Weekly Churchyard Update (13/10)

By Tim Hewitt, St Mary’s Head Gardener/ Community Gardener  The South Bed is looking ragged now, as the last standing plants continue to be taken out. The Japanese anemones, Cosmos, Symphyotrichum and Chrysanthemum still offer something. Elsewhere, the pot displays are on the cusp of being taken down or put away. This is their last […]

Christingle Pack Signup

The link to the Christingle service will go live on St Mary’s website and social media channels at 3.30pm on Christmas Eve 2020, and we hope you’ll join us then, but in preparation, we have given out Christingle Packs. Unfortunately our sign up for the packs has closed. You can still participate in the service, […]

Vespers (7/10)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 7th October. Tonight, as part of our series exploring images of God, Rebecca Branch explores the womanly nature of God. Tonight’s Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness, a reflection and a closing blessing. And while we draw on over a thousand years of Christian […]

Sunday Service: 26/7

Welcome to our Sunday Service for 26th July. Today, Revd Vanessa Conant leads and preaches as we begin a new series called, ‘The Way of Love’, which is based on a teaching series of the same name run by our sister denomination, the Episcopal Church U.S.A. Over eight weeks, we’ll explore spiritual practices which can […]

Sunday Service (21/6)

Welcome to our service for 21st June, the second Sunday after Trinity. Today’s service is led by Revd Vanessa Conant, with a sermon from Revd Adam Childs, scripture readings from Jermaine and Kaya Edwards, prayers from David Froome and music from Jonathan and Helen Rathbone. In today’s service, we reflect on Jesus’s call to pursue […]

Vespers: Scripture (17/6)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 17th June – we’re glad you’re with us. Tonight, we’ll continue our series called, ‘The City is my Monastery’, drawing on the book of the same name by Revd Richard Carter. Our gathering is led by Revd Vanessa Conant and features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of […]

Memorial Service (24/5)

This Sunday 24th May at 4pm we will hold the first of our online memorial services, remembering by name those who have died during lockdown. We are conscious that many people have not been able to attend the funerals of loved ones during this time, and that we need a space to grieve and to […]

Permanent Zoom Links

Thanks to a generous gift from one of our church members, St Mary’s now has a Zoom account, the conferencing website and app that has suddenly become very popular due to the fact that it allows large groups of people to virtually gather at once! What this means is that we can have permanent links […]

Morning Prayer Goes Online

Starting Thursday 19th March, we’re taking Morning Prayer online! Join us on our Facebook Page (facebook.com/StMarysE17) as we live-stream Morning Prayer every weekday at 8.30am. With more of us now working from home and removed from our normal routines, building a rhythm of prayer into the day is a powerful way of shaping the time […]

St Mary’s Suspends All Public Services & Events

St Mary’s and the Parish of Walthamstow, which includes St Gabriel’s and St Luke’s, will suspend all public services, including Sunday worship, from today (17th March 2020) until further notice in keeping with the latest public health advice and today’s guidance from The Church of England. However, as our Archbishops write, this is an opportunity […]