The Bishops of the London area have announced that all churches in London must close because of the corona virus pandemic. This means that St Mary’s will not be open until further notice. Resources for continuing to pray and worship during these extremely difficult times will be updated regularly. Check out our ‘Worship at home’ and ‘For families’ sections using the menu above.
elcome to St Mary’s, the historic parish church of Mortlake. Christians have worshipped on this site since 1543. We aim to be a family friendly and inclusive church welcoming everyone and providing a space in which people can explore faith and ask questions. You can find details of our services, our children’s groups and other activities by scrolling down this page or using the Menu above. Follow our Twitter feed on the left hand side of this page and scroll down to see photos or videos of recent events.
We’re open: St Mary’s is usually open every day from 9.00am to around 4.00pm to pray, contemplate or just to sit in peace. Scroll to the bottom of the page to check our location. On Saturday mornings we have a coffee shop from 10.00am – 12.00 noon: do drop in for a chat or to look around our beautiful building. On the second Saturday of each month our sixteenth century tower is open between 10.00am and 12 noon. Some of the photos used at the top of this page are views from the tower – it is well worth a visit.
Safeguarding: At St Mary’s we take our responsibility to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults extremely seriously. If you have any safeguarding concerns or would like to know more about our safeguarding procedures you can find the contact details of the relevant people here .
You can find the Diocesan Safeguarding Policies and procedures ‘A Safe Church’ here
Mission Action Plan: In common with other churches in the Diocese of Southwark, have a Mission Action Plan which is reviewed regularly. You can read our plan here. As a church we are committed to inclusion and social justice and many of our members are active in local community groups.
If you live in the parish (you can click here to check) then St Mary the Virgin is ‘your’ parish church and we are always happy to talk with you about a wedding, baptism or funeral in church or any other matter which concerns you.
Talks and Sermons: You can listen to recent sermons and talks by scrolling down this page. Clicking on the title will take you to an MP3 recording of the sermon.
Giving: If you would like to give a gift to support the work of this historic church, please use the Donate button at the bottom right hand corner of this page.