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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 look forward to welcome the
Rev. Robert Evens and his wife to the Benefice.
His installtion by the Bishop of St. Albans will be on the
18th April 2015 at 4:00 pm at St. Mary's.

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 30th November 2014

9:15am Parish Eucharist at St Nicholas

Service led by Patrick Forbes

1 Corinthians 1.3-9
Mark 13.24-37

10:45am Parish Eucharist at St Mary's

Service led by Ian Friars

Hymns: New A & M  45  50  41  434ii  30
Anthem:  Syon, at thy shining gates - Trad
Junior Anthem: Advent Message - Martin How 
1st Reading: Isaiah 64.1-9; Liz Moynihan
Psalm: 80.1-8, 18-20
2nd Reading: 1 Corinthians 1.3-9; Gaye Rowlands
Gospel: Mark 13.24-37
Intercessions: Mark Eaton
Churchwarden: David Richards
Offertory: Martin & Carolyn Lush
Coffee: Anne Thomas & Ruth Rowntree
Chalice: Gaye & Mark


6:30pm Advent Carol Service at St Mary's

Service led by Ian Friars


Readings and Readers to be confirmed


1st Reading:


2nd Reading:





Reg. Charity Number: 1134776