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Exterior of church, arched doorway.
Side view of church exterior, close angle on windows.
Exterior of church, smaller arched doorway.
Sign reading, Church of the Annunciation of the blessed Virgin Mary, consecrated in 1870
Exterior of church from the high street, through the leafy trees.
Exterior of front of the Alms House in summer.
The church organ


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08:00 The Holy Communion
10:00 Parish Eucharist


08:00 Low Mass


18:30 Low Mass


10:00 Low Mass


19:30 Low Mass


10:00 Low Mass


09:00 Low Mass
10:30 Confessions (Fr Paul)
17:00 Confessions (Fr David)


Bell Ringers

The superb ring of eight (Tenor 19cwt; Threequarter 18lb) is by Taylor’s of Loughborough. They are usually rung at 9:30am on Sunday. Practice night is Friday at 6:10pm. New and visiting ringers are always welcome.
Contact Michael Owen: 020 8467 3082.

Brownies and Rainbows

The 2nd Chislehurst Brownies meet on Wednesday evenings in St Mary Hall (not to be confused with the hall at St Mary's Church Crown Lane) from 5:30-7:00pm. We welcome girls aged 7 to 11, cover a wide range of activities and have lots of fun.

Contact Mrs Samantha Weir: 07968 729992 micksamantha@aol.com

The 10th Chislehurst Brownies meet on Mondays from 5:30-7:00 pm in St Mary Hall and welcomes girls aged 7-11 years, cover a wide range of activities and have lots of fun.

Contact Mrs Toni Hartwell: 07968 701619 toni.hartwell@hotmail.co.uk

Further information concerning Rainbows (aged from 5 -7) should be addressed to Ms Helen Beecher-Bryant, Division Commissioner for Chislehurst and Petts Wood: 07748 503689 helenbb75@hotmail.co.uk

For more information about Brownies and Rainbows see girlguiding.org.uk

Church Choirs

The choir is affiliated to the RSCM and sings a wide variety of music at services on Sundays, feasts and holy days. It rehearses on Sunday mornings from 9:15 for 30 minutes, and then after Mass until 12:00 noon. New singers of all ages are welcome.
Occasionally we bring in singers from elsewhere for special services to augment our church choir.

Fund-raising Events

Please see Giving

Pilgrimages and Retreats

The parish has a day pilgrimage to the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham in September. Our annual retreat is held at Alton Abbey, an Anglican Benedictine Monastery in Hampshire.


Adults and children are welcome to join the serving team. Full training will be given.
Contact Cliff Mayes: mottinghammayes@live.com

St Mary Hall

The hall, run by St Mary Hall Educational Trust, is used for a wide range of community activities, and is available to hire at a rate of £20 per hour. Unfortunately, due to recent problems we are no longer letting the hall for children's parties.
Contact Sally Thorn: 020 8295 1379 sally@irthorn.plus.com