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 […]

Christmas & Advent 2018

All of Walthamstow is invited to Advent and Christmas services at St Mary’s; in addition to our regular Sunday services at 8am and 10.30am and our Wednesday Vespers services at 7.30pm, we will have two carol services (16 and 23 December), two Christingle services for families and children (24 December at 2pm and 4.30pm) and special services on Christmas Eve […]

Creative Church Update

We released designs from Matthew Lloyd Architects for St Mary’s Walthamstow on 28 October 2018 as part of our Great Design Sunday. Our Creative Church project, made possible by the Heritage Lottery Fund and other funders (including you, we hope!), will make St Mary’s a centre of Arts, Prayer and Transformation with a building that […]

Try Alpha: Begins 25 September

Millions of people around the world have explored life, faith and meaning in a non-judgemental way through the Alpha Course. It’s a place where no question is off-limits, and where people can explore faith in an open and relaxed way. We’re pleased to be running the Alpha Course throughout the Autumn of 2018 at St […]

St Mary’s Music Hall: Join Us

We recently celebrated our first year of the St Mary’s Music Hall – our fortnightly series of world, folk and jazz music – and it’s been a great success but we’re still working to make it sustainable in the long-term. To that end, we’ve got an exciting new Music Community we’ve created – a group […]

Tours of St Mary’s Church

As part of our Heritage Lottery funded-restoration project, we’re working to get St Mary’s Church open throughout the week; however, in the meantime, if you or your group would like to visit the church during the week and have a short guided tour, please contact Jacintha, our administrator, at enquiries@walthamstowchurch.org.uk or at 020 8520 1430 to check […]

Give Online to St Mary’s

We’re excited to announce a new way to give to St Mary’s. You can now give a one-time gift, or give monthly by standing order, securely and within seconds here on our website. And why should you give? St Mary’s offers free debt help to anyone who needs it, supports the winter night shelter, uses […]

A Joyful Pentecost

We celebrated the coming of the #HolySpirit and the birthday of the #Church with five baptisms this morning (four adults and one baby) – a joyful #Pentecost! Pentecost was a radical historical event which brought unity amongst people from wildly diverse backgrounds – an event which would later allow St Paul to write that there […]

St Mary’s Church Birthday

Join us today 20 May at 10.30am as we celebrate #Pentecost, the church’s birthday! We’ll remember how the early church received the #HolySpirit and recount the incredible events that followed, as well as how the Holy Spirit is working among us today. And we’ll also baptise several people. The service will be led by Donna […]

Ian Adams talk at Ridley Hall

Great to be at Ridley Hall in Cambridge today with Ian Adams talking about #art, #theology, #church, #CommunityOrganising and #Walthamstow! Wonderful ordinands, an inspiring theological college.