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It’s Quiz Time Again!

Our next Quiz Night in aid of the 1000+ Appeal will be on Friday 18th November at 7.30pm. Bring own drink and glasses, light refreshments will be provided. Tables of eight people – make your own table or alternatively let us do it for you. Tickets £10 each, available from Churchwardens or from the Office.

Great Yarmouth Holiday Weekend 14.10 – 16.10.11

The Hotel Victoria was overrun with forty five parishioners from the Partnership. The weather was glorious with not a cloud to be seen all weekend . Cricket on the beach and the amusement park were great favourites with families. On Saturday night we had an evening of entertainment ranging  from children’s slots to a jazz […]

Photos from Messy Mass!!!

Bugs and boils and things that go croak in the aisles!!!  The congregation had a field day with the Ten Plagues of Egypt. Jumping frogs, nasty squeezy boils and total darkness confronted our younger members as they took a tour around the church. They were gathered together to celebrate communion after the Angel of the […]

Social Justice Lecture: 12th May

The 4th East Barnet Social Justice Lecture was given by MARK VERNON on Thursday 12th May, 8pm at St Mary’s. Mark is an author and journalist. He’s written books on friendship, wellbeing, belief, science and the philosophy of the everyday. His articles and reviews on religious, philosophical and ethical themes have appeared in many newspapers […]

Chest Waxing raises over £1,400

Rector of East Barnet, the Revd Richard Watson, Churchwarden Jon Simpson and Barry Broad (a member of Brookside Methodist Church and one of our local Funeral Directors) bared their chests and stifled their screams on April Fools’ Day as the girls from PURISM waxed their chests to raise cash for St Mary’s 1000+ Appeal (Richard, Jon & Barry’s chests […]


In 2011 the annual Ecumenical Pilgrimage to Walsingham is combining with St Mary’s Parish Retreat from Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th March as part of our shared Lent programme in preparation for  Holy Week and Easter. We will be staying the excellent accommodation provided at the Anglican Shrine, with the opportunity to share in the […]

1000+ APPEAL: November 28th Launch

St Mary’s 1000+ APPEAL will be officially launched on Advent Sunday 2010 (28th November, the first day of the Church’s New Year) and aims to meet an initial fundraising target of £250,000 to reorder, redecorate and develop St Mary’s Church for the needs of the Church’s ministry today and for the next generation. You can read more here

Ascension Day Confirmation Service – pictures

Baptism marks the beginning of a journey with God which continues for the rest of our lives, the first step in response to God’s love. For all involved… it is a joyful moment when we rejoice in what God has done for us in Christ, making serious promises and declaring the faith…. from the Pastoral […]