About Us

Welcome to St Andrew and St Mary’s Watton-at Stone

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.

The church is OPEN DAILY 10am to 3pm. For more information contact churchwardens Helen Mc Cash 01920 830665 or Ian Knight 07778401799 Free Covid Test packs available in the porch to take away.

We have adopted the Diocese's Safeguarding policies and practice. Safeguarding contacts: Pauline Bunce 01920 830512 and Denise Hodgson 01920 830152. Safeguarding lead: Tim Alexander 01438 880519  [email protected]

With Covid, our usual Sunday service is 9 30am 2nd and 4th Sundays. There are services on 1st and 3rd Sundays at 11 15am in nearby Stapleford, Aston and Waterford churches. Services in church, You Tube and Zoom are listed in the weekly newsletter and Parish News including a weekly Tuesday Bible Study and Night Prayer. To receive a daily Thought for the Day or the weekly newsletter email Revd Jenny: [email protected]

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]

St Andrew and St Mary’s is part of the Beane Valley Benefice with St Mary’s Aston, St Andrew’s Bramfield, St Mary’s Stapleford 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. We have a children’s corner with activity bags for 0-2’s and 3-5’s. We have strong links with Watton at Stone and Heath Mount Schools.

We have adopted the Diocese's Safeguarding policies and practice. Safeguarding contacts: Pauline Bunce 01920 830512 and Denise Hodgson 01920 830152.    Safeguarding lead: Tim Alexander 01438 880519

Bookworms Book group 3rd Fridays with meal + drinks email [email protected] newcomers welcome.

Bellringers meet on Monday evenings. Contact: Keith Carpenter 01920 830479 Choir (all ages): contact Dorothy Hall: 01920 830684 Flower arranging, church cleaning, help with the churchyard and special events contact Church Wardens: Ian Knight, [email protected] 01920 830448 or Helen McCash 01920 830665 [email protected] Friends of Watton Church: contact Helen McCash 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).