Clergy Letter for March 2017, by the Rev’d Emily Davis I recently heard someone comment that their waistband had begun to feel just that little bit tighter in recent weeks. ‘But it’s okay’, they mused, ‘Lent is soon and I’m sure that will help.’ I’m sure it will! For in our modern times, Lent has … More Lent

Memorial to Captain Alan Gardner, survivor of the battle of Isandlwana & Rorke’s Drift

Many of you will, I am sure have seen the film “Zulu”, starring Michael Caine and Stanley Baker. On the 22nd January 2017, the anniversary date of the Battle of Islandlwana and Rorke’s Drift, St Mary’s Church, Stansted, hosted a memorial service and presentation for Captain Alan Gardner. Captain Gardner was one of only 5 … More Memorial to Captain Alan Gardner, survivor of the battle of Isandlwana & Rorke’s Drift

One Solitary Life

This was one of the readings at the St Mary’s Stansted “Angels and Christmas Tree Festival” Carol Service, held yesterday. I found it quite moving and a humbling reminder of how special Jesus was, and the impact this “one solitary life” has had on us all. He was born in an obscure village The child … More One Solitary Life

St Michael’s Holly Fair – 3rd December 2016

Saturday 3rd December 2016 10.30 – 1.00pm The Charities Support Group is responsible for making the charitable giving on behalf of the congregation and we aim to donate all the profits from the Holly Fair to the various charities the church supports. This year we have supported local charities such as Holiday Bible Week, the … More St Michael’s Holly Fair – 3rd December 2016

Company at Christmas

Would you like an opportunity to join in a wonderful Christmas Day Party in 2016? Under the banner of “Churches Together in Bishop’s Stortford; we give a party at the Methodist Church, South Street, for anyone in our Town who would otherwise be alone on Christmas Day. This is a happy and popular event and is … More Company at Christmas