Services

Services for the Month

3-24 November

 

Sunday 1 December – Advent Sunday Preacher
8:30am Traditional Holy Communion In The Triangle Centre Rev Chris Williams
10:15am All-Age Worship In The Triangle Centre Rev Chris Williams
6:30pm Informal Iona Holy Communion In St John’s Church, Greatham
Sunday 8 December – Advent 2 Preacher
8:30am Traditional Holy Communion In The Triangle Centre Annie Coley

10:15am


6.30pm

Parish Communion  In The Triangle Centre

Sung Evening Prayer In The Triangle Centre

 Annie Coley


Ian Lawrie

Sunday 15 December – Advent 3 Preacher
8:30am Traditional Holy Communion In The Triangle Centre Eleanor Childs
10:15am

Third Sunday In The Triangle Centre
followed by bring-and-share lunch

Eleanor Childs
Sunday 22 December – Advent 4 Preacher
8:30am Traditional Holy Communion In the Triangle Centre Rev Chris Williams

10:15am

Parish Communion with children’s groups In the Triangle Centre

Rev Chris Williams

6.30pm Carol Service followed by mulled wine and mince pies In The Triangle Centre

 

Hymns next Sunday

Hymns for 8 December

Please click on the title to hear the hymn 

On Jordan’s Bank

Long ago prophets knew

When out of poverty (youtube video for the tune)

O Come O Come Emanauel

Christ is surely coming

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.

SUNDAY MORNINGS

EVERY SUNDAY

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.

 

SUNDAY EVENINGS

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.

 

WEEKDAYS

WEDNESDAYS

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.