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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.


New Vicar - Reverend Joy Cousans

Reverend Joy Cousans and Bishop of St Albans

We are delighted to announce that the Reverend Joy Cousans is our new Vicar. Joy was previously Priest-in-Charge of the Benefice of High Hoyland, Scissett and Clayton West in the Diocese of Leeds. She trained for the ministry at Ridley Hall.

Joy was licensed as our Vicar on Wednesday 26 April by the Bishop of St Albans.

Read more about our new Vicar >>


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. Read more about St Mary's 100 Club >>

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

[email protected] Marys - Let's hear it for the girls - July 8th 2017

What a treat we have in store for you on Saturday 8 July at 7pm soprano Emily Haig and Karen Logan, mezzo soprano, will bring a fun and interesting pr... Read more >>

A Little Bit of History

In two years' time we will celebrate 800 years since the founding of this church but we know that before this fine stone building existed, there was a... Read more >>

Revd Joy Cousans licensed as the new Vicar of Eaton Bray with Edlesborough

On Wednesday 26th April, St Mary's was packed with members of the congregation and local community to welcome the Revd Joy Cousans and witness her bei... Read more >>

Songs of Praise star Jonathan Veira to perform at St Mary's

On Saturday 20 May 2017 at 7.30pm Jonathan Veira, a top quality Christian entertainer and performer, who sings beautifully, plays the piano and makes ... 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.