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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.

Morning Prayer, 25 October

Morning Prayer for Sunday 25 October from St Mary's Eaton Bray. The service can be followed using the Service Booklet for Sunday 25 October.


Coronavirus

Services at St Mary's
As from Sunday 6th September, we will recommence our 10am Holy Communion service. This date is our Patronal Festival when we celebrate the birth of St Mary to whom our church is dedicated. If you have not yet been able to join us in August, please be reassured that our seating and procedures have been arranged to be as safe as possible. Face masks are a statutory requirement at this time. To assist with cleaning, there will be just one service at 10.00am. The doors will be open from 9.45am.

Our Wednesday morning Holy Communion service will also recommence as from Wednesday 9th September.

We carry on doing our best to meet the Archbishops' challenge to bring 'church' to people in different ways, so if you cannot come to church in person, please revisit this website and our Facebook page each week to access our latest Morning Prayer video.

If you are in need of help, please ring the Vicar on 01525 220261 or send a message via the contact page.

Prayer
Keep us, good Lord,
under the shadow of your mercy
in this time of uncertainty and distress.
Sustain and support the anxious and fearful,
and lift up all who are brought low;
that we may rejoice in your comfort
knowing that nothing can separate us from your love
in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Amen.

St Mary's, Eaton Bray is also open for private prayer on Wednesdays 10-4. Please read the notices inside the church.

All Saints, Dagnall will remain closed until further notice.


Donate to St Mary's

Give A Little

Give A Little

We now have an online giving platform. If you would like to help the work of St Mary's in the community, and assist in the maintainance of our historic church, please consider making a donation online.

We will from time to time hold specific campaigns linked to particular fundraising initiatives or supporting other charities, but this link will be always be live for general donations. We will be very grateful for your support.

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Features

Open Gardens, 23 August 2020

Open Gardens 23 August 2020

Thank you to everyone who supported this year's Open Gardens event. We hope you had a wonderful day exploring the gardens of Eaton Bray, Edlesborough and Northall.

A selection of the photos from the 2020 event are available to view

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St Mary's on Facebook

Facebook

St 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.



St Mary's on YouTube

YouTube logo

St Mary's Eaton Bray has a YouTube channel which anyone is welcome to subscribe to. Morning Prayer services will be published here until the church building reopens.

Please click on St Mary's on YouTube and then click the Subscribe link in the top-right corner of the page.


London Internet Church

London Internet Church

The London Internet Church was conceived at and has been directly linked with St Stephen Walbrook. The website offers Morning Prayer and Night Prayer videos each day for you to enjoy at your convenience.

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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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See Also: Winners List


Latest News

Message from Joy - St Luke the evangelist

This Sunday the service in church includes our Annual Parochial Church Meeting. This is the first time we have held the meeting as part of the service... Read more >>

Message from Joy - Trinity 18, Proper 23

Many thanks to all those who have contributed to the Bishop of St Alban's Harvest Appeal to buy bees for people in Nepal. It is still not too late to ... Read more >>

Message from Joy - St Francis 2

This Sunday we are celebrating creationtide and thanking God for the beauty of the world around us and his provision for us. If you are coming to the ... Read more >>

World's Biggest Coffee Morning

A huge thank you to everyone who helped and supported in any way. Our amazing outdoor socially distanced event raised the fantastic sum of £1,27... 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.