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St Mary's Ashwell

Welcome to the homepage of St Mary's church in the village of Ashwell Hertfordshire England. Here you will find out more about our church building, what has happened recently, and what events are planned for the future.

St. Mary's Ashwell is a bustling village church which is at the heart of the community. It's tower dominates the whole of the village and the surrounding countryside and is the iconic center of the village. We have a long standing choral tradition and a music festival that has been running for over fifty years. Feel free to browse these pages and if there is anything you can't find don't hesitate to contact us.

We are the United Benefice of St Mary's Ashwell, St Nicholas Hinxworth and St Vincent's Newnham. Please click on the names of the other benefice churches if you like to know more details of them.

We are currently in a vacancy and seeking a new incumbant for our United Benefice.

If you would like to find out more please click on the link.

For details of the application procedure and closing date, please click here.

We are hoping to have a new Rectory build and need your support.
If you would like to find out more please
click on the link.

What's going on this week?

"If it's happening
- It's in the diary"

Click here for the church diary

Use the church diary to find out details of services and events in the parish or click on the pew sheet to download one.

Services this Coming Sunday

Sunday 21st September 2014

9:15am Parish Eucharist at St Nicholas

Service led by Ian Friars

2 Corinthians 4.1-6
Matthew 9.9-13

10:45am Parish Eucharist at St Mary's

Service led by Ian Friars

Hymns: New A&M  300  341  268  671  510
Anthem: Holy is the true Light - Harris
Junior Anthem:  Panis Angelicus - Franck
1st Reading: Proverbs 3.13-18; Catherine Dunlop
Psalm: 119.65-72
2nd Reading: 2 Corinthians 4.1-6; Melanie Dawson-Dew
Gospel: Matthew 9.9-13
Intercessions: Rose Cooper
Churchwarden: David Richards
Offertory:  David & Beth Richards
Coffee: Sue Jepperson & Viv Hollow
Chalice: Andrew & Mark


6:30pm Choral Evensong at St Mary's

Service led by Alan Gilliam

Introit:  Holy is the true Light - Harris

Hymns:  New A&M  631  593  726  507

Psalm: 119.121-128
Canticles:  Service i C - Stanford

1st Reading: Ezekiel 33.23, 30-34.10; Christine Scholfield

2nd Reading: Acts 26.1, 9-25; Margaret Gilliam

Intercessions: Alan Gilliam

Anthem: Give us the wings of faith - Bullock
Churchwarden Duty: Alan Gilliam

Reg. Charity Number: 1134776