COVID19 update #3- Monday 23 March, 2020

This is Update Number Three (23/03/2020) regarding our response across Wanstead Parish to the Covid19 virus. … Continue Reading

COVID-19 update #2- Tuesday 17 March, 2020, The Feast Day of St Patrick

Photo credit: David Bird Introduction: This is Update Number Two (17/03/2020) regarding our response across Wanstead Parish to the Covid19 virus. … Continue Reading

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) update

This is update #1 (16/03/20)  regarding our response across Wanstead Parish to the Covid-19 virus. Please check our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts @wansteadparish for latest updates. Our aim in issuing these updates is to reassure parishioners that we are … Continue Reading

Refugee Welcome Wanstead

For eight years, the war in Syria has raged. We’ve all seen the photos of flattened buildings, people killed or injured, and families torn apart, creating the world’s largest refugee crisis and forcing people into camps in Lebanon and Jordan. … Continue Reading

Lent, Passiontide, Holy Week and Easter

One of the busiest times of the church year, it’s often a struggle to keep abreast of all the diary dates, events and services going on. … Continue Reading

Redbridge Street Pastors

Today we welcomed Max Bawhorn, who spoke about the vital work that he and his colleagues at Redbridge Street Pastors do on patrol on the streets of Woodford and Ilford. Street Pastors effectively act as a link in the chain … Continue Reading

Dementia Friends

On Sunday 16th February at the 10am service, Sister Peggy Ennis will join us to speak about dementia, and will then lead a Dementia Friends Information Session in the parish hall from 11.15am, which everyone – parishioners and wider community … Continue Reading

Services of the Word at St Mary’s

The new lay-led Services of the Word at St Mary’s continue to develop in their scope with the addition of new musical items. … Continue Reading

ISO Assistant Director of Music

Wanstead Parish wishes to appoint an outstanding musician as Assistant Director of Music to support its growing choral foundation. The appointee will work closely with the Director of Music to deliver and promote a high standard of music across the … Continue Reading

Wanstead Winter Night Shelter is open

Last Tuesday 7th January we opened our parish hall doors to our guests for the very first time. We were able to provide our guests with a welcoming hot drink, biscuits, hot food, shelter, and a smile. On Wednesday morning, our … Continue Reading