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Fr David writes: Next Wednesday, 4 November, we will be marking The Commemoration of the Faithful Departed (All Souls) with a Choral Requiem Mass (Music: Missa pro defunctis - Anerio), at 1.10 pm in church. The service will also be livestreamed via the website www.botolph.org.uk As usual this service will include a special Act of Commemoration during which the names of the departed will be solemnly read aloud. There is a Requiem Book at the back of church (ask at the office

A good number of parishioners logged in to Zoom from their remote outposts on Monday 19 October to attend the postponed Annual Meetings. Fr David guided the meetings seamlessly through the election of Churchwardens, Deanery Synod representatives and Council members (a full list of those elected is posted in church and attached to this report), and the receiving of the usual reports. He contrasted the high level of activity which could be read about in the 2019 Annual Report with

Our postponed Annual Vestry Meeting and Parochial Church Meeting will take place next week on Monday 19 October at 3.00 pm. The meetings will be held via Zoom. To attend, you need to register in advance so that you receive the relevant papers, and the link to the Zoom meeting. If you intend to attend via Zoom, please contact Mhairi at [email protected] and a link to the Zoom meeting will be sent to you. I look forward to seeing you virtually next Monday,

The church’s Electoral Roll will be closed for its annual revision between 28 September and 4 October. Anyone who wishes their name to be added to the Roll should download an application form from our website , complete and return the form to Mhairi Ellis at [email protected] by Sunday 27 September. If you are currently on our Electoral Roll there is no need to re-register to remain on it. Download Electoral Roll Form here The postponed Annual Vestry Meeting and Parochial

St Botolph's Electoral Roll will be closed for its annual revision between 28 September and 4 October. Anyone who wishes their name to be added to the Roll should complete the attached application form and return it to Mhairi Ellis at [email protected] by Sunday 27 September. More information about the Roll and the Annual Meetings will follow in subsequent communications. Mhairi Ellis, Electoral Roll Officer Download Electoral Roll Form here

I hope you have managed to find some refreshing and restful time during the summer. Despite being the start of September, it is still remarkably quiet in the City and we do not expect a significant number of people to return to their offices during the next few months. Here at St Botolph’s we are all well. The church continues to open to the public for private prayer from 12 noon to 3pm each workday. In addition, we hold lunchtime masses

ALMA (the Angola, London, Mozambique Association) celebrates the links between the Diocese of London and our partner dioceses in Angola and Mozambique. St Botolph's is one of the London parishes with a special link in Angola - we built a school in the parish of St Barnabas, Songo, Angola in 2009, and have continued to support both our own school and other education projects in Angola, most recently with our 2019 Advent offerings. Every year ALMA Sunday is celebrated in

Dear Friend of St Botolph-without-Bishopsgate, I pray you are well and learning how to live with the ever-varying aspects of lockdown. I write to let you know that this week we resume public services in the church. We will be holding a Said Mass at 1.10pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday each week. If you are in the area you please do come and join us. Numbers will be restricted due to social distancing guidelines, but judging by the number of people

As the Church is now reopening we are now able to also reopen the Court for tennis only during the same staffed times. Monday to Friday 12noon - 3pm only at the moment. The court will be opened by the caretaker and the net will be up ready. The gate and the net mechanism will be cleaned each morning but please do bring your own hand sanitiser to use as well. The hut will not be accessible and please do not enter the

We are pleased to say that today we will be physically reopening the Church building once more after nearly 3 months of closure. However, during the ongoing Coronavirus restrictions we will be opening Monday to Friday 12noon to 3pm for private prayer only. Our Tuesday and Wednesday services will be continue to be streamed from this website on the "Online service Videos" page. Can you help us financially? St Botolph's has now been closed for three months, and our regular income is obviously