Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved in Parish life.  Listed below are our regular activities, all of which welcome new faces!

ABC Group
This group is for babies and toddlers together with their carers. It meets at St Mary Magdalene on Wednesday from 11.00am to 12.00noon.  See ABC Group page

Bell ringing
See the Bell Ringing at St Mary’s page

Choirs and music
See Music

Christianity at Work Group
Meets on the fourth Sunday of each month, 11.00am to 12.00noon in St Mary’s – contact Ruth Martin 8948 4458.

Christians in Richmond
Contact Peter & Carole Cregeen – 8408 0800

Church Flowers
St John’s contact: Alyson Barr (8940 1437)
St Mary’s contact: Gilly Wigg (8876 0907)
St Matthias contact: Glen McNeill (8940 9698)

Eaglets
A group for parents/carers and the babies and children in their care.  Meeting on Tuesday afternoons from 2.00-4.00pm at St John’s.  See Eaglets for more information.

Fairtrade 
See Fairtrade for Fairtrade information and details of the monthly Traidcraft stall at St John’s.

May Fair
This Team is actively involved in this great community event, especially the activities in and around St Mary Magdalene. See the May Fair page for details.

The Poetry Group
Meets on Mondays at 7.30 pm – contact Paul Gregorowski 8948 0017.

The Rainbow Fund
The Rainbow Fund for South Africa raises money to support the Homework School in Gugulethu – a township in Cape Town. Contact Judy Wright on 020 8940 5786.

Vineyard Sunday lunches
In 1981 Penny Wade, founder of the Vineyard Project, set up this scheme to provide a solid meal for the homeless and those in need. The scheme involves all the churches throughout the borough of Richmond-upon-Thames. There are 22 churches providing lunch every Sunday and when it is a particular church’s turn they provide a two-course lunch, plus tea or coffee, two or three times a year.

The scheme co-ordinator is Adam Brand, 020 8892 6831.

If you are interested in helping, serving, washing up or cooking one course, please contact:
St John the Divine: Gill Gregorowski 020 8948 0017 or Mary Ricketts 020 8892 3690
St Mary Magdalene: Nicola Holt 020 8940 0362
St Matthias: Marinus Viljoen 07972 907396

Youth work summary
See the youth work page for a summary of all activities for children and young people.

What’s missing?
If your group isn’t listed here please contact our Parish Administrator.