St Mary The Virgin Horsell

Welcome to st Mary's church, horsell

This week at St Mary's...

and in the wider church...

Sunday 28th February:

Tuesday 2nd March:

  • 4pm: Prayer time from your own home

Wednesday 3rd March:

  • 11am-4pm: Church open for private prayer
  • 8pm: Engine room of prayer, contact for Zoom details

Thursday 4th March:

  • 7pm: Lent course on prayer via Zoom, this week's topic is "Petition"

Sunday 7th March:

  • 9:30am-12:30pm: Church open for private prayer
  • 10am: Parish Communion service via Zoom - "How do I approach God?"
  • JaM@Home online

Read this week's notices

Sunday 28th February:

  • From 9am: the national online service marks the second Sunday of Lent. Archbishop Justin Welby will be leading the service, which will also feature Hannah Steele, Director of St Mellitus College, London and Stephen Hance, Church of England lead for Evangelism and Witness. Join the service as we explore how to #LiveLent
  • Bishop Jo's sermon is on "Deny yourself and take up your cross" (Mark 8:34​), exploring levels of self-denial and their purpose (transcript, .docx)

Friday 5th March:

Throughout the week:

  • Roots at home: activities to explore this week's readings as a family, this week on Mark 8:31-38, "Rocky Relationships"


St. Mary’s Lent Course 2021

Based on the Lord’s Prayer

A 6 week course, Thursdays at 7pm via Zoom

Each week will begin with a video followed by discussion on what we have seen:

18th February - Why Pray?
25th February -Adoration
4th March -Petition
11th March - Intercession
18th March - Unanswered Prayer
25th March - Contemplation

Prayer Sermon Series from Lent to Pentecost

At the 10am Sunday service - full details

21st February: What is Prayer? - Matthew 6:5-15
28th February: Why Pray? - Matthew 7:7-11
7th March: How do I approach God? - Hebrews 10:19-25
14th March: Mothering Sunday
21st March: God answers prayer - 1 John 5:13-17
28th March: Palm Sunday
4th April: Easter Sunday
11th April: Building a prayer life- Nehemiah 1:1-11
18th April: What should I pray - Colossians 1:9-14
25th April: The necessity of prayer - Matthew 26:36-46
2nd May: Pattern of prayer - Luke 11:1-13
9th May: Praise and thanksgiving - Psalm 100:1-5
16th May: Prayer for others - Colossians 1:3-14
23rd May: Pentecost

 Lent resources online

  • #LiveLent - daily readings and reflections via email, the app or phoneline. Based on the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Lent book for 2021, Living His Story by Hannah Steele
  • Here and There - reflect on the global pandemic in the context of Jesus’ journey to the cross through six scenes
  • The Children's Society's Lent resource includes video talks, discussion questions, activities, and prayers
  • The Bible Society's Lent Encounter is a 40-day journey to help you connect more with the Bible and the life of Jesus via email
  • Roots' Lent Calendar gives a daily activity through Lent focused on Jesus' last sayings
  • 40acts is a daily challenge: 40 generous prompts delivered throughout Lent

Open the Book have recorded the story "A Surprise for the Disciples":

Resources for every day:

If you need any assistance during the pandemic, or want to volunteer to help:

Registered Charity Number: 1128175

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit." Romans 15:13, St Mary's Verse of the Year 2021

Making Jesus known : Getting to know Jesus better : Sharing Jesus' love in our world 

  • St Mary the Virgin
  • Church hill
  • Horsell
  • Surrey
  • GU21 4QQ

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