Please be aware of the updated Safeguarding policy for 2020 for St Marys Church, North Mymms

New Church of England Prayer Site

Watch and listen to the Service for 2 August - 8th Sunday after Trinity

Please note that St Mary's church is now open for private prayer on Sunday afternoons from 2-5pm.

You can read details of this and future plans for re-opening in Ruth's letter below

Meanwhile St Mary's will continue to hold weekly Church Services using Zoom so that members of the congregation will be able to worship together from their own homes.

The "meeting" will start at 9.45am for a quick catch-up with others with the service beginning at 10am.

Smaller groups will then be able to meet in a virtual coffee shop after the service.

Be sure to visit our facebook page where you will find daily Bible verses and images along with links to on-line Services

Features of our Virtual St Mary's Church include Morning and Evening prayer conducted by Ruth; church notices; how the elderly and vulnerable can get help at home through the North Mymms Youth Project ; a Prayer Tree; and the Daily Prayer from the Church of England website

30 July 2020:   An update from the Vicar at St Mary's Parish Church, North Mymms, the Revd Ruth Barr

Dear Parishioners,

St Mary's church is now open for private prayer on Sunday afternoons from 2-5pm. The safety of those who visit us is paramount.

There are new regulations in place for those who would like to come in and pray quietly.

We have had to introduce stringent new cleaning for those who visit, the kneelers, hymn books, prayer cards, pew cushions have therefore been removed. The toilets and kitchen facilities are not available at this time. Hand sanitiser must be used on entry and masks worn whilst inside. There are certain pews which are not accessible and a one-way system has been put in place to ensure those moving about the building do not come into contact with others. Please adhere to instructions given to you as you arrive.

The PCC have met to discuss when we will reopen for corporate worship and have agreed that we will trial this on Sunday September 6th at the new time of 11am.

We will continue to worship together at home through Zoom at 9.30am for those who feel the current climate causes too many restrictions or they feel unsafe to venture back into the building at this time.

You can still visit our church virtually and see it as you may remember it by visiting this link

Blessings to you at such a difficult time.

Revd Ruth Barr

St Mary's North Mymms

If you have any prayer requests at this time, please get in touch and we would love to pray for you.
I would encourage you to still support us with your own prayers please.

To keep in contact with us, please phone Rev Ruth Barr on 07447 458 526 or email: ruthbarr77@gmail.com
If you prefer to write, my address is The Vicarage, North Mymms Park, Hatfield, AL9 7TN.
If you are in need of any kind, or would just like a chat, then please contact Ruth, Martin (01707 260687) or Gill (01707 272265)

We would also appreciate any offerings at this time when we are unable to pass around the collection plate
You may make a donation through the Give a Little link or
If you wish to set up a standing order to do so, please pay: St Mary’s North Mymms PCC Covenant Fund: Sort Code: 20-92-54 Account Number: 4078 5784
Thank-you so much for your support in various ways both now and in the past and also, we hope, in the future.

If you are self isolating and cannot get out to get food etc, we are happy to help for no charge.

North Mymms Youth Project are able to help you, please do make contact and they will do their best to help.
Call North Mymms Youth Project tel: 01707 444420
They have produced a useful check list of opening times of shops and businesses locally which can found on the North Mymms Youth Project website
Other groups that can assist;
Christ Church Little Heath Support Group - contact tel no: 01707 819217
Hatfield Help Group - email: help@communities1st.org.uk


You are invited to take a virtual tour of St Mary's Church by clicking here or on the logo to the left

We are indebted to Richard Jackson from local North Mymms digital media company Virtronix for generously creating this virtual 3D tour with 360° photography of St Mary's Church

Once you have entered the site either press the PLAY button in the bottom left corner, and let the tour take you around, or you can pause, click and interact with the model in your own time

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Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals All enquiries regarding Baptisms, Marriages, Blessing of Civil Marriages, publication of Banns of Marriage and Funeral arrangements should be directed to the Vicar or Churchwardens - details at the foot of the page.

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poppy Mighty Men of Mymms, an online memorial to those men of the parish of North Mymms who lost their lives in the Great War can be found by following this link

In Memoriam Details of the nine Commonwealth War Graves in St Mary's Churchyard, recently cleaned by the CWGC, can be found here .
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