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 […]

Sunday Service (20/9)

Welcome to our online service for Sunday 20th September. Today we continue our ‘Way of Love’ series by exploring rest, and the ways in which God invites us into renewal and restoration. Our service is led by our Rector, Revd Vanessa Conant, with a sermon from our Curate, Revd Dave Edmondson, Scripture readings from Philip […]

Vespers (16/9)

Welcome to Vespers for 16/9 as we continue our series looking at ‘Imago Dei’, or images of God. In this week’s Vespers, Revd Vanessa Conant reflects on the image of God who suffers, and considers how God is neither indifferent or overwhelmed by our suffering. Vespers draws on over a thousand years of Christian contemplative […]

Sunday Service (13/9)

Welcome to our Sunday Service for 13th September. Today we continue in our ‘Way of Love’ series, exploring what it means to be sent into the world. Today’s service is led by our curate, Revd Dave Edmondson, with our Rector, Revd Vanessa Conant, preaching. Scripture readings are from David Baker and Holly Wilkins, Jen Powell leads […]

Vespers (9/9)

Welcome to Vespers for 9th September. Tonight is Week Two of our series exploring the Imago Dei, or Image of God, with a reflection from Natalie Burwell. As always, Vespers features a poem, two pieces of choral or instrumental music, a reflection, two periods of stillness and a closing blessing. And Vespers is for everyone, […]

Open House London

St Mary’s will participate in Open House London on Saturday 19th September and Sunday 20th September. On Saturday 19th September, we’ll give pre-booked tours of the church every 30 minutes, 10.30am to 4.30pm (masks must be worn in the building), as visitors learn about some of the fascinating people associated with Walthamstow’s 12th century church […]

Sunday Service (6/9)

Welcome to our online service for 6th September – we’re glad you’re with us. Today we continue our ‘Way of Love’ series, looking at how we are called to bless each other and the world. Our service is led by Revd Adam Childs with a sermon from Rhian Johns. Join our service now by clicking […]

Vespers (2/9)

Tonight in Vespers we begin a new series exploring Imago Dei (‘Image of God’). Natalie Burwell introduces the topic and explores how God is in love with creation and human beings, and longs to liberate all things. Vespers features two periods of stillness, a poem, two pieces of music, a reflection and a contemplative practice […]

New 9am Service Starts 6/9

We’re pleased to announce that St Mary’s will be open for worship from this Sunday 6th September 2020 with a new weekly 9am Communion service, and we’d love to welcome you back to the building. We’re following the best public health guidance, which means: -Masks must be worn in the church building -Worshippers will enter […]

Sunday Service (30/8)

Welcome to our service for Sunday 30th August. Today, we join with our sister congregation, St Gabriel’s, to share in worship. This week, we’re taking a break from our ‘Way of Love’ series to reflect on the last several months as a parish, and also to prepare for the re-opening of our church buildings in […]

Sunday Service (23/8)

Welcome to our Sunday Service for 23rd August – we’re glad you’re here. Today we’re continuing our series called, ‘The Way of Love’, exploring worship. Our service is led by Revd Vanessa Conant, with a sermon from Revd Adam Childs, scripture readings from Robert Andrews and Charnelle Barclay, prayers from Jack Baker and music from […]