Advent Study Group on Zoom: Starts 2/12

Join us for an Advent Study Group on Zoom, Thursdays from 8pm-9.15pm, starting 2 December. Each week in Advent, we’ll watch an episode of the BBC’s Nativity series with discussion and reflection afterwards and ending with Night Prayer. It’s all led by our placement curate, Revd Jide Macaulay. Interested in joining us? Email vanessa@stmaryswalthamstow.org for […]

First Sunday of Advent

On Sunday 28 November, we’ll celebrate the First Sunday of Advent with three services in the St Mary’s Welcome Centre (our church hall, located across the churchyard from the church): a 9am Holy Communion service led by Revd Vanessa Conant with a sermon from Revd Dave Edmondson; a 10.30am inter-generational service; and a 6pm Advent […]

Advent and Christmas 2021

We’re delighted to welcome you to our 2021 Christmas services. As St Mary’s ancient building undergoes extensive renovations, we’re excited to partner with our sister church, St Gabriel’s (near the corner of Havant Road and Wood Street), and with our friends at Greenleaf Road Baptist Church to provide more opportunities for you to join us […]

Online Christmas Services

Though we unfortunately felt it necessary to cancel in-person services, we’re looking forward to celebrating Christmas with you online. Join us for the following services this week on our Facebook page: 24th December, 3.30pm: Online Christingle 24th December, 7pm: Online Fireside Carols 24th December, 11.15pm: Online Compline 25th December, 10.30am: Christmas Day Online

In-Person Christmas Services Cancelled

By Revd Vanessa ConantRector, St Mary’s & the Parish of Walthamstow Dear St Mary’s I wonder how you are today with the news of Tier 4 restrictions now in effect. I found the news disorientating and was deeply concerned to hear about a new variant of the virus and its impact on infection rates, with some scientists estimating […]

Sunday Service: Nativity (20/12)

Welcome to our online Sunday Service for the fourth Sunday of Advent. Today is our online Nativity: a very 2020 version of the Christmas story (Zoom jokes included!) that we hope you will enjoy, with contributions from Charnelle Barclay, Philip Brook, Adam and Becky Childs, Vanessa and Cameron Conant, Jacintha Danaswamy, Dave and Caitlin Edmondson, […]

Advent & Christmas 2020

At the end of a difficult and extraordinary year, we’re looking forward to celebrating Advent and Christmas with you. Most of this year’s services will be online, however, we’ll have two opportunities to gather in person in our ancient building with masks required, and pre-booking necessary. Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve (begins at 11.15pm): Book […]