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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Eaton Bray with EdlesboroughWELCOME to our parish website. Whether you are looking for specific information about our church and parish or are simply browsing, we hope you will find something of interest about our historic parish church, about our worship and activities, and about the parish of Eaton Bray with Edlesborough in the Diocese of St Albans of the Church of England.

On this site you can tour our beautiful church and learn something of its history, you can catch up with news and future events, and you can find out more about our worship, ministry and outreach.

We hope you enjoy doing that, and after the "virtual" experience may we invite you to come and share the real thing, by joining us one Sunday at worship or by becoming involved in the life of our parish.


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Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come 2019

Thy Kingdom Come is a global movement inviting Christians to pray during the nine days between Ascension Day and Pentecost for more people to know Jesus Christ. Thousands of individuals, groups and churches worldwide have responded to this call and each year Thy Kingdom Come inspires countless local prayer events.

St Mary's is again joining in with the Global Wave of Prayer from Ascension Day to Pentecost 30th May to 9th June.

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St Mary's Celebrates 800th Anniversary

St Mary's Eaton Bray - 800 years

2019 marks the 800th anniversary of the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Eaton Bray. An 11th or 12th century church may have stood on the site, built of wood or wattle and daub, but for 800 years the church we recognise today has served as a focus for worship and prayer for the village of Eaton Bray and, since 1975 it has been the Parish Church of the newly created Parish of Eaton Bray with Edlesborough.

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St Mary's 100 Club

St Mary's 100 Club

St Mary's PCC Fundraising Committee raises valuable funds every year for the running of St Mary's Church, Eaton Bray. Money raised by the 100 Club will be used to maintain the fabric and structure of our historic church. This year, in particular, we are also raising money to help fund toilet facilities in the church.

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St Mary's on Facebook

FacebookSt Mary's Eaton Bray has a Facebook group which anyone is welcome to join and get involved with the discussions there.

Please click on St Mary's on Facebook and then click the Join Group link in the top-right corner of the page.


Latest News

800th Celebration - 15th May 2019

A few photos from the day. For more, see the St Mary's Facebook Group. ... Read more >>

Thy Kingdom Come

Thy Kingdom Come is a global movement inviting Christians to pray during the nine days between Ascension Day and Pentecost for more people to kn... Read more >>

Rev'd Joy Cousans 25th Anniversary Celebration

On Sunday 17th March at St Mary's Church, our vicar, Rev'd Joy Cousans, celebrated the 25th anniversary of her ordination which took place on 15 March... Read more >>

St Mary's Flower Festival 2019 - Our Favourite Hymns

20 - 22 September 2019 As part of our 800th anniversary year, we are planning to hold a Flower Festival over the weekend of 20 - 22 September. The th... Read more >>

Other News

For other news articles, please see the St Mary's News section.


Raising Funds for St Mary's Church

Do you, your family or friends buy goods or services on the internet?

Click through to the St Mary's Eaton Bray EasyFundraising page to find out how you can buy from your usual supplier at no cost to yourself and raise money for St Mary's.

eBay, John Lewis, Argos and Amazon are just a few of the many suppliers who support the scheme to raise money for charity.

In addition to this, try using easysearch.org.uk instead of your usual search engine, each successful search will raise further funds from the advertisers who support this site.