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David's Farewell  23/24th November 2019
A great barn dance at the Chesterford Community Centre on the Saturday evening and a very moving Eucharist and farewell at St Mary's Saffron Walden on the Sunday morning attended by over 400 parishioners. More ...
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10am Holy Communion at St Mary's
Photos taken to give a feel of what our 10am Holy Communion service is like, but slightly different to normal as it was Advent so no altar cloth and the Junior Choristers were not singing that morning. More ...
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Lay Funeral Minister 
Judith Hasler has been authorised by Bishop Stephen as one of the first Lay Funeral Ministers in the Diocese. She was commissioned on 12th October 2019, along with three others in a Celebration of Lay Ministry at Chelmsford Cathedral. More ...
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The Class of ‘39 
The 20th of September saw a gathering of 10 people who either worship at St Mary’s or who have strong links to St Mary’s and who have already or will celebrate their 80th birthdays this year. More ...
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Harvest Festival 2019
St. Mary’s celebrated Harvest Festival at a special family service on Sunday 15th September. Members of St Mary’s Church Guides and Brownies attended the service and the church junior choir led the singing of traditional and contemporary harvest hymns. More ...
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Soul Survivor Photos 2019 
A selection of photos from the last Soul Survivor camp at the Peterborough showground from 17th to 21st Aug 2019 which 5 members of our Aftershock youth group attended. More ...
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From the Archives
Photo of St Mary's Church Choir Saffron Walden taken in 1913 More ...
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St Marys Flower Festival Photos 23-26 August 2019
St Mary’s Church, Saffron Walden, was thronged by around 2,000 visitors enthralled by a grand Flower Festival during the August Bank Holiday Weekend. There were over 40 splendid exhibits by local flower arrangers, each representing a saint. More ...
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St Mary's wins DAC Design Award
We have received a HIGHLY COMMENDED DESIGN AWARD for the Welcome Building Project work at the west end of St Mary's SW by the Diocesan Advisory Committee More ...
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U3A Photoshoot at St Mary's 
Here is a selection of photos taken by members of Saffron Walden U3A's Photography Group in April 2019. Many thanks to Brian Eascott, David Powell, Graeme Cowling, Hugh Herdon, Martin Hugall, Tony Marks and Tony Treglown and to Gill Caswell for her help. More ...
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Songs of Praise 1986!
BBC Songs of Praise at St Mary's Church in Saffron Walden in 1986. There are a number of familiar but younger faces that you might recognise! More ...
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Aftershock Dinner Photos in aid of Jimmy’s Jan 2019
Aftershock Dinner Photos in aid of Jimmy’s Nightshelter in Cambridge 12 January 2019. Over £1600 was raised for Jimmy's by our youth group Aftershock. More ...
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Christmas Carol Service Rehearsal Photos 16 December 2018
Christmas Carol Service Rehearsal Photos 16 December 2019 More ...
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Christmas Fair Photos - Nov 2018
Photos from our Christmas Fair on 24th November 2018 with a Pantomime theme, and which raised over £6,000 for church funds. More ...
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Confirmation Service - 25 Nov 2018 
Five young people and five adults were confirmed in a service led by the Bishop of Colchester More ...
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There but not there...
The seated silhouettes in the church and in the memorial garden are a commemorative installation to the fallen of the First World War who were linked to Sewards End, as part of a project called "There But Not There". More ...
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Soul Survivor 18-23 August 2018 
5 young people from our church joined with another 15 people from the Colchester area to attend Soul Survivor at the Peterborough Showground for 6 days in August 2018. More ...
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Ordination to the Priesthood - 29 Sept 2018
Ordination to the Priesthood on 29th September 2018 at St Mary’s Church Saffron Walden. Rachel Prior and John Saxon and others were ordained priests by Rt Revd Roger Morris, the area Bishop of Colchester. More ...
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Harvest Festival 16 Sept 2018 
On 16th September 2018 – St. Mary’s celebrated Harvest Festival at a special family service. Members of St Mary’s Church Guides Section attended the service and the church junior choir led the singing of traditional and contemporary harvest hymns. More ...
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Weekend Away Belsey Bridge - June/July 2018
Weekend Away Belsey Bridge 29 June-1 July 2018 – Photos More ...
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Aftershock Jimmy’s Dinner Photos 6th Jan 2018
Congratulations to our Aftershock youth group which raised a record £2,033.75 for Jimmy’s Homeless in Cambridge with their charity dinner on January 6th 2018. More ...
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Drone footage of church in snow 
Thanks to Jamie Furlong for this drone video of our church in the snow after Christmas – 28 Dec 2017 as posted on Facebook and YouTube. More ...
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Photos from Carol Service Rehearsal 17 December 2017  
Photos from Carol Service Rehearsal 17th December 2017 More ...
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Christmas Fayre Nov 2017 Photos 
In achieving the much needed funding of £6,770, your contribution to the event, whether large or small, added much needed variety to attract people into our church. The mix was vital! Your co-operation was amazing! Thanks again! More ...
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Flower Festival September 2016
Selection of photos from our Flower Festival from 30 September to 2 October 2016. Flower arrangements on the theme of 'Songs of Praise' depicting familiar hymns. More ...
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