Church of England Diocese of St.Albans Stapleford

About Us

Welcome to St Mary's Church, Stapleford.

Jesus said: 'I came that they may have life and have it abundantly' (John 10:10)

We meet together to share our hopes and fears with God and become the people we are meant to be. We are part of the Diocese of St Albans and share the vision of ‘Going Deeper into God, Making New Disciples and Transforming Communities’.

Our beautiful historic church is a special place to mark the important events of our lives: for Weddings and Banns enquiries contact: Pauline Manley. - [email protected].com

For Baptism (Christening), Funeral, Blessings, Confirmation, Pastoral enquiries contact:

 Revd Jenny: jennygrayrector[email protected] 01920 830035  (Please note Mondays are my usual day off)

St Mary’s Stapleford is part of the Beane Valley Benefice with St Mary’s Aston, St Andrew’s Bramfield, St Michael and all Angels Waterford and St Andrew and St Mary Watton at Stone. Revd Jenny is supported by a Ministry Team of  Revd Angela Lynas (Associate Priest), Rev Tony Grieves, Mrs Ann Edwards, Mrs Janet Bird(Readers).

We have adopted the Diocese's Safeguarding policies and practice. Safeguarding contact: Nicola Page 01992 302501

Children: St Mary’s Church of England School is actively involved in Church life through weekly collective worship, special services in church and visits. We have activity bags for children in church. Older people: We host a village coffee afternoon on 3rd Wednesday of month 2 30- 4 30pm in church. Contact George Sandell 01920500422 Mother’s Union meet monthly on 2nd Wednesday of month at 3pm in church or as advertised. Contact Jean Warren 01992501715 [email protected]

Concerts in aid of charity and the church contact Vic Knowles 01992586108

Church and village events are reported in the free monthly Parish News.

Flower arranging, church cleaning, help with the churchyard, special events or visits to Church contact Church Wardens: Niki and Bob Page 01992302501 [email protected]

Food for the Hertford Food Bank and toiletries can be brought to church or left at the Rectory, Church Lane SG14 3RD.