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Friday 22

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer

1.05pm Eucharist

Monday 25

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer

Forthcoming Programme

Forthcoming events at St Mary-le-Bow

24th September at 3.00pm
Harvest Festival for The Costermongers
Preacher: The Rt Revd Adrian Newman,
Bishop of Stepney

26th September at 10.00am - 12.00noon
Lord Mayor’s Giving Day
fundraising activities on the Churchyard

26th September at 6.30pm
Marylebone Scriptural Reasoning: 'Justice'

Scriptural Reasoning (SR) is a practice of interfaith text study. Small groups of Jews, Christians and Muslims, and sometimes people of other faiths, gather together to read short passages from their scriptures, study them and discuss their personal, subjective responses to them in a respectful way.

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27th September at 5.45pm
Choral Evensong
sung by Lloyds Choir

28th September at 1.05pm
Lunchtime Recital
David Harvey (guitar)

29th September at 1.05pm
Sung Eucharist on the feast of Michael and All Angels
Preacher: Dan Warnke (parish ordinand)

7th October
7.30pm Concert by the Academy of St Mary-le-Bow
orchestral works by Delius, Debussy, Louilarpprasert and Britten

11th October at 6.00pm
JustShare event in association with ECCR
'Intergenerational Justice: responsibility and blame from baby-boomers to millennials in ethical business practice' details and registration:

19th October at 1.05pm
Lunchtime Recital
Gillian Spragg (piano)

24th October 6.00pm at All Hallows by the Tower
JustShare series: What makes an ethical international business? 'Ethical employment practices at home and abroad' details and registration:

1st November at 1.05pm
High Mass on the feast of All Saints
Preacher: the Revd Paul Kennedy (Parish Priest of St Vedast-alias-Foster and Chaplain to the Moot Community at St Mary Aldermary)

2nd November at 1.05pm
Sung Requiem Mass on the commemoration of All Souls (preceded by half-muffled ringing from 12.30pm)

8th November
7.30pm Concert
City Chamber Choir

9th November at 1.05pm
Lunchtime Recital
The Byron Consort of Harrow School

16th November
1.05pm Cantata
music for the Kingdom season to Advent
5.45 Sung Evening Prayer

23rd November
1.05pm Cantata
music for the Kingdom season to Advent
5.45 Sung Evening Prayer

21st November at 6.30pm
Short Evening Service with hymns
at 7.00pm Parish Supper in the Cafe Below

22nd November 6.00pm at St James's Piccadilly
JustShare event: 'Violence against women and girls: reason to hope?' details and registration:

30th November at 7.30pm
Concert: ORA Singers - Christmas choral music

1st December
7.30pm Concert
Pegasus Choir

5th December
7.30pm Charity Concert
for the Carers' Trust

7th December
1.05pm Cantata
music for the Kingdom season to Advent
5.45 Sung Evening Prayer

19th December
1.05pm The Parish Christmas Carol Service

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24th September at 3.00pm

The Costermongers' Harvest Festival

Join the Pearly Kings and Queens and Mayors from many of London's boroughs for the annual Costermongers' Harvest Festival. A parade will form on Guildhall Yard at 2.00pm. Seating for the service at St Mary-le-Bow is limited, so do arrive in plenty of time.

Next concert

21st September

at 1.05pm
Fidelity International London Choir

Opening times:

Monday to Wednesday: 7.30am-6.00pm;
Thursday: 7.30am-6.30pm; Friday: 7.30am-4.00pm;
usually open on weekends and some bank holidays, please enquire the preceding day. Guided tours are sometimes available by arrangement - enquire. Assisted access to the church is available at the west porch from the Churchyard. For updated Service times click here.

Recently at St Mary-le-Bow

In September we welcomed around a thousand visitors through the church doors during London Open House weekend and gave guided tours to 200 people.

In July we hosted LIVE in the Churchyard - two nights of live music, food and drink. See pictures here

In July we welcomed the Arbitrators' Company for their annual service; read the Rector's homily here.

In July we welcomed the Firefighters' Company for their annual Rededication Service.

In June a JustShare panel discussed 'The art of investment' and the challenges and rewards of ethical investment portfolios.

In June, the Ven. Elizabeth Adekunle, Archdeacon of Hackney, gave a JustShare lecture entitled 'Feminist theology: the voice of the other'.

In May we hosted a Hustings for parliamentary candidates contesting the seat of the Cities of London and Westminster to answer questions. Pictures here

In May JustShare JustShare hosted a panel discussion on 'Ethical businesses and the moral responsibility of tax'. Listen to a recording here

In May we welcomed Christian Aid's Circle the City walk here for the 20th year running - pictures to follow

In April the JustShare Lecture was given by Dr David Grummet: 'Abstinence and justice: food in Christian tradition' Listen to the lecture here

In March Professor Robert J. Russell delivered the 2017 Boyle Lecture. Watch a recording here
View pictures here

In March JustShare collaborated on a JustWater event with a discussion entitled 'Is it safe to drink the water?' Watch a recording here

In March the Rector preached at the World Marmalade Festival - read his sermon here

In March JustWater and JustShare presented an event about #HealthyWaterJustice Watch a recording here

In February the Academy of St Mary-le-Bow gave a concert of English pastoral music - details here

In February St Mary-le-Bow hosted the launch dinner for #JustWater17. Listen to Archbishop Makgoba's speech here.

On the Eve of Candlemas, we welcomed the Grocers' Company to their evening service. Read the Rector's homily here.

In January we commemorated Admiral Arthur Phillip with the annual service and an address given by Dr Ian Henderson.

JustShare hosted an event in January to examine how innovation is impacting poverty. Watch a recording here

Learn how a major sandwich chain is working with our Young Homeless project

The Faith and Work Forum offers a distinctive approach to Christian formation at work. Click for further information