Welcome to St Mary's

Welcome to St Mary’s, Rickmansworth where Christians have worshipped since the early part of the 13th Century. Our church building is shared by the Church of England and Methodist Church with the two denominations sharing all services and administration, while continuing to nurture all that is best in both traditions. Worship at St Mary’s is open to all Christians, as well as those who would like to be. Please come and visit us. You will find an active, thriving community and a friendly welcome.


Want to find out more about Christianity? Come to our START course, a six-week course starting in February


Panto 2017

St Mary's pantomime 2017

Tickets are now on sale for this year's theatrical extravaganza - a production of 'Snow White' on 21-22 January 2017 in the Cloisters Hall. Definitely an event not to be missed!!!


Situations vacant at St Mary's

Would you like to become a...

Many people are involved in activities in our church and contribute to the things which happen here. We always welcome more people to join in. Here are some of the jobs which you might like to do:

  • Become a Welcomer at the 10.00am service on Sunday
  • Become a Sidesperson
  • Read the lesson
  • Lead the prayers
  • Become a server
  • Arrange flowers
  • Clean the church
  • Serve on the Sunday 10.00 coffee rota
  • Become a leader of our Children's Church
  • Help with the production of our magazine - LINK - tasks include editing, proof-reading and typesetting
  • Help with keeping our noticeboards up to date
  • Keep our Facebook page up-to-date

Have a look at our Contacts page to find out who to call for more information about these tasks.


Pilgrimage to Greece - October 2017

Pilgrimage to Greece: 2-10 October 2017

Deborah will be leading this pilgrimage which includes visits to Philippi, Thessalonika, Athens and Corinth.

> Download details and booking form

Other Diocesan clergy are also leading pilgrimages next year:

  • 16-25 May 2017: Holy Land, led by the Ven Paul Hughes (Archdeacon of Bedford) and the Revd Canon Liz Hughes (Senior Chaplain at London Luton Airport)
  • 11-18 September: Rome & Assisi, led by Canon Dennis Stamps (Rector of Harpenden)

> Find out more...


Church Trail now available

Coming to visit St Mary's? Our Church Trail is available to download

With the help of our Rickmansworth Decorative Fine Arts Society, we've put together a Church Trail for our younger visitors - and our older ones too!
[find out more]


SeeRound - the newsletter of the Diocese of St Albans - is available online

SeeRound goes online

The monthly newsletter of the Diocese of St Albans - SeeRound - is available to read online.

> find out more...


Rickmansworth4refugees Facebook page

Rickmansworth4Refugees

A Facebook page has been set up for Rickmansworth residents interested in supporting the plight of refugees either in camps in Calais and the like and also working to welcome refugees who come to our area. [more...]


 

 

Older news in the Archive...

 

 

St Mary's Calendar of forthcoming services and events

Calendar


Download this week's pew sheet

Weekly pew sheet


LINK renewals now due

LINK

Our church magazine


Mission Action Planning

Mission Action Planning (MAP)

Our vision and goals



Let us pray...

A prayer for the year

The Living God's Love Prayer

Living God,
Draw us deeper into your love;
Jesus our Lord,
Send us to care and serve;
Holy Spirit,
Make us heralds of good news.
Stir us, strengthen us, teach and
Inspire us to live your love
With generosity, and joy,
Imagination and courage;
For the sake of your world
And in the name of Jesus,
Amen

 


Candle of Remembrance and PeaceThe Candle of Remembrance and Peace was lit in St Mary's on Monday 4 August 2014 at the service to mark the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Placed by the Book of Remembrance, it will remain alight until 2018.

 

 

 

 

 

Last updated: January 7, 2017

 

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