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Friday 19

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


8.15am Morning Prayer
Crypt Chapel

9.00am Confessions
Sacrmament chapel

The Parish Christmas
Carol Service
all welcome

Monday 22

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer71.05pm Eucharist

8.15am Morning Prayer

5.45pm Evening Prayer


No Morning Prayer today

Evening Prayer

Forthcoming Programme

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 5th January

Looking ahead - festal services early in 2015:

6th January
1.05pm High Mass on the Epiphany of Our Lord

26th January
11.30am The Admiral Phillip Commemoration

2nd February
1.05pm High Mass on the feast of Candlemas

18th February Ash Wednesday
1.05pm High Mass & Imposition of Ashes

25th March
1.05pm High Mass on the Annunciation of Our Lord to the Blessed Virgin Mary (feast of title)

31st March
1.05pm The Passion of Our Lord
sung to plainchant

2nd April Maundy Thursday
1.05pm High Mass of the Lord's Supper

23rd January 2015 2.00 - 7.00pm

Trinity Institute event

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19th December at 1.05pm

St Mary-le-Bow Parish Christmas Carol Service

Seasonal choral and organ music, readings and hymns with the Choir of St Mary-le-Bow.

Bow Bells will be rung by the
St Mary-le-Bow guild of ringers from 12.30pm.
all welcome - please arrive early
to guarantee a seat

'Inequality and the Common Good' at LSE Faith Centre, London School of Economics will consider issues of inequality from a global perspective and consider how systemic failings can be overcome.
Further information and registration (essential) is available here

Next concert

15th January

at 1.05pm
Margaret Morrell (soprano)

26th January 2015 at 11.30am

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

The Rt Revd the Lord Harries of Pentregarth gave an anniversary lecture in December about the Revd Jospeh McCulloch - listen here

Dr Neil Faulkner gave a JustShare Lecture in December on the 'real' history of WWI - listen

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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