Morning Prayer Online

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St Mary’s Walthamstow
8 Church End
London, E179RJ United Kingdom
8:30 am - 9:00 am
A morning time of prayer, Monday-Friday, at 8.30am, live-streamed on our Facebook page.

Vespers Online

March032021
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St Mary’s Walthamstow
8 Church End
London, E179RJ United Kingdom
7:30 pm - 8:10 pm
A weekly contemplative gathering

Morning Prayer Online

March042021
Detail
St Mary’s Walthamstow
8 Church End
London, E179RJ United Kingdom
8:30 am - 9:00 am
A morning time of prayer, Monday-Friday, at 8.30am, live-streamed on our Facebook page.

Morning Prayer Online

March052021
Detail
St Mary’s Walthamstow
8 Church End
London, E179RJ United Kingdom
8:30 am - 9:00 am
A morning time of prayer, Monday-Friday, at 8.30am, live-streamed on our Facebook page.
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Sunday Service: Second Sunday in Lent (28/2)

Welcome to our service for 28th February, the Second Sunday in Lent. Today’s online service is led by Revd Dave Edmondson with a sermon from Revd Marilyn Claydon of Chingford Parish Church; our scripture readings are from Rebecca Branch and David Baker, with prayers and intercessions from Dom Withers and special music from Jonathan and […]

Vespers: Gentle Practices for Lent (24/2)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 24th February. Tonight, Natalie Burwell leads us in some gentle spiritual practices for Lent. Join our pre-recorded online gathering now by clicking here. As always, Vespers is 40 minutes long, and features two periods of stillness, two pieces of choral or instrumental music, a poem, a reflection, a spiritual practice […]

Job Openings: Community Engagement Officer, Community Gardener

St Mary’s has two new exciting job openings – a Community Engagement Officer and a Community Gardener – both of which are funded as part of our National Lottery Heritage Fund-supported Creative Church project, which will regenerate St Mary’s ancient building. A synopsis of each job is below, as well as a PDF for each […]

Sunday Service: First Sunday in Lent (21/2)

Welcome to our service for the first Sunday in Lent. Over the next 40 days, the church reflects on and prepares for the celebrations of Easter. This is a season of prayer, generosity and repentance. As we follow the example of Jesus who fasted for 40 days in the wilderness, we try and live more […]

A Church for the Whole Community

St Mary’s is a diverse and inclusive community learning the way of Jesus and growing in love – a centre of Arts, Prayer and Transformation, and a church for the whole community where all are welcome, always.

We run confirmation, marriage and faith-exploration courses, help people out of debt through our Christians Against Poverty centre, work with young people and children, and advocate for affordable housing and a carbon-neutral London as members of Waltham Forest Citizens, our local chapter of Citizens UK. We also support the local night shelter and have been involved with the Christian Kitchen for many years.

We are a centre for arts and culture in Walthamstow. As home to the St Mary’s Music Hall and the St Mary’s Arts Collective, our arts projects and musical events bring people together, and our £3.37 million Creative Church project, which will break ground in 2021, will make our building more accessible to the whole community.

Our ancient building is the historic parish church of Walthamstow. People have worshipped here for over 900 years and it’s still the heart of all we do; indeed, worship is something that happens every minute of every day!

Due to high virus transmission levels and Tier 4 restrictions, we have for the time being decided to close our building for in-person public worship. However, we will continue to meet online on Sundays (10.30am, with a Zoom hangout at 11.30am), Wednesdays (7.30pm), and throughout the week on our Facebook page for Morning Prayer (Monday to Friday at 8.30am), though please note that this schedule will change in the week before and after Christmas (please see our ‘upcoming events’ at the bottom of this page for a current listing of services).

St Mary’s is part of the Church of England and Diocese of Chelmsford and we are committed to safeguarding children and young people and all victims of abuse and vulnerable adults. Our PCC has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practices on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website. Our parish safeguarding officer is Emma Clements; she can be reached at emmaclements655@btinternet.com.

The Creative Church Project

In 2015, an architect’s report indicated we had to make urgent repairs to St Mary’s ancient building. However, as we looked at how we might fund this work, we began to dream bigger and to imagine how we might make St Mary’s building the heart of Walthamstow again, as it was in centuries past.

Click on the image below to learn more about our plans to open up Walthamstow’s ancient church and oldest building to the whole community with a cafe, gallery space and more. Work begins in 2021.

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03 March 2021

Morning Prayer Online

8:30 am - 9:00 am (See All)A morning time of prayer, Monday-Friday, at 8.30am, live-streamed on our Facebook page.
03 March 2021

Vespers Online

7:30 pm - 8:10 pm (See All)A weekly contemplative gathering
04 March 2021

Morning Prayer Online

8:30 am - 9:00 am (See All)A morning time of prayer, Monday-Friday, at 8.30am, live-streamed on our Facebook page.