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Friday 24

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer
Crypt Chapel

12.30pm Confessions
Sacrament Chapel
(apply at the Vestry)

1.05pm Eucharist

Monday 27

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer
Crypt Chapel

5.45pm Evening Prayer

50th Anniversary Debate
Frank Field MP
& Nick Timmins

Forthcoming Programme

25th October
11.30am - 3.00pm The London 12-Bells Striking Competition

27th October
at 6.30pm Anniversary Debate about welfare reform with the Rt Hon. Frank Field MP and Nick Timmins (Senior Fellow, Health Policy, The King's Fund), followed by drinks – reserve a place here:

30th October
1.05pm Organ Recital by Christopher Johns
7.00pm Concert The Iken Scholars
tickets £10 concessions £5

6th November
1.05pm Concert Margaret Morrell (soprano)

8th November
11.00am Ringing for the Lord Mayor’s Show

11th November
10.55am Prayers for Remembrance all welcome

13th November
1.05pm Concert Harrow School Byron Consort
7.30pm Ad Libitum chamber choir (see Concerts page); tickets £10 or on the door.

Looking ahead:

3rd December
6:05pm JustShare Lecture: 'No Glory: the real history of the First World War’ lecture by Dr Neil Faulkner, archaeologist and historian.
9th December
Evening Advent Office followed by a lecture about the Revd Jospeh McCulloch given by the Rt Revd the Lord Harries of Pentregharth, and Parish Supper in the Cafe Below. Register here:

12 bells competition 2014

27th October at 6.30pm

25th October

Frank Field

The London 12-Bells Striking Competition

Anniversary Debate: 'The poor you have with you always'

Nick Timmins

Frank Field MP & Nick Timmins (Senior Fellow, Health Policy, The King's Fund) debate Welfare Reform.

please register here

Next concert

30th October

at 1.05pm
Christopher Johns (organ)

Opening times:

Monday to Wednesday: 7.30am-6.00pm;
Thursday: 7.30am-6.30pm; 
Friday: 7.30am-4.00pm;
Usually closed on weekends (please enquire) and bank holidays. Guided tours are sometimes available by arrangement - enquire. Assisted access to the church is now available at the west porch from the Churchyard.

Recently at St Mary-le-Bow

Christian Aid launched its 'Tax for the Common Good' report here in October - see what happened

Confirmation of the Election of the Bishop of Hereford took place in October - more here

Prebendary Nick Mercer preached at the International Bankers' Harvest - read here

Opera in the Churchyard - and a Recital by Suzanne Wilson and Alan Wilson - pictures here

In September we hosted a celebratory dinner for 100 in church see pictures

Andy Haldane, chief economist at the Bank of England spoke in a dbate in September watch the debate here

St Mary-le-Bow launched its new Twitter account in September - please follow and share:

Admiral Arthur Phillip RN is commemorated in Westminster Abbey in July - pictures here

July's JustShare Lecture by Andy and Carol Kingston-Smith innovatively explored biblical principles of social justice. Listen here

50th Anniversary Service:
listen to the Bishop of London's sermon

Rupert David Jonathan Tilbury was baptised here in June. See pictures here

June's JustShare panel discussion on tax ethics is available to watch here

In May, historian and author Juliet Gardiner gave a lecture about the Blitz. Pictures here | listen here

Ruth Dearnley OBE gave a lecture in April:
'Stop the Traffik: is prevention possible?'
Listen to the lecture here

The Revd Dr Sam Wells gave a lecture in March, asking: 'What's Wrong with Poverty?'
read a report here listen to the lecture here

The Revd Dr Jules Gomez gave a Lecture about social justice in February. Listen to it here

Dr Eve Poole of Ashridge Business School gave a JustShare Lecture in January.
Watch a video of the event here.

Admiral Phillip was commemorated in January. .

The Revd Dr Alister McGrath delivered the 2014 Boyle Lecture in January. or watch it here.

In December, author the Revd Chris Beales spoke about his latest book, 'Practising Jesus'.
Listen to his lecture here

Our debate in Prisons Week examined the government's reforms of law and order. Listen here

In October, the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress attended Evening Prayer at
St Mary-le-Bow. View pictures here

Learn more about St Mary-le-Bow with these two short films

The Church of St Mary-le-Bow today > The history of St Mary-le-Bow: a film made by our sister church, Trinity Wall Street, in New York City >

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