Welcome to the webpage of the church of St Mary Magdalene, Whipsnade.

During lockdown we hope to keep the church open during daylight hours for private prayer; please do comply with the Covid-19 regulations inside the buildings.

All Sunday morning services will continue on the Nicola Lenthall YouTube channel at

The Church of England parish church of Whipsnade, also known by its unusual dedication to St Mary Magdalene, stands at the heart of this famous and beautiful village, and is the main spritual centre for the community. It is normally kept open for visits and prayer in daylight hours. As an 'ancient' church building, ours is relatively young: the church tower is the oldest part, dating from the sixteenth century, while the central part of the building is Georgian. At the opposite end to the tower the chancel is Victorian. We're particularly proud, after decades of campaigning and fundraising, to have a 21st-century addition at the south western corner, containing a servery, toilet and meeting room. 

 

Vicar:

Reverend Nicola Lenthall, 01582-872223

 

Lay Minister:

Dorothy Blackburn 01582-872670
 

Churchwardens:

Isobel Randall 01582-872552

Martin Rees 01582-873117

Information:

 

Please check the services on the main church page.

The first of our new 'Knit and Natter' afternoons:

Christmas Eve Carol Service 2019:

Our Harvest Festival Service on 6th October 2019:

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About Us

The churches of St Mary the Virgin, Kensworth, St Mary the Virgin, Studham and St Mary Magdalene, Whipsnade are in the Deanery of Dunstable in the Diocese of St Albans.

Our Vicar is the Reverend Nicola Lenthall.

T: 01582-872223

E: revnicolalenthall@btinternet.com

 

For more information about our churches please use the link above.

To visit us

Kensworth Church:

Church End, LU6 3RA

 

Studham Church:

Church Road, LU6 2NW

 

Whipsnade Church:

The Green, LU6 2LL