St Mary the Virgin and All Saints Church, Potters Bar

Welcome to St Mary's

We are a friendly, welcoming church rooted in the Catholic tradition of the Church of England, committed to dignified worship, good music and orthodox teaching. You are most welcome to join us at any of our services.

We regularly update this site with the latest information about St Mary's as well as having a brief history of the church and other information about our church and its people.

Quiz evening - 7:30pm Saturday 21 November

Come to the Quiz evening at 7:30pm in the Church Hall. Tickets 10.

Fr Peter's last service - Sunday 22 November

Sunday 22 November, the feast of Christ the King, will be Fr Peter's last Sunday at St Mary's. In addition to the usual services there will also be a Songs of Praise service at 4pm followed by a buffet tea in the church hall. All welcome

The Advent Procession - From Darkness to Light - 6:30pm Sunday 29 November

Start the Advent season at The Advent Procession - with seasonal readings and music.

St Mary's is 100 years old in 2015!

The church was concecrated on 12 June 1915 although the parish itself dates from 1835.

Buy on-line and donate to the Organ Fund without spending a penny!

Weekly news sheet

Download the weekly news sheet - you need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Church Hall and Rooms for hire

We have a refurbished hall and church rooms offering excellent facilities. Do contact us for more details.

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Knit and Natter

Why not join our Knit and Natter group on the last Tuesday of every month 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. If you don't knit then just come and have a natter or bring a hobby of your own choice. Ring 01707 658474 or 659938 or email for more information.

Church open

The church is open from 12 noon to around 2pm every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Do come along if you want some time for quietness and reflection.

Sunday services

8:00 am Holy Communion

Said Eucharist (traditional language)
Every Sunday at 8:00 am for 40 minutes

10:00 am Parish Communion

Sung Eucharist (contemporary language)
Every Sunday at 10:00 am for 1 hour
Sunday School and Family room available
Coffee served after the service

Weekday services

Tuesday - 9:30 am Holy Communion

Said Eucharist (contemporary language)
Every Tuesday at 9:30 am for ½ hour

Thursday - 9:30 am Holy Communion

Said Eucharist (traditional language)
Every Thursday at 9:30 am for ½ hour
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