Parish Notices

St Matthew's, Bethnal Green
 February 26 - March 4, 2017


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

Morning Prayer:
Monday to Friday - 0800
Saturday - 0900

Evening Prayer:
Monday to Friday - 1730
Saturday and Sunday - 1800


Please bring in your Palm Crosses from last year. We burn them to use them on Ash Wednesday.

We welcome Lucinda May, a local artist who will speak during our sermon slot on Sunday February 26.

Shrove Tuesday February 28 – Pancakes in the Watch House at 1900. Let Erin know if you want be there.

There is a public meeting on Anti-Social Behaviour in the area at 1830 at the PDC, next to the Post Office on Bethnal Green Road on Tuesday February 28.

Lent begins this week: Wednesday, March 1 – Ashes to Go - 0730
Ashing at St Hilda’s, Club Row at 1330

 If you would like to join our Ashes to Go team, offering ashes and prayer in front of Bethnal Green coffee shops, we will be meeting in church at 0730 on Wednesday.

Please take a Lenten flyer.

Children’s work review at St Saviour’s Priory at 1145 on Saturday March 4.

Friends’ Quiet Day at St Saviour’s Priory, Saturday March 4 at 1400. Please tell Sr Judith if you are planning to come.

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

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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