Soul in the City: Tour of church building with Islington Guided Walks
Jul
20
2:00 PM14:00

Soul in the City: Tour of church building with Islington Guided Walks

A fascinating free tour by Islington Guided Walks of this iconic landmark on Upper Street will give you insight into its role as parish church to Islington. St Mary’s has an ancient history, dating back 1000 years. Discover the links with Philip Quaque, the first black African priest, and Tudor benefactor Richard Cloudesley. Former Archbishops of Canterbury Donald Coggan and George Carey served here, With an impressive architectural heritage, including a portico by Sir Reginald Blomfield, learn how the destruction left by World War Two led to an imaginative restoration and the survival of the 18th century bell tower.

This is a free event but you will need a ticket. Tickets available on Eventbrite.

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Soul in the City: Tour of church building with Islington Guided Walks
Jul
20
4:00 PM16:00

Soul in the City: Tour of church building with Islington Guided Walks

A fascinating free tour by Islington Guided Walks of this iconic landmark on Upper Street will give you insight into its role as parish church to Islington. St Mary’s has an ancient history, dating back 1000 years. Discover the links with Philip Quaque, the first black African priest, and Tudor benefactor Richard Cloudesley. Former Archbishops of Canterbury Donald Coggan and George Carey served here, With an impressive architectural heritage, including a portico by Sir Reginald Blomfield, learn how the destruction left by World War Two led to an imaginative restoration and the survival of the 18th century bell tower.

This is a free event but you will need a ticket. Tickets available on Eventbrite.

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Soul in the City: Tour of church building with Islington Guided Walks
Jul
21
1:30 PM13:30

Soul in the City: Tour of church building with Islington Guided Walks

A fascinating free tour by Islington Guided Walks of this iconic landmark on Upper Street will give you insight into its role as parish church to Islington. St Mary’s has an ancient history, dating back 1000 years. Discover the links with Philip Quaque, the first black African priest, and Tudor benefactor Richard Cloudesley. Former Archbishops of Canterbury Donald Coggan and George Carey served here, With an impressive architectural heritage, including a portico by Sir Reginald Blomfield, learn how the destruction left by World War Two led to an imaginative restoration and the survival of the 18th century bell tower.

This is a free event but you will need a ticket. Tickets available on Eventbrite.

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St Mary's Gardens Group
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

St Mary's Gardens Group

As part of Eco-church St Mary’s has started a gardens group to help improve the gardens for wildlife and for the local community. Our next meeting is Saturday 7 September from 10am-noon, we will be doing some light digging and weeding, with refreshments.

Contact Sally Hull, sally@hullonline.org or Anthea Nicholson, anthea.nicholson@stmaryislington.org for more details.

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St Mary's Gardens Group
Jul
6
10:00 AM10:00

St Mary's Gardens Group

As part of Eco-church St Mary’s has started a gardens group to help improve the gardens for wildlife and for the local community. Our first project is to weed and replant the beds surrounding the circular rose bed in the south east part of the gardens.

Do come and join us on Saturday 6 July from 10am-noon for some light digging and weeding, with refreshments.

Contact Sally Hull, sally@hullonline.org or Anthea Nicholson, anthea.nicholson@stmaryislington.org for more details.


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Church Walk along the South Downs
Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

Church Walk along the South Downs

A walk along the South Downs, that we have done before, with wonderful views North and South. 11 miles from Hassocks to Lewes, it starts with a steep climb, followed by a gently undulating walk before descent to Lewes.

Bring packed lunch, water and good shoes. Meet at Victoria Station latest 9.10am Saturday 8  June. Return to Victoria 5.30/6pm.

Please contact Ian Mylam if you would like to join us. Phone 07771 604338 Email ianmylam@blueyonder.co.uk


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Cleaning the church silver
May
18
10:00 AM10:00

Cleaning the church silver

The silver we use for communion and collections will be cleaned and washed on Saturday 18 May in the church at 10am, do come and help.  Silver polish, dusters and drying up cloths will be provided, but bring your own rubber gloves and apron. There will be biscuits! If you have any queries, ask Harriet Maunsell: harriet@themaunsells.co.uk


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Supper and Eco-Church
May
15
7:00 PM19:00

Supper and Eco-Church

Come and share delicious a meal together and learn more about what the Bible has to say about caring for the earth. The Eco Church group is running three evening sessions in May. The last session will be on Wednesday 15 May, 7-8.30 pm in the church crypt. Everyone welcome. For more details contact Caroline Shuttleworth, Anthea or Richard Nicholson, Karl Schultz, Sally Hull or the church office.

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A Christian film BREAKTHROUGH (12A) opens in UK cinemas
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

A Christian film BREAKTHROUGH (12A) opens in UK cinemas

A Christian film BREAKTHROUGH (12A) opens in UK cinemas on Sunday 12 May. You can see the film at Vue Islington, near Angel Underground station. All tickets are just £6.25.

Details and to book can be found at:

www.breakthroughtickets.com

"Breakthrough" went to number 3 in the USA cinema charts over Easter weekend and is promoted by Disney (who now own the film's distributor 20th Century Fox).

"Tremendously inspiring...A highly compelling movie" - CBN

"You don't have to believe in divine intervention to be moved by 'Breakthrough'" - New York Times

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Lent Group - everyone welcome
Apr
10
7:30 PM19:30

Lent Group - everyone welcome

Throughout this season we will be reading and discussing the Archbishop’s 2019 recommended Lent Book ‘The Merciful Humility of God’ by Jane Williams. We will meet on Wednesdays at Liz Salmons ’s house at 7.30pm, during Lent, beginning 13 March. See Liz or Caroline for address details.

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Lent Group - everyone welcome
Apr
3
7:30 PM19:30

Lent Group - everyone welcome

Throughout this season we will be reading and discussing the Archbishop’s 2019 recommended Lent Book ‘The Merciful Humility of God’ by Jane Williams. We will meet on Wednesdays at Liz Salmons ’s house at 7.30pm, during Lent, beginning 13 March. See Liz or Caroline for address details.

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Lent Group - everyone welcome
Mar
27
7:30 PM19:30

Lent Group - everyone welcome

Throughout this season we will be reading and discussing the Archbishop’s 2019 recommended Lent Book ‘The Merciful Humility of God’ by Jane Williams. We will meet on Wednesdays at Liz Salmons ’s house at 7.30pm, during Lent, beginning 13 March. See Liz or Caroline for address details.

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Lent group - everyone welcome
Mar
20
7:30 PM19:30

Lent group - everyone welcome

Throughout this season we will be reading and discussing the Archbishop’s 2019 recommended Lent Book ‘The Merciful Humility of God’ by Jane Williams. We will meet on Wednesdays at Liz Salmons ’s house at 7.30pm, during Lent, beginning 13 March. See Liz or Caroline for address details.

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Lent Group - everyone welcome
Mar
13
7:30 PM19:30

Lent Group - everyone welcome

Throughout this season we will be reading and discussing the Archbishop’s 2019 recommended Lent Book ‘The Merciful Humility of God’ by Jane Williams. We will meet on Wednesdays at Liz Salmons ’s house at 7.30pm, during Lent, beginning 13 March. See Liz or Caroline for address details.


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Christmas card pop up shop
Nov
3
to Dec 14

Christmas card pop up shop

St Mary's is open for you to buy Christmas cards and gifts from Saturday November to Friday 15 December (excluding Sundays). Opening hours are 10am to 5pm.

We're glad to partner Cards for Good Causes in supporting local, national and international charities.

Buying your charity Christmas cards from us means you can pick from a really wide range of designs and support more than one charity this Christmas. And not only that, you can choose which of the 34 charities you'd like to support with your purchase.

#GodWithUs

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Mary's Youth Club Open House event
Sep
18
5:00 PM17:00

Mary's Youth Club Open House event

Our partner charity, Mary’s, is hosting an Open House event for its youth club on Tuesday 18 September from 5-8pm.

This is a great opportunity for anyone interested in joining the youth club to come along, experience some of the activities and meet existing members. All friends, families and neighbours of Mary’s and of existing members are also very welcome.

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The Big Silence
Jun
8
to Jun 10

The Big Silence

 

St Mary’s Big Silence will take place again this year at Domus Mariae Chigwell from Friday 8 June until Sunday 10 June.

This is a marvellous opportunity to take time out in a busy life to seek the Lord. We will keep silent from bedtime on Friday until waking up on Sunday.

The cost will be £130. If you are interested in going please contact Ian Mylam or Caroline Shuttleworth.

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Soul in the City: Historical walk through the Heart of Islington
Jun
3
1:30 PM13:30

Soul in the City: Historical walk through the Heart of Islington

A fantastic opportunity to explore your local area on foot with a knowledgeable guide. Take an hour to discover the secrets of Islington's streets...  

Meet at Richard Cloudesley tomb by front of St Mary's Church, Upper Street, N1 2TX.

All pre-ordered places have now been taken. A limited number of places will be available on the day, at the discretion of the walk leader.

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