No one belongs here more than you

Welcome to St Mary's with St John's

No one belongs here more than you.


Welcome and thank you for visiting our website.

Following the example of Jesus, and seeking to model the inclusive love of God, we welcome all people, whatever your status, wealth, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age, health or mobility.

Our mission

To be an inclusive, welcoming and community focussed church


News and Events

St Mary's podcasts


We are launching a series of podcast recordings of Sunday sermons. Rev Alan's Sunday 16 February podcast is now available to listen to on this website. Go here to find it.

Race night

The annual Race night will take place on Saturday 22 February at 7.00 pm at St Joseph's in the Park.

Tickets are £12 which includes Fish and Chip supper.

For tickets, contact David Gorton on 01992 551430 or email:

Confirmation service

Congratulations to Sue, Paul and Eve, who were confirmed by the Bishop of Hertford at St Mary's last Tuesday, with candidates from St Andrew's.

Interested in finding out more about confirmation? click here for more information.

#LiveLent: Care for God's Creation

To find out more about this year's 40 day challenge, on the theme of a Christian response to the climate crisis, and to sign up for email reflections, click here

Quiz supper - Hertford and District Churches together

Saturday 29 February, 6.30 for 7.00 pm start. Tables of 8. Tickets £8.00 which includes a ploughman's supper. For more details see poster in the Church porch.

Parish Magazine

Read the latest issue of the Parish Magazine on the magazine page here.

Parish breakfast

This will take place on Saturday 9 May. More details to follow!

Hymns and Cake for Christian Aid
Sunday 1 March
3.00-4.30 pm

Hertford Methodist Church. Come and sing or just enjoy the cake!

Searching for Faith

Our short informal course exploring the Christian Faith starts again in the New Year. Tuesdays, 8.00pm.


For full details, contact Alan: 01992 582726 


St Mary's annual Arts Festival and Family Fun Day 10-12 July 2020

Click here for more details.

Contact Jean Skinner on 07742 172766 or email if you wish to run a stall.

Special Services


World day of prayer

Rise! Take your mat and walk

This year the service has been written by the women of Zimbabwe. Friday 6 March 10.30 am at Hertford United Reformed Church. 

Services at St Andrew's
Meditation and Mindfulness

Explore the riches of Christian meditation and how it fits with the practice of mindfulness. Twice a month on Wednesdays at 8pm at our sister church, St Andrew's, Hertford. Refreshments from 7.40 pm.

For more information, click here

Church at 3


A short dementia friendly service with familiar hymns and prayers for those living with dementia and their carers. Once a month at our sister church, St Andrew's, Hertford.  For more details click here


8-8.40 pm A quiet space to be still with music, readings, mindfulness, silence and prayer. At St Andrew's once a month on a Thursday. For more details, click here

Soul Food

A modern cafe-style service in the St Andrew's Centre behind the Church on a Sunday evening with coffee, biscuits and discussion.  For more details, click here

Sunday Services

Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) - 8am every Sunday, except the 5th Sunday of the month

Parish Eucharist - 9.15am
every Sunday

  • with Young Church (for ages 4-11 yrs) on the 1st Sunday of the month

  • an All-Age communion service on the 2nd Sunday of the month 


Evening Prayer - 6.30pm (Apr - Sept) or 3.30pm (Oct - Mar)
4th Sunday of the month

St Mary's Church, Hertingfordbury

St Mary's Lane, Hertingfordbury SG14 2LE

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