St Mary's Church

Building a Mission Community

Welcome to St Mary's Old Harlow

Listen Watch YouTube St Mary's Praise Prayer

   Click on the images above to listen*1, watch*2, praise*3 or pray*4

  1. The 8 am service is at home - email us if you would like to have this said service and talk emailed to you each week.
  2. We meet together virtually, each Sunday morning at 10.30 am. If you would like to connect with our service, you are most welcome. Please, use our Contact Us page and we can provide you with the Zoom details that you will need. You can listen to previous audio talks*1 and the Zoom service is uploaded to YouTube each Sunday afternoon. You can watch this and previous services here.*2
  3. Praise (Soaking) times*3 are Tuesdays from 8 pm-9 pm. Contact us for the details.
  4. Prayer times*4 are from 8 am-9 am on Mondays and from 6 pm-7 pm on Thursdays. Visit our Prayer Page for the details.

Thy Kingdom Come

Click on the above image or here to visit the website.

Zoom - 3 things to remember

Please see Sarah's email, or email her, for the password

to join the Zoom Service.

Sunday Audio Service - Sunday 9th August.

Here is the Audio Service.

St Mary's Night Prayer

If you'd like to watch St Mary's Night Prayers, please visit the YouTube site from 8 pm each day.

St Mary's, Old Harlow - Soaking Worship (*Every Tuesday 8 pm - 9 pm) #Everyone Welcome

You are invited to a Zoom meeting.
*When: Restarting later in the month of August. Stay tuned!

Click here to register in advance for this meeting.

Are you feeling dry and tired...? Need to draw close to God...? Don't miss this time, it's for YOU - Please invite friends...
Come and draw close during this weekly soaking hour on Tuesday nights.
Space to simply come and rest in God's presence with contemporary worship songs / ambient guitar soaking worship. Reconnect | Revive | Refresh. Hop on, come and rest - Don't miss out.

Times of Prayer

Topic: Every Monday St Mary's prayer
Time: 8-9 am (please, join from 7.55 am)
Please, contact us if you would like to join the Zoom Prayer Time.

Topic: Every Thursday St Mary's prayer
Time: 6-7 pm (please, join from 5.55 pm)
Please, contact us if you would like to join the Zoom Prayer Time.

To listen - or listen/watch again - to any of the audible services or visual presentations such as Deeper Still, please go to our Listen page.

The Church Open for Prayer

Stay tuned for when the church is open for prayer.

Coronavirus update

If you have missed, or wish to read again, the previous updates from Sarah regarding our response in the light of the Coronavirus, please, click here . The current response with its date of posting is below.

Real lives, real stories, real God... we are St Mary's Old Harlow

A very warm welcome to St Mary's Old Harlow. If you're just browsing, have arrived here by accident, or you're looking for a church, we hope you find what you're looking for right here. We're a mixed group of all ages, who are seeking to grow in our relationship with Jesus, and to reach out with his love to all in Old Harlow and beyond.

Website updated: 8th August

Theme 2020:

Theme for 2020 - Live in the reality of God’s promises

St Mary's Church

Listen or Listen again

Listen - or listen again - to the sermons by clicking here.

Breaking News 

Important message from MRCT - Foodbank

Store House Food Status Update
 for May-August 2020

The following are a list of items, in order of urgency, that are running low in the Store House. Items marked in RED are at critical levels.

Urgent needs are...

  • Tinned solid meat
  • Tinned vegetables
  • Tinned fruit
  • Tinned rice pudding
  • Tinned custard
  • Tinned tomatoes

Items currently in plentiful supply...

  • Beans
  • Pasta
  • Soup

We can also accept...

  • Toilet rolls
  • Washing and waship up liquid

We appreciate your ongoing support and would be really grateful if you can help in any way.

Thank you as always

Margaret O'Donovan
Director of Operations
The Michael Roberts Charitable Trust

Sunday Services in the next few weeks

In the light of the Government's requirements, all meetings in church and Acts of Worship have been put on hold.

Do check the beginning of the Homepage for details of the upcoming services. If they are not there yet, they will be posted as soon as possible so do keep coming back to check!

Please read the News and Events section to find out all that's happening in St Mary's, Old Harlow.

Heart4Harlow (H4H)

H4H logo
St Mary's Church is part of the Heart4Harlow (H4H) group of churches in the town.

There's so much going on our Facebook site and Twitter feeds. Have you checked them out yet?

Click here for more News and Events, as well as for other services taking place.

St Mary's, Old Harlow.

St Mary's Church

During the pandemic our administrator is working from home, picking up messages and responding to emails when possible. We will get back to your query as soon as possible. Thank you.


St Mary’s Churchgate Street, Old Harlow,  is committed to Safeguarding Children, Young People, Victims/perpetrators of Domestic Abuse and Vulnerable Adults. 

Our Parochial Church Council has adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website.

Our Parish Safeguarding Representative is Lesley Perry.

They can be contacted at church or by email.Please see our page on Safeguarding for further information.

By viewing our website your IP address, browser details, times of visits, etc. may be logged and used for statistical purposes, network security and fraud prevention. This helps us to monitor how effectively the site is working. Be assured that we never profile normal visitors to the site or invasively monitor them. The statistical data will be used by ourselves and may also be used by our website provider to help provide the service. The legal basis for processing this information is Legitimate Interest.
Please, also refer to our Privacy Notice.