St Mary's Church

Building a Mission Community

Welcome to St Mary's Old Harlow

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: 25th February

Listen Watch YouTube St Mary's Praise Prayer

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

  1. In National Lockdown the 8.30 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 once again on 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.
    The Night Prayer continues! Visit our YouTube page and why not subscribe!


What is Alpha?

Alpha explores life and the Christian faith in a relaxed, informal setting. Come make friends and ask questions about life, faith and meaning. Each week there is a short presentation, followed by discussion in small groups.

When and where is Alpha happening?

Alpha is taking place online, via Zoom. It starts on Tuesday the 2nd of March at 7.30 pm. We'll send you all the details you need once we have your details and a place is available. 

The Alpha Booking Form

 * Full name

* Email

* Phone number

Under 18
30 and over

How would you describe yourself? (This will help us with groups.)
Of another faith
Not sure
Growing Christian

How did you hear about Alpha?
Walked past the church/live locally
Advertised at church/Church Bulletin
Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

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We'd love to drop some nibbles round beforehand if you live near us and let us know your address! (PS - note if you have any allergies too).

Your details will only be held for the purposes of communicating with you and will be removed from our system once they are no longer required.

Please, click the Send Form button below to submit your details!

Would you like to know a bit more about Alpha? Here's a great video!

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.

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Please, also refer to our Privacy Notice.