After the sermon: Alex Byrne, Miles Clare, Jonny James Flintoff,

Aimee Hall, Ebba Loven, Oscar Reid and Tomiwa Shosanya are admitted

as communicant members of the Church of England.


For the Church in parts of the world where Christians are a minority or

where congregations are isolated: that they can be steadfast in their faith and

witness to the love of God in Christ for the whole of creation.

For Trevor Golding being made Parish Priest of St Mark Tollington Park.


For the General Election campaign in this country: that we are encouraged to

consider the most important issues confronting us here and abroad.

For the place of the royal family in the life of this country: that its members

are exemplary in setting high standards of public service.

For the countries of north Africa and west Asia, which have predominantly

young and Muslim populations, during this period of political aspiration for

more representative and less sectarian government.


For this congregation: Cheryl Knowles (25), Justice Konneh (26),

Rachel Mainwaring-Taylor (27), Susan Malcolm (28), Sam Malkani (29).

For Tessa Pascall and Graham Smith to be married here on Friday.

Birthdays: Carol Clarke (26), John Irwin (28), Sam Bennett (30).

For this parish: our neighbours in Plimsoll Road;

                            children under 5 and those who support their quality of life.


People for whom prayer is asked: Ken Ware; Davis Mac-Iyalla;

Dorothy Newton; Aidan Grenfell; Michelle Dass; Elizabeth Allen;

Jess Drury; Georgina Wilson; Peter Reed; Tom Lord and Yoon Hur;

Mary Martin; Paul Temperton; Doll De Cort; Nicholas Morrison.


For the departed: Sylvia Ware;

Molly Martin (24), Doris Williams, Paul Bellotti, Christine Buchanan (25),

Bertha Sengulane, Bob Coles, Lilian Fordham (26), Harvey Milk (28).


  1. Please remember not to bring nuts to St Thomas’ in any form so we can  protect others who may be allergic to them.

  2. During the next stage of our Stewardship Campaign many of you will receive a letter from St Thomas’. Please take this seriously. From Easter this parish will be in a vacancy. It is vital that our finances are in as healthy a condition as possible.

  3. Monday at 7 for 7.30 pm: Movie Night – ‘Arrival’ (2016), directed by Dennis Villeneuve with Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker. The next film is on Monday 9 December.

  4. Wednesday at 5.30 pm: Circle of Silence – Peace on our Streets. You are invited to join this at the Seven Sisters Road gate to Finsbury Park.

  5. Wednesday at 7 pm: Holy Communion.

  6. Thursday at 1 pm: Funeral Service for Sylvia Ware. Please join us.

  7. Thursday from 2 until 4 pm: drop into the hall for tea, cake and a chat.

  8. Friday at 1.30 pm: The Wedding of Tessa Pascall and Graham Smith.

  9. Sunday at 8.30 am: Holy Communion.

  10. Sunday at 10.30 am: Parish Eucharist.

  11. Saturday 7 December at 8 pm: Highbury Chamber Choir sings music by Willaert, Byrd, Gesualdo, Purcell and others. Tickets £7 at the door.

  12. Tuesday 10 December at 6 pm in St John Brownswood Park: Sung Mass with Sarah, Bishop of London to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Dedication of the new church. There’s a list at the back for your name.

  13. Saturday 14 December at 5 pm: Christmas Concert by Candlelight given by Opera on the Move in aid of our building fund. Tickets £10, but family tickets are available. For more information:

  14. We need some more ‘gold crowns’ to be made in time for the Children’s Service on Christmas Eve. Is anyone or two willing to do this?


Rev’d Prebendary Stephen Coles

020-7359-5741 and 07947-068511

The Cardinal’s Hat, 25 Romilly Road, London N4 2QY

Facebook: St Thomas the Apostle Finsbury Park

Charity Number: 1179777

St Thomas's Road 

London, N4 2QP

Charity Number 1179777

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