Services for the Month
What to expect
This is our usual monthly pattern of services, however, please look at Services for the Month for up to date information. There is no ‘dress code’, please come as you are.
Please refer to the Services For the Month for service locations while the improvements are carried out to the church.
8.30am Said Communion service using Book of Common Prayer:
This is a quiet service in a traditional style.
1st SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
10.15am All-Age Service Everyone worships together in this service, which has a blend of hymns and modern worship songs accompanied by the band. The talk is interactive; volunteers from the congregation say the prayers. After the service, there are refreshments to which all are welcome to stay.
2nd, 4th and 5th SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
10.15am Parish Communion service using the Common Worship book
People can receive bread and wine or a blessing at the altar. There are Sunday groups for children 0-10. Children are in church for the beginning of the service then, after the first hymn, they go to their groups: There is a staffed creche room for 0-3s in church and groups for children age 4-10. After the service, there are refreshments and all are welcome to stay.
3RD SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
10.15am ‘THIRD SUNDAY’ Baptisms often take place during this service. THIRD SUNDAY has a stronger theme and a more relaxed style. This service brings all ages together and after the service, we have a bring and share lunch.
1ST SUNDAY EVENING OF THE MONTH
6.30pm Iona-Style Holy Communion This a peaceful service of Holy Communion.
2ND SUNDAY EVENING OF THE MONTH
6.30pm Traditional Sung Evensong using the Book of Common Prayer: This is a reflective service with hymns, prayer, readings, and a talk.
4TH SUNDAY OF THE MONTH
7.00pm Ex:alt – Contemporary Worship Service This service is a contemporary service with worship led by the band. There is a talk and time for prayer and discussion.
9.30am Said Communion service using Book of Common Prayer This is a quiet service in a traditional style.
WEEKDAYS (except Thursdays)
We meet at 9am in the Lady Chapel for Morning Prayer. This is open to everyone and is a great way to start the day.
Please Note – While St Mary’s is temporarily out of the church building, Morning Prayer will not be taking place.