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Message in a bottle

A whisky bottle containing notes and other items left by the builders to mark the completion of the spire on 24 April 1913.  The bottle was discovered in the summer of 2017 during repair...

Study Day 23 September 2017

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A Suburb Childhood

Ed Zanders, who was a server at St Jude’s in the 1960s, has just produced a new edition of his A Suburb Childhood which includes pictures and memories of his time here. The book is available from the church or on...

16 May 2017 ‘Joseph Wright Of Derby’ by Lucrezia Walker

On 16 May 2017 at 2.30 at Fellowship House Lucrezia Walker will talk about ‘Joseph Wright Of Derby’.  All residents are welcome. Admission £1 for members and £3 for non-members – includes tea and biscuits...

A totally preposterous parson . . .

A new study of Evelyn Waugh and the first vicar of St Jude’s A Totally Preposterous Parson: Evelyn Waugh and Basil Bourchier Basil Bourchier was once one of the most famous clergymen in the Church of England, held in the highest esteem by the many hundreds who flocked from all parts of London to hear...

from the Bishop of London

To all the people of God in the Diocese of London 19th July 2016 Dear Friends It has been a privilege and a delight to serve in the Diocese of London as priest and bishop for well over thirty years.   I have seen confidence return and church life revive.   The recently circulated progress report on Capital...

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