Tenebrae (31/3)

Welcome to our service of Tenebrae on Wednesday of Holy Week. Tenebrae means ‘darkness’ or ‘shadows’ in Latin, and if we were physically together in the church building this evening, tonight’s service would get progressively darker, with candles blown out after every Gospel reading. Tonight is about hearing the story of Jesus’s arrest and crucifixion […]

Holy Week and Easter 2021

You are warmly invited to join us for Holy Week and Easter 2021, with plenty of opportunities to engage online, and three opportunities to gather in person (booking required for all in-person services due to social distancing – see registration details below). We’ll have services every day beginning the week of Monday 29th March, with […]

Morning Prayer: Passiontide

Our Morning Prayer liturgy for Passiontide, the last two weeks of Lent, is available below. We live-stream Morning Prayer every weekday to our Facebook page at 8.30am, and all are welcome. Morning Prayer Passiontide  

Palm Sunday (28/3)

Welcome to our online service for Palm Sunday. Today, we begin Holy Week 2021 by remembering Jesus’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem only to be arrested and put on trial days later. Our service will help us re-live the story of this extraordinary week as we journey together towards Easter Sunday. Our Palm Sunday service is […]

Passion Sunday (21/3)

Welcome to our service for Passion Sunday, which is the beginning of Passiontide, or last two weeks of Lent. On Passion Sunday, our perspective begins to shift to the cross as we approach Holy Week. Today’s service is led by Revd Adam Childs with a sermon from Revd Vanessa Conant, scripture readings from Becky Childs […]

Easter Story Scavenger Hunt on Good Friday

Easter Story Scavenger Hunt on Good Friday This year at St Mary’s we’re challenging families and children to “find” videos around Walthamstow Village about the Easter Story! It is designed to be socially distant and will take place between 8am-8pm on Good Friday (2nd April 2021), with the Scavenger Hunt starting at the Church Door.  […]

Sunday Service: Mothering Sunday (14/3)

Welcome to our Sunday Service for 14th March. Today is Mothering Sunday across the country and in the Church of England – a day when we celebrate the mothers in our lives and the churches and faith communities that have mothered us, including our church, St Mary’s Walthamstow. Our online service is led by Revd […]

Vespers: Nourishing Practices (10/3)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 10th March. Tonight we continue our journey through the season of Lent, with Natalie Burwell reflecting on the story of Jesus fasting in the wilderness, and also exploring the relationship between food and love and how we can become more conscious about what we consume and how we consume it. […]

Sunday Service: Third Sunday in Lent (7/3)

Welcome to our service for 7th March, the Third Sunday in Lent. Today we explore the passage from John 2 in which Jesus expels the money-changers from the temple – a story that invites us to think about what justice looks like and how we can challenge injustice. Today’s service is led by Revd Adam […]

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 […]