Lockdown Reflections

Lockdown Reflections

Lockdown Reflections by Bishop Richard Harries The early stages of lockdown in Barnes were quite amazing. Normally we are oppressed with the noise of planes overhead, and of course usually there is the incessant noise of cars and building works. But suddenly there was...
Important message from Rev’d James Hutchings

Important message from Rev’d James Hutchings

Dear member of the St Mary’s family, Sending this feels like the start of something new in the life of the church.  For the foreseeable future ‘church’ is going to be where each of us is, as individual Christians and in household groups. Of course this isn’t new at...
St Mary’s Carol Service 2019

St Mary’s Carol Service 2019

The original order for the Festival of Lessons and Carols was drawn up in 1800 by Reverend E. W. Benson, then Bishop of Truro and later Archbishop of Canterbury, for use in a cold, damp wooden shed, which was serving as his cathedral. It is a format that has since...