Magazine March 2020

2020 Bible reading afternoon

Parish Magazine ~ March 2020 Dear friends, By now you will probably have heard our news, announced on 23rd February, that after 17 years as Vicar of St Mary Magdalene’s, I have accepted the invitation from the Crown to take up the post of Canon Chancellor of Rochester Cathedral. Such a decision and all it entails yields a mixture of … Read More

The Second Sunday before Advent 2018

A great deal is being said in these days about the failure of the Church to attract the masses; and this is true not only of the Church of England, but also of other religious bodies. But it must not be thought on that account that it is Christianity that has failed. No, we must discriminate between Christianity and the … Read More

Vicar’s Blog November 2018

Vicar’s Blog ~ November 2018 Dear friends, Here are the words of a hymn written by Canon Rosalind Brown, who recently retired from Durham Cathedral: Once we had dreams, dreams of a new beginning When we had fought the war to end all war, A world of peace, where people live in freedom, A world where justice reigns for evermore. … Read More

Remembrance ‘There but not there’ Exhibition Saturdays

St Mary Magdalene

2018 armastice exhibition-nov

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

Remembrance ‘There but not there’ Exhibition weekday mornings

St Mary Magdalene

2018 armastice exhibition-nov

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

Remembrance Sunday

St Mary Magdalene

remembrance

We have a special service that includes our scout pack and pauses at 11:00 am to remember those who have fallen in both past and present conflicts. This year, 2018, is a special occasion as we mark the 100th anniversary of The Armistice. To commemorate this event we have a special exhibition and our Drama Group is presenting Remembrance: Enfield … Read More