Church on the Corner

Church on the Corner is an Anglican church in an old pub in Islington, London. Service at 7pm every Sunday.

We’re now taking bookings for our Church Retreat in May. It should be a wonderful weekend and an amazing opportunity to get to know people at church better, and to deepen your relationship with God. We will be staying in the Cathedral close at Salisbury, and our theme is going to be a gentle introduction …

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Our first car was a beautiful 1959 Morris Minor. It was a design icon, but it did have some drawbacks. It had none of the technology we now take for granted; certainly no aircon or airbags or ABS.  It wasn’t exactly watertight and when it rained there was a regular drip from the ceiling light. …

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There is no lovelier time of the year. Our festivities start next week with our now legendary Beer and Carols, after the service at 8pm. Then the following week is our delightful Carol service. Arrive early to guarantee a seat. And once again this year we are supporting Angel Tree – an excellent charity which …

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We do love our Christmas at COTC, from our beautiful Carol service with choir and candles to our 9 course Christmas Meal, or our new tradition of Beer & Carols. We’re still finalising some of the details of our other Christmas programme for this year, but I thought I would get the main events up. …

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Our sermons this term have been on the lovely theme of the Fruit of the Spirit. We’ve really enjoyed exploring this theme, I’m struck that we spend so much time saying that Christianity isn’t about being good (and it isn’t) that we forget that God really does transform us little by little into something wonderful. …

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As well as our usual services we will hold our lovely service of Shadows at sunset (7.45pm) on Good Friday. This very simple moving recounting of the final hours of Jesus life in stillness and growing darkness is one of our most memorable events of the year. Be on time. And for the first time …

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A Prayer for Lent Father you call us to learn to trust you in famine as in feast, and to seek your kingdom before all things. As we begin this season of Lent give us joy in the simple things gratitude for what we have rather than disquiet over what we don’t. And may we …

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New years resolutions come and go. But there are some resolutions that endure. These are God’s resolutions for you. No matter who you are. These three resolutions, simple yet profound are what God requires. He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, …

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    We have a busy and exciting few weeks running up to Christmas. Here is what is going on at Church 4th December 8.30pm –  As part of our ‘Just Cause’ advent project there will be a screening of ‘Before the Flood’ after church on Sunday 4th December  11th December 8pm – Beer and …

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Were putting the Barn dance into Barnsbury. Our annual Parish Cèilidh is a fundraiser for our Children and Youth Work, and it is a fabulous event with food and drink, dancing and laughter. Whether you are a seasoned Do-si-do-er or a squaredance-o-phobe, we promise you will have a great time. Bring your friends.Tickets are £10 on …

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One of our commitments this year has been to pray more as a community, and as we approach Advent, and all the joys and wonder and opportunities that the Christmas season brings, we are planning to spend another day in prayer on the 30th October. We would encourage the whole community to set aside time that …

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  On Saturday 29th October Church on the Corner are proud to be hosting the 25th Anniversary celebration of Operation Restoration Bolivia. This amazing charity has been working with kids who live full time on the streets of Bolivia, supporting them, providing an education and helping them build the resilience that they need to live well. …

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What’s on this term… Sunday 25th September – Folk on the Corner. The first session of this monthly Folk music gathering hosted by Tadz & Ruth starts tonight. More information on their Facebook page Monday 17th October – N.T. Wright at St Mellitus College You have probably heard of Tom Wright and even if not you …

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This weekend we will be praying for 24 hours in response to the Archbishop’s call to prayer for Pentecost. Members of church will sign up to pray in the chapel for an hour through the day and night. Our chapel room has been transformed into a creative prayer space, and will gradually be filled with creative …

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Holy week is the most solemn week in the Christian year, marking the days leading up to Good Friday and the crucifixion. It begins with Palm Sunday and then enters into the last days of Jesus earthly ministry and ending with the great celebration of Easter – traditionally the time for Baptism & Confirmation. Fittingly …

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Our Church Weekend Away from 4th-6th March will be a lovely mix of teaching, worship, country walks, good food and relaxation. We will be staying at Latimer place in Hertfordshire, and we have the Canon Pastor of St Pauls Cathedral, Tricia Hillas speaking on the theme of ‘All Saints, All Sinners’.