Great Parndon: St Mary, Harlow

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We are an Anglican Church who welcome all who wish to worship the God who calls every one into the Christian Family.  Our building is a traditional one - much of which dates back to the 15th Century, although there has been a church sited here since the 12th Century. We have six bells in the tower, one of which dates back to the first cast of 1613 and has an inscription of "Praise the Lord" on it. The bells are rung before the 10.30am service, most Sundays.

We are part of the South Harlow Covenant, a grouping of 3 parishes in the south of Harlow.

If you would like information about Baptisms, please come to one of our Sunday Services at 10.30 speak to Rev. Sharon Guest or one of the Baptism Visitors or email them on with your contact details and they will contact you.  For Weddings please contact Rev. Sharon Guest on 01279 452243.

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Every Sunday at 9.00am
A Holy Communion Service with a hymn.
Every Sunday at 9:00 AM for ¾ hour
Every Sunday at 10.30am
A variety of services with hymns. 1st Sunday of each month is Family Service. 5th Sunday is Songs of Praise.
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments


Morning Prayer
Every Monday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour


Bell Ringing Practice
Practice night ringing. Contact Paul Neville on 01279 450821 for details.
Every Tuesday at 7:30 PM for 1½ hours


Evening Prayer
Every first Wednesday at 7:00 PM for ½ hour


Morning Prayer
Every Thursday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour



Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 6374
Built: Mid 15th century (12th Century origin)
Style of worship: Central
Our Patron: Patronage Board
Archdeaconry: HARLOW (584)
Deanery: HARLOW (58403)
Benefice: Great Parndon (08/189BM)
Parish Legal Name: Great Parndon (580061 )
CofE Church Info: (608061 8/61)
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The current editor is: Gill Williams

This page was last updated on Friday 17th March 2017
Great Parndon: St Mary : Peldon Road, Great Parndon, Harlow, Essex, CM19 4HT

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