Perseverance Works

When Dave and I visited our architects this week, I was struck again by the name of the complex where their offices are housed in Hoxton: Perseverance Works.

Racial Justice Sunday with Professor Robert Beckford (13/2)

St Mary’s is honoured to welcome Professor Robert Beckford as guest preacher at our 9am and 10.30am services this Sunday 13 February 2022 as we mark Racial Justice Sunday and explore a God who cares about justice and equality and why we should care, too. Robert is Director of the Institute of Climate and Social […]

Sunday Service (16/1)

Join us today for one of two in-person Sunday Morning services in the St Mary’s Welcome Centre: a 9am Holy Communion and a 10.30am service during which we will also share Communion, and which we will live-stream to our Facebook page.

Christmas Eve Reflection

By Revd Vanessa Conant, Rector, St Mary’s & the Parish of Walthamstow  On Wednesday, I celebrated my parents’ 50th Wedding Anniversary. Like so many things this year and last, it was on Zoom, a sweet gathering of our nearest and dearest family. It was all the things that a Zoom call is – imperfect and yet […]

Vespers: Eternity (22/12)

Welcome to our online Vespers for Wednesday 22 December – the last in our Advent series, and our final Vespers reflection of 2021. This evening, Natalie Burwell draws on the work of Evelyn Underhill, reflecting on eternity. And as always, Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music and a closing blessing. You can access […]

Vespers: Humility (2/6)

Welcome to Vespers for 2nd June as we continue our series on Benedictine Spirituality. This week, we focus on the Benedictine view of humility, or what Natalie Burwell, who leads tonight’s Vespers, calls the ‘quiet superpower for living in community’. Tonight’s online Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness, a […]

Vespers: Listening with the ‘Ear of Our Heart’ (12/5)

Welcome to Vespers for 12th May – the second in our series on Benedictine Spirituality. Over the next several weeks, we’ll draw on the work of Sr Joan Chittister, particularly her book, ‘Wisdom Distilled from the Daily: Living the Rule of St Benedict Today’ in our Vespers gatherings, and this evening we’ll focus specifically on […]

Order a ‘Lent at Home’ Pack

This year, St Mary’s is launching a digital ‘Lent at Home’ devotional pack, with creative ways to pray throughout the season of Lent. Each pack includes short weekly video devotionals and daily activities for all ages. If you would like to sign up for a free ‘Lent at Home’ pack, please click here.

Sunday Service (19/7)

Welcome to our Sunday Service for 19th July – we’re glad you’re here. Today, we’ll be live-streaming our worship service at 10.30am via Zoom, watching the pre-recorded sections together and collectively participating in the liturgy in real-time. You can join our Zoom service here (Meeting ID: 928 700 485 / Passcode: 040088), or you can […]

Sunday Service (5/7)

Welcome to our service for Sunday 5th July, the fourth Sunday after Trinity. Today’s service is led by Revd Adam Childs, with scripture readings from Ollie Elgie and Rebecca Branch, prayers from Mark Hough, and music from Jonathan and Helen Rathbone; Revd Vanessa Conant gives our sermon. Today in our Gospel reading, Jesus invites all […]