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New Team Rector Installed
We are delighted to announce that the Rev’d Jeremy Trew has been appointed Team Rector of the Saffron Walden and Villages Team Ministry and Area Dean and will start his ministry here in early March 2021.
100 Years of Mother's Union at St Mary's
The Saffron Walden branch of the Mothers’ Union celebrated the 100th anniversary of their founding at a special service in St Mary’s Parish Church on Sunday 9th February 2020.
Holocaust Memorial Service
196 children from local schools and 124 adults including members of the Beth Shalom Synagogue in Cambridge attended the Holocaust Memorial Service hosted by St Mary's SW on Monday 27th January 2020.
Photos from Advent Carol Rehearsal 1st Dec 2019
Photos of our choir rehearsing prior to our Advent Carol Service on Sunday 1st December 2019
Aftershock Dinner Photos in aid of Jimmy’s - Jan 2020
Aftershock, the young people’s group at St Mary’s parish church, raised £3,905 for Jimmy’s homeless charity when they entertained 68 guests at a dinner evening on Saturday, 11th January 2020.
Christmas Fair Photos 30 Nov 2019
Photos from St Mary's Christmas Fair on 30th November 2019 which raised over £5,500 towards church funds.
David's Farewell 23/24th November 2019
A great barn dance at the Chesterford Community Centre on the Saturday evening and a very moving Eucharist and farewell at St Mary's Saffron Walden on the Sunday morning attended by over 400 parishioners.
10am Holy Communion at St Mary's
Photos taken to give a feel of what our 10am Holy Communion service is like, but slightly different to normal as it was Advent so no altar cloth and the Junior Choristers were not singing that morning.
Lay Funeral Minister
Judith Hasler has been authorised by Bishop Stephen as one of the first Lay Funeral Ministers in the Diocese. She was commissioned on 12th October 2019, along with three others in a Celebration of Lay Ministry at Chelmsford Cathedral.
The Class of ‘39
The 20th of September saw a gathering of 10 people who either worship at St Mary’s or who have strong links to St Mary’s and who have already or will celebrate their 80th birthdays this year.
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