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Welcome to Hornsey Parish Church

Hornsey Parish Church of St Mary with St. George is part of the Church of England in the Edmonton area of the Diocese of London which in turn is part of the worldwide Anglican Communion.

We are a diverse church with a congregation representative of the varied community that Hornsey is: young and older; married, single and partnered, straight and gay; British and international.

The style of our worship is focussed upon the Eucharist. We see our liturgical life as very important: not fussy and celebrated with attention and care. Our musical life is rich and inclusive with a very good choir and musical director whose talents complement the atmosphere of the services which we hope are supported by the contemplative feel of the modern church building. more

There is something for everyone at Hornsey Parish Church and we hope that can include you too. Please come and see us – you will be very welcome.

Fr Bruce Batstone



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Dear Friends

What has interested me this week?
I read in the Guardian last Friday that Michelangelo’s favourite sculpture, an impressively muscled torso more than 2,000 years old, is to travel from the Vatican to the UK for the first time, for the British Museum’s big spring exhibition on the human body in ancient Greek art, exploring a preoccupation with the body beautiful that continues today. From Bondi Beach to California and beyond, it remains the “body people want to have,” said the museum’s director, Neil MacGregor. Around 150 objects will go on display for the show, which the museum said would be a “celebration of the beauty and ideals of ancient Greek art”.More


Sunday 11th January 2014 – Baptism of the Lord

8.00am – Eucharist
10.30am – Sung Parish Eucharist with Puppet Nativity

Hymns for this Sunday
609 – Songs of thankfulness and praise
541 – O Thou who camest from above
84 – Breathe on me breath of God
352 – Jesus is Lord

Readings for this Sunday
First Reading – Samuel (3:1-10)
Second Reading – Revelation to St John the Divine (5:1-10)
Gospel Reading – St John (1:43-51)


Please click here to download a PDF of this week’s service sheet

For details of weekly notices please visit the news and events section of this site
Crèche & Sunday Scho0l
Sunday School meets in the Marian Centre adjacent to Church every Sunday at 10.30am. Children return to Church at Communion. All children from 3 years upward are welcome. Please ask a Warden to point you in the right direction.
Georgians is for children aged eight years and upward. There are three groups according to age. Georgians meet in the Church Rooms. They start in Church for the first part of the service, leave during the psalm, and rejoin the main body of the congregation at Communion.
Safeguarding Statement
Hornsey Parish Church believes that safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all those who are vulnerable (children, young people and vulnerable adults). We expect all of our staff, volunteers and those who use our premises to share this commitment and value the support of those who worship here in achieving this. If you have any concerns please contact the Safeguarding Officer, Debbie Langdon Davis.

For details of our other weekly services please go to the services page of this website.