On Saturday, the Bishop of Stepney, Adrian Newman, joined a congregation of 300 people when he formally opened and dedicated the Open Door Centre at Christ Church, Barnet.
The service of Thanksgiving and Celebration was led by our Associate Vicar Revd Joanna James. Other attendees included the Deputy Lieutenant of the London Borough of Barnet Martin Russell, The Archdeacon of Hampstead, The Revd. John Hawkins; The Area Dean, The Revd Dr Gregory Platten; Theresa Villiers MP and The Mayor of Barnet, Cllr. David Longstaff.
Local community groups, past and present members of the congregation, as well as past pupils from the original Parochial School were also represented at the official opening.
Pictures of this memorable day can be found here and more news of the Open Door Centre can be found here