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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 commited to safeguarding as an integral part of the life and ministry of the Church; we aim to ensure that all aspects of the House of Bishops 2017 Policy 'Promoting safer Church' are promoted and adhered to by all those who serve within our church. Please click the link to take you to Safeguarding Statement.

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'Together we are giving hope' video including footage from St Mary's, click to watch.

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 20th October 2019

9:15am Parish Eucharist at St Nicholas

 Service presided by the Revd. Patrick Forbes


Jeremiah 31.31-34
2Timothy 3.14-4.5
Luke 18.1-8

10:45am Parish Eucharist at St Mary's

Serive presided by the Revd. Ian Friars 

1st Reading: Genesis 32.22-31; Frances
Psalm: 121
2nd Reading: 2 Timothy 3.14-4.5; Stephen 
Gospel: Luke 18.1-8
Intercessions: Andrew
Churchwarden: Mike
Offertory: David & Beth
Coffee: Yvonne & David
Chalice:  Andrew & Mark
Sound: Gill Field

6:00pm Choral Evensong at St Mary's

Service led by Dr. Mark Eaton

Psalm: 149
1st Reading: Jeremiah 31.31-34; Christine Scholfield
2nd Reading: Luke 18.1-8; Sam Wallace
Intercessions: Mark
CW: Mark
Sidesperson: Ian Chandler

If you would like to know of other village activities please click here this will direct you to the Ashwell Village Calendar.

Reg. Charity Number: 1134776