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Tuesday 25

7.30am Morning Prayer
Crypt Chapel

7.45am Eucharist
followed by breakfast

1.05pm Meditation
Crypt Chapel

No Evening Prayer today

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


Wednesday 26

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


No Morning Prayer today

1.05pm Eucharist

No Evening Prayer today

Forthcoming Programme

1st December at 1.00pm
at St Margaret Lothbury
The Bank Churches' Advent Carol Service -
all welcome

1st December at 5.00pm
Advent Carol Service - Benenden School

Wednesday 3rd December at 1.30pm
A service of meditation on the Advent Season with Cantata no.61 by J. S. Bach

3rd December
6:05pm JustShare Lecture: 'No Glory: the real history of the First World War’ lecture by Dr Neil Faulkner, archaeologist and historian.

4th December
1.05pm Concert
Oscar Ebro (guitar)

9th December at 5.45pm
Evening Prayer followed by a lecture about the Revd Joseph McCulloch given by the Rt Revd the Lord Harries of Pentregarth, and Parish Supper in the Cafe Below. Register here:

11th December at 7.00pm
Concert: The Hanover Choir
(Huw Morgan, director)

Wednesday 10th December at 6.00pm
Christmas Carol Service - Bates Wells Braithwaite

Friday 12th December at 6.00pm
Christmas Carol Service - The Firefighters' Company

Monday 15th December at 12.30pm
Christmas Carol Service - Fidelity Worldwide Investment

Monday 15th December at 6.00pm
Christmas Carol Service - the Grocers' Company

Tuesday 16th December at 1.00pm
Christmas Carol Service - the Britain-Australia Society

Thursday 18th December at 12.30pm
Christmas Carol Service - the London Stock Exchange Group

Thursday 18th December at 6.45pm
Christmas Carol Service - the Arbitrators' Company & the Furniture Makers' Company

Friday 19th December at 1.05pm
St Mary-le-Bow Parish Christmas Carol Service - all welcome

The office will close on 24th December and reopen on 2nd January

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1st December at 1.00pm

3rd December at 1.30pm

Advent Cantata

A service of meditation on the Advent Season with music by

J. S. Bach, Cantata no.61: 'Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland' (Come now, Saviour of the gentiles), following the Eucharist at 1.05pm also with liturgical music and carols for Advent with soprano
and organ
all welcome

Next concert

27th November

at 1.05pm
Lothbury choir

3rd December at 6.05pm

JustShare Lecture

‘No Glory:

the real history of the
First World War’

Dr Neil Faulkner,
archaeologist and historian

Further information
& registration

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

Congratulations to the Rt Revd Andrew Watson, elected to the See of Guildford here in November.

A lively panel discussion on divestment from fossil fuels took place in November. Details here

Frank Field MP & Nick Timmins debated Welfare Reform in October - watch the debate here

The London 12-Bells Competition took place in October - further details here

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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