Public Worship from 5th July

Following the new advice about church openings, we will be opening our doors for public worship once more, starting on 5th July. This letter from our Rector has more detail. … Continue Reading

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St Mary’s – a National Lottery Heritage Fund film

  To celebrate the anniversary of the dedication of St Mary’s (the Feast Day of the birth of John the Baptist) we have released this film produced for the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Filmed by members of Eastside Community Heritage … Continue Reading

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A letter from the Rector: re-opening our churches

Please see this letter from our Rector about the re-opening of our churches for private prayer. I am writing to let you know the good news that our churches will be opening for ‘supervised private prayer’ from Saturday 20th June … Continue Reading

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Volunteers wanted to open our churches

Further to the government announcement giving permission for churches to be open for private prayer from 15th June, we are considering opening our two churches again for ‘supervised private prayer’ from Sunday 21st June. Likely days to be open are … Continue Reading

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Plan to Give with Parish Giving

Today, Saturday 2nd May, the £160 fixed cost of running our parish has been sponsored by a most generous donor from our congregation. Thank you 🙏 If not already doing so, we would urge everyone to sign up to the … Continue Reading

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The Existence of God: A famous clash of world views

  On 4th April 2009, two men met at Biola University to debate the question of God’s existence in front of an overflow crowd and a global internet audience. … Continue Reading

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Church at home

Photo credit: cartoonchurch.com During this unprecedented time, we continue to offer services that you can either watch live on Facebook, or catch up with later. You do not need a Facebook account in order to view the service. Go to https://www.facebook.com/wansteadparish/ … Continue Reading

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Holy Week & prayer services on YouTube

As Canon Ann mentioned at the end of her daily prayer service earlier today, tomorrow’s parish email will contain a link to an act of worship for Palm Sunday. Just before the lockdown Father Jack, working with our amazing local … Continue Reading

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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

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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

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