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Bell Tolls on Grenfell Anniversary 
A single bell is due to be rung at St Mary’s Church, Saffron Walden on Monday evening, 14th June 2021 on the anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire. It will be rung 72 times, once for each of the victims, followed by a 2 minutes silence, followed by .. More ...
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Choir Taster Day 
Saturday 3 July 2021 3–5pm. St Mary’s Church invites you to come to a Taster Day and try out our two children’s choirs - Joyful Noise 5 ½ – 8 years out Junior Choir 7 ½ – 13 years. Please contact Bron Ferland choirsmsw@gmail.com More ...
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Congratulations Rachel! 
I'm delighted to say that I have been appointed the Rector of Black Notley, Great Notley and Rayne near Braintree. Sam, Magdalene and I will be moving at the end of June 2021. My final service will be the 10am on Sunday 27th June. More ...
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Parish News
Latest copy of our Parish News. This edition will also be available in print at the back of the church and in the tourist office. More ...
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Church Eco Group
Hannah and James Razzell from the St Mary's Eco Group placing a nesting box in one of the trees in the churchyard. Photo by Alan Hawkes. Visit our Eco Church pages for more information about our Eco Church Group and Climate Change. More ...
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Organ Scholarship
We are currently looking for our next Organ Scholar who will hopefully start working with us in the early autumn. The scholarship is worth £752 plus lessons. If you know of anyone who might be interested.... More ...
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Ascension Day Sunrise Photos
Many thanks to Celia Bartlett Photography for these very atmospheric photos taken from our church rooftop at sunrise on Ascension Day 13th May 2021. More ...
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Drone Photos of St Mary's - May 2021
Many thanks to Jamie Wright for sharing this beautiful video and photos that he took recently of our church with his drone - May 2021 More ...
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Bell Ringing returns 18 May
Since the start of the pandemic, we have been unable to ring our church bells fully. Now that lockdown restrictions are easing, we are able to start ringing the church bells again safely. More ...
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Annual Church Meetings 2021
This year’s Annual Meetings will be held on Zoom on Sunday 25th April at 12 noon. Agendas and nomination forms can be downloaded here. More ...
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