A very busy September

The summer break is over, and Wanstead Parish have several events coming your way this month, with something for everyone. The annual Wanstead Fringe kicks off on Saturday 8th September, and our parish will be the venue for several events, … Continue Reading

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Have your say… still over one month to go before the consultation about the future of St. Mary’s ends

The PCC is now seeking the views from members of the parish about the future of St. Mary’s and has extended the consultation period to 12 noon on Saturday 22nd September, 2018. This takes the consultation period to 12 weeks. … Continue Reading

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A silver wedding at St Mary’s

  St Mary’s and the debate about its future have been much in the news at the moment, but its day to day life as a working parish church goes on and one couple held their silver wedding renewal service … Continue Reading

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Tools with a Mission

Having a sort out of your shed or toolbox? Done with DIY? Feeling sew-sew about crafting? Before you throw out any old tools, read on to see if they could find a new use. Tools with a Mission (TWAM) is a … Continue Reading

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Wanstead Youth Voices

‪Love singing? Enthusiastic? Aged 8-18? Then join Wanstead Youth Voices,  a new junior community choir! Everyone is welcome – no auditions required. The new choir is not a church choir, but will be meeting at Christ Church on Wednesdays from … Continue Reading

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Choral Scholarships

The parish is on the hunt for young singers of all voice parts to join our choir on a choral scholarship. Open to young people aged between 16-19 years as of 1st September this year. Please see the poster for … Continue Reading

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St Mary’s Churchyard – it’s a wild and diverse place!

Keen on botany? St Mary’s is a fantastic place to go and spend a few hours! Iain Ambler did just that recently – here is his report. … Continue Reading

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There But Not There

THERE BUT NOT THERE is the name of an project to honour those killed in the First World War, reminiscent of the poppies at The Tower of London. … Continue Reading

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#ThyKingdomCome

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement initiated by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, inviting Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. … Continue Reading

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All creatures great and small

The Wanstead Village Dog Show was once again a great success, enjoyed by human and canines alike. … Continue Reading

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