Saint Margaret's Barking






HOLY COMMUNION - a quiet service with a sermon




Second, Third and Fourth Sundays: HOLY COMMUNION


CHILDREN'S AND YOUNG PEOPLE'S GROUPS, including Creche and Dove Club on all Sundays except the first.




EVENING SERVICE - A more traditional service with a robed choir.:

 1st Sunday: HOLY COMMUNION:

 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sundays:  Book of Common Prayer EVENSONG:



12.30p.m. Midweek Holy Communion Service



10.00a.m. Holy Communion service









There is wheelchair access to St. Margaret's Church through the St. Margaret's Centre.  A hearing loop is available in the main body of the church and large print copies of service sheets are available on request from our sidespeople. 

 If you have any access queries or requests, please ask one of our Churchwardens , Assistant Wardens or sidespeople who can be identified by their badges.





St. Margaret's has always been a very popular church for weddings, and we welcome this.

If you would like to get married at St. Margaret's, please come along to the church centre on a Friday evening between 6.30pm and 8pm.

To book a wedding you will need to both bring your passports and proof of your address.  if you do  book a date you will need a £50 deposit. 

 We look forward to meeting you.





We want to welcome you and your children into God's family, the Church.

To enquire about Baptism (Christening) for your child come along to the Church Centre on a Friday evening between 6.30pm and 8pm. We will then invite you to come along to two Baptism preparation meetings, where all your questions can be answered.


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THE TEA ROOMS was opened in February 2012 and has been a great success.  It opens on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 11.00a.m. - 2.00p.m. serving snacks and light lunches at very reasonable prices.  Do pop in and see us - you'll receive a warm welcome!


Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 June 2023 19:36
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St Margaret's Church is called to glorify God through Jesus Christ


St Margaret's Mission Statement

Giving thanks to God for the Christian heritage of prayer, worship, service, community and hospitality in this place:

Seeking God’s kingdom to come, we commit ourselves, by the power of the Holy Spirit, to:

Love and Worship God, making prayer and worship central to our lives by:

  • Daily prayer and reading of the Bible, regular worship together, and receiving of Holy Communion, praise of God and listening to God.

Disciple people of all ages to be followers of Jesus Christ by:

  • Providing ways for people to explore the Christian faith, and to make commitments in Baptism and Confirmation.
  • Encouraging development of gifts, abilities, and vocations so that people grow to maturity in their faith.

Support Christian families in discipling children and young people to be followers of Jesus Christ by:

  • Strong links with St. Margaret’s Church of England Primary School.
  • The work of the Children’s and Youth Ministry.

Reflect God’s love in our lives by:

  • Developing relationships of openness and honesty with one another.
  • Welcoming all whom God brings to us.
  • Rejoicing in our diversity as a gift from God to be celebrated.
  • Seeking God’s wholeness and healing in our lives.

Speak faithfully and lovingly to our community and nation of God’s justice, peace and love by:

  • Praying and campaigning for a just world, and seeking to be peacemakers.
  • Acting in an environmentally friendly way in all we do, supporting Fair Trade.
  • Keeping open and honest relationships with our borough.

Preserve our heritage and serve our community by:

  • Maintaining our buildings as places of welcome and prayer.
  • Seeking to provide appropriate spiritual and pastoral support for those who visit our church and centre.

To the glory, honour, and praise of God,
Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

Worship Schedule

St. Margaret's Church

Sunday Services
8:30 am | 11:00 am | 6.30 pm

Children's and young people's groups

11.00 am


On Wednesday

10.00 am Holy Communion

1.10 pm Lunch Time Service

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John 6:35
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