St Mary Magdalene Wandsworth Common

We welcome all people to our church, wherever you are on your journey of faith. We encourage reflection, question and discussion to help us explore and deepen our Christian faith. We strive to reach the needs of our congregation, the local community and beyond.

HERESY! A course on Christian doctrine

Date: September 6, 2018

How do we know what we believe? Or what we think the church tells us to believe? Does this change in a modern city with many people of other faiths, or none? “Heresy” or incorrect views of the faith, often occurs when people emphasise one aspect of belief at the expense of another. So we […]

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Fr Nadim Nassar: The Culture of God

Date: September 6, 2018

Fr Nadim Nassar will be preaching this Sunday at 10am and also publicising his new book, The Culture of God: The Syrian Jesus – reading the divine mind, sailing into the divine heart. We look forward to a lively discussion – and please bring £14.99 for a signed copy! Edward Stourton reviews the book as […]

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Flourishing and Abundance: an art and spirituality workshop

Date: September 6, 2018

There will be a workshop in the church and church halls on Saturday 8th September (10am to 4pm) on the theme of Flourishing and Abundance. We will have prayers and readings and opportunities to contemplate, pray and work with art materials in response to the theme.There will be no compulsion to show work and everyone […]

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General Data Protection Regulations

Date: June 9, 2018

  Probably not the most exciting news you have ever heard – but they have just come into force in May 2018 and they are good news for you if you have ever wondered what companies are doing with your personal details. At church we have been checking that people want to be on our […]

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Thy Kingdom Come: Ten Days of Prayer 10th-20th May 2018

Date: May 9, 2018

You may have seen a banner on the railings outside our church: for ten days in May we are going to “Try Praying”! That does not mean we don’t pray already (in fact you are welcome to join us for Morning Prayer at 9:30 every weekday as well as for our Sunday Services) but that […]

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Ascension Day Service Thursday 10th May 8pm

Date: May 9, 2018

There will be a Eucharist in the Quire on the evening of Ascension Day. The feast of Ascension commemorates the departure of Jesus from Earth into the presence of God, and is held every year forty days after Easter. It is followed in ten days’ time by Pentecost, which celebrates the Apostles receiving the Holy […]

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Holy Week and Easter 2018 Bulletin

Date: March 26, 2018

We are now into Holy Week. Yesterday we held a procession around Wandsworth Common for Palm Sunday before the beginning of our main service. Today we are off to the theatre at St Mary’s Balham to see “The Devil’s Passion”. Tomorrow there will be a Eucharist in the evening (as well as the usual Morning […]

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March meeting of PCC

Date: March 26, 2018

The PCC met on Wednesday 21st March. For a Word version of this report click on the Summary of PCC Meeting 21 March 2018 This information is repeated here: KEY MATTERS ARISING AT THE MEETING OF THE PCC ON WEDNESDAY, 21ST MARCH 2018   The Big Cupboard: Over the Easter holidays we will be constructing […]

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Big Walk Day 3 – in the snow

Date: March 17, 2018

It has been snowing most of the morning here in London and our pilgrims, now in the Chatham area, will also be experiencing freezing temperatures. At Southwark Cathedral they were given this blessing prayer – we could all pray this for them now and in the later stages of their walk. BLESSING PRAYER O God, […]

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Big Walk Day 2 – Bexleyheath to Chatham

Date: March 16, 2018

Today’s itinerary: Bexleyheath to Crayford (1 mile) Crayford, via Dartford, Stone to Greenhithe (5 miles) Greenhithe to Gravesend (5 miles) Gravesend to Church Street (5 miles) Church Street to Rochester (6 miles) Rochester to Chatham (2 miles)

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