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.
People tend to think of Lent as a time to give things up but it is the ideal time to try something new. Doing something just a little bit different for FIVE WEEKS in Spring can open up a whole new perspective on who we are and how we live.
This Lent we invite you to step outside of the everyday for one evening a week and see what where it takes you. ALL WELCOME - absolutely NO previous experience or knowledge needed. See here for what's on offer.
During Lent, every Saturday between noon and 2pm, a soup lunch is being served in the church. Come and join us.
Bishop of Southwark at CHS
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 - last consulting session was on Monday 27 January
A big thank you to all 47 of you who came to the Hope for the Future @ CHS sessions in November, on Saturday 11th and Monday 27th January, 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.
Now that we have had this final session we can collate all the information and produce a forward plan to share with you.
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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