’d Tom Duncan RIP

Father Tom was much loved by the church family at All Saints and St Nicholas and by the people of Poplar and beyond. Tom made a return to the Church in the mid-seventies following the death of his mother. After time he persuaded his father to join him and subsequently...

RIP +Karowei Dorgu

I am sad to have to pass on the news of the death  of Bishop Karowei Dorgu on Friday 8th September. Please see attached a letter from the Bishop of Southwark to the clergy of his Diocese. Prior to his consecration, Karowei spent the entirety of his ordained ministry...

Hackney and Islington churches care about the community

Pastoral Care in Hackney and Islington was given a great boost when The Bishop of Stepney, the Rt Rev Dr Joanne Woolway Grenfell commissioned four new Pastoral Assistants on Sunday 23rd July at Hope Church Islington.  Lorraine Flack from St John Hoxton, Valerie Roach...

Retirement of the Revd Preb Rosémia Brown

Extract from a sermon preached at ‘A service of Thanksgiving and Retirement for the Revd Preb Rosémia Brown’ at St James the Great, Clapton, Sunday 23 July 2023 by the Revd Andrew Wilson:  “Thanksgiving to God for you Rosémia comes so easily to me. I think of your...