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 (20/6)

Welcome to our online Sunday Service for 20th June – the last Sunday before we begin live-streaming our services from the Welcome Centre (church hall) where we’ll be meeting in-person while our church building undergoes significant renovations. Today we continue our series on ‘Living into Community’, with Natalie Burwell preaching on the practice of living […]

Vespers: Work (16/6)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 16th June. Tonight, Revd Vanessa Conant leads us as we continue our series on Benedictine Spirituality, drawing on the teaching of Sr Joan Chittister, OSB, specifically focussing on work and its inherent value. Tonight’s Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness, a reflection and a closing […]

Sunday Service (13/6)

Welcome to our online Sunday Service for 13th June. Today, we continue our ‘Living into Community’ series, reflecting on what it means to be a community of gratitude. Our service is led by Revd Dave Edmondson, who also preaches our sermon, and features scripture readings from Cynthia Arthur and Paul Powell, prayers from Natalie Burwell […]

Vespers: Benedictine Spirituality (9/6)

Welcome to Vespers for Wednesday 9th June. Tonight, Revd Dave Edmondson leads us as we continue our series on Benedictine Spirituality, drawing on the work of Sr Joan Chittister, OSB. Tonight’s Vespers features a poem, two pieces of music, two periods of stillness, a reflection and a closing blessing. And as always, Vespers is for […]

Sunday Service: Living into Community (6/6)

Welcome to our online Sunday Service for 6th June. Today, we start a new series called, ‘Living into Community’, exploring what it means to be a Christian community and reflecting on practices such as gratitude, making promises and offering hospitality. Our ordinand Jacintha Danaswamy leads today’s service, Revd Vanessa Conant preaches, Althea Bart and Jack […]

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 […]

Trinity Sunday (30/5)

Welcome to our online service for Trinity Sunday, the day we celebrate the mystery of God being one in three persons. Our lay reader, Rob Duddridge, leads us in today’s service, with a sermon from Revd Vanessa Conant, a scripture reading from David Baker, prayers from Jess Hall and special music from Jonathan and Helen […]

Vespers: Community (26/5)

Welcome to Vespers for 26th May – the fourth in our series on Benedictine Spirituality. This week, we’ll again draw on the work of Sr Joan Chittister, particularly her book, ‘Wisdom Distilled from the Daily: Living the Rule of St Benedict Today’, with a special focus on community: how being in relationship draws us into […]

Morning Prayer (Ordinary Time)

Below is our Morning Prayer liturgy for Ordinary Time, which will take us through the summer and early autumn (All Saints is our next liturgical season, which is in November). We pray every weekday morning at 8.30am, live on our Facebook page, and we’d love to have you join us.

2021 Annual Report & APCM Documents

We’re pleased to release our 2021 Annual Report, which contains information on our finances, ministries, staffing and more (see attachment below). And do join us at our Annual Parochial Church Meeting on Sunday 23rd May at 3pm on Zoom (the link to join is here) as we reflect on this past year; all the documents […]