December 2010

The window opening on 14 December will be “What do we hunger for?” at 88, Ashburnum Grove. The voice crying in the wilderness is the voice of those who hunger. We ask Who are hungry? Why do they hunger? And What do we hunger for?

Opening ceremony: Mulled wine and mince pies from 6-7pm.

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33 miners, 700m below for 69 days.  ‘I was with God and the devil – and God took me’.

The window for 13 December is titled “La esperanza del Phoenix” and is at 67 Maidstone Hill.

Best seen after dark.

There will be a switch on party at 7.00pm.

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The 12 December window opening is by the St Alfege Sunday School, and will be at 17 Point Hill with the theme “Make Straight the Path”. A display planned and prepared by the children of the Sunday School exploring the challenges of life today and how we all need to follow our star to maintain trust and hope – echoed in the story of the Nativity.

The opening will be at 4.00 pm with a lighting up ceremony – with snacks and drinks and Christmas carols. All are welcome.

Best seen after dark.

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Week Commencing 13 December

December 11, 2010

A summary of all of our openings for next week. For up to date information please check back daily, or subscribe to receive email updates / follow us on twitter, using the links on the right hand side of the page.

13 December

33 miners, 700m below for 69 days.  ‘I was with God and the devil – and God took me’.

The window for 13 December is titled “La esperanza del Phoenix” and is at 67 Maidstone Hill.

Best seen after dark.

There will be a switch on party at 7.00pm.

14 December

The window opening on 14 December will be “What do we hunger for?” at 88, Ashburnum Grove. The voice crying in the wilderness is the voice of those who hunger. We ask Who are hungry? Why do they hunger? And What do we hunger for?

Opening ceremony: Mulled wine and mince pies from 6-7pm.

15 December

On 15 December the window opening is titled “Hidden Hope” and will be at the recently opened Mevali Shisha Bar, 17 Greenwich Church Street.

A silhouette of a person, on card.  Above golden coins, and the word Hope will be hidden in the picture somewhere.  Hopefully some fairy lights to make the gold glisten.

Opening at 4.00pm, free snacks and nibbles.

16 December

In the rush of modern life one can still be very alone.

The 16 December window opening will be at 16, St Alfege Passage.

17 December

The 17 December window opening will be at 30, Ashburnum Grove and is titled “Faith in the Human Spirit”. The window will feature simple cut out silhouettes.  The images and words depicting the idea that even through hard times people can be endlessly supportive and creative in society.

Opening at 6.00pm with mince pies and mulled wine.

18 December

On 18 December the window is titled ” A voice from the sky” and will be at the Novotel, 173-185 Greenwich High Road.

Jesus looking down from the clouds directing the lost disciples through the desert.

There will be an opening at 6.00pm with mulled wine.

19 December

The 19 December window, titled “Out of the Woods”, is at 30a Crooms Hill. Wilderness can describe a tangled, dark and wooded place, as much as an exposed and barren heath.  The window presents images of hope that offer a ‘way out’ from the anxieties and dark distractions of our world. Best seen after dark.

The opening is at 5pm with warm soft and alcoholic drinks.

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11 December – “Believe”

December 10, 2010

The 11 December window opening is titled “Believe” and is at 213 Greenwich High Road. The definition of believe is “to accept as true or real “, which seems an apt description of Christmas as well. We believe in the magic and spirit of Christmas.

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On 10 December a window will be opening at 15 Crane Street, titled “Linking East to West”. The opening will be at 6pm.

Coin St a pedestrian thames path linking east to west. Make his paths straight east greenwich/west greenwich.

The window will be lit from dusk until 10.30pm.

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The window opening on 9 December will be at St Alfege with Peter’s School, Creek Road. The theme is “Path of Hope” and all the work has been done by the school art club.

There will be an opening at 4.00 pm where mince pies and mulled wine will be served.

This window is best seen after dark.

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The 8 December window opening will be at James Wolfe Primary School, Randall Place. The theme is “Star in the Desert”, with a scene of the kings in the desert, bringing their gifts to the baby Jesus – a bright star in the sky signifying hope for the world. The official opening will be at 3.30pm; and the window is best seen after dark.

The upper school concert will be performing a concert at St Alfege Church in the evening.

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The window opening on 7 December is at Meridian Primary School, Old Woolwich Road, and is titled “We Will Guide the Way”. The window will be opened at 10am.

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On 6th December the window opening is at Biscuit, Biscuit, 3-4 Nelson Street, with the theme “And your prayers will be answered”.

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