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Thursday 27

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer

1.05pm Organ Recital
James Norrey

5.45pm Evening Prayer

6.05pm Eucharist

Friday 28

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer

12.30pm Pastoral conversation or Confession
Sacrament Chapel
(or apply at the Vestry)

1.05pm Eucharist

Forthcoming Programme

Forthcoming events at St Mary-le-Bow

27th July
1.05pm Organ Recital James Norrey

29th July
7.30pm Concert at St James’s Piccadilly
The Academy of St Mary-le-Bow

3rd August
1.05pm Organ Recital Jonathan Lee

10th September
3.00pm Concert: the Arcubus Ensemble
(director: Julian Collings) tickets £10 on the door

13th September
6.00pm at St James's Piccadilly
JustShare series 'What makes an ethical international business?' A panel will discuss 'Ethical business practice in a post-truth world'. Details:

16th & 17th September
London Open House Weekend
St Mary-le-Bow Church will be open on both days from 10.00am to 5.00pm.
Guided tours of the church and crypt (lasting 50 minutes) leave from the vestibule on both days at 1.00pm and 2.30pm. Tours are free, please make a donation.

21st September at 1.05pm
Lunchtime Recital Fidelity (London) Choir
admission free, retiring collection in aid of City Giving Day

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
Scriptural Reasoning
tickets by application

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Organ Recitals 2017

Thursdays at 1.05pm

29th July 7.30pm at St James's Piccadilly

Summer Organ Recital Series

Thursday 6th July to

Thursday 3rd August

Click here for
programme details

All welcome -
retiring collection

The Academy of St Mary-le-Bow

Orchestral music by Mendelssohn and Beethoven

click here for details

Next concert

27th July

at 1.05pm
Organ Recital by
James Norrey

13th September 6.00pm at St James's Piccadilly

'Ethical business practice in a post-truth world'

Last year the Oxford Dictionaries named ‘post-truth’ as the Word of the Year. When facts are no longer considered important, where do international businesses stand?

information and registration click here

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 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