News & Events

Weekly and advance notices
Week beginning Sunday 19th November 2017

The Raffle Tickets have arrived! Please help to distribute them and sell them to your family and friends, and do buy some yourself too! There are some great prizes: £100 John Lewis Voucher; M & S Hamper; £50 Park Theatre Voucher; £50 M&S voucher; £25 Amazon Voucher; Basket of Wiltshire fruit; £50 Victoria Stakes voucher; other prizes besides. Please help us sell tickets. Pick them up in church on Sunday, or in the week.
Also….Don’t forget to let us know if you can help set up on the Friday morning from 9.30am, or clear up at the end of the evening, 8-8.30pm.

Unwanted Gifts, Scarves and Jewellery
Joan and Jean are grateful for all contributions so far, but please keep them coming!

Jam Jar Labels
We’re making HPC jam labels this year so that all jams and chutneys can bear the Hornsey Parish Church logo and a bit of info about the maker. Cartriona can give labels to anyone who would like to make jam or chutney for the Christmas Market.

Cake Stall

The Mothers Union are very keen for more offerings of cakes and biscuits etc for the Cake Stall, if you can help contact Ann Jones or David.

Pre-Order Food

Many people seek the Christmas Market out for the delicious food and wine and soft drinks available you are very welcome to pre-order food which can be done either at Meeting Point or at Church this Sunday or by contacting Annie Perkins Meals will be £6 each.

Finally and most importantly please make sure the Christmas Market is firmly in your diary and if everyone invited at least one or two people to bring along just think what a difference it would make to the mission of our Church of which this is such an important day.

Requiem Eucharist for All Souls 

In the month of November our Wednesday Eucharists will be requiems, where we pray for those who have died. If you would like us to pray for someone known to you, please write their name on the sheet at the back of Church on the appropriate Wednesday.


Many thanks to everyone who offers their time to our church by on one of the rota tasks. Please see the rota at the back and church and sign up if you would like to and do ask for further information about what’s involved.
Tower Singers

The Tower Singers meets each Thursday evening between 7.30 and 9pm at St Mary’s Tower. This term we are mainly singing songs from the movies and Christmas music. No singing experience required. Speak to Louisa for more information.



Extra Singers for Christmas

Would you like to sing Christmas with us? We are looking for extra singers to join the choir for our service of 9 Lessons and Carols on a Sunday 17 December. Rehearsals will be taking place on some Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons. Speak to Louisa if you would like to know more.

Items needed for the Winter Night Shelter

Hornsey Parish Church is hosting the Winter Night Shelter every Friday for eight weeks this winter and we need some items in order to do this: Single sheets (ideally fitted), Single duvet covers, Pillow cases, Single duvets (not feather or down), Pillows (not feather or down), Blankets, Hand towels, Flannels and donations towards financing 14 folding beds and mattresses each costing £66. If you are able to help then speak to either Lorraine or David or email:

The Parish Fellowship

The Parish Fellowship meets at 2 PM on Tuesday, 21 November. There will be a presentation by Norman Baker, who is a local professional Osteopath and is on the General Register, in other words, the real thing. He is going to undertake a presentation on ways to take care of our limbs, especially thinking about getting older. However, this is an event for any who feel they have an interest in it, whatever age. If you are coming for the first time, it’s good if you bring a cake or bun to share and we also pass the hat round at the end to keep things going for the next time. Norman Baker is local and his telephone number is 020 8348 3600-just in case you should you need him before he comes to us!!

The new Georgian Guild
Children and young people aged 8 and over are welcome to be part of the Georgian Guild.  This newly styled Georgians will process in the service each week, alternating between serving one week, and Junior Church the next.

Sacred Space
Sacred Space continues at 6.00pm tonight. The church is open from 5.30pm for those who wish to stay in silence before the service.

A Quiet Day for Advent

On Saturday 25th November from 10am – 3.30pm Fr David Francis Darling will lead a quiet day at Edgware Abbey. If you are interested then please R.S.V.P. to: 020 8958 7868 or  Please bring packed lunch. Cost £7 per person.

Weekly sheet deadline
Please send all notices for the weekly sheet to David by Tuesday midday: