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JCFL Prayer Vigil- 5th October 2017JCFL Prayer Vigil February 2010
‘Become like Little Children’
The next JCFL Prayer Vigil is taking place at the Chapel of the Religious of Mary Immaculate Hostel at 7.30pm. If you enjoy singing, please join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm. For further details please click on this link. Thank you!

Our Lady of TendernessJCFL Prayer Vigil- 11th May 2017
‘Here I am, Lord’
All are welcome to the next JCFL Prayer Vigil at the Chapel of the Religious of Mary Immaculate Hostel at 7.30pm. If you enjoy singing, please join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm. For further details please click on this link. Thank you!

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JCFL Prayer Vigil- 20th October 2016
‘Become like Little Children’
All are welcome to the next JCFL Prayer Vigil at the Chapel of the Religious of Mary Immaculate Hostel at 7.30pm. If you enjoy singing, please join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm. For further details please click on this link. Thank you!

JCFL Poster 2016 (main)JCFL Prayer Vigil- 21st July 2016
‘God is Love’
All are welcome to the next JCFL Prayer Vigil at the Chapel of the Religious of Mary Immaculate Hostel at 7.30pm. If you enjoy singing, please join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm. For further details please click on this link. Thank you!

JCFL Prayer Vigil- 21st April 2016JCFL Poster 2016 (main)
‘The Road to Emmaus’
April’s JCFL Prayer Vigil is taking place at the Chapel of the Religious of Mary Immaculate Hostel at 7.30pm. There is a Song Practice for all who would like to sing through the music for the Prayer Vigil at 6.30pm. For further details please click on this link. Thank you!


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JCFL Poster 2016 (main)CFL Prayer Vigil- 21st January 2016
‘Be One’
January’s JCFL Prayer Vigil is taking place during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2016 at the Chapel of the Religious of Mary Immaculate Hostel at 7.30pm. There is a Song Practice for all who would like to sing through the music beforehand at 6.30pm. For further details please click on this link. Thank you!

Taize Prayer - 30th November 2015
Prayer with Taizé Chants – 30th November 2015

JCFL is delighted to let you know about a Prayer with Taizé chants taking place this Advent at the Church of St. George’s, Sudbury on 30th November 2015 at 7.30pm. All are welcome! If you enjoy singing there is a Song Practice at 6.30pm. For further details please click on this link. Thank you!

ChildJCFL Prayer Vigil – 15th October 2015
‘Become like Little Children’

October’s JCFL Prayer Vigil took place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street on 15th October. We said a big thank you to Fr. Andrew and the Team at Farm Street who have provided us with such a beautiful space to pray together over the last few years. We look forward to continuing the JCFL Prayer Vigil next year at the Chapel of the Religious of Mary Immaculate Hostel, Gloucester Road.


JCFL Prayer Vigil – 16th July 2015Poster - JCFL 2015 (Main A4) copy
‘Jesus, Name above all names’

July’s JCFL Prayer Vigil, ‘Jesus, Name above all Names’ took place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street on 16th July. The evening offered a peaceful encounter with Jesus Christ with readings from Sacred Scripture, Music from a variety of Christian Traditions, a Reflection on the Word, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. To read Dave’s Reflection on the Word please click on the link. Thank you! 🙂


JCFL Prayer Vigil – 16th April 2015Jesus Christ, The Good Shepherd
‘Jesus Christ, The Good Shepherd’

April’s JCFL Prayer Vigil is taking the theme, ‘Jesus Christ, The Good Shepherd’ and shall be taking place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. All are welcome to this peaceful encounter with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament. The evening includes readings from Sacred Scripture, Music from a variety of Christian Traditions, a Reflection on the Word, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. We are delighted that Rev. Dominic Grant, from Trinity United Reformed Church, shall be joining us to provide the Reflection on the Word. For further details please click here. Thank you!


London Passion 2015 A4 PosterR1The Passion of Jesus – Good Friday, 3rd April 2015
JCFL is delighted to raise awareness of The Passion of Jesus that will be presented by the Wintershall Charitable Trust in Trafalgar Square on Good Friday, 3rd April. There will be two free performances, the first at 12 noon and the second at 3.15 p.m. All are welcome! If you would like further information from the Wintershall Website please click here. To download a poster for your Parish please click here. Thank you!

JCFL Prayer Vigil – 15th January 2015

Give me to Drink
‘Give me to Drink’
January’s JCFL Prayer Vigil is taking the theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015. ‘Give me to Drink’ will be taking place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. All are welcome to this peaceful encounter with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament. The evening includes readings from Sacred Scripture, Music from a variety of Christian Traditions, a Reflection on the Word, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. For further details please click here. Thank you!

Duc in Altum (Put out into the Deep)JCFL Prayer Vigil – 4th September 2014
‘Duc in Altum’ (Put out into the Deep)

September’s JCFL Prayer Vigil is taking place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, at 7.30pm on Thursday 4th September. All are welcome to this peaceful encounter with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament. The evening includes readings from Sacred Scripture, Music from a variety of Christian Traditions, a Reflection on the Word, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. For further details please click here. Thank you!

 

The Heart of ChristJCFL Prayer Vigil – 7th August 2014
‘Love is His Name’

August’s JCFL Prayer Vigil will take place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. All are welcome to this peaceful encounter with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament. The evening includes readings from Sacred Scripture, Music from a variety of Christian Traditions, a Reflection on the Word, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. For further details please click here. Thank you!

 

JCFL Prayer Vigil - 3rd July 2014

JCFL Prayer Vigil – 3rd July 2014
‘I desire Mercy, not sacrifice’

July’s JCFL Prayer Vigil begins at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. All are welcome to this contemplative liturgy offering an encounter with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament. The evening includes readings from Sacred Scripture, Music from a variety of Christian Traditions, a Reflection on the Word, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. For further details please click here. Thank you!

 

JCFL Prayer Vigil – 5th June 2014JCFL Prayer Vigil - June 2014
‘Peace be with you!’

Our next JCFL Prayer Vigil will be taking place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, on Thursday 5th June 2014 at 7.30pm. All are welcome to come and spend a little quality time with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament, enjoying music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from Holy Scripture, a reflection on the Word, intercessions, adoration and silence. For further details please click here. Thank you!
JCFL - 1st May 2014 (2)JCFL Prayer Vigil – 1st May 2014
‘The Lord is Risen!’
May’s JCFL Prayer Vigil took place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, on 1st May 2014. The evening offered an opportunity to spend a little quality time with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament, enjoying sacred music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from Holy Scripture, a reflection on the Word, intercessions, adoration and silence. If you would like to read Deacon Peter’s Reflection on the Word from the evening please click here. Thank you!
JCFL Prayer Vigil - 3rd April 2014JCFL Prayer Vigil – 3rd April 2014
‘Jesus Christ, the Servant King’
April’s JCFL Prayer Vigil took place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. We were delighted to welcome an Fr. John Hunter, from St. Stephen’s Gloucester Road, who helped us reflect on this month’s theme. The liturgy offered an encounter with Jesus Christ, in Word and Sacrament, taking a Christ-centred theme and weaved together readings from Sacred Scripture, Music from a variety of Christian Traditions, a Reflection on the Word, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. To read Fr. John’s Reflection on the Word please click here. Thank you!
JCFL Prayer Vigil - March 2014JCFL Prayer Vigil – 6th March 2014, 7.30pm
‘Take up your Cross and follow Me’
JCFL is back this month at Farm Street with our monthly Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The evening offers an opportunity to spend a little quality time with Jesus in Word and Sacrament. The evening includes music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from Holy Scripture, a reflection on the Word, intercessions, adoration and silence. If you would like to join the singers please come a little earlier (at 6.30pm) to run-through the songs and chants before the service. If you would like further details of this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here. Thank you!
JCFL Prayer Vigil – 6th February 2014, 7.30pmJCFL Prayer Vigil - February 2014A Light to Lighten the Gentiles’
JCFL is back this month at Farm Street with our monthly Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The evening will offer an opportunity to spend a little quality time with Jesus in Word and Sacrament. The evening will include music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from the Word of God, a reflection on the Word, intercessions, adoration and silence. If you would like to join the music group please come a little earlier (at 6.30pm) to sing through the songs and chants before the service. If you need information on the Tube Service available on the night please click here. If you would like further details of this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here. Thank you!

'The Word became Flesh

JCFL Prayer Vigil – 2nd January 2014, 7.30pm
The Word became Flesh’ JCFL is back this month at Farm Street with our monthly Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The evening will offer the opportunity during the Christmas period to spend a little quality time with Jesus in Word and Sacrament. The evening, as ever, will include music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from the Word of God, a reflection on the Word. intercessions, adoration and silence. If you would like to join our little music group please come a little earlier (at 6.30pm) to sing through the songs and chants before the service. For further details of this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here. Thank you and Happy Christmas!
Christ, my RockJCFL Prayer Vigil – 5th December 2013, 7.30pm
Christ, my Rock’ JCFL is back this month at Farm Street with our monthly Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The evening offers an opportunity to spend a little quality time with Jesus in Word and Sacrament including music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from the Word of God, intercessions, adoration and silence. If you would like to join our little music group please come a little earlier (at 6.30pm) to sing through the songs and chants before the service. For further details of this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here.

 

JCFL Prayer Vigil - November 2013 JCFL Prayer Vigil – 7th November 2013, 7.30pm
The Lost Sheep’ JCFL is back this month at Farm Street with our monthly Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. The evening offers an opportunity to spend a little quality time with Jesus in Word and Sacrament including music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from the Word of God, intercessions, adoration and silence. If you would like to join our little music group please come a little earlier (at 6.30pm) to sing through the songs and chants before the service. For further details of this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here.
Revealed to Little ChidrenJCFL Prayer Vigil – 3rd October 2013, 7.30pm
Hidden from the wise and learned and revealed to little Chidren’ JCFL is back this month at Farm Street with our regular monthly Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. As ever, the evening offers the opportunity to spend a little quality time with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament. The evening includes music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from the Word of God, Intercessions, Adoration and Silence. If you would like to see this month’s JCFL Service Sheet then please click here. If you would like to help lead the singing please come a little early (at 6.30pm) to run through the songs and chants. Thank you! For further details of this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here.
JCFL Prayer Vigil – 5th September 2013, 7.30pm

Duc in Altum - Put out into deep Water

Duc in Altum – Put out into deep Water
JCFL is back this month at Farm Street for our regular monthly Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception. As always, the evening will offer the opportunity to spend a little quality time with Christ in Word and Sacrament. The evening will include music and song from a variety of Christian traditions, reading from the Word of God, Intercession, Adoration and Silence. All are welcome! If you would like to join the Choir please come a little early (at 6.30pm) to run through the songs and chants. Thank you! For full details of this month’s Prayer Vigil please click here.
JCFL Prayer Vigil – 6th June 2013, 7.30pm

Listen to the Heart of Jesus

Listen to the Heart of Jesus
JCFL is back next month for our monthly Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. As ever, the JCFL Prayer Vigil offers the chance to spend a little quality time with Christ and one another inspired by His Word. The evening of prayer will include music from a variety of traditions, Scripture readings, a Reflection on the Word, Prayer and Thanksgiving. All are welcome! If you would like to sing please join us at 6.30pm for the JCFL Song Practice. For full details on this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here!
JCFL Prayer Vigil – 2nd May 2013JCFL - Jesus Christ the Fullness of Life
Abide in my LoveJCFL is back next month for our monthly Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. The JCFL Prayer Vigil offers the opportunity to spend a little quality time in the presence of Christ in Word and Sacrament. The evening of prayer includes music from a variety of Christian traditions, readings from the Word of God, a short Reflection on the Word, Intercession and Thanksgiving. Christians from all traditions (and none) are welcome! If you enjoy singing please feel free to join us at 6.30pm in the Farm Street Choir Room for the JCFL Song Practice to sing through the music. For further details on this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here!
NESTED Event – 12th June 2013
‘Respect: Past, Present and Future’JCFL is happy to support NESTED’s evening of fantastic food, insightful speaking and frank debate taking place at Holy Trinity Clapham on 12th June 2013. Jennifer Broadley (www.healthychat.co.uk) will be taking the hot-seat on the night. Tickets cost £10 and can be obtained from Julian Whiting (Tel: 07899 723620 or Email: jgwhiting@yahoo.co.uk). For fulll details please visit contact http://www.nested.org.ukTickets cost £10.
Friendship in Christ
JCFL Prayer Vigil – 4th April 2013
‘Blessed are those who have not seen and yet believe’ All are welcome to the JCFL Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. The evening provides time to reflect in the presence of Christ in Word and Sacrament, music from a variety of Christian traditions and a gentle space for intercession, prayer and thanksgiving. Christians from all traditions are welcome! If you enjoy singing please do feel free to join us at 6.30pm in the Farm Street Choir Room for the JCFL Song Practice. For further details on this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here!
JCFL Prayer Vigil – 7th March 2013 – ‘Who is not with Me is against Me’
Let my prayer rise up like incense before you (Psalm 141)
All are welcome to the JCFL Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm. The evening provides time to reflect in the presence of Christ in Word and Sacrament, music from a variety of Christian traditions and a peaceful environment for intercession and thanksgiving. Christians from all denominations are warmly invited! If you enjoy singing you are welcome to join us for a little Song Practice at 6.30pm (in the Farm Street Choir Room) to sing through the evening’s music. For further details on this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here!
JCFL - February 2013JCFL Prayer Vigil – 7th February 2013 – ‘At your Word, Lord, I will let down the Nets’
The JCFL Prayer Vigil is back at Farm Street on 7th February! All are welcome to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, at 7.30pm. The evening provides time to reflect in the presence of Christ in Word and Sacrament, a space for music from a variety of Christian traditions and a peaceful environment for intercession and thanksgiving. If you enjoy singing you are welcome to come to the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to learn the chants and songs. For further details of this February’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here. Thank you!
Happy Christmas 2012!Nativiity Scene
Just a little note to wish you all a Happy Christmas! We are taking a little holiday in January but the JCFL Prayer Vigil will be back at Farm Street on 7th February 2013. As ever, the JCFL Prayer Vigil will begin at 7.30pm and include beautiful music, Old Testament, New Testament, Gospel Readings, Adoration, Intercession and silence. If you know people who would like to sing or play a musical instrument please invite them to get in touch. All are welcome! All singers are welcome to join us at the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to sing through the evening’s chants and songs. For further details of February’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here. Thank you and Happy Christmas!

JCFL Prayer Vigil – 4th October 2012 – ‘Go, Rebuild my House’
All are welcome to this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. Beginning at 7.30pm, this evening will include beautiful music, Old Testament, New Testament, Gospel Readings, Adoration, Intercession and silence. If you enjoy singing please join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to learn the chants and songs. For further details of this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here. Thank you!
JCFL Prayer Vigil – 6th September 2012 – ‘Duc in Altum – Put out into the Deep’
All are welcome to our monthly encounter with Jesus Christ at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. The JCFL Prayer Vigil begins at 7.30pm and includes beautiful music and song, Old Testament, New Testament, Gospel Readings, Adoration, Intercession and time for quiet reflection. If you would like to come and join the singers leading the liturgy please join us at the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm. For further details of this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil please click here. Thank you!
JCFL Prayer Vigil – 2nd August 2012 – ‘Run the Race, keep the faith’
All were welcome to our monthly encounter with Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street at 7.30pm on 2nd August 2012. The evening, as ever, included beautiful music, Old Testament, New Testament, Gospel Readings, a Reflection on the Word from Fr. John Hunter (SSC), Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Intercession and Silence. To read Fr. John’s reflection on the Word please click here.
JCFL Prayer Vigil – ‘Jesus Christ, Light of the World’ : 5th July 2012, 7.30pm
All are welcome to this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil with beautiful music, readings from Sacred Scripture, Prayer, Adoration, Gaelic Chant, Intercession and Silence. This month’s theme is ‘Jesus Christ, Light of the World’. If you’d like to join us to sing through the songs and chants your are warmly invited to the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm. For further details please click here!
JCFL Prayer Vigil – ‘Do not be Afraid’ : 7th June 2012, 7.30pm
All are welcome to this month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil with beautiful music, readings from Sacred Scripture, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. This month’s theme is ‘Do not be Afraid’. If you’d like to join us to sing through the songs and chants your are warmly invited to the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm. For further details please click here!
JCFL Prayer Vigil – ‘I am the True Vine’ : 3rd May 2012, 7.30pm
Please join us for our monthly encounter with Jesus Christ including beautiful music, readings from Sacred Scripture, Adoration, Intercession and Silence. If you enjoy singing please join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to run through the songs and chants for the liturgy with the JCFL Choir. For further details please click here!
JCFL Prayer Vigil – ‘Repent and Believe the Gospel’ : 1st March 2012, 7.30pm
All are welcome to our monthly encounter with Jesus Christ with beautiful music, readings from Sacred Scripture, adoration, intercession and silence. We are delighted that Mgr. Keith Balthrop (Diocese of Westminster) will be coming to provide the Reflection on the Word. If you enjoy music, please join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to learn the chants and songs for the evening’s liturgy. For further details please click here.
Prayer around the Cross in the style of Taizé : Friday 20th January 2012, 7.30pm
We are delighted to lend our wholehearted support to ‘Prayer around the Cross in the style of Taizé’ taking place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Farm Street) during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2012. If you are looking for a gentle evening of prayer and beauty we look forward to seeing you there! If you’d like to help lead the singing then please join us for the Song Practice at 6.30pm in the Farm Street Choir Room. If you’d like to play a musical instrument, help in any other way or would just like some further information on the evening please contact Steven Cooper at stevencooper@cantab.net. For our poster please click on this link! Thank you!

JCFL Prayer Vigil – ‘Mercy I desire, not Sacrifice’ : Thursday 1st December 2011, 7.30pm
As we prepare our bodies, minds and souls to receive Christ at Christmas we decided to choose a cleansing theme this month on the Spirit of Forgiveness. We are delighted that Chris Lee from Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) is joining us. As ever our monthly encounter with Christ will include beautiful music, readings from Sacred Scripture, adoration, intercession and silence. If you enjoy singing please do come along to the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm so you can join in fully with the music during the evening’s liturgy. Hope to see you there!

JCFL Prayer Vigil – ‘The Beatitudes’ : Thursday 3rd November 2011, 7.30pm November’s theme for the JCFL Prayer Vigil is ‘The Beatitudes’. All are welcome to our monthly encounter with Jesus Christ with beautiful music, readings from Sacred Scripture, adoration, intercession and silence. We are delighted that Fr. William Pearsall is coming to provide the Reflection on the Word. Please feel free to join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to learn the chants and songs for the evening’s liturgy. For further details please click here.

The Bard Fair: Saturday 22nd October 2011, 6.00pm
The Bard Fair will be taking place at St. Mary of the Angels Roman Catholic Church, Moorhouse Road, London W2 5DJ. The evening begins with Mass at 6pm followed by food, wine and artistic performances and launch of ‘Heartspeak’. For full details on The Bard School Blog please click here.

JCFL Prayer Vigil: Thursday 6th October 2011, 7.30pm
We were delighted to welcome Julian Whiting (NESTED) to help us reflect on October’s theme for the JCFL Prayer Vigil, ‘The truth will set you Free’. The Jesuit Chapel, Farm Street, played host to a wonderful evening of Prayer and Friendship in Christ. One of the highlights of the evening was a new song, called ‘Beautiful Flower’, written by members of the JCFL Team. Please click here to listen to our new song and click here to read Julian’s Reflection on the Word.

Literary Lunch : Saturday 1st October, 12.30-4pm
October’s Literary Lunch is taking place at the Shoreditch Pop Up Cafe (www.giveshoreditch.com). A chance to share your home-grown literary and musical efforts within a friendly and encouraging atmosphere; enjoy a delicious buffet lunch in a charming and unique Cafe. If you are interested please contact Justin on harperharmer@aol.co.uk a.s.a.p. as numbers are needed in advance. Thank you! Price – £10.

JCFL Prayer Vigil : Thursday 1st September 2011, 7.30pm
September’s theme for the JCFL Prayer Vigil is ‘Put out into the Deep’. We are delighted to be welcoming Sarah Fordham to provide the Reflection on the Word. If you enjoy music please join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to sing through the chants and songs before the Prayer Vigil. Hope to see you there!

Live at Walsingham :25th – 29th August 2011
JCFL is delighted to lend its support to Youth 2000’s Summer Prayer Festival at Walsingham. This will be a wonderful opportunity to spend time with Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. This Catholic Youth Festival includes Mass, Rosary, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, workshops, discussion groups, sports, live music (open mic) and much more. Click here for further details!

JCFL Prayer Vigil : Thursday 4th August 2011, 7.30pm
We are delighted to be welcoming John Bradley from Churches Together in England to help us reflect on August’s theme for the JCFL Prayer Vigil, ‘God is Forgiveness’. All are welcome this evening of prayer and friendship in Christ. If you enjoy music why not join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to sing through the chants and songs for the evening’s Prayer Vigil.

JCFL Prayer Vigil : Thursday 7th July 2011, 7.30pm ‘Freely you have Received, Freely Give’
We are delighted to be welcoming Brother John Baptist (Franciscan Friars of the Renewal) to help us reflect on July’s theme for the JCFL Prayer Vigil, ‘Freely you have recieved, Freely Give’. All are welcome to this evening of prayer and friendship in Christ. All singers especially welcome to pop along to the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm to learn the music for the evening’s Prayer Vigil!

Young Adults on Retreat with Bishop Alan – 23rd July 2011
JCFL is delighted to raise awareness of Bishop Alan’s Young Adult retreat day to Worth Abbey. Spend a day in prayer, reflection and adoration with young adults, hear talks by Bishop Alan, be given the opportunity to ‘grill the Bishop’, enjoy a ‘Bring & Share’ Picnic with the retreat culminating with Mass celebrated by the Bishop. Departure will be at 9am from Westminster Cathedral via Coach, returning at 6pm. Cost of the day: £15. Full details click here!

Farm Street Garden Party – 26th June 2011
All are welcome to the Farm Street Summer Garden Party from 12pm-4pm on Sunday 26th June. The church extends a big invitation to all for this popular annual event. A “bring and share” picnic in Mount Street Gardens (additional refreshments available) with children’s entertainment, games, musical performances, cakes, jam and bookstall. Tour of the church at 3pm and benediction at 4pm.

Spirit in the City – 22nd – 25th June 2011
Spirit in the City is an annual festival of faith in and around Soho and the West End. Through a series of events in churches and on the streets the local parishes unite to reach out to the central London community in a unique way.  It offers the chance to celebrate our Christian faith and offers all with a chance to encounter God and reconnect with Jesus Christ in a unique way. For further details please click here.

Proms at St. Judes – 18th to 26th June 2011
All are welcome to the Proms at St Jude’s (a nine-day midsummer music and culture festival). It is considered one of the best in London. It offers a wide range of music, from classical to jazz, with international artists and rising young professionals. There are free lunchtime concerts every day for all ages and a series of guided Heritage Walks. Run almost entirely by volunteers, the Festival gives all its surplus to charity: 75% goes to Toynbee Hall and 25% to the North London Hospice. For full details please click here.

Hogroast at Westminster Abbey – 15th June 2011Cloister Gardens, Westminster Abbey
All are welcome to an evening of festive food and music on Wednesday 15th June from 5.30pm to 9pm at St. Catherine’s Cloister Garden, Westminster Abbey (entrance via Dean’s Yard off Victoria Street). Admission includes Hog Roast, Salad and Strawberries (bring your own drinks). Tickets are £10.00 per person (or £12.50 on the door if not sold out!). Please book online at http://summerparty.doattend.com/  or contact Michael.Carson4@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk.

JCFL Prayer Vigil : Thursday 2nd June 2011, 7.30pm
We are delighted to let you know that Fr. Reg Bushau (St. Stephen’s, Gloucester Road) is joining us for the JCFL Prayer Vigil on 2nd June 2011 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Farm Street). All are welcome to our Liturgy of the Word taking the the theme, ‘Go and make Disciples of all Nations’.

JCFL Prayer Vigil : Thursday 5th May 2011, 7.30pm
We are delighted to announce that Fr. Digby Samuels (St. Patrick’s Wapping) will be joining us for the JCFL Prayer Vigil on 5th May 2011 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception (Farm Street). All are welcome to our little liturgy reflecting on the theme ‘Here I am, Lord’. We will be particularly remembering Our Lady during this her month of May.

Faith in Film – Lent 2011
JCFL is delighted to support this year’s Diocese of Westminster ‘Mind the Gap’ series of Lenten film and discussion for Young Adults (17-35ish) on Tuesdays during Lent from 22nd March to 12th April 2011. All are welcome to ‘Mind the Gap’ at Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Gregory’s Church (Piccadilly Circus). For further details please click here.

JCFL Small Group – Tuesday 15th March 2011, 7pm
The JCFL Small Group offers a friendly space each month to reflect on our lives in the light of the Word of God. Please join us at St. Peter’s Centre for Peace and Meditation, Vauxhall at 7pm for an evening of faith-sharing, food and friendship. All are welcome. For Full details and directions please click here.

A Lenten Literary Lunch : Saturday March 19th, 12.30pm
JCFL is delighted to support Justin’s Lenten Literary Lunch on St Joseph’s Feast Day at Terre di Sud Italian Cafe,  42 Lavender Hill, London SW11 5RL. A chance to share your home-grown literary and musical efforts within a friendly and encouraging atmosphere; enjoy a delicious buffet lunch in a charming and unique Cafe. Price of £10 (includes juice). For further details please click here

JCFL Prayer Vigil : Thursday 3rd March 2011, 7.30pm
The Heart of Worship
The JCFL Prayer Vigil on 3rd March is taking place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. Liz Taite, from The Focolare Movement, will be helping us reflect on the theme ‘The Heart of Worship’. If you’d like to help lead the music there’s a Song Practice at 6.30pm. All are welcome!

JCFL Small Group – Thursday 17th February 2011, 7pm
The JCFL Small Group offers a friendly space each month to reflect on our lives in the light of the Word of God. Feel free to join us at St. Peter’s Centre for Peace and Meditation, Vauxhall at 7pm on Thursday 17th February for an evening of faith-sharing, food and friendship. All are welcome. For full details and directions please click here.

JCFL Prayer Vigil : Thursday 3rd February 2011, 7.30pm Jesus Christ – Light in the Darkness
Next month’s Candlelit Prayer Vigil at Farm Street is inspired by the Presentation of Jesus Christ at the Temple. John Richardson, from Churches Together in South London, will be helping us reflect on the theme, ‘Jesus Christ, Light in the Darkness”. For those who’d like to help lead the music there’s a Song Practice at 6.30pm. All are welcome!

Frixo Live Travel Reports!
If you’re travelling to a JCFL event by car you may wish to consult Frixo (http://www.frixo.com/). Frixo is a road travel reporting website, that provides users with the most up-to-date road traffic information. The data is updated every 5 minutes using sensors placed on motorways and common A / B roads. JCFL Prayer Vigil - 6th January 2011

JCFL  Prayer Vigil at St. Geroge’s Hanover Square – 6th January 2011
JCFL is delighted to begin the new year with the JCFL Prayer Vigil at St. George’s Hanover Square. Sarah de Nordwall, pioneer of The Bard School, will be providing the Reflection on the Word on this month’s theme, ‘Epiphany’. As ever the JCFL Prayer Vigil, beginning at 7.30pm, will include readings from God’s Word, beautiful music and space for gentle reflection. If you enjoy singing why not join us for the JCFL Song Practice from 6.30pm. All are welcome!

Pope Benedict XVI & the Word of God – 19th November 2010
In a recent Apostolic Exhortation, Verbum Domini, the Pope said, “I express my heartfelt hope for the flowering of ‘a new season of greater love for Sacred Scripture on the part of every member of the People of God, so that their prayerful and faith-filled reading of the Bible will, with time, deepen their personal relationship with Jesus'”. For a link to a Catholic Herald article Online, with further details, please click here

JCFL Christmas Meal – 23rd December 2010, 7.30pm
Following the success of last year’s JCFL Christmas Meal we’re doing the same again! So this year’s JCFL Christmas Meal will be at Wahaca, Covent Garden.  For further details please just drop the team a note at info@jcfl.org.uk.

Bishop Alan Hopes joins JCFL – 2nd December 2010
JCFL is delighted to welcome Bishop Alan Hopes, Auxillary Bishop of Westminster, to the JCFL Prayer Vigil on 2nd December at 7.30pm. Our Prayer Vigil this month will be taking place at The Grosvenor Chapel, Mayfair at 7.30pm. Bishop Alan will be providing the Reflection on the Word. As ever the evening will include readings from God’s Word, beautiful music and space for gentle reflection. All are welcome! If you enjoy singing please feel free to join us for the JCFL Song Practice from 6.30pm.

Mind the Gap – Advent 2010
The next series of Mind the Gap, the Diocese of Westminster Advent Reflection Evening for Young Adults (17-35ish), will take the form of Film Nights with refreshments and discussion. The first screening, The Bridge (2003), is on Wednesday 24th November at 7pm at Our Lady of the Assumption and St. Gregory’s Church, 13 Warwick Street. London W1F 9JR. Refreshments are served at 6.30pm. For details and directions please click here.

Football with the Friars – 14th November, 5th December

JCFL is delighted to support ‘Football with the Friars’ which takes place once or twice a month with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal in Canning Town. After the game all are welcome to join the Friars for some social time and Holy Hour at 5pm. Please arrive at the Friary for  1:30pm (St Fidelis Friary, Killip Close, Canning Town E16 1LX. Map). Game begins at 2pm.

Mission Possible! with Bishop John Arnold – 7th November 2010Mission Possible - Young Adults in North London
JCFL is delighted to support Bishop John for the first Young Adults in North London event at St Joseph’s, Harrow Weald on Sunday 7th November 2010 at 6pm.  The theme for the event is ‘Mission Possible’. All young adults aged 17-35 are welcome! For full details please click here.

JCFL Prayer Vigil – Thursday 4th November 2010
Toby Flint (HTB) is joining JCFL this month to help us reflect on the theme of ‘The Lost Sheep’. The Prayer Vigil begins at The Grosvenor Chapel (Mayfair) at 7.30pm. As well as readings from Scripture, prayers and beautiful music we’ll be sharing a meal together after the Prayer Vigil. All are welcome! If you’d like to help out with the music please do come and join us for the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm.

'The Gathering'‘The Gathering’ hosted by Media Chaplain, Tony Miles – 31st October 2010
JCFL is delighted to support ‘The Gathering’ at Methodist Central Hall at 6.30pm on Sunday 31st October. A free evening of comedy, worship and music hosted by Media Chaplain, Tony Miles with Milton Jones, Jo Enright & Andy Kind. For full details please click here!

JCFL Prayer Vigil – Thursday 7th October 2010, 7.30pm
This month we are delighted to welcome the Canon Theologian from Westminster Abbey to the JCFL Prayer Vigil. Canon Nicholas Sagovsky will be helping us reflect on the theme ‘ Jesus Christ, King of Kings’. This month’s Prayer Vigil is at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. As ever we’re having a Song Practice at 6.30pm for those who’d like to sing through the music before the Prayer Vigil. All are welcome!

JCFL Prayer Vigil – Thursday 2nd September 2010, 7.30pm
This month we are reflecting on a theme inspired by the visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the United Kingdom later this month. Fr William Pearsall, Parish Priest of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, will be helping us to reflect on the  ‘The Heart of Christ. Those who would like to learn the songs and chants are welcome to the JCFL Song Practice at 6.30pm.

JCFL Small Group – Thursday 19th August 2010, 7pm
The JCFL Small Group offers a friendly space each month to reflect on our lives in the light of the Word of God. Join us at St. Peter’s Centre for Peace and Meditation, Vauxhall at 7pm on Thursday 19th August for an evening of faith-sharing, food and friendship. For full details and directions please click here.

JCFL Prayer Vigil at Farm Street – Thursday 5th August 2010, 7.30pm
JCFL was delighted to be back at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street for our monthly Prayer Vigil. Ashraf Shahata, deacon of St. Mary and Archangel Michael Coptic Orthodox Church, helped us reflect on the theme ‘Here I am, Lord’ speaking about the consecration of Mary’s life to God. The next JCFL Prayer Vigil is on 2nd September at Farm Street and will take the theme ‘The heart of Christ’ in preparation for Pope Benedict XVI’s forthcoming visit to the United Kingdom.

JCFL Prayer Vigil at Farm Street – Thursday 1st July 2010, 7.30pm
We are delighted to announce that from July – September 2010 the JCFL Prayer Vigil will be taking place at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street. The theme for July’s JCFL Prayer Vigil is  ‘Jesus Christ, Servant Master’ and Fr Reg Bushell, Parish Priest of St. Stephen’s Gloucester Road, will be coming to provide the Reflection on the Word. All are welcome! If you enjoy singing why not join us for the JCFL Song Practice from 6.30pm.

Bishop Alan Hopes joins JCFL – December 2010
JCFL is delighted to announce that Bishop Alan Hopes, Auxillary Bishop of Westminster, is coming to provide the Reflection on the Word at the JCFL Prayer Vigil on Thursday 2nd December (venue to be announced in due course). If you’d like to help out with the music or catering at this event with the Bishop please do drop us a line at info@jcfl.org.uk.

JCFL Prayer Vigil – Thursday 3rd June 2010, 7.30pm
Our theme for June’s JCFL Prayer Vigil was  ‘Here I am, Lord’. We were delighted that Fr Stephen Wang from Allen Hall Seminary was able to come and speak to us on how we can all respond to God’s call. The next JCFL Prayer Vigil on Thursday 1st July is at Farm Street Parish Church at 7.30pm. If you enjoy singing please join us for the JCFL Song Practice from 6.30pm.

Proms at St. Jude’s : 19th – 27th June 2010
JCFL Is delighted to be supporting the Proms at St. Jude’s 2010. The Proms offer a varied programme of wonderful concerts, ranging from a piano recital from John Lill to a jazz evening with Clare Teal; from a performance of French choral music by the choir of Clare College, Cambridge to film music by the BBC Elstree Concert Band. All ticket sales go towards two wonderful charities – Toynbee Hall and the North London Hospice. For full details please visit www.promsatstjudes.org.uk.

NESTED – Space for Grace : 24th June 2010, 6.30pm
Giles Goddard, Chair of ‘Inclusive Church’ will be speaking at the next Nested event about the how as a Church we are called to welcome all without exception. The event begins at 6.30pm with food followed by a talk and discussion at 7.45pm. Tickets are £7 – all views are welcome! For full details and tickets please click here or contact Julian Whiting at julian@nested.org.uk.

Brightlights Arts Tent: 16th-19th July 2010
JCFL is happy to support the Brightlights Arts Tent at this yearly young-adult festival hosted by SPEC. The Art Tent will be an atmospheric enclosure where festival goers can explore their relationship/search for God through creativity. There’ll be basic art materials, a keyboard and the opportunity for volunteers to actively encourage and guide people in using visual and musical art techniques to engage with their spiritual side. If you’d like to help out please contact Karolina at rozakinga@live.co.uk

Spirit in the City: 3rd – 5th June 2010
JCFL is happy to support Spirit in the City. This is an annual festival of faith in and around Soho and the West End. Through a series of events in their churches and on the streets, Christians come together to reach out to the London community in a unique way. For full details click here

Retreat Day to St. Jude – Thursday 24th July 2010, 9am to 6pm
JCFL is happy to support the Young Adults in the West Retreat Day to St. Jude’s Shrine, Faversham, with Bishop Alan Hopes. The cost of £15 includes coach travel (bring your own lunch). All young adults (17 – 35 year olds) are welcome. For more information contact Dave Burke, Director of Youth Ministry, on 0207 798 9357 or davidburke@rcdow.org.uk.

JCFL Prayer Vigil – Thursday 6th May 2010, 7.30pm
Our theme for May’s JCFL Prayer Vigil was ‘What you did for one of the least of my brethren you did for me’. On this the day of the General Election, The Salvation Army‘s Director of Research and Development, Mitch Menagh, gave an inspirational talk on how the Word of God provides us with that ‘manifesto’ from God offering us the oppotrunity to find love, joy and peace by putting His Word  in to practice in our lives.

Musicians wanted for JCFL Worship Band
JCFL is looking for musicians who’d like to place their gifts at the service of the Lord through JCFL. The JCFL Worship Band leads the monthly Prayer Vigil and helps out with other events throughout the year. If you’d like to place your musical gifts at the service of the Lord through JCFL please contact the team at info@jcfl.org.uk.

YCW Event – Saturday 1st May 2010
YCW is standing up for young people on 1st May 2010. If your 16-30 this event may be for you! The day begins with Mass at Westminster Cathedral with Archbishop Vincent followed by a rally to stand up for issues affecting young people in our society. The day ends with a party! For full details click here.

JCFL Small Group – Thursday 15th April 2010, 7pm
The JCFL Small Group offers an intimate space each month to reflect on our lives in the light of the Word of God. Join us at St. Peter’s Centre for Peace and Meditation, Vauxhall at 7pm on Thursday 15th April for an evening of faith-sharing, food and friendship. For full details click here.

Diocese of London Young Adult Pilgrimage to Taize  – 24th July to 2nd August 2010 The Diocese of London is organising a Pilgrimage to Taize with the Bishop of Edmonton, Peter Wheatley, from 24th July to 1st August 2010. Details are available on the Diocese of London Website – for details click here. To find out more about the Taize community you can visit their website by clicking here.

JCFL Small Group – Thursday 18th March 2010
The JCFL Small Group offers an intimate space each month to reflect on our lives in the light of the Word of God. Join us at St. Peter’s Centre for Peace and Meditation, Vauxhall at 7pm on Thursday 18th March for a evening of faith-sharing, food and friendship.

Brightlights Afternoon – Saturday 13th March 2010
The Brightlights Core Group is putting on a special afternoon on the 13th March at St. Patricks Church, Wapping in the East End of London from 1pm – 5pm (lunch included) to help plan this year’s festival (16th – 19th July 2010 at SPEC). If you’d like to find out what goes on behind the scenes and help to make Brightlights 2010 a success then email Maryann at info@brightlights.org.uk. For more information visit http://www.brightlights.org.uk/

Prayer around the Cross – Friday 12th March 2010
Young adults from across London are joining with Brother Paolo and the Bishop of Woolwich for Taize Prayer around the Cross at Hinde Street Methodist Church on Friday 12th March. Prayer around the Cross begins at 8pm with a Song Practice from 7.30pm. For directions please visit www.hindestreet.org.uk.

Define Bullying – Thursday 11th March 2010
Rachel Maskell from Unite is coming to speak at the next Nested event about her experience of caring for those bullied in the Church. The event begins at 6.30pm with food followed by a talk and discussion at 7.45pm. Tickets are £7 – all are welcome! For full details and tickets please click here or contact Julian at julian@nested.org.uk.

JCFL Prayer Vigil – Thursday 4th March 2010
The theme for our JCFL Prayer Vigil in March is ‘I call you friends’. In addition to readings, music and prayers reflecting this theme Canon Mark Oakley, Priest in Charge of The Grosvenor Chapel, is coming to help us reflect on this Icon symbolising ‘Friendship in Christ’. If you enjoy singing there is a Song Practice at 6.30pm. The Prayer Vigil begins at 7.30pm.

Faith in Film – Monday 22nd February 2010
Following the success of the first series Mind the Gap is returning on 22nd February offering space to enjoy a faith-related film with refreshments and discussion. For the first evening of the new series, animated by the Diocese of Westminster, the film is Faith like Potatoes about a farmer whose faith inspires thousands to follow Christ. For full details please click here.

JCFL Small Group – Thursday 18th February 2010
The JCFL Small Group offers an intimate space each month to reflect on our lives in the light of the Word of God. Why not join us at St. Peter’s Centre for Peace and Meditation at 7pm on Thursday 18th February for a friendly time of faith-sharing followed by a meal.

JCFL Prayer Vigil : Thursday 4th Feb 2010, 7.30pm Jesus Christ – Light in the Darkness
This month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil took the theme of the Presentation of Jesus Christ at the Temple: “A light to lighten the Gentiles and the glory of your people Israel” (Lk 2:32). During the candlelit prayer vigil Fr Tony Nye, Farm Street, helped us reflect on how we too are called to offer ourselves to the Lord each and every day. For photos from this JCFL Prayer Vigil click here.

“Abide in Me” :  Thursday 21st January 2010, 7pm
JCFL linked up with The Sanctuary and The Bard School for Abide in Me during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2010 at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. Working under the umbrella of Churches Together in Westminster this was a wonderful opportunity to join together in Prayer and celebrate the Creative Arts. For further details please click here.

JCFL Prayer Vigil – Jesus Christ, Word made Flesh Thursday 7th January 2010, 7.30pm
JCFL, in unity with the Eastern Orthodox Church throughout the world, celebrated the Lord’s Birth at the JCFL Prayer Vigil at the new venue, Grosvenor Chapel (Mayfair). Fr William Pearsall (Jesuit Church, Farm Street) helped us refect on how we need to let Jesus be born in us each and every day. The next JCFL Prayer Vigil is on February 4th 2010.

JCFL Retreat Day – Saturday 12th December, ‘09: 11am – 5pm
Following the success of JCFL’s Retreat Day earlier this year we got together for another during Advent. Once again we spent a thoroughly enjoyable day at St. Peter’s Centre for Peace and Meditation, Vauxhall with time for prayer, food and friendship.

“Wait for the Lord” JCFL Prayer Vigil – December ’09
This month’s JCFL Prayer Vigil took an Advent Theme, Wait for the Lord. Fr. Martin McAnaney, Notre Dame de France, helped us reflect on the meaning of Advent and asked us to consider how we are are preparing our hearts and minds to receive the light of Christ this Christmas. From January – March 2010 the JCFL Prayer Vigil will be at The Grosvenor Chapel.

Your faith has saved you“Your faith has saved you” JCFL Prayer Vigil, 5th November ’09 – Holy Apostles
Fr. Pat Browne, Roman Catholic Duty Priest to Parliament, helped us reflect on this month’s theme. Fr Pat gave a personal witness of how, in those times in our lives when all seems dark and lost, we can rely on Jesus, our God of Compassion, who longs for each and everyone of us to be saved and live in His Peace.

London-wide Taize Event – Sunday 22nd Nov ’09Taize Event at Primrose Hill
This event is being organised by the Anglican Parish of St. Mary the Virgin at Primrose Hill. The afternoon will include lunch, Bible Reflection, Small Groups and Taize-style prayer. All young adults are welcome to attend!

St Therese of Lisieux

“Unless you become like a little child” JCFL Prayer Vigil, 1st October – Holy Apostles Pimlico
Fr Digby Samuels, Youth Chaplain for the Archdiocese of Westminster, helped us reflect on what it means to become a little child in the light of the Gospel. This month’s theme was inspired by the life of St. Therese of the Child Jesus whose relics are coming to London from 12th – 15th October. For further information on the visit please click here.

Love one another as I have loved youJCFL links up with the United Reformed Church & Lloyds TSB – Sept 2009

Revd. Martin Wheadon, URC minister of Chadwell Heath &  Manager of Highbury Corner Business Centre (Lloyds TSB), spoke at JCFL this month of the challenges of living the Christian faith both as a URC minister and Bank Manager. Martin said that in order to ‘love one another as I have loved you’  we need to look to Jesus Christ for inspiration in all we do, think and say.

JCFL with Westminster on pilgrimage to Taize – 8th – 16th August 2009Taize 2009
JCFL was delighted to link up with Westminster on pilgrimage to this unique Christian community located near Cluny, Central France.  The Westminster group, including Bishop John Arnold (centre of photo), joined together with 1000s of young adults from around Europe and the world. For more info. on the Taize community please click here.

Brother John BoscoThe Lord is my Light – JCFL Prayer Vigil 06.08.09
JCFL was delighted to welcome Brother John Bosco, Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, to speak on the Feast of the Transfiguration. Brother John Bosco spoke of the challenges of contemporary ministry and how it is only by relying on Jesus – our strength – that we come through every challenge enriched and strengthened for the journey ahead. For more info. on the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal click here .

New Venue ! July to September ’09 – St. Paul Covent Garden St. Paul's, Covent Garden
Many thanks to Revd. Simon Grigg and all those at St. Paul’s Covent Garden (The Actor’s Church) for allowing us to use this beautiful church for the JCFL Prayer Vigil from July – September 2009. At the JCFL Prayer Vigil on 2nd July 2009 Fr. Dominic Byrne, Canon Lawyer and Parish Priest of Our Lady of Dolours , spoke on the theme ‘I will boast of my weaknesses’, a theme close to the heart of St. Paul.

Taize-Style Prayer Vigil at Westminster Cathedral (JCFL)“Standing Room Only” at Pauline Prayer Vigil
Independent Catholic News: There was “standing room only” at a Taize-Style Prayer Vigil hosted by Archbishop Vincent Nichols at Westminster Cathedral on Saturday (27th June 09) marking the end of the Year of St. Paul. The music was led by Jesus Christ the Fullness of Life (JCFL).  To read the Reflection on the Word given by the Archbishop of Westminster please click here. For photos from this event please click here

JCFL on Pilgrimage to Taize – 8th to 16th August ’09JCFL pilgrimage to Taize 2009
This summer JCFL is helping to organise the Diocese of Westminster Young Adult Pilgrimage to Taize, France. Join Bishop John Arnold and young adults (18 – 30s) from around London on pilgrimage to this unique Christian community. Total price is only £220. For further details click here. St. Paul (Icon)

“In Christ we are One Body” Westminster Cathedral, Saturday 27th June ’09, 7.30pm

JCFL has been invited to help animate a Taize-style Vigil to celebrate the conclusion of the Pauline Year. All are welcome to come and pray in candlelit vigil with the new Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols. If you’d like to help with the music there will be a Song Practice in Vaughan House, 46 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QN at 6pm on the night. If you’d like to help in any other way of would just like further details please email the team at info@jcfl.org.uk.

“Holy Spirit, Come!” – 4th June, ’09Rt. Revd. John Flack

At JCFL this month Rt. Revd. John Flack, former Director of the Anglican Centre in Rome, gave his blessing to JCFL’s mission, building bridges between Christians of different denominations. We called on the Holy Spirit to unite us in One Faith, Hope and Love through our common Baptism. For details of the Anglican Centre in Rome please click here.

Fr Chris Vipers“Here I am, Lord” – JCFL, 7th May ’09

At JCFL this month Fr Chris Vipers, Vocations Director for Westminster, spoke of Our Lady’s “Yes!” to the Lord. We reflected on how the Lord calls us to the fullness of life and love in Christ. If you’d like more information on vocations in Westminster please click here.

JCFL Retreat Day – 18th April, ’09Lamas, Vauxhall City Farm

JCFL had a fantastic retreat day at St. Peter’s Centre, Vauxhall. The theme for the day was ‘Looking forward, united in the love of Christ’.  During the day we chatted about future events for JCFL including the Pauline Prayer Vigil at Westminster Cathedral on 27th June ’09 & a special event during the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2010 (Thursday 21st Jan).

Pope in AfricaPope speaks of Unity in Africa

In The Universe this week (11th April ’09) the Pope was quoted as saying, “Being in the midst of numerous and dramatic conflicts that unfortunately still torment different regions of this continent, the Church knows that it must be a sign and instrument of unity and reconciliation by putting into practice the teachings of the Gospel so that all of Africa may together build a future of justice, solidarity and peace.”

JCFL prays for G20 – 2nd April at 7.30pmGordon Brown & Barack Obama

At a special Prayer Vigil at Holy Apostles, Pimlico, JCFL prayed for the G20 summit leaders meeting here  in London. Fr Reg Bushell, from St. Stephen’s Gloucester Road, helped us reflect on how we each need to turn to Christ in order to build a future world united in the ways of justice and peace.

Ali CampbellAli Campbell kicks off preaching at JCFL – 5th March ’09

A huge thank you to Ali Campbell, Advisor and Youth Officer for the Anglican Diocese of Chichester, for the Gospel reflection at JCFL this month. Ali spoke of how, like Peter, in our human weakness and sin we need to place our trust completely in Jesus to find the fullness of truth, life and love. For more info. on Ali’s work please click here

JCFL Small Group – 19th February ’09

The JCFL Small Group is getting together this Thursday (the third Thursday of the month) at St. Peter’s Centre for Meditation and Peace, Vauxhall. This offers space for those who wish to go deeper in their journey of faith and love in Christ breaking open the Word and sharing a meal together. We’ll be meeting at the exit barriers of Vauxhall Underground Station (Victoria Line) at 7pm and heading together to St. Peter’s. Hope you can join us! For a map please click here.

House of Prayer, AbbotswickJCFL Retreat to House of Prayer, Abbotswick – 17th to 19th April ’09

All are welcome for some time-out with the Lord in this welcoming Christian community located in the countryside just outside London. If you’d like to come or would like further details please email us at info@jcfl.org.uk

JCFL Prayer Vigil at Holy Apostles Pimlico – 5th Feb ’09JCFL - Holy Apostles Pimlico

A beautiful experience of prayer and a wholesome dinner was enjoyed at the New Venue, Holy Apostles Pimlico on 5th February. Thanks to all those who fed in to the beautiful liturgy & music and wholesome food & friendship. We look forward to the next Prayer Vigil and Agape on 5th March ’09.

JCFL article in Westminster Record

Thanks to the Westminster Record for including a little article about JCFL. Please take a look at the February edition – only costs 20p!

Donate to JCFL On-line

If you would like to to donate to this ecumenical venture at the service of the Universal Church please click here.

JCFL Small Group – 15th January ’09

As ever, the JCFL Small Group is meeting  this Thursday (the third Thursday of the month). This offers the the space for those who wish to go deeper in their journey of faith and love in Christ with a space to break open the Word and share a meal together. On Thursday 15th January the Small Group is meeting at St. Peter’s Centre for Meditation and Peace, 308 Kennington Lane, Vauxhall, London SE11 5HY.  As this is the first time we are using this venue we will be meeting at at 7pm at Vauxhall Tube (Victoria Line) and walking together to St. Peter’s. For a map please click here. Our heartfelt thanks goes to the Lord and those at the Meditation Centre for enabling us to use this wonderful facility. Thank you!

JCFL thanks St. Stephen’s

We wish to thank Fr Reg, Fr John, Graham and all those at St. Stephen’s Gloucester Road who helped make the JCFL Prayer Vigil in January 2009 such a beautiful and prayerful occasion. Thank you!

JCFL looking for a New Home

New Home!JCFL is looking for a New Home and is open to all suggestions! Please let us know your ideas and hopes for a future home and please keep this intention in your prayers – that the LORD may guide us where and as He wills. We would love to be in a Central London Church with facilities for an Agape Meal.

JCFL venue for Feb & March ’09

Whilst we look for a new permanent home the Prayer Vigil will take place at…

Thursday, 5th February 2009 – Holy Apostles, Pimlico
Thursday, 5th March 2009 – Holy Apostles, Pimlico
Please click here for directions and hope to see you soon!

JCFL thanks St. Andrews Holborn

Fr LyleAs many of you know, Fr. Lyle Dennen (Guild Vicar of St Andrew Holborn Archdeacon of Hackney) has been recovering from a serious accident and is going in to hospital for an operation on 16th January 2009. To ease Lyle’s recuperation, the Guild Church Council (GCC) at St. Andrew Holborn has asked JCFL to find a new venue for its monthly Prayer Vigil. JCFL would like to take this opportunity to pass on our deepest thanks to everybody at St Andrew Holborn – Lyle, the Churchwardens and the Church Foundation – who have been so encouraging, welcoming and supportive over the past two years. We wish Lyle a speedy recovery. Our heartfelt prayers are with him and the community.