Wren Academy Enfield update

Significant progress has been made in securing a September 2020 start for Wren Academy Enfield. However, opening at this time does depend on securing planning permission for the initial temporary buildings and then being granted a funding agreement by the Department for Education (DFE). Very shortly, a formal consultation exercise will be held in advance of submitting a planning application … Read More

Palm Sunday 2019

Palm Sunday

We began the Palm Sunday service by meeting in the Hall where we were each given palm leaves and palm crosses to carry, in procession, around the church to the West door and so into Church. This year we were joined by members of the Grand Priory of England and The Priory of Wales of The Order of The Knights … Read More

Latest update on our organ rebuild

2019 April 08 Organ Manuals ready to be fitted in

It’s been a long wait, but things are finally looking up! The Village Workshop have been busy over the past few months rebuilding our organ. The photo above shows the Organ Manuals ready to be fitted in place. We are reinstating the Choir (removed in the 1970s when the organ was refurbished) and adding a new stop – the Larigo! … Read More

Sponsored Bible reading

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We read 7 books – Mark, Lamentations, Daniel, Joel, Ezra, Song of Songs and Revelation – which is a total of 75 chapters and asked people to read at least one chapter and find sponsors for doing it. We started at 10 o’clock and finished around 6:00pm. Coffee and tea were served in church throughout the day and included a … Read More

Parish Games Evening

Parish Games Evening

Following on from the success of the Games Evening at Launde Abbey last year we held a Parish Games Evening in the Hall. It was open to everyone and all ages, there were a variety of games to play and plenty of fun too. Money was also raised for Comic Relief. Here are a few photos of just some of … Read More

Handel’s Messiah

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Update 01/04/2019 We are delighted to announce that the grand total of monies raised by our #Messiah performance last month is £4439.65. Huge thanks to everyone involved. St Mary Magdalene’s Church presents Handel’s Messiah sung by the Enfield Choral Society St Mary Magdalene Church, in association with the Worshipful Company of Cordwainers, is pleased to announce a very special charity … Read More

Jazz Evening in the Hall

2019 Jazz Evening

Old School Assembly played a selection of Jazz for us in a very special event. Jazz, dancing, wine and nibbles were all included in the price. It was a great evening! Formed from a group of friends looking to develop their musical skills, Old School Assembly have found their niche teaching and playing popular jazz and swing classics in schools … Read More

Christmas at St Mary Magdalene

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Advent Carols December started with our candlelit Advent Carols Service to begin the new Church year, here are some of our church members lighting the candles before this service. Lunchtime Concert On Wednesday 12 December, at out Lunchtime Concert we were treated to a selection of Carols from the Cambridge Carol Book This year the Mayor of Enfield came to … Read More

Special Christmas Events for 2018

Christmas Special Events 2018

Here is a list of the Christmas Special Events being held at St Mary Magdalene, Enfield for December 2018. You are warmly invited to join with us at any or all. Please see the separate page for Christmas Services that we are holding too.

Christmas Services for 2018

Christmas Services 2018

Here is a list of the Christmas Services being held at St Mary Magdalene, Enfield for December 2018 up to Epiphany 2019. You are warmly invited to join with us at any or all. Please see the separate page for Special Christmas Events that we are holding too.

‘There but not there’ exhibition

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Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armistice we are holding a special exhibition at St Mary Magdalene. We have a window in the church dedicated to those from our parish who lost their lives during the Great War. Although their names are not listed our archivist, Joy Heywood, has completed some extensive research to discover more about their lives. Join … Read More

Harvest to Advent 2018

2018 Harvest to Advent

Here is a list of all the upcoming events at St Mary Magdalene from Harvest through to our Advent Carol Service (not to be confused with our ‘Nine Lessons and Carols’ the traditional Christmas Carol Service).

Poetry and Prosecco

Poetry and Prosecco with David Nash Sept 8 7:30 pm

On the evening of Saturday 8 September we were treated to an evening of Poetry and Prosecco (with nibbles). David Nash joined us – accompanied by members of the St Mary Magdalene Drama Group – who entertained us with a selection of poems on a variety of topics from well known and not so well known authors. We were joined … Read More

Universal Credit Training Edmonton

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Universal Credit is the biggest change in the welfare system for generations. Over the next 3 years, it will affect about 600,000 people in the Diocese of London, both working and out of work. Is anyone in your parish… if so, you’ll need to know about UC Capital Mass are offering an interactive and practical training session about Universal Credit … Read More

The Sponsored Walkers

2018-07-14 sponsored walkers

Our intrepid group of walkers braved the heat of the July day to embark on a 7 mile walk through the leafy local area which ended up back at the starting place – Alison and Paul’s – to enjoy the Parish Barbecue. Monies raised from the walk will go towards our Organ Restoration Fund.

Bishop of Edmonton and Mo Lunn

2018-06-10 Bishop of Edmonton and Mo Lunn

Lovely to have the Bishop of Edmonton, Rob Wickham, with us today to Licence Mo Lunn. He joined us for our 8 o’clock Sunday Morning Communion service.

Jazz Evening

Old School Assembly play a selection of Jazz for us in a very special event. If you missed their gig with us during the last Sponsored Event lunchtime, don’t miss out this time, it promises to be a great evening! Wine and canapes served at your table! Formed from a group of friends looking to develop their musical skills, Old … Read More

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