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.

Support with Funerals

Date: March 26, 2020

At the time of writing (March 26th 2020), Church of England clergy are still permitted to conduct funeral services for bereaved families (following Government guidance) Should you or anyone you know, need support with a funeral in these very uncertain days, please contact the Vicar, the Revd Philippa Boardman on: vicar@smmwandsworth.org.uk   or dedicated phone […]

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Covid19: Our church buildings are now closed but we are STILL HERE TO HELP

Date: March 26, 2020

Following Government advice, all church buildings are now closed until further notice. But St Mary Magdalene church stands together as a group of people who are here to help with such things as: prayer requests practical support such as shopping and picking up prescriptions other help you may need. Please e-mail:  vicar@smmwandsworth.org.uk or leave a […]

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Mothering Sunday – church OPEN for private prayer & Foodbank donations

Date: March 20, 2020

Due to Covid19, churches are no longer holding public services. But we are encouraged to keep the church doors open for private prayer – but please observe social distancing and other Government advice at all times. St Mary Magdalene will be open on Mothering Sunday March 22nd from 10-11.30am and from 6.30-7pm. You may like […]

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Covid 19 – how can we support children & young people?

Date: March 20, 2020

This is a really difficult time for adults but also for children and young people as they find ways to handle what is going on, including those who will not be able to sit their GCSE’s and A’Levels. On behalf of all us at St Mary Magdalene, please let your children and young people know […]

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Mar 17th latest covid19 advice – church open for private prayer on Sunday but NO Eucharist service

Date: March 17, 2020

Today (March 17th) the Archbishops of Canterbury and York asked churches to suspend public worship in light of the profound concern about Covid19. The Archbishops asked that parish churches provide opportunity for community prayer. To this end, our planned Mothering Sunday service this Sunday will not go ahead. But the church will be open from […]

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Sun. Mar 15th ‘Come &. Sing Evensong’ CANCELLED – 6pm Eucharist instead.

Date: February 27, 2020

Due to health concerns with choral singing, regretfully, the ‘Come and Sing’ Evensong is CANCELLED. There will be a short Eucharist at 6pm instead. warmest wishes and prayers, Philippa   Do you love choral singing but don’t have time to be part of a regular choir? Do you enjoy Choral Evensong but can’t find anywhere […]

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Guest Talk 3 – Wed.March 18th Huda Nassar ‘What future for Syria’s children?’ CANCELLED

Date: February 27, 2020

Regretfully this important talk has had to be suspended due to the Covid19 situation. The suffering of the Syrian people continues even though it no longer commands our news headlines. Although we cannot meet on Wednesday, please do pray for Syria and her children. We hope to re-schedule this talk later this year.     […]

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Coronavirus advice from Church of England – 25/2/2020

Date: February 27, 2020

St Mary Magdalene Church Dear friends, The spread of Coronavirus is a matter of international concern and please also keep in prayer all those who are unwell, those quarantined, all medical staff caring for the sick and for public health/government officials in the policy decisions being made. I am pasting below the current guidance from […]

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Guest Talk 2: Wed March 11th Debbie Whitworth, the CLINK prison charity. 7.30 for 8pm

Date: February 24, 2020

The Clink are an inspiring charity running Fine Dining restaurants in some of England’s most challenging prisons. Debbie Whitworth is their Finance Director and believes passionately in the work they do and the opportunity for offenders to change their lives. ‘We are proud that alongside our partner, Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service, we continue […]

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Guest Talk 1 – Roger Royle, BBC broadcaster and priest, Wed.March 4th 7.30 for 8pm

Date: February 24, 2020

All are welcome to our series of Inspiring Guest talks for 2020 following the success of the Talks in 2019. We are delighted that our first guest speaker is the Revd Canon Roger Royle – BBC broadcaster, priest and writer. He will speak on the topic ‘Is God directing you?’ Doors open at 7.30pm with […]

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