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St Mark’s Seeks New Director of Music

St Mark’s Wimbledon is seeking to employ a Director of Music. We are an inclusive liberal catholic church (C of E) in central Wimbledon with a diverse congregation, and are looking for a dynamic Director of Music who can lead our church to the next stage of its musical growth. 22 hours pm (including one Sunday service pw), £6,500 pa. Closing date: Monday 19 September 2022. Interview date: TBC. Applications and enquiries: Revd Clive Gardner, [email protected], 020 8944 0184.  More information can be found here.

Welcome to St Mark’s!

We welcome everyone. No exceptions.

We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, civil partnered, divorced, widowed, LBTQI+, questioning, well-heeled or down at heel. We especially welcome wailing babies and excited toddlers.

We welcome you whether you can sing like Pavarotti or just growl quietly to yourself. You’re welcome here if you’re just browsing, just woken up, or just got out of prison. We don’t care if you’re more Christian than the Archbishop of Canterbury, or haven’t been to church since Christmas ten years ago.

We extend a special welcome to those who are over sixty but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome keep-fit mums, football dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers, vegetarians, junk-food eaters. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if you’re having problems, are down in the dumps, or don’t like ‘organised religion’. (We’re not that keen on it either.) We offer a welcome to those who think the earth is flat, work too hard, don’t work, can’t spell, or are here because granny is visiting and she wanted to come to church.

We welcome those who are inked, pierced, both or neither. We offer a special welcome to those who could use a prayer right now, had religion shoved down their throat as kids, or got lost and wound up here by mistake.

We welcome pilgrims, tourists, believers, seekers, doubters… and you.

Okay, so we’re not there yet. But the above is our aim. Come join us.

Welcome to The Bishop of Kingston!

St Mark’s is the new home of the offices of the Bishop of Kingston, the Archdeacons of Lambeth and Wandsworth, and their PA’s—it is a pleasure to welcome them.

Services at St Mark’s

Our main Sunday service is at 10 am—a parish communion service.  

Our Sunday Club is also meeting during term time for all pre-school age children and above.  Do join us!

You can also join the 10 am service by Zoom; please contact the Vicar, Revd Clive Gardner ([email protected]) if you would like the Zoom link details.

Our Wednesday Communion is a more reflective service meeting 1-1.30 pm in the sanctuary of St Mark’s.  A beautiful way to pause mid-week and find some space to re-focus your life.

The Vicar (Reverend Clive Gardner) and the Pastoral Minister (Paula Thorvaldsen) are in regular contact with congregation members who are on their own or have particular needs. If you would like them to contact you, their details are:

Revd Clive Gardner, [email protected], 020 8944 0184
Paula Thorvaldsen, [email protected], 07711 887 430

You can contact the Administrator and Church Office on [email protected].

Updated August 2022.