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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.

General Election 2017:

The Archbishops of York and Canterbury hightlight the place of faith in British Life.

Please read the Pastoral Letter to the Parishes and Chaplaincies of the CofE by
Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury and John Sentamu, Archbishop of York.


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 28th May 2017

9:15am Parish Eucharist at St Nicholas

Readings: Acts 1.6-14;
John 17.1-11

9:30am BCP- Holy Communion at St Vincent

Readings: Acts 1.6-14;
John 17.1-11

10:45am Parish Eucharist at St Mary's

Banns: Acaster/Abel (3)

Junior Anthem:
1st Reading: Acts 1.6-14; John Gearing
Psalm: 68.1-10
2nd Reading: 1 Peter 4.12-14; 5.6-11; Margie Wallace
Gospel: John 17.1-11
Intercessions: Sue Jeppeson
Churchwarden: David
Offertory: Angela Hughes & Vanessa Jenkinson
Coffee: Denise & Pip
Chalice: Gaye Rowlands & Margaret Kerr
Sound: John Gearing

6:30pm Festal Evensong at St Mary's

to mark the end of the Music Festival


1st Reading: 2 Samuel 23.1-5; Fergus Moynihan
Psalm: 47
2nd Reading: Ephesians 1.15-end; Liz Moynihan
Intercessions: Rev. Robert Evens

Churchwarden: David

Reg. Charity Number: 1134776