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Messy Mass this weekend! (2/10/11)

This weekend’s services will be as follows: Sunday 10am: Messy Mass with Revd Terence Handley-MacMath. Sunday 6:30pm: Evensong. Please see the notice sheet posted below for further details. Notice Sheet 2nd October 2011 For more information on services please click here

Bishop Confirms 10 Adults at St Mary’s

The Bishop of Hertford, the Rt Revd Paul Bayes, confirmed 10 members of St Mary’s congregation on Monday 18th July. The special service was attended by around 80 people to mark the next stage of the candidates discipleship. More photographs will be posted soon, but not as fast as the Bishop’s comment on Twitter later […]

Rector appointed as Sub Dean of St Albans Cathedral

News from the Diocese of St Albans For immediate release 18 April 2011 The Revd Richard Watson, is to become the Sub-Dean of St Albans Cathedral, number two to the Dean. St Albans Cathedral is the cathedral church of the Diocese of St Albans, a Christian presence in every community in Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Luton and […]

Holy Week 2011

You can download the Holy Week 2011 leaflet here Holy Week 2011. THE TRIDUUM SACRUM Maundy Thursday begins the ‘sacred three days’ leading up to the celebration of Christ’s resurrection on Easter morning. This is the most important period in the life of the Christian Church, and the services of the ‘Triduum’ are properly seen […]

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 […]

LENT 2011

Download the Lent 2011 leaflet here. Details of this year’s Lent Course and other events can be found here.

Former Rector to be Bishop of Reading

The new Bishop of Reading is to be the Rt Revd Andrew Proud, Downing Street announced today. The new Bishop replaces the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell who became Bishop of Chelmsford in 2010. Andrew was Rector of St Mary’s, East Barnet from 1992-2001 before moving to Ethiopia as a mission partner with USPG. Bishop Andrew, […]

Becky’s New Job

This morning, Sunday 9th January, it was simultaneously announced in East Barnet and Harpenden that The Revd Becky Leach will be leaving St Mary’s Church in May 2011 to take responsibility for St Mary’s, Kinsbourne Green  in the Parish of Harpenden. Becky joined the Ministerial Team at St Mary’s when she was ordained deacon in July […]

The Church & Social Media

This is from the website of the Anglican Church in Canada and deserves a read – you may also be relieved to know that it’s not about Christmas! The Church and Social Media by The Rev. Heather McCance on December 15, 2010 Can we begin there? Can we agree that God is present in social media? […]

BARNET PRESS: 2nd December 2010 “Count your Blessings”

The text of the article can be read on the paper’s website here