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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.


Our Vacancy

Diocese of St Albans logoThe benefice of Eaton Bray with Edlesborough is looking to appoint a Vicar who will:

  • Be a welcoming, approachable person to help them to continue to grow their congregation
  • Help develop accessible forms of worship and a vision for the future of the church
  • Teach with sensitivity and understanding to help the parish grow in faith
  • Nurture and encourage individuals in their own ministry
  • Develop networks of relationships in the local community helping to serve their needs.

The full Advertisement for our vacancy and the Parish Profile can be seen here:


St Mary's Christmas Fair

Santa and Mrs ClausThank you to everyone who supported this year's Christmas Fair.

A selection of photos from the 2016 event are now available.

Click here for photos>>


Goodbye to Coralie

Coralie McCluskeyOn Sunday 28th August we said our goodbyes to Coralie, thanked her for all she has achieved with us and wished her and Ralph much happiness in Wales. It was a joyous occasion to celebrate her time in Eaton Bray and the large congregation on Sunday morning and again on the following Wednesday which was her last service, spoke volumes about the many friends she has made here.

Click here for more including photos>>


Open Gardens 2016

Open Gardens 2010Thank you to everything who supported our annual Open Gardens event, held around Eaton Bray, Edlesborough and Northall on 24 July 2016.

Photos from the day are now available.

Click here for more >>


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. Click here for more >>

See Also: Winners List


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

NCG Advent Service - 27 November 2016

Please support the North Chiltern's Group Advent Service which, this year, will be at 4pm on 27 November 2016 at Studham Church.... Read more

Music @ St Mary's - New Year Concert

14 January 2017, 2.00pm Our next concert is the ever popular New Year Concert on 14th January 2017, which will be performed by Aylesbury Concert Band... Read more

St Mary's Christmas Fair (with photos)

Thank you to everyone who supported this year's Christmas Fair. Here are a selection of the photos from the 2016 event taken by Eileen Bennett: ... Read more & comment

St Mary's Christmas Fair - Saturday 19 November 2016

Saturday 19 November 2016, 12.00 - 3.00pm. Eaton Bray Village Hall. 50p admission adults, Children free! Come and visit Santa and Mrs Claus with t... 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 instead of your usual search engine, each successful search will raise further funds from the advertisers who support this site.