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May 2019

Front cover of The Bridge May 2019

Standing Together Against Violence / A view from The Bridge / Pentecost services different this year / Woolwich Area Readers' AGM and Re-licensing / The Revd Ruth Scott / New Rector at Betchworth & Buckland / Abbey Wood celebrates hall restoration / Croydon MU marks Lady Day / The Easter Journey in Charlton Deanery / Praying for the people of Sri Lanka / Southwark Cathedral Chrism Eucharist / New Faces at St Cecilia's and the Cathedral / My Front Door / St John's School mural dedicated / 'Flash' appeal raises funds for cyclone relief in Chimanimani / Will you 'Circle the City'? / Welcare: 125 years supporting families / Parish Profile: Reigate, St Mark / "By giving a little, we gain a lot" / Lent Talks for the whole parish! / Let us pray / RE Week at Christ Church Primary School, Battersea / Building the spiritual life of older people / What's On / "We couldn't rustle up a real donkey..." / A 'secret' garden opens to the public / Lambeth Awards for Southwark Priests

April 2019

Front cover of The Bridge April 2019

Forest Hill comes together to pray for peace in the community / As we look forward to Easter morning / New Warden of Readers / Photocaption: Greetings from Bishop Wilfred Wood / Our link Dioceses need your help NOW / Footfall - A Lenten Installation / Ascension, Balham launches new community hub cafe / In Richard Burbage's footsteps / Bishop Christopher 'tickles the ivories' / 100 attend WEA Lay Day / Croydon marks Holocaust Memorial Day / Join Christians around the world to pray 'Thy Kingdom Come' / Southwark Diocese responds to the attacks on Christchurch mosques / The Revd James McKinney (1952-2019) / Chaplain to the Queen visits St James Hatcham Primary School / Southwark People: Comfort Idowu-Fearon / The Music of Easter / Three hundred voices make ‘a joyful noise’! / Come and celebrate Welcare's 125 years / Southwark curates make pilgrimage to the Holy Land / BAME Vocations Weekend / Diocesan Synod Report / Servers visit the Royal Hospital Chelsea / Let Us Pray / 300 people share the Vision / A quiet corner in South Wimbledon / What's On / Southwark MU opens a new chapter at Festival Service / ‘Next year in Jerusalem’

March 2019

Front cover of The Bridge March 2019

Duchess of Cornwall visits St John's Angell Town / A view from The Bridge / The Revd James McKinney / Unlock shines a light in SW London / The Revd Ruth Scott / Abiding in Christ / Using your Church for Mission / Garden is a 'special place' / New group for Japanese Anglicans / Historic event for Croydon University Hosptial Trust / A colourful blessing from the Bishop / Bridge Postbox / A new building and a new Chaplain for St Gabriel's College / 'Lost' Bach passion to be performed / Remembering the Holocaust / A Day of Prayer for Mothers / Review: Addiction and Pastoral Care / Lent...a time to consider change / "Recovery is very simple and very possible because we trust in God" / Southwark Vision: Making it Happen! / Parish Profile: Christ Church, Peckham / Diocesan cricket team at ‘crossroads’ / Mothers’ Union – ‘Communicating English’ / Visit ushers new era for relations with Korean Church / ‘In the footsteps of the Holy Family’ / Caterham’s Lego churches build momentum / Let us pray / Photocaption: Bishops on the move in Amritsar / Croydon MEACC celebrates young people / What's On / Oxted Rector is consecrated Bishop of Ramsbury / You’re never too old! / ‘Next year in Jerusalem’

February 2019

Front cover of The Bridge February 2019

Dunk...splash...and ripple... / A view from The Bridge - A Happy and Peaceful New Year / Sue receives FCO award for tackling religious persecution / Obituaries / Bishops visit prisons over Christmas / 'Innovative and fantastic' - Alternative Christmas Trees / Cheam Mothers' Union celebrates 100 years / Lent - ‘an intentional wilderness experience’ / Archbishop Idowu-Fearon to speak at Southwark BAME Vocations Conference / "Light your Christingles" / St Mary’s school reaches out to the local community / Photocaption: The Magi arrive at the Parish Mass at St James Church, Merton on Epiphany morning / Beyond Chaplaincy / Revd Richard Sewell installed as Honorary Canon at Southwark Cathedral / Photocaption: Bishop Christopher presented the Revd Canon Owen Beament MBE with the Lancelot Andrewes medal / The Pan-London Churches Serious Violence Summit / Parish Profile: St Peter & St Paul, Battersea / Bishops engage with Christians in the Holy Land / Zimbabwe Update / The Bishop of Southwark’s Lent Call 2019 / Welcome back Bishop Peter / ‘Utterly dedicated and steadfast’ and ‘a great person to be around’ / Christ’s School in top 2% for sports / Let Us Pray / Postbag / ReIGNITE 2021 appeal receives a major boost / What's On / Two congregations meet to bless London’s river / Solar panels help to value God’s creation /