During normal time, our Church is usually unlocked and open to visitors during daylight hours.  

Times may vary as we rely on a team of volunteers. If you are visiting at a specific time do contact us and we will aim to accommodate your wishes.

Getting here

 Welcome to St Mary’s, Hatfield Broad Oak, a big church in a little village.  Our church is usually unlocked and open to visitors in daylight hours. 


We are part of the Diocese of Chelmsford.

Our Passion is Jesus - proclaiming and living our God's love for all people. Our Aspiration is to be a transforming presence open and welcoming to all and serving all. Our Resources are faithful people, prayer and worship.  

(from "Transforming Presence": The Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, Bishop of Chelmsford)       

The church is all that remains of a medieval priory, suppressed by King Henry VIII.  This church has been a centre for Christian worship, mission and compassion for over 850years, and is still at the centre of village life today.  We welcome children and adults to all our services.  Check our calendar of events to find out what’s happening this Sunday.  Come and join with us in hearing, experiencing and sharing the good news about God’s love for his world.  

Who’s who at St Mary’s?

Vicar: Rev Dawn Jewson is our Priest in Charge and is licensed across all of the Churches of the Six Villages of Hatfield Broad Oak, Bush End, Hatfield Heath, Sheering and Great & Little Hallingbury.

LLM: Caroline Harding

Churchwardens: Mr Mark Haddon & Mrs Liz Webber

Verger: Mrs Edna Halls

PCC Secretary: Mrs Kerry Stedman

You'll find us all in Church, in and around the village or you can contact us via email at [email protected]

Feathers Hill/High Street
Hatfield Broad Oak
Bishop's Stortford
CM22 7HG

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