Community engagement

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Music and choir

“Oh come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!” [Psalm 95:1

St Mary’s has a long tradition of choral singing, and music is vital and valued part of Church life.  The choir, are a friendly, dedicated and talented group of voluntary singers drawn together by a love of singing sacred music, who also share their talent civic functions throughout the year. If you would like to learn more or would like to become a part of this open and inclusive group please email our Director of Music

To learn more click here

Therapeutic garden

A haven of peace and tranquillity in the heart of Lewisham, St Mary’s Therapeutic Garden is open to anyone who would like a place to sit quietly and enjoy the sounds of birdsong.

For more information click here

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Children and young people

Children and young people are valued and nurtured at St Mary’s and are encouraged to take an active part in the life of the church. They are fully involved in our worship, in singing, in serving at the altar, in reading scripture and leading prayers. We believe they are the Church of Today, not simply the Church of tomorrow.

To learn more click here

Lewisham Churches For Asylum Seekers

We are proud to be a member of LewCAS and to work with compassion to support the refugees an asylum seekers in our community. We host an on-going food collection and fundraise for their work. St Mary’s is a safe haven for all, regardless of where you began your journey.   

 "For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me." Matthew 25:35-36  

To find out how to support our work, contact us

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Mother's union

The Mothers’ Union is an international Christian charity that seeks to support families worldwide; the St Mary’s branch is vigorous and lively group whose members are actively involved with the work of the parish, the diocese and beyond, and also maintain a strongly supportive and pastoral ethos among its members. They have an annual programme comprising of a variety of artistic, contemplative, informative and spiritual activities. If you would like to get involved contact us

 

346 Lewisham High St. SE13 6LE

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