Please pray for these parishes as they get involved in events to celebrate the Olympics.
The first Sunday of the Games brings with it an whole host of special church services:
St Martin-in-the-Fields, St Peter’s, Eaton Square, St John the Evangelist, Hyde Park Crescent, St Luke’s, Isle of Dogs, St Michael’s and all Angels, Harrow Weald, St Philip’s, Earl’s Court, St John’s, West Ealing, St Ethelreda w St Clement, Fulham, Holy Trinity, Northwood and St Michael’s, Enfield are all having special Olympic-themed services to celebrate.
Many more churches will be incorporating the Olympics into their services, as the final event of their Children’s Holiday Clubs.
If you’d like to hold a themed service next week, liturgies and service plans are available here.
- St Aldhelm, Edmonton will be opening their church for the first time with a big screen, which will continue until 12 August.
- After their morning service, Holy Trinity, Northwood will be having a special picnic and community sports afternoon.
- St John’s, Hampton Wick will be distributing bottled water and hot dogs to spectators at the women’s road cycle race.
If you’re planning an event but haven’t registered it, please send details to elizabeth.harrison (Email: elizabeth.harrison [at] london.anglican.org) with ‘MAP’ in the subject line.
Share your stories
If you’ve just run an event and want to share how you’ve got on, or if you’ve had local press coverage, please send reports, photos and stories to olympicmobiliser (Email: olympicmobiliser [at] london.anglican.org)