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Welcome to Hornsey Parish Church

Hornsey Parish Church of St Mary with St. George is part of the Church of England in the Edmonton area of the Diocese of London which in turn is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

We are a diverse church with a congregation representative of the varied community that Hornsey is: young and older; married, single and partnered, straight and gay; British and international.

The style of our worship is focussed upon the Eucharist. We see our liturgical life as very important: not fussy and celebrated with attention and care. Our musical life is rich and inclusive with a very good choir and musical director whose talents complement the atmosphere of the services which we hope are supported by the contemplative feel of the modern church building. more

There is something for everyone at Hornsey Parish Church and we hope that can include you too. Please come and see us ‚Äď you will be very welcome.

Fr Bruce Batstone

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Dear Friends,

Today is Ash Wednesday, one of the holiest days of the year for us Christians, one that we should try to mark if we can.

Yet even now, says the Lord,
return to me with all your heart,
with fasting, with weeping, and with mourning;
rend your hearts and not your clothing.
Return to the Lord, your God,
for he is gracious and merciful,
slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love,
and relents from punishing.

These are words that we will hear from the book of the prophet Joel today at the Eucharist. Words about return, fasting, weeping. Ashes are an ancient sign of penitence; from the middle ages it became the custom to begin Lent by being marked in ash with the sign of the cross. read more

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SERVICES THIS WEEKEND

Sunday 14th February¬†2016 –¬†Lent 1

8.00am – Eucharist
10.30am – Sung Parish Eucharist

Hymns for this Sunday

282 – Hills of the north
302 – I bind unto myself today
2 – Abide with me
727 – What a friend we have in Jesus

Readings for this Sunday
Old Testament –¬†Deuteronomy 26.1-11
Gospel РLuke 4.1-13

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Please click here to download a PDF of this week’s service sheet

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For details of weekly notices please visit the news and events section of this site
Crèche & Sunday Scho0l
Sunday School meets in the Marian Centre adjacent to Church every Sunday at 10.30am. Children return to Church at Communion. All children from 3 years upward are welcome. Please ask a Warden to point you in the right direction.
Georgians
Georgians is for children aged eight years and upward. There are three groups according to age. Georgians meet in the Church Rooms. They start in Church for the first part of the service, leave during the psalm, and rejoin the main body of the congregation at Communion.
Safeguarding Statement
Hornsey Parish Church believes that safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all those who are vulnerable (children, young people and vulnerable adults). We expect all of our staff, volunteers and those who use our premises to share this commitment and value the support of those who worship here in achieving this. If you have any concerns please contact the Safeguarding Officer, Debbie Langdon-Davies
Important numbers
Diocesan Safeguarding Advisers, Maggie McMahon and Sheryl Kent: 020 7932 1224
CCPAS helpline: 0845 120 4550
Family Lives: 0808 800 222 (Previously Parentline)
Childline: 0800 1111

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For details of our other weekly services please go to the services page of this website.
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