Parish Notices

St Matthew's, Bethnal Green
March 26 - April 1, 2017


Wednesday - 1930
Thursday –  1130 at Silk Court, Pollard Row
Friday - 0830

Morning Prayer:
Thursday and Friday - 0800
Saturday - 0900

Evening Prayer:
Thursday and Friday - 1730
Saturday and Sunday - 1800


Holy Hour
– prayer and silence – Sundays in Lent 1700.

Please make contact with other members of your Prayer Cluster.

If you need to speak to a member of the clergy this week, please call The Revd Judith Blackburn in the first instance on 020 7739 9976.

The third session of our explorers’ group, Include Me Out, will be in the Rectory on Thursday March 30 at 1900. Speak to Erin if you need more information.

Annual Parish Meeting will be held in church after the mass on Sunday April 2. Nominations now open for all Parish Council positions. Forms on the table at the back of church.

Catch up with Erin's update our work with artsits.

Take a flyer home to remind you of what is offer from St Matthew’s to help you observe Lent.


Julian Woodford has written a book, The Boss of Bethnal Green, about the life and times of the notorious churchwarden, Jospeh Merceron. This video is a taster.

Fr Kevin preached at the feast of Corpus Christi at All Saints, Margaret Street. If you would like to see pictures of the procession that followed the mass, click here.

Interested in Confirmation? You must attend church regularly and do a course of instruction. If you are prepared to do both, see one of the clergy.

Musical settings of the mass are available for those who read music. Ask a Welcomer for a copy.

Kevin was asked to pen a meditation for an event at St Paul's Cathedral to view Bill Viola's Martyrs.  Click here to see how the Diocese of London reported it.

We are delighted to be linked with the emerging community of ordained women in Linkøping in Sweden.

We also have a link with a parish in Manhattan, New York. Find out more by going to



How to Find Us:

Contact Us:

Our address:
St Matthew's Row,
Bethnal Green London E2 6DT

Email us:

Our Services

Our main Sunday service is the
Parish Eucharist at 10.30am

Mass, Morning Prayer and Evening Prayer are offered most days.
See Parish Notices for more information