Learning Community on Compassion Starts 7 Nov

We’ll be discussing Karen Armstrong’s ’12 Steps to a Compassionate Life’ Wednesdays, 8.30-9.30pm, after Vespers at St Mary’s Walthamstow starting 7 November 2018. We’ll examine one of the steps each week, with the group lasting 12 weeks in total. The church will be purchasing books; however, we ask for a £5 donation per book if […]

Stations of the Cross (10/4)

Welcome to our online Stations of the Cross for Good Friday. Though we can’t be together in person during this difficult and extraordinary time, let us join together in prayer this evening as we reflect on the suffering and sacrifice of Jesus Christ. This service features original music by Jonathan Rathbone and a series of […]

Tenebrae Service (8/4)

Join us at 7.30pm on Wednesday 8th April, or whenever you’re able, for our Holy Week Tenebrae service as we explore the days leading up to Jesus’s crucifixion through Gospel readings, meditations and music alongside imagery that literally gets darker as the service progresses. This online service is led by our Rector, Revd Vanessa Conant, […]

Holy Week Services 2020

Welcome to Holy Week at St Mary’s and in the Parish of Walthamstow, with online services every night at 7.30pm as we journey through the final days in the life of Jesus, culminating in his resurrection. In addition to our regular Morning Prayer on Facebook (Monday-Friday, 8.30am), we’ll live-stream Night Prayer (Compline) at 7.30pm on […]

Palm Sunday Service (5/4)

Welcome to our online Palm Sunday service, led by Revd Adam Childs with a reflection from Revd Vanessa Conant and contributions from the wider St Mary’s family. You can join us at 10.30am by clicking the link below. All you will need is an Internet connection to access the service. And then don’t forget to […]

Vespers 1st April: Julian of Norwich

Welcome to Vespers – our first gathering in April and the second in our series exploring the wisdom of Julian of Norwich, the 14th century mystic and theologian. This is our first time using Shorthand for Vespers, which is the programme we’ve been using to create our Sunday services, and we hope you enjoy it. […]

Morning Prayer Liturgy: Passiontide

We’ll use the following liturgy, posted as a PDF below, for Morning Prayer during Passiontide, which is the liturgical season that falls between ‘Passion Sunday’ – which this year was 29th March – and Easter Sunday (i.e., the last two weeks of Lent). Join us for Morning Prayer every weekday at 8.30am, live-streamed to our […]

Passion Sunday Service (29/3)

It’s Passion Sunday – the day we begin to prepare for Holy Week and Easter – and we’re excited to have you join us for our online Sunday service, with a talk from Revd Adam Childs, prayers from Revd Vanessa Conant and more. And don’t forget to join us for our post-church Zoom chat, which […]

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 […]

Link for Sunday Service (22/3)

Welcome to our 10.30am service at St Mary’s! Though our building is now closed for public worship, the church is the people – us! – and we’re fortunate to be able to gather online for worship. Please click the link below to join us for our 22nd March Sunday Service; you won’t need any special […]

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 […]