Palm Sunday 2018

Palm Sunday

On Palm Sunday the Drama Group performed the Passion according to Mark. The cast of four was made up of Aniru Shyllon as Jesus, Dawn Cope as the Evangelist with other parts played by Laura Cope and Vic Harrington. Left to right Vic Harrington, Dawn Cope, Aniru Shyllon and Laura Cope.

Bach by Candlelight

Bach by candlelight

Not to be missed! Following on from Evening Prayer, professional ‘Cellist, Nigel Blomiley will be joining us on Sunday 11th March at 7:15pm and will be performing the first part of JS Bach’s Six ‘Cello Suites in St Mary Magdalene church. The Rev’d Dr Gordon Giles will also be providing comment on the life and faith of JS Bach. The … Read More

Test of Faith Study Day

Science and religion are like two pillars supporting our everyday understanding of life, but how do they relate to each other? The study day, designed by The Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, explores this question with the help of renowned scientists and academics, appearing on video, including Dr John Polkinghorne KBE FRS theoretical physicist, … Read More

Christmas at St Mary Magdalene

Christmas 2017

Some Christmas highlights Carol Singing in Enfield Town Market Square, raising money for this year’s charity – Crisis. The Fellowship Christmas Lunch at The Enfield Golf Club Look who made it through the snow for today’s Toy Service ~ The Thief in the Night, 2 Peter 3:10 and John the Baptist, Mark 1:4!

Confirmation at St Paul’s Cathedral

2017 Confirmation at St Paul's Cathedral

Confirmation group at St Paul’s Cathedral Our 2017 Confirmation candidates at St Paul’s Cathedral left to right: Mo, Gordon, Dawn, Sophie and Laura.

Harvest Festival and lunch

Harvest Festival and Lunch

Join us this October 8th for our Harvest Festival at 10:00 am followed by a Harvest ‘Bring and Share’ lunch at 12:00 noon. Below are some photos of the lunch – on show this day were the finished knitted blankets from our sponsored knit.

Parish Concert

Parish Concert 2017

Sing, dance, perform a monologue, play a musical instrument or just come along to support and watch members of St Mary Magdalene perform for your enjoyment. Followed by tea in the hall.

Come and Sing 2017

Come and Sing 2017 Come and join our augmented choir with orchestra sing Carpentier’s Messe de Minuit and John Rutter’s Feel the Spirit, Rutter’s arrangement of a selection of Spirituals. Not to be missed!

Sponsored Event

2017 sponsored event

This year’s sponsored event for the Organ Fund included a sponsored knit, a sponsored putt and a café. We were treated to live music in the form of the Old School Assembly, a local Jazz band. Below are a few photos from the day and the final knitted blankets.

Wine and Cheese evening

Wine and Cheese Evening

Come and have an enjoyable evening with good company sipping wine and tasting a variety of cheese all in aid of the Church Organ Restoration Fund.

General Election 2017

Archbishops logos

General Election 2017: Archbishops highlight the place of faith in British life To The Parishes and Chaplaincies of the Church of England The General Election, June 8th 2017 The season of Easter invites us to celebrate and to renew our love of God and our love of neighbour, our trust and hope in God and in each other. In the … Read More

May Spring Fair 2017

2017 Spring Fair

Our annual Spring Fair will be held on Saturday 20 May, from 10:00 am. We have a wide selection of plants, cakes and jewellery along with games to play and a café to relax with a cup of coffee, and something to eat.

Fish and Chips with Bingo

2017 Fish and Chips with Bingo

This Shrove Tuesday, instead of having pancakes (or as well as), why not have the batter on some Fish instead? Join us for a Fish and Chip supper with a game of Bingo thrown in to the mix!

Christmas Coffee Morning

Mince Pies

  Monday 12 December was the date of the last Coffee Morning for 2016 at Rita Barker’s. As usual for this Coffee Morning there were a variety of cakes, hot sausage rolls and the seasonal Mince Pies all topped off with a fair sprinkling of carols accompanied by Eleanor on the electric keyboard and Gordon on the flute. It was … Read More

Bell Ringers’ Peal Boards

Shortly after Norman Gillibrand’s funeral, on Wednesday 23rd September 2015, the Bell ringers rang out a special peal called “Century Alliance Major”, consisting of 5100 changes and lasting 2 hours and 53 minutes. This Peal Board commemorates the event and will be proudly added to the Peal Boards in the Bell Tower.  

London Bridges Sponsored Walk

London Bridges Sponsored Walk

This group of intrepid explorers walked across 7 London bridges from Lambeth Bridge and ended up at St Paul’s in time for for evensong, all in aid of the St Mary Magdalene Organ Fund.

Launde Abbey 2016

August retreat to Launde Abbey We had a super trip to Launde this year, with rest, relaxation, games, food, drink, worship, and time spend thinking about Richard III and visiting Leicester Cathedral and the Visitor Centre, and learning about Leadership through the ages. We also spent time reflecting upon and developing our Mission Action Plan for the Parish, and you … Read More

Celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday

Her Magesty the Queen's 90th birthday celebration

Celebrating Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th Birthday   Dave Cockle took around 20 people on a walk around Enfield Town’s historic past followed by tea and festive service at St Mary Magdalene. The rain of the day didn’t dampen the St Mary Magdalene spirit and a most enjoyable time was had by all.

Bell Ringing HMQ Celebration

On Friday 10 June 2016, in celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s 90th birthday, members of the “Society of Royal Cumberland Youths” rang out a peal of “Bristol Surprise Major”. The peal included 5,000 changes and lasted just over 2 ¾ hours. Included in this snippet of the peal is a bird joining in the celebration.