St Bride's: News

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St Bride's: News

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  • Obituary: Revd Wallace Boulton
    Here at St Bride's we are very sad to share the news of the death of Revd Wallace Boulton on Wednesday 27th April. Wallace had a long relationship with St Bride's that began in the early '70s and spanned the...
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  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)
    Updated: 23rd March 2020 Throughout our extraordinary 1500 year history, the worship of St Bride's has continued unbroken despite some unimaginable challenges. However, the present pandemic presents a very different challenge because public worship is not permitted and all serivce...
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  • Seeds of stewardship
    Mothering Sunday is a time when we give thanks for our mums, but more importantly it is a celebration of our mother the Church. As Mothering Sunday gifts this year we purchased little balls of wildflower seeds to give to...
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  • A light shines in the darkness
    When the Guild of St Bride was originally established in 1375, its primary purpose was to maintain a light burning before the statue of 'St Bridget the Virgin' (St Bride), our patron saint. This ancient part of our tradition has...
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  • Commemorating our past
    One of the wonderful things about St Bride's is that we are continually uncovering new and remarkable characters from our past. Recently, two people in particular have stood out and we have chosen to commemorate them with permament stone memorial...
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  • Christmas Round-up
    Canon Alison Joyce, Rector of St Bride's, and Robert Jones, Director of Music, report on a bumper Advent and Christmas season at St Bride's The Rector's Report We had a record-breaking number of carol services throughout December, which were, as...
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  • Bearing Witness
    Listen Online to the full service On Tuesday 29th October, 2019, at 6:30pm a service was held at St Bride's Church, Fleet Street to commemorate all those in the media industry whose mission to bring us the news faces peril...
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  • Reviews of Journalists' Commemorative Service "Bearing Witness"
    Kate Mansey, Deputy Features Editor of The Mail on Sunday: At least 95 journalists were killed last year according to the International Federation of Journalists and many more were injured or wrongfully imprisoned simply for doing their work. The life...
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  • "The Thunderer" launched at Stationer's Hall
    Congratulations to St Bride's Guildsman, former Churchwarden, and former Times journalist Christopher McKane on the publication of his first book "The Thunderer: The Life and Times of John Walter II." John Walter was a Master Printer and controlled The Times...
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  • Rare Rheinberger orchestral mass on Inspire! Sunday
    Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901) was born in Liechtenstein but spent the majority of his working life in Munich, Germany. His musical gifts were recognised early on, and he was organist of his local church in Vaduz by the age of seven....
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  • Ninth Award of the Guild Journalism Bursary
    Meet the Guild of St Bride's ninth bursary student, Sophie Dickinson, who is starting her one-year MA journalism course at City, University of London, this autumn. Sophie was chosen to receive the £3,000 award from a shortlist of four candidates...
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  • On topic Olsen Lecture at start of inaugural Global Conference for Media Freedom
    In early July, London hosted the inaugural Global Conference for Media Freedom, co-hosted by the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the UK Foreign Secretary. The conference brought together leaders, officials, editors, publishers and journalists to debate the issues...
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