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to our ecumenical Christian church of St Mary Magdalene in Willen, designed by Robert Hooke after the Great Fire of London, and completed in 1680.
It is a living, breathing church, often dubbed the jewel of Milton Keynes. Hooke's only complete building outside London and still in regular use almost 350 years later.
We now have a box in the church entrance for suggestions, questions, comments and ideas

Weekly Services plus Events, Weddings, Baptisms, Funerals, Interment of Ashes


Robert Hooke's Birthday
Thursday 18th 12.30pm

Feast of St Mary Magdalene Day

Patronal Day Holy Communion Service
Sunday 21st 9.30am

Evensong with Quorum
Led by the Archdeacon of Buckingham, to honour the 50 years of the Society of the Sacred Mission at the church, Well and Priory - with special thanks to Fr Jonathan Ewer, for maintaining continuity even during the pandemic years.
Sunday 21st 3.30pm

New central contact number, Monday to Friday, 10am to noon
01908 382458

We pray for peace in Ukraine, Palestine, Israel and all the war-torn countries of our world

Hooke Heritage Project
2024 remains a time of renewed progress with the church and community, through our international Hooke Heritage Project, to be built in the churchyard.
Huge thanks to the National Lottery Heritage Fund for their key support.

Robert Hooke.
The Oxford Heritage Partnership report on the importance of this church can be downloaded here.

Churchyard & Volunteers
A big thank you to everyone who helps do such a good job of looking after the church grounds.
Another big thank you to all the volunteers working inside too.
The church operates as a true team effort, inside and out -
entirely by unpaid volunteers, ministers included.





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