Archive for the ‘St Dunstans Church’ Category

Lancelot Andrews and St Dunstan’s Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 8 June, 2015

On Saturday Paul and I visited Winchester.  Whilst in the Cathedral, I was pleased to spot the tomb to Lancelot Andrews. Lancelot Andrews is significant to Cheam, as he was Rector of Cheam in 1609, when he was also Bishop of Chichester. He is historically important, in that his name is the first on the list […]

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St Dunstans patronal service

by Mary Burstow on 18 May, 2015

Tuesday 19th May is the patronal festival of St Dunstans Church.  This will be marked by a service held in the Lumley Chapel, which is the oldest part of the chruch.  Dunstan died on 19th May 988 in Canterbury.  Given that one of the walls of the Lumley Chapel is thought to be Saxon, there […]

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General Election Hustings at St Dunstans

by Mary Burstow on 10 April, 2015

On Thursday evening, St Dunstans Church hosted a hustings event for the General Election.  There must have been over 80 people there.  The event was particularly well chaired by Father Lorne.  He had the great virtue of keeping the meeting very firmly to order, but never doing a David Dimbley impression, of trying to give […]

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General Election Hustings at St Dunstans’s Church

by Mary Burstow on 6 April, 2015

St Dunstan’s Church  is hosting a hustings for the Sutton and Cheam Constituency on Thursday, 9 April at 8pm (doors open from 7.30pm). Nominations haven’t closed yet, but prospective candidates with us for the evening include: Dave Ash, Emily Brothers, Paul Burstow, Angus Dalgliesh, Paul Scully and Maeve Tomlinson. If you would like to submit […]

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Happy Easter

by Mary Burstow on 5 April, 2015

Easter Day Services in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 4 April, 2015

Happy Easter You can celebrate Easter in Churches up and down Sutton, at Church services. St Dunstans: Parish Eucharist 9:30am St Albans: Parish Eucharist 9:30am St Oswalds: Parish Eucharist 9:30am St Andrews: Morning service: 10:30am St Christophers: Morning Mass:10:00am Cheam Baptist: Morning services: 9:30am and 11:15am Cheam Methodist: Morning service: 10:30am and for the truely keen: Easter Sunrise Service, […]

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Good Friday in Sutton

by Mary Burstow on 3 April, 2015

Today is Good Friday.  Christians across Sutton will be meeting in Sutton High Street to mark this most solumn day in the Christian calendar.  We will meet outside Asda at 10:00 and process up the High Street to Waterstones.

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Palm Sunday

by Mary Burstow on 29 March, 2015

Today is Palm Sunday and Churches across Sutton will handing out Palm Crosses to their congregations. Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus entering Jerusalem on a Donkey and the crowds waving their Palm Crosses.  It is the start of Holy Week and the lead up to Good Friday and ultimately Easter Day.  

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Cheam High Carol Concert

by Mary Burstow on 1 December, 2014

This will be at St Dunstans Church on Tuesday 2nd December, at 6pm. This is a brilliant concert, which is well worth attending.  The pupils clearly put a great deal of effort into their performances and I always go away feeling Christmassy

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We will remember them

by Mary Burstow on 11 November, 2014

Cheam has two sets of War Memorials.  The main one is outside the library on War Memorial Green.  The second one is inside St Dunstans Church in the lady chapel.  It is much less obvious, but in many ways, more harder hitting.  The plaques were put up immediately after World War 1 and list everyone […]

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