About Us

Welcome to St Mary’s Stapleford

We are pilgrims on a journey,
fellow travellers on the road;
we are here to help each other
walk the mile and bear the load.

Our usual Sunday service is 11 15 am. You Tube and Zoom services are listed in the weekly newsletter and Parish News including Tuesday Bible Study and Wednesday Night Prayer. To receive a daily Thought for the Day or the weekly newsletter email Revd Jenny: [email protected] Follow us on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/Staplefordchurch/

We have adopted the Diocese's Safeguarding policies and practice. Safeguarding lead: Tim Alexander 01438 880519 [email protected]

The church is OPEN by arrangement Contact Peter 07870681542, John 07773 392991, Lesley 0777339299 or churchwarden Niki 01992302501 [email protected] Free Covid Test packs available in the porch to take away.

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

For Baptism (Christening), Funerals, Blessings, Confirmation, Pastoral enquiries contact Revd Jenny: [email protected] 01920 830035 Mondays are my usual day off.

For Bereavement Support contact our Reader, Ann Edwards 07798 621058 email [email protected]

For Concert programme in church contact Vic Knowles 01992 586108

St Mary’s Stapleford is part of the Beane Valley Benefice with St Mary’s Aston, St Andrew and St Mary’s Watton at Stone, St Andrew’s Bramfield and St Michael and all Angels Waterford. Revd Jenny works with the Ministry Team of Revd Angela Lynas (Associate Priest), Mrs Ann Edwards and Mrs Janet Bird (Readers). We are part of the Diocese of St Albans www.stalbans.anglican.org.

Children are welcome. 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. We have adopted the Diocese's Safeguarding policies and practice. Safeguarding contacts: Nicola Page 01992 302501 Older people: We hope to resume our village coffee afternoon on 3rd Wednesday of month 2 30 - 4 30pm in church. For Mother’s Union meetings Contact Jean Warren 01992501715 [email protected]

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

Food for the Hertford Food Bank can be brought to church or left at the Rectory, Church Lane SG14 3RD. Church and village events are reported in the free monthly Parish News (click link on website).