Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford St. Barnabas, Woodford


WELCOME to SAINT BARNABAS, WOODFORD - the parish church of Woodford Green.

Due to COVID-19 pandemic the church building is NOW CLOSED until further notice. The 9:00 am Morning Prayer,  9:30 am  MASS, and 6:00 pm Evening Prayer are streamed live daily on

St Barnabas is a vibrant Anglican Catholic parish served by priests of the Societas Sanctae Crucis (SSC). 

The Vicar/Parish Priest is Fr. William Obedoza SSC and may be contacted by telephone 07916281227 or by email: [email protected] 

The Honorary Asst Priest is Fr. Reg Bushau SSC and may be contacted by telephone 07817374548 or by email: [email protected]

The parish of Woodford Green: St Barnabas is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). The Diocese of Chelmsford’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Wendy Wilson may be contacted at church after the 9:30am Sunday Sung Mass or by telephone 07949509435, 02085517688 or by email: [email protected]

Further information can be found on the Safeguarding page of this website.

Get in touch

Fr William Obedoza SSC

St Barnabas Vicarage 127 Snakes Lane East Woodford Green

6:00 pm Angelus & Evening Prayer (BCP) streamed live on

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 6 p.m. for 30m

The Angelus is said followed immediately by the Evening Prayer using the Book of Common Prayer.

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The Very Revd Nicholas Henshall, Dean of Chelmsford Cathedral will be the guest preacher at the celebration of the Feast of St Barnabas which is transferred to 13th June, Saturday at 12:00 noon. We hope that Covid-19 pandemic will be over by then.

29 Feb 2020, 7 a.m.
ST BARNABAS WOODFORD Charity No. 1132761