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Welcome to St Mary Magdalene, Enfield

We are now in an Interregnum

It is with mixed emotions, both happy and sad, that we announce that our vicar, Gordon, has moved from St Mary Magdalene Enfield to take up his new post at Rochester Cathedral as Canon Chancellor. Gordon has served as our vicar for 17 years and will be greatly missed for his compassion and leadership. Gordon was licensed on Saturday 13 June by Bishop James Langstaff, Bishop of Rochester. We wish Gordon, Jessica and Maria all the very best for their future in Rochester. We're sure God will open the path for Gordon to be effective in his new role.

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Our Parish Profile is available to view here: https://stmarymagdalene.church/parish-profile/

Applications for the position of Vicar of St Mary Magdalene and Edmonton Area Director of Ordinands are being accepted until 5 Feb, application forms are available here: bit.ly/3qeeME3

Pray with us

Would you like to pray but don't know what or how to? Why not join with members of our congregation in saying The Lord's Prayer. When we begin to think about and unpack the words of this simple prayer it covers all of life in such a profound way.

Latest News on Events

Our Sunday Services are available on the website. Please click the button below.

Weekly Online Service

From Sunday 10th January

Regrettably we have taken the decision, for the safety of all, to close the church while we are in the current lockdown situation. We hope to open our doors again soon.

All other events have been cancelled or postponed.

Please check back for more news on future events.

Devotional Resources for your spiritual life:
Please click the button for resources that are available through the internet.

Devotional Resources

You may also like the RSCM
'Hymn of the Day and Sunday Service'

RSCM Resources

ASK Force - How we are managing the current Coronavirus situation

Read more here

Latest news from our curate, Maureen

Read more here

St Mary Magdalene, Enfield

Saint Mary Magdalene Church, Enfield, is a Church of England, Anglican Church serving the area from Enfield Chase to Chase Farm Hospital.

Find a warm welcome in the parish of Enfield Chase. Standing floodlit at the top of Windmill Hill, Enfield, St Mary Magdalene offers prayer and care at the heart of our community and has been a source of spiritual inspiration for worshippers and others in the local community for more than 135 years.

Our address is: Windmill Hill, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 7AJ. Please click for a map.

Regular Weekly Services and Events
We are open Sundays only
All other events postponed or cancelled

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Sunday-Church is closed during this current lockdown
Please see the Google calendar for any further information regarding Sunday Services

Kindly note:
There are no Sunday evening services.

Please see the calendar below for this month's events. If you wish to see all future events, please click here.

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At St Mary Magdalene Church Enfield we place a high priority on safeguarding the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual well-being of all our children, young people and vulnerable adults.

For further information please click here.

Read our Priest's Blog

A short article from our Priest, also published in the parish magazine.
Read them here
Priest

You are warmly invited to join us at any of our services or group meetings.

Bell Ringers
Bell Ringers
Drama Group
Drama Group
Home Group
Home Group
Fellowship
Fellowship
Coffee and Concerts
Coffee and Concerts
Sunday School
Sunday School
Our Choir

Did you enjoy this Sunday morning's Anthem sung by the choir?
we have a list of anthems sung or to be sung here.

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Our organ refurbishment

Thank you to everyone who has so generously donated to our organ refurbishment fund, we couldn't have done it without your support. Read about the history of our organ and see pictures of the refurbishment - and why it was so desperately needed!

Our organ
 

Information

Sermons

The latest and past sermons from The Reverend Dr Gordon Giles can be found on our Sermons page.

Sermons
Schools

Children of families who attend our church regularly, are able to apply for and take up places at St Michael’s CE Primary School and shortly in the Wren Acadamey in Enfield. See our schools page for more details.

Schools
News

All the latest news can be found on our News page which includes links to our archived news pages.

News
Sermons

The latest and past sermons from The Reverend Dr Gordon Giles can be found on our Sermons page.

Sermons
Schools

Children of families who attend our church regularly, are able to apply for and take up places at St Michael’s CE Primary School and shortly in the Wrem Acadamey in Enfield. See our schools page for more details.

Schools
News

All the latest news can be found on our News page which includes links to our archived news pages.

News
Parish Magazine

The Parish Magazine is published every month. The latest copy is available online and also as a downloadable PDF file. Previous copies of the Parish Magazine are also available.

Parish Magazine
Community

St Mary Magdalene has very close links with the local community, please see our Community page for more details.

Community
History, Art and Heritage

St Mary Magdalene was designed by William Butterfield and dates back to 1883. Our Chancel, painted by Buckeridge, is one of the finest examples of Victorian Gothic Art in Europe.

History, Art and Heritage
Parish Magazine

The Parish Magazine is published every month. The latest copy is available online and also as a downloadable PDF file. Previous copies of the Parish Magazine are also available.

Parish Magazine
Community

St Mary Magdalene has very close links with the local community, please see our Community page for more details.

Community
History, Art and Heritage

St Mary Magdalene was designed by William Butterfield and dates back to 1888. Our Chancel, painted by Buckeridge, is one of the finest examples of Victorian Gothic Art in Europe.

History, Art and Heritage
Book our facilities with Tutti

Book our Church, Hall or Vestry for photography, music, dance or drama rehearsals. We have a lovely church with good acoustic and grand piano and newly refurbished organ. We have two halls, the small one is suitable for a small ensemble and the large one for a larger group of singers or players. Choirs may prefer to use the church, but the Halls are also suitable. We have no car park, but street parking is free and permitted. All available for very reasonable rates.

To book please click on the Tutti button.

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Tweets by St Mary Magdalene

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Life Events

Weddings

Wedding Rings

Getting Married?

Today more than a quarter of all marriages in England between a man and a woman take place in the traditional setting of a Church of England church. You're welcome to marry in church whatever your beliefs, whether or not you are baptised and whether or not you go to church.


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Baptisms

St Mary Magdalene Baptism window - detail

Looking to baptise your child?

Parishioners and regular worshippers are welcome welcome to have their children 'christened' in St Mary Magdalene. During the christening service your child will be baptized and with the support of the church, you and godparents, your child begins an amazing journey of faith.

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Funerals

Candle

Marking the end of a person's life here on earth.

A funeral marks the close of a human life on earth. It is the opportunity for friends and family to express their grief, to give thanks for the life which has now completed its journey in this world.

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Daily Devotionals

Daily devotionals come from three sources that you can choose from (or use all!), whether travelling to work, sitting and relaxing during a well deserved break, or making one of them a part of your daily 'quiet time' with God.

Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer and Night Prayer (or Compline) come from the Church of England's Common Worship which provides prayers and readings for different times during the day.

The daily readings are taken from The Revised Common Lectionary which divides the Bible into a three-year cycle of readings, years A, B and C.

Pray As You Go is a Jesuit based, audio resource that can be listened to anywhere.

Morning Prayer

Please click this link to be taken to today's Morning Prayer readings and prayers from the Church of England's Common Worship.

Evening Prayer

Please click this link to be taken to today's Evening Prayer readings and prayers from the Church of England's Common Worship.

Compline

Please click this link to be taken to today's Night Prayer readings and prayers from the Church of England's Common Worship.

The daily readings are taken from The Revised Common Lectionary which divides the Bible into a three-year cycle of readings, years A, B and C. These readings complement the Sunday and festival readings: Thursday through Saturday readings help prepare the reader for the Sunday ahead; Monday through Wednesday readings help the reader reflect on and digest what they heard in worship.

The Church year begins in Advent. This church year, 2020-2021, is year B.

RSS Daily readings from The Revised Common Lectionary

Other resources

The RSCM have a daily hymn and Sunday Services on their website

Would you like to listen to a Choral Evensong or Sunday Service? BBC Radio Three have daily Choral Evensong  and weekly Sunday Service broadcasts.

The whole New International Version of the Bible, read by David Suchet is available free to listen to at Bible Gateway who have many other versions, translations and study resources freely available.

Thank you for taking the time to visit us,
we look forward to seeing you in church.

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