We are a Church of England parish church in the Diocese of Southwark, in Clapham, South London. Celebrating the Eucharist is central to our worship, which is in a liberal catholic tradition. We are an Inclusive Church and believe that the Bible offers a vision of God’s gracious invitation to all people regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, education or sexuality. We have a lot of children in our parish and children are welcome at all our services. Holy Spirit is a member of Churches Together in Clapham.
The Fair is this Saturday 12-4. BBQ from 12 noon. Craft stalls, cakes, preserves, mulled wine, mince pies, tomboola, bric a brac, books, music, kids craft area.
BUT WAIT!! We also need donations towards the TOMBOLA and BRIC-A-BRAC! Do you have anything you could spare? Or perhaps you have some jams and/or preserves that you might like to drop off on the day?
Read about the men on our own war memorial - who they were, where they lived.
Meet the PCC
The PCC met last met on 3 November. Here they are.
To conclude our centenary celebrations, Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, Bishop of Southwark, joined our parish Eucharist on 26th January, and blessed the new Pentecost icon written for us.
Hope for the Future @CHS - APCM updated in April on Mission Action Plan
A big thank you to all 47 of you who came to the Hope for the Future @ CHS sessions, and a special vote of thanks to Sarah and Ollie for their hard work in preparing.
We were bowled over – bowled over by the numbers of you who came, bowled over by the passion you brought to the process, bowled over by the imagination you brought to the 50+ ways you thought that CHS can be a focus of hope in our community, bowled over by the richness of the resources you identified, and bowled over by the network of people and organisations you think we can work with.
We have collated all the information suggestions and ideas from the sessions, and presented them at the annual meeting here.
Singing for Robes
Robes is the small charity doing a big job for the homeless in South London. A number of people from CHS joined forces to sing and add £1,324 to the funds being raised to support this joint scheme to provide shelter, a welcome, warmth and food to those without during the winter.
Church of the Holy Spirit has a paying-in box in church to support the Food Bank in Poynders Road..... read on
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