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David Tomlinson Licensing
David Tomlinson will be licensed as the Vicar of St Paul's Church Jewellery Quarter in central Birmingham on Monday 10th August. The service will take place on Zoom but participants are limited to only the essential people. Please pray for David.
Plainsong Workshop and Service of Compline
Our Director of Music, Oli King, is leading a Plainsong workshop via Zoom on Friday 14th August, from 7.30 -8.30pm. It will be followed by a zoom service of Compline at 8.30pm , led by Tim Hardingham and Marisa Baltrock to which all are invited.
Latest copy of our online Parish News. During the coronavirus pandemic these are at the moment only available to view online.
Stephen Cottrell - Archbishop of York
Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell was confirmed as the 98th Archbishop of York at 11am on Thursday 9 July 2020, in a service broadcast entirely via video conference due to the Coronavirus restrictions.
Re-opening St Mary’s SW for Public Worship
The first service at St Mary's SW on 12th July will be Holy Communion 1662 at 8am; on 19th July there will be Holy Communion at 10am. The programme to the end of August will be published shortly. There will be no evening or weekday services.
New Rector - Update
Whilst there were some encouraging applications, the selection panel agreed that there was not a sufficient field to proceed to interview. We therefore propose to readvertise in September with a view to interviewing in late October/early November.
Church open for private prayer
St Mary’s is now open at limited times for private prayer on Sundays and Wednesdays from noon to 4 p.m. Volunteers will be on hand to welcome visitors.
Locus iste - Anton Bruckner - sung by the choir of St Mary's Church, Saffron Walden. This sacred motet was composed by Anton Bruckner in 1869. Often sung for the annual celebration of a church's dedication.
Until further notice the church will be open for private prayer only on Wednesdays and Sundays from 12 till 4pm.
Our Eco Churchyard
The Eco Church has been working in the churchyard for several months, planting wild flowers and encouraging biodiversity. Here are some photos of the wild flowers that have been thriving because of our new reduced mowing regime.
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