Lunchtime recitals are held every Wednesday and are free of charge. You are welcome to bring your lunch into church to eat while you listen.
Wednesday 3rd May 2017 Claudia Grinnell, Organ Scholar of Salisbury Cathedral
Wednesday 10th May 2017 Moriarty Winds, Wind Ensemble
Wednesday 17th May 2017 Marco Ramelli, Guitar
Wednesday 24th May 2017 Tamara Ravenhill, Soprano
Wednesday 31st May 2017 Farah Ghadiali, Soprano
Thursday 4th May, 6.30pm A Concert by Floreat: O quam gloriosum
Renaissance music from Spain, Italy and England. Floreat is an a capella vocal consort based in Westminster. Admission free; retiring collection cantandum.westminster.org.uk/floreat
Solemn Mass, Wednesday 10th May, 6.30pm The Great Fire of Westminster
Forty years ago on 10th May 1977, the church was almost totally destroyed by fire, caused by arson.It was subsequently rebuilt on a smaller scale to a design by the aptly named Donald Buttress, and dedicated in 1984. To mark the anniversary we are having a Solemn Mass with special music. We do hope you can join us for this historic occasion.
Preacher: Fr Jim Rosenthal, former churchwarden.
Exhibition of photographs and other material from the time of the fire.
You are invited to wear something red!
After the service there will be a reception to which all are invited.
Ascension Day, Thursday 25th May, 12.30pm Ascension Day
There will be a Sung Mass at 12.30pm at St Matthew's. Mass Setting: St Mary's Mass (Anthony Caesar) During Communion: God is Gone Up (Arthur Hutchings) In the evening we are invited to join with local churches for a united Mass at St Saviour's, Pimlico at 7pm, where the preacher will be Fr Victor Stock.
8.00 Holy Eucharist (1662) 11.00 SOLEMN MASS (Common Worship)
Every 1st Sunday on the month the 11am service is Sung Mass with choir.
Monday to Friday
8.30 Silent Prayer 8.45 Morning Prayer 12.30 Holy Eucharist 17.30 Silent Prayer 17.45 Evening Prayer The church is open every day between 8.30am and 4.30pm for prayer.
Tuesday 16th May, 1pm Healing in St Matthew's Gospel Marylebone Healing Centre
This year in the liturgical calendar is the Year of St Matthew, and churches are having a number of events to focus on the Evangelist. The next such event will take place in the Marylebone Health Centre, 1pm - 2pm, when Fr Andrew Walker will be leading us through healing in St Matthew's Gospel. This is a really wonderful opportunity to engage with the gospel – all are welcome, and there is no charge.
Wednesday 17th May, 7pm Mark's Gospel Live St John's Church, Kensal Green
Experience the entire Gospel of Mark. This is not a reading or a talk but a dramatic proclamation of an ancient story of God's healing love. Performed by priest and actor Joseph Morris. The evening is free, with a retiring collection.
Friday 26th May, 4pm Parable and Paradox Southwark Cathedral
This is the launch event for an exhibition of poems by Malcolm Guite and paintings by Adam Boulter in the Refectory at Southwark Cathedral. There will be a talk with the poet and artist. The exhibition will run from 26th May to 9th June.