Church of England Diocese of Chelmsford St. Barnabas, Woodford


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

We thank God that we are allowed to open the church for private prayers and communal worship. 

THE CHURCH IS OPEN DAILY - 8:00 am-10:00 am & 6:00-7:00 pm. 

Weekday Services (streamed live): 8:00 am Morning Prayer; 8:45 am Rosary; 9:30 am Holy Mass; 6:00 pm Evening Prayer.

Sunday: 8:00 am Mass, 9:30 am Mass (streamed live); 12:00 noon Mass; 6:00 Evening Prayer. 

For the benefit of all who cannot come to church, we will continue to stream live our weekday and Sunday services on

St Barnabas is a vibrant Anglo-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, 02036594023 or by email: [email protected] 

The Hon. Asst. Priest with permission to officiate 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 have information about safeguarding situation where a child or adult is in immediate danger, or require immediate medical attention, call the emergency services on 999. Do not delay.

To contact your local police station to report a non-emergency crime please call 101. 

To speak to the Diocesan Duty Safeguarding Advisor about a new safeguarding concern please call: 01245 29 44 44. 

Our Parish Safeguarding Officer is Wendy Wilson may be contacted 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 Evening Prayer live on

Every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 6 p.m. for 30m
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We use the 1969 Book of Common Prayer.

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The government allows places of worship to open for communal worship.

4 Jul 2020, 8 a.m.